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Fallen Asunder Releases Strong Debut Album

By JOHN DALY It goes to show you what two childhood pals can accomplish when they want to. Fallen Asunder, which released its first and self-titled album is ready to rock the metal world. Who would have thought sound like this could come out of Lancaster, Penn., known for horse-and-buggy riding Amish folks and Shoo Fly Pie. But there is nothing old-fashioned about Fallen Asunder, … Continue reading Fallen Asunder Releases Strong Debut Album

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Burak Ozmucur: Multi-Tasking Musician Takes on All Roles with ‘A Distant Light’

By DOTTIE PARIS Burak Ozmucur is a Turkish-born heavy metal musician with an unusual story.  His latest work, A Distant Light, tells of hope and it’s something he knows well. After all, Ozmucur, who was born in Istanbul, but now lives in New Jersey, has taken on all parts of putting a record together — from creating the music to recording.  And he has taken … Continue reading Burak Ozmucur: Multi-Tasking Musician Takes on All Roles with ‘A Distant Light’

Winter Calling Brings Refreshing Blast with New Album, ‘FACES’

By JOHN DALY – Winter Calling, the avant-garde rock band from Tampa, has a new album called FACES and it’s a creative effort that blends the style of YES with the latest in prog rock style. Check out Winter Calling on Soundcloud. If you’re looking for music that blends sweeping lyrical songs with amazing drumming and vocals, this second album from Winter Calling is appealing. … Continue reading Winter Calling Brings Refreshing Blast with New Album, ‘FACES’

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Steel Panther at the Fonda: Hair, Hype and Hilarity

By DONNA BALANCIA — Steel Panther didn’t let HOB Sunset’s closure stop them – They’re on tour and will be making a stop at the Fonda Theatre May 4 at 8 p.m. It’s a hilarious send-up of a rock show, featuring anything any metal fan would want to see: Big hair, girls on stage, tats (on the guys) and boobs (on the girls). While the … Continue reading Steel Panther at the Fonda: Hair, Hype and Hilarity