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Interview: Dave Porter Talks “The Disaster Artist”, Working With James Franco, & Dealing With Creative Block

By: Lucy Sky – With The Disaster Artist, James Franco transforms the tragicomic true-story of aspiring filmmaker and infamous Hollywood outsider Tommy Wiseau — an artist whose passion was as sincere as his methods were questionable — into a celebration of friendship, artistic expression, and dreams pursued against insurmountable odds. Based on Greg Sestero’s best-selling tell-all … Continue reading

Interview: Barenaked Ladies’ Ed Robertson Talks “Fake Nudes”, 30th Anniversary, and What He’s Listening To

By: Curtis Sindrey – With over 14 million albums sold, multiple JUNO Awards and Grammy nominations, world-renowned rockers, Barenaked Ladies  are back with their fifteenth studio album, Fake Nudes, which is set for release on November 17th via Warner Music Canada. The new album features fourteen freshly minted tracks including catchy lead single ”Bringing it Home”, and finds the long-standing … Continue reading

Interview: Ken Shamrock Talks Favourite WWE Matches, Wrestlemania 13, & His Dream Match with Kurt Angle

By: Curtis Sindrey – Ken Shamrock is known as the “World’s Most Dangerous Man” and a godfather of mixed martial arts (MMA). Along with fighting in the UFC, Shamrock also wrestled in the WWE during the infamous “Attitude Era” in the late ’90s, and had memorable feuds with the industry’s most revered superstars like Bret Hart, The Rock, … Continue reading

Interview: Cannibal Corpse Talks “Red Before Black”, Their Essential Albums, and Gory Album Covers

By: Curtis Sindrey – Many words come to mind when you hear the name Cannibal Corpse, but one truly defines the soon-to-be thirty-year death metal veterans: Unstoppable. Returning with their 14th full-length, the monstrous Red Before Black (out now via Metal Blade), serves to not only reiterate this but to once more raise the stakes, making it … Continue reading

Interview: John Carpenter Talks “Halloween”, and Releasing Albums in Your 60s

By: Jeff Weiss – John Carpenter is set to release Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998, a collection of 13 of his classic movie themes newly recorded with the collaborators that worked on his Lost Themes albums, next Friday, October 20th via Sacred Bones. On the new album, Carpenter is joined by the musicians that accompanied him on his last two … Continue reading

Interview: Tyler Bates Talks Working With Marilyn Manson, Film Scores, & Monsters After Dark

By: Lucy Sky – Chances are you already know Tyler Bates’ work. If you’ve seen any number of Hollywood blockbusters like 300, Guardians of the Galaxy or John Wick, all of these acclaimed films were enhanced by the creative, musical mind of Tyler Bates. As a composer, Bates always focuses on capturing the emotion of the movie with his music to create … Continue reading

Interview: Chris Jericho Talks “Judas”, The Rock 2020, & His Favourite WWE Match

By: Curtis Sindrey – Heavy metal band, Fozzy has always been about a heavy groove and a good time. And when you have two high-energy performers like Rich Ward and Chris Jericho (it’s debatable on who jumps higher onstage) in the band, grooves and good times come easy; but these guys aren’t just entertainers. Ward is one of the … Continue reading

Interview: The Bronx Talks “V”, Weird Quirks, & the future of Mariachi El Bronx

By: Lucy Sky – The Bronx, a Los Angeles-based genre-bending hardcore punk band, are back with their new album V, which dropped on September 22nd via ATO Records. The Bronx is what punk needs: they harness the genre’s classic fire but then bend it to their whim, forging rock n’ roll swagger together with hardcore grit. The … Continue reading

Interview: SNL’s Jared Scharff Talks New Season, Jamming With Dave Grohl, & New Solo Music

By: Lucy Sky – Playing in the Saturday Night Live band for 10 years, and on his off-time playing at the New York Rangers games is a huge musical feat in itself, but guitarist Jared Scharff also takes the time to impress us with his solo work, as Pear Lion. Set for release later this year. Pearl … Continue reading

Interview: Weaves’ Morgan Waters Talks New Music, “The Amazing Gayl Pile”, & Polaris Shortlist

By: Curtis Sindrey – It’s been almost exactly a year since Weaves released their acclaimed debut LP. The self-titled album, which was short-listed for the 2017 Polaris Prize, was among the most anticipated of the year, and was lauded internationally upon its release for its exuberant approach to guitar pop. With their forthcoming album, Wide Open (out Oct. 6th), and … Continue reading