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Category: Interviews

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A Dirty Dozen with LOGAN BURNS from SCARLETT O’HARA – May 2022

A Dirty Dozen with LOGAN BURNS from SCARLETT O’HARA – May 2022

According to a recent press release: “Today metalcore veterans Scarlett O’Hara are back to the brodeo with their new single and music video for “Talk to Me.” The band is pushing their sound to new heights by embracing more electronic elements and clean vocals throughout the song, all while retaining their signature South Texas Metalcore […]

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Almost A Dirty Dozen with THE VIOLENT INZIDENT – May 2022

Almost A Dirty Dozen with THE VIOLENT INZIDENT – May 2022

According to a recent press release: “UK Based Post-Nu-Metal-Sub-Core supergroup THE VIOLENT INZIDENT have released the official music video for “Nu Metal,” off of their upcoming LP, This Is Nu Metal!. Consisting of highly talented musicians who may or may not be members of other very well known non post Nu-Metal bands, The Violent Inzident is: Tiny D – Wannabe rapper douchebag; C […]

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INTERVIEW: BRETT PETRUSEK from FUZZRD – May 2022

INTERVIEW: BRETT PETRUSEK from FUZZRD – May 2022

According to a recent press release: “Today, FuZZrd present a live video for “Monster Carnival.” To screen the clip, click here: https://bit.ly/fuzzrdlive.  The recording will be on all streaming platforms as of tomorrow.  Singer and guitarist Brett Petrusek shares, “It was such a great feeling to release Near Life Experience and play our first handful of shows to close 2021. I’ve always visualized 2022 as […]

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A Dirty Dozen with DAN SINDEL – May 2022

A Dirty Dozen with DAN SINDEL – May 2022

According to a recent press release: “Los Angeles musician Dan Sindel is best known for his “symphonic guitar” arrangements where he breaks the barrier in multi-tracking techniques with the guitar. Dan’s recordings have earned features in issues of Guitar Player and Electronic Musician magazines and continue to receive international acclaim. He is a unique and distinct artist like no other. His approach […]

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A Dirty Dozen with SIMON ROACH from RXPTRS – May 2022

A Dirty Dozen with SIMON ROACH from RXPTRS – May 2022

According to a recent press release: “Bristol, UK-based band RXPTRS – who blend rock, metal, punk, and hardcore with a seamlessness that is enviable, creating something that is unique that seethes with boundless energy – have announced their forthcoming album Living Without Death’s Permission, out June 24 via Blacklight Media/Metal Blade Records. RXPTRS (pronounced “Raptors”) are a new wave […]

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INTERVIEW: PETE EVICK – April 2022

INTERVIEW: PETE EVICK – April 2022

According to a recent press release: “A lot of things inspire writing and recording experiences – good times and bad, falling in and out of love, a turn of fortune … and the threat of war.  Pete Evick, who, not only has been Bret Michaels band director and lead guitarist for the better part of […]

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A Dirty Dozen with LIPS TURN BLUE – May 2022

A Dirty Dozen with LIPS TURN BLUE – May 2022

According to a recent press release: “LIPS TURN BLUE the acclaimed Upstate NY band that releases its debut album on MIG MUSIC May 4th., has released its second music video, PRAY FOR TOMORROW. Although written and recorded with the band’s late vocalist and co-writer, Phil Naro before the current conflict in the Ukraine, the compelling video was created […]

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A Dirty Dozen with CHARLES CASWELL from BERRIED ALIVE – May 2022

A Dirty Dozen with CHARLES CASWELL from BERRIED ALIVE – May 2022

According to a recent press release: “Berried Alive is a carefully curated world of adventurous music and multi-sensory goodies including, most recently, a beer partnership. In marketing speak, the company is a whimsical and colorful lifestyle brand with an ever-expanding menu of commercial offerings. But the founding duo—husband and wife, Charles Caswell and Kaylie Caswell—aren’t […]

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A Dirty Dozen with NINA HAMMERLING from THE BAR CAR BAND – May 2022

A Dirty Dozen with NINA HAMMERLING from THE BAR CAR BAND – May 2022

According to a recent press release: “THE BAR CAR BAND’s sophomore EP, High on the Sunshine, drops today on CD and all streaming platforms. The group features singer-songwriters Nina Hammerling and Russell Smith in collaboration with guitarist Michael Mugrage (Orleans, Ronnie Spector), drummer Tommy Nagy (Lucky Peterson, The Garcia Project) and special guest bassist Scott […]

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Almost A Dirty Dozen with DYMBUR – May 2022

Almost A Dirty Dozen with DYMBUR – May 2022

According to a recent press release: “Shillong, India based, Khasi Thraat Folk Metal band DYMBUR has released the official music video for “Rape Culture.” Recorded. Mixed & mastered by founder and guitarist CORNELIUS KHARSYNTIEW at Legato Recording Studio, the video for “Rape Culture” was produced by ANDREAS NATHANIAL WAR and edited by KHARSYNTIEW. The KHASI people are an indigenous tribe, […]

