Shinedown and Breaking Benjamin Concert Review

Shinedown and Breaking Benjamin Concert Review with Sevendust Peoria Civic Center, Peoria, Illinois Shinedown and Breaking Benjamin have teamed up with Sevendust to create a super tour. Each band has a devoted following and fan base. Doors to the venue … Continue reading

Avatar Concert Review with Gemini Syndrome

Avatar Concert Review with Gemini Syndrome and First Decree The Castle Theatre Bloomington, Illinois, 2015 Avatar returned to the historic Castle Theatre in Bloomington, Illinois. They were joined by Gemini Syndrome and First Decree. Huntress was supposed to be on … Continue reading

Gemini Syndrome Interview

Gemini Syndrome Interview We sat down with vocalist, Aaron Nordstrom and bassist, Alessandro AP Paveri of Gemini Syndrome. Their soft-spoken demeanor belies their metal appearances. AP with tattoos covering most of his body including his face. Aaron with his dreadlocks … Continue reading

Born Cages Interview

Born Cages Interview Vans Warped Tour 2015 Milwaukee, Wisconsin                                  http://borncages.com/ https://www.facebook.com/BornCages https://twitter.com/borncages https://instagram.com/borncages https://www.youtube.com/user/borncages http://borncages.tumblr.com/ … Continue reading

Kaya Stewart Interview

Kaya Stewart Interview Vans Warped Tour 2015 Milwaukee, Wisconsin                                  http://www.kayastewart.com/ https://www.facebook.com/kayastewartofficial https://twitter.com/kayastewart https://instagram.com/kayastewart/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UiLxbydXWXg003VMPUQyw … Continue reading

Crossfaith Interview Warped Tour 2015

Crossfaith Interview Vans Warped Tour 2015 Chicago, Illinois                                  Best Rock List interview with Kenta Koie, HIroki Ikegawa, and Tatsuya Amano of Crossfaith. Crossfaith’s new album XENO comes … Continue reading

Win Two Tickets to Slipknot Summer’s Last Stand Tour

Win two tickets to Summer’s Last Stand Tour featuring Slipknot, Lamb of God, Bullet For My Valentine, and Motionless In White on August 15, 2015 in Tinley Park. Winner will be announced Aug. 10 at noon. Enter on Facebook: … Continue reading

Crossroads Tour with I Prevail Concert Review

                                 Crossroads Tour I Prevail Concert Review Donnie’s Homespun Republic July 15, 2015 I Prevail is on fire and racking up views on their cover of Taylor Swift’s … Continue reading

I Prevail Interview with Eric Vanlerberghe

Interview with Eric Vanlerberghe of I Prevail                                  Suzie Soule of Best Rock List sat down with vocalist, Eric Vanlerberghe of I Prevail.  I Prevail published a cover … Continue reading

P.O.D. Interview

Best Rock List  P.O.D. Interview with Marcos Curiel Suzie Soule sat down with founding member, Marcos Curiel, of P.O.D. and we clarified the band’s name origin. We talked about their new album The Awakening that comes out August 21st with guest … Continue reading

Win Two Tickets To Breaking Benjamin at River Riot

Win Two Tickets To Breaking Benjamin at River Riot with Hollywood Undead July 19, 2015 Gates open 11 a.m. Westfair Amphitheater, Council Bluffs, Iowa The show features: Breaking Benjamin Hollywood Undead 10 Years Thousand Foot Krutch Powerman 5000 Shaman’s Harvest … Continue reading

Icon For Hire

Best Rock Band List Icon For Hire Icon For Hire Formed 2007 in Decatur, Illinois, United States Current Members (click on member’s name for Wikipedia): Ariel, vocalist     @arielforhire Instagram     @BarbieAriel Twitter Shawn Jump, guitarist     @shawn_jump Instagram     @shawnjump Twitter … Continue reading

The Word Alive and Chelsea Grin Concert Review

The Word Alive and Chelsea Grin Concert Review The Real Sick Tour with Like Moths To Flames, Sylar and Under Paris April 30, 2015                                  The Word Alive … Continue reading

