ALBUM REVIEW: Knocked Loose – A Different Shade of Blue

Let’s take a minute and give a proper shout out to the lovely state of Kentucky because despite not being typically known for its extreme music scene it is somehow home to the bruisers in Knocked Loose. Not familiar with Knocked Loose? Well, just know that in the span of two LPs and a handful of splits and EPs they’ve secured themselves a plum spot in the modern Hardcore pecking order. Let’s skip the formalities, A Different Shade of Blue (Pure Noise) is only going to further entrench these gentlemen into the hearts of slam dancers and tough guys alike.Continue reading

Black Stone Cherry – Family Tree


The snow has melted away, the evenings are brighter and lighter, and over here in the good old UK we’ve even had a couple of days without rain. suggesting the summer is well and truly on its way. So, there couldn’t be a more perfect time for Kentucky quartet Black Stone Cherry to lazily unfurl their sun-kissed sixth album Family Tree (Mascot).

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Louder Than Life At Champions Park, Louisville KY

Fans from around the world gathered at Champion’s Park in Louisville, KY for Louder than Life’s 4th year. Still young in fest years, it was hoped Ozzy Osborne with Zakk Wylde by his side would bring in generations of rockers. This goal was met and, in total, over 60,000 fans were in attendance. This is the largest crowd to date for Louder than Life.Continue reading

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Louder Than Life 2017

The fall music festival season in the USA continues this weekend with the annual Louder Than Life festival at Champions Park, Louisville KY, bringing rock and metal bands in an Open Air style concert, together with premium experiences, and all the amazing food and drinks the city of Louisville has become known for, that being barbecue, bourbon and much more. Once again the fest is brought to fans by Danny Wimmer Presents, who have mastered the art of partying with festivals like Rock On The Range, Rocklahoma, Carolina Rebellion, Aftershock Sacramento, Chicago Open Air and many more. Continue reading

Louder Than Life Announces Band Stage Times

Louder Than Life, the festival of choice for rock and metal fans this fall, just announced their full stage times for all the bands. Taking place September 30 & October 1st at Champions Park In Louisville, KY, the festival includes headliners like Ozzy Osbourne, Prophets Of Rage, Five Finger Death Punch, Incubus, Rob Zombie and many more. Continue reading

The 2017 Louder Than Life Festival Lineup Includes Ozzy Osbourne, Five Finger Death Punch, Rob Zombie, Mastodon And More!

The 2017 Louder Than Life festival has been announced, and it’s going to be AMAZING. Continue reading

Louder Than Life Festival: Champions Park, Louisville KY


The Louder than Life Festival of 2016 brought rockers of all ages together for the 3rd consecutive year. With approximately 50,000 fans in attendance, it appears this fest is here to stay in Louisville, KY despite the noise and traffic complaints from local and Indiana residents, but that’s how Loudmouths live; LOUD!Continue reading