Marshall of Rock Top 30 Albums of 2012

Marshall of Rock Top 30 Albums of 2012

Jan 1, 2013

In a year of great classic, hard rock and heavy metal, it was tough to eliminate many worthy releases from the Marshall of Rock Top 30 albums of 2012, but after much deliberation, we have come up with what we think is a representation of quality rock for the year. See what you think:

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Testament guitarist Alex Skolnick to release ‘Geek To Guitar Hero’ book next month

Testament guitarist Alex Skolnick to release ‘Geek To Guitar Hero’ book next month

Dec 24, 2012

Testament guitarist Alex Skolnick (Alex Skolnick Trio/ex-Tran-Siberian Orchestra) will release his new book 'Geek To Guitar Hero' on January 15th. The book was initially scheduled for release this past November. Here's a description of the 370 page paperback:

Alex is an awkward, read more...

Testament ‘Dark Roots Of Earth’ album out on July 31st, third ‘making of’ webisode posted

Testament ‘Dark Roots Of Earth’ album out on July 31st, third ‘making of’ webisode posted

Jul 17, 2012

'Dark Roots Of Earth', the new album from San Francisco Bay Area metal band Testament will be released in North America on July 31 on Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was produced, mixed and mastered by acclaimed British producer Andy Sneap (Arch Enemy, Nevermore, Accept, Exodus). Bonus tracks read more...

R.I.P. Ronnie Montrose

R.I.P. Ronnie Montrose

Mar 4, 2012

The great Ronnie Montrose, guitar legend for Montrose and Gamma, died Saturday (Mar. 3) from what is most likely prostate cancer, which he had been battling for the past few years.

A statement has been posted on the Montrose official website:" A few months ago, we held a surprise party for read more...

‘Murder In The Front Row: Shots From The Bay Area Thrash Metal Epicenter’ book out now (video preview)

‘Murder In The Front Row: Shots From The Bay Area Thrash Metal Epicenter’ book out now (video preview)

Dec 15, 2011

Machine Head guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn along with Exodus’ Gary Holt, Testament’s Alex Skolnick, and other Bay Area thrash metallers are contributors to the new book 'Murder In The Front Row: Shots From The Bay Area Thrash Metal Epicenter.' Brian Lew and Harald Oimoen, two thrash read more...