[Album Review + Stream] Ceterum – Fathom

Cleveland’s Ceterum brings the heavy dissonance with their debut full-length album “Fathom”.

After years of lineup changes, relocations and aural refinements, Ceterum has found a home in Cleveland. With the assistance of the likes of Ante Up Audio producers Jim Stewart (Ohio Sky) and Michael Seifert (Dave Matthews Band, Mr. Gnome) the band has released their debut full-length, FathomIf one can get past its flaws, the album is a well-polished heavy rock experience that encompasses a full range of emotions and musicality – most definitely worth checking out. Continue reading

If You Think Rock is Dead, You Don’t Know What You’re Talking About.

Some say rock music is dead - it's certainly much harder to hear it on the radio these days with all the rock stations going away from playing rock music anymore.. (Photo Illustration: Gene Natale, Jr.)

Nicki Minaj. Lady Gaga. Justin Bieber. These are just a few of the so-called “Hot AC” artists that dominate the radio and television airwaves today. It seems like yesterday that rock bands like Nirvana or Stone Temple Pilots dominated the air..so what happened? Continue reading

[Photos] Deadiron at Peabody’s 3.10.12

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Deadiron Deadiron, live in concert at Peabody’s Concert Club in Cleveland, OH on 3.10.12 for their CD Release show for “Out of the Rust and Ruin”. (Photo Credit: Gene Natale, Jr. / 88.7 WJCU)

[Video] Deadiron – On the Line

In anticipation of their album release show this Saturday at Peabody’s Concert Club, Cleveland’s Deadiron have released the first official music video from their new album Out of the Rust and Ruin. “On the Line” is a heavy and impassioned jam – and with moving pictures, even more so! Continue reading

[Preview] It’s a Long Way to the Top… a Rock Documentary by Rob Montague

Rob Montague - man of many talents.

Rob Montague, whose musical exploits have been chronicled on this very site (check out the review of his album Farewell Song right here) has a new project in the works – a feature film-length documentary on the struggles that bands and musicians have in the pursuit of their dreams of playing music for a living, to be titled “It’s a Long Way to the Top…
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[Album Review] Deadiron – Out of the Rust and Ruin

Cleveland’s Deadiron has a new level of brutality for you to explore.. (Photo courtesy of Deadiron)

In Out of the Rust and Ruin, Cleveland thrashers Deadiron saddle up their (metaphorical) steeds and present a well-rounded metallic sound; a sound synthesis of its members’ diverse musical influences.The debut full-length album from the group is indeed as powerful as the brutal album art (shown above). Continue reading