BUCKCHERRY – ALL NIGHT LONG (Advance Review)

Not long ago I was told that BUCKCHERRY was trying to take a "more positive" approach to their new album. Specifically, no "dirty words."...

CHIMAIRA – COMING ALIVE CD/DVD (Review)

Cleveland's CHIMAIRA have come a long way since first hitting the national radar through an appearance on the short-lived USA series FARMCLUB.com in 1999....

MEGADETH – RUST IN PEACE LIVE (Advance Review)

It's been a big year for nostalgia all the way around. Between all the reunions and full-album performances happening these days, it's almost getting...

INFECTIOUS GROOVES and CYCO MIKO’s Funk It Up & Punk It Up: Live In...

INFECTIOUS GROOVES were the soundtrack for many nights of chaos and mischief in my high school years. In fact, there was one occasion where...

HELLYEAH – STAMPEDE (Review)

I wasn't impressed with the first outing by HELLYEAH, the rock Voltron comprised of lions from PANTERA, MUDVAYNE, and NOTHINGFACE.   On their second album, STAMPEDE (released this...

KORN III: REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE (Review)

I still remember seeing KORN for the first time when they were the opening act on a tour that included MEGADETH, FLOTSAM AND JETSAM,...

M.I.A. – MAYA aka // / Y / (Review)

When M.I.A. seemingly came out of nowhere to score pop-gold with her second album KALA in 2007, music critics nearly creamed their pants with...

Exclusive – FAITH NO MORE: THE LOST INTERVIEWS (1992, Cable Access)

As they say, "everyone has to start somewhere..." For me it was the summer of 1992. I'd moved to Davenport, Iowa from my longtime home...

CALL THE COPS – Self-titled (Review)

There's a scene in the 1990 Renny Harlin film THE ADVENTURES OF FORD FAIRLANE where the title character (portrayed by the great ANDREW DICE...

AUTHORITY ZERO – STORIES OF SURVIVAL (Review)

Back for their fourth studio album, Mesa, AZ's AUTHORITY ZERO carries the flag for timely and politically-charged punk rock. Like many of their older peers...

EYES SET TO KILL – BROKEN FRAMES (Review)

On their third album, Phoenix band EYES SET TO KILL finds themselves at a crossroads of genre and popularity with much of the attention...

CARDIAC ARREST – HAVEN FOR THE INSANE (Review)

It's not often that you can review one album by a band and then essentially apply the exact same review to their next album....

THE STEVE MILLER BAND – BINGO! (Review)

The opening line of THE STEVE MILLER BAND's latest bio proclaims that "The Gangster is Back!" - a statement that is much more than simple record...
James Zahn | The Rock Father

Biography: James Zahn

James Zahn aka The Rock Father™ A natural storyteller that seeks to enlighten and entertain, James Zahn is best-known as The Rock Father™, a media personality, commentator, adventurer,...

OZZY OSBOURNE – SCREAM (Album Review)

There's something to be said about going out on top, and at this point there's no guarantee that OZZY OSBOURNE will be able to...

GREEN DAY: ROCK BAND (Game Review, XBOX 360)

Music Gaming has evolved in ways never thought possible just a few short years ago. With the next generation of games and peripherals slated...

SKYFORGER – KURBADS (Review)

What's more metal than swords, cloaks, and tales of mystical beasts and legends? NOTHING. In that, SKYFORGER is about as metal as they come. The...