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In anticipation of their long awaited album release, The Art of Burning Bridges took the stage like a squad of storm troopers this past Saturday night and practically blew the doors off the place! Melodic vocals soared over tasty hard rock riffs as Patrick Rominelli’s haunting voice captivated the room. If you haven’t heard of The Art of Burning Bridges, you are depriving yourself. This talented three-piece delivers their set with the flawless execution of a...

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Dark Rites – Metal Video “Welcome to Eternity” Holy Triad of Power Batman!  Three members, hailing from  the UK, USA and Sweden?? That mash up makes sense when you listen to the music. Dark Rites is one of those welcome metal bands that finds a way to mix in almost any metal genre out there. This band was established in 2016 and “Welcome to Eternity” is the title track from the final release of 2018. Final is used...

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Chip & The Charge Ups – Hard Rock/Power Pop – Pittsburgh, PA Video – “Good Riddance, Fallen Angel” Chip & The Charge Ups is a rather unique Rock band – and we’ve got the video to prove it. This week we’re stepping away from the overly heavy and hitting you with a Green Day/Poison Mash Up video. With Chip Di Monick at the helm this band has it’s roots in Hard Rock and Punk, but they...

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13 Saints – Rock/Punk – Pittsburgh Video: “New York Doll”   13 Saints is Rock with a twist of Punk and what they call Power Pop. Their original sound has a groove that just won’t quit. Often you’ll find people up and dancing and anyone who has heard them, remembers them. “New York Doll” just has this sexy beat from start to finish, so get ready to want to move! Throughout their music you can feel...

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Redson – Hard Rock – Pittsburgh “Throwing Stones” Redson seems to be everywhere you look these days – and that makes sense because when they hit the stage they give their all! These guys are hard rock and have a slightly dark twist with the vocals in their video ‘Throwing Stones’. This band has created a song about bullying, a needed message in today’s world. A rather cool take on a mix of live and produced video...

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Silk9 – Rock – Pittsburgh PA “Tears” Silk9 tends to embrace the feel of the 90’s while bringing it into the current day with their own twists and turns through the music. While they only formed five short years ago, Silk9 has become a staple in rock due to their unique sound, dedication to their craft and their habit of making every show into an event. Like what you see? Check out their stuff on Reverbnation or look over their physical merchandise. Every...

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A rock band out of Pittsburgh, Pa, Big Atlantic has an enormous sound and high energy on the stage. Check out this live performance video from their set during the Millvale Music Festival! It’s great to bring you live footage that shows just what these guys are made of! Summer storms shut down stages all over Pittsburgh that day  – but the skies parted for Big Atlantic to do their thing. While they can be found playing stages all...

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Alter the Design finds themselves heading in a direction with their sophomore release UNDIVIDED, due out December 11 2018. This hard rock band out of Pittsburgh delves into a more metal style that catches the listeners attention quickly. A short creative Intro and you are catapulted into a beautiful darkness of driven riffs and drum beats that that grip you. The vocals find a perfect match in the passion and tone of the slightly rough...

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Find Your MUSE(ic) Featured Video: Reign of Z – Whispers – Hard Rock/Alt Metal   This week’s Video of the Week comes from Reign of Z, a band that has managed to break through barriers on every level and just keeps pushing for more! Melodic vocals, metal growls and a signature style that takes hold in your mind, Reign of Z holds their own. Some say there’s a comparison here with other bands, but there’s something new in...

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City of the Weak rocked it out at The Hard Rock in Pittsburgh, Pa! An energetic alt rock band, City of the Weak has a punk rock vibe and energy on stage! Lead singer Stef Huschka was center stage, and everywhere else, as she brought the crowd to it’s knees. Joining her in the action were Bassist Cody Hoffman and guitarist Brent Lindblad, showing that City of the Weak is strong on stage! Currently on tour with the band Super...

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Featured Video of the Week: SIKES and the New Violence – Whatever I Want – Genre: Hip Hop This week we’re deviating just a little bit… did you notice? Yes, this is a hip hop video, more than likely the only one you’re going to see here. So, why would a company that brings you Rock and Metal do this? Probably because this particular artist has a huge tie-in to the Metal genre. SIKES is the lead...

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Featured video of the week: Alter The Design – Rock/Alternative – Pittsburgh, PA – Video Title: Feathers This week we broke the news that Alter The Design has an Upcoming Show with Puddle of Mudd. That’s happening December 8th, but just three short days later Undivided will drop! Physical copies and new merchandise are available the night of the show and tickets are flying fast! Get yours before it’s too late!! Like what you hear in this weeks feature...

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Alter The Design has been taking steps in the right direction! Not only sharing the stage with well known names but also changing direction with an updated sound for their upcoming release Undivided. Due out December 11th the December 8th show with Puddle of Mudd will be how they celebrate!! As an added bonus, new merchandise and physical copies of Undivided will be available at the show. That’s a full THREE DAYS before anyone else can grab them...

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Featured Video by:  Jakethehawk – Hard Rock/Mixed – Pittsburgh, Pa Jakethehawk is a little bit of a mixed bag. Recently this rock genre band blew away the crowd at a weekend long Metal Fest “Descendants of Crom”. They bring fire and a passionate sound with a dark edge, and would be a welcome addition to any show or playlist. They have a brand new release “To Build A Fire” coming out this month with a Release Party to kick it...

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Featured Video of the Week: NeverWake – Hard Rock/Metal  – Pittsburgh, Pa NeverWake just released this video two days ago, so this is a definite ‘Hot off the press’ item! A single from their upcoming EP release Misguided,  Are You in There, has something familiar buried in the music, but it’s a more developed and slightly new direction for this band. These guys aren’t just hometown favorites. Recent shows have included Nashville, their annual benefit for Children’s Hospital, The...