Ryan Castle

New Blood: Iggy Pop and Danger Mouse

I had the pleasure of meeting Iggy Pop back in 2003 at the Hit Factory in Miami. He had just finished work on the Skull Ring album and invited us down to listen to it. (Skull Ring, by the way is still one of my favorite Iggy songs) When I got the the studio there was this beautiful mid-60's red...
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Big Climb

I'm climbing stairs at the 31st Annual Big Climb Sunday, March 26th. I need your help! Please support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society with a donation by clicking the 'donate' button below. $5, $10, $20... Whatever you can give is greatly appreciated. Your cash will help make a big difference in...
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Top 10 Songs from 2016

War, terrorism, mass shootings, an ugly, contentions presidential election, pop culture icons dropping like files.... Harambe. Let's face it, 2016 sucked for a lot of reasons. It wasn't all bad though. The Cubs won the World Series. The Sounders finally won the MLS Cup. The stock market hit record...
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New Blood: Nine Inch Nails

I was thrilled to come back this week and find new music from Nine Inch Nails. Trent and co. dropped a new EP "Not the Actual Events" last week. Check out the lot of it below. Look for more new music from Nine Inch Nails in 2017. Video of Nine Inch Nails - Not The Actual Events (2016) [Full Album]
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New Blood: Helmet

Helmet hits the Croc Wednesday night with Local H . Not that you needed an excuse to go out on a weeknight... Grab tickets here . Helmet's new album, Dead to the World just came out about a month ago. Grab it at the show! You'll thank me later. Video of Helmet "Bad News" Official...
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New Blood: Halestorm

Halestorm just announced the release of their 3rd covers EP since 2011. You can check out the 1st song from it, Whitesnake's "Still of the Night" now. Video of Halestorm – Still of The Night (Whitesnake Cover) [Official Audio] In addition to "Still of the Night" ReAniMate 3.0 features: Sophie B...
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New Blood: Alice In Chains

Alice in Chains has a new take on an old Rush song for the 2112 re-issue. Tears will appear on disc 2 along Rush covers from Dave Grohl with Taylor Hawkins, Billy Talent and more. The 2112 re-issue is in stores December 16th. Disc One: Original album re-mastered “2112” (Overture / The Temples of...
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Rock Blog: Metallica Interview

2 days left until Metallica unleash the new album "Hardwired... To Self-Destruct." I had a chance to catch up with them at Electric Lady Studios in New York a few weeks ago. Every day this week I'll post a few minutes of conversation with the band here.
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New Blood: Metallica "Hardwired... To Self-Destruct"

In an unprecedented move for Metallica , the band will release music videos for each song from their forthcoming album, Hardwired…To Self-Destruct every two hours starting this morning at 9:00 PST. New songs and their videos will premiere right up to when the clock turns over at midnight in New...
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