One Eyed Doll Plays across the Bridge in Newport, Cincinnati, Austin TX, Kentucky.

Authors note-(The opinions and marketing strategy of Red Beast are solely their own.)   Few duo’s can sound like a full band but Kimberly Freeman and Jason Sewell from Austin’s One Eyed Doll pull it off every show including that night at the Thompson House with vocals, guitar, drums and a sh-load of props. Freeman […]

Afraid of Karma Brings Cyrenne’s Dark Dream to Life

“If you get this in front of the right young women, you could change their lives.” Said show attendee Lexie Lowell of “Afraid of Karma,” an avant-garde multimedia show created by Harmony Jupiter (Cyrenne). “Karma” is about Jupiter overcoming the tragic loss of her sister Hannah Engle, after she was killed by a drunk driver on January […]

Ye Olde Yellow Cabaret IV Pillages the Yellow Cab Building

Saturday March 28th, there were pirates at the Old Yellow Cab building downtown on 4th Street. Some drunken sailors, some sober pirates with no less the swashbuckling. It was a cold night but the performers of the Blue Moon Circus, Jimi Black, Sunova Starshine and Gabriel Ford gave new meaning to ‘flame licked’ as they […]

Cloud Maze Says Maybe U Should Decide

Ever wonder what a happy, poppy-electro rock version of Pretty Hate Machine would sound like? In its short existence, Moscow’s Cloud Maze’s debut album Maybe, U Decide has already caused a stir in the Russian scene. Through constant touring with local to regional exposure the band’s unique diverse sound has quickly made its underground rounds, […]

HorrorHound 2015 Bring the Dead and Anarchy to Cincinnati

HorrorHound started the year at the Sharonville Convention Center and as usual, everyone showed up. The bi-annual movie convention that brings all manner of creature, beast, freak, rebel and misfit for a weekend of very crowded fun, signing, pics, music and film talk once again sold out Friday March 20 and Saturday the 22nd, with […]

Automaton’s Bold New Horizon

Automaton is a mix of steampunk, power metal and old school Iron Maiden from Covington, KY via parts unknown. They are a group of men who definitely dress the part playing double duty as musicians and fictional fantasy characters. A Bold New Horizon signals their first release as the Ionian/Rekelarian saga begins. Duncan Batchworth III […]

A.D.D. Metal to the Core

Ever wonder what Doro Pesch fronting Godsmack might have sounded like? What if Sully Erna had a similarly guttural throated sister? Chicago-based A.D.D. is starting 2015 with a bang, releasing their 2nd full-length album Core via Pavement Entertainment. So far they’ve achieved independent success with 6,000 CD’s sold and over 4,000 paid downloads. They have shared stages […]

Amplified Awareness III at Alrosa Villa

On Saturday February 21st, the Alrosa Villa hosted the third annual Amplified Awareness concert fundraiser. Since its inception, the event in collaboration with Mike Hoover of the Make It Fit Foundation, Jon Clevenger and The Iron Brothers of Ohio, Thunder Roads Ohio, C&A Harley-Davidson and this year’s new addition Kixson Creative have brought fans of […]

Valentine’s Day Massacre at The Courtyard

It’s said that love can be a real icy cold-hearted bitch. Whether it’s an ice pick to the back, heart or below sub-zero temperatures that feel like a cold sickle to the spine. Saturday February 14th’s music brought out the heat and warmed the coldest metal heart from dusk and her cold embrace after the […]

Blackhearts Ball Slices Through Friday the 13th at Therapy Café

Def Leppard said “Love Bites,” The Vinnie Vincent Invasion warned “Love Kills,” and on this 13th day, the water logged guy with the machete regularly slaughtered those making love. So it was fitting on Friday, February 13th, everyone’s favorite pre-bloody Valentine’s Day, the Therapy Cafe held the Blackhearts Ball. Hearts, candy and flower’s done darkwave, […]

From Israel to Texas Seek Irony Play Tech N’ Roll

Arising from the burgeoning music scene of Tel Aviv, Israel, Seek Irony’s founding brother’s vocalist Kfir and drummer Rom Gov felt it was time to make the change to a new level and move the band to the US. They picked Austin, TX “The Live Music Capital of the World” to be their new home down […]

Eddie Trunk Plays MVP in Cincinnati

Friday January 16th MVP Sports Bar and Grille hosted an evening with VH1 Classic’s Eddie Truck, host of That Metal Show along with Don Jamison and Jim Florentine. After Trunk, the evening showcased two of Southern Ohio’s finest musical breeding. Lift the Medium and Rootbound entertained the crowd through late evening to early morning. Trunk […]

Powerfest III Pummels Madison Theater

Saturday January 17th Shumatsucon presented the third annual Powerfest showcasing the best of the Cincinnati/Kentucky music scene with a band of merry men making the long voyage from Madison Wisconsin. The seven band bill showcased everything from acoustic scalley-wagged pirates pulled from the ocean floor, armored warlord tyrants dressed to kill, the screaming, yelling frenzy […]

Them Damn Golers Re-Release In ‘n’ Outlaws

  Vancouver BC’s The Golers were formed in 1998 after the disbanding of Subversion. They’ve built momentum over the course of 4 albums and massive touring. 1999’s South Mountain Style ushered in the classic Goler sound combining most, if not all, extreme metal styles with punk and thrash into one cohesive, speaker throttling sound. Next […]

Malphas Bring Forth-The Conjuring

Even wonder what Immortal and Opeth on the same record would sound like? On February 24th in association with Dewar PR Philadelphia’s Malphas bring forth on their debut EP The Conjuring a cross breed, misanthropic blend of prog, black metal, death and symphonic elements that cross multiple underground genres from cult rock to the classical, […]