Author: Coren McLeod

Gabriel and the Apocalypse at The Wire

Gabriel and the Apocalypse Hit The Wire, Berwyn, IL, USA on July 13, 2017 By Coren McLeod Nothing could motivate me more to go out on a Thursday night after my big girl job, than having a phenomenal band in town which I have admired from the very 1st time my ears gave a listen. Gabriel and the Apocalypse (GATA) hit the Chicagoland area with their vicious tour with Wednesday 13 on Thursday July 13th at the famous Wire in Berwyn, Il. I kind of knew what to expect from this massive band hailing from Minnesota. A hard hitting...

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Auditory Armory: Interview with April Rose of Auditory Armory

It is really difficult to label Auditory Armory into one genre. Auditory Armory initially began as the solo project of April Rose. Starting in 2011, the project became a full band with members Oscar (drums), Dennis (Guitar), and Justice (bass). The band draws from many genres of music, including progressive, jazz, metal, alternative, thrash, and new age. “I didn’t want to be limited to just being an acoustic act…They help me realize even more the potential of my songs,” says April. April also hopes to touch on a personal nerve with her listeners, “I want to be honest with...

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Product of Hate Talks About Buried in Violence (2016)

I love supporting local music especially when the band has some balls behind their bite. Kenosha, Wisconsin’s own Product of Hate has a distinctive sound of thrash metal with a touch of hard core thrash metal. The five piece band has sharpened their musical skills and has toured with greats like Lamb of God, Meshuggah and Job For a Cowboy. Product of Hate is ready to take their debut album Buried in Violence (2016) out to the masses which was be released on February 5th, 2016. This hard hitting album was mixed and mastered by James Murphy. Product of...

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Cast of Rock Of Ages: Kayla Alvarez as “Sherrie”

Interview with the Cast of Rock Of Ages, Kayla Alvarez as “Sherrie” By: Coren E. McLeod of UnRated Magazine Photos by:  Barry Nadler “TheatreWorks Florida is extremely proud to present the Central FL regional premiere of Rock Of Ages, opening at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts (Alexis and Jim Pugh Theater) Sept 28 – Oct 9, 2016 for 15 sizzling performances. Rock Of Ages is sponsored in part by the National Endowment for The Arts and is TheatreWorks Florida’s fourth Central Florida regional premiere production.” “Rock Of Ages is set at the tail end of the big,...

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Interview with the Musicians of Rock Of Ages: Bobby Keller of Meka Nism in Rock Of Ages By: Coren McLeod

Interview with the Musicians of Rock Of Ages Bobby Keller of Meka Nism in Rock Of Ages By:  Coren E. McLeod of UnRated Magazine Photos By:  Barry Nadler  Broadway’s Awesome “Bad Boy” 80s Musical Sensation is set to Rock Orlando Sept 28, 2016! TheatreWorks Florida is extremely proud to present the Central FL regional premiere of Rock Of Ages, opening at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts (Alexis and Jim Pugh Theater) Sept 28 – Oct 9, 2016 for 15 sizzling performances. Rock Of Ages is sponsored in part by the National Endowment for The Arts and...

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