Mark Slaughter Interview:

On May 26th, Mark Slaughter released his new studio album Halfway There. The record was Produced and co-mixed by Slaughter with John Cranfield (AFI, Andy Grammer), with art by famed horror/album artist “Mister” Sam Shearon (Rob Zombie, Iron Maiden, KISS, Clive Barker). Last week I spoke with Mark by phone about the album, life, guitars…

TSO Confirm 2017 Tour in the Works

Though it's been acknowledged previously, Trans-Siberian Orchestra has made it official; The group WILL tour again this year in the wake of founder and creative director Paul O'Neill's death.

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 6.26.17

1. KMFDM - "Hell Yeah" (earMUSIC) 2. DJ Premier - "My Space Baby" (TTT/INgrooves) 3. Rococode - "Brutal" (Marquis) 4. Portugal. The Man - "Live In The Moment" (Atlantic) 5. J. Roddy Walston and the Business - "The Wanting" (ATO) 6. Deer Tick - "It's A Whale" (Partisan) 7. Cage The Elephant - "Whole Wide…

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 6.19.17

1. Portugal. The Man - "Number One" (Atlantic) 2. Umm - "Black Summer" 3. The Killers - "The Man" (Island) 4. Pickwick - "Turncoat" (Small Press) 5. PVRIS - "What's Wrong" (Rise/BMG) 6. The Shins - "Half A Million" (Columbia) 7. Death From Above - "Freeze Me" (Warner Bros.) 8. Alvvays - "In Undertow" (Polyvinyl)…

Ivan Moody Exiting FFDP Tour

After releasing a statement to provide some damage control following their chaotic show in the Netherlands, Ivan Moody will be exiting Five Finger Death Punch’s current European tour to tend to his known struggles with substance abuse, with Bad Wolves vocalist Tommy Vext subbing in.