Arctic Monkeys

Best Rock Band List Arctic Monkeys Arctic Monkeys (Photo from Arctic Monkeys France) Formed 2002 in Sheffield, England Current Members (click on member’s name for Wikipedia): Alex Turner, vocalist and guitarist Jamie Cook, guitarist Nick O’Malley, bassist Matthew Helders, drummer    @ArcticMonkeys Twitter    Arctic Monkey’s … Continue reading

Modest Mouse

Best Rock Band List Modest Mouse Modest Mouse (Photo from Holy City Sinner) Formed 1993 in Issaquah, Washington, U.S.A. Current Members (click on member’s name for Wikipedia): Isaac Brock, vocalist Jeremiah Green, drummer Tom Peloso, guitarist Russell Higbee, bassist Jim Fairchild, guitarist, … Continue reading

FEAR Tour Concert Review featuring Papa Roach, Seether, Kyng, and Islander

FEAR Tour Concert Review featuring Papa Roach, Seether, Kyng, and Islander The Rave Eagles Club, Milwaukee, WI The Rave Eagles Club is an almost ninety-year-old venue that features an oval ballroom. The view of the stage is great from about … Continue reading

Seether

Best Band List Seether Shaun Morgan of Seether Formed 1999 in Pretoria, South Africa Current Members (click on member’s name for Wikipedia): Shaun Morgan, vocalist and guitarist Dale Stewart, bassist, backing vocalist John Humphrey, drummer Bryan Wickmann, lead guitarist, backing vocalist   @seetherofficial Instagram … Continue reading

Islander

Best Band List ISLANDER Islander(Photo from Islander’s facebook) Formed 2011 in Greenville, South Carolina, United States Current Members (click on member’s name for Wikipedia): Mikey Carvajal, vocalist      @mikeycarvajal Instagram      @MikeyWhosever Twitter Chris Doot, bassist      @doot Instagram   … Continue reading

Mushroomhead Concert Review

Mushroomhead Concert Review The Castle Theatre Bloomington, Illinois Mushroomhead is on tour with Erimha, Unsaid Fate, and Thira. The Castle Theatre is one of the most intimate venues in the Midwest. When you see a show here, you are always … Continue reading

In This Moment Concert Review The Black Widow Tour

In This Moment Concert Review The Black Widow Tour 3 Pill Morning, Starset, and Twelve Foot Ninja The Black Widow Tour came to the Limelight Eventplex in Peoria, Illinois. All of the bands had performed in this area before. The … Continue reading

Korn

Best Band List KoЯn Korn (Photo from Wikipedia) Formed 1993 in Bakersfield, California, U.S.A. Current Members (click on member’s name for Wikipedia): Jonathan Davis, vocalist      @jdevil33 Instagram      @JDEVIL33Twitter      Jonathan Davis Facebook James “Munky” Shaffer, guitarist     … Continue reading

Thousand Foot Krutch

Best Band List THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH  Thousand Foot Krutch (Photo from TFK’s website) Formed 1995 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada Current Members (click on member’s name for Wikipedia): Trevor McNevan, vocalist, guitarist      @teerawk Instagram      @TFKTrevor Twitter Steve Augustine, drummer … Continue reading

For Today Concert Review

For Today Concert Review with The Color Morale, Palisades, and Authors  Mattie Montgomery and For Today came to the small Midwestern town of Bloomington, Illinois.  Since they hail from a small Midwestern town, Sioux City, Iowa, they are familiar with … Continue reading

Righteous Vendetta

Best Band List RIGHTEOUS VENDETTA  Righteous Vendetta (Photo from Righteous Vendetta’s Facebook) Formed 2008 in Cody, Wyoming, U.S.A. Current Members (click on member’s name for Wikipedia): Ryan Hayes, vocalist      @ryanvendetta Instagram Justin Olmstead, guitarist      @justinvendetta Instagram   … Continue reading

