Interviews

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Interview with Dick Valentine of Electric Six

You think you’ve interviewed interesting band members, and then you get to interview Dick Valentine. The lead singer of the ever-prevailing Electric Six gave us a raw, unfiltered insight into the unforgiving realities of the music industry and coping with being an artist for a career. But we also spoke about underwater rollercoasters. Completely standard stuff for an interview with ...

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Aaron Buchanan And The Cult Classics

Interview with Aaron Buchanan And The Cult Classics – Hard Rock Hell

Since leaving Heavens Basement, Aaron Buchanan had been working on a new project, one we are very excited to see emerging and take off before our eyes. We caught up with Aaron and Kev to discuss the new venture that is Aaron Buchanan & The Cult Classics. We talk about what it’s like to work in a band with siblings, what ...

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Interview with Sons Of Texas – Hard Rock Hell

Sons of Texas released their debut album Baptized In the Rio Grande last year and have already built up a huge following. On their last leg of touring their debut they find themselves in the UK in support of Soil. This was the bands first time in the UK, and their first time in Europe. Lead singer Mark Morales told us “We ...

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The worlds best or worst interview with SOiL!? – Hard Rock Hell

“Donald Trump looks like he’d give a mean Blowjob!” We caught up with stateside legends SOiL at Hard Rock Hell 10 to ask if they have any plans for future musical projects. However the interview ended up as the funniest and rudest interview to date. Watch the full interview to see who’s guilty pleasure is Madonna, why Ryan wants to knife ...

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Dani Filth discusses new Devilment album ‘The Mephisto Waltzes’

Fiendishly vivacious Ipswich metallers ‘Devilment’ have released their second studio album The Mephisto Waltzes following the success of their debut The Great and Secret Show. On a dark and stormy Monday night, I battled my way through the forest of imps and goblins to catch up with the notorious front man Dani Filth to discuss the next chapter that he’s ...

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Bowling for Soup's Jaret Reddick

Interview with Bowling for Soup’s Jaret Reddick

We met expert lead vocalist, guitarist, and primary songwriter for BOWLING FOR SOUP — Jaret Reddick — at the fabulous CROWBAR near London’s Tin Pan Alley ahead of the band’s show at Wembley with Buckcherry and mad glam-metallers Steel Panther. “It’s the first time we have been a support band over here since 2001…” Reddick tells us. He appears dog-tired ...

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Buckcherry’s Keith Nelson “Connecting with the fans is really what it’s all about”

Fans have been treated to a tremendous triple header in London, Cardiff, Manchester and Birmingham with Steel Panther, Bowling For Soup and Buckcherry sharing the stage. We were invited to have a chat with Keith Nelson, lead guitarist of Buckcherry, to catch-up and find  out the bands future plans. The Californian notorious multi-platinum-selling rock band, has been opening all the ...

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Interview with SONIC SYNDICATE

The heavy metal outfit SONIC SYNDICATE from Falkenberg in Sweden have undergone a whole load of stylistic changes over the years. Early demos contained no clean vocals and sounded like Dark Tranquillity or In Flames. Then clean vocals started to appear on some tracks and even occasional female vocals from bass player Karin Axelsson. We Rule the Night was ultra-soft ...

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Interview: Brian Tatler of Diamond Head

Back at Bloodstock festival earlier this year, we found ourselves in the great company of the legendary Brian Tatler of Diamond Head. They gave us such a great interview and put on such an impressive show, that when we were offered the chance to chat with them again, we couldn’t help but jump at the chance. Finishing up on their UK tour ...

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How can new bands play MetalDays Festival?

We caught up with MetalDays organiser Boban Milunovic to find out how new bands can get on the MetalDays line-up! Here is what he said: “It’s really easy and it’s something that we do differently to other festivals. We had tried all sorts of band battles and online competitions and things like that, but all of that just didn’t work in ...

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