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  • Zakk Wylde

    Interview: The passion of Zakk Wylde and Generation Axe

    Talking to legendary guitarist, Zakk Wylde is...well, kind of wild. And even more so when talking about the Generation Axe tour featuring Wylde in addition fellow "axe-perts" Steve Vai, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt, and Tosin Abasi. But really, the general public really doesn't even know a...
  • Pete Roche

    5 reasons to see Living Colour in concert

    Living Colour turned in a tight forty-five minute set outside Ohio State Reformatory this weekend as part of the first inaugural Inkcarceration Festival. The New York City hard-rockers behind “Cult of Personality” played the tattoo and heavy metal-oriented music event at the end of a sweltering...
  • Interview: Clutch's Jean-Paul Gaster talks Inkcarceration Festival

    Interview: Clutch's Jean-Paul Gaster talks Inkcarceration Festival

    Clutch has been bludgeoning ears since the release of their debut album, Transnational Motor Speedway, in 1992. The hard-hitting Maryland quartet cultivated its core following with each subsequent release—from the eponymous Clutch in 1995 and The Elephant Riders in 1997 to Earth Rocker in 2012 and...
The "Inkcarceration" Music and Tattoo Fest is set for July 13-15 in Mansfield / Columbus, the famous Ohio State Reformatory (as s

    Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Fest set for summer 2018 at famous Ohio prison

    So, you’ve visited the Vans Warped Tours, been to Bonnaroo, and reveled at Rock on the Range? Now prepare yourself for Inkcarceration in Ohio this summer. The first music festival of its kind, Inkcarceration will combine the best elements of a traveling hard rock show with circus-like theatrics and...
  • Amy Harris

    Photos: ShipRocked 2018 portrait sessions

    AXS was onboard when ShipRocked sailed away from Port Canaveral headed for the Bahamas last week on the Carnival Liberty cruise ship with thousands of rock fans.  The cruise had been sold out for months with a long wait list to join in the yearly pilgrimage to the Caribbean with some of the biggest...
  • Amy Harris

    ShipRocked takes space odyssey out to sea

    The ninth edition of ShipRocked kicked off Sunday departing from Port Canaveral in Florida onboard the Carnival Liberty. The Space Odyssey theme was alive onboard with R2D2 making his way around the ship and fans dressed as astronauts watching their favorite bands. The sold-out ship was full of die...
  • Interview: Mike Dean of Corrosion of Conformity discusses the upcoming album

    Interview: Mike Dean of Corrosion of Conformity discusses the upcoming album

    Having been around in various incarnations for 25 years, Corrosion of Conformity is a band that doesn't need much introduction. By phone, Mike Dean (bass) discussed the upcoming album No Cross No Crown, maintaining consistency throughout the years, and touring with Black Label Society.  AXS: You...

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