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Interview: Rob Reiner on Trump, The Media and His Film, “Shock and Awe”

By: Allison Kugel– Rob Reiner may have entered show business as an industry legacy, following in the footsteps of his famous father, legendary comedic writer and performer, Carl Reiner. But he quickly paved his own path with an artistic and social point of view all his own. After paying his dues with bit parts and … Continue reading

Interview: Bastian Baker Talks “All Around Us”, New Music, and Opening for Shania Twain

By: Curtis Sindrey – Rising singer-songwriter Bastian Baker, who will open for Shania Twain in Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Hamilton, London, and Toronto, was originally expected to follow in his father’s footsteps as a professional hockey player but couldn’t stop dreaming about becoming a musician. He released his first radio single at 18 and soon after was headlining … Continue reading

Interview: The Interrupters Talk “Fight The Good Fight”, Self-Empowerment, and Warped Tour

By: Jessica Nakamoto – Consisting of the three Bivona brothers on guitar, bass, and drums, and Aimee ‘Interrupter’ Allen on lead vocals, California foursome, The Interrupters are making waves with some new dance-worthy tracks. The band is no stranger to the spotlight as their list of accomplishments boasts impressive feats such as sharing the stage with … Continue reading

Interview: Dance Gavin Dance Talks “Artificial Selection”, Tour Snacks, and Netflix

By: Jessica Nakamoto – Dance Gavin Dance has never been a group to rest quietly on their laurels. In fact, the California quintet have released seven studio albums since their formation in 2005. Each record unapologetically defies genre labels and ranges anywhere from pop-rock to post-hardcore. In other words, the band has no problem testing the … Continue reading

Interview: Lenny Kravitz Talks “Raise Vibration”, God, & Spreading Love Through Music

By: Allison Kugel– Twenty-nine years after releasing his debut album, Lenny Kravitz is still letting love rule, but with an eye towards societal strife that continues to go unchecked. The multi-Grammy award winning musician brings forth a conscious body of work with Raise Vibration, his eleventh studio album, out September 7th. The first single off the Raise … Continue reading

Interview: Mayday Parade Talks “Sunnyland”, Comics, and Warped Tour Memories

By: Jessica Nakamoto – They say two minds are better than one, and for Tallahassee, Florida-based pop-punk quintet, Mayday Parade, this was certainly the case. Originating as two separate groups (“Kid Named Chicago” and “Defining Moment”), both bands saw value in combining their talents to form one collective musical unit. With the exception of a single-member … Continue reading

Interview: Red Fang Talks “Only Ghosts”, Portland Music Scene, and Tour Fitness

By: Lucy Sky – Melding together the sounds of hard rock, punk, blues infused metal, doom, and more, Red Fang knows no bounds when it comes to putting out hard-hitting music. The band will be playing Heavy Montreal this year on July 28th, in the midst of their Only Ghosts spring/summer tour. They’ll be sharing the stage with … Continue reading

Interview: Gwen Stefani Talks Vegas Residency, Jennifer Lopez, and Pre-Show Rituals

By: Allison Kugel– Gwen Stefani spent her childhood and adolescence in Anaheim, California, a suburban girl living just a stone’s throw from Disneyland. It was her older brother, Eric, who founded No Doubt, the hybrid ska/punk/rock band that would help Stefani make her way into the musical limelight with their 1995 breakout album, Tragic Kingdom. The band’s … Continue reading

Interview: Creed Bratton Talks The Office, “While the Young Punks Dance”, and Cowboy Boots

By: Jessica Nakamoto – California native, Creed Bratton is not a personality you’re likely to forget. Most notably recognized for playing a fictional version of himself in the hit comedy, The Office, Creed’s humor and talent light up any room he enters. When he’s not on stage shooting a nine-season Emmy-winning series or starring in various movies … Continue reading

Interview: Burlesque Icon Dita Von Teese Touts Her Own Brand of Feminism

By: Allison Kugel– Born out of a time capsule from Hollywood’s golden era, glamour girl and burlesque goddess, Dita Von Teese has been captivating imaginations around the world since she burst onto the scene in the early 2000s, first on the cover of Playboy Magazine, and then draped on the arm of controversial rocker, Marilyn Manson. Since … Continue reading

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