Thrice: Interview With Riley Breckenridge

Anyone remotely familiar with the band Thrice shouldn’t be surprised at their mainstream crossover success. Their seamless blending of hardcore, punk and metal has earned the band acclaim from purists of all the above genres, and helped bring about the rise of post-hardcore in the American rock scene.

The band, …

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Queens of the Stone Age: Interview with Troy Van Leeuwen

Troy Van Leeuwen, who first brought his signature dusky guitar sound to criminally undernoticed post-grunge alternative upstarts Failure and later added the intelligent ambience that would pull A Perfect Circle away from being just a rock band with a well-known singer, has now found a new home with Josh Homme …

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Hidden In Plain View: Interview With Rob Freeman

With a new release titled Life in Dreaming having hit stores on February 22nd sitting the band safely on the Billboard Charts at #154, it seems that Hidden in Plain View is anything but. It seems that the hometown heroes from Stanhope, New Jersey have definitely established a name for …

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Henry Rollins: Interview with Henry Rollins

You’ll have to forgive me if I get all Gonzo here for a little bit, but I consider interviewing Henry Rollins to be not only a highlight of my relatively short professional career, but the chance to speak with a great personal idol and someone from whom I’ve garnered much …

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Judas Priest: Interview with K.K. Downing

The return of Rob Halford-fronted Judas Priest was undoubtedly one of the biggest stories in heavy metal for all of 2004. Their stint on Ozzfest and the recording of what would become their comeback album, Angels Of Retribution, reinserted their name into the consciousness of headbangers worldwide, and what …

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Motley Crue: Interview with Nikki Sixx

Are the days of hard rockers wearing lots of hairspray and makeup totally gone? Well, if you looked on Billboard’s Top 200 charts a month ago or even Pollstar’s Top 50 tickets sales, you might not think that those days were history! As it turns out, “The World’s …

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My Chemical Romance: Interview with Gerard Way

Gerard Way from New Jersey’s own My Chemical Romance is on the phone from Hawaii, and he is in the process of looking back on their days of playing dingy basements and sweaty VFW halls.

You’ll get the response in a moment, but as he’s speaking I’m wondering what it …

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Tony Brummel: Interview with Tony Brummel

After speaking with Victory Records owner Tony Brummel, I can understand why the dude has gathered the reputation that he has in some circles. Why? Because he’s a pretty honest and direct guy.

That threatens most people in life and that causes them to take it back to the high …

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Interview with Taking Back Sunday: Fight To The Finish

The world’s biggest cult band, Taking Back Sunday, has been at the center of a hailstorm of buzz press for the better part of a year now.

The alternative press has taken to them like flies on shit and the mainstream press have picked them to be the band that …

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Interview with Thursday: The Impending War

Hard rock New Jersey natives Thursday are coming forth with their new album War All The Time which shows boundless growth without losing identity. From their heavier first single “Signals Over The Air,” which had already been receiving airplay on mainstream radio, to the piano driven ballad “This Song Brought …

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