Peter Chakerian is the Managing Editor of CoolCleveland, a free, subscription-based "e-blast" newsletter in Northeast Ohio. His work has appeared in The Plain Dealer, Akron Beacon Journal, Northern Ohio Live, Scene Magazine, Cleveland Magazine, Sun Newspapers, and the Cleveland Free Times, among others. His blog has nothing to do with the Cavedogs.
A conversation with the influential, six-string whiz from Testament, AST and Trans-Siberian Orchestra.
Cue the air conditioning in Hades and those flying pigs. Third time's a charm for this Sex-y soundtrack.
A candid conversation with the keyboard wizard behind Dream Theater, Liquid Tension Experiment, and others...
Dweezil and Co. offer a feast for the ears without the Queen/Paul Rodgers-like assault on senses and sensibilities.
It’s been 25 years since Slayer arrived and many are still gripping about them. It all makes the band's bassist Tom Araya laugh.
All-female rockers really get the Led out.
Though not as troublesome as the last Pixies compilation, how are essentials are picked when everything seems to be essential?
Confidence IS very sexy, but what about longevity? Where's Jack Palance when Art Brut needs him?
Can “Lil’ Bush” take viral video to the big leagues? Creator Donick Cary and voiceover star Iggy Pop think so.
Think you know NBA Superstar LeBron James? This will make you appreciate what "the Chosen One" can do even more.