banner ad
banner ad

Category: Interviews

banner ad
INTERVIEW: RICHIE KOTZEN – March 2017

INTERVIEW: RICHIE KOTZEN – March 2017

| 22 March 2017 | Reply

There are guitar guys that get tons of press and release really good discs – then you have guys like Richie Kotzen who pump out killer material on disc after disc under his own name as well as a multitude of bands and projects and get little to no press, yet continue to do so […]

Read More

10 Quick Ones with JACK DOOLAN of CYPHER16 – March 2017

10 Quick Ones with JACK DOOLAN of CYPHER16 – March 2017

| 17 March 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “London natives CYPHER16 have risen up the ranks in their native UK throughout the last few years, amassing a devoted following which has afforded them the opportunity to perform at numerous festivals around the world, and to catch the eyes and ears of reputable music publications and tastemakers. Now, after the […]

Read More

10 Quick Ones with MAISY KAY – March 2017

10 Quick Ones with MAISY KAY – March 2017

| 17 March 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Avant-Pop artist Maisy Kay has released the official video for her single “Enough” with a premiere on Paste Magazine. In the video, the LA-via-UK singer faces off against the reflections of inner demons, representing the internal critics that all of us, and most especially artists, struggle against.”  With “Enough” fresh on the air […]

Read More

INTERVIEW: CAROLINE WESTENDORP of THE CHARM THE FURY – March 2017

INTERVIEW: CAROLINE WESTENDORP of THE CHARM THE FURY – March 2017

| 16 March 2017 | Reply

Amsterdam based metalband THE CHARM THE FURY recently announced their sophomore album, The Sick, Dumb & Happy, which drops this Friday on March 17th via Nuclear Blast. After a few misfires, we were finally able to grab lead singer and growler Caroline Westendorp to discuss the bands latest release, her influences, and what pissed her off early in her career.  Sit […]

Read More

10 Quick Ones with MAGNUS HENRIKSSON of ECLIPSE – March 2017

10 Quick Ones with MAGNUS HENRIKSSON of ECLIPSE – March 2017

| 15 March 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Two years after the successful release of the “Armageddonize” album around the globe, Eclipse have established themselves as rising stars with audiences in Australia, Japan, America, and Europe (including the 3.5 million viewers who saw Eclipse’s debut on Swedish national television at Melodifestivalen 2016). With the musical development and maturity shown across the board […]

Read More

INTERVIEW: DAVE WARNER’S FROM THE SUBURBS – March 2017

INTERVIEW: DAVE WARNER’S FROM THE SUBURBS – March 2017

| 15 March 2017 | Reply

INTERVIEW: DAVE WARNER’S FROM THE SUBURBS – March 2017 By Shane Pinnegar Western Australian legend Dave Warner – The Boy From Bicton – releases When, his first album in 25 years this week – and the first in 35 years as Dave Warner’s From The Suburbs – with two special home-coming shows alongside Mental As […]

Read More

10 Quick Ones with STEVE HAWKINS of CHROME MOLLY – March 2017

10 Quick Ones with STEVE HAWKINS of CHROME MOLLY – March 2017

| 14 March 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Chrome Molly made a bid for stardom in the mid to late 1980s, opening for Alice Cooper and Ozzy Osbourne amongst many others, playing the legendary Marquee Club over 20 times and headlining the CBGB in New York.  How do you take a band that has been performing and […]

Read More

10 Quick Ones with DAMIANO CHRISTIAN – March 2017

10 Quick Ones with DAMIANO CHRISTIAN – March 2017

| 14 March 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “If you were waiting for the next young guitar shredder to arrive, your request has been answered – just give a listen to the brand new 5-song EP, ‘Built in Good Value’’ by Damiano Christian, released on March 13th and available to purchase. The 18-year-old guitar and piano virtuoso […]

Read More

INTERVIEW: DAMIAN DARLINGTON of BRIT FLOYD – March 2017

INTERVIEW: DAMIAN DARLINGTON of BRIT FLOYD – March 2017

Pink Floyd has a following that inspires other bands to build their fan base.  Included in that following is Damian Darlington who created Brit Floyd after a long stint in another Pink floyd tribute band.  Playing the role of musical director, guitarist, vocalist, and more, Darlington helps breathe new life into these classic tracks with precision and […]

Read More

10 Quick Ones with BRUCE DUFF of JESTERS OF DESTINY – March 2017

10 Quick Ones with BRUCE DUFF of JESTERS OF DESTINY – March 2017

| 14 March 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “It was 30 years ago that JESTERS OF DESTINY’s Fun At The Funeral debut was released on the short-lived Metal Blade subsidiary, Dimension Records. A year later, they released the all-covers record In A Nostalgic Mood, after which the band was unceremoniously hacked from the Metal Blade stable and, unable […]

