Category Archives: Interviews

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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Century Media signed At The Gates without hearing a note

Posted by on November 7, 2014

In a recent interview with Alternative Press Magazine, At The Gates vocalist Tomas Lindberg explained why the band chose Century Media to release their latest album, At War With Reality. Said Lindberg, “We didn’t tell anyone we were doing it—at all. When we actually had 15 songs ready—I think it was December/January—we were starting to talk with labels a little bit, […]

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