The Rock Pit - Hard rock, Metal and Blues Interviews, news & reviews from Australia and around the world

The Rock Pit - Hard rock, Metal and Blues Interviews, news & reviews from Australia and around the world
The Rockpit - Hard Rock and Metal Interviews, News and Reviews from around the World
Best of 2015 rock & metal







Dream Theater - The Astonishing...Buy it Here!


INTERVIEWS

JORDAN RUDESS - DREAM THEATER
Interview of the month! - Jordan discusses the new Dream Theater album "The Astonishing" and how the band will take the album out on tour, plus he gives a little story on a classic rock album in history.


C.J. PIERCE - DROWNING POOL
Drowning Pool return in 2016 with a brand new record called "Hellelujah" which captures the vibe and sound of this collection of songs. We talked to guitarist C.J. Pierce about how the album came together, working with new singer Jason Moreno and talks of getting back to Australia for a tour

STEVE MURPHY - KINGS DESTROY
Kings Destroy are heading to New Zealand and Australia for the first time, touring alongside psych rockers Radio Moscow in what should be a brilliant tour combination. We had a quick chat with Steve to talk about the tour but not before we chat a little American football!

RICK SCHNEIDER - POLARIS
With their new EP exploding on the charts and a slot on next year's Legion Music Fest, things couldn't be better for the up and coming metalcore band. We talk to guitarist Rick Schneider about the huge success and much more.

JOEY BELLADONNA - ANTHRAX
5 years after "Worship Music, we see Anthrax return with one of the most killer albums yet, "For All Kings" and we had a chat to Joey about the new songs, touring and more.

Other recent interviews include Wednesday 13, Temple Of Lies, The Sword, Berlin, Obscura, Full Scale, Rotting Christ, Voyager, Amon Amarth, Buckcherry, Lost Society, The Temperance Movement, Avantasia, John Sankey, Prong, Stiff Little Fingers, Entombed A.D., Epica, Valdaway, Sevendust and more! see more interviews here

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SOILWORK
February 10th 2016 - Perth, Australia
Soilwork are no strangers to Australia, having toured the country 6 times now as singer Bjorn "Speed" Strid pointed...[read more]
MAGNUM
SACRED BLOOD, DIVINE LIES

Release Date: February 26th 2016
[SPV/STEAMHAMMER]
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LEPROUS / VOYAGER
January 30th 2016 - Perth, Australia
Melodic and progressive sounds was the theme of the night at the 2nd show of the national tour with Norwegian...[read more]
TWISTED SISTER
WE ARE TWISTED FUCKING SISTER

Release Date: February 12th 2016
[MONODUO FILMS]
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VALDAWAY
January 16th 2016 - Perth, Australia
The new single "Allegiance" from W.A. rockers Valdaway was launched Saturday night at Amplifier Bar with...[read more]
DREAM THEATER
THE ASTONISHING

Release Date: January 29th 2016
[ROADRUNNER RECORDS]
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NIGHTWISH
January 15th 2016 - Fremantle, Australia
Nightwish have had another hugely successful run in Australia and the Friday night show in Fremantle was...[read more]
AMON AMARTH
JOMSVIKING

Release Date: March 25th 2016
[SONY MUSIC]
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GRAPHIC FICTION HEROES
January 8th 2016 - Perth, Australia
Graphic Fiction Heroes knows how to put on a show; it’s just a shame that the Rock crowds of Perth are playing...[read more]
ANTHRAX
FOR ALL KINGS

Release Date: February 26th 2016
[NUCLEAR BLAST]
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Legion Music Fest


VIDEO OF THE MONTH
RESURRECTION KINGS - "WHO DID YOU RUN TO?"
THE ROCKPIT PODCAST

Episode 3 of The Rockcast featuring Jake Burns from Stiff Little Fingers. We also report on the death of Lemmy Kilmister from Motorhead and David Bowie as well as highlights from 2015 and upcoming shows and albums for 2016.

Rockcast episode 3: January 2016






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