For Today

Best Band List FOR TODAY For Today (Photo from For Today Website) Formed 2005 in Sioux City, Iowa, U.S.A. Current Members (click on member’s name for Wikipedia): Mattie Montgomery, vocalist      @mattiemontgomery Instagram      @ForTodayMattie Twitter Ryan Leitru, lead guitarist, … Continue reading

Black Stone Cherry

Best Band List BLACK STONE CHERRY Formed 2001 in Edmonton, Kentucky, U.S.A. Current Members (click on member’s name for Wikipedia): Chris Robertson, lead vocalist, guitarist Ben Wells, rhythm guitarist, backing vocalist Jon Lawhon, bassist, backing vocalist John Fred Young, drummer, percussionist, piano, … Continue reading

Mushroomhead

Best Band List MUSHROOMHEAD Formed 1993 in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A. Current Members (click on member’s name for Wikipedia): Jeffrey Nothing Hatrix, vocalist      @JeffNothing Twitter     Jeffrey Nothing’s Facebook Jason “J. Mann” Popson, vocalist Tom “Shmotz” Schmitz, keyboardist      @timshmotz43 Instagram     … Continue reading

Courage My Love

Best Band List COURAGE MY LOVE Formed 2009 in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada Current Members (click on member’s name for Wikipedia): Mercedes Arn-Horn, lead vocalist, guitarist       @mercedesarnhorn Instagram       @mercedesarnhorn Twitter Phoenix Arn-Horn, drummer      @phoenixarnhorn Instagram      @phoenixarnhorn Twitter Brandon … Continue reading

Aranda

Best Band List ARANDA Formed 2001 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Current Members (click on member’s name for Wikipedia): Dameon Aranda, guitarist       Gabe Aranda, vocalist Mike Walker, drummer B. Webb, bassist        @brinewebb Instagram (private)       @brinewebb Twitter   … Continue reading

Kyng

Best Band List KYNG Formed 2008 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. Current Members (click on member’s name for Wikipedia): Tony Castaneda, bassist, back up vocalist       @Kyngbasstone Instagram       @Kyngbasstone Twitter Pepe Clarke Magaña, drummer      @kyngpepe Instagram     … Continue reading

Breathe Carolina

Best Band List BREATHE CAROLINA Formed 2006 in Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. Current Members (click on member’s name for Wikipedia): David Schmitt, lead vocalist, keyboardist, synthesizer, guitarist, drummer       @davidlovesitalways Instagram       @davidlovesit Twitter Eric Armenta, drummer      @planeteric Instagram … Continue reading

Don Jamieson’s “Hell Bent For Laughter” Album Review

Don Jamieson’s Hell Bent For Laughter (Metal Blade Records) Album Review Don Jamieson, comedian and co-host of VH1 Classic “That Metal Show” has released a sophomore comedy album called Hell Bent For Laughter (Metal Blade Records).  “That Metal Show” is the longest … Continue reading

Crobot

Best Band List CROBOT Formed 2011 in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Current Members (click on member’s name for Wikipedia): Brandon Yeagley, vocalist, harpist       Brandon’s Facebook  Bishop, guitarist, vocalist      Bishop’s Facebook Jake Figueroa, bassist       @Jakecrobot … Continue reading

Van Halen

Best Band List VAN HALEN Formed 1972 in Pasadena, California, USA Current Members (Click on member’s name for Wiki): Eddie Van Halen,  guitarist       @eddievanhalen Twitter      Eddie’s Facebook David Lee Roth, vocalist      @DavidLeeRoth Twitter     … Continue reading

Saving Abel

Best Band List SAVING ABEL Formed 2004 in Corinth, Mississippi, USA Current Members (Click on member’s name for Wiki): Jason Null,  lead guitarist       @jtnull Twitter Scott Bartlett, rhythm guitarist       @ScottBartlett Twitter Eric Taylor, bassist Steven Pulley, … Continue reading

