American Dog – Mean

Reviewed: April 2010 Released: 2009, IndependentRating: 4.0/5 Reviewer: Rick Straight out of the nuclear wastes barrels American Dog’s latest alcohol fueled opus called simply MEAN. American Dog has come to represent blues based beer fueled hard rock at its blue collar best. With a swagger that comes from copious amounts…

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Shane Clark of 3 Inches of Blood

    It’s probably fair to say that 3 Inches of Blood are one of the most original Metal acts of the past six or seven years. Though they borrow a little bit from here and there, they still manage to have their own transcendent sound. With deadly anthems and…

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Uli Jon Roth

Uli Jon Roth Interview by Deb Rao   One of the most innovative guitar players to emerge onto the metal scene is Uli Jon Roth. Uli Jon Roth has a career that spans from the early 70’s, as the masterful guitarist temporarily joined The Scorpions in 1973 and left the…

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Gary Holt of Exodus

  Guitarist Gary Holt   Interview by Jerry Hamm, “The Metal Master”   Exodus has been thrashing as long as there has been the term “Thrash”.  From there legendary underground 1982 demo, which is their only studio work that has Kirk Hammett on guitar, to their beyond classic debut BONDED BY…

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