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Category: Interviews

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INTERVIEW – Nick Perri of Silvertide, July 2013

INTERVIEW – Nick Perri of Silvertide, July 2013

| 23 July 2013 | Reply

Bands break up, get back together, take breaks, etc.  There are some bands that never seem to fall off the radar, regardless of how little they actually released before a break or how many years between releases.  Silvertide is one of those bands.  The fans have been wondering for years now how long it would […]

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INTERVIEW – Jared James Nichols, July 2013

INTERVIEW – Jared James Nichols, July 2013

| 23 July 2013 | Reply

ToddStar: Jared, thank you so much for taking time out of your busy schedule for us.  We appreciate it.  If it is okay, I would love to jump right into discussing your newest release, Old Glory &The Wild Revival.  I found myself writing the review on my second listen through (which is not the norm […]

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INTERVIEW – Kim Choo, Feed Her To The Sharks – July 2013

INTERVIEW – Kim Choo, Feed Her To The Sharks – July 2013

| 19 July 2013 | Reply

By Matt Karpe Melbourne metalcore mob Feed Her To The Sharks are making strong waves across Australia, quickly becoming one of the premiere acts down under.  Their second album Savage Seas was released back in May and received strong plaudits from myself in my album review for 100% Rock Magazine. Kim Choo, A.K.A Chewy, had […]

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Interview – Jack Frost of Seven Witches, July 2013

Interview – Jack Frost of Seven Witches, July 2013

| 13 July 2013 | Reply

Some guys make it on talent, some guys are lucky as hell.  Jack Frost has a little bit of both, but his work ethic has kept him in this rock and roll game for this long… ToddStar: How are you today? Jack: I’m good man, how are you? ToddStar: Good, good. Thank you for taking […]

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Interview: Bree, June 2013

Interview: Bree, June 2013

| 13 July 2013 | Reply

After reviewing the debut disc from bree (http://magazine.100percentrock.com/cd-reviews/201306/19740, I couldn’t wait to talk to this rocker.  She is as sassy via phone as she is in her music.  Oh yeah, and don’t ever refer to her as rock-a-billy… ToddStar: Bree, Todd Jolicoeur, 100% Rock, how are you? Bree: Hi! Good, how are you? ToddStar: I’m […]

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INTERVIEW – Ross The Boss, Death Dealer – June 2013

INTERVIEW – Ross The Boss, Death Dealer – June 2013

| 29 June 2013 | Reply

By Shane Pinnegar ROSS THE BOSS should need no introduction to any rock or metal fan. From his days with garage punk legends The Dictators, through to the heavy metal band that took the music and imagery in a completely different direction, Manowar. Over a career spanning 40 years and some 30-ish albums, Ross still […]

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INTERVIEW – Kelly Jones, Stereophonics – June 2013

INTERVIEW – Kelly Jones, Stereophonics – June 2013

| 28 June 2013 | Reply

By Shane Pinnegar 2013 saw Stereophonics return after a couple of years doing other things, bringing with them new album Graffitti On The Train and an Australian tour locked in for July.  Singer, guitarist and songwriter Kelly Jones also told us about a screenplay which covers the story of the album tracks, which they are […]

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Interview – Gav Burroughs, Funeral for a Friend – May 2013

Interview – Gav Burroughs, Funeral for a Friend – May 2013

| 27 June 2013 | Reply

By Shane Pinnegar Originally published in Xpress Magazine’s 15th May 2013 issue: FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND Funeral For A Friend guitarist Gav Burroughs is enjoying a day wandering around Brisbane when he calls SHANE PINNEGAR to talk about their shows at Amplifier in Perth on Friday 17th May and Bunbury’s Prince Of Wales Saturday 18th […]

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INTERVIEW – Butcher Babies, June 2013

INTERVIEW – Butcher Babies, June 2013

| 18 June 2013 | Reply

Well, I couldn’t wait to interview local girl gone good, Carla Harvey of The Butcher Babies.  What a PLEASANT surprise when I got the phone call and we were also joined by Heidi Shepherd, guitarist Henry Flury and bassist Jason Klein. ToddStar: Well now I’ve got to revamp everything a little bit as I was kind of doing […]

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INTERVIEW – Alexi Laiho of Children of Bodom, June 2013

INTERVIEW – Alexi Laiho of Children of Bodom, June 2013

| 18 June 2013 | Reply

Every metal head from coast to coast is waiting for Mayhem Festival this summer.  I got the opportunity recently to chat with Alexi Laiho from Children Of Bodom about their new disc, the Mayhem tour, and classic cars… ToddStar: Well first of all I wanted to take time out and say thank you to you […]

