Category Archives: Media News

Writer: Dio Needs To Be Honored In Portsmouth

Posted by on May 25, 2010

While he’s only been dead for a little over a week, Ronnie James Dio has been a national treasure for decades. His hometown of Portsmouth, New Hampshire has honored him by… well, not doing anything. Decibel writer and former Portsmouth resident Shawn Macomber  is demanding that Ronald James Padanova be immortalized in the town where he […]

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David Marchese – Disser Of Dio

Posted by on May 19, 2010

In the wake of Ronnie James Dio’s passing, anyone with an e-mail address (for better or worse) has written about what the legendary singer meant as a musician, inspiration, and more often than not, friend. It’s not often that someone garners as much respect in the music industry as Dio did. However, according to David […]

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Revolver Scaling Back to Bimonthly

Posted by on October 27, 2009

It was announced in their just-out October issue and also during the Metal Insider-sponsored CMJ metal panels that following the December 2009 issue, esteemed metal magazine Revolver will be switching to a bimonthly schedule, publishing six times a year. “Times are tough for everyone, and there’s been no government bailout for hard-rock magazines,” Revolver Editor in […]

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Metal Maniacs Relaunches Online Today

Posted by on August 31, 2009

While we reported that Metal Maniacs was relaunching as an online-only entity in September, they’ve gone online a day early. The site, taken over by the owner of digital metal distributor metalhit.com, doesn’t feature any of the original Maniacs writers, but it is a good read. There are interviews with James Malone from Arsis, Frank Watkins from […]

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Metal Maniacs To Return, Sort Of

Posted by on July 28, 2009

The metal community was sucker-punched back in February when long-running metal magazines Metal Maniacs and Metal Edge were shuttered by their relatively new owner, Zenbu Media. In addition to the history and talented writers that each mag had, both had a distinct point of view. Now comes word via their website that Maniacs will be returning […]

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