Interviews

Interview: Black Stone Cherry Drummer on New Album, 2011 Carnival of Madness Tour

Black Stone Cherry drummer John Fred Young says the band’s biggest accomplishment, to date, is simply “to still be out touring and making music after 10 years as a band.” Speaking from a tour stop in Bettendorf, Iowa, Young, 26, checked in with Audio Ink Radio about the new album and why he’s stoked for the 2011 Carnival of Madness Tour.
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Interview: Paper Tongues Guitarist Says Music Is a ‘Cry for Hope for the Masses’

Devin Forbes, guitarist for alternative rock band Paper Tongues, talks about the band’s chance meeting with American Idol’s Randy Jackson that changed their lives, plus Paper Tongue’s mission. “We consider ourselves a band that’s trying to make a difference in a very hopeful way,” he says.
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Posted 24 Jun 2011 | Alternative, Features, Interviews, Music | 0 Comments

Featured Artist: Seether’s Shaun Morgan Looks Up to the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Deftones

“Country Song,” the new Southern-tinged track by neo-grunge band Seether, is No. 1 on the active rock chart, and this isn’t a milestone for the South African trio. Shaun Morgan and his band have racked up plenty of rock staples since their 2002 debut in “Gasoline,” “Remedy,” “Broken,” “Fake It,” “Fine Again,” “Truth” and more.
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Interview [PODCAST]: Director of Foo Fighters Documentary

Oscar and Emmy Award-winning director James Moll talks about his latest gig, directing grunge rock band the Foo Fighters’ first documentary, “Foo Fighters: Back and Forth.”
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Interview [Podcast]: A Perfect Circle

Maynard James Keenan and Billy Howerdel-fronted hard rock band A Perfect Circle has unveiled a full list of summer tour dates, including gigs at Toronto’s Edgefest, Colorado’s Red Rocks and more. Howerdel says the group will be “playing some of the new songs,” on this tour, “so that’s always an exciting prospect.”
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Interview [Podcast]: Buckcherry

Buckcherry guitarist and songwriter Keith Nelson makes it clear the hard rock band’s latest album, All Night Long, is nothing of studio magic — it’s Buckcherry, plain and simple. The way Nelson sees it, the album — and, really, Buckcherry’s overall philosophy — is just the product of a natural evolution; one that comes from playing nonstop shows and living to deliver pure, bad-to-the-bones rock ‘n’ roll.
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Interview: Shinedown Vocalist Inspired by Chris Cornell, Otis Redding

Poised with guitars, drumsticks and fists of might, Shinedown got together in the early ’00s in Jacksonville, Fl. With post-grunge exploding, Shinedown’s sound fit perfectly, bringing chunky guitars, melodic vocal lines and Alice In Chains-style layered harmonies. In this interview, Shinedown frontman Brent Smith opens up about his musical influences and making hard rock hits.
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Posted 26 Feb 2011 | Band Profiles, Features, Interviews, Music, Rock | 0 Comments
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