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Rock Zone UK – Interview with Michael Romeo

I know I say this a lot, but there is nothing better than hearing a new record that just grabs hold of you and holds your attention for repeated listens. The latest of these to cross my desk is “War of the Worlds Pt. 1” the new release from Michael Romeo (guitar player extraordinaire from Symphony-X) which is out on 27th July. A magical blend of virtuoso guitar, orchestra, progressive metal  … you name it, it’s there. In advance of the release, Michael very kindly spent some time talking to…

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The Sideshow Podcast – Episode 353: Carnal Decay, Scathed, The Aftermath 2018 Album Reviews + Florida Bandcamp Pick: Pablo Lavoe

Despite the holiday week here in the US, we made time to drum up some brutal albums for the show. There may not be any big names, but we promise you there some quality stuff here. https://thesideshowpodcast.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/sideshow-353.m4a

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The Sideshow Podcast – Episode 352: Khemmis, Hatchet, Hoth 2018 Album Reviews + Michigan Bandcamp Pick: Sunlight’s Bane

It is hot as Hell where your hosts reside, and it’s not gonna let up too much this week.  So we suggest sitting int he AC, listening to this podcast, then listening to all the albums we talk about…well, the ones we rate well.  Oh, and drink cold beer (and water). https://thesideshowpodcast.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/sideshow-352.m4a

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Planet Rock – Sons Of Apollo backstage at Ramblin’ Man Fair 2018

Backstage at Ramblin’ Man Fair 2018, Mike Portnoy and Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal from Sons Of Apollo spoke to Wyatt from Planet Rock about making their drum tech work hard, why Mike doesn’t use Britney-style headset mics and making their UK live debut at Ramblin’ Man Fair, plus they confirmed that they’ll be back in September/October for more dates!

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Hayley Leggs – Interview with Tomas Haake of Meshuggah at Hellfest 2018

I thoroughly embarrassed myself with a momentary brain-fart, talking to the very good spirited Tomas Haake of Meshuggah (DEFINITELY Meshuggah!) at Hellfest 2018 about the band’s supposed creation of ‘Djent’, going from being an underground band to getting mainstream recognition, and his awesome girlfriend Jessica Pimentel from Orange is the New Black and Brujeria.

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The Sideshow Podcast – Episode 351: Orange Goblin, ASG, Gyre 2018 Album Reviews + Arkansas Bandcamp Pick: All Is At An End

We almost took a break from Death Metal this week, but we apparently can’t keep away from it!  Our three main album reviews, however, are devoid of the brutality.  They make up for that in riffs…and stoner vibes. https://thesideshowpodcast.files.wordpress.com/2018/06/sideshow-351.m4a

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Rock & Metal Combat Podcast – Episode 212 Fates Warning No Exit For Tim Bream

  Check out the latest episode of the Rock & Metal Combat Podcast below. Ian and Ralph, better known as Wadzilla and Dr. Fukk bring you conversations about albums, bands, movies, and anything else that they may want to touch upon, in a manner you will surely never hear of from anyone else. Sit back and enjoy. Fates Warning No Exit For Tim Bream

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Alternative Press – Between The Buried And Me guitarist Paul Waggoner on the “sonic war” in his head

For Paul Waggoner, the guitar powerhouse of Between The Buried and Me, playing guitar hasn’t always been about arpeggio-sweeping and soloing. His journey to becoming the six-string surgeon he is now has been paved with years of metronome training, scale practice and deconstructing songs in order to extract the fundamentals of melody and what it takes to make a part sound “good.” In this APTV exclusive, Waggoner recalls his idol worship of Weezer songwriter Rivers Cuomo, what it takes to make a “mental hard drive” of music theory, the muses…

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