Ozzfest '05 Weekend!
You better get your asses out to the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain
View. It's going to make the summer hot! It has a great mix of Metal for
everyone... Come out and say hi! We'll be capturing a some killer
moments! Be sure to check out the line-up on our Click HERE
for The Metal
click on the banner above to check out the official Ozzfest site!
THRASH AGAINST CANCER!
Chuck Billy of Testament wants you to get Into the Pit!
Don't miss this killer upcoming event at The Pound! It will be a day
filled with pounding Testament riffs, heavy HIRAX chords and classic
Laaz Rockit! Not to mention the return of former S1FT members now in a
new project called MUDFACE! They'll be joined by many other kick ass
bands. Check out our calendar for more info... See ya there!
Click HERE for The
of Agony Interview!
ROKHEDZ was honored to sit down with the guys from Life of Agony!
These guys are serious about their work and mean business when it comes
to pumping out tunes. Life of Agony was formed in New York in 1989 and
are coming out with a new CD on June 14th. "Broken Valley" is
sure to please the hardcore LOA fans! Stay tuned for our Video
Interview! In the meantime check out some pics from their tour with
Mudvayne, American Head Charge and Bloodsimple. (click
Guerilla Tour 05! Interview!
ROKHEDZ was honored to be in the camp on Jan 29, 2005 for the Mudvayne
Guerilla Tour! Mudvayne will be returning to a town near you, both on
their own Tour and on Ozzfest 2005! These guys are one of the hardest
working bands on the planet! So don't miss them. Here is the video
Fest 05! POSTPONED!
NEW DATE TO BE DETERMINED...
have to hold off on hosting it's first show out at The Pound in San
Francisco, CA. Threat of rain looms large. ROKHEDZ cares about
everyone's safety. We are planning to reschedule soon. So please stay
tuned. Afterburner Fest 05! will come back even more intense. ROKHEDZ is
on a mission to ROCK the SF Bay Area!
ROKHEDZ will host it's first show out at The Pound in San Francisco, CA.
It will be held on Saturday April 23, 2005. The show is a benefit for
GOTMARROW.com which provides help for Bobby D. and leukemia research.
(click here for more
We'll also be working to help keep music in schools by donating to a
school program in need of help. Come out and have some fun with us as we
PIT for a cause! We've gathered some of the most heavy acts around. Here
is the line up...
Returning w/ a new vocalist to melt
your brain with crushing speed chords.
Bad Acid Trip
Working with Serj Tankian of System of
In town to work with Billy Gould (Faith
No More) on a new record.
North Bay maniacs with a propensity for
Features members of Skinlab and former
member of VIO-lence. Don't miss these guys, their building momentum.
Chris Dinsmore formerly of S1FT created
a vision of dark rhythmic power metal.
This band is just plain wacked! This
band features the crazy bass player from Body Count.
This is a great band filled with Latin
based percussion and blistering guitar riffs made to stir the soul. If
you like Soulfly, you have to check these guys out!
Local heroes that jam out heavy stoner
rock. Front man Eric Hagen gives his Pabst Blue Ribbon twist on Vocals.
Long time bay area thrash metal
favorites. Rejuvenated and ready to pound you into the pavement.
North Bay guys that blend different
metal styles together to create their own sound. This band just froking
This band out of Oakland shreds your
mind and soul with speed and precision. This band features Ramon Ochoa
runner up for the fastest feet drum competition at NAMM. While front man
George Anderson growls and delivers shedding riffs.
Martinez based band that delivers heavy
licks and spacey vocals made to make you get up and move.
Killing of Mind
Another North Bay band creating some
excellent heavy thrash/hardcore based metal. This stuff is made to get
your ass into the pit!
We'll be filming for our
soon to be released DVD
magazine, so make sure you get here early so you can be part of Bay Area
Metal History! ROKHEDZ has lived by the PIT for years now and we hope to
keep it pumpin for years to come. Buy tickets NOW! It's going to be
to the Bone!
RE:IGNITION with DEPSWA at The Key Club in Hollywood, CA
Bobby D's Rock to the Bone! What a night! A night filled with good
friends, great music and great purpose. Bobby was diagnosed with chronic
myeloid leukemia several months ago. Friends banded together to create a
benefit for him. The event raised awareness about leukemia and added
volunteers to the marrow donor registry. For more info on Bobby D and to
where to send donations please check out www.gotmarrow.com.
Happinin Harry and the Heptones belted out some Highway Star for us. It
Jeremy of DEPSWA gave us all he had. And we loved every second of it.
Pump5 was a lot of fun with some cool guitar riffs shoved in!
Bobby D rocked stage right with RE:IGNITION. Steev and Snake kept the
Dave and Tim turned it all on with their high intensity performance.
While Mark kept pounding out his message. RE:IGNITION
is a hard driving melodic band that has a certain angst about it! We
love it. To see more check out our pics page.
ROKHEDZ.net Q1 2005
We started our year out right by traveling to Weed, CA to
cover RE:IGNITION as they recorded their three song demo at Radiostar
Studios with multi-platinum producer Sylvia Massey Shivy (Tool,
Sevendust, Deftones, System of a
Down, etc.). It was an honor to be in the presence of such creative
We tasted the cold winter air of a snow covered Northern California as
the fellas warmed up the studio with their brand of hard driving rock n
roll. Don't miss RE:IGNITION
when they come to your town. Check out the photos!
Next up was Namm 05!
Anaheim is home to one of the biggest
musical trade shows on the planet.
We were in awe as the fellas from Damage Plan showed up to sign
autographs for hundreds of fans who lined up to pay their respects to
the late great Dimebag Darrell.
Thank you guys! Check out the photos!