It’s the 34th Anniversary of The US Festival ‘Heavy Metal Day’ – I was there…a recap

It’s the 34th Anniversary of The US Festival ‘Heavy Metal Day’ – I was there…a recap

May 29, 2017

Today is the 34th Anniversary of the 1983 US Festival. The US Festivals (US pronounced like the pronoun, not as initials) were two early 1980s music and culture festivals sponsored by Steve Wozniak, formerly of Apple Computer. The first was held Labor Day weekend in September 1982 and the second read more...

‘Inside Metal: Pioneers of L.A. Hard Rock & Metal’ documentary creators kick off fundraising campaign

‘Inside Metal: Pioneers of L.A. Hard Rock & Metal’ documentary creators kick off fundraising campaign

Sep 6, 2014

The creators of 'Inside Metal: The Pioneers Of L.A. Hard Rock And Metal' Documentary Film Series, which features the biggest names of '80's Metal, offers Metal fans a chance to be included in these historical movies!

The early '80s metal scene in Los Angeles has become legendary, as it read more...

Quiet Riot replace their replacement singer

Quiet Riot replace their replacement singer

Jan 12, 2012

Quiet Riot have parted ways with their frontman of a little over a year, San Diego, California-based vocalist Mark Huff, and he isn't too happy about it. Huff posted this statement on his facebook page:

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Remembering Randy Rhoads and Dimebag Darrell

Remembering Randy Rhoads and Dimebag Darrell

Dec 7, 2011

Randy Rhoads was born this week (Dec. 6) in 1956. He would have been 55 years old if not tragically taken from us 29 years ago.

These quotes were in a 1984 issue of Hit Parader Magazine on the 2nd anniversary of his death. I thought it was interesting looking back to see the complete read more...

Salty Dog back to Rock the Key Club!

Salty Dog back to Rock the Key Club!

Nov 1, 2011

The original members of Salty Dog will reuniting for an December 10th show at the Key Club in Hollywood, California. Jimmi Bleacher (vocals), Pete Reveen (guitar), Michael Hannon (bass) and Khurt Maier (drums) will be performing their 1990 Geffen album 'Every Dog Has Its Day' in it's entirety read more...