Hot Metal Injection

By Alle Royale I was born a metalhead, no doubt about it; everything started in 1986, the A.D. for my existence, not only as a music lover and musician, but as a human being. Once a metalhead, always a metalhead; It doesn’t matter if, through the years, you explore new musical grounds and embrace other…

Your GTC Top 10 May 2014

TYTUS (Photo: Alex Ruffini) Hey May, we hardly knew ya.   We offer a tremendous amount of gratitude towards the artists who stopped by the ole GTC to chat with us about their music, plans and more.  Strobegirl, Q.U.I.L.,  Faz La Rocca (Faz Waltz) and TYTUS. Stay in touch ya’ll, we’ll be listening.   May also…

Your GTC Weekly Top Ten 12 – 18 May 2014

One thing for sure, last week was tops in music this and thats from around the globe.   Nothing could come close to Alle Royale‘s Q&A with the new Italian titans of Rock N’ Roll, TYTUS! Thanks to Mark SimonHell for the sit -down and we and the world have just begun to find out…

TOUR: Imperial State Electric

The band in question is Imperial State Electric, brainchild of the iconic punk n’ roll guru Nicke Andersson (Entombed, The Hellacopters, The Hydromatics, The Solution, Death Breath…) who’s bringing, with his trusted comrades, his high voltage verb throughout all Europe. The occasion is the promotion of the brand new album “Reptile Brain Music”, their third…

Your GTC Weekly Top Ten: 14 – 20 April 2014

Matt West is Mr. Soul Happy Easter Monday Friends…   Due to all the holiday festivities this past week we didn’t publish any new interviews or reviews but there was interesting news out and about the music landscape.    Neil Young dropped a new covers album, we found out that old school music formats(vinyl, cassette &…

TOUR: Black Joe Lewis

Black Joe is Texan, Black Joe is a riot, Black Joe will reduce you all to electric slaves with this new ferocious set of smoking songs, but…the first ones to give Black Joe any credit, publishing his first two albums, were the guys at Italian label “Shake Yo Ass Records”, so let me share with…

Tour News: Tytus

TYTUS On Facebook. “Gonzales are dead, long live Tytus! Italian punk’n’roll five piece from hell, Gonzales, in the last years had been making a name for themselves in the international underground scene, touring extensively through Italy and Germany, producing two full lengths, an EP and a bunch of singles that moved from the punk roots of…

TYTUS – White Lines

artwork by Dario Pepper Maggiore By Alle Royale Gonzales are dead, long live Tytus! Italian punk’n’roll five piece from hell, Gonzales, in the last years had been making a name for themselves in the international underground scene, touring extensively through Italy and Germany, producing two full lengths, an EP and a bunch of singles that moved…

Review: Faz Waltz – ‘Back On Mondo’

(Out Now) By Alle Royal  One more look at the black and white cover and the three mad scientists messing about a fuming pipe, and I’m there, imagining those fumes like an impending explosion of technicolor glam sounds that can be found in the grooves of  “Back On Mondo”, the third full length outing from…

Giuda Tour 2014

(OUT NOW) Born from the ashes of punk band Taxi, the five piece collectively known as Giuda, under the guidance of mastermind guitarist Lorenzo Moretti, succeeded in what virtually no band from Italy were able before: crossing the national borders to achieve an international credit as the hot new thing in rock. The funny fact…

Review: Giuda – Let’s Do It Again

‘Let’s Do It Again’(OUT NOW) By Alle Royale Rock ‘n’ roll has always been about theatre: you don’t need to be a virtuoso musician, you don’t need to be Dylan or Cohen, you don’t have to save the Amazonian forests; but there’s one thing that could help to drum you up in case you want to…

The GTC Reader’s Top 10 For 2013

Neal Casal – ‘Sweeten The Distance’ Once again we would like to thank all of you for checking us out in 2013 as we got things started with The GTC blog! We have some pretty big things coming in 2014 as we continue to find and share unique and outstanding music the other sites may…