Attention Canadian Metal bands! The deadline for applying for the Heavy Metal Album of the Year for the Juno Awards is this Friday, November 10th at 5:00pm EST. For more information and to apply go to… JP Wood CARAS Co-Chair Heavy Metal Committee


Heed the call! needs your vote! Tunemunk is running a competition to vote for Best Metal webzine. The voting ends tomorrow and we need your support! Click this link and vote for us please! It will take 10 seconds. We are only 30 votes behind first place. We…

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BackStory Presents: Steve Vai Live from The Cutting Room 8/22/17

By Robert Cavuoto Legendary guitarist Steve Vai was at the Cutting Room in NYC this Tuesday evening not to perform, but rather for an entertaining, enlightening, and insightful interview hosted by Brad Tolinski; former Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World Magazine. Whether the crowd of guitar enthusiasts at the Cutting Room tonight…

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MARTY FRIEDMAN – Grammy Nominated Recording Artist, Ambassador to Japan and Undisputed God of Exotic Guitar Returns with “Wall Of Sound”

MARTY FRIEDMAN‘s new album, Wall Of Sound, which will be released on August 4, 2017, expands and destroys any conventional notions of instrumental music. It was produced by Friedman, engineered by Paul Fig (Ghost, Rush, Alice In Chains) and mixed by Jens Bogren (Lamb of God, Opeth). Legendary Queen producer,…

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It’s official… NITRO has reunited! Joining with founding members: legendary guitar virtuoso,  MICHAEL ANGELO BATIO, and glass-shattering vocalist, JIM GILLETTE, is one of today’s most respected and revered metal drummer’s, CHRIS ADLER (Lamb of God). “I’m not sure who keeps giving my phone number to the most talented musicians on…

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TYR guitarist Terji Sebekis releases two new songs from first solo album

Terji Sebekis of celebrated folk metal band TYR has made two songs from his recently released instrumental solo album available for streaming via Youtube. Layers of Lies: [youtuber youtube=’’%5D Destiny: [youtuber youtube=’’%5D Terji’s first solo album was released by Independent Faroese label TUTL on February 16th 2016 The album can be…

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GUS G (Ozzy Osbourne, Firewind) Announces Limited, North American Headlining Tour This April

First North American Shows In Support of His Latest Solo Album Brand New Revolution  World renowned, Greek guitar phenomenon, GUS G (Ozzy Osbourne, Firewind), will embark on a mini North American headlining tour from April 15th to April 24th. Be sure to either see below or head over to for all tour…

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