Band of the Week #2: Annabel Lee

Our second Fuel The Scene Band Of The Week is hard-hitting Charlotte, NC-based Annabel Lee. Formed in 2010, Annabel Lee consists of Joshua Dean (vocals), Jim Hadeka (guitar), Chad Honeycutt (drums), and Jarred Allen (bass). Combining hardcore and djent sounds with brutal screams and melodic clean vocals, Annabel Lee is a band that will make ...

Band of the Week #1: Fable Cry

Our first Fuel The Scene Band of the Week is Fable Cry, theatrical scamp rock band from Nashville, TN. Fable Cry draws inspiration, both musically and poetically, from all things imaginative, mythical, and spooky. Since forming in 2010, Fable Cry is now a fuller, darker, and more mature band, allowing Jo Cleary (violin, vocals), Scott ...

The Beast Is Back: Interview with Newly-Reunited Metal Band CEREBUS

Interview by Chris Matheson. Photos courtesy of CEREBUS and Heaven and Hell Records. Since the 1980s there have been some good heavy metal to come out of North Carolina. Though what is interesting is that many metalheads in the state never knew some of these bands ever existed, despite the reputation the bands may gain ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Coheed and Cambria at Welcome to Rockville 2017

COHEED AND CAMBRIA live at Welcome to Rockville 2017 in Jacksonville, FL. Photography by Rei Haycraft for Fuel the Scene Magazine and W4CY Radio.

Interview with Barry Stock of THREE DAYS GRACE at Welcome to Rockville 2017

Barry Stock of THREE DAYS GRACE talks about the new album, the writing process, and being "married" to songs that don't make the cut!

LOUDER THAN LIFE 2017: Lineup Revealed!

Louder Than Life RETURNS for the ultimate whiskey, food, and rock & roll experience! Ozzy Osbourne, Prophets of Rage, Incubus, Five Finger Death Punch, Rob Zombie, Rise Against, Mastodon, Stone Sour and MORE! Tickets go on sale Friday, June 2 at Noon EST at http://www.LouderThanLifeFestival.com. Rock legend Ozzy Osbourne — recently reunited with guitarist Zakk Wylde ...

Welcome To Rockville 2017 Recap

The World’s Loudest Month kicked off in spectacular fashion on April 29th and 30th with the Welcome to Rockville Festival in Jacksonville, Florida and their sister festival Fort Rock in Fort Myers, FL, boasting a record-breaking weekend with over 75,000 music fans over the two sites. Fuel The Scene Magazine was on-site a Welcome to ...

Music for Everyone review

Review by William Dibble Art is one of the most powerful ways for a person to express themselves. Art, and especially music, have a long tradition of being the medium through which ideals and politics are expressed to the public. Books, movies, and music always have some type of message in them, and punk rock ...

Nodachi – Beyond Death, Beyond Reason review

Review by William Dibble of Panfocal Photography Rising from the ashes of post-hardcore group, Greaver, Nodachi is a new entry into the NC progressive metal scene. Their first work released a short month ago, the album Beyond Death, Beyond Reason. While it only clocks in at fifteen minutes in length with five short tracks, it ...

SoulSeason – Wither review

Review written by William Dibble of Panfocal Photography, photos provided by SoulSeason’s Facebook page Chris Scott, Carl Uno, and Adam Moore come together in SoulSeason to deliver a energizing metal performance. Their new album, Wither, released just last week, and is a strong entry into the burgeoning NC metal scene. The album opens with a ...

DethCadence – Hellacreative

Written by William Dibble of Panfocal Photography Self-described as a North Carolina supergroup, and sporting a new album titled Hellacreative, DethCadence comes onto the NC metal scene making some heavy claims about their capabilities. They compare themselves to Dio, Iron Maiden, and King Diamond, so this album begins with some high expectations.   One of ...

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