Monthly Archives: February 2019

REVIEW: The Great Kat – Czardas For Violin And Piano

Czardas For Violin and Piano by The Great Kat is a one song classical violin CD Single. This is not a Heavy Metal CD Single, it is a piano and violin CD Single of the classical composition “Czardas For Violin and Piano”, performed on violin by The Great Kat.

The Great Kat, Katherine Thomas, is no doubt one of the Top Heavy Metal Guitarists of all time and also known as one of the fastest guitar shredders of all time and is the fastest female guitarist in music.

The Great Kat plays a form of Speed and Thrash Metal mixed with Classical Music Compositions on the Guitar and on the Violin, this CD Single is a classical violin composition only.

Katherine Thomas is a well known classical violin virtuoso and is a graduate of Julliard and has won the Artists International Competition on Violin and the Carnegie Recital Hall Violin Soloist competition.

Visit the Great Kat store at for ordering information for the CD Single and you can also buy other personalized autographed merchandise from the Great Kat including CD’s, Albums, Photos, Posters and more.

Rating: 10/10

Metallica – Helping Hands New Live Album Out

Metallica – “Helpings Hands” released this month is the new acoustic live album from Metallica and is a mix of acoustic versions of Metallica songs as well as acoustic cover songs of artists like Nazareth, Bob Seger and Deep Purple.

This is great live Metallica album and guaranteed to be a 9+ out of 10 for any Metallica fan. The record features great acoustic versions of Metallica songs like Nothing Else Matters, The Unforgiven and Bleeding Me.

The record also has alternate acoustic versions of songs like Disposable Hero’s which may not appeal to all fans which sound like a different version of the same song, there is a somewhat alternate version of The Four Horsemen which is a stand out track on this record.

The acoustic version of The Four Horsemen is probably one of the best songs on the album and gives the song a real mainstream feel to it with some alternate sounding sections.

This is a guaranteed favorite album in your Metallica music collection, get one today!

Video: Misery Index Official Drum Play Through – Sick Drummer Magazine

Official Drum play through by Adam Jarvis from Misery Index for the song “Rituals Of Power” from Sick Drummer Magazine, .

Misery Index – Rituals Of Power Drum Play Through:


Adam Jarvis – Misery Index – Rituals of Power – Drum Play-through

Adam Jarvis – Misery Index – Rituals of Power – Drum Play-through

Adam Jarvis is the drummer of Misery Index and also drums for Pig Destroyer, Scour, Fulgora, Asthma Castle, and All Will Fall.  His primary band Misery Index has a new record called “Rituals of Power” coming out March 8th on Season of Mist.

Adam Jarvis joined Misery Index in 2004 and went on to do 5 studio albums, one live album, and an assortment of EP’s and splits with the band. Adam is an equal composer in Misery Index, and thus the drumming best reflects his pummeling and creative style.  Misery Index is heading to grind Japan with Napalm Death, and then off to Europe for festivals and club events.  Tour dates below.

Misery Index’s Rituals Of Power will be released in jewel case CD, limited LP, limited cassette, and a Limited Deluxe Digibox which includes bonus cover tracks — Nailbomb’s “Wasting Away” and M.O.D. – Method of Destruction’s “Man Of Your Dreams” feat. Rob Barrett Iii of Cannibal Corpse — as well as a carabiner with key strap and bottle opener, a patch, and three vinyl stickers, and digitally.

CoverArt: Raphael Gabrio (Insane Visions)
Single Art: Bite Radius Designs
Mix: William Putney Graphic Nature Audio
Tracking: Erik Rutan (Hate Eternal Mana RecordingRyan Vincent M (Apollo Audio Alternative), Leon del Muerte (Nails Casa Del Muerte), Valtteri Kallio (Soundwell Studio), Darin Morris (Cell Block)

Misery Index’s next single “The Choir Invisible” premieres Feb. 5 on Loudwire
Their album “Rituals of Power” is out Mar. 8, 2019 on Season of Mist
Singles Now streaming on all platforms:

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Engineering by Kevin Bernsten

Video Editing by Chris Joao

Mixed by: Will Putney

Adam Proudly Endorses:



Sabian cymbals

Czarcie Kopyto Pedals

Aquarian Drumheads

DB Drum Shoes

Gear Used:

Ddrum M.A.X. series Alder Maple hybrid Drumkit

(2) 18” x 22” kick drums

7” x 8” tom

8” x 12” tom

14” x 16” floor tom

6.5” x 14” Modern Tone “The Hammer” Brass Snare

Sabian Cymbals:

14” AA Rock Hats

13” AAX Fast Hats

16” Paragon Crash

18” AAX-plosion Crash

15” AAXtream China

18” Paragon crash

21” AA Holy China

22” HH Power Bell Ride

Ddrum Hardware

Vic-Firth Rock Nylon tip (Adam Jarvis-Misery Index Signature)

Aquarian Reflector tom heads

Aquarian Resonse 2 Coated snare head

Aquarian Super Kick II Kick heads


Extreme the DOJO with Napalm Death EYEHATEGOD Melt-Banana
3/5/2019 渋谷 Club Quattro Osaka, Japan
3/6/2019 渋谷 Club Quattro Tokyo, Japan

Misery Index “Rituals of Power” European Tour w/ WormrotThe Lion’s DaughterTruth Corroded (Unique Leader Records):
3/23/2019 Heidelberg Deathfest 2019 – Heidelberg, DE
3/24/2019 Z-Bau – Nürnberg, DE
3/25/2019 Escape Metalcorner – Wien, AT
3/26/2019 Melodka – Brno, CZ
3/27/2019 Chemiefabrik – Dresden, DE
3/28/2019 Goldgrube – Kassel, DE
3/29/2019 Cassiopeia – Berlin, DE
3/30/2019 Grindhoven – Eindhoven, NL
3/31/2019 Backstage – München, DE
4/01/2019 Werk21 – Zürich, CH
4/02/2019 Circolo Magnolia – Segrate MI, IT
4/03/2019 Usine – Genf, CH
4/04/2019 Glazart – Paris, FR
4/05/2019 De Casino – Sint Niklaas, BE
4/06/2019 Turock – Essen, DE

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