Evanescence

Best Band List EVANESCENCE Formed 1995 in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA Current Members (Click on member’s name for Wiki): Amy Lee,  vocalist, pianist, keyboardist       @AmyLeeEV Twitter Terry Balsamo, lead guitarist       @TerryBalsamo Twitter Tim McCord, bassist   … Continue reading

A Day To Remember Concert Review and Photos

                             A DAY TO REMEMBER CONCERT REVIEW AND PHOTOS The House Party Tour included A Day To Remember, Pierce The Veil, All Time Low, and The Wonder Years. … Continue reading

Stars In Stereo

Best Band List STARS IN STEREO Formed 2011 in Los Angeles, California, USA Current Members (Click on members name for Wiki): Bec Hollcraft , vocalist @BecHollcraft Twitter @bechollcraft Instagram Jordan McGraw, guitarist @JM-SinS Twitter @jm_sins Instagram Frogs McCormack, bassist @FrogsInStereo … Continue reading

Sleeping With Sirens

Best Band List SLEEPING WITH SIRENS Formed 2009 in Orlando, Florida, USA Current Members (Click on members name for Wiki): Kellin Quinn , vocalist, keyboardist      @kellinquinn Twitter      @kellinquinn Instagram       http://www.anthemmade.com/ Justin Hills, bassist    … Continue reading

Huntress

Best Band List HUNTRESS Formed 2009 in Highland Park, California, U.S.A. Current Members (http://huntresskills.com/bio/): Jill Janus, vocalist      @JillJanus Twitter Blake Meahl, guitarist Ian Alden, bassistCarl Wierzbicky, drummer Anthony Crocamo, guitarist    @HuntressKillsTwitter     Huntress Facebook    Huntress Instagram   … Continue reading

Nonpoint

Best Band List NONPOINT Formed 1997 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.A. Current Members (click on member’s name for Wikipedia): Elias Soriano, vocalist      @EliasBLC44 Twitter Robb Rivera, drummer      @RobbRiveraNP Twitter      Robb “El Martillo”Rivera Facebook   … Continue reading

HIM

Best Band List HIM (His Infernal Majesty) Formed 1991 in Helsinki, Finland Current Members (click on member’s name for Wikipedia): Ville Valo, vocalist Mikko Viljami Lindstrom, guitarist Mikko Paananen aka Migé Amour, bassist Mika Karppinen aka Gas Lipstick, drummer Janne Puurtinen aka Emerson Burton, keyboardist    … Continue reading

Shinedown

Best Band List SHINEDOWN Formed 2001 in Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.A. Current Members (click on member’s name for Wikipedia): Brent Smith, vocalist      @TheBrentSmith Twitter  Barry Kerch, drummer      @BKerchofficial Twitter Zach Myers, guitarist     @ZMyersofficial Twitter  Eric … Continue reading

Skillet

Best Band List SKILLET Formed 1996 in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A. Current Members (click on member’s name for Wikipedia): John Cooper, vocalist, bassist      @johnlcooper  Twitter Korey Cooper, rhythm guitarist, keyboardist     @koreycooper  Twitter Seth Morrison, lead guitarist   … Continue reading

Staind

Best Band List STAIND Formed 1994 in Springfield, Massachusetts U.S.A. Current Members (click on member’s name for Wiki): Aaron Lewis, vocalist Mike Mushok, guitarist Johnny April, bassist Sal Giancarelli, drummer, percussionist    @staindmusic Twitter    Staind’s Facebook  Staind’s YouTube  Staind’s MySpace     http://www.staind.com/ … Continue reading

Hinder

Best Band List HINDER Formed 2001 in Oklahoma U.S.A. Current Members: Austin Winkler, vocalist (on leave 2013 Jared Weeks from Saving Abel filling in) Joe Garvey, lead guitarist Mark King, rhythm guitarist Mike Rodden, bassist Cody Hanson, drummer    @hindermusic Twitter … Continue reading

