Category Archives: Interviews

Vision Of Disorder’s Mike Fleischmann talks the reissue of ‘Still’ and its “inspiration” on new music

Posted by on December 18, 2014

1995; a year that saw Mel Gibson scream “FREEDOM” on movie screens, Hootie and The Blowfish dominate radio and album charts, and OJ Simpson acquitted for murder. That same year, though, a group of five teenagers from Long Island came together to release Still. It was a four-song EP that not only marked Vision Of […]

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Dave Grohl learned to be awesome from Dimebag Darrell

Posted by on November 24, 2014

If there was a president of rock and roll, Dave Grohl would definitely be in the running for the slot. The Foo Fighters frontman is everywhere – on the charts with Sonic Highways, on HBO with the series of the same name, in eight cities recording the album, and currently on the cover of Rolling Stone. And while […]

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Krokodil guitarist Daniel P. Carter talks debut, UK metal scene, other bands

Posted by on November 21, 2014

The debut album from UK band Krokodil, Nacash, stands on its own. However, many know about it because the band’s bassist Alessandro Venturella is likely also in another band, Slipknot. Back in the UK, the band, which features members of Sikth, Gallows and Hexes, is a little better known. In addition to being in the band, guitarist Daniel P. […]

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Spinefarm senior director of marketing Tim Brennan talks label goals, signings

Posted by on November 14, 2014

While Finnish label Spinefarm Records has been part of the Universal Music Group since 2002, they’ve only recently started making inroads in America. Last year, the label hired former Roadrunner president Jonas Nachsin as worldwide GM of the label, and made a few other strategic announcements in the United States. Since then, they’ve been on somewhat of […]

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Interview: Sevendust drummer Morgan Rose on acoustic tours, owning their own label

Posted by on November 7, 2014

Throughout the course of their 17-year career, Sevendust have maintained a rabid fan base, even as trends in metal have changed. And the Georgia quintet have changed as well. They just hit the road for the third leg of their acoustic tour based around their first-ever acoustic studio album, Time Travelers & Bonfires. We caught up with […]

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