An Interview with High On Fire: To Each Their Own

There are some artists that just get a lot of attention. For whatever reason, there is just always something to mention or talk about. Such is the case for Matt Pike. Pike is a heavy metal musician who is well known for his work with Sleep and High On Fire. …

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An Interview with Faith No More: Digging Deep

FAITH NO MORE
San Francisco – October 28, 2014
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For the longest time, my only introduction to Faith No More was from the inclusion of their song “Epic” on the video game, Rock Band. I know, how could I have such little knowledge on such …

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An Interview with Arch Enemy: Firing On All Cylinders

The last time Arch Enemy came to town, I was lucky enough to speak with the newest member, singer Alissa White-Gluz. We talked the new album, War Eternal, and what it was like to work with Michael Amott and the rest of the gang. Since that discussion, the lineup …

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An Interview with Rise Against: What It Means To Rock

When it comes to describing punk music, I think the legendary Henry Rollins said it best. “Questioning anything and everything, to me, is punk rock.” Of course, that is what attracts everyone to punk at first. It’s love at first listen. No matter how long the songs are, or how …

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An Interview with Slayer: Staying Strong

LEFT TO RIGHT: Tom Araya, Gary Holt, Paul Bostaph, Kerry King

Few names carry more weight in metal music than Slayer. Joining Anthrax, Metallica, and Megadeth to comprise the Big Four, the band surrounds themselves with titans of hard rock and metal. Although giants in the game, Kerry King and …

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An Interview with Pixies: Adding To Their Legacy

I’ll never forget watching the final scene of Fight Club for the first time and loving every bit of it. As buildings collapsed and the screen faded to black, music was playing that seemed to fit the movie so perfectly. The song, of course, was one of Pixies’ most popular …

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An Interview with In Flames: Making A Scene

It’s always great to see an area booming with local music. In these cities, creativity is everywhere. The local acts are often inspiring each other, playing shows together, and they see it as a community. Some of these communities are so special, that a number of these bands get signed …

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An Interview with Atreyu: Back At It

In 2011, the immensely popular metal group Atreyu announced they were going on a hiatus. It was a much-needed break for the band. As their success heightened, they were accompanied by business professionals in the studio, and took every show they could. What started out as a passion, a love …

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An Interview with Zakk Wylde of Black Label Society: Plugging Away

Zakk Wylde has made a living in the heavy metal scene, first dominating with Ozzy Osbourne, and now with Black Label Society. With Black Label’s motto being “Strength Determination Merciless Forever,” Wylde and the rest of the Doom Crew are ready to take on the world with all that they …

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At Ease: An Interview with Foo Fighters Bassist Nate Mendel On His New Project, Lieutenant

I’m sure everyone knows of the Foo Fighters. Whether it be their classic songs, their back catalog, or even their newest full-length, Sonic Highways, it is hard to miss out on what seems to be the most popular rock band going. In 2014, the band accompanied their LP with …

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