How To Maintain Your Hot Water Heater

Maintenance for your hot water heater is an important part of keeping the home’s water heater in good working order. That’s especially true for newer models, which are more likely to have a problem than old water heaters, and the typical homeowner will probably never see the need to invest in the special tools needed to fix it.

There are only two ways to heat water in a home: a hot water heater or a range/oven. But, one way is better than the other. When it comes to your hot water heater, a few basic tips can help keep it working longer, such as:

  • Check the TPR valve

If your hot water heater is old, you may have had to put in a maintenance valve to maintain pressure on your hot water heater, as the pressure drops over time. However, you may also want to look at getting a new … Read more

Where to Go Hammock Camping

Hammock camping is a type of camping where you use a hammock as a substitute for a sleeping bag. In the same way, you can use a sleeping pad or inflatable mattress instead of a tent. The idea is that you can get all the same benefits of backpacking and camping while also staying comfortable all night.

Why Should You Go On A Hammock Camping?

Before we plan on where to go hammock camping, let’s talk about what type of outdoor activity this is.

Hammock camping is widely considered to be the next step up in the world of outdoor adventure. With this, you get a little closer to being one with nature. A hammock itself allows for a certain degree of freedom, but the nature of the sport also leads to a lot of freedom of movement. You can move around as you please, without worrying about pitching a … Read more

Why Choose Rockskins Drum Wraps?

Many Drummers want their kit to have a specific look. With Rockskins, that is always possible. Rockskins can create you a custom drum wrap for a major gig or before you go on tour. No matter what, you can find a look that’s perfect for your band.

Drum Wraps

Because Rockskins has such an impressive selection of graphics available, there’s a design for any drummer. Even if the designs you’re seeing don’t catch your interest, Rockskins can find a solution for you. Just let us know what you’re looking for. You can send us photos, artwork, or even your band’s logo. We can use what you send us to create customized, high-resolution artwork for your drums. We have a complete in-house company, and we’ve been working in this industry for over 25 years. We’re able to work quickly and can handle even the tightest of deadlines. Not only can we deliver exactly … Read more


On the band’s short, glorious journey, they were able to release two incredible masterpieces; The Onslaught released in 2007 and the Black Rivers Flow in 2011. Black Rivers Flow was the band’s last album recorded with their drummer Ryan Shutler after his death of heart attack on May 17, 2015.

The Onslaught (2007)

Released: April 30, 2007

Re-released: 2009 under Metal Blade


  1.     “Last Breath”
  2.    “Thou Shall Not Fear”
  3.    “Damnation for the Weak”
  4.    “Absolute Power”
  5.    “The Onslaught Pt. 1 – Revolution”
  6.    “The Onslaught Pt. 2 – Rebirth”
  7.    “Lust”      Paulick
  8.    “Forged in Blood”
  9.    “Every Word Unheard”
  10.    “Who I Really Am”

Black Rivers Flow (2011)

Released: February 1, 2011

  1.    “American Dreams”
  2.    “The Ultimate Sacrifice”
  3.    “The Strong Prevail”
  4.    “Black Rivers Flow”
  5.    “Casting Forward”
  6.    “Light a City (Up in Smoke)”
  7.    “Through Your Eyes”
  8.    “Beneath the Waves of Hatred”
  9.    “Eternal Vengeance”
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We did our best to put all the information we know from the old and new sources around the web. Here are a quick overview and timeframe of how Lazarus A.D. spent their glorious days basking in their fame for being talented individuals in thrash metal.


This is the year where Lazarus A.D. had their first-ever big break after being formed in 2005. They were given an opportunity to perform as the opening act for Anthrax, an American thrash metal band from the city of New York.


The band released their first-ever full-length album, The Onslaught. Although like any other starting group, they received much disapproval and rejected proposals but then soon one of the songs in their first album was included in a rock metal compilation album under Earache Records. After their album had received overwhelming feedback and awesome reviews, the band had an offer from Metal … Read more

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The band Lazarus A.D. is widely known in the heavy rock music industry. They are noted to be highly-spirited individuals who carry the motto “Thrash or Die” and lived by it throughout their career. Most people recognize the band to be quite professional and incredibly creative minds expressing oneself through the art of thrash metal. The band was formed in the spring of 2005 at the Southeastern of Wisconsin. They were formerly known as Lazarus but added the A.D. right after to avoid legal complications. Four spirited young individuals only form the band: Gapen on guitars and vocals, Jeff Paulick to the bass and as the lead vocals also, Alex Lackner playing the guitars, and Ryan Shutler to the drums. Their fans recall them as aggressive and free-spirited persons onstage. Lazarus is always on the experimentation of the right mix between keeping the traditional thrash metal and incorporating new … Read more

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Extra Rock

Welcome to the fan-made website of Lazarus A.D! This site is dedicated to upbringing the art of heavy metal music genre through showcasing the great talents of each member in Lazarus A.D. The band is known for their amazing skills presenting the thrash metal genre, a subgenre of heavy metal music.

Thrash metal is widely known as an extreme form of music and a more aggressive type than heavy metal. The arrangements of the song and the instruments together have fast beats, low-sounding guitar riffs that are overlaid with a shredding style of lead. It originated from hardcore punk in the early 1980s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Germany. Most instruments used in this genre of music are electric guitar, bass guitar, drums, and vocals. Before we even discussed how heavy rock metal is known to be for weirdos, Lazarus A.D. is a group composed of talented individuals; … Read more

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