Friday, January 19, 2018

Tools Of The Trade: A Conversation with Teppei Teranishi of Thrice

Teppei Teranishi is a man of many arts. The 37-year-old multi-instrumentalist who teamed with vocalist Dustin Kensrue in 1998 to form Thrice, one of most influential bands in the post-hardcore...

Finger On The Triggers: A Conversation with Mark Loughman

“I can’t go to the cinema, because people there like to chew. They sip soda, that’s what they do.” “Hearing knives on a plate can make me lose my...

Straight To The People: A Conversation With Keith Harkin

Keith Harkin is a man on the run. The 31-year-old Irish singer/songwriter, who came to national prominence as a member of the Irish singing group Celtic Thunder, has been busy...

Welcome To The Freak Show: A Conversation with Granny 4 Barrel

Alice Cooper. Rob Zombie. Marilyn Manson. Granny 4 Barrel. Wait …… what? At an age when she should be considering “getting lucky” as walking into a room and remembering why she’s...

To Have His Peace Of Mind: A Conversation With Michael Sweet

There’s a palpable sense of relief in Michael Sweet’s voice on this crisp, late October morning. The longtime Stryper frontman and founding member speaks with a clear, yet contemplative...

A Light In the Dark: A Conversation With Doug Aldrich of Revolution Saints

For Revolution Saints guitarist Doug Aldrich, each and every day can be summed up in a simple axiom: Music is life, and life is music. There’s family, too, of course,...

Hell Is Already Here: A Conversation with Sol Bales of Green Death

When Green Death vocalist Sol Bales awoke Monday morning to the news that another mass shooting had taken place overnight — this time on U.S. soil, and the deadliest...

Ready For Her: A Conversation With Madame Mayhem

To non-believers, hard rock and heavy metal will eternally be an ear-grinding, devil-evoking genre of music with zero value or legitimacy. It’s the dark silhouette of an unknown evil...

He Came, He Saw, He Kicked Your Ass: A Conversation With Jesse James Dupree

He’s brash. He’s quick to the trigger. He’s unafraid of speaking his mind. He’s Jesse James Dupree. The good-ol’ boy, straight-shootin’, southern drawl of the Jackyl front man is as familiar...

Between Rock And A Heavy Place: A Conversation With Alter Bridge’s Mark Tremonti

Coming off their most successful world tour to date, Alter Bridge will release their “Live At The O2 Arena + Rarities” album worldwide on Sept. 8 via Napalm Records. The...