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Review: Iron Maiden

Few bands can live up to the legacy that is Iron Maiden. They have influenced the likes of Metallica, Ghost and countless others, even local bands such as Solar Flare. And with good reason too. Iron Maiden has been an unstoppable force since forming in East London way back in 1975. For any band to stay relevant for that long and still pack arenas and each and every show is a truly amazing feat.

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AP Counterfeit Album Release at MOTR Pub

The release party is tomorrow at MOTR Pub. Joining AP are Cincinnati legends Sons Of Silverton with Dj Rare Groove, and Diveyede hailing from Seattle, Washington.

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Elias Drops Single for “Goons & Gods”

Give “Goons & Gods” a listen!  

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Review: The Barefoot Movement

The group has been paving the roads since 2012 earning praise from CMT Edge, The Daily Country, Adam Steffey, featured in award winning documentaries, and were the 2014 IBMA Momentum Award winners for “Band of the Year”. 

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Interview: Verment

Eric Payne, Verment’s bassist and vocalist took some time to talk about their influences, excitement to see old friends perform at the upcoming Cincinnati Metal Scene Reunion and the importance of supporting your local music scene.

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Jack Burton Overdrive Host Early Listening Party on Sunday

The new album by Jack Burton Overdrive, Happy to be Here is out! Sunday, August 18th JBO is hosting a listening party at The Overlook Lodge from 4p – 6p. Talk about a Sunday Funday! Stop by, give the album a listen and perhaps you will win some cool prizes!

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Song Premiere: Slow Glows – “The End”

Slow Glows are releasing their debut album at MOTR Pub on Saturday August 24th! In the meantime enjoy the premiere of their song from the album, “The End!”

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Interview: Nithing

Beer soaked raw and grimy Extreme Metal? I think I'm in love. Our Cincinnati Metal Scene Reunion continues with Zach Determan, the guitarist from Nithing.


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Local Cripple Creek Music Festival Announces Year 2 Lineup

Fort Mitchell's Cripple Creek Music Festival released the lineup for year 2 on October 5, headlined by Melvin Seals & JGB w/ John Kadlecik, Revel in Dimes, and local folk artist Casey Campbell (Buffalo Wabs and the Price Hill Hustle) and his band.

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Interview: Solar Flare

We caught up with Cincy's outstanding Power Metal band, Solar Flare and spoke with front man Ethan Jackson for his thoughts on their next gig.

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Interview: Saves The Day

I can’t overstate what so many of Saves The Day’s albums mean to me, and how excited I am to share them with my kids when the time comes.

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Interview: Winterhymn

Next up in our band spotlight for the upcoming Cincy Metal Scene Reunion show is none other than the Mighty Pagan Warriors, Winterhymn. We were honored to briefly speak with guitarist and clean vocalist, Draug.