Archive for June, 2011

SKID ROW – Utica NY

It was a night of straight up, good ol’ rock n roll when the legendary rockers Skid Row blew up the stage at Hanna Park in Utica NY, headlining this year’s “Taste of Utica” festival…

SKID ROW – Interview

With their first three albums going multi-platnium, Skid Row was one of the last “Hair Metal” bands to take the mainstream by storm before the whole grunge movement took hold. Yet, they had a sound which would break the pop-metal mold by pushing the limits with harder, thrashy guitars with unique songwriting techniques that would [...]

OTEP Interview

Musician Photo Journal sat down with Otep Shamiya before her show in Syracuse NY to talk about her views on the world, including her political views and her views on human equality, plus discuss what her band’s latest album, “Atavist”. Also watch the two part interview to find out what cult film that inspired the latest OTEP video “Fists Fall.”

Destrophy – Interview

Originally from Des Moines Iowa, Destrophy has toured with bands like Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Type O Negative, and Stone Temple Pilots among others, and their polished sound really stands out.
Musician Photo Journal sat down with Aristotle Mihalopolous, vocalist of Destrophy to talk about their new album, “Cry Havoc”, their latest video for “Closer” [...]

BLACKGUARD – Interview

Musician Photo Journal caught up with Blackguard’s vocalist Paul Ablaze before his show in Syracuse NY to discuss their new album, the tour and what life is like for a metal band, the Montreal/Quebec metal scene plus much more….

Interview – Sister Sin

Musician Photo Journal caught up with Sister Sin’s lead vocalist, Liv Jagrell to discuss what it’s like to be a female singer in the boy’s club of the metal scene and much more.

OTEP, BLACKGUARD, DESTROPHY, SISTER SIN, ONE EYED DOLL – Syracuse NY

REVIEW BY: HEATHER PENFIELD MACNEILL | PHOTOGRAPHS BY: NADINE SWIGER

One-Eyed Doll, The Cosplay – Anime influenced duo hailing from Austin Texas kicked off the show, looking like life sized “Living Dead Dolls” with a guitar and drum kit on stage. With a twisted and corky style, lead vocalist and guitarist, Kimberly Freeman and drummer Jason [...]

UPROAR Festival : Tour News

Mark your calendar for the 2011 Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival! This year’s festival will feature multi-platinum headliner Avenged Sevenfold, sharing the main stage with Three Days Grace, Seether, Bullet For My Valentine and Escape The Fate. Ripping up the Best Buy Music Gear Stage will be headliners Sevendust, with Black Tide, Art Of Dying [...]

Q-Ruption 2011: GODSMACK, FFDP, SICK PUPPIES, SKILLET, EGYPT CENTRAL – Albany NY

Q103- Albany, NY Radio bring to the capital region the Q-Ruption: one of this summer’s hottest rock festival which will be hosted by their own “Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show”.
WHEN: August 19, 2011
WHERE: Saratoga Springs, NY
TIME: 6:00 PM
FEATURING:
- Godsmack
- Five Finger Death Punch
- Sick Puppies
- Skillet
- Egypt Central
and more to come.
TICKETS: livenation.com
For all [...]

KROCKATHON 16: STP, BUSH, SEETHER & more….

It’s that time again for the largest Central New York State Summer show: KROCKATHON 16
Date: Saturday, July 30th, 2011
Time: Gates at 11am – Bands start at 12pm
Location: NYS Fairgrounds – Syracuse NY
Featuring:
- Stone Temple Pilot
- Seether
- Bush
- Dropkick Murphys
- Hollywood Undead
- Sick Puppies
- The Airborne Toxic Event
- Anberlin
- My Darkest Days
- Bayside
- Rose Hill Drive
For [...]