Tag Archives: heavy metal

Get In The Ring: An Interview with Fozzy Vocalist Chris Jericho

Fozzy vocalist Chris Jericho, who also happens to be one of the most decorated professional wrestlers in history, wants to help you party like it’s 1979 — Van Halen style. Continue reading

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Dissident Aggressor: An Interview with Trevor Phipps

If the true story of Mormons slaughtering Christians on the American plains sounds interesting, then the new Unearth record might be right up your alley. We sit down with frontman Trevor Phipps to discuss the lyrics and the making of “Watchers of Rule,” the band’s heaviest record yet. We also talk about “The Love Boat.” Continue reading

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The 12 People You Meet at a Babymetal Concert

Japanese pop metal threesome Babymetal must be seen and heard to be believed. Last year, they took the world by storm, with single and viral video “Gimme Chocolate!!” and just recently completed their first whirlwind world tour, which included opening slots for Lady GaGa. Veteran So-Cal punk author Jim Ruland talked his indulgent wife into attending Babymetal’s first U.S. show, which was full of surprises. Continue reading

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Rock On – A Life (So Far) In Music

What do The Roots, RuPaul, Buddy Holly, Rosanne Cash, a disco mullet, and tot rage have in common? The Weeklings’ new music editor, Robert Burke Warren, who shares a bit of his life as a globe-trotting bass player, singer-songwriter, and practitioner of “the quickening art.” Continue reading

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What is Your Inner Classic Rock Persona?

Whether we want to admit it or not, we all have a Classic Rock persona buried inside us. Way, way down inside. With this new precision chart you can unlock your umlauts and allow your hidden self to rampage up and down the Hollywood strip like Jim Morrison’s ghost. Continue reading

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Rock and Roll Coffee: An Interview with Nick Hipa of Wovenwar

Wovenwar guitarist and co-founder Nick Hipa sits down with Weeklings Music Editor Joe Daly to discuss the origins of his band, the collapse of As I Lay Dying and just what “Wovenwar” really means. Continue reading

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Rock and Roll Coffee: An Interview with Zakk Wylde

Zakk Wylde discusses his first number one debut, “Catacombs of the Black Vatican,” the human resources policy for Black Label Society and his solution for ending war. It includes drinking and rock and roll. Continue reading

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AC/DC: Baby, Please Don’t Go

In the wake of news that AC/DC are on the verge of retirement, Joe Daly insists they must be considered along with the Beatles, the Stones and Zeppelin as one of the greatest bands in history. Continue reading

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Power Trio: Mark Brooks’ Three Smoking Grooves for the Rhythmic Insomniac

To blow off steam, acclaimed director Mark Brooks moonlights as DJ for L.A.’s scorching hot synth pop duo, Night Club. He offers up three of his go-to tracks for turning late night insomnia into a one-man dance party. Continue reading

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