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Category: Interviews

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INTERVIEW: PAUL NELSON of Paul Nelson Band – March 2016

INTERVIEW: PAUL NELSON of Paul Nelson Band – March 2016

| 18 March 2016 | Reply

When a guy like Johnny Winter puts together a band to record an album or tour to support the album or his catalog, you may not know they men on the disc or stage with him, but they are all quality players with talents that would help them excel on their own.  The same is […]

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INTERVIEW – TERRI NUNN, BERLIN

INTERVIEW – TERRI NUNN, BERLIN

| 17 March 2016 | Reply

INTERVIEW – TERRI NUNN, BERLIN By Shane Pinnegar Performing as part of the Totally ‘80s Australian tour this July alongside fellow hitmakers Martika, Katrina of The Waves, Men Without Hats, Stacey Q, Paul Lekakis, Real Life and Wa Wa Nee is Terri Nunn of Berlin. SHANE PINNEGAR has the story. From influencing the entire electropop […]

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INTERVIEW – JIMMY BARNES, February 2016

INTERVIEW – JIMMY BARNES, February 2016

| 12 March 2016 | Reply

INTERVIEW – JIMMY BARNES, February 2016 By Shane Pinnegar SHANE PINNEGAR has a chat to the undisputed king of Australian classic rock n’ roll frontmen Jimmy Barnes in advance of his show on Rottnest Island on Sunday, 13 March, and finds that instead of sliding slowly into retirement as many of his age do (he […]

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INTERVIEW – Lajon Witherspoon, SEVENDUST, February 2016

INTERVIEW – Lajon Witherspoon, SEVENDUST, February 2016

| 12 March 2016 | Reply

INTERVIEW – Lajon Witherspoon, SEVENDUST, February 2016 By Shane Pinnegar Grammy nominated metal band Sevendust return with shows this month for their first Australian tour in six years. SHANE PINNEGAR caught up with dreadlocked singer Lajon ‘LJ’ Witherspoon while he was shopping with his kids. Sevendust Australian tour dates, 2016: March 13 – Perth, Capitol […]

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INTERVIEW: LEE AARON – March 2016

INTERVIEW: LEE AARON – March 2016

| 10 March 2016 | Reply

The Metal Queen herself, Lee Aaron, is re-entering the rock world with the release of her latest effort Fire And Gasoline on March 25th and we were lucky enough to grab some of her time to discuss the new disc, how life has affected her song writing, and so much more… Toddstar: Lee Aaron, thank […]

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INTERVIEW: JESSE JAMES DUPREE of JACKYL – March 2016

INTERVIEW: JESSE JAMES DUPREE of JACKYL – March 2016

| 5 March 2016 | Reply

Rock and Roll.  Whiskey.  ‘Sloonshine.   Full Throttle.  Guinness World Records.  Chainsaws.  Just a few of the more recognizable and commonly thought of words to describe the one and only Jesse James Dupree.  Humble.  Grounded.  Honest.  Hard-working.  These are a few words I have come to know him by over the years, having watched him […]

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INTERVIEW – ADAM BRAND, February 2016

INTERVIEW – ADAM BRAND, February 2016

| 4 March 2016 | Reply

INTERVIEW – ADAM BRAND, February 2016 By Shane Pinnegar With 14 country music Golden Guitar awards on the mantelpiece representing a stellar career spanning ten solo albums, no-one expected Perth expat Adam Brand to form supergroup The Outlaws, but that’d exactly what he did. Roping in fellow country stars Travis Collins, Drew McAlister, Matt Cornell […]

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INTERVIEW: BARRY KNOX of PARMALEE February 2016

INTERVIEW: BARRY KNOX of PARMALEE February 2016

| 3 March 2016 | Reply

Parmalee is out touring still supporting the late 2013 release, Feels Like Carolina.  Recently we were able to get bass player Barry Knox on the phone and talk about the album, its three singles, new material, and Parmalee’s connection to Mötley Crüe and Marvin Gaye.  As they traverse the country this summer, they will be premiering […]

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INTERVIEW: JOE “BULL” SHIPLEY – February 2016

INTERVIEW: JOE “BULL” SHIPLEY – February 2016

| 2 March 2016 | Reply

Wandering from the path of the normal interviews can be a fun exercise at times.  We have talked to our friends Sarge – Tour Manager extraordinaire, Kevin – a kick ass club owner, and now in our latest installment, Joe “Bull” Shipley.  We first met Bull a few years ago when he was tour manager […]

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INTERVIEW – MARTIKA, January 2016

INTERVIEW – MARTIKA, January 2016

| 27 February 2016 | Reply

INTERVIEW – MARTIKA, January 2016 By Shane Pinnegar We haven’t heard much from pop princess Martika (born Marta Marrero in 1969) for a while now, but that is all set to change when she joins the line-up for Metropolis Touring’s Totally ‘80s Australian tour this July. SHANE PINNEGAR pinned Martika down to talk about the […]

