By Dave Burke DaveBurke.Photography How to best describe L.A.’s Steel Panther? Over the top, ridiculous, raunchy, politically incorrect and depending on your sensibilities either highly offensive or sidesplittingly hilarious. The glam metal quartet is simultaneously […]
Lamb of God is a metal band from Richmond, Virginia. They were formed by guitarists Mark Morton and Matt Conner, bassist John Campbell and drummer Chris Adler in 1994, under the name Burn the Priest. […]
Due to the year-long dormancy of the band Egypt Central, in December 2012 Jeff James (Guitar) and John Falls (vocals) left the band. The disbanding of Egypt Central and the formation of Devour the Day […]
Photo By Green Up Music [CC BY-SA 2.0] The American rock music band Weezer was formed In Los Angeles, California by Rivers Cuomo (Lead guitar, keyboard, harmonica and lead vocal), Patrick Wilson (Drums, percussion, guitar, […]
Photo By Jonas Rogowski (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0] Glen Danzig (Electric piano and vocals) formed the band Misfits in January 1977 in Lodi, New Jersey, USA, incorporating Jimmy Battle (Guitar), Diane DiPiazzi (Bass guitar) […]
Starset was formed in 2013 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. They are Dustin Bates’ child, which is also a member of Downplay. Taking over the vocals and keyboards, he is the leading songwriter of the band. His interest in space, can be reflected in Starlet’s name as well as photo shoots apart from their music itself. Certainly, he is an electrical engineering PhD holder. On July 8, 2014 their debut album Transmissions was released.
Their current line-up consists of Bates, as well as Brock Richards on the guitars, Ron DeChant on the bass and Adam Gilbert on the drums.
Their musical style is dominated by a strong cinematic atmosphere, blending powerful guitar riffs with electronic and symphonic elements. Hans Zimmer, Muse, Sigur Ros, Nine Inch Nails and Breaking Benjamin have been cited as influences by Bates. […]
Formed in 2005 Five Finger Death Punch come from Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Their name comes from the eponymous super-move in Tarantino’s film “Kill Bill”. The band’s founders are bassist Zoltan Bathory and drummer Jeremy Spencer. In late 2006 they recorded their debut album The Way of the Fist. In 2007, they signed to Firm Music and Pre-Emptive Strike EP was released. Songs like the The Bleeding contributed to the success of the release. In summer of 2007 they went out on their first major tour, to support Korn in Family Values Tour. They supported Disturbed’s Indestructible US tour, in 2008. Their first album The Way of the Fist was re-released on May 13, 2008. Their second album War Is the Answer was released in 2009. From their first days, FFDP is band that has achieved rapidly growing success, a process that never ceased to this day. They have sold over 2.6 million albums in the USA. […]
The South Africa Alternative Metal/Post-grunge band was originally formed in the name of Saron Gas in Pretoria, South Africa in 1999. The band released an independent album ‘Fragile’ under the name of Saron Gas. The […]