Review: The Blue Stones and JJ Wilde at ThunderBird Cafe

Photos and Review by Tess Casto Duo band The Blue Stones and opener JJ Wilde brought a memorable performance at the Thunderbird Cafe in Pittsburgh. The energy being brought to the crowd was nothing short of spectacular. The love is shown to both band to the audience and vice versa was appropriate for such an … Continue reading Review: The Blue Stones and JJ Wilde at ThunderBird Cafe

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Mike Cessario, founder / CEO of Liquid Death THE THIRST KILLING MOUNTAIN WATER IN A CAN

Tell us a little about your punk rock/heavy metal experience playing in bands. I grew up in the punk/hardcore/metal scence outside Philadelphia in the late 90’s. Went to see bands like Dillinger Escape Plan, Converge, Lamb of God (when they were Burn the Priest), Snapcase, Lifetime, Boysetsfire, Propagandhi, NOFX, Botch, and tons more. I played … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Mike Cessario, founder / CEO of Liquid Death THE THIRST KILLING MOUNTAIN WATER IN A CAN

2 Shadows Share ‘Bring The Cold Inside’ EP

Vancouver, BC Canada based Metalcore band 2 Shadows have released their debut EP ‘Bring The Cold Inside’ on Rock Shop Records. They are also sharing the video for lead track ‘Boulevard Of Broken Dreams’ that features Ryan Hayes of Righteous Vendetta on guest vocals.  The song has been added to key Rock & Metal playlists at Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon … Continue reading 2 Shadows Share ‘Bring The Cold Inside’ EP

ELYNE Drops New Single “Call It Home” Dedicated to Fans

Music is something unstoppable, something you can connect with, Elyne’s brand new single “Call It Home” is now available across all the platforms. “This song is an hymn to music itself and to the people who have believed and still believe in our music and in what we do. It’s amazing to see how people … Continue reading ELYNE Drops New Single “Call It Home” Dedicated to Fans

Sigrid: A look into her Sophmore album ‘How To Let Go’

Sigrids' Sophmore album cover Written by Kyle Brown Twenty five year old Norwegian singer/songwriter Sigrid, has put out her much anticipated sophomore album ‘How To Let Go’. The album follows up her debut album, Sucker Punch from 2019, where she flew to stardom with songs like the song Sucker Punch and Don't Kill My Vibe. … Continue reading Sigrid: A look into her Sophmore album ‘How To Let Go’

Attention Photographers and Writers!

Are you looking to get some writing or photography experience in the music industry? You're in luck! Pittsburgh Music Magazine is searching for talented photographers and writers to add to our team! If you've got an interest in live music photography, show reviews and/or reviewing music releases, this is the opportunity for you. This is … Continue reading Attention Photographers and Writers!

Ryan Browand – North to South Release

Ryan Browand, a young artist hailing from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania has released his first project titled North To South. A 4 track body of work that was produced entirely by himself. This 4 track project is a test of the waters with different tracks that have different sounds but present an overall perspective of where Ryan … Continue reading Ryan Browand – North to South Release

DUSTY GRANT Releases Official Music Video for Poignant Debut Single, “Oceans”!

April 8, 2022 - Wichita, KS based, Dark Rock artist DUSTY GRANT has revealed the official music video for the debut single from his newly, fully formed band, "Oceans"! Written and produced by GRANT and JASON CATLETT (with additional production duties as well as recorded and mixed by CHRIS DAWSON) with mastering by MIKE KALAJIAN, the music video for "Oceans" was directed … Continue reading DUSTY GRANT Releases Official Music Video for Poignant Debut Single, “Oceans”!

Home Invasion Signs to Deciduous Records, Releases “Porch Light”

Home Invasion is an atmospheric blackened blues duo from North Dakota. Combining elements of post-rock, country, black metal, and spoken word, the band tells the harrowing story of the events that took place on the night of December 5th, 1986. Through rabbit hole loops and unsettling aesthetics, Home Invasion’s live installments create an environment that can … Continue reading Home Invasion Signs to Deciduous Records, Releases “Porch Light”

SOCIETY 1 Releases Official Music Video for New Single, “I Never Saw You”!

