Whether you’ve seen Stars in Stereo on tour with Bullet for My Valentine, Halestorm, P.O.D. or Flyleaf, it’s likely that the band has come through your town at least once. This California rock outfit has toured from coast to coast on their first record and now they are gearing up for the release of their follow up disc. We recently had the chance to speak with guitarist Jordan McGraw who revealed the title of their new album, the aptly monikered ‘Leave Your Mark.’
Guest blogger Neil Sanderson of Three Days Grace checks in each month with an exclusive column for Loudwire. In this piece, Sanderson gives us some insight on the early work for the band's next album, their plans for documenting the studio process and he also shares some thoughts on the recent Juno Awards and Korn's guitarist Brian 'Head' Welch. Check out his latest blog contribution below:
With countless years of music, Ringworm have been pummeling ears for decades. Frontman Human Furnace and his crew are gearing up for the release of their brand new record, ‘Hammer of the Witch.’ They are also hitting the road in the spring in promotion of the new album.
Chiodos are back with the new album 'Devil' and they're ready to prove something again. There's been quite a bit of change since their last studio album, as frontman Craig Owens has re-joined the band along with drummer Derrick Frost, and the group has added some vocal assistance with Thomas Erak. After touring to see how things would work out, the band forged ahead with the idea of pursuing new music.
In 2004, music industry professional Steve Beatty started a record label whose sole purpose was to release remastered and improved versions of heavy metal classics, exclusively on vinyl. This was a few years before the "resurgence" of vinyl (for example, Record Store Day started in 2007) and smack dab in the middle of the digital downloading craze. A decade later, Beatty's label, Back on Black, is stronger than ever.