ALBUM REVIEW: James Durbin – The Beast Awakens


James Durbin may have been the “metal guy” during his season on American Idol, but it’s been an uphill battle for him to get any sort of street cred in the actual scene. His subsequent solo albums seemed noncommittal in terms of style and his brief stint singing for Quiet Riot felt more like an odd novelty than a real step forward. It’s hard to tell how the reception towards The Beast Awakens (Frontiers Records srl) will compare but at the very least, it’s a notable turning point on his path to Heavy Metal legitimacy.

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: February 12th New Music Releases


Purchase And Stream All The New Music Released Today!

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James Durbin Shares New Video – Kings Before You” ft. Chris Jericho & Phil Demmel


James Durbin (ex Quiet Riot) has shared a new video for his current solo single- “Kings Before You” ft. Chris Jericho & Phil Demmel (Vio-Lence, ex-Machine Head) which you can see below. The Beast Awakens will release on February 12, 2021 via Frontiers Music Srl, and pre-orders are live right now. Check it out!Continue reading


James Durbin Shares New Single Announces Debut Solo Band Album


James Durbin (ex Quiet Riot) is launching a solo Heavy metal Project – Durbin in 2021! You can hear the debut single from the upcoming release “Kings Before You” ft. Chris Jericho & Phil Demmel (Vio-Lence, ex-Machine Head) at the link below. The Beast Awakens will release on February 12, 2021 via Frontiers Music Srl, and pre-orders are live now!Continue reading