LA Based Industrial Metal band SOCIETY 1 has released the official music video for their new single, "I Never Saw You." Written by Matt Zane, "I Never Saw You" is off of the band's final album with the late bassist, Black Level Six, out NOW! "The album is in memory of DV 'Dirt' Karloff. It is the last album we … Continue reading SOCIETY 1 Releases Official Music Video for New Single, “I Never Saw You”!

Jamie Stoffa Reflects On Hard Times With “Try To Forget”

Jamie Stoffa is a genre-bending multi-instrumentalist based out of Washington, D.C. who blends elements of pop, rock, and post-hardcore with modern production to create a signature sound that is unique and evocative.  Jamie has released his latest single “Try to Forget.” “The song is about a time in my life when I was alone in a … Continue reading Jamie Stoffa Reflects On Hard Times With “Try To Forget”

Alternative Rockers ASAVA Get Personal, Therapeutic with “25”

ASAVA is an alternative rock band formed in 2017 in Canton, Ohio. A group of childhood friends with dreams of rocking legendary stages, ASAVA has come out swinging with their new hard-hitting new single, “25". The song was birthed out of a low point for the band. "I started writing this song in the Summer of 2020 just … Continue reading Alternative Rockers ASAVA Get Personal, Therapeutic with “25”

PAUL JOSEPH BLUES PROJECT (Feat. Former Members of 100 WATT VIPERS & IRON BUTTERFLY) Releases Official Music Video for Bluesy Rock Single, “Cold Rain Falling”

Songwriter / Guitarist PAUL JOSEPH (100 WATT VIPERS) has teamed with Singer / Songwriter STEVE FELDMAN (IRON BUTTERFLY) on their soulful, bluesy masterpiece, "Cold Rain Falling." Produced by JOSEPH, the black and white, CONNIE CROWDER directed video features the duo performing the track with a natural blend of earthy passion and polished synchronization in Jacksonville, FL. “We just wanted to make … Continue reading PAUL JOSEPH BLUES PROJECT (Feat. Former Members of 100 WATT VIPERS & IRON BUTTERFLY) Releases Official Music Video for Bluesy Rock Single, “Cold Rain Falling”

THE VIOLENT INZIDENT Releases Official Music Video for “Nu Metal”!

UK Based Post-Nu-Metal-Sub-Core supergroup THE VIOLENT INZIDENT have released the official music video for "Nu Metal," off of their upcoming LP, This Is Nu Metal!. THE VIOLENT INZIDENT has arrived with an unhealthy mix of comedy and parody that will have Nu-Metal fans worldwide taking their Korn, Linkin Park, and Slipknot albums down to cash converters faster than you can say chocolate … Continue reading THE VIOLENT INZIDENT Releases Official Music Video for “Nu Metal”!

Bronx Metalcore Band Less Than None Release New Single

Bronx metal-core mainstay Less Than None has signed with Sonic Decoy Records and dropped their latest single "Aware".  Lyrically, the track is all about being present in the moment and surrendering your attachments into the conscious awareness of now in hopes to trigger a spiritual awakening.  "Aware was a very challenging song to write for me. I would argue … Continue reading Bronx Metalcore Band Less Than None Release New Single

Lisle Engle Takes on Lockdown Stressors with Official Music Video For “Disengaged”!

Burbank, CA based multi-instrumentalist, sound-designer / supervisor / composer, singer-songwriter, and President of TFK Studios LISLE ENGLE has released the official music video for "Disengaged," off of his newly released album, Medicine Man! From his new album Medicine Man, the song Disengaged is a bit of a departure from Lisle’s usual straight rock vibe. The sampled percussion and synth … Continue reading Lisle Engle Takes on Lockdown Stressors with Official Music Video For “Disengaged”!

New York’s LIBRICIDE Drops “SILENCE”

Libricide is a multi-faceted modern rock band based out of New York, USA, fusing styles to create an original sonic experience that broadens your mind and gets stuck in your head. Holding down multiple roles at the forefront of Libricide is Producer/Songwriter/Frontman Harun Gadol, who originally formed the band as a solo project, releasing the first … Continue reading New York’s LIBRICIDE Drops “SILENCE”

PHARMACOSE Releases New Single, “Cleanse You”!

