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Category: Interviews

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RIP CHRIS TSANGARIDES – 2010 ARCHIVE INTERVIEW

RIP CHRIS TSANGARIDES – 2010 ARCHIVE INTERVIEW

| 8 January 2018 | Reply

RIP CHRIS TSANGARIDES – 2010 ARCHIVE INTERVIEW By Shane Pinnegar With news that legendary producer Chris Tsangarides passed away on 7 January, 2017, aged 61, I thought the best way to pay tribute to him was by sharing this interview I did with him in 2010. Chris was extraordinarily generous with his time as I […]

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INTERVIEW: EDDY CLEARWATER – December 2017

INTERVIEW: EDDY CLEARWATER – December 2017

| 29 December 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Celebrate with “The Chief” Eddy Clearwater as he celebrates his 83rd birthday with some special shows Friday, January 5th at Buddy Guy’s Legends opening for Buddy Guy and Saturday, January 6th at Evanston SPACE for the 5th Annual Birthday concert celebration with special presentations by the Village of Skokie and the Village of Westmont.” We got Eddy on the phone to […]

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10 Quick Ones with JONATHAN THORPENBERG from THE UNGUIDED – December 2017

10 Quick Ones with JONATHAN THORPENBERG from THE UNGUIDED – December 2017

| 29 December 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Happy Release Day to THE UNGUIDED! Put some pressure on it! These guys are pleased to present their fourth record in six years. Those Swedes incubate a heavyweight of Melodic Death Metal which would freak out all Metalcore forerunners in their greatest era! Check out another sneak peek in form of […]

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10 Quick Ones with KOEN from HEIDEVOLK – December 2017

10 Quick Ones with KOEN from HEIDEVOLK – December 2017

| 18 December 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “HEIDEVOLK are the true definition of Pagan Metal Brotherhood. These Dutchmen hold up the flag for intelligent and perfectly balanced Pagan Folk Metal like no other. It’s time to unveil the info on their brand new release and upcoming masterpiece from HEIDEVOLK. Please welcome Vuur van Verzet – set to be released on January […]

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INTERVIEW: TY TABOR – December 2017

INTERVIEW: TY TABOR – December 2017

| 16 December 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Alien Beans, the new solo album from KING’S X guitarist Ty Tabor, will be released on January 12, 2018 via Rat Pak Records. Alien Beans is a double-disc album that features 10 new studio tracks and a “best-of” compilation disc. The “best-of” disc is comprised of 11 remixed and remastered tracks personally selected by Tabor from his […]

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10 Quick Ones with FEAR IS DEAD – December 2017

10 Quick Ones with FEAR IS DEAD – December 2017

| 16 December 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “New York based Heavy Rock / Metal band Fear Is Dead has released the Official Music Video for their single “Dirtnap” off of their August released EP, What Remains. Originally premiered on Tattoo.com, “Dirtnap” was directed and edited by Skila of Fear Is Dead.”  We get members of the band to answer our 10 Quick […]

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10 Quick Ones with DAVIDE TISO from HOWLING SYCAMORE – December 2017

10 Quick Ones with DAVIDE TISO from HOWLING SYCAMORE – December 2017

| 12 December 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Multi-talented guitarist and producer, Davide Tiso (Ephel Duath, Gospel of the Witches), recently announced the formation of his new extreme progressive metal outfit, HOWLING SYCAMORE. The band features the seasoned talents of Watchtower and Dangerous Toyssinger, Jason McMaster, and drumming sensation Hannes Grossmann (Necrophagist, Obscura). The album also features special guest performances by […]

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INTERVIEW: PETE EVICK  – December 2017

INTERVIEW: PETE EVICK – December 2017

| 12 December 2017 | Reply

It is so hard sometimes getting a neutral perspective when talking to a musician that also happens be a longtime friend, but it isn’t hard at all when that friend is guitarist extraordinaire Pete Evick.  A music junkie himself, he goes beyond being a guitarist in the Bret Michaels Band.  He is an accomplished musician […]

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INTERVIEW: LAITH TIERNEY, THE BIBLE BASHERS – October 2017

INTERVIEW: LAITH TIERNEY, THE BIBLE BASHERS – October 2017

| 8 December 2017 | Reply

INTERVIEW: LAITH TIERNEY, THE BIBLE BASHERS – October 2017 By Shane Pinnegar Perth’s own preachers of the filthiest of rock n’ roll sermons, The Bible Bashers, have risen from the grave to launch a sonic assault with new EP Rise Hard, a whirlwind debauched tour of the Eastern seaboard and stormed the stage at the […]

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INTERVIEW: TOM KEIFER – December 2017

INTERVIEW: TOM KEIFER – December 2017

| 7 December 2017 | Reply

According to the most recent press release from Tom Keifer: “Best known as the singer/songwriter/guitarist of Cinderella, TOM KEIFER once sang, “You’re only going once around the ride.”  He’s proving that theory wrong with the highly anticipated release of THE WAY LIFE GOES – DELUXE EDITION, an expanded compilation of his critically acclaimed solo debut album, THE […]

