Valery Levine – Paper Romance


CD Layout and Design by Don Waller


Growing up as a dancer and competitive figure skater, Val had a deep relationship with music before she ever picked up a guitar. An avid poet throughout the years as well, songwriting has been an exciting direction that combines her talents and passions.

Influenced by Emmylou Harris and Rickie Lee Jones among others, Val’s heartfelt tunes combine folk rock and classic country sounds with charming, sophisticated and thought provoking lyrics that reach a common note with people everywhere. (Continue Reading)

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Twister Sister-The End


Twisted Sister-The End

The Bands “40 & F@#! It” tour was the final chapter for Twisted Sister, ending 40 years with frontman Dee Snider… closing the book as one of metal’s quintessential live bands.

Founded in December 1972 by guitarist Jay Jay French,Twisted Sister’s growth on the local club scene was a slow one, but by late 1975 a somewhat stable lineup had formed around French, fellow guitarist and high school buddy Eddie “Fingers” Ojeda, bassist Kenneth Harrison Neil, and drummer Kevin John Grace. (Continue Reading)

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Peter Frampton – Raw


Peter Frampton RAW Acoustic Tour

Review/Live Photos by Momma Dukes

Peter Frampton returned to his native habitat, the road, for the intimate Raw Acoustic Tour, bringing a rich and storied catalogue of rock and roll hits, his longtime collaborator Gordon Kennedy and his guitar-toting son Julian Frampton. Previously associated with the classic rock bands Humble Pie and The Herd, Frampton enjoyed breakout solo success with the live album Frampton Comes Alive! (Continue Reading)

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The Ghosts of Christmas Eve: The Best of TSO & More

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Winter Tour November 17th-December 31st 2016

Photos credits: https://www.flickr.com/photos/rarvesen/

Dear TSO Fans,

‘The Ghosts of Christmas Eve’ was an experiment, to take something that was conceived for TV and try to express that story live on stage. Integrating segments of the TV show, with a live narrator, and full rock band was something TSO has never done. It brought back so many memories to see Ossie Davis and everyone else who helped make that TV special into the annual tradition that it has become. (Continue Reading)

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The Struts


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Band Members:

Luke Spiller – Lead Vocals, Addo Slack – Guitar and Vocals, Jed Elliott – Bass and Vocals and Gethin Davies – Drums. (Continue Reading)

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Killcode Has Arrived


Killcode Logo with biker chick:::KILLCODE::: is a five piece band based in New York City. Their unique sound is a product of their diverse influences and has been described as “Southern infused Rock/ Metal with modern vocals.” Their songs are hooky, super charged sing along Anthems, with BIG Guitars and Driving Rhythms.

Forming in 2008, vocalist Tom Morrissey and guitarist Chas laid the foundation with a couple of songs they recorded at Chas’ home studio. After recruiting long time musical companion Erric Bonesmith on bass guitar, KILLCODE found its form with the addition of Pat Harrington on guitar and Rob Noxious on the drums. (Continue Reading)

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SIXX:A.M. at the Rock’N Derby


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Reported by Deborah Schmid, Cover Photo provided by Adrenaline PR, Live Photos by Eric Tier

May 20 – May 22, was when the Rock’N Derby held their inaugural event that took place at the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds located in Schaghticoke, NY.

I have probably been to about 20 weekend music festivals in my lifetime, and I have to put Rock’N Derby as one of my top 5. (Continue Reading)

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Heavy Static


Wear a gas mask, because Heavy Static is the next Epidemic.

‘Here Comes the Fear’

Alt-pop/rock trio, Heavy Static, are set to release their EP, ‘Here Comes the Fear’, on July 8. A band for only two years, Heavy Static has already been named “Artist of the Month” by The Deli Magazine Toronto. (Continue Reading)

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Ramones Exhibit at Queens Museum


Hey! Ho! Let’s Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk
Debuted April 10, 2016 at Queens Museum in New York

The Queens Museum in New York and GRAMMY Museum® in Los Angeles have announced they are partnering to present an unprecedented two-part exhibition celebrating the lasting influence of punk rock progenitors the Ramones. Hey! Ho! Let’s Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk opened on April 10, 2016, at the Queens Museum in New York, where over 4000 fans spanning 4 generations attended. The exhibit will close on July 31, 2016, and then moves to Los Angeles on Sept. 16, 2016, where the second part will debut at the GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles. (Continue Reading)

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Operation: MindCrime


Live photos/review by Momma Dukes

Operation: Mindcrime is a hard rock band that is fronted by Muliti-Platinum selling artist Geoff Tate, the original voice and songwriter of Queensryche, and features current members such as Simon Wright – Drums, Tim Fernley – Bass, Randy Gane – Keyboards, Kelly Gray – Guitars/Vocals and Scott Moughton – Guitars/Vocals. The band is touring in 2016 in support of the new album “The Key” (released as part of a trilogy September 2015). (Continue Reading)