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INTERVIEW: VIVIAN CAMPBELL of LAST IN LINE – February 2016

INTERVIEW: VIVIAN CAMPBELL of LAST IN LINE – February 2016

| 27 February 2016 | Reply

Vivian Campbell has worked with legendary bands and has been one of the most solid lead guitar players over the last 30 years.  From his work with Dio to Shadow King (a personal favorite) and from Def Leppard to Thin Lizzy and Whitesnake, Viv has constantly surrounded himself with great music and greater musicians.  The […]

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INTERVIEW: TOM GIMBEL of FOREIGNER – February 2016

INTERVIEW: TOM GIMBEL of FOREIGNER – February 2016

| 24 February 2016 | Reply

I love when I get the chance to talk to an artist that is part of a band that has become a part of the fabric of my life.  What I don’t like is when a glitch kicks in and the interview is lost forever.  Luckily, when you are dealing with a guy like Tom […]

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INTERVIEW: DWAYNE ANGLIN, THE WAILERS BAND – November 2015

INTERVIEW: DWAYNE ANGLIN, THE WAILERS BAND – November 2015

| 20 February 2016 | Reply

INTERVIEW: DWAYNE ANGLIN, THE WAILERS BAND – November 2015 By Shane Pinnegar The Wailers continue to tour the world relentlessly spreading the words of love and peace as composed by their co-founder Bob Marley, a man still revered almost as a prophet by many. SHANE PINNEGAR sat down for a long-distance chat with Dwayne Anglin, […]

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INTERVIEW: DORO – February 2016

INTERVIEW: DORO – February 2016

| 20 February 2016 | Reply

Metal Legend and Goddess DORO has been recording and entertaining metal heads around the world for over 32 years.  As she prepares to embark on the Monsters of Rock cruise and a short east coast swing across the U.S., we were able to grab some time with her to discuss the cruise, tour, Lemmy, and Little […]

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INTERVIEW: KIM McAULIFFE, GIRLSCHOOL – January 2016

INTERVIEW: KIM McAULIFFE, GIRLSCHOOL – January 2016

| 18 February 2016 | Reply

INTERVIEW: KIM McAULIFFE, GIRLSCHOOL – January 2016 By Shane Pinnegar With new studio album Guilty As Sin (their lucky 13th) under their belts, pioneering and influential all-girl British heavy metal band Girlschool are thrilling faithful fans and winning over new ones. SHANE PINNEGAR got founding guitarist/singer Kim McAuliffe on the blower for a chinwag. Chirpy, […]

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INTERVIEW: PETE EVICK – February 2016

INTERVIEW: PETE EVICK – February 2016

| 18 February 2016 | Reply

Some interviews are stiff and rigid.  Other interviews are well planned journalistic pieces that take a lot of preparation and thought.  My favorite interviews are those with people that are your friends – out latest piece, an interview with Pete Evick of Evick, Downtime, and the Bret Michaels Band, is one of those conversations.  we just shoot […]

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Q+A – PENELOPE SPHEERIS, Director of The Decline Of Western Civilization films

Q+A – PENELOPE SPHEERIS, Director of The Decline Of Western Civilization films

| 12 February 2016 | Reply

Q+A – PENELOPE SPHEERIS, Film Director By Shane Pinnegar Penelope Spheeris’s trio of The Decline Of Western Civilization documentaries explore the music and characters that populated three very different Californian music scenes of the 1980s and ‘90s. SHANE PINNEGAR spoke with Spheeris about the movies in advance of their local screenings as part of the Rev […]

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INTERVIEW: SHEENA EASTON, October 2015

INTERVIEW: SHEENA EASTON, October 2015

| 11 February 2016 | Reply

INTERVIEW: SHEENA EASTON, October 2015 By Shane Pinnegar Sheena Easton was all set to tour Australia last November, so much so that we did the rounds of interview opportunities and grilled her about her career, the Miami Vice years, working with Prince. motherhood and a lot more. The Perth show got cancelled without explanation (poor […]

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INTERVIEW – RICK McMURRAY, ASH – January 2016

INTERVIEW – RICK McMURRAY, ASH – January 2016

| 9 February 2016 | Reply

INTERVIEW – RICK McMURRAY, ASH – January 2016 By Shane Pinnegar Irish rock heroes Ash bring their hyper-melodic, heavy riffing tunes back to Australia this March for a five-date tour in support of their latest album Kablammo!, taking in the major capital cities. SHANE PINNEGAR pinned down drummer Rick McMurray for a chat about the […]

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INTERVIEW: JEFF SCOTT SOTO – Febraury 2016

INTERVIEW: JEFF SCOTT SOTO – Febraury 2016

| 6 February 2016 | 1 Reply

It seems the interview Gods have smiled on me once again.  I am offered an early spot to speak with my favorite vocalist of all-time… Jeff Scott Soto.  With a new album ready to drop – Divak arrive April 1st via earMusic – and some warm-up dates on the schedule in advance of his band’s […]

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