ALBUM REVIEW: thoughtcrimes – Altered Pasts


Altered Pasts (Pure Noise) is the debut album from the Long Island based five-piece featuring ex-Dillinger Escape Plan drummer Billy Rymer, who also plays guitar on the record alongside his long-time friend Brian Sullivan. Rymer was inspired to pick his guitar back up and jam with Sullivan during his off time with Dillinger, dabbling once again with the instrument he had to put to one side to focus on his drumming during the height of their fame. Continue reading


Porno For Pyros Are Working on Writing and Recording New Music


Jane’s Addiction, by Meg Loyal Photography

This is not a drill! Following their gigantic comeback at Welcome to Rockville, a headline show in LA and Lollapalooza 2022, Perry Farrel’s (Jane’s Addiction) Porno For Pyros is working on new music and recording it for an as yet unannounced release. This news comes from a social media post from guitarist Peter DiStefano, anda photo of Peter and Perry together!

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FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Welcome To Rockville 2022


Welcome To Rockville – America’s Largest Rock Festival–will kick off the Danny Wimmer Presents festival season in Daytona Beach, Florida Today! The top-notch talent includes headliners KISS, KORN, Guns N’ Roses, and Nine Inch Nails, plus appearances by 80+ additional bands including Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown, The Smashing Pumpkins, Breaking Benjamin, Megadeth, Porno For Pyros (in place of Jane’s Addiction,) Papa Roach, Rise Against, Halestorm, In This Moment, Seether, Bush, and many more.

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Porno For Pyros to Perform Live for First Gig in 26 Years at Welcome To Rockville This Weekend


Jane’s Addiction, by Meg Loyal Photography

Jane’s Addiction, one of the near top of the bill bands at this weekend’s Welcome To Rockville Festival, has had to cancel its appearance in the last days before the fest. Guitarist and rock legend Dave Navarro has COVID-19. However, Porno For Pyros, featuring three-quarters of the Jane’s lineup, will step up and perform in their place. They will even play some Jane’s songs! It will be their first gig in over 26 years. The fest relayed this in a message to fans. Continue reading