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"'Translucent' is the start of a brand new era for TERMINA. We took everything that we and our fans loved about our first album...and used that as the foundation for this new song - but, we cranked it up to an 11 for this release." ...Read More
PHOENIX — Jonny Hawkins’ vocal acrobatics were absolutely mesmerizing.... His voice evolved from gravel enriched screams as they opened with “Turn It Up”, to technically precise softness in the opening verse of “Go To War”. And, oh yes, he made his presence known early in ...Read More
Tori Amos performing live at Orpheum Theatre
Tori Amos’ show at Orpheum Theater on her “Ocean to Ocean Tour", with support from Companion, was a sold out event. In this grand structure of a venue, a ceiling painted like the sky and lit with starlight, the audience seemed to recognize we were ...Read More
Phoenix, AZ — Failure returned to Crescent Ballroom for the third time since their reunion in late 2013, much to the delight of an eager and boisterous crowd. This was the first US tour in over 3 years, thanks to COVID, and was to support ...Read More
Goth Brooks Zoom interview stills
In this episode of Burning Hot Interviews, host Ryan Novak talks with Xiån Austin [3pac] & Mike Lee of Goth Brooks about how they conceptualized the band beginning with the name, making multiple genres work within a song, wanting to compose a classical music and ...Read More
Lamb of God follows 2020's No. 1 Hard Rock Album with a vicious new testament. Riding high on a creative renaissance saluted by the likes of Rolling Stone and NME, the Grammy-nominated goliath returns with the gloriously unhinged Omens, produced by longtime collaborator Josh Wilbur ...Read More
Yngwie Malmsteen thrills fans at Marquee Theatre during the Parabellum Tour 2022, featuring metal acts Jessikill, Culprit and Deimer. ...Read More
Screenshot of Robert Wax and Ryan Novak doing a Zoom interview
On the cusp of the release of the Crashing Cairo's next single "Souls", frontman Robert Wax discusses how the Beatles and David Bowie made him fall in love with music, the importance of U2, full-circle moments, working with legends, drawing inspiration from a radio contest, ...Read More
Brooklane promo photo (cropped)
Pop-punk band Brooklane recently released their new single “Breakaway” on April 28th of this year, and they are gearing up for a tour with details yet to be revealed (get notified here). Inspired by bands like The Story So Far, State Champs, and Neck Deep, ...Read More
Pearl Jam - Gila River Arena
Pearl Jam’s concert at Gila River Arena, opened by Eddie Vedder and Pluralone, felt like a genuine connection between band and audience. Here, the show is recounted by music journalist and mega-fan Ryan Novak after a 30-year wait to see them live. ...Read More
Arch Enemy by Katja Kuhl
On July 29th, extreme metal masters Arch Enemy will unleash their 11th studio album, Deceivers, via Century Media Records. For fans that can't wait for the record's release, the band is now offering a new 7", Sunset Over The Empire (due out May 20th) - ...Read More
Apocalyptica and Lacuna Coil composite image
PHOENIX — Apocalyptica finally brought their Cell-0 Tour to The Van Buren after being postponed for almost two years. Originally, they were scheduled, with the support from Lacuna Coil, for May 10th, 2020, but due to the pandemic it was pushed to April 2022 ...Read More
Warrant’s vocalist Robert Mason joins Tucson’s Drop D for a night of metal cover songs and stories of the road at Ahwatukee’s Cactus Jack’s Bar and Grill. ...Read More
PHOENIX — Ministry’s concert at The Van Buren, with support from Corrosion of Conformity and Melvins, has been a long time coming. Originally scheduled for July 29th, 2020 and featuring a completely different lineup (Ministry, KMFDM, and Front Line Assembly), the show was of course ...Read More
Taylor Hawkins of Chevy Metal performing in Napa, CA
Taylor Hawkins - Foo Fighters drummer, and Taylor Hawkins & The Coattail Riders frontman - passed away Friday, March 25, 2022, at the age of 50. Burning Hot Events journalist Ryan Novak gives his thoughts and honors Hawkins’s life and career. ...Read More
AL1CE have released a lyric video for "Drown" written by the late Jonah Foree (Ikonoklast, HARDWIRE, Goth Brooks). They will be performing at Jonahcolypse on March 26, 2022. ...Read More

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