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10 Quick Ones with KYLE STRATTON from ATALA – December 2017

10 Quick Ones with KYLE STRATTON from ATALA – December 2017

| 7 December 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Twentynine Palms, CA-based sludge/doom metal group ATALA recently announced the upcoming release of their full-length concept album, Labyrinth of Ashmedai, out January 26, 2018 via Salt of the Earth Records. The concept of Labyrinth of Ashmedai is inspired by Asmodeus, or “Ashmedai”, the biblical “king of demons”. Conjuring grit-laced sludge inspired by their barren and […]

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10 Quick Ones with DAIF KING and CHRIS CALAVRIAS from STÄLKER – December 2017

10 Quick Ones with DAIF KING and CHRIS CALAVRIAS from STÄLKER – December 2017

| 7 December 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Welcome back to the glory of the 80s! With “Shadow Of The Sword” STÄLKER send you back on a trip in time to the wild days of raw Speed Metal mayhem. Heavy tempo driven songs up to full speed! Your head will be crushed into a million pieces with a bunch of divebomb-overloads, thrash […]

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10 Quick Ones with KYLE BOLDUC from LYDIA CAN’T BREATHE – December 2017

10 Quick Ones with KYLE BOLDUC from LYDIA CAN’T BREATHE – December 2017

| 5 December 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Florida rockers, Lydia Can’t Breathe has unveiled their new NSFW claymation video for the title track off their new album, Tastes New. The video showcases the band’s creativity as it comes in claymation form and tells the tale of two lovers meeting and growing old together. “Tastes New is the title track of […]

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10 Quick Ones with VINCENT EBEIER of SPYLIGHTS – December 2017

10 Quick Ones with VINCENT EBEIER of SPYLIGHTS – December 2017

| 5 December 2017 | Reply

According to the bands bio: “Spylights is a progressive style alternative rock project from New Orleans. The music has many different feels, emotions, and dynamic musical coloring.”  We get Vincent to answer our 10 Quick Ones about new music, his influences, and more… 1. Tell us a little about your latest release.  What might a fan or listener not […]

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10 Quick Ones with JONO – December 2017

10 Quick Ones with JONO – December 2017

| 5 December 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “JONO’s music is hard to pinpoint. Maybe it’s best described as melodic rock with symphonic and progressive elements, always based on strong melodies with bombastic arrangements. Dynamics and a contemporary, fat sound are important ingredients in the JONO musical recipe. Their music has been said to show the influence of great […]

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9 Quick Ones with GOG of SUMMONERS CIRCLE – December 2017

9 Quick Ones with GOG of SUMMONERS CIRCLE – December 2017

| 5 December 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “SUMMONER’S CIRCLE, the epic metal band from the USA, released their debut music video for the track “Become None”, from the upcoming full-length album Tome. This video, originating from the otherworldly denizens of Mercury, successfully captures the essence of the band’s theatrically inspired, occult-infused brand of heavy metal. Shrouded figures, […]

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10 Quick Ones with ADAM CIGNATTA of THE COMPLEX DIALECT – December 2017

10 Quick Ones with ADAM CIGNATTA of THE COMPLEX DIALECT – December 2017

| 5 December 2017 | 1 Reply

According to a recent press release: “Seattle’s 8-piece progressive outfit The Complex Dialect is gearing up to drop their debut album, Change, set for digital release on December 1, 2017. Produced at the infamous London Bridge Studios by Eric Lilavois (Saint Motel, Atlas Genius, Surfer Blood) and mastered by Ed Brooks (Fleet Foxes, Death Cab […]

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10 Quick Ones with STEEP STEPS – December 2017

10 Quick Ones with STEEP STEPS – December 2017

| 5 December 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Electronic Production duo Steep Steps, made up of ArtRock band RÊVE front-woman Athena Hiotis and Multi-Instrumental Producer/Engineer Tony Correlli, has taken two of the hottest contemporary TV show franchises to create what is destined to be one of the most enigmatic acoustic fusions of the of recent history. Eschewing any expectation of genres, the pair […]

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10 Quick Ones with BARNET from SKITARG – December 2017

10 Quick Ones with BARNET from SKITARG – December 2017

| 4 December 2017 | Reply

According to the band’s bio: “SKITARG is an extreme metal band that gives you the pleasure of heavy, violent and evil metal combined with humor and theatrical dildoesque madness. The band is known as an exceptional live act by its ability to force people’s attention with clown / corpsepaint, bloody diapers and dildo fields.”  We get […]

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INTERVIEW: RICHARD O’BRIEN, The Rocky Horror Show – November 2017

INTERVIEW: RICHARD O’BRIEN, The Rocky Horror Show – November 2017

| 28 November 2017 | Reply

INTERVIEW: RICHARD O’BRIEN, The Rocky Horror Show – November 2017 By Shane Pinnegar Perenial favourite The Rocky Horror Show returns to Perth’s Crown Theatre from 17 February, 2018 for another season of antici………………….. PATION. Again starring Craig MacLachlan as everyone’s favourite transvestite transexual from Transylvania, Frank n’ Furter, excitingly, this season will also see the […]

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