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Category: Interviews

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A Dirty Dozen with PAUL MARTIN from DEVILSKIN – May 2024

A Dirty Dozen with PAUL MARTIN from DEVILSKIN – May 2024

According to a recent press release: “Prepare to be swept away by a tidal wave of raw power and adrenaline as multi-Platinum-selling New Zealand rock icons DEVILSKIN unleash their latest musical masterpiece: a heart-pounding cover of HEART’s timeless classic, “Barracuda.” With their unmistakable blend of ferocious energy and unparalleled musicianship, DEVILSKIN pays homage to the legendary rock anthem while injecting it […]

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A Dirty Dozen with MARK X PLOG from RIVETSKULL – May 2024

A Dirty Dozen with MARK X PLOG from RIVETSKULL – May 2024

According to a recent press release: “RivetSkull is stoked to announce that their new album, Absence of Time, will be released on June 14th! To kick it off, the band is sharing the album’s second single “Eyes of a Fallen Angel.” The track is accompanied by a new lyric video and follows up the first single, “Hellbound.” In the fog-choked […]

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INTERVIEW: TJ LYLE from THE GEORGIA THUNDERBOLTS – May 2024

INTERVIEW: TJ LYLE from THE GEORGIA THUNDERBOLTS – May 2024

According to a recent press release: “The Georgia Thunderbolts have announced their highly-anticipated sophomore album, Rise Above It All, set for release on August 23rd via Mascot Records. Featuring the quintet’s signature blend of Southern rock, blues, and heartfelt Americana, the 13-track album showcases the band’s ability to navigate a vast array of musical terrains, while also capturing the […]

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A Dirty Dozen with STEVE LUCARELLI from LOWLIVES – May 2024

A Dirty Dozen with STEVE LUCARELLI from LOWLIVES – May 2024

According to a recent press release: “West coast based raucous rockers LOWLIVES have shared their new single and music video for “You Don’t Care.” The track is taken from their debut album, Freaking Out, due out May 31 via their new label home Spinefarm and marks the end of the band’s three-part, ‘Helvis’ video narrative. LOWLIVES aren’t so much about carefully stoking the embers […]

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A Dirty Dozen with IAN MARCHIONDA from SUCK BRICK KID – May 2024

A Dirty Dozen with IAN MARCHIONDA from SUCK BRICK KID – May 2024

According to a recent press release: “SUCK BRICK KID will drop their new album The End Is What I Want via Smartpunk Records on May 17. Think back to the last time you visited your local dive bar or venue’s doodle-filled bathroom and peered at the walls. Did you stop to take note of the musings or the scrawling so delicately placed […]

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A Dirty Dozen with JUSSI TURUNEN from WHEEL – May 2024

A Dirty Dozen with JUSSI TURUNEN from WHEEL – May 2024

According to a recent press release: “Anglo-Finnish progressive metallers Wheel previously announced their third studio album Charismatic Leaders, which arrives on May 3. Charismatic Leaders was meticulously crafted to meet Wheel’s ever-heightening benchmarks and recording with engineers / co-producers Daniel Bergstrand and Fredrik Thordendal (Meshuggah) stretched from August to December 2023. The end result, mixed by Forrester Savell, […]

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A Dirty Dozen with NICOLA NOLLI of MODELL – May 2024

A Dirty Dozen with NICOLA NOLLI of MODELL – May 2024

According to a recent press release: “Rome-based band Modell is back with a sonic explosion. Their new album, Turning Point, blends contemporary pop, electronica, and neo-soul into a whirlwind journey that transcends space and time. Following the success of their single “Reaching the Sky,” the album delivers twelve tracks that pulsate with neo-soul grooves and electro-pop beats. Each song […]

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INTERVIEW: MICHAEL CARTELLONE – April 2024

INTERVIEW: MICHAEL CARTELLONE – April 2024

According to a recent press release: “Michael Cartellone, drummer for the beloved rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, makes his Asheville, NC debut with an exhibit of his newest artwork. The exciting show takes place at the Philip DeAngelo Studio in Asheville’s iconic River Arts District. Adding to the excitement is a reception with the artists on […]

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A Dirty Dozen with TINA FIREFLY of BEAUTIFUL SKELETONS – April 2024

A Dirty Dozen with TINA FIREFLY of BEAUTIFUL SKELETONS – April 2024

According to a recent press release: “Alt metal band Beautiful Skeletons unveiled their powerful new single “Letter to a Narcissist” today along with the official music video. The streaming audio will be released on May 10th to all streaming platforms. This track sets the stage for their EP, Temperance, scheduled to drop later this year under the esteemed banner of Wormhole Death Records. […]

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A Dirty Dozen with MATTHEW BRUE from MISSIO – April 2024

A Dirty Dozen with MATTHEW BRUE from MISSIO – April 2024

| 28 April 2024 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “MISSIO – Matthew Brue (Vocalist / Multi-Instrumentalist / Producer) and David Butler (Engineer / Multi-Instrumentalist / Producer) – released their debut album, Loner, in 2017. The genre-bending, eclectically dark Austin duo quickly landed a global radio hit with their first single “Middle Fingers,” making their late-night debut on Conan and reaching #9 on […]

