Tag Archives: Riot V

Personal Retrospective: Albums that turn 10 in 2021

Posted by on October 15, 2021

    While we are still a few months away from the end of 2021, this time of the year is usually for retrospectives. However, instead of (already) looking at the best that this year had to offer in terms of metal music, I will be going a bit further back. Here is a look […]

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Five things Todd Michael Hall (Riot V) learned about recording his debut solo album during COVID-19 pandemic

Posted by on May 11, 2021

  Riot V singer Todd Michael Hall released his debut solo effort, Sonic Healing, on May 7th (order here). Produced by Metal Church’s Kurdt Vanderhoof, the album captures influences from classic acts from Boston to Styx and Foreigner. We asked Hall to list five things he learned about recording his solo record during the COVID-19 […]

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Riot V premiere “Caught in the Witch’s Eye” Lyric Video

Posted by on September 26, 2018

Riot V released a lyric video for the song “Caught in the Witch’s Eye.” The track is taken from their latest effort Armor of Light, which was released earlier this year via Nuclear Blast. This Friday (28th) the group will be hitting the road with Primal Fear for a European tour. Check out the tour […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/23: Sevendust see sales

Posted by on May 23, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s just one big week of debuts after another, and it doesn’t look like it’s stopping anytime soon. At The Gates and Five Finger Death Punch released albums last Friday among others, this week […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/16: May the charts have your attention please

Posted by on May 16, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Yet another week is topped by a top-selling mainstream rock act who, coincidentally, will be heading out on tour with last week’s top rock debut. Of course, more of you are probably interested in […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/9: Godsmack’s sales rise

Posted by on May 9, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Godsmack sit in a weird spot in the world of mainstream hard rock/metal in that no one really talks about them. People have all the time in the world to lob a tired Nickelback […]

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Top five music videos of the week

Posted by on October 24, 2016

  This week had quite a few more releases than last, which made the decision-making a bit more difficult. It was best, to sum up with a few familiar faces, returns and maybe a few psychedelic grooves. Here are this week’s top five best music videos. 5) Mortillery – “Shapeshifter” Canadian Thrashers released the new music […]

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Riot reforming with new singer

Posted by on November 22, 2013

Riot’s comeback hit a roadblock last year after guitarist/founding member Mark Reale passed away from complications of Crohn’s disease. While the group continued to perform a handful of shows shortly after the death, Riot’s future seemed unclear. Last night, though, Riot announced plans to continue on with “phase five.” While they won’t be replacing Reale […]

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