An Interview with Brian “Head” Welch from Korn: The Reconciliation

Korn are about to get a riff refresh.

In 2006, when Brian “Head” Welch parted ways with his band of brothers he’d hooked up with more than 20 years prior in Bakersfield, California, the Korn community was in dismay, to put it lightly.

In 1994, singer Jonathan Davis, guitarist James …

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An Interview with Green Day: One, Two, Three, Go!

From the blasting bassline on “Longview” and introductory riff of “Brain Stew,” to the simple timelessness of “Good Riddance,” Green Day have trademarked sounds that are culturally embedded into the ‘90s musical yearbook.

They’ve been a band for 25 years, and their enthusiasm now is very much comparable to that …

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An Interview with Deftones: Quarter-Century Men

Few things from 1988 haven’t expired. The clothes, popular music and, oh, the hair—they all have dissipated. In a quarter century, a lot can happen, and for the Grammy-winning band Deftones, pretty much everything has.

Friends since childhood in Sacramento, CA, founding vocalist Chino Moreno, guitarist Stephen Carpenter and …

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An Interview with Geoff Rickly: A New Day

It’s been a year and change since New Jersey’s own Thursday announced a hiatus, leaving many to question why such a rising, thriving band hit the brakes. But from the perspective of frontman Geoff Rickly, the group merely took their chance to go out on top, with their original lineup …

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An Interview with Corey Taylor of Stone Sour: Striking Gold

Grammy-nominated hard rock band Stone Sour have envisioned a new world of music and entertainment—an environment founded on inventive concepts and artistic merit. This is where House Of Gold & Bones – Part 1 was built, a celebration of melodic metal, instrumental excellence and artful storytelling.

The multimedia experience offers …

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An Interview with Bloc Party: Fourth Time’s The Charm

Bloc Party doesn’t really need to bother with petty self-improvement New Year’s resolutions like the rest of us—they actually rocked 2012. Last year the British indie quartet released their fourth album, aptly titled Four. They also had the opportunity to perform their single “Octopus” on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, …

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Interview with Motionless In White: Growing Creatures

It’s been said that there’s “an ass for every seat.” If that’s the case, then sit your ass right here with Motionless In White. It could be fun. The metal band is bringing music to the masses that’s melodically, technically and intriguingly sound. The group formed in 2005 in Scranton, …

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Interview with As I Lay Dying: Rebuilding A Greater Foundation

As I Lay Dying were among the progressive front-runners in the early evolution of American metalcore. In 2000, a five-piece was born in San Diego, California, which currently features vocalist Tim Lambesis, guitarists Nick Hipa and Phil Sgrosso, drummer Jordan Mancino and bassist/clean vocalist Josh Gilbert.

The epitome of smooth-but-hard, …

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Interview with The Cake Boss: An Offer You Can’t Refuse

Have you ever tried a lobster tail? Not a real one, but the Italian pastry confection filled with sugary, creamy delight? If you haven’t, then you need to call the Boss—the “Cake Boss,” that is. Pastry chef and baker extraordinaire Buddy Valastro will make you an offer you can’t refuse.…

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An Interview with Taking Back Sunday: Homecoming

Taking Back Sunday has been credited with creating a fusion genre of alternative rock and post-hardcore, formed out of the Long Island punk scene in 1999. Guitarist Eddie Reyes, formerly of Mind Over Matter, brought together a five-piece that would make waves and withstand lineup changes until finding the right …

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