Dashboard Confessional: Interview with Chris Carrabba

The reuniting of Dashboard Confessional frontman Chris Carrabba with his original outfit, Further Seems Forever, is, without a doubt, the big story of this year’s Bamboozle. If you don’t think so, just flip the page over to that quotes feature. Even the bands playing want to see it! So, we …

by   |  04/27/2005  |  Comments Off on Dashboard Confessional: Interview with Chris Carrabba

.knuP: Interview With Brad Palkevich

Some people are willing to go through life and take things as they come. Others look at the world and see potential for turning things inside out. For this reason, I say to you that if there’s one underground band you don’t want to miss at this year’s Bamboozle, it’s …

by   |  04/27/2005  |  Comments Off on .knuP: Interview With Brad Palkevich

Taking Back Sunday: Interview with Adam Lazzara

Although I’d say at this point the band doesn’t require an introduction from the likes of me, Taking Back Sunday have become the poster children for Long Island’s burgeoning (after half a decade—most of these bands are not new no matter what commercial radio says) emo scene.

Since their formation …

by   |  04/13/2005  |  Comments Off on Taking Back Sunday: Interview with Adam Lazzara

Midtown: Interview With Gabe Saporta

Three cheers for the hometown boys. After an extensive legal battle to extricate themselves from their former label home, Midtown disappeared out of sight and mind for a good long time, but came through holding their heads, and their new album, Forget What You Know, high.

Now on Columbia …

by   |  04/13/2005  |  Comments Off on Midtown: Interview With Gabe Saporta

The Starting Line: Interview With Kenny Vasoli

I don’t think there’s any way young Kenny Vasoli, bassist and lead singer for The Starting Line, could have prophesized what was to come in the years following his early departure from high school.

Since signing to Drive-Thru Records, the foremost indie purveyors of pop punk and emo in the …

by   |  04/06/2005  |  Comments Off on The Starting Line: Interview With Kenny Vasoli

Straylight Run: Interview With John Nolan

With candy-coated American Idols shot through Vaseline-globbed lenses sporting ads for Coca-Cola on a weekly if not daily if not hourly or by the minute basis, to once in a while find a band that can work within the genre confines of pop and still create something meaningful and capable …

by   |  04/06/2005  |  Comments Off on Straylight Run: Interview With John Nolan

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, …

by   |  03/30/2005  |  Comments Off on Thrice: Interview With Riley Breckenridge

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 …

by   |  03/23/2005  |  Comments Off on Queens of the Stone Age: Interview with Troy Van Leeuwen

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 …

by   |  03/16/2005  |  Comments Off on Henry Rollins: Interview with Henry Rollins

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 …

by   |  03/16/2005  |  Comments Off on Hidden In Plain View: Interview With Rob Freeman


Site designed by Subjective Designs | Powered by WordPress | Content © 1969-2017 Arts Weekly, Inc. All Rights Reserved.