Jacksonville, FL Alternative Rock project PHARMACOSE has revealed the first song in their latest project, Ascension’s Constraint, a series of monthly song releases to be accompanied with one part of a serialized novel of the same name. Each song will be based around the events and/or themes of the accompanying installment of the novel. Ascension’s Constraint is a science fiction … Continue reading PHARMACOSE Releases New Single, “Cleanse You”!

Ross Rocco Shows Musical Versatility On Dark Hip Hop Track “Speak Easy”

Artist: Ross Rocco    Single: Speak Easy (featuring Jon Ramero and Gabe Reasoner)      Release Date: 3/16/22Genre: Hip-Hop/ Lofi / Pop     Suggested For Fans Of: Lil Dicky California singer, songwriter and producer Ross Rocco has just dropped his latest single "Speak Easy". The song features writing and production from Jon Romero and vocals … Continue reading Ross Rocco Shows Musical Versatility On Dark Hip Hop Track “Speak Easy”

HUXLEY Releases Official Music Video for “Hate Me”!

New Jersey based, heavy rock band HUXLEY has released the official music video for their single, "Hate Me." With the single co-written with legendary producer KANE CHURKO, "Hate Me" was directed and filmed by CYRUS ENTEZAM. "’Hate Me,’ Is a strong anthem for those who are done worrying about what others think. This song goes out to the ones … Continue reading HUXLEY Releases Official Music Video for “Hate Me”!

SEVI Releases Official Music Video for KANE CHURKO Mixed / Mastered New Single, “HATE YOU”!

Bulgarian Heavy Rock Band SEVI has revealed the official music video for their new single, "Hate You". Mixed and mastered by the legendary KANE CHURKO, "Hate You" was directed by Nikola Koparov, featuring the band performing the brutal auditory gem with incredible, apocalyptic visuals, and is off of the band's upcoming, 4th album. SEVI is also gearing up to … Continue reading SEVI Releases Official Music Video for KANE CHURKO Mixed / Mastered New Single, “HATE YOU”!

KENNY DUBMAN Releases Official Music Video for “Modern Day Jesus”!

New Jersey based heavy rock artist KENNY DUBMAN has released the official music video for "Modern Day Jesus." The second single off of his upcoming album, Conflicted, "Modern Day Jesus" reflects on the overwhelming pain and suffering that plague our society. “'Modern Day Jesus' poses the question....what if Jesus was actually a random person that walked among us...and … Continue reading KENNY DUBMAN Releases Official Music Video for “Modern Day Jesus”!

LOCUST GROVE Releases Official Music Video for “Worth My Time”!

Oklahoma City, OK based Hard Rock band LOCUST GROVE has released the official music video for their new single, "Worth My Time." Featuring the band performing in Oklahoma City, OK with 3130 Studios by Clark Deal, with the model shots by Alex Heider from Atlanta, GA, "Worth My Time" is the first single off of the band's upcoming, debut LP, Battle … Continue reading LOCUST GROVE Releases Official Music Video for “Worth My Time”!

Canton Band I FIGHT FAIL Releases New Single

Canton, Ohio, alt-rock band I Fight Fail has released their newest single, the darkly anthemic “FADED (feat. AJ Perdomo)”. The song features AJ Perdomo of The Dangerous Summer, giving the emo-influenced track an even sharper edge. On "FADED," the band offers some of what Midwestern emo does best - heartfelt lyricism capitulated into dueling vocal performances over post-punk/alt-rock heaviness.“This song was a lot … Continue reading Canton Band I FIGHT FAIL Releases New Single

DOYLE Announces ABOMINATE THE WORLD AS WE DIE TOUR 2022 Spring Dates!

Legendary Guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein hit the road Friday with his ABOMINATE THE WORLD AS WE DIE TOUR 2022! Launching in New Bedford, MA, the tour will blaze across the United States, wrapping up April 10th in Burlington, VT! DOYLE will also be heading across the pond to UK and Europe, dates to be announced online HERE! TOUR … Continue reading DOYLE Announces ABOMINATE THE WORLD AS WE DIE TOUR 2022 Spring Dates!

