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Anthony Toto

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Anthony Toto is a senior writer and social media manager for The Pop Break. Resident metalhead and Rutgers graduate. Hosts a podcast called Poetic Metal. He is an editorial guardian, a watchful journalist. A dark knight.

Jim Breuer on Being “Loud & Rowdy,” Finding His Voice, & a Vegas Residency

On a Friday night in the music hub of Asbury Park, legendary comedian Jim Breuer commandeered the stage of The Wonder Bar like a...

Brandon Gallagher of Old Wounds on Going from Drums to Vocals, New Music &...

For the last seven years, no band within the state border of New Jersey has consistently pushed the threshold of metal and hardcore quite...
Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath: Fairytales Wear Boots

Over this past weekend, Black Sabbath performed their final show in Birmingham, England, which officially concluded a two-year celebration of their historic career. Truth...

A Track by Track Review of Metallica’s “Hardwired…to Self-Destruct”

Back in April 2014, Metallica both performed and released a thrash metal inspired song called “Lords Of Summer” – much to the excitement of...

Single Review: Metallica’s “Dream No More”

Metallica – Dream No More Metallica just released their forth music video – “Dream No More” – off their upcoming highly anticipated studio LP Hardwired…To...

Why the Rock Hall Leaving Dave Abbruzzese off Pearl Jam’s Nom is Wrong

It has been a very busy fall season for the Pearl Jam camp for good reasons. The instrumental core of Pearl Jam is preparing...

The Beardos of Crobot Welcome the World to Fat City

The Beardos of Crobot Welcome the World to Fat City Just around two-years ago, a spur of the moment decision to cover a small rock...

EP Review: Prophets of Rage, ‘The Party’s Over’

Throughout the 1990s, often considered a peaceful time in American culture, no band shined the spotlight on political corruption worldwide quite like Rage Against...

VMAS 2016: It’s Time to Declare an MTV State of Emergency

  VMAS 2016: It's Time to Declare an MTV State of Emergency Earlier this year, my hopes were slightly raised when MTV announced its plans to...

Metallica Releases New Headbanging Single “Hardwired…To Self Destruct”

Metallica Releases New Headbanging Single "Hard Wired…To Self Destruct" James Hetfield once sang the words, “The Lords of Summer have returned”…and Metallica just released...