Liz Ramanand has been a concert junkie and metal head since the ripe age of 9 years old. Now that passion has turned into an obsession. While working for AOL's heavy metal unit Noisecreep.com as well as Roadrunner Records, she graduated with her Bachelor's degree in Journalism and English from Brooklyn College. She makes it her priority to attend at least four concerts a week any less would make her a very unhappy metal head.
Greta Van Fleet Offer Ray of Rock Hope in Rainy New York City
Check out our recap and photos from Greta Van Fleet's Bowery Ballroom show in New York.
Halestorm’s Arejay Hale and Josh Smith Reveal What They’d Like for Christmas
Halestorm received a major present at the beginning of the year with a nice shiny Grammy. The band has been trekking nonstop in support of their latest album ‘The Strange Case Of…,’ and during their New York date at Terminal 5 we had the chance to speak with drummer Arejay Hale and bassist Josh Smith about what they'd like for Christmas.
In This Moment’s Maria Brink Talks Success of ‘Blood,’ ShipRocked 2014 + More
In This Moment have had incredible success with their latest album ‘Blood,’ which has sold 200,000 copies in the United States alone since being released in August 2012. They're rounding out 2013 with their headlining Hellpop Tour and will start 2014 with another leg of the trek (go here for dates).
Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach + More Confirmed for 2014 ShipRocked Cruise
Rock fans can set sail on the ultimate concert vacation experience, as the lineup for ShipRocked 2014 will include performances by Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, Three Days Grace, Sevendust and more.
Danko Jones Discusses His First Guitars and Admiration for Eddie Van Halen
Singer-guitarist Danko Jones and his band were recently confirmed for this year’s Uproar Festival after wrapping up an early 2013 tour with Volbeat. These new dates will find the group continuing to support their latest album 'Rock and Roll Is Black and Blue.'
Sevendust Singer Lajon Witherspoon Talks Forthcoming Solo Project
There’s no doubt that Sevendust fans are stoked for the band's upcoming album ‘Black Out the Sun,' as well as the their tours with Coal Chamber and Lacuna Coil in support of the new disc. Now there is even more reason to be excited, as vocalist Lajon Witherspoon has announced that he is planning to release a solo album.
Metallica Tap Red Hot Chili Peppers, Deftones + More for 2013 Orion Festival
Metallica started 2013 in a big way by revealing that they would be staging their second annual Orion Music + More Festival in Detroit on June 8 and 9. Now, the band has unveiled the bands that will join them at the two-day extravaganza. Among the acts sharing the stage with Metallica will be Red Hot Chili Peppers, Deftones, Rise Against and more.
Sevendust Frontman Lajon Witherspoon Talks Romance, Date Nights + More
If you’ve ever seen Sevendust live, then you know vocalist Lajon Witherspoon is an energetic frontman onstage. Loudwire recently had the opportunity to talk to Witherspoon about his softer side as a husband and father.
Metallica To Rock National Anthem + Throw Out First Pitch at San Francisco Giants Game
With a new album in the works, a 3D film set to arrive in the summer, plans for a second Orion Festival and a headlining gig at Revolver’s Golden Gods Awards, Metallica have a busy 2013 ahead of them. And now the year got even more awesome with the announcement that the band will step up to the metal plate by performing the National Anthem and throwing out the first pitch at the San Francisco Gian
Hatebreed Offer Advance Stream of New Album ‘The Divinity of Purpose’
Hatebreed fans don’t have to wait until Jan. 29 to hear the band’s new album ‘The Divinity of Purpose,’ as the Connecticut rockers are streaming the disc in full on their official site.
Sevendust + Coal Chamber Team Up To Co-Headline 2013 U.S. Tour
Sevendust are teaming up with the reunited Coal Chamber for a 2013 U.S. tour. The two bands will be supported directly by Lacuna Coil, with Candlelight Red and Stolen Babies splitting opening duties.
Buckcherry Singer Josh Todd Digs Deep Into New Single ‘Gluttony’
Buckcherry have a big year ahead of them with their upcoming album ‘Confessions,’ due out Feb. 19. The disc's first single 'Gluttony' is quickly rising up the rock charts, while the band is currently in the midst of a headlining trek before hitting the road with Kid Rock for an arena tour across the States.