INTERVIEW: The Devil Wears Prada | Mike Hranica

Written By:  Michael and Terri Gonzales The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival has just begun its annual summer tour providing a stellar dose of some of the heaviest bands in the business. This year is no exception with a lineup infused of both veteran and underground heavyweights such as Slayer, King Diamond, The Devil Wears […]

INTERVIEW: “You adapt or you die.” -Mike Shea Alt Press Magazine Founder

Written By:  Michael and Terri Gonzales It was three days before the first ever Gibson Brands Alternative Press Music Awards Fueled by Monster Energy Drink and one would expect that the founder of Alternative Press Magazine would be extremely busy with preparations for the show. Despite the hectic schedule Alternative Press Magazine founder Mike Shea […]

INTERVIEW: Ballyhoo! talks about upcoming album, the early days, and more

East coast reggae rockers Ballyhoo! have been hard at work on their upcoming album.  The band has created a unique package deal for fans that coincides with the album.  The “Hardcore Hooligans” package gives fans a front row seat throughout the entire album recording process, and also comes with limited edition artwork, bonus tracks, and […]


Chicago natives Janus descended upon Another Hole In The Wall in Steger, Illinois for The Dark Days of Christmas food drive concert.  Also performing were Minnesota mad men Blue Felix as well as The Denial Machine.  Local support for the evening was provided by Delightful Downfall, Fist to the Sky, Demo, Unknown Zodiac, Awaken The […]