INTERVIEW: GUMSHOE

Photo: Cody Bollinger (Visual King, Cody Bollinger – Creative Studio) I’ve known Mark Li (guitar/vocals) for a hot minute. We go all the way back to booking Showplace Theatre through ESI EVENTS back in the mid 2000s, if anyone from WNY reading this remembers such a thing. Back then, he was slinging riffs for melodic […]

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAYS (4/29/22)

New stuff from Rammstein is set to kill. Album releases: April 29, 2022 Ann Wilson – Fierce Bliss (Silver Lining) Devil Master – Ecstasies Of Never Ending Night (Relapse) Helms Alee – Keep This Be The Way (Sargent House) Kaipa – Urskog (InsideOut) Lament Cityscape – A Darker Discharge (Lifeforce) No/Mas – Consume/Deny/Repent (Closed Casket […]

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INERTIA (APPRECIATION POST 7/7)

We’ve reached the end of our anniversary series! The final band we’re shouting out is Buffalo tech death aficionados, INERTIA! This is the same article that appeared in our 7th anniversary hardcopy, but now that we’re online, I’ll include links to all the cool national press Inertia have gotten over the years! INERTIA (Buffalo, New […]

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAYS! (4/15/22)

April 15, 2022 Alunah – Strange Machine (Heavy Psych Sounds)Armored Saint – Delirious Nomad Re-Release (Metal Blade)Armored Saint – March Of The Saint Re-Release (Metal Blade)Armored Saint – Raising Fear Re-Release (Metal Blade)Axel Rudi Pell – Lost XXIII (SPV/Steamhammer)Darkher – The Buried Storm (Prophecy)DeVicious – Black Heart (Pride & Joy)J.B.O. – Pink Planet (AFM)Manegarm – Ynglingaättens Öde (Napalm)Monuments – In Stasis (Century Media)Nazareth – Surviving The Law (Frontiers)Poison Rose – Little Bang Theory (Frontiers)Ronnie Romero – Raised On Radio (Frontiers)Semblant – Vermilion […]

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HELL EVER AFTER (APPRECIATION POST 5 OF 7)

HELL EVER AFTER (Buffalo, New York rock opera) Vocals (female operatic) – Gina Lunetta (classically trained, exceptionally gifted) Vocals (male clean/harsh) – Ryan Mis (Short Attention Span Theatre‘s voice of mischief) Vocals/guitars/composition – Lawrence D. Gomez Guitars – Kahlil Sarikey (Technical death metal aficionado from Inertia) Keyboards- Eareckson Murray (a master of many instruments currently […]

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GRIZZLY RUN (APPRECIATION POST 4 OF 7)

GRIZZLY RUN (Buffalo, New York metalcore) Vocals- Christopher Schunk Guitar – Sam LeBron Guitar – Matthew Geltz Bass – Shawn Gomez Drums – Vince Mayer Now that our favorite modern metalcore band have solidified their new lineup for 2022, let’s take a look at each STUNNING member individually. We’re totally smitten for grizzly bears this […]

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DILUTED (APPRECIATION POST 2 OF 7)

DILUTED (Rochester, New York metalcore) Vocals- Pat Mulligan Guitar- Zach Coffey Bass- Michael Kimak Drums- Tyler Creller Photo credit: Kirsten Milliron of Milliron Design / @KLMilliron Diluted are 100% nostalgia for me in their pursuit of telling modern metal elitists to go fuck themselves. Diluted don’t care what the kids are listening to these days. […]

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