Tag: Metal Hammer

TeamRock: Fade To Black

Yesterday was a dark day for anybody who truly calls themselves a metalhead, a rocker or any fan of music. Metal Hammer, Classic Rock and Prog magazines have been shut down. Working for these magazines as a freelancer, I wake most mornings to find various emails from the staff of Metal Hammer or Classic Rock about new

The San Diego Gulls And The Most Metal Sport On The Planet

Professional hockey returned to San Diego in 2015 with the installment of the San Diego Gulls as the Anaheim Ducks’ new AHL affiliate. My buddy Jani (a Finnish metalhead who likes Children of Bodom, but whatever) and I bought season tickets and as the Gulls enter the second round of the Calder Cup playoffs this

What I’ve Published Lately

Things are picking up again. The latest issues of Classic Rock and Metal Hammer include a couple of my new features and reviews: Classic Rock magazine shuttled me up to L.A. to spend an evening with The Struts, the UK’s first hard rock act since the Darkness with legitimate potential to claim Oasis-like stature. While they

This Month’s People Who Need A Good Cock-Punching

Donald Trump  If you don’t know why Donald Trump needs a good, hard cock-punching, then welcome back from Mars. Among other things, he’s body-slammed pretty much all Mexicans (“Who’s doing the raping?“), screwed his creditors by declaring bankruptcy four times, and —getting back to rape — the draft-dodging daddy’s boy, who has never served anything

What I’ve Published Lately

The last month of the year is typically a quiet one in the music biz — bands are off the road, save for the odd one-off gig or benefit show and the magazines try to push the January issue over the line by November, leaving the tail end of the year quiet and restive. Lemmy’s