• Donita Sparks of L7

    Donita Sparks of L7

    “I feel now that we’ve already proved ourselves, we’re playing material that people have been waiting years for us to play live and it’s already a given that they like us *laughs* and like the music that they’re gonna hear because they’ve already bought the stuff twenty years ago you know what I mean?” From release: One of the most […]

  • Neil Westfall of A Day To Remember

    Neil Westfall of A Day To Remember

    “It’s not really that hard for us because honestly we got to where we are now by writing about what came naturally or what we were influenced by at the time and stuff like that. So this one is still A Day To Remember but it sounds a little different because it’s a different time in our lives…” From release: […]

  • Iva Davies of Icehouse

    Iva Davies of Icehouse

    “…I was a skeptic for a very long time and it wasn’t until I was handed the first royalty check from the Flowers album by the management accountant that it sort of dawned on me that we were going to make any money out of it, and even after that I didn’t think we’d last very long *laughs* so it […]

  • Elijah Witt of Cane Hill

    Elijah Witt of Cane Hill

    “…we learn something new every day, we’re in a different place, different time every single day of your life and there’s so many experiences you take out of it, it’s like you become a completely different person and you become a completely different band as far as professionalism and that.” From Release: Passionate New Orleans outfit CANE HILL have formulated a brand […]

  • Richie Sambora of RSO

    Richie Sambora of RSO

    “It’s like we’re saving the world with songs at some point you know what I mean? It’s like you wanna make people happy, you have a good time, come out to see Ori and Richie, you’re gonna be entertained, there’s gonna be a lot of good songs and there’s gonna be a lot of good jamming going on ya know.” […]

  • Mark Haylmun of Suicide Silence

    Mark Haylmun of Suicide Silence

    “Two years ago it was like maintenance, we were putting together I guess the new group, the new fronted group and we wanted to prove that we were going to be able to maintain the ferociousness that we always had, and now that we’ve even proved to ourselves that we’ve done that we’re so confident and so sure footed in […]

  • Stevic Mackay of Twelve Foot Ninja

    Stevic Mackay of Twelve Foot Ninja

    “…you torture yourself because you don’t want to let anything go through to the wicket keeper, like every note is scrutinized and there’s no choice to not do it like that. For a band like Twelve Foot Ninja it’s sort of part and parcel with the sound, you know everything is really laboured over to try and create a feeling […]

  • Alex Varkatzas of Atreyu

    Alex Varkatzas of Atreyu

    “You know Atreyu exists right now basically to kick ass and take names, so we’re gonna kick ass and take names when we come down there, like every show we play I feel like we’ve got something to prove or I’ve got something to prove to re-establish ourselves to be a force to be reckoned with.” From Release: No strangers […]

  • Doug Aldrich of The Dead Daisies

    Doug Aldrich of The Dead Daisies

    “This time with The Dead Daisies record was all five of us in a room from start to finish, we wrote it together, we recorded it together live and really it was a lot of fun because everyone was invested in it, everyone was excited with what we agreed that we’d record.” From release: The Dead Daisies’ superlative new studio […]

  • Joel and Benji Madden of Good Charlotte

    Joel and Benji Madden of Good Charlotte

    “Good Charlotte in 2016 is a truly, completely independent band which is for us we’re really proud of because we didn’t have the confidence in our twenties to think we could do it on our own and we are now at this stage in our career where we’re not afraid of being smaller to be free.” From release: Good Charlotte […]

  • David ‘Roadsy’ Roads of Airbourne

    David ‘Roadsy’ Roads of Airbourne

    “At the end of the day we’re not reinventing the wheel, people know what they’re gonna get with Airbourne because it’s rock and roll and we don’t go too far out of the boundaries of that, we’re not gonna go bring a keyboard in or something like that, we know the boundaries…” From Summernats release: Fun-loving, rip-roaring, hard-partying rock’n’roll band, Airbourne is […]

  • Katrina Leskanich of Katrina and The Waves

    Katrina Leskanich of Katrina and The Waves

    “…we used to tour with Lemmy and Motorhead  in Scandinavia and Lemmy said we were the loudest fucking band he’d ever heard, so I think that apart from ‘Walking on Sunshine’ we could rock with the best of them, and a lot of Katrina and The Waves was very much a rock aspect…” From Release: KATRINA (UK) ex KATRINA & […]

  • Chris Robertson of Black Stone Cherry

    Chris Robertson of Black Stone Cherry

    “A lot of times now a singer gets a record deal and they build a band around them but with us all four of us got the record deal, it’s always been the four of us or nothing at all, we’ve always kept that mentality, we’re equal members of everything. It works, man, if it ain’t broke don’t fix it, […]