An Interview With Dan Marter: The Vinyl Comeback

Vinyl has been making a major comeback in recent years, and Dan Marter of INTHECLOUDS Records in Englishtown, N.J. has been very beneficial of that. He runs a company that has been cutting vinyl for local bands for the past six years. We thought that with Record Store Day coming …

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An Interview with Def Leppard’s Phil Collen: It Just Gets Better

“I think what happens to people in general is they forget how to be young.”

– Phil Collen

 

Who says you have to act your age? This year marks 30 years since Def Leppard’s fourth album, Hysteria, was released, solidifying the English rock band’s success as one of …

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An Interview With Tesla: Welcome Back, Gladiators

For over 30 years, Tesla have been creating and touring, gracing the world with their talent and inspiration. Now, members Jeff Keith (lead vocals), Frank Hannon (guitars), Dave Rude (guitars), Brian Wheat (bass), and Troy Luccketta (drums) are back en route with Def Leppard. For many fans, this combination doesn’t …

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An Interview With Poison: Rikki Rockett On Poison’s Upcoming Tour And On Looking At Life Through A New Lens

After nearly 10 years, the explosive rock band Poison is set to headline a tour through the United States and Canada. The upcoming shows will celebrate Poison’s greatest hits and fan favorites including “Every Rose Has Its Thorn,” “Talk Dirty To Me,” “Nothin’ But A Good Time,” “Something To Believe …

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An Interview With Matt Pryor: I Won’t Be Afraid

Earlier this year, Get Up Kids frontman Matt Pryor released his fifth solo album, Memento Mori, through Equal Vision Records. Memento Mori is a haunting studio effort that channels a melancholy tone, addressing themes of death and loss. Lyrically inspired through his own personal experiences of losing several loved …

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An Interview With Kreator: Can’t Stop Creating

Hailing from Essen, Germany, thrash metal band Kreator have been gracing stages around the world for about 30 years. This month, they’re back and seem stoked to play another stellar tour here in the States. Members Miland “Mille” Petrozza (vocals, guitar), Jürgen “Ventor” Reil (drums, vocals), Christian “Speesy” Giesler (bass), …

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An Interview With Ann Wilson Of Heart: A Change Of Pace

Sometimes a break from your daily routine is exactly what you need—even if it’s a good routine, like performing with Heart. Lead singer Ann Wilson, along with sister and guitar player Nancy Wilson, have been touring the world for over four decades performing their hits which include “Barracuda,” “Crazy on …

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Box Sets, Beer And Black Math: An Interview With Anthrax Drummer Charlie Benante

L-R: Charlie Benante, Frank Bello, Joey Belladonna, Scott Ian, Jonathan Donais

When I reached Charlie Benante by phone for The Aquarian’s latest Anthrax feature, he was enjoying some rare downtime during his day.

During a tour stop in Germany, the Anthrax drummer took time to chat with me about …

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Purpose, Plus…: An Interview With Minus The Bear

Right from the get-go, Minus the Bear’s first-person narrative-driven math/prog/indie rock and seemingly random, idiosyncratic song titles (i.e. “Thanks for the Killer Game of Crisco Twister,” “Lemurs, Man, Lemurs,” “Spritz!!! Spritz!!!”) made them easy to spot on MySpace-era sharing platforms, even easier to skip to on your iPod shuffle (or, …

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John Waters’ Filthy World: An Interview With John Waters

John Waters, the subversive auteur from Baltimore who brought us bad taste cinema like Pink Flamingos and Female Trouble, along with the endearing retro musicals Hairspray and Cry-Baby, is also an actor, author, and the star of his perennially evolving one-man show This Filthy World: Filthier and More

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