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INTERVIEW: QUINN SULLIVAN – April 2024

INTERVIEW: QUINN SULLIVAN – April 2024

| 24 April 2024 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Renowned singer-songwriter and guitarist Quinn Sullivan has unveiled “Half My Heart,” the latest single from his emotionally charged album, Salvation out June 7th via Provogue / Mascot Label Group. This song stands out as a cornerstone of the album, capturing the essence of heartbreak and resilience in the wake […]

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A Dirty Dozen with STEFANO CASANICA from FELDSPAR – April 2024

A Dirty Dozen with STEFANO CASANICA from FELDSPAR – April 2024

| 17 April 2024 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Italian rock band FELDSPAR has signed with TTK Records, for a worldwide release of the band’s forthcoming debut album, due out later this year. The debut single from the album, “Cobblestones,” is set to at the end of May, with a music video to follow. The track heralds the start of a collaboration with Nick Terry, […]

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INTERVIEW – KID CONGO POWERS, April 2024

INTERVIEW – KID CONGO POWERS, April 2024

| 17 April 2024 | Reply

INTERVIEW – KID CONGO POWERS, April 2024 By Shane Pinnegar Chief Pink Monkey Bird himself, Kid Congo Powers, kicks off his Australian tour tomorrow night in support of their great new album That Delicious Vice, the title of which came from a tangential translation into Spanish of the title of his 2022 memoir Some New […]

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A Dirty Dozen with WILL HUBERT of ELEKTRIC ANIMALS – April 2024

A Dirty Dozen with WILL HUBERT of ELEKTRIC ANIMALS – April 2024

| 16 April 2024 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Denver based duo Elektric Animals – comprised of Nick Sanders and Will Hubert – have today shared their earnest new single “Ready To Go”, taken from their forthcoming EP A Bear And The Bull. The song showcases the collaborative spirit of Elektric Animals, with additional guitars by Lincoln Parish (formerly Cage The Elephant) and vocals by Chandra Desantis. The song was recorded in […]

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A Dirty Dozen with MATT KUPKA of SOUTHTOWNE LANES – April 2024

A Dirty Dozen with MATT KUPKA of SOUTHTOWNE LANES – April 2024

| 16 April 2024 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Southtowne Lanes has today shared another new single from forthcoming album Take Care, out May 10th via Dog Knights Productions. “Witness” is a punchy track about trying to find the light in life’s darkest moments. Southtowne Lanes is an emotive hardcore band from Eugene, OR. They have garnered a dedicated following over a decade of playing together, due to […]

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INTERVIEW: DON AIREY, DEEP PURPLE – March 2024

INTERVIEW: DON AIREY, DEEP PURPLE – March 2024

| 15 April 2024 | 1 Reply

INTERVIEW: DON AIREY, DEEP PURPLE – March 2024 By Shane Pinnegar Sadly, rock legends DEEP PURPLE have been dropped from the revised lineup for next week’s PANDEMONIUM FESTIVAL, but we’re not going to let that waste this interview with keyboard legend DON AIREY. Airey is in fine spirits at 8am on a brisk Cambridge morning, […]

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A Dirty Dozen with ANDREAS CLARK from SELF DECEPTION – April 2024

A Dirty Dozen with ANDREAS CLARK from SELF DECEPTION – April 2024

| 14 April 2024 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Get ready to delve into the dark and twisted world of social media with Self Deception’s new single “Hysteria.” Following the success of their hit single “Matthew McConaughey,” Self Deception are back with a vengeance. This time, they’re shining a spotlight on society’s insatiable appetite for instant gratification and validation through social media. “Hysteria” confronts the […]

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A Dirty Dozen with MERCURY from PRIEST – April 2024

A Dirty Dozen with MERCURY from PRIEST – April 2024

| 14 April 2024 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “PRIEST released “JUST A GAME,” the second single off of their highly anticipated fourth studio album Dark Pulse set for release on May 31, 2024 via Label Blue Nine. “Just A Game” is a pulsating rave anthem delving into virtual realms and thrilling encounters. With intoxicating lyrics and a bassline harking back to 80’s EBM, it’s a […]

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A Dirty Dozen with CHRIS BULLINGER – April 2024

A Dirty Dozen with CHRIS BULLINGER – April 2024

| 2 April 2024 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Poet and singer-songwriter Chris Bullinger has released “How To Bleed (Castle Sessions),” an acoustic reimagining of the title track from his latest full-length album, out now. This intimate version brings a new depth to the song, showcasing Chris’s soulful vocals and intricate guitar work. Recorded in the serene ambiance of the Castle […]

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A Dirty Dozen with JOSHUA AUBREY JACKSON from MAKE SURE – March 2024

A Dirty Dozen with JOSHUA AUBREY JACKSON from MAKE SURE – March 2024

| 1 April 2024 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Auburn, Alabama’s Make Sure, the project of songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Joshua Aubrey Jackson, recently announced the forthcoming release of the sophomore album June on April 12. Today, they have shared the video for “Burning Heap.” Make Sure just confirmed an appearance at AudioFeed Festival this summer. The event takes place at Champaign County Fairgrounds in Urbana, Illinois from […]

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