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 Anthrax: Interview with Frank Bello from Arvest Midland Theatre (2017)

Bass guitar legend Frank Bello of Anthrax and singer-guitar player front man Jeremy DePoyster of The Devil Wears Prada both took time backstage with UnRated Magazine to discuss their latest critically acclaimed albums as well as life on the Killthrax Tour 2017 at the Arvest Midland Theatre in Kan... (Read More)

 Al Jarreau Leaves Us at 76

Veteran jazz vocalist supreme, Alwin Lopez Jarreau (March 12, 1940 - February 12, 2017), left us this past week to his "gig in the sky" after 50 years on planet earth, on the music scene. I was deeply saddened to hear of his passing from undisclosed causes. Al Jarreau was 76 year... (Read More)

 Venom Inc. Join In the Fight Against Cancer

As most lovers of music will tell you, it's at the hardest times in their lives that music matters the most. Sure, going to concerts with friends is great, as is bringing home (or downloading) that new album by a well-loved artist. And laughing and having a few drinks amo... (Read More)

 Anthrax: Interview with Charlie Benante

Anthrax's Charlie Benante to appear at the Days of the Dead Chicago
November 18-20, 2016 at the Chicago Schaumburg Marriott

Despite the fact that the thrash metal group Anthrax has been putting out great music an... (Read More)

 Anthrax: Loving their day-jobs - an interview with Frank Bello

It's become somewhat of a trend to celebrate birthdays now on more than just the day itself. Some people celebrate for the entire week of their birthday, and others for the whole month. But there's no one more deserving than thrash-legends Anthrax to celebrate their band's birthday  if you will ... (Read More)

 Stryper: Interview with Michael Sweet

Humbled and honored - an interview with Stryper's Michael Sweet

Originally published May 10, 2012

Stryper has been on the scene since the hair band era but were atypical because of what they sa... (Read More)

 Philip Anselmo: an interview with Philip Anselmo

There are a myriad of images that come to mind at the mention of New Orleans vocalist Philip Anselmo.

The most prominent of which being Pantera - songs like "Walk" and "Cowboys from Hell" have become very poignant anthems in the lives of many metal heads. Pant... (Read More)

 Slayer: Interview with Paul Bostaph
Slayer ready to bring it for Chicago shows  an interview with Paul Bostaph

Originally published February 15, 2016
by Melanie Falina

2015 was a somewhat of a landmark year for thrash masters Slayer. After the untimely passing of co-founding member... (Read More)

 Anthrax: Interview with Frank Bello

Anthrax to play Chicago January 30 | Frank Bello: "Let's go have a ball!"

Originally published January 18, 2016
by Melanie Falina

A thirty-fifth anniversary is an impressive feat for any band, but particularly in this day and age. With the unf... (Read More)

 20 Watt Tombstone: One-on-One

"Left Lane Cruiser" (Fort Wayne based Blues/Rock Duo) has been making music for ten years. Signed to Alive Records in 2006, they have produced eight full-length albums on the former "Black Keys" Label.

After discussing it for several years, "Left Lane" finally decided, in 2015, to recor... (Read More)

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