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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

Interview: Keesha Sharp Talks “Lethal Weapon”, Superheroes, and Marriage Tips

By: Jessica Nakamoto – The classic action/comedy movie, Lethal Weapon, was an instant success when it hit the big screen in 1987. Globally, the movie racked up more than $120,000,000 worldwide, and it was clear that actors, Mel Gibson and Danny Glover were destined for many sequels to come. However, the so-called 90’s kids sometimes hold ambiguous … Continue reading

Interview: Behind the Scenes of Toronto’s Sound Image Exhibition

By: Katie Manakis – May 3rd marked the opening of Toronto’s seventh annual Sound Image Exhibition, a celebration of concert photography in Toronto. The event, held at Shed Creative Agency’s downtown HQ, and as part of the Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival, is hosted each year to acknowledge the artistic talent of music photographers in the … Continue reading

Interview: Logan Browning Gets Candid About Netflix Series “Dear White People”

By: Allison Kugel– Her beauty is luminescent, her conviction fierce. It’s a potent combination and why actress Logan Browning’s portrayal of student activist Sam White in the Netflix hit series Dear White People has struck a chord with audiences. The series, based off the 2014 movie of the same name, also created by Justin Simien, seems custom-made … Continue reading

Interview: Cancer Bats Talk “The Spark That Moves”, Winnipeg Love, and “Hail Destroyer” 10th Anniversary

By: Curtis Sindrey – Juno Award-nominated, Canadian hardcore punk band, Cancer Bats are back with their first new album in two years, The Spark That Moves, which came as a surprise release at 12:01 am on April 20th via Bat Skull Records/New Damage. The Spark That Moves follows the band’s 2015 album, Searching for Zero, which landed Cancer Bats their … Continue reading

Interview: Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi: Back to the Beach with Jersey Shore Reboot

By: Allison Kugel– Same Jersey Shore cast (sans ex-castmate Sammi Giancola), same nickname… new outlook on life. Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi started off our conversation by letting me know that she prefers to be called Nicole. The thirty-year-old married mom of Lorenzo, five, and Giovanna, three, was also quick to clarify that a duality still exists in … Continue reading

Interview: Vivica A. Fox Talks “Every Day I’m Hustling”, Social Media Drama, and Finding Love

By: Allison Kugel– Kind, conscientious, courageous and refreshingly candid, Vivica A. Fox has proven that as Hollywood careers go, second acts are often the sweetest. The multi-hyphenate actress-director- beauty entrepreneur-author is embracing life and not looking back, except to pull from her well of wisdom for her new memoir, Every Day I’m Hustling. And if you … Continue reading