The Rev had a chance to sit down with Blind Guardian vocalist Hansi Kursch at this year’s recent edition of Heavy Montreal!
In preparation for the release of their new album, “Orenda”, With Our Arms to The Sun is taking to the road bringing their lushly layered aural designs to cities across the country with LA’s Socionic leading up to a spot … Continue reading
The Rev of Too Metal For Church was at Heavy Montreal for Metal Nation Radio this year and had a conversation with drummer Hayley Cramer and bassist Matt DiRito of Pop Evil. The PR company had sent a list of … Continue reading
Day two of Heavy Montreal promised a sprinkle of rain and a flood of non-stop metal from the awesome lineup including the likes of Blind Guardian, Hatebreed, Killswitch Engage and headliners Disturbed. On tap for today were interviews with Hansi … Continue reading
Heavy Montreal took place a few days ago on August 6 & 7, 2016 at Parc Jean Drapeau in the awesome city of Montreal. The Rev was there armed with media credentials and his Metal Nation Radio tees with cutoff … Continue reading
Who: Phear (with guest Cameljoe) Where: Rockpile, Toronto When: July 23, 2016 On Saturday July 23, 2016 Canadian metal-masters Phear took the stage with a mission; to present an arena quality show that would leave the audience breathless, beaten and … Continue reading
Who: phear Where: The Rockpile West, Toronto, Canada When: July 23, 2016 Phear plays their second show of 2016 at the Rockpile West in Toronto on Saturday July 23 with special guests Cameljoe. The Rev chatted with vocalist Pat Mulock … Continue reading
Kiss, with guests The Cult, rolled through the Calgary Stampede on Wednesday July 13, 2016. Our master photog Jef Thorell was there to capture the moment for Metal Nation Radio.
Band: Monument Album: Hair of the Dog Label: Rock of Angels Records (ROAR) Release Date: June 10, 2016 Let’s get one thing straight: I am a total sucker for new bands who produce excellent traditional metal, the kind with twin … Continue reading
Hungary’s Handout recently released a new single and video titled “Empty Soul”. Now, as you might imagine, we get scores of new releases from independent bands and industry sources over the course of any given week and the most relevant … Continue reading
Bill: Lords of the Trident, Prismind, Tsargrad & Lutharo Date/Venue: May 29, 2016 Coalition Club Toronto, Canada Lords of the Trident, hailing from Wisconsin in the U.S., bills itself as the most metal band on earth. Well… that’s a pretty … Continue reading
Band: Lacuna Coil Album: Delirium Label: Century Media Release Date: May 27, 2016 Lacuna Coil is one of those bands I’ve seen unintentionally several times over the last few years as they seem to be added to shows where I’m … Continue reading
Band: Diamond Head Album: Diamond Head Label: Dissonance Productions Release Date: April 22, 2016 Diamond Head is about to engage in one of the riskiest games in rock ‘n’ roll by releasing a brand new, eponymous album that could potentially … Continue reading
Abbath, High on Fire, Skeletonwitch & Tribulation Venue: The Opera House, Toronto Date: April 10, 2016 On Sunday April 10, 2016, the Decibel Magazine Tour hit Toronto with Abbath, High on Fire, Skeletonwitch and Tribulation at the historic venue, The … Continue reading
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Show: ZZ Top Date: April 2, 2016, Location: Grey Eagle Resort & Casino, Calgary Canada ZZ Top, that little blues band from Texas who has been active since 1969, is still giving crowd-pleasing hard-rock performances with a plethora of classics … Continue reading