• Charles ‘Chucky T’ Thompson of Area 7

    Charles ‘Chucky T’ Thompson of Area 7

    “…when we first started playing festivals, we almost found it more natural to us than some of the smaller venues because our form of music is so upbeat and has a lot of audience participation, so when you actually get a big crowd into it, it’s kind of a magnified effect, so we never had troubles with it in the [...]

  • Paulo Jr. of Sepultura

    Paulo Jr. of Sepultura

    “…definitely we can come up with some surprises, but we definitely go through the history of the band, you know we’re coming back around the time we’re about to turn thirty as a band, so we’ve been trying to play a little bit of everything, a bit of the whole history of the band.” From release: It was the city [...]

  • Jeff Martin of The Tea Party

    Jeff Martin of The Tea Party

    “…So going back to what I said about me being the captain of the ship is that I wouldn’t let that record become public consumption if I didn’t feel that it stood up to anything that we’ve done, the best of what we’ve done and here we are… The Ocean At The End…” From release: Canadian purveyors of rock THE TEA [...]

  • Robert Ortiz of Escape The Fate

    Robert Ortiz of Escape The Fate

    “…that’s my favourite tour or festival show or whatever you want to call it, in the entire world, man. When we played there literally man that’s a story I’m going to tell my grandchildren is when we played Soundwave, it’s my proudest moment of being a musician…” From Bio: Most recent album, ‘Ungrateful’ was a rebirth of ESCAPE THE FATE [...]

  • Sam Totman of Dragonforce

    Sam Totman of Dragonforce

    “…it’s kind of an overload of everything as we’ve always tried to make our music over the top and really fast and got all of this guitar stuff going on and these big layers in the chorus of choirs and all the crap like that.” From Bio: It’s astonishing to realise that DragonForce now have a history going back 15 [...]

  • Ace Frehley

    Ace Frehley

    “Yeah, it was that was by design, a lot of my fans always sight my ’78 solo record as their favourite Ace record, so I listened to it several times and purposely tried to write songs that were similar.” How do I sum up Ace Frehley? Yeah exactly… I’m dumbfounded too, but when you get to speak to a legend, [...]

  • Josh Franceschi of You Me At Six

    Josh Franceschi of You Me At Six

    “I feel very lucky that I’m in a band that next year will be our ten years from when we first started kicking about at school and I don’t think many people around us would’ve envisioned that ten years later, but also putting out records that are getting to number one.” From Release: YOU ME AT SIX are hailed as leaders [...]

  • Masato of coldrain

    Masato of coldrain

    “…we’re ready for anything that comes and I think the hardest part is that there was never a big scene in Japan, there wasn’t a lot of people that listened to a Japanese band that only sang in English, so there was a little bit of those kind of bumps but I think everything we’ve done over the years has [...]

  • Benny Horowitz of The Gaslight Anthem

    Benny Horowitz of The Gaslight Anthem

    “…it’s funny having a guy like Brian in the band and a lyricist like that, I’m just like anybody that listens to Gaslight at home when I hear these lyrics you know? So I rarely even ever ask Brian where it’s coming from because I start to think about where I think it’s coming from and the way that the [...]

  • Adam Brand

    Adam Brand

    “…at the end of the day I think music should be played and written and sung without the thought of a genre or a title, it should be played, written and sung from your heart and just enjoyed from your heart rather than pigeon holed.” From Release: Whatever gives Aussