Liz Ramanand has been a concert junkie and metal head since the ripe age of 9 years old. Now that passion has turned into an obsession. While working for AOL's heavy metal unit Noisecreep.com as well as Roadrunner Records, she graduated with her Bachelor's degree in Journalism and English from Brooklyn College. She makes it her priority to attend at least four concerts a week any less would make her a very unhappy metal head.
Members of Styx, Foreigner, Whitesnake and More Kick Off National Concert Week in New York
A collection of photos from Live Nation's April 2018 National Concert Week red carpet event.
10 Band Names That Would Make a Great Thanksgiving Meal
Hungry for some rock and metal? We sure are with these 10 Band Names That Would Make a Great Thanksgiving Meal!
Killswitch Engage Vocalist Jesse Leach Plays ‘Would You Rather?’
Killswitch Engage singer Jesse Leach sat in the hot seat for a game of 'Would You Rather' before the band took the stage in New York City.
DevilDriver’s Dez Fafara Talks Music Influences, Offers Industry Advice + More
With over two decades of experience under his belt, Dez Fafara is one of the most notable and raw frontmen you can ever see live. We got the chance to catch up with the DevilDriver vocalist as he spoke about some of the younger bands that interest him as well as what first caught his attention when …
Young Guns Talk Forthcoming Album, ShipRocked, Musical Influences + More
Anyone who’s seen Young Guns live knows that the band brings it onstage. The British rockers, who scored a huge hit in 2012 with 'Bones,' kicked off the year as part of this year’s ShipRocked lineup.
Kyng Frontman Eddie Veliz Discusses New Album ‘Burn the Serum’
Following their powerful debut album, ‘Trampled Sun,’ Kyng are back with their sophomore disc ‘Burn the Serum.’ We had the chance to chat with frontman Eddie Veliz about the brand new disc, due out April 15 via Razor and Tie Records. Veliz talked about the creative process of ‘Burn the Serum,’ as we…
Pop Evil’s Leigh Kakaty Discusses ‘Onyx’ Album + ‘Being a Minority Frontman in the Rock Wo…
Pop Evil kicked off this year with a massive trek with Stone Sour, and now the band is hitting the road with Escape the Fate. For a full list of dates go here. We had the opportunity to sit down with Pop Evil frontman Leigh Kakaty, who spoke all about the band’s latest disc ‘Onyx.’ He gives an hones…
In This Moment’s Chris Howorth Talks Evolution of the Band, Memorable Fan Moments + More
In This Moment are no strangers to ShipRocked, and this year they performed two stellar sets on the Deck Stage and the Stardust Theater. We had the chance to sit down with guitarist Chris Howorth on the Norwegian Pearl as we made our way back to Florida during a full day at sea.
Living Colour Discuss ‘Vivid’ Songs, Brooklyn Parties, New Album + More
In Part 1 of our interview with Living Colour, the band spoke all about their experience on ShipRocked 2014 as well as the making of their classic album ‘Vivid,’ which recently celebrated it’s 25th Anniversary. They also talked about their musical roots in New York City and much more. In Part 2 (whi…
In This Moment Guitarist Chris Howorth Discusses Upcoming Album + More
It’s no secret that In This Moment’s latest album, ‘Blood,’ has had massive success, and the reception to both the album and the live performances have made the band one of the most unique and interesting rock acts today. The music and production definitely won over ShipRockers as the band performed…
Sevendust Members Discuss New Acoustic Album ‘Time Travelers & Bonfires’ + More
In Part 1 of our interview with Sevendust, singer Lajon Witherspoon, bassist Vince Hornsby and drummer Morgan Rose spoke about their latest experience on ShipRocked 2014 and their forthcoming acoustic tour. In Part 2 of our interview (watch above), the band talks about their upcoming acous…
Within Temptation’s Sharon den Adel Delves Into New Song ‘Dangerous’
Within Temptation are gearing up for the release of their sixth studio album ‘Hydra,’ which drops Feb. 4 in North America via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. In the meantime, the single 'Dangerous' has been rocking the band's fans.