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Interview – Davy Lane, You Am I – June 2013

Interview – Davy Lane, You Am I – June 2013

| 14 June 2013 | Reply

By Shane Pinnegar With YOU AM I set to reissue their seminal first three records – Sound As Ever, Hi Fi Way and Hourly Daily – and do a lap of the country’s more ornate theatres with a string and horn section to play the latter two records in their entirety, I jumped at the […]

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INTERVIEW – Ash Grunwald – May 2013

INTERVIEW – Ash Grunwald – May 2013

| 14 June 2013 | 2 Replies

By Shane Pinnegar Better known as a roots n’ roller than a rocker, Ash Grunwald has teamed up with The Living End’s rhythm section – Scott Owens & Andy Strachan – for a few gigs, a cover of Gnarls Barkley’s Crazy, recently released as a single download, and an Australian tour. As this article went […]

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Interview – Bill Oddie, The Goodies – June 2013

Interview – Bill Oddie, The Goodies – June 2013

| 13 June 2013 | Reply

By Shane Pinnegar Growing up in the Seventies in Australia, most kids made sure they were home from playing cricket with their mates after school, and homework was done ready for The Goodies every evening around 6pm on the ABC. Shown in a later timeslot by the BBC in England, the ABC may have made […]

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Interview – Tom Harte, TRUCKER DIABLO – June 2013

Interview – Tom Harte, TRUCKER DIABLO – June 2013

| 13 June 2013 | Reply

By Shane Pinnegar Northern Ireland’s TRUCKER DIABLO have followed up their impressive 2011 debut The Devil Rhythm with an absolute balls-out killer of a record, Songs Of Iron.  Singer and guitarist Tom Harte took a lunchbreak off his graphic designer job to call down a crackly phone line and talk about the album, the band’s […]

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INTERVIEW – Neal Middleton of Royal Bliss, June 2013

INTERVIEW – Neal Middleton of Royal Bliss, June 2013

| 12 June 2013 | Reply

ToddStar: Neal, thank you so much for taking time out of your busy schedule for 100% Rock.  We appreciate it. Neal: Thanks for taking the time for us. ToddStar: If it is okay, I would love to jump right into discussing your last release, Waiting Out The Storm.  What can you tell us about that […]

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INTERVIEW – Sean Danielson of Smile Empty Soul, June 2013

INTERVIEW – Sean Danielson of Smile Empty Soul, June 2013

| 12 June 2013 | Reply

Some rock bands plug along and make tons of fans along the way.  That is the case with Smile Empty Soul.  These guys release new music then hit the road and tour constantly just getting their sound out there and mixing it up with the fans.  Luckily I was able to nab Sean Danielson, the […]

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Interview – Jaz Coleman, Killing Joke – June 2013

Interview – Jaz Coleman, Killing Joke – June 2013

| 7 June 2013 | Reply

Lead a Horse to Water. By Domino. Considering the ferocity with which he misspent in his youth, Jaz Coleman considers himself very lucky to be where he is now. Erudite and agreeable, on the eve of an Australian tour the Killing Joke vocalist is in high spirits. And with good reason, the punk rocker is […]

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Interview – Reverend Horton Heat – May 2013

Interview – Reverend Horton Heat – May 2013

| 7 June 2013 | Reply

The Reverend Irreverent. By Domino. Two flights, eighteen hours and three cities – despite the fact that it’s yesterday in Dallas, Reverend Horton Heat is Down Under, and says he’s feeling pretty good. “It’s a full day of travelling, so my hours are pretty messed up right now,” said the Reverend. “No, actually, my hours […]

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Interview – Todd Hunter, Dragon – May 2013

Interview – Todd Hunter, Dragon – May 2013

| 30 May 2013 | Reply

By Shane Pinnegar   Story originally published in Xpress Magazine 29 May 2013 – read it HERE Aussies and Kiwis who grew up watching Countdown on Sunday nights will need no introduction to Todd Hunter of Dragon, who originally formed the band in their native Auckland with little brother Marc and keyboardist/songwriter Paul Hewson amongst […]

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Interview – Angry Anderson, Rose Tattoo – May 2013

Interview – Angry Anderson, Rose Tattoo – May 2013

| 30 May 2013 | 1 Reply

By Shane Pinnegar Story originally published in Xpress Magazine 22 May – read it HERE Angry Anderson is a legend. Learning his chops alongside a pre-AC/DC Phil Rudd in Buster Brown, he went on to form Australia’s greatest working class outlaw band, Rose Tattoo, before gravitating towards daytime TV and social issues in the nineties. […]

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