Author Archives: Mike Ritchie

Movie Review: The Dirt

After years of development and rumor, Mötley Crüe’s biopic “The Dirt” hit Netflix in late March in a retelling of the shared name 2001 biography directed by Jeff Tremaine.  Daniel Webber plays Vince Neil, Iwan Rheon as Mick Mars, Machine … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Lords of Chaos

The Jonas Åkerlund directed “Lords of Chaos” combines documentary, true crime story, drama and horror genres. Regardless of whether you’re watching it at face value, already have a vague knowledge of the chronology, or are a die-hard historian or fan, … Continue reading

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L.A.’s Raven Black Kick Off ‘Little Monsters’ in Ohio

On Friday, May 11, 2018, The Little Monsters Tour kicked off opening night in Fairfield, Ohio as DF Productions and Events hosted Raven Black, Aboleth with support from Secret Circle Society. The touring bands represented the strong female voices of … Continue reading

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Interview: Edge of Paradise Plays Anaheim House of Blues NAMM week

Edge of Paradise was created in 2011 by singer Margarita Monet and guitarist Dave Bates. After cranking out four releases by 2016, 2017 provided major moments like the release of the Alive EP, adding guitarist David Ruiz and making their European … Continue reading

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Interview: Scream Queen Danielle Harris Goes Mental in Inoperable

Danielle Harris has established her presence in the horror genre with many beloved roles over the span of her career. Whether being stalked by Michael Myers in the original “Halloween” series, or returning under the direction of Rob Zombie, Harris … Continue reading

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Live Review-Fire of the Phoenix Tour Engulfs Ohio

The last few years have been a comeback and new beginning for L.A. based Dawn of Ashes with vocalist Kristof Bathory pursuing other musical ventures only to eventually return to the fold of DOA. The Phoenix awoke and rose to … Continue reading

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Music Review: Dawn of Ashes- “Daemonolatry Gnosis”

Everything that Hollywood produces doesn’t always shimmer like gold or sound angelic. Sometimes some of the most brilliant and creative music comes from the gutters, dark tunnels and blackened crevices of the mind. Vocalist Kristof Bathory has spent seven albums … Continue reading

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Music Review: Davey Suicide- “Made From Fire”

The five guys from Unholywood Killafornia that make Davey Suicide work have gone through their share of challenges. Countless tours, face value judgements on appearance and moniker, and a year-and-a-half litigation with their former label that brought band progress to … Continue reading

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Live Review: September Mourning Collect Souls In Newport

On Wednesday Nov 16 the Southgate House played host to the musical comic book, come to life of September Mourning as the Fall Soul Collection Tour came to Newport, Kentucky. Vocalist September and her fellow reapers Riven, Wraith and Stitch … Continue reading

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Review: Valora Finish Electric Angels Tour in Harrison Ohio

The last night of the Electric Angels tour was held Sunday Nov. 20 at The Blue Note in Harrison, Ohio. Four local acts from Cincinnati and Dayton supported touring nationals Nashville’s The Nearly Deads and L.A.’s Valora gracing the stage … Continue reading

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