Saturday (January 23, 2016) 8pm CST (9pm EST) Women of Metal Radio Show on The Indie Authority will feature music from our January 2016 Band of the Month Claymorean.
We’ll be featuring music from Valkyre, DORO, Burning Daisy, Epica, Aria Flame, A Sound of Thunder, Lillye, Pamela Moore and many others.
Kent and Jayson will be spotlighting Scarlet Canary, Inside Mankind, PraY ManTiCøre and Docka pussel
Chastain is a heavy metal project formed in 1984 by guitarist David T. Chastain and signed by Shrapnel Records.
The band was put together in 1984 by Mike Varney, president of Shrapnel for a David T. Chastain solo album. Varney had noticed the shred guitar ability of Chastain, member of the Cincinnati-based band CJSS and, at the same time, he wanted to create an output for the talent of young singer Leather Leone, formerly with the San Francisco band Rude Girl. The first band line-up included Leone, Chastain, CJSS bassist Mike Skimmerhorn and drummer Fred Coury, who would later play in Cinderella. In 1986, Chastain readily declared that “I could never work with these people on a full-time basis because they live all over the country (…). We just get together once a year, record an album and then go off and do our own things”.In the case of Chastain, he wrote music for CJSS and his solo albums, as well as producing other artists and managing his own record label. Continue reading Chastain