From Metal to Horror Rap, Pop’s 8 Most Shocking Stage Artists

Ever since the dawn of rock and roll, there have been those who enjoy bringing an element of shock and awe, while performing live.  Be it with the lyrical context, or the antics on stage, or maybe the crazy cool costumes, they have an uncanny ability to pop up again and again trying to out-do …

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Peta and Musicians: Think Ink Not Mink!!!!

PETA’s iconic “Ink, Not Mink” campaign has recruited a long list of fur-free celebrities whose sleeves will always made of ink—and never covered in mink. Check out the tatted stars who know that engraving skin is always better than putting animals in graves for their skin.  

The Designers Behind Our Favorite Album Covers: Storm Thorgerson

STORM THORGERSON   Album Covers 10cc: Sheet Music (1974) The Original Soundtrack (1975) How Dare You! (1976) Deceptive Bends (1977) Bloody Tourists (1978) Greatest Hits 1972–1978 (1979) Look Hear? (1980) Mirror Mirror (1994) AC/DC Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap (1976) (international edition) Alan Parsons: Try Anything Once (1993) On Air (1996) The Time Machine (1999) A Valid Path (2004) The Alan Parsons Project Tales of Mystery and Imagination (1976) …

List of films about bands

List of films about bands Year Film/Title Director(s) Cast/Leads Notes 1954 The Glenn Miller Story Anthony Mann James Stewart The film tells the story of the Glenn Miller Orchestra and big band leader Glenn Miller (1904–1944) (James Stewart) from his early days in the music business in 1929 through to his 1944 death when the …

Busted! 100 celebs and their drug busts

Gregg Allman Part of The Allman Brothers Band with *gasp* his brother Duane. 1976- Arrested on federal drug charges but got out of any penalties by agreeing to testify against a friend/tour manager/bodyguard. This understandably helped the rift in the band grow so Gregg did his own thing and has been sober since the mid-90s. …

The Conspiracy and the Music- Illuminati, New World Order, and Other Conspiracies in the Music Industry

    Lately, I have been taking notice of all the conspiracy theories spoken about in the music industry.  Upon looking into it a little bit more, I found that it has been done before in music history with almost any artist that is shall we say, “blowing up” or gaining large popularity rather quickly. …

Twilight Zone – Iron Maiden

Steve For The Deaf

Early Maiden has a real vitality. They were such a lively band on those first couple of records. Paul could sing pretty damned well for this kind of thing. He fires out lyrics with a sneer and yet has an impressive voice all his own. Steve ‘Arris was recruiting only the Killers that East London’s metal scene had to offer as he dreamed his Infinite Dreams. Clive Burr could play with a real swing on that huge metal band drum kit, kind of similar to Bill Ward or Peter Criss’ input in their respective bands in the way that he contributed to the architecture of Maiden’s sound.

Of course after those first two albums the sound of the band would change forever with the arrival of a new front man, the Prodigal Son himself Bruce Bruce. With their new singer a Revelation they took a big leap in theatrics…

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–FINAL BLOW–

    Since 2008, the hardcore underground music scene has been assaulted blow, by devastating blow, by JON ALVINO (VINO), JAY SHEDLIN, NICK JONES, CASSIE BEGAY, and MIKE TULEY of Colorado’s own FINAL BLOW.  We caught up with they guys at 2014’s 4/20 VAPORFEST for a hardcore update. OO: What projects are you currently involved …

–JOE FRANTZ–

              JOE FRANTZ boasts a pretty impressive resume of film maker, director, producer, cinematographer, and author.  Unknowingly, FRANTZ’S body of work has influenced pop music and reality entertainment as well as independent film all across the globe.  JOE sat down and gave up bit of an update as well as just a sight …

Frankie Ferraro  a.k.a. GRIZZ ROCK

  FRANKIE FERRARO a.k.a. GRIZZ ROCK, has been climbing to the top of the underground rock and rap scene for a while now. He’s part of the legendary Ruff Ryders crew (DMX, SWIZZ BEATZ) as well as THE SHOTBLOCKERS along with DANNY DIABLO.  FRANKIE sure knows how to meld rock and rap into an explosive …

RITE HOOK

S. M. W. - OnOne   Boston Phoenix hip hop writer Chris Faraone described Hook’s style: “Every word that Rite Hook rips rings with utter disgust; he doesn’t speak words so much as fire them into an imaginary spittoon." "In 2004 I really started getting serious about music," Hook said. "I found places to record …

–ZAK STEVENS—Savatage, Circle II Circle, Trans-Siberian Orchestra,Wicked Witch, Machines Of Grace

    -S. M. W. — OnOne-             From banging on pots and pans on the kitchen floor and winning his elementary school talent show to studying at MIT’s Vocal Institute of Technology in Hollywood, Ca. in their very first classes and selling out arenas world-wide; you could say that ZAK STEVENS is certainly …

REHAB….TAKING IT TO THE HOUSE….                          WELCOME HOME….     

  S. M. W. - OnOne To say Danny "Boone" Alexander and Rehab has seen its ups and downs would be a huge understatement. Origins of the group date back to Warner Robins, Georgia, in 1998 when Alexander met Jason "Brooks" Buford during a stint at a rehab facility, hence the band name, then later …