An Interview with Brendon Small from Dethklok: The Dethinterview

The virtual death metal band Dethklok has billions—yes, billions—of fans, and are a cultural influence and a driving economic force.

The group boasts a whole bunch of “fictional facts” that are, quite frankly, too comical to believe. As the focal point of the animated series Metalocalypse, the members of …

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An Interview with Pierce The Veil: Colliding With The Sky

It’s been a bullish six years for Pierce The Veil. The quartet released three studio albums and has toured tirelessly around the globe since their 2007 aptly titled debut, A Flair For The Dramatic.

Formed in San Diego, California in 2006, Pierce The Veil are the brainchild of the …

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Incubus: HQ Live

Last summer, alternative rock quintet Incubus marked their 20th anniversary as a band. To commemorate the occasion, the band rented out a gallery in downtown Los Angeles and invited their fans—some of whom traveled across the country—to an intimate performance and special celebration of music, artwork and imagination. The captured …

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Interview with Mike D’Antonio from Killswitch Engage: Trespassers Beware

It’s the homecoming of the prodigal son, as original Killswitch Engage vocalist Jesse Leach has returned to the band. It’s a fairy tale ending of sorts—a milestone comeback.

Similar to other metal greats like Black Sabbath and Iron Maiden, Leach has been challenged to prove himself once again in a …

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Interview with Tyler “Telle” Smith from The Word Alive: Real Life Cycles

Arizona-bred quintet The Word Alive has earned their reputation for tearing down any barriers of metal music, fusing modern metalcore with electronic alternative, thrash and innovative instrumental technique.

The band released an EP, Empire, in 2009, and built its fanbase touring tirelessly with bands such as Alesana, A Skylit Drive …

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Interview with M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan from Slipknot: Feeding The Maggots

Maggots will soon infest the universe. They’ll make critical, world-changing decisions and run the world. But there’s no need to fear, as this scenario hardly involves insects—instead, the show will be run by the generation of fans that ensued in support of the metal miracle that is Slipknot, who lovingly …

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Interview with Art Alexakis from Everclear: Connecting The Invisible Stars

There’s nothing like disturbing a rock star’s breakfast. It’s the most critical meal of the day, doctors say. Nourishment is integral to the function of a genius. It’s nearly 11 a.m. on July 4 in El Paso, TX, and Everclear frontman Art Alexakis needs a moment to take in the …

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Interview with Incubus: Slow And Steady Wins The Race

Early in the ‘90s, musical geniuses and masterminds congregated to establish what would become a pivotal time for rock and alternative music. In Calabasas, CA circa 1991, a handful of California dudes picked up their instruments and initiated Incubus, a now multi-platinum selling five-piece band that is co-headlining day one …

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Interview with The All-American Rejects: Never Count Out An Underdog

Dancing on the Top 40 hit list with great singles like “Gives You Hell” and “Move Along,” The All-American Rejects have earned their keep in pop rock radio royalty.

Fronted by singer/bassist Tyson Ritter, along with guitarists Nick Wheeler and Mike Kennerty and drummer Chris Gaylor, the band will play …

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Interview with Jerry DePizzo from O.A.R.: Revving Up For The Next Revolution

The thrill of a live music tour is unparalleled. From the fast-paced travel schedule to the grueling tour bus life, there is nothing quite like the literal and figurative journey. Some acts, however, garner the respect and privilege to stay put for a bit. At New York City’s illustrious Madison …

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