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MetalView: Aquanana

MetalView: Aquanana

MetalView: Aquanana Erupts onto the Valley Metal SceneBy Jason Ortega After a seven year hiatus of hardcore rockin’, local valley rock veteran and former Shambulls frontman Ernie Mancuso returns to the scene with new music as lead vocalist for Aquanana.

By October 19, 2019 Read More →
Schenkerfest at the Whisky A Go Go

Schenkerfest at the Whisky A Go Go

Schenkerfest takes over the Whisky A Go Go on April 15th, 2019 By Russ Allsup I’m a huge Michael Schenker fan and have seen him plenty of times over the years, going back to around ’87. I’d say my favorite three guitar players are Eddie Van Halen, Michael Schenker, and Randy Rhoads. Those three have […]

Night at the Whisky with Red Dragon Cartel

Night at the Whisky with Red Dragon Cartel

NIGHT AT THE WHISKY WITH RED DRAGON CARTEL by Russ Allsup and Dan Westcott The energy was high inside the world famous Whisky A Go Go for the return of Southern California’s own Jake E. Lee, fronting his newest project, but I’m not sure anyone was truly ready for what was about to happen. One […]

By March 13, 2019 Read More →
Bowl for Ronnie

Bowl for Ronnie

Bowl for Ronnie by Russ Allsup Bowl for Ronnie is an annual event that is held at PINZ Bowling Alley in Studio City, Ca. The event raises money for the Stand-Up and Shout Cancer Research Fund. It’s held in honor of rock singer Ronnie James Dio and is run by his wife Wendy Dio. The […]

By March 13, 2019 Read More →
MetalView: Hauntings in October

MetalView: Hauntings in October

Greetings Metal Heads and aspiring Metal Heads! My name is Brent Terry, and I will be your gracious tour guide through the ever-changing world of the Modesto Metal Scene. I have been a proud member of the community for a number of years, and even though some of you may not know my name, face, […]

By October 6, 2018 Read More →
MetalView: Mind of a Machine

MetalView: Mind of a Machine

MetalView: Mind of a Machine By Eve Oberlander Mind of a Machine is a band from Modesto and Los Banos and has been around since 2013. Collin Torres, Lead Guitar and Chico Barker, Drums are the original members with Roger Guajardo on Bass and Eric Doran on Vocals. Each member has been in previous killer bands […]

By April 8, 2018 Read More →
MetalView New Year New Life

MetalView New Year New Life

New Year New Life by Eve Oberlander A new life has begun, our circle is richer, with the birth of a little metal head. I’m pleased to announce the birth of Æryz Bell. Daughter to Dave and Eemjay Bell. Dave is the bassist in Modesto’s Nothing But Losers and Eemjay is their creative designer and makeup artist. Æryz was […]

By February 2, 2018 Read More →
MetalView Happy New Year

MetalView Happy New Year

MetalView By Eve Oberlander Happy New Year! My New Year resolution is to go out and occupy a venue, support a musician. Music is good for the soul, my soul. Modesto area metal was on fire this past year, with local bands making music videos, writing and producing albums and touring up and down California […]

By January 4, 2018 Read More →
MetalView Remembering Abe

MetalView Remembering Abe

Remembering Abraham Guerrero By Eve Oberlander We lost a son, a brother, a husband, a friend and a part of the Modesto Metal scene on the evening of November 6th, 2017. Gone but never forgotten, Abe was a part of our metal family, hailing from Los Banos. He leaves behind a wife, our beautiful brutal […]

By December 2, 2017 Read More →
MetalView HellHeart

MetalView HellHeart

MetalView-HellHeart by Eve Oberlander It is my honor to present you Best Metal 2017 MAMA Award winner, HellHeart!  HellHeart consists of Alie Grabowski Vocals, Kevin Nelson Drums, Eddie Callow Lead Guitar, Jess Gilmore Guitar/Vocals and Jeff Amador Bass.  Even though HellHeart is a newer band you will be surprised to find out how much they […]

By November 12, 2017 Read More →
October is Upon Us

October is Upon Us

METALView by Eve Oberlander October is upon us, my favorite month of the year because of the Modesto Area Music Awards and our city’s downtown live music Halloween celebration, The Summoning. First off I’d like to congratulate each metal MAMAnee for best metal 2017. Each band deserves to be nominated because of several important reasons. […]

By October 8, 2017 Read More →
MetalView All in the Family

MetalView All in the Family

Little recaps of last month’s Metal events: Our beautiful, amazing 209 Metal family raised $1,135 for Keith Peters at his Parkinson’s benefit August 5th. The benefit was a huge success thanks to all of our friends and family. We had over a hundred people in attendance and the promoters, bands, hosts, and acts put on quite the show. […]

By September 11, 2017 Read More →
MetalView

MetalView

MetalView Eve Oberlander As I’m sitting here writing, Metzger is out in the garage playing it loud. Hailz! If you haven’t found out by now, Metzger is Keith Peters Vocals, Will Holgate Guitar, Morgan Gonzales Rhythm, Roger Guajardo Bass and Robert Hernandez Drums. They’ve consistently been practicing once a week despite one member living so […]

By July 12, 2017 Read More →
MusicMania

MusicMania

MUSICMANIA- the first in a series of events for music lovers in Central California, and one of the largest events of its kind on the West Coast. The event will take place at The Portal in Modesto on Sunday, May 7th from 10am to 6 pm. Attendees will be able to browse and pick up […]

By April 14, 2017 Read More →
MAMA OVERVIEW METAL

MAMA OVERVIEW METAL

MetalView 2016 By Guest Writer ,  Pammy Von Duke For over 20 years I myself have been attending metal shows in and around the Modesto area, in fact, people I know from all over California actually come to our little town for the metal shows , local and touring. If you haven’t you should really […]

By September 10, 2016 Read More →