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Category Archives: Interviews

Interview: Former Sabaton guitarist Thobbe Englund talks leaving band, solo career

Posted by on February 22, 2017

If you’re not worshipping at the six-string altar of one Thorbjorn “Thobbe” Englund, you’re missing out on some shred-tastic (yes, shred-tastic – I did indeed go there) old-school metal meltdown. The Swedish guitarist, best known for handling co-lead guitar duties in Sabaton from 2012-2016, has had a professional career that’s seen him accrue a discography with […]

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Steven Adler still wants a full GNR reunion, doesn’t resent Axl

Posted by on February 20, 2017

While the Not in this Lifetime Guns N’ Roses tour continues, we can’t forget former drummer Steven Adler’s selected guest appearances. According to him, he was supposed to play a lot more than he wound up playing. That, and an appearance from Izzy Stradlin would’ve been amazing, but alas, it was not meant to be. Adler reflected […]

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Dave Mustaine reflects on Grammy win, house band’s choice of Metallica

Posted by on February 19, 2017

History was made for Dave when Megadeth took home their first Grammy for Best Metal Performance last week (12). It only took them 34 years and 11 nominations to receive a Grammy Award, making the overall twelfth nomination a win. Their luck has always been rocky since losing their first nomination in 1991 for Rust […]

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Gene Simmons wants to know who the next Beatles are in new interview

Posted by on February 15, 2017

Aside from coming up with new merchandise strategies like empty plastic bags, KISS bassist Gene Simmons continues to discuss his belief that rock is dead. It was his 2014 interview with Esquire that made many fans and musicians defend rock claiming it’s still alive and kicking. In a new interview with Scott of WWL radio, Simmons […]

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Interview: Sizzle Pie/Relapse Records’ Matt Jacobson expands his pizza empire

Posted by on February 9, 2017

In 1990 as a teenager, Matt Jacobson founded Relapse Records, which has grown to be one of the biggest and best independent metal labels in the country. While he’s still the President of the label, he has other interests, and since moving to Portland, OR in 2007, wound up opening a pizza store, Sizzle Pie. With […]

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