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Blue Eyed Christ Release Masquerade Themed “Freakshow” Official Video Off of A Rush and a Thrill!

By • Dec 18th, 2014 • Category: StageShottz News

December 9, 2014 Los Angeles, CA – Industrial Electronic Rock Artist Blue Eyed Christ have released the dramatic and visually stunning Official Video for “Freakshow” off of their A Rush and a Thrill album. Featuring an optical narrative of John Norten’s observation of The Santa Monica Blvd Halloween Party interspersed with fan submitted footage, the [...]



XFactor1 – Interview

By • Dec 2nd, 2014 • Category: Artist Interviews

Interview by William Simpson Hailing from Columbus, Ohio, XFactor1 has earned a reputation as America’s blue-collar band and their latest release “Reboot: The System” shows the band at its best.  XFactor1 is vocalist Ricky Wolf, Guitarist Lok Watkins, Bassist Cody Joseph, and Zack Reeder on drums.  StageShottz Magazine had the pleasure of talking to front [...]



Slipknot Prepare for Hell tour with Korn and King 810

By • Nov 23rd, 2014 • Category: Image Gallery

Live performance photos of the Slipknot Prepare for Hell tour featuring Korn and King 810  at The Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on November 21, 2014 by William Simpson.



Slipknot Assualted Nashville with the Prepare for Hell tour

By • Nov 23rd, 2014 • Category: Live Show Reviews

Review by William Simpson Slipknot roared into Music City USA on November 21 with their Prepare for Hell tour with their tour mates Korn and King 810 and turned the country music mecca upside down with a good night of metal.  The Bridgestone Arena was full up to the rafters with fans of all ages [...]



Iris – Interview

By • Nov 13th, 2014 • Category: Artist Interviews

Interview by William Simpson StageShottz Magazine: For the fans that have not heard of Iris yet, tell me a little about the band and how it all started. Reagan Jones: We’re an electronic, song-based band out of Austin, TX and NYC, comprised of myself and Andrew Sega. I write songs and Andrew composes and produces [...]



METAL GREATS, THE RODS, RETURN WITH AN EXPANDED REISSUE AND SOLO ALBUMS

By • Nov 4th, 2014 • Category: StageShottz News

Over the past few years, a whole new generation of headbangers has discovered the mighty metal of the Rods. And their history lesson will noww continue, as a pair of vintage Rods-related releases were recently reissued digitally. Originally unleashed in 1986, ‘Heavier Than Thou’ and ‘Hollywood’ (the former featuring singer Shmoulik Avigal – formerly of [...]



Static-X Founder Wayne Static Passed Away At Age 48

By • Nov 2nd, 2014 • Category: StageShottz News

November 1, 2014 - Platinum selling musician Wayne Richard Wells, better known as WAYNE STATIC, passed away at the age of 48. WAYNE STATIC was the enigmatic former frontman and namesake of Static-X, who later forged a successful solo career. Wayne was scheduled to co-headline tours with Powerman 5000 and Drowning Pool over the next several months. No additional information is available at [...]



IRIS Release Long Anticipated RADIANT LP!

By • Nov 2nd, 2014 • Category: Feature Articles

October 28, 2014 – Experimental Synth Pop duo IRIS have released their long awaited fifth studio album, RADIANT on Dependent Records! A relaxed Electropop gem with thick bass lines, unique vocals, and infectious melodies, RADIANT reinforces the duo’s position as one of the most talented and ubiquitous figures in the alternative pop world.   About [...]



MARKY RAMONE’S BLITZKRIEG ANNOUNCES NYC SHOW TO CELEBRATE RELEASE OF LEGENDARY DRUMMER’S AUTOBIOGRAPHY

By • Oct 30th, 2014 • Category: StageShottz News

There are few bands as widely respected and as influential as the Ramones. And now, the group’s long-time drummer is gearing up to unveil his long-awaited autobiography, ‘Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life As A Ramone,’ which will be released on January 13, 2015, via Touchstone Books. And what better way to celebrate the book’s arrival [...]



Tulsa Comes “Alive” with Pearl Jam

By • Oct 9th, 2014 • Category: Live Show Reviews

Article and Photos by Jennifer Reid New life was brought to the BOK Center as Pearl Jam made their first ever appearance in Tulsa, OK on October 8, 2014. A simple yet fascinating stage welcomed the crowd of over 19,000. 10 bulbs inserted with LED lights of blue, green, and white hung from the rafters, [...]