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Category: Interviews

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Interview – John Waite, July 2013

Interview – John Waite, July 2013

| 9 August 2013 | 1 Reply

By Shane Pinnegar After recruiting veteran guitarist Keri Kelli, John Waite tells 100% ROCK MAG that his band was playing so well he just had to capture their performance on record, now released as Live All Access. “I’ve had the same rhythm section [Tim Hogan – bass, Rhondo – drums] for about five or six […]

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INTERVIEW: Jill Janus and Blake Mehal of Huntress, July 2013

INTERVIEW: Jill Janus and Blake Mehal of Huntress, July 2013

| 9 August 2013 | Reply

ToddStar: 100% Rock here with Blake and Jill of Huntress, thank you so much for taking the time out of your busy schedules today for us. Jill: Of course, thanks for having us. ToddStar: Well as I spoke to Jill in the past, this is a repeat interview for our site for us, so thank […]

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Interview – KIM SALMON, July 2013

Interview – KIM SALMON, July 2013

| 8 August 2013 | Reply

By Shane Pinnegar First published in X-Press Magazine’s 31st July 2013 issue. He’s been a Manikin, Scientist, Beast and Surrealist. Kim Salmon tells SHANE PINNEGAR how he came to again team up with Died Pretty frontman Ron Peno for a third trip to The Darling Downs to release new Americana-flecked album In The Days When […]

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Interview – Dave Warner, July 2013

Interview – Dave Warner, July 2013

| 8 August 2013 | Reply

By Shane Pinnegar Dave Warner has been many things in his 40-odd years in the entertainment business. Starting off in garage punk band Pus, The Boy From Bicton sought fame overseas, invented ‘Suburban Rock’, blazed a musical trail that was almost always ahead of it’s time, and has since dabbled in theatre, script and novel-writing, […]

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INTERVIEW: Chris Kael of Five Finger Death Punch, July 2013

INTERVIEW: Chris Kael of Five Finger Death Punch, July 2013

Every once in a while you get the chance to speak with a really down to earth guy who loves his metal as much as you and can’t wait to hit the stage to please the fans.  I got such a chance in Detroit during the  Rockstar Mayhem Festival to speak with Five Finger Death […]

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INTERVIEW: Ginger Fish of Rob Zombie, July 2013

INTERVIEW: Ginger Fish of Rob Zombie, July 2013

ToddStar: We really appreciate you taking time out of your busy schedule for us today. You’re out on Mayhem, what can you tell us about the tour so far, how’s it going? Ginger: I was shocked actually when Justin Beiber walked out on stage in Chicago. Didn’t expect Rob to be pulling that out of […]

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INTERVIEW: Brian Vodihn of 10 Years, August 2013

INTERVIEW: Brian Vodihn of 10 Years, August 2013

| 6 August 2013 | Reply

Lead singers and guitarists are cool, but no band would survive without a solid rhythm section.  We were fortunate enough to throw some questions by Brian Vodihn, current drummer and ex-guitarist of 10 Years. ToddStar: Thank you so much for taking time out of your busy schedule for us.  We appreciate it.  If it is […]

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INTERVIEW – Paul Chapman of Colt Ford, July 2013

INTERVIEW – Paul Chapman of Colt Ford, July 2013

| 31 July 2013 | Reply

Interviewers normally get more insight from the lead singer, lead guitarist, or main song writers.  Sometimes things need to be shaken up a bit – you need to shock the readers.  Well, be prepared to be shocked as Paul Chapman, the eclectic bass player for the Colt Ford band opens himself up and allows us […]

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INTERVIEW – Chris Wyse of The Cult and Owl, July 2013

INTERVIEW – Chris Wyse of The Cult and Owl, July 2013

| 26 July 2013 | Reply

The Cult have announced they are touring to promote a new release Electric Peace, performing the album Electric in its entirety.  Bassist Chris Wyse, who is also busy with his other band Owl, agreed to share some thoughts regarding The Cult and Owl as the tours began.  Can’t wait to hear this album and listen […]

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INTERVIEW – Taki Sassaris of Eve To Adam, July 2013

INTERVIEW – Taki Sassaris of Eve To Adam, July 2013

| 26 July 2013 | Reply

Eve To Adam has been touring and releasing great rock for years and they are out on the road right now with Texas Hippie Coalition.  On the cusp of a show in Flint Michigan at The Machine Shop, I had the opportunity to speak with lead vocalist Taki Sassaris. ToddStar: (Answering the phone) This is […]

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INTERVIEW – Walt Lafty of Silvertide, July 2013

INTERVIEW – Walt Lafty of Silvertide, July 2013

| 25 July 2013 | Reply

There are bands that break up and the fans just go want a reunion to see what could have been.  It’s a bad deal when the band released a killer debut disc that stayed in your regular rotation for years.  It turns into a good deal, when years later, when you least expect it, the […]

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Interview – Gary ‘Youngy’ Young, DESTROY SHE SAID – July 2013

Interview – Gary ‘Youngy’ Young, DESTROY SHE SAID – July 2013

| 23 July 2013 | Reply

By Shane Pinnegar Originally published in X-Press Magazine’s 3rd July 2013 issue Melbournites Destroy She Said bring their pub rock juggernaut way out West this weekend for shows at Bunbury’s Prince Of Wales Friday July 5th and The Charles Hotel Saturday 6th. SHANE PINNEGAR asks the questions down the line to guitarist Gary ‘Youngy’ Young. […]

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INTERVIEW – Jeff Keith, Tesla – June 2013

INTERVIEW – Jeff Keith, Tesla – June 2013

| 23 July 2013 | Reply

By Shane Pinnegar They’ve been up and they’ve been down, but Tesla are still very much Comin’ Atcha Live in 2013, and are halfway through an extensive trek across the length and breadth of America when I pinned singer Jeff Keith down for a chat on the phone from Texas. “Hey pardner,” Keith hollers laughingly […]

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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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