Thursday, January 18, 2018

Heaven’s Sevens: A Conversation With Stryper’s Michael Sweet

After more than 30 years of being in the crosshairs of pastors, parents and pundits alike, Michael Sweet knows that being the front man of Christian hard rock’s most...

King of the Low: A Conversation With Billy Sheehan

If Billy Sheehan needs an introduction, you haven’t been paying attention. The nimble-fingered Sheehan is considered by many to be the greatest hard rock bassist of his era, a claim...

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...

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...

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...

Still Shouting Out Loud: A Conversation With KISS Guitarist Tommy Thayer

Whether you like the music or not, there’s a certainty that comes with seeing KISS perform live on a big stage: You will be entertained. The pyro, lasers, video,...

Skillet Unleashed: A Conversation With John Cooper

Skillet frontman/bassist John Cooper is as upbeat as one could be considering the mountains of interviews and other band-related issues he’s faced already that day. Being the face of a...

A Lesson In Survival: A Conversation With Twisted Sister’s Jay Jay French

On May 30, 2015, legendary East Coast hard rockers Twisted Sister played a 90-minute concert in Las Vegas — the first in a series of shows dedicated to A.J....

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...

Band On Fire: A Conversation with Jake Kiszka of Greta Van Fleet

Let’s cut right to the chase: Yes, the newest rock sensation on the block — a four-piece from Frankenmuth, Michigan (pop. 5131) named Greta Van Fleet — has a...