One-On-One with the Revolution Saints Drummer, Deen Castronovo

Just a few days after I interviewed him, it was announced that my friend Deen Castronovo is the new drummer for the fantastic rock band, The Dead Daises. Deen and the guys are currently in Nashville working on a new studio album, and I couldn’t be happier for Deen or …

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Gene Simmons – Opening The Vault

Within the past year, I’ve had the amazing opportunity to interview Gene Simmons twice! Since we last spoke, he announced The Vault, which is a 150-song box set, chronicling 50 years of unreleased demos and outtakes, housed in a 38-pound safe. Starting in January, Gene is hand-delivering these vaults, for …

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Dionne Warwick – That’s What Friends Are For

I recently had the opportunity to catch up with the five-time Grammy Award-winning pop icon, Dionne Warwick. In addition to having a career that has spanned more than 50 years filled with hit singles and timeless albums, Warwick is the 2017 recipient of the Marian Anderson Award. This prestigious honor …

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One-On-One With The Dives

The Dives is a fantastic new, young rock band that recently released its first EP, Everybody’s Talkin’. I recently interviewed two of the band’s members, lead singer Evan Stanley and bassist Sergio Ortega.

Evan, as the lead singer of the band, how do you preserve your voice for an

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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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