INTERVIEW: Charlie Parra del Riego on Shred Guitar, Touring with Chris Jericho (Fozzy), and Social Media

In this episode, Keefy caught up with Guitar master and Content Creator Charlie Parra del Riego! In addition to having several bands, touring with Chris Jericho’s (Fozzy) covers band around the world, Charlie is an infamous YouTuber with many iconic videos, covers, and collabs, and social media influencer! We talked all about his many interests and areas of expertise!Continue reading

YouTuber and Guitarist Charlie Parra del Riego to Tour with Kuarantine (Chris Jericho), Saratoga, and More This Summer

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photo by Charlie Parra del Riego

Peruvian touring musician, Charlie Parra del Riego, who was originally a YouTuber, will be out on tour this Summer, playing in both Chris Jericho’s band, Kuarantine, and in Saratoga. The guitarist has also performed with numerous other acts, such as Kobra and the Lotus and M.A.S.A.C.R.E, as well as his own band, Difonia. Keep reading in the article below to find out more.
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Fozzy Drop New Single and Video for “Spotlight” – North American Tour Kicks Off This Week

Chris Jericho and Rich Ward‘s Fozzy have released their new music video for single, “Spotlight”, created with drones. It was filmed by Exceleration Media and Firefly Drone Shows. The band are currently out on the road in North America. Check out the new video and remaining live dates below.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Fozzy – Boombox

Whether it is due to the day-job of Fozzy frontman Chris Jericho, or their weird roots and route, stumbling into being a “proper band” by evolving from a high-profile covers act formed by former Stuck Mojo six-stringer Rich Ward, rightly or wrongly (and the answer is wrongly, by the way), it took 2017’s breakout anthem ‘Judas’ (from the album of the same name), a bona-fide fists-in-the-air voices-to-the-sky classic anthem, to put a stamp of credibility on the twenty-year labour of musical love of Ward and Jericho and push them headfirst through the glass ceiling and into the next level of mainstream consciousness. 

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Fozzy Drummer Frank “Bud” Fontsere Steps Down, New Drummer Announced

According to a published report from, Fozzy Drummer Frank “Bud” Fontsere has stepped down from the band after 20 years. The band made the announcement via social media earlier today. The band wrote: “After almost 2 decades, Frank Fontsere is stepping down as the drummer of FOZZY to focus on his family and other projects. We wish him nothing but the best and thank him for his years of maximum rock!

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LIVESTREAM REVIEW: Anthrax – 40th Anniversary Streaming Event

Okay, so watching streamed performances over the internet isn’t the best way to enjoy live shows. That’s a given. Every one of us would rather be in the middle of a sweaty moshpit, getting drunk with friends while being accidentally kicked in the head by overenthusiastic crowd surfers. Yes you would. Don’t lie.

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ALBUM REVIEW: James Durbin – The Beast Awakens 

James Durbin may have been the “metal guy” during his season on American Idol, but it’s been an uphill battle for him to get any sort of street cred in the actual scene. His subsequent solo albums seemed noncommittal in terms of style and his brief stint singing for Quiet Riot felt more like an odd novelty than a real step forward. It’s hard to tell how the reception towards The Beast Awakens (Frontiers Records srl) will compare but at the very least, it’s a notable turning point on his path to Heavy Metal legitimacy.

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James Durbin Shares New Video – Kings Before You” ft. Chris Jericho & Phil Demmel

James Durbin (ex Quiet Riot) has shared a new video for his current solo single- “Kings Before You” ft. Chris Jericho & Phil Demmel (Vio-Lence, ex-Machine Head) which you can see below. The Beast Awakens will release on February 12, 2021 via Frontiers Music Srl, and pre-orders are live right now. Check it out!Continue reading

James Durbin Shares New Single  Announces Debut Solo Band Album 

James Durbin (ex Quiet Riot) is launching a solo Heavy metal Project – Durbin in 2021! You can hear the debut single from the upcoming release “Kings Before You” ft. Chris Jericho & Phil Demmel (Vio-Lence, ex-Machine Head) at the link below. The Beast Awakens will release on February 12, 2021 via Frontiers Music Srl, and pre-orders are live now!Continue reading

Corey Taylor (Slipknot and Stone Sour) Shares New Single and Lyric Video for “HWY 666”

Corey Taylor,  frontman of both Slipknot and Stone Sour has shared yet another new single from his highly anticipated solo album, CMFT, due out one month from today, October 2nd via Roadrunner Records, and released two singles already. He dropped his first two singles “CMFT Must Be Stopped” (featuring rappers Tech N9ne & Kid Bookie) and “Black Eyes Blue”. “Black Eyes Blue” has actually charted as a legit hit song. Now he has shared the fittingly titled “HWY 666” with an accompanying lyric video. Check it out!Continue reading