Interviews

Raging Speedhorn performing at Bloodstock 2015. Photo by Mark Lloyd.

Interview: Raging Speedhorn

Back during Desertfest, we were lucky enough to grab ourselves an opportunity to catch up with Raging Speedhorn and see what’s going on in the world of RSH since we last saw them in December with guitarist Jamie Thampson (JT) and drummer Gordon Morrison (GM). Finding ourselves with beers in our bellies and hands, we stick ourselves in the heart ...

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Interview: Reckless Love at Camden Rocks

With 4 albums including the brand new ‘InVader’ which was released last March, Reckless Love are literally reckless! These glam rock guys have been touring non-stop and also promoting the new material. They have recently presented the new video for ‘We are the weekend’ and they are back in London today to play Camden Rocks. This time we get to ...

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Interview: Zebrahead at Camden Rocks Festival

Zebrahead are an American alternative rock band from Orange County, California. Formed in 1996, the band consists of three founding members – frontman Ali Tabatabaee, bassist Ben Osmundson, and drummer Ed Udhus – alongside lead guitarist Dan Palmer and guitarist and vocalist Matty Lewis. Signed to Sony BMG and their own label MFZB (Mother Fuckin’ Zebrahead, Bitch), the guys have ...

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Photo by Marianne Harris.

Lost in Venice: ACM & Forthcoming Single ‘Games’

Whilst waiting in a corridor at the Academy Of Contemporary Music (ACM) for a Guitar Master Class with Olly Steele of Monuments, we met up with one of the bands on campus. Lost In Venice came together whilst studying at the academy and they have had a brilliant few months. Firstly, the band were selected to be dressed by John Varvatos, ...

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Olly Steele of Monuments Guitar Masterclass at ACM

Olly Steele of progressive metal band Monuments gives a guitar Masterclass to the students of the Academy Of Contemporary Music (ACM) in Guildford. Olly tells us: “I will be playing some tunes and then answering any questions. I generally talk about things like technique, touring, or the fact that I play extended range guitars.” He is here to give advice to ...

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Dan Reed Network

Interview with Dan Reed

The DNR [Dan Reed Network] was founded by Dan Reed in Portland, Oregon in 1984. They established themselves in the late 1980s-early 1990s. Their album The Heat reached #15 in the UK charts in July 1991. The band went on tour with the Rolling Stones, were signed to be on the Polydor label with band-mates such as Bon Jovi and ...

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Butcher Babies

Interview with Heidi Shepherd & Carla Harvey of Butcher Babies

I sat down with Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey of Butcher Babies at Reading’s Sub 89. It’s not often I get to interview women in this industry, so I wondered if we be on the same page. My first impressions were how polite they were. Prior to the interview we spoke of the tour so far, to which Carla told ...

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Trivium

Trivium’s Paolo Gregoletto talks tour, down time and the new album

Following the success of their recent UK tour, I caught up with the wonderful Paolo Gregoletto from Trivium to discuss the new album, the tour and what he likes to do in his down time. How are you all? How has the tour been across the UK and then Japan/Australia? Doing great, my body is still trying to figure out ...

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Heavens Basement’s Chris Rivers shows us his other talents

Many of our favourite bands and musicians blow us away with their talents, but quite often you find that they’re gifted individuals on and off the stage. That is certainly the case for Heavens Basement drummer Chris Rivers. Chris has recently opened up a Facebook page showcasing his skills as an artist and honestly, it’s blown us away! We caught ...

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Interview: Tigertailz

We had the chance to sit down with Welsh glam-metallers Tigertailz a couple of hours before their set started at the Underworld in London. Their UK tour kicked off on the 8th of April and this was only their third date so we found them in the best shape.Formed in the mid-1980s by bassist Justin Smith (known to fans as ...

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