THE HATE CLUB Releases Hotly Anticipated ‘Unplugged Vol. 2’ Acoustic EP!

Dark Metal artist THE HATE CLUB ( Alex Poe) has released his excellent acoustic EP featuring 3 tracks from his 2020 released, Death of the Protagonist EP. All songs were written, recorded, performed, produced and engineered by the enigmatic front-man. "One of my fans told me that she and her friends were drunk yelling songs from THC's first acoustic EP … Continue reading THE HATE CLUB Releases Hotly Anticipated ‘Unplugged Vol. 2’ Acoustic EP!

BLACKTOP MOJO Reveal Live Acoustic Video for Dark Cover of THE TEMPTATION’S “My Girl”!

Texas Rock Band BLACKTOP MOJO has released a live video of their harrowing cover of THE TEMPTATION'S classic hit single, "My Girl"! Originally revealed on Valentine's Day, "My Girl" is available to download / stream online NOW! ”We wanted to play the song live in a place where you could really feel the dilapidation of a broken heart. We … Continue reading BLACKTOP MOJO Reveal Live Acoustic Video for Dark Cover of THE TEMPTATION’S “My Girl”!

DISCONNECTED Releases Official Music Video for “King of the World”

France based, modern metal band DISCONNECTED has released the official music video for their new single , "King of the World". Directed by Laurent Hart (with production by Antoine de Montremy) and filmed in Troyes, France, "King of the World" features the full band performing the song in the huge Espace Argence Hall. It also includes the acting performance of Joseph de … Continue reading DISCONNECTED Releases Official Music Video for “King of the World”

FORTUNE CHILD Releases Official Music Video for “Don’t Shoot Me Down”!

March 3, 2022 - Jacksonville, FL based Rock band FORTUNE CHILD has the official music video for "Don't Shoot Me Down". Directed by McSlammany, "Don't Shoot Me Down" is the fourth and final single from the band's KEVIN ELSON produced, debut album, Close to the Sun, “This album is everything we believe in: no fluff, no extras, just the music. We tracked … Continue reading FORTUNE CHILD Releases Official Music Video for “Don’t Shoot Me Down”!

Stars Aligne to Celebrate NEAL SCHON!

A phenomenal, digital birthday card to legendary JOURNEY founder NEAL SCHON featuring heartfelt greetings from his stunning wife, MICHAELE SCHON, as well as PAUL ROGERS, JOHN MCLAUGHLIN, LL COOL J, NARADA MICHAEL WALDEN, DOLLY PARTON, RANDY JACKSON, SHEILA E, SLASH, STEVE VAI, TOMMY EMMANUEL, JOE SATRIANI, HUEY LEWIS, ZAKK WYLDE, and more! SHARE - FACEBOOK - TWITTER - INSTAGRAM Legendary Rock band JOURNEY's classic song "Don't Stop Believin'" has reached 1 billion listens … Continue reading Stars Aligne to Celebrate NEAL SCHON!

St Louis Musician Modern Andy Releases Ambient Single

St. Louis, MO Triphop artist Modern Andy has released their newest single, the very chill “Demonized/ :Reimagined” featuring electronic duo Lowlegs. The song itself is an ambient vibe, sure to be popular amongst the ever growing genre of similar soundscapes. It also features a selection of vocal samples which give the track a thoughtful if not almost unsettling at times through line. "Demonized/ :Reimagined is one of … Continue reading St Louis Musician Modern Andy Releases Ambient Single

Rapper wifisfuneral Brings Tour To Morgantown, WV

Rapper wifisfuneral is hitting the road, and is bringing his wild tour to 123 Pleasant Street in beautiful downtown Mrogantown,WV on March 10th. Superior Booking, best known for their national concert series “The Ultimate Hip Hop Showcase”, presents the Highway to Hell Tour featuring Wifisfuneral. The Miami-based rapper, best known for his breakthrough mixtapes Black Heart Revenge, When Hell Falls, Ethernet, and Boy Who Cried … Continue reading Rapper wifisfuneral Brings Tour To Morgantown, WV