Fuel

Best Band List Fuel Formed 1989 in Brownsville, Tennessee, U.S.A. Current Members (click on member’s name for Wiki): Brett Scallions, vocalist, rhythm guitarist Twitter: @NotthefakeBrett Brad Stewart, bass guitarist  Andy Andersson, lead guitarist, keyboardist  Shannon Boone, drummer, percussionist    Twitter @fuelofficial    Fuel’s … Continue reading

The Who

Best Band List THE WHO  Formed 1964 in England Members (click on member’s name for Wiki): Roger Daltrey, vocalist Pete Townshend, guitarist    https://www.facebook.com/PeteTownshend John Entwistle, bass guitarist Keith Moon (8/23/1946-9/7/1978), drummer      @TheWho Twitter     The Who Facebook   http://www.thewho.com/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Who Resources:  Accessed … Continue reading

Pink Floyd

Best Band List PINK FLOYD Formed 1965 in London, England Members (click on member’s name for Wiki): Syd Barrett, (1/6/1946-7/7/2006) co-lead vocalist, guitarist  http://www.sydbarrett.com/ David Gilmour, co-lead vocalist, guitarist  http://www.davidgilmour.com/ Richard Wright, (7/28/1943-9/15/2008) keyboardist Roger Waters, bass guitarist, co-lead vocalist http://www.rogerwaters.com/ … Continue reading

Drowning Pool

Best Band List Drowning Pool Formed 1996 in Dallas, Texas, U.S.A. Current Members: Jasen Moreno, vocalist Stevie Benton, bassist CJ Pierce, guitarist, backing vocalist Mike Luce, drummer, percussionist   Drowning Pool   Drowning Pool  Drowning Pool YouTube http://www.drowningpool.com/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drowning_Pool Resources: Accessed 7-15-2013. … Continue reading

Black Sabbath

Best Band List BLACK SABBATH Formed 1968 in Birmingham, England Members (click on member’s name for Wiki): Tony Iommi, guitarist; @tonyiommi Twitter Tony Iommi’s Facebook    http://www.iommi.com/ Ozzy Osbourne, vocalist; @OfficialOzzy Twitter Ozzy Osbourne’s Facebook  http://www.ozzy.com/us/home Geezer Butler, bass guitarist;     … Continue reading

Led Zeppelin

Best Band List LED ZEPPELIN Formed 1968 in London, England Members (click on member’s name for Wiki): Robert Plant, vocalist Jimmy Page, lead guitarist @jimmypagecom Twitter http://www.jimmypage.com/ John Paul Jones, bass guitarist, keyboardist John Bonham (5/31/1948-9/25/1980) drummer, percussionist    @ledzeppelin Twitter    Led … Continue reading

AC/DC

Best Band List AC/DC Formed 1973 in Australia Members: (click on member’s name for Wiki) Angus Young, lead guitarist Malcolm Young, rhythm guitarist Bon Scott, (7/9/1946-2/19/1980) vocalist Brian Johnson, vocalist Phil Rudd, drummer Cliff Williams, bass guitarist     AC/DC Facebook    AC/DC You Tube … Continue reading

System of a Down

Best Band List SYSTEM OF A DOWN(SOAD) Formed 1994 in Southern California, U.S.A. Current Members (click on member’s name for Wiki): Serj Tankian, vocalist, keyboardist @serjtankian Twitter Shavo Odadjian, bassist @officialsHaVo Twitter  Daron Malakian, guitarist, vocalist John Dolmayan, drummer @JohnDolmayan Twitter   @systemofadown Twitter   System … Continue reading

Kiss

Best Band List Kiss         Formed 1973 in New York City, New York, U.S.A. Current Members: Gene Simmons, bassist, vocalist  @genesimmons     http://www.genesimmons.com/ Paul Stanley, rhythm guitarist, vocalist http://www.paulstanley.com/ Eric Singer, drummer http://www.eric-singer.com/ Tommy Thayer, lead guitarist @tommy_thayer    http://www.tommythayer.com/ … Continue reading