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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An Interview With Trans-Siberian Orchestra Founder Paul O’Neill: Bridging Time

Trans-Siberian Orchestra has become synonymous with the holiday season since its inception by transforming classic Christmas hits, already known and loved, into operatic, booming rock ballads. Formed in 1996 by a group of musicians looking to push the envelope, the ensemble continue to tour, pulling performance material from their decades …

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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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No Quitters Here: An Interview with The Starting Line

It all started in 1999 when guitarist Matt Watts found vocalist/bassist Kenny Vasoli in an AOL chat room and asked him if he was interested in “jamming and shit.” A few weeks later, Vasoli found himself rehearsing with future bandmates, Watts, guitarist Mike Golla, and drummer Tom Gryskewicz. In 2005, …

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An Interview with Acceptance: Get Into It

Seattle-bred rock band Acceptance started out in the late ’90s the way a lot of young bands do: playing local shows and touring hard for little money as kids living at their parents’ house, valuing music over money. Contemporaries of The Juliana Theory, Finch, Further Seems Forever, and Anberlin, Acceptance …

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An Interview with The Struts: Everybody Wants ‘Em

England has provided us with plenty of talented bands in the past such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin—just to name a few. And now we have The Struts, who have skyrocketed into the spotlight. Formed in Bristol, England in 2009, the band have already been seen supporting …

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An Interview With Bouncing Souls: Not Home For The Holidays?

The holidays are all about traditions. It simply wouldn’t be December without The Christmas Spirit album by Johnny Cash, ingesting an extra few pounds of sugar-covered flour every day, and annual profanities at strings of Chinese-made Christmas lights that somehow broke while sitting in the attic all year.

For the …

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Getting It Right: An Interview With Jimmy Eat World

As a longtime fan of Jimmy Eat World, I can easily connect any record of theirs with specific memories of my life. From the moment I discovered Clarity for the first time, to blaring Static Prevails on many college adventures, and watching them open for The Gaslight Anthem with my …

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An Interview With Sick Of It All: Burrowing Through The Boroughs

Finding new music can be tough. But when looking for something new to jam to, why not dig deeper? Look to the roots of some of your favorite bands—you could be pleasantly surprised. Many young, hardcore concertgoers tend to stick to what they know around these parts, but there’s so …

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An Interview With Set Your Goals: Back And Better Than Ever

As promised in “Mutiny!” Set Your Goals has risen like they’ve “never risen above before.” It seems like just yesterday, the band released their debut album, Mutiny, a longtime favorite among many pop and punk rock advocates, including myself. Fast forward to 10 years later, Set Your Goals is …

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