When it comes to smoke-choked, whiskey-soaked, hard-luck rock-n-roll, few bands do it better than metallic twangers, the Hangmen.
After meeting Michael Monroe in a downtown Austin hotel room, I’m fully convinced the glam-rocking twister sleeps in his leather pants. And could he have been any nicer? Actually, no.
By Metal Dave Like a rainbow in the dark, Nicole Starr is something of an anomaly. Barely 20-something-years-old, Starr was born after the prime years of her favorite guitar heroes, yet she raves about 1980s shredders the way a Kardashian prattles on about shoes. Jake E. Lee? Loves him. George Lynch? Wants to marry him.…
No longer the flophouse vagabond featured in the low-budget 1984 documentary “Another State of Mind,” Mike Ness has learned to count his blessings following marriage, fatherhood and the sudden death of longtime friend and co-guitarist Dennis Danell.