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Andrew Risch

Andrew Risch is more Metal than you. From Death Metal, to Thrash to Pirate Metal, there is no subgenre he doesn't enjoy.  He can be found at most shows giving the horns with one hand and nursing a beer in the other.

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Louder Than Life Returns

While Bunbury and Sonic Temple will sadly take this year off, Louisville’s Louder than Life is returning with a vengeance.

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Interview: The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band

The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band is heading to Riverfront Live on Friday, May 21st! They also recently released, Dance Songs for Hard Times! We got to catch up with Reverend Peyton prior to the upcoming show!

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Hate Icon Release at The Southgate House Revival

On Friday May 14th, Hate Icon, will play The Southgate House Revival for a CD release show for the debut album, Submerged in Immoral Effluence. This release is stuffed with 6 fat tracks of totally slapping Ohio Death Metal!

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Review: Samantha Fish at Riverfront Live

Last Friday, Samantha Fish made her second stop in Cincinnati since the pandemic began. It has been less than a year since she last blew the roof off Riverfront Live and the fans were eager to welcome her back.

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Necrosadist Returns to the Stage

There is a dark light at the end of the tunnel folks and it is filled with the sweet savory sounds of Brutal Death Metal!

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Review: Samantha Fish at Riverfront Live

Samantha, as well as the rest of the band, were on fire and in great spirits during the entire set. Clearly, this was a band that was excited to play live again.

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Metal & Punk Return to Southgate House Revival

Transplant Productions is bringing the Metal back to the Southgate House on Saturday July 11th. In order to maintain safe social distancing, only 50 tickets will be sold so you need to act fast. This show will sell out.

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Album Review: Solar Flare

We may have to wait a little longer until we can enjoy live music again, but luckily Solar Flare are here with their debut release that will no doubt fill that empty void. In a time where we find it a little darker than we would like or a little harder to smile, Solar Flare's hard rocking Power Metal style gives us the strength to go on fighting.

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Five Fantastic Metal Documentaries to Keep You on the Couch

It's a tough time for Metal fans as we find ourselves stuck at home with no live shows to look forward to any time soon. I'm guessing a mosh pit is probably not the best place to be in these crazy times. Fortunately, there have been plenty of music documentaries over the years on the subject of hard rock and Metal. So as you're gonna be stuck home for a while, we have compiled a list of 5 great Metal documentaries to keep you rocking.

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Spring Grove Premier New Track, "Chameleon"

Lately, it feels like we are living out an episode of The Twilight Zone and good news, especially when it comes to anything music related is hard to come by. Fortunately, Cincinnati has its fair share of talented artists taking advantage of some of this unwanted down time.
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What Does Valentine’s Day Mean For You? A Playlist by CincyMusic

Valentine’s Day has a different meaning for everyone. If you are in a relationship, you want to appreciate the one you are with. If you are out of one, perhaps you cherish being alone or reflect on time with past loves. It’s also a great day to show your love to your kids or the animals in your life!

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Review: Steel Panther

You have to hand it to Steel Panther. For a band that most people see as a parody band, they have no problem packing in the crowd at Bogart’s on a Wednesday night. Their throwback style and sound of the 80’s sleazy glam rock attracts not only fans of Heavy Metal but people looking to have a good night away from the everyday mundane stress of a typical work week, Fans came out with their wives and girlfriends and dressed in their finest spandex and acid washed denim.