One-On-One With John Oates Of Hall & Oates

Back in March, I had the chance to catch up with John Oates to discuss his new autobiography, Change of Seasons: A Memoir, which is an insightful and compelling read. John also talked about the music of Hall & Oates, the possibility of new material, and more. Excerpts from …

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One-On-One With Gene Simmons Of KISS

I’ve been a KISS fan since September 4, 1996, when I saw the band perform under the Brooklyn Bridge on MTV’s Video Music Awards. Having the opportunity to speak with Gene Simmons, who is performing at the Trocadero Theatre on June 2 and appearing at Wizard World June 2-3 in …

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New York City Rhythm: Barry Manilow Discusses Love, Longevity And New Music

Barry Manilow is my all-time favorite musician. He’s a Grammy, Tony and Emmy award-winning icon who has 50 Top 40 hits, including 12 #1 singles and more than 85 million albums sold worldwide. Simply put, he’s fantastic, and I’ve wanted to interview him for the past three years. Recently, that …

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One-On-One With Night Ranger Lead Guitarist Brad Gillis

A couple weeks prior to the release of Night Ranger’s new studio album, Don’t Let Up, I interviewed the band’s lead guitarist: Brad Gillis. We talked about life on the road with Ozzy Osbourne, Journey’s Neal Schon, Dennis DeYoung, and much more.

Don’t Let Up is Night Ranger’s 12th

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One-On-One With KISS Lead Guitarist Tommy Thayer

From November 4-9 I was on KISS Kruise VI, and a few days prior to this trip I interviewed KISS’ lead guitarist, Tommy Thayer.

KISSology 4 was supposed to be released in November 2011, yet it still hasn’t seen the light of day. Why?

I don’t know if it …

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One-On-One With Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider

Dee Snider, photographed at Clifton’s Cafeteria on May 5th, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA (Tyler Curtis/ @tyliner)

Less than 24 hours before Twisted Sister’s historic final performance, I interviewed the band’s frontman: Dee Snider. He was a pleasure to speak with and our discussion covered a wide range of topics, …

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KISStory Is Made At 2016 NJ KISS Expo: An Interview With Bruce Kulick

At the 2016 NJ KISS Expo the KISS Army descended upon the Hotel Somerset-Bridgewater to celebrate their favorite band: KISS. For those that haven’t been to one of these events before, there are various vendors, with tables overflowing with merchandise, special guests taking photos with fans and autographing items and …

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An Interview With Dennis DeYoung, Former STYX Vocalist

I had the pleasure of interviewing one of my favorite singers and one of the greatest voices in the history of music: Dennis DeYoung, lead vocalist of STYX hits “Come Sail Away,” “Babe,” “Mr. Roboto,” “The Best of Times,” “Don’t Let It End,” “Show Me The Way,” and “Lady.”

Make …

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