Interviews

Interview with Black Star Riders at Download Festival

We caught up with Ricky Warwick (Vocals/Guitar) and Jimmy DeGrasso (Drums) of Black Star Riders at Download Festival 2015. Following on from our interview with Damon in February we re-visit the subject of record sales, and expand upon some of the issues in the music industry today. “Budgets are not what they used to be, there used to be huge ...

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Interview with The Dead Daisies at Download Festival

Nat caught up with Marco Mendoza from The Dead Daisies at Download Festival 2015 – to discuss their upcoming tour with Kiss, their new album ‘Revolución’ and the new single ‘Mexico’. To support this, they are running a contest on their website to give two people the chance to win an all expenses paid trip to the beautiful…you guessed it; ...

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Interview with Empire at Download Festival 2015

Nat was lucky to catch up with Empire at Download Festival 2015. Having recently being voted ‘The best new voice in Rock’ by Kerrang! It was exciting to see what’s coming up for Dave (Guitar), Joe (Vocals) and James (Guitar). Two members were missing but we thought we could beat it out of these three anyway. We discussed the newly ...

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Interview with American Fangs at Download Festival

Nat caught up with Gabe (Gabriel Cavazos) and Kenyon (Kenyon Putenney) of American Fangs. Turns out that their cherries had been popped that morning as it was their first ever Download Festival! The guys talked about how the UK festival scene compares to the US scene, their music icons that they wanted to meet at the festival and talked about ...

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Interview with The Pink Slips at Download Festival 2015

VP caught up with Grace ‘Grave’ McKagan at Download Festival 2015. Her band The Pink Slips played Jake’s stage on the Saturday night. Managed currently by her father Duff Mckagen, the band are sure to get a great start. Although Grace tells us in this interview the band have their own tour van that sleeps 5 even though their are ...

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Interview with All That Remains at Download Festival 2015

VP caught up with Phil Labonte (vocals) and Mike Martin (guitar) of All That Remains at Download Festival 2015. We had a slight technical faux pas at the start which means that the first question is not get filmed. VP spoke to Phil about a previous interview conducted with him via email. In that interview we had asked ‘What does ...

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Interview with We Are Harlot at Download Festival 2015

Victoria Purcell caught up with Bruno Agra (Drummer) of We Are Harlot at Download Festival 2015. We talk about the  bands first ever UK performance at the festival, and how it went. Bruno formerly of band Revolution Renaissance, along with fellow band members Danny Worsnop (former Asking Alexandria), Jeff George (formerly of Sebastian Bach), Brian Weaver (from Silvertide) often get ...

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Interview: The Loved and Lost at Breaking Bands 2015

The Loved and Lost a 5 piece band from Worcester and have an average age of 20, already have the makings something big played at Breaking Bands Festival 2015, and rocked the stage they did. The band sound like a refined mix of Evanescence, Paramore and Nightwish and have been around since 2012. We caught up with them at Breaking ...

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Interview: A Tower of Crows at Breaking Bands Festival 2015

Tower of Crows from Coventry and formed in 2013 rocked out at Breaking Bands Festival with a great reception! Already they have been invited back for 2016 as one of the fan favourites. These “Stoner Rock” gods have great composure and really enjoy doing what they do best! We managed to catch up with Lea Cross (Bass) and find out ...

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Interview with Atreyu!

Victoria Purcell (VP) headed to Search and Destroy Records HQ, in London to catch up with Porter McKnight (Bass) and Brandon Saller (Drums/Vocals) of Atreyu. After 6 years, it’s safe to say we had a lot of questions. Read the lowdown! VP: It’s been 6 years since the last release, what have you all been up to in that time? ...

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