Ryan Castle Blogs

Rage Against the Machine Reunion

It's happening. It's really happening. Wait.. Is it? I think so.. I don't like it when Christmas creeps in before Thanksgiving. In this case, it's ok because all of us that were asking for a Rage reunion got our wish early. It started when the Instagram account rageagainstthemachine shared the... Read More

10 90's songs for your Halloween Playlist

Happy spooky season! I hope you're making the most of your Halloween. Starting Friday it's (shudder) Christmas already... Truly scary. Having a Halloween party? Just like spooky music? Enjoy these 90's jams perfect for your creepy holiday. - RC Video of Type O Negative - Black No. 1 (Little Miss... Read More

Led Zeppelin II 50th anniversary

We've spent a lot of time this year talking about 1994. Probably the pinnacle year for album releases in the world of what would be known as "Alternative Rock Music" celebrating their 25 year anniversary. Look at the list of MASSIVE albums that came out that year. Pearl Jam - Vitalogy, Stone Temple... Read More

New Theory of a Deadman the History of Violence

Theory of a Deadman took to social media today to drop a new song, video and details of their forthcoming new album. We are excited to reveal that our new album, Say Nothing, releases 1.31.20! Pre-order/pre-save: https://t.co/vFHzyvwsRZ Our new single “History of Violence” is out now. The official... Read More

Metallica S&M Review

Where does one begin to start to share about witnessing something as epic as Metallica's S&M2 show in San Francisco last Sunday? I should probably start with the fact that I've been a card-carrying member of the Metallica Club, or Metclub, for over 20 years. In recent years, the club format... Read More

Skillet Comic Book Signing in Seattle

Skillet will be signing copies of their graphic novel 'Eden' this Wednesday at Comics Dungeon beginning at 2:30. Stop by, grab a copy of 'Eden,' say hi to Skillet then catch them with Sevendust at Showbox Sodo later that evening. Excited to announce the EDEN Book Signing Tour! Come out to Boise,... Read More

Ghost PREQUELLE EXALTED LIMITED DELUXE COLLECTOR’S EDITION

GRAMMY-winning Swedish rock band GHOST is known for special, limited edition items that have been tied to its various album releases - an 8-track edition of Ceremony & Devotion, and for Prequelle, a 7-inch die-cut-as-rats vinyl disc of the album’s first single “Rats,” offering the album on a... Read More

5 Reasons to get to Pain in the Grass Early

Beers, sunshine, fried food, Rock Girls and hanging out with thousands of your Rockaholic brethren are all 5 fine reasons to head out to Pain in the Grass this week. What about the bands!? We're all stoked to see the headliners each night. One of the best parts of festival shows is getting turned... Read More

AC/DC Back in Black turns 39

39 years ago today AC/DC released what would become one of the greatest, most iconic and best selling albums of all time. BACK IN BLACK. It's rare that a band can regain, let alone exceed, their prior successes after losing a lead singer. Especially one as legendary as Bon Scott. AC/DC did exactly... Read More

New Skillet Video Legendary

Skillet fans were stoked to find a new video from the band via People yesterday. Skillet Debuts New 'Legendary' Music Video: 'Don't Be Afraid to Go Against the Crowd,' John Cooper Says https://t.co/SZpuOC5Jz5 — People (@people) July 16, 2019 Video of Skillet - Legendary (Official Video) 'Legendary... Read More