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Interview: Motionless In White Talks “Graveyard Shift” Fave Horror Movies, and High School Bullies

By: Lucy Sky – Founded in 2005, Motionless In White has won over audiences worldwide with their aggressive music and arresting imagery. The band – currently comprising of lead singer Chris Motionless, guitarists Ryan Sitkowski and Ricky Horror, bassist Devin “Ghost” Sola, and drummer Vinny Mauro – have proven a ferocious and inventive live act, earning an … Continue reading

Interview: Chris Shiflett Talks “West Coast Town”, New Foo Fighters Album, and Podcasting

By: Curtis Sindrey – Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett is set to release his new solo album, West Coast Town, on April 14th via SideOneDummy. Working with Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb and Grammy Award-winning engineer/mixer Matt Ross-Spang, Shiflett recorded the 10-track album at Nashville’s historic RCA Studio A during the summer of 2016. In addition to Shiflett on electric guitar and Cobb on … Continue reading

Interview: Ex-AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Talks “Head Job”, and Self-Growth

By: Lucy Sky – The past few years have been a bit of a roller coaster ride for Phil Rudd. But things are starting to look up, as the ex-AC/DC drummer heads out in support of his solo album, Head Job, at the end of March. The tour, which is set to span across 18 countries in Europe, … Continue reading

Interview: Switchfoot Talks “Where The Light Shines through”, and Overcoming Adversity

By: Lucy Sky – No one really knows how long their careers are going to last, and when you hit any significant milestone, it can make it all worth it. For Switchfoot, their musical venture is hitting a 10-album mark with Where The Light Shines Through, and they’re humbled by the fact that they’re still able to call music … Continue reading

Interview: Bombay Bicycle Club’s Ed Nash Talks Toothless, Getting Older, and Collaborations

By: Curtis Sindrey – Toothless is the new project from Ed Nash, bassist for Bombay Bicycle Club, who released his debut album, The Pace of the Passing, on January 27th via Rostrum Records. To all intents and purposes, Toothless and his debut record have been carefully conceived by Nash. Everything up to and including the album’s artwork ties into the central themes that run … Continue reading

Interview: Valerie June Talks “The Order Of Time”, Working With Dan Auerbach, and Singing With Family

By: Curtis Sindrey – Valerie June’s highly anticipated second album, The Order of Time, is set for release on March 10th via Concord Records, and is an enthralling and illuminating leap forward. The Tennessee-bred, Brooklyn based songwriter weaves electric blues, African rhythms, cosmic atmospherics and delicate soul into an inventive and wholly original rumination on love, family, … Continue reading

Interview: D.A. Stern Talks “Aloha Hola”, Fave Albert Brooks Movies, and Moving to LA

By: Curtis Sindrey – Introducing your new favorite Cali singer-songwriter, D.A. Stern, and his debut album, Aloha Hola (out Jan. 20th via Twosyllable Records). This exciting new collection of 11 catchy tunes was painstakingly written, recorded and produced by Stern in his mother’s New Jersey basement. Though formerly a New Yorker, D.A.–full name, David Aaron–has relocated to … Continue reading

Interview: Mother Mother Talks “No Culture”, Artistic Authenticity, & Headlining Massey Hall

By: Curtis Sindrey – With the world roiled by fear and division borne out of politics, economic uncertainty, and terrorism, perhaps there is no better time for the arrival of music underpinned by the belief that love wins. Into the maw of anxiety comes Mother Mother with No Culture (out Feb. 10th via Universal Music Canada), which posits … Continue reading

Interview: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness Talks “Zombies On Broadway”, Home vs. Tour Life, and Living in the Present

By: Curtis Sindrey – Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness is back with his new album, Zombies on Broadway, out February 10th via Vanguard Records. Having been diagnosed with cancer in New York in 2005, McMahon found himself wanting to return to the city to battle some demons leading to the creation of Zombies On Broadway. Its lead single, “Fire Escape”, shares the tale of McMahon’s … Continue reading

Interview: AFI Talks “The Blood Album”, Musical Escapism, and Intimate Concerts

By: Lucy Sky – Multi-platinum-selling punk rock band AFI (vocalist Davey Havok, guitarist Jade Puget, bassist Hunter Burgan and drummer Adam Carson) is set to return with their new album, AFI (The Blood Album), on January 20th, which serves as their first album since 2013’s Burials. The creative process saw the band crafting a plethora of material—60 … Continue reading