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INTERVIEW: UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER, April 2022

INTERVIEW: UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER, April 2022

| 4 May 2022 | Reply

INTERVIEW: UDO DIRKSCHNEIDER, April 2022 By Shane Pinnegar Udo Dirkschneider is one of the elder statesmen of Heavy Metal, having fronted German pioneers Accept from their foundation in 1976 through to his departure in 1987. Through that time he helmed the band through seven mighty studio albums, including the seminal Restless & Wild, Balls To […]

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INTERVIEW: A. JAY POPOFF from LIT – April 2022

INTERVIEW: A. JAY POPOFF from LIT – April 2022

According to a recent press release: “Whether you posted something that didn’t go over well, or you accidentally sent a text to the wrong person, we all have had foot in mouth disease at some point. Sometimes you wish you would have just kept it to yourself is the impetus behind Lit’s new single, “Mouth Shut” today.  “Mouth […]

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A Dirty Dozen with KEITH WATSON from THE INTEMPERATE SONS – May 2022

A Dirty Dozen with KEITH WATSON from THE INTEMPERATE SONS – May 2022

According to a recent press release: “Indie rock band The Intemperate Sons released their new single “Dust to Dust” to all major platforms. Formed in the summer of 2019, The Intemperate Sons are an indie-rock band that are the perfect concoction of hard rock mixed with folk, grunge, and alt sensibilities. The band hails from Dallas, Texas and have earned a reputation of writing […]

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A Dirty Dozen with ANGIE GOEKE – May 2022

A Dirty Dozen with ANGIE GOEKE – May 2022

According to a recent press release: “Houston, TX-based Americana singer-songwriter Angie Goeke is set to her release her debut full-length, If I Were Honest, on April 29, 2022. An independent release, the album was recorded in Nashville and produced by Mary Bragg. If I Were Honest presents a stunning, atmospheric Americana collection that melds the many facets of Goeke’s creative and personal […]

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A Dirty Dozen with CHAINS OVER RAZORS – April 2022

A Dirty Dozen with CHAINS OVER RAZORS – April 2022

According to a recent press release: “Chains Over Razors has just dropped their self-titled sophomore release, and the first single “Behind These Eyes” landed itself as the #2 most added spot on the Billboard (BDS) Mainstream Rock Indicator chart and the #1 most added spot on the Foundations chart on the first week of release. Crossing paths in a recording […]

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A Dirty Dozen with AIDAN AMINI from SLAVES TO HUMANITY – April 2022

A Dirty Dozen with AIDAN AMINI from SLAVES TO HUMANITY – April 2022

| 27 April 2022 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Slaves To Humanity released their brand new single “Shake My Faith” to all digital platforms today via FRAME|WORK. Slaves to Humanity (STH) is a Sunset Grunge band from Orange County California. It’s members include Aidan Amini on vocals, Pierce Akers on guitar, Shane Ryan on drums, and Nathan Johnson on the bass. Together the band mates create a sound like no other, […]

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A Dirty Dozen with DUSTY GRANT – April 2022

A Dirty Dozen with DUSTY GRANT – April 2022

| 27 April 2022 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Wichita, KS based, Dark Rock artist DUSTY GRANT has revealed the official music video for the debut single from his newly, fully formed band, “Oceans.”  Written and produced by GRANT and JASON CATLETT (with additional production duties as well as recorded and mixed by CHRIS DAWSON) with mastering by […]

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A Dirty Dozen with DAKOTA ALVAREZ from HOLLOW FRONT – April 2022

A Dirty Dozen with DAKOTA ALVAREZ from HOLLOW FRONT – April 2022

| 27 April 2022 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Grand Rapids-based, metalcore up ‘n’ comers Hollow Front will drop their third album The Price of Dreaming on May 27 via UNFD. Summoning the heaviness of names such as Wage War and The Ghost Inside together with dynamic, Polaris-esque melodics, Hollow Front untangle personal losses, relationship breakdowns, and struggling mentally amid life’s waves across their catalog. Stationed out of Grand Rapids, Michigan, […]

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A Dirty Dozen with JEFF CARLSON from JEFF CARLSON BAND – April 2022

A Dirty Dozen with JEFF CARLSON from JEFF CARLSON BAND – April 2022

| 27 April 2022 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Las Vegas, NV based rockers JEFF CARLSON BAND have announced the dates for their Over My Shoulder 2022 Tour! Launching in March, the tour winds throughout the Midwest, wrapping up May 4th in Amarillo, TX.” We get Jeff to discuss new music, influences, and more… 1.Tell us a little about your latest release. What […]

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A Dirty Dozen with KURT DEIMER – April 2022

A Dirty Dozen with KURT DEIMER – April 2022

| 27 April 2022 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Kurt Deimer has come a long way in less than six months. After joining forces with Bon Jovi guitarist Phil X and recording his debut EP Work Hard, Rock Hard with Grammy-award winning engineer Chris Lord-Alge, he opened for Geoff Tate on the former Queensrÿche frontman’s U.S. tour last fall. Now, after […]

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