Category Archives: Interviews

CMJ Showcase Spotlight: Incite continue their evolution

Posted by on October 17, 2014

With their third album, Up In Hell, in stores, Incite is continuing to grow. Not just growing into their sound, either. Frontman Richie Cavalera is maturing as a band leader, helping the band focus their groove metal attack. He’s also had to oversee personnel changes in the band. And while the shadow of his stepfather, Soulfly/Cavalera […]

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CMJ Showcase Spotlight: ’68′s Josh Scogin talks his post-Chariot band

Posted by on October 16, 2014

When ’68 frontman and guitarist Josh Scogin’s last  band, The Chariot, abruptly broke up last year, many wondered what would become of its members. They didn’t have to wait that long to see what Scogin did, which was strip it down to just a two piece, re-emerging as ’68 with their debut album, In Humor […]

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CMJ Showcase Spotlight: Toothgrinder talk Jersey, Spinefarm debut

Posted by on October 10, 2014

While Toothgrinder, newly signed to Spinefarm Records, won’t have any music out until Schizophrenic Jubilee is released on November 4th, that doesn’t mean that they haven’t paid their dues. The Asbury Park quintet are about to wrap up a tour with Periphery and The Contortionist and have been playing together for over five years. They’ll also be […]

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Interview: Linkin Park’s Joe Hahn on his directorial debut, ‘Mall’

Posted by on October 10, 2014

Linkin Park is one of the most successful rock bands of the last 15 years. While serving as the band’s DJ, Joe Hahn has also been directing or co-directing the band’s videos since their first album. Now, he’s branched out into film, directing his first feature, Mall. The film, based on a novel by Eric Bogosian, was co-produced […]

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Ozzy: U2 made it difficult for younger bands

Posted by on October 10, 2014

Ozzy Osbourne spoke his mind on U2′s latest marketing methods, giving every registered iTunes user a copy of their latest album (whether they wanted it or not). Speaking to Shortlist, the iconic metal singer weighed in: “I think it’s good in one way, and bad in another. People got so p*ssed off with it, it was terrific. […]

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