• Devin Shidaker of The Acacia Strain

    Devin Shidaker of The Acacia Strain

    “We take the songs that we have played in the past that do really well, we usually put those in there and then we just take depending on what type of crowd we’re playing for, with more metal shows we try to get some of our most faster paced stuff in there and then if we’re playing more of a [...]

  • Whitfield Crane of Ugly Kid Joe

    Whitfield Crane of Ugly Kid Joe

    “…we survived the first tier of it in our early twenties when we blew the fuck up around that world and that was a lot to survive and to negotiate from a lot of different angles, so now for me personally I know what to celebrate and I know what to let go of…” From tour release: UGLY KID JOE’s [...]

  • Rex Brown of Kill Devil Hill

    Rex Brown of Kill Devil Hill

    “…It even brings back the hunger days of when Pantera started for me, so that being said, it’s all about you’re only as good as your last gig and you’ve got to get out there and kick some fuckin’ ass man, that’s what I’m known for and I’m not going to fuckin’ let you down now… no way.” From Bio: [...]

  • Dave Wyndorf of Monster Magnet

    Dave Wyndorf of Monster Magnet

    “It just felt good to me, and not only the style of music that I was going for but I’m good at making that music by myself without too much help from engineers and I didn’t want to rush it, I wanted a homemade sounding record that was true to the roots of the band, which is not hard for [...]

  • Andre Anderson & D.C. Cooper of Royal Hunt

    Andre Anderson & D.C. Cooper of Royal Hunt

    AMENDMENT – CANCELLATION NOTICE At the 11th hour a critical impasse culminated between the parties involved with the Royal Hunt tour. This irreconcilable impasse made the tour and the shows itself untenable, as such, the tour is cancelled. We are disappointed in light of these events all the while remaining steadfast in the fact that we did everything to try and [...]

  • Michael Starr of Steel Panther

    Michael Starr of Steel Panther

    “Well we always stay true to our core which is sex, drugs, rock and roll and heavy metal, that’s just what we do, but this record we decided that you know what, people are moshing to ‘Community Property’ we need something fuckin’ heavy, a little bit darker, a little edgier…” If you’re not aware of Steel Panther, then this interview [...]

  • Joel Stroetzel of Killswitch Engage

    Joel Stroetzel of Killswitch Engage

    “The vibe is really good in the whole camp and the band and crew are all getting along great and I think just having Jesse so excited to be back and touring and doing it for a living, his positive vibes are rubbing off on everybody, so it’s good. The morale is high. *laughs*” From tour release: KILLSWITCH ENGAGE’S ‘Alive Or [...]

  • Brett Anderson of Buried In Verona

    Brett Anderson of Buried In Verona

    “Do what you want no matter what anyone says or does to sabotage you. Take action as just thinking positive does not cut it in this life, you want to achieve life goals etc. you have to work for it and a lot of the time sacrifice many things. But the end result is always worth it.” From release: Since [...]

  • Chris Carrabba of Twin Forks

    Chris Carrabba of Twin Forks

    “My reservation was always that that was a pretty fulfilled musical genre and what could I add new to that, and the answer was I guess, my own perspective. I was excited to work within the parameters of the music that I love so much and still try to excel.” From release: Having spent more than a decade baring his [...]

  • John Reis (Speedo) of Rocket From The Crypt

    John Reis (Speedo) of Rocket From The Crypt

    “… I think the thing we’re kind of talking about right now is we’re just so into having fun, we’re having a good time playing and we’re still getting better as a band, we’re still although musically we fell right back in, but as far as finding an identity as to who we are, we’re kind of different people now [...]

  • Jake Taylor of In Hearts Wake

    Jake Taylor of In Hearts Wake

    “The set will be very alive, we’re definitely eager to play for you people and we’re not taking it for granted, so we will give it everything we’ve got, we always do, we’re not there to slack off, we’re not there to be cool, we’re there to have fun, enjoy it and spread a message.” From Bio: INHEARTSWAKE began in [...]

  • Alex Wade of Whitechapel

    Alex Wade of Whitechapel

    “… Australia is just a beautiful country to begin with and a great place to be, and the shows are just so massive and it’s just a tonne of fun being there with so many great bands, and being able to say that we’re on the Soundwave line-up as well.” From Bio: Having spent several years lauded as one of [...]