For veteran guitarist Simon McBride, taking the stage with Deep Purple, one of the most explosive bands in rock history, is just another day at the office.
Besides, occult doom bands are always welcome in the ever-broad musical climate of today. It is safe to say that Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats is indeed a modern-day Black Sabbath.
At one point or another, we’ve all been in a position of difficulty. Oftentimes, in these moments, this is when we as human beings take a moment to breathe, recenter, and reflect.
Thirty years ago, former Trapeze and Uriah Heep vocalist Peter Goalby walked away from music.
Leave it to metal’s ultimate thrasher, Dave Mustaine, to savagely snatch victory from the seethingly venomous jaws of defeat.
As challenging as it is to keep track of Jaron Gulino’s growing list of musical endeavors, it is nearly impossible to match his drive and determination.
For those who continue to count Megadeth as down and out… think again.
By 7:45 Saturday evening, a faint autumn breeze swirled through Hersheypark Stadium as a sea of impassioned headbangers restlessly waited in anticipation.
The era of what’s come to be known as “brit-pop” might be nothing more than a bygone period reduced to memory, but drummer Dave Rowntree’s creativity and innovation are anything but.
For fans of stalwart London legends Deep Purple who might have been worrying that they’d never hear the sweet sounds of “Smoke on the Water” echoing across arenas worldwide again, fear not; your newest guitarist is here.