This year has seen the breakout of The Pretty Reckless in the rock world. The band has enjoyed their first chart-topping single, 'Heaven Knows,' and quite a bit of success for their 'Going to Hell' album. 'Loudwire Nights' host Full Metal Jackie had a chance to catch up with The Pretty Reckless' Taylor Momsen and guitarist Ben Phillips, and they spoke about the recent success, the formation of the group and finding their sound. Check out the interview below:
Saliva are back! After undergoing a singer switch with Bobby Amaru entering the group, the band is receiving positive early praise for their new album, 'Rise Up,' which just dropped this week. 'Loudwire Nights' host Full Metal Jackie recently spoke with Saliva drummer Paul Crosby about the revived energy in the band, their 'Rise Up' album and what the addition of Amaru has meant to the group. Check out Full Metal Jackie's chat with Saliva's Paul Crosby below:
Is there anyone in rock with as many irons in the fire as Max Cavalera? In the years since his exit from Sepultura, the singer-guitarist initially focused his efforts on Soulfly before expanding his resume in recent years. The rocker has recently added Cavalera Conspiracy and now the supergroup Killer Be Killed to his "to-do" list and he'll be busy with all three acts this year.
Hellyeah are ready to rock your world this spring, and they've got the album to do it. We got an early listen to 'Blood for Blood' and it's a full-on rocker. As drummer Vinnie Paul tells it, it's a disc t
Triptykon frontman Tom Gabriel Warrior was the guest on Full Metal Jackie's radio show this past weekend. The vocalist spoke about the band's 'Melana Chasmata' album, their special edition box set version, the band's artwork and the live concert experience. If you missed Jackie's show, here's her full interview with Triptykon's Tom Gabriel.
Black Stone Cherry are on their way back with the new album 'Magic Mountain' due out May 6. Frontman Chris Robertson recently spoke with 'Loudwire Nights' host Full Metal Jackie about the disc and also talked about getting their start in Kentucky and what fans can expect from their upcoming live shows. Check out Full Metal Jackie's chat with Black Stone Cherry's Chris Robertson below.
While there are plenty of women in hard rock today, they definitely owe a bit of gratitude to The Runaways. The band arrived on the scene with their 1976 self-titled debut and despite their young age and gender, both of which presented barriers at the time, they went toe-to-toe with many of the male-driven acts of the day.
Avenged Sevenfold's Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengeance just took home the award for Best Guitarists at this year’s Revolver Golden Gods Awards, but a few weeks ago Gates took the stage for a much different kind of gathering. In an event co-sponsored by Schecter Guitar Research and Guitar Center, Gates hand-selected 10 guitarists from an online contest to take part in an hour-and-a-half master class.
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