Queensrÿche Frontman Todd La Torre Shares New Video for “Hellbound and Down”


Queensrÿche frontman Todd La Torre has shared a new video for his song “Hellbound and Down” from his new album Rejoice In The Suffering, via Rat Pak Records (review here). The deluxe version of the album features 3 bonus tracks: “Fractured,” “Set It Off” and “One by One.”Watch the video now!Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Todd La Torre – Rejoice In The Suffering


Despite being initially judged as a Xerox frontman when he joined Queensrÿche nearly a decade ago, Todd La Torre has proven to be so much more than a great Geoff Tate impression. Far from being a hired gun, La Torre has been a heavy player in the band’s creative process and even put his talents as a drummer to use on 2018’s The Verdict while also contributing guest vocals to other projects. Considering the recent pandemic-induced schedule opening, it was only inevitable for him to finish up his long-awaited debut as a solo artist.

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Queensrÿche Frontman Todd La Torre Shares New Video for “’Vanguards of the Dawn Wall’


Queensrÿche frontman Todd La Torre has shared a new single and video for his song “Vanguards of the Dawn Wall” from his upcoming album Rejoice In The Suffering. The LP is set for release on February 5, 2021, via Rat Pak Records. The deluxe version of the album features 3 bonus tracks: “Fractured,” “Set It Off” and “One by One.”Watch the video now!Continue reading


Queensrÿche Frontman Todd La Torre Set to Release Solo Album


Queensrÿche frontman Todd La Torre has been using his recent pandemic downtime to put the finishing touches on his new solo album Rejoice In The Suffering. The LP is a set a release date of February 5, 2021 by way of Rat Pak Records. The deluxe version of the album features 3 bonus tracks: “Fractured,” “Set It Off” and “One by One.”Continue reading


Metal Church Shares New Lyric Video For “Dead On The Vine”


Thrash and Heavy Metal icons Metal Church have shared a new lyric video for the track ‘Dead on the Vine’! The track comes from the new “lost tracks” release, From the Vault, due out April 10th via Rat Pak Records! The 14-track collection features never-before released songs from the Mike Howe era. Pre-orders are live now, with cool bundles and packages full of must-have extras. Continue reading


Metal Church – Damned If You Do


Metal Church has graced its fans with Damned If You Do(Nuclear Blast/Rat Pak Records). It’s refreshing to listen to new, pure unadulterated Heavy Metal. Some music doesn’t need bells and whistles and Metal Church creates such music. Vocalist Mike Howe still sounds amazing – I, for one, was well chuffed at his return for 2016’s XI – and he shines again on this, the twelfth full-length Metal Church album. Kurdt Vanderhoof and Rick Van Zandt are twin guitar aces and added to this headbanging mixture is the rhythm section of Stet Howland on drums and Steve Unger on bass. Well, this is a win-win for all involved.Continue reading


Watch A New Video From Metal Church – “Damned If You Do”


Legendary American heavy metal band Metal Church has announced their new album, their 12th, for release this December 7th, via Nuclear Blast/Rat Pak Records/America & King Records/Japan. Damned If You Do promises to be full of killer songs and amazing singing in the vein of their best material. Watch the new video for the title track right now! Continue reading


Beasto Blanco, Featuring Alice Cooper Band Members Releasing New Album This Fall


 

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Beasto Blanco 2016. Photo Credit by Natalia Britt

Beasto Blanco, the band fronted by long time Alice Cooper bassist Chuck Garric will release their self-titled, full-length second album on November 25, 2016 via Rat Pak Records. Continue reading