Interview With Jesse Leach From Times Of Grace: Courage Under Fire

Everyone’s definition of courage varies, but one person who irrefutably has a huge amount of it is Times Of Grace frontman Jesse Leach. The singer left the promising and much beloved Killswitch Engage at their crescendo, and has now come around full circle with KSE partner and kindred spirit, Adam …

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Pearl Jam: Live On Ten Legs

Live On Ten Legs is an 18-track live, comprehensive retrospective of Seattle’s grunge pioneers, Pearl Jam, who are celebrating a 20-year long career. The slow winding pitch delivered in the beginning of the otherwise visceral, utterly cathartic “Porch” instantly stands out.

The romantic, neo-classic “Just Breath” showcases the flexibility of …

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Interview with Abe Cunningham of Deftones: Diamond Mining

In late 2008, Deftones frontman Chino Moreno, guitarist Stephen Carpenter, keyboardist/DJ Frank Delgado and drummer Abe Cunningham were shaken to their core by the news of bassist Chi Cheng’s devastating car accident. Instantly, the Sacramento visionaries were detoured onto a crossroads that no one can ever be truly prepared for.…

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Interview with Richard Patrick of Filter: Avenging Angels

Metallica did it. Pearl Jam did it. Most recently the Deftones did it, too. Now Filter has certainly followed suite. What is “it”? That is, make a record that not only utterly satisfies, but stokes the embers of the original love affair that fans had with the band in the …

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Interview with Jimmy Gnecco: The Heart and Soul

The Heart is the ethereally beautiful solo record from the frontman and founder of underground favorites Ours. Jimmy Gnecco has turned his soul inside out, and wonderfully decorated it for all to see with this effort that vocally sets a pretty high bar as far as range, warmth and credibility. …

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Interview with Ed Kowalczyk: The Whole Picture

Whenever a member of a well-liked, established band branches out to put forth a solo record, a chord of fear is struck in fans of the preexisting nucleus. However, Live frontman Ed Kowalczyk squelched any trepidation that his new solo venture, a formidable record aptly titled Alive, would jeopardize …

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Keane: Night Train / Interscope

Britain’s immensely acclaimed, Grammy nominated Keane continue their metaphoric mission with each release, and nowhere is it more evident than on their latest Night Train. The tour diary consists of eight tracks that were recorded on the road during their Perfect Symmetry trek over 28 countries.

The EP boldly …

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Interview with Ray Manzarek of The Doors: A True Addiction

There are bands that claim a level of rock royalty, but only a select few can be timeless culture phenomena like the Doors. Since the beginning, Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, Robbie Krieger, and John Densmore have been the America’s answer to the Beatles’ cleverness and the Rolling Stones’ swagger with …

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Interview with Taproot: Tapping The Vein

After five records and touring until the wheels fall off, Michigan’s Taproot has remained resilient and vibrant contributors to the global rock platform. Frontman Stephen Richards, bassist Phil Lipscomb, guitarist Mike DeWolf and latest fixture drummer Nick Fredell have assembled an ambitiously raucus landscape filled with tunneling melodies, crater deep …

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Interview with Matt Tuck of Bullet For My Valentine: Scarlet Fever, The Epidemic

Hailing from the United Kingdom with meager beginnings, not too unlike founding fathers Black Sabbath themselves, Bullet For My Valentine eradicate the mundane formulas and shake the insincerity out of the status quo. Matt Tuck’s voice is the Devil’s whistle tone and together with the forked, speed-driven campaign of his …

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