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Eddie Money


Beat Street March 2016

Eddie Money was born Edward Joseph Mahoney on March 21, 1949, in Brooklyn, New York. Although he dreamed of being a musician, after high school, Eddie decided to follow in his father’s footsteps and become a police officer. (Continue Reading)

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Cover Photo Courtesy of http://www.mastodonrocks.com/ Live Shots by Momma Dukes taken at the Paramount NY

Mastodon is an American heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in early 2000 and composed of bassist Troy Sanders, guitarists Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher and drummer Brann Dailor. Their musical style features progressive concepts and unique instrumentation. All four members participate in vocals, creating a unique blend of singing styles and voices. (Continue Reading)

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Judas Priest


Judas Priest – Redeemer of Souls Tour at The Paramount NY

Review, photos and cover layout by Momma Duke’s (cover photo provided by JP management)
On November 5th and 6th the Paramount NY (an intimate venue that holds 1500) was sold out both nights so that Long Island metal fans could watch one of the greats perform – Judas Priest! (Continue Reading)

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Pop Evil


Cover Photo and Bio/Press Release provided by Pop Evil’s Publicity Manager, Live Photos by Momma Dukes Taken at the Food Truck Rock Carnival in Clark NJ (Continue Reading)

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Beat Street Sept 2015


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“Making you feel like there is a better tomorrow”
Photos and review by Momma Dukes

The band originally started as 2 piece acoustic act and when they split up, Ian decided to re-brand himself and take his music in another direction. Deciding to start a PosiCore band – (definition meaning music generally Hardcore with Positive lyrics hence the slang “PosiCore”), Ians songs are generally uplifting, and about inner strength. (Continue Reading)

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Bio & Cover Photo provided by Nonpoint- Live Shots by Eric Tier

Nonpoint only becomes fiercer with each subsequent album. Their eighth full-length offering and second for Razor & Tie, The Return, is no exception either. After 18 years in the game, the Florida quintet sustains the same energy that sparked its foundation back in 1997. The riffs crack with neck-snapping intensity, the bass and drums forge an unmatched groove, and the vocals rapidly recount stories of pain and perseverance. (Continue Reading)

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Rock on The Range 2015


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Reported by Deb Schmid.  Photos submitted by photographer Jason Squires and Nonpoint photo supplied by Eric Tier.


May 15th -17th– 3 days, 3 stages the 9th Annual Rock on the Range Music Festival at the Mapfre Stadium in Columbus Ohio, surpassed any rock event that I have ever attended.

Having had the opportunity to be surrounded by some of the Music Industries greats as well as upcoming talent, and to report on this was a nice surprise indeed – In spite of Mother Nature’s sporadic crying fits, it was an amazing weekend for all who attended.  (Continue Reading)

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Papa Roach


Papa Roach Live at the Paramount NY

Review and Photos by Michael Zinn Photozinnthesis

I can remember hearing Papa Roach’s “Last Resort” around 2000 and thinking, OK, the crossover Metal/ Rap Genre has reached mainstream levels! The song is catchy and the production is well polished. It definitely put them on the map. (Continue Reading)

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G Love and Special Sauce Full Throttle MagazineLive at Irving Plaza March 12, 2015

Started in 1993 Genre: Hip Hop-Blues, Band Members: Garrett Dutton aka G. Love – vocals/guitar/harmonica, Jim Prescott aka Jimi Jazz – bass. Jeffrey Clemens aka Houseman – drums

Tart, Tangy, Smooth, and oh so lip-smacking Sweet! Aaah yes, time to praise the almighty summer sippin’ thirst quencher, being served straight up G. Love and Special Sauce style, ice cool and always refreshing. Releasing records containing soul drenched tracks pouring out their blues infused hip-hop, which people have been trying to label for years. The best advice – don’t try to tame it or claim it; it’s simply their sonic trademark, instantly recognizable and addictively delicious. (Continue Reading)

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Anthony Jude Pero


p047-wWe here at FTM were shocked and devastated to hear about the passing of AJ Pero. AJ was a friend to both G-Man and I. A short time ago, when AJ could find a few spare moments, we featured a monthly column written by him that targeted helping our young people to get through growing pains, peer pressure and especially teenage bullying. AJ created the column to help our youths realize their dreams and believe in themselves when others didn’t. The column was inspirational and written directly from the heart of a person who shared his own struggles and how he learned from life’s cheap shots.   (Continue Reading)

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