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Alan D. Welding

COO/EIC Pittsburgh Music Magazine, Photographer, Rhetoric and Journalism Teacher, musician, artist, writer, tattoo enthusiast, animal lover.


In his new book, “Life After Death” Damien Echols details 18 years of wrongful imprisonment; sharing stories of abuse, mistreatment, his incredible perseverance and spirituality. Released today, “Life After Death” is available at booksellers everywhere and on Amazon. Damien Echols is currently living in New York with his […]

Freshkills Announce Fall Tour

Tour Dates 09.19 – Glasslands Gallery – Brooklyn, New York 09.28 – Union Pool – Brooklyn, New York 10.05 – Beachland Ball Room – Cleveland, OH 10.06 – Double Happiness – Columbus, Ohio 10.07 – Venue TBD – Detroit, MI 10.08 – The Burlington – Chicago, IL 10.09 […]

KILL DEVIL HILL Posts “War Machine”

KILL DEVIL HILL the new band featuring acclaimed drummer Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath, Heaven and Hell, Dio) and bassist Rex Brown, (Pantera, Down) guitar slinger Mark Zavon and lead vocalist Dewey Bragg recently wrapped up a North American tour in support of their self-titled debut album, which was […]

New Jersey Writer/Author BRIAN ABERBACK Pens New Educational Unauthorized Rockography, “BLACK SABBATH: Pioneers of Heavy Metal”

Esteemed New Jersey writer and author BRIAN ABERBACK has penned a new, educational Black Sabbath book, being released with Enslow Publishers, Inc. The book, titled Black Sabbath: Pioneers of Heavy Metal, is an unauthorized “rockography” that transforms the extensive knowledge about Black Sabbath that Aberback has amassed over […]

Guerilla Speakerz To Release New EP

For the next T&B release, the label goes Dutch and dirty with Guerilla Speakerz, the young duo of Daniel and Marlon from the Netherlands. They like ridiculous sunglasses, scissoring synthetic bass and massive kicks, rocking them everywhere from their monthly residency at Amsterdamʼs Bitterzoet to massive festivals around […]

AUGUST BURNS RED stream ‘Flurries’

AUGUST BURNS RED are once again pleased to spread some pre-holiday cheer with the release of “Sleigh Ride,” the second new track from their upcoming Christmas album: August Burns Red presents: Sleddin’ Hill, A Holiday Album – in stores October 9th from Solid State Records. Last month, the […]


Southern California melodic hardcore veterans, NO BRAGGING RIGHTS, has debuted a brand new song today called “Hope Theory” via Click HERE to listen! 1. The Advent Of Change 2. Hope Theory 3. Appraisals and Ommissions 4. Cycles 5. No My Salvation 6. Legacy 7. Fight For My […]