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Icarus Witch on a Career Suicide Mission
Pennsylvania's Icarus Witch are one of a tide of American metal acts recalling the classic '80s NWOBHM sound, but bassist Jason Myers tells Noisecreep they aren't bandwagon jumpers. Quite the opposite, in fact. Since forming in 2004, Icarus Witch have pioneered the classic metal resur…
Icarus Witch Pulling Double Duty with Paul DiAnno
It was a long time coming, but Icarus Witch finally set out on what can only be described as a dream tour. The Pennsylvania classic metal band has the opening slot on former Iron Maiden vocalist Paul Di'Anno's first U.S. tour in almost two decades...
Icarus Witch: Iron Maiden Bassist ‘Is God’
Their parents might have thought otherwise at the time, but the years that the members of Icarus Witch spent playing air guitar to their heroes Iron Maiden were ones well spent. This winter saw the Pennsylvania classic meta-influenced band release their third album, 'Draw Down the Moon,' a…
Overkill, ‘Ironbound’ — Album Art of the Week
East Coast thrashers Overkill return with 'Ironbound,' the 15th installment in their discography spanning two decades -- certainly more than an impressive career, especially for practitioners of an extreme form of music. Travis Smith from Seempieces, based on the opposite American coast -- who has d…
Revocation Are Into Jazz and Old Romantics
They don't come any more metal than Revocation, so it might come as a surprise that vocalist/guitarist David Davidson trained as a jazz guitarist at Boston's Berklee College of Music. "I wouldn't call myself a jazz guitarist, but some of that crept into my style," th…
A History of Metal at the Grammys
It's not every day you see K.K. Downing and Kerry King sitting in the same room as Alicia Keys and Lady Gaga. But Jan. 31, the 52nd annual Grammy Awards will bring out some of the biggest legends in hard rock and heavy metal, including nominees AC/DC, Alice in Chains, Slayer and Judas Priest...

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