Interview with Laila Kahn of SONIC BOOM SIX at Vans Warped Tour ’17

  Rei: All right everybody, Rei Haycraft here with Fuel the Scene Magazine. I’m here with Laila from Sonic Boom Six at Vans Warped Tour in Charlotte, North Carolina. Here in the heat, the sweltering heat. How are you holding up so far? Laila: This, you know, right. I’m from a town called Manchester where ...

Barb Wire Dolls – Rub My Mind review

Review by William Dibble Punk rock has a long and storied tradition of political bands, messages, and stunts. The genre also has a long history of being a worldwide phenomenon, with punk bands springing up wherever rock music could be found. Barb Wire Dolls, from Greece, are no exception to those traditions. Founded in 2010, ...

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 ...

Louder Than Life 2017 Lineup Revealed!

Ozzy Osbourne featuring Zakk Wylde, Prophets of Rage, Five Finger Death Punch, Rob Zombie and Incubus top the bill for the fourth annual Louder Than Life destination festival, Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1 at Champions Park in Louisville, KY. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 2 at Noon ET at www.LouderThanLifeFestival.com. Rock legend Ozzy Osbourne — recently reunited with guitarist Zakk Wylde for the first time in over a decade — leads a Saturday bill that includes Five Finger Death Punch, Rob Zombie, Mastodon, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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