Read More

INTERVIEW: ERNIE C of BODY COUNT – March 2017

INTERVIEW: ERNIE C of BODY COUNT – March 2017

| 13 March 2017 | Reply

There are rockstars that don’t consider themselves rockstars at all, but they put out killer music that sticks with you over time.  When Body Count released their self-titled disc in 1992, the rock world was put on notice and this charge was led by Ice-T and his long-time friend and guitarist Ernie C.  With songs […]

Read More

10 Quick Ones with STELLE AMOR – March 2017

10 Quick Ones with STELLE AMOR – March 2017

| 11 March 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Self described “Soulful Siren” Stelle Amor is turning up the heat with her sultry new single “Spike’s Groove”. The Nashville-based “soul-ternative” singer debuted the track last week on Atwood Magazine.  “Spike’s Groove” starts out soft with a seductive, jazzy feel, which pulses and grows until it finally crescendos over in an ecstatic bluesy guitar solo.”  On […]

Read More

10 Quick Ones withMONIQUE ORTIZ & MICHAEL HOWARD of Alien Knife Fight – March 2017

10 Quick Ones withMONIQUE ORTIZ & MICHAEL HOWARD of Alien Knife Fight – March 2017

| 10 March 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Based in the small, dusty junction town of Creedmoor, Texas (population 202) the creative duo Known as Alien Knife Fight craft their sound at all hours in their big, old 1930’s era house/home studio, situated on 3.6 acres that they call Big Bottom Farm.”  The Texas based duo recently […]

Read More

10 Quick Ones with RYAN HAYES of Righteous Vendetta – March 2017

10 Quick Ones with RYAN HAYES of Righteous Vendetta – March 2017

| 9 March 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Wyoming based metalcore outfit Righteous Vendetta continue to tour aggressively throughout the US as we approach the release of their new, full length album, Cursed, which comes out March 17th on Century Media.” With the release date of their latest release coming quickly, we sent off our 10 Quick Ones to […]

Read More

10 Quick Ones: CLAY WITHROW of Vangough – March 2017

10 Quick Ones: CLAY WITHROW of Vangough – March 2017

| 9 March 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “VANGOUGH is a three-piece, American progressive metal band. Their eclectic brand of songwriting straddles the line between the familiar and the volatile – a temperamental cocktail that invites both heavy metal fans and those seeking refuge from the beaten path. With an ever-growing catalog of acclaimed releases under their belt, VANGOUGH continue […]

Read More

10 Quick Ones with PETER WILSON of Four Trips Ahead – March 2017

10 Quick Ones with PETER WILSON of Four Trips Ahead – March 2017

| 7 March 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Four Trips Ahead’s roots date back to 2003, when the seasoned New York City musicians first came together in search of a new creative outlet. Instantly, the quartet recognized their common musical interests – creating heavy, progressive sounds with strong melodies and dynamics. Their forthcoming album …And The Fire Within explores the struggle for […]

Read More

INTERVIEW: JACK BLADES of NIGHT RANGER – March 2017

INTERVIEW: JACK BLADES of NIGHT RANGER – March 2017

| 4 March 2017 | Reply

I love Night Ranger – I hold my head up high, raise my fist, bang my head, and rock the hell out when I hear songs like “Rumours In The Air” “(You Can Still) Rock In America,” and Don’t Tell Me You Love me.” Thirty five years and twelve studio discs later these guys are […]

Read More

10 Quick Ones with AARON & ASIA of Ashland – March 2017

10 Quick Ones with AARON & ASIA of Ashland – March 2017

| 4 March 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Ashland is a rock/pop outfit from Central Illinois. The band formed when vocalist Asia Woodward met guitarist Aaron Wood through a local Craigslist ad and began writing songs together. To create their first full length album Wildfire, Ashland teamed up with Matt Amelung (won Best Recording Studio by Riverfront Times) once […]

Read More

10 Quick Ones with LANVALL of Edenbridge – March 2017

10 Quick Ones with LANVALL of Edenbridge – March 2017

| 3 March 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Any band wanting to leave their mark in our fast-lived world needs first and foremost two things: compositional substance and consistency. After all there are plenty of one-hit wonders in this industry, those overnight sensations with their artificial fast food-like products that frequently don’t even have the shelf-life of […]

Read More

10 Quick Ones with TODD FARRELL JR. of Benchmarks – February 2017

10 Quick Ones with TODD FARRELL JR. of Benchmarks – February 2017

| 1 March 2017 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Our Undivided Attention, the forthcoming album from Nashville-based rock band Benchmarks, represents the culmination of four years of evolution by a band that has searched for an identity of its own in a town with a storied musical history.”  in advance of the discs release, we get vocalist Todd Farrell […]

Read More


banner ad
banner ad