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  
Filed under Bands, Featured, Sketches

Highwire Daze Radio at Live 365 – Current Playlist

Highwire Daze Radio at Live 365 – Current Playlist

And here are the current playlists for Highwire Daze Radio.  These are continuous three hour broadcasts that will repeat at the end of each rotation.  During the day we play our Official Playlist of Metal, Metalcore, Alternative and Hard Rock (6AM – 11PM PT) – and then at Late Night we... more

09/29/13 by  
Filed under Bands, Sketches

Highwire Daze Radio at Live 365

Highwire Daze Radio at Live 365

Highwire Daze Radio at Live 365. Still working out the kinks but here it is. Just click the link below the playlist. It takes a minute to load up… HIGHWIRE DAZE PLAYLIST #1 This playlist runs exactly five hours in length Love For Sale – Motorhead Headless Cross – Black Sabbath Outcasts... more

09/19/13 by  
Filed under Bands, Sketches

A Tribute to Jeff Hannemann of Slayer

Jeff Hanneman of Slayer - 2009 Mayhem Festival - Photo by: Dave from Montebello

Jeff Hanneman of Slayer – 2009 Mayhem Festival – Photo by: Dave from Montebello Today the metal community, and the music world as a whole, has been shocked and saddened to learn about the passing of Jeff Hannemann of the mighty Slayer. A guitarist extraordinaire who has been a massive influence... more

05/02/13 by  
Filed under Bands, News, Sketches, Slayer

Black Sabbath Listening Party in Hollywood

Black Sabbath Listening Party in Hollywood

On April 10th at The Montalbán Theatre within the wilds of Hollywood, CA, a late afternoon listening party for the upcoming Black Sabbath album took place. An invite only for press and industry types, no cell phones or cameras were allowed at the event. This would be the public debut of the iconic... more

04/11/13 by  
Filed under Bands, Black Sabbath, Sketches

Editor Ken’s Top 10 of 2012

Highwire Daze Online selects RIITIIR by Enslaved as the Best Album of 2012

Highwire Daze Online selects RIITIIR by Enslaved as the Best Album of 2012 Completing this year’s Top 10 list for both the full-lengths and EP’s was more difficult than ever. With Highwire Daze continuing to be web-based only, we’ve been covering an even greater number of bands from all genres.... more

Editor Ken’s Top 10 of 2011

The Metal Goldfish of CHRYST

The Metal Goldfish of CHRYST Since branching off into web exclusive mode, Highwire Daze has been able to cover more music that ever before, and has done a record number of interviews and reviews this year.  Compiling a mere Top Ten List has been especially daunting.  I can honestly say that each recording... more

Editor Ken’s Top 10 of 2010

Editor Ken’s Top 10 of 2010

20 Years of Highwire Daze Madness In November, Highwire Daze celebrated an major anniversary. 20 Years! I never thought we would make it this far.  I mean, who stays with anything for 20 years?  We may not be publishing the paper edition on a regular basis, but the website is updated several times... more

Made In Ireland Showcase and Return of the Print Mag

Made In Ireland Showcase and Return of the Print Mag

HELLO PRINT MAG It’ s been a while since the last Print Edition of Highwire Daze. As many of you know, we’ve totally had our website redone, and that has been the main focus for the last few months. Many thanks to Jason Mageau at Malus Clothing and BlkHeart Productions for doing such a tremendous... more

Farewell To The Knitting Factory plus Top Ten of 2009

Farewell To The Knitting Factory plus Top Ten of 2009

A FAREWELL TO THE KNITTING FACTORY      October 25, 2009, we all said our goodbyes to the Knitting Factory in Hollywood. The club had been open for nearly a decade with its three rooms filled with the very best of live talent. The club was certainly bustling at their last hurrah, with Hit The Lights... more

11/30/09 by  
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