Kicking off Vans Warped Tour 2014 at Club Nokia

Kicking off Vans Warped Tour 2014 at Club Nokia

The Vans Warped Tour turns 20, and remains one of the most exciting concert going experiences in the United States and beyond.  A press conference was held at The Grammy Museum in Downtown Los Angeles, where Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman presented the kick off to what is sure to be another glorious... more

Enslaved Across The Nation

Enslaved Across The Nation

Enslaved recent completed a massively successful tour here in the States with Amon Amarth, including a sold out performance at The Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles.  Their current album RIITIIR has been hailed as a masterpiece by fans and critics alike, and the famed Norwegian collective performed selections... more

03/09/14 by  
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Amon Amarth: Viking Invasion at The Wiltern

Amon Amarth: Viking Invasion at The Wiltern

Amon Amarth arrived at The Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles, complete with Viking ship in tow, ready to conquer the metal masses at large.  The show was completely sold out, complimented by thrilling opening sets from Enslaved and Skeletonwitch.  Prior to Amon Amarth’s mesmerizing performance,... more

02/19/14 by  
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The Metal Avengers of Stormwarrior

The Metal Avengers of Stormwarrior

Stormwarrior unleash true heavy metal of the highest order, the type of glorious anthems that make you want to take on the world.   Thunder & Steele is their fifth raging magnum opus, now available worldwide from the defenders of metal over at Massacre Records.  We recently conducted an interview... more

02/03/14 by  
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August Burns Red: Backstage at Club Nokia

August Burns Red: Backstage at Club Nokia

August Burn Red recently concluded a cross country headlining tour, making a stop at Club Nokia in Downtown Los Angeles.  Sonic devastation would ensue, as August Burn Red performed songs from their recently released Rescue & Restore endeavor as well as other classics from their various albums. ... more

Editor Ken’s Top 10 of 2013

Editor Ken’s Top 10 of 2013

This was actually a difficult year to put together a Top 10 of Music.  So many good releases arrived upon the scene.  Their were thrilling comebacks such as Black Sabbath, David Bowie, and The Ocean Blue.  A ton of newer bands presented impressive debut recordings as well, some of which are featured... more

12/18/13 by  
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The Highwire Daze Best CD of 2013 Survey

The Highwire Daze Best CD of 2013 Survey

And another 12 months come spinning to a conclusion! This year, there was a lot of good music unleashed to the world at large. Before The Highwire Daze Top 10 Of The Year is published, we reach out to bands each year with this traditional inquiry: What was your favorite CD of 2013 and why? This year,... more

Book of Love: The Next Glorious Chapter

Book of Love: The Next Glorious Chapter

Book of Love burst onto the scene in the late 80′s, presenting the world at large with synth pop classics such as I Touch Roses, Boy, Enchanted, and many other notable classics.  Their legacy consisted of four albums, a greatest hits package, and many vivid memories and tunes that have stood the... more

12/04/13 by  
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Saxon Invasion at SoundCheck Hollywood

Saxon Invasion at SoundCheck Hollywood

The legendary Saxon was pillaging the Los Angeles area in support of their recent Sacrifice magnum opus as well as doing press for their forthcoming Unplugged and Strung Up release on UDR Music. Prior to their show at the House Of Blues on the Sunset Strip, Saxon invaded the SoundCheck Hollywood Record... more

11/18/13 by  
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Broken Hope: The Metal Sickness Unleashed

Broken Hope: The Metal Sickness Unleashed

The legendary Broken Hope made their way to the Southland to unleash the death metal sickness at The Whisky on the world famous Sunset Strip.  Touring in support of the new Century Media release entitled Omen Of Disease, Broken Hope has been infecting the country with their ultra brutal brand of extreme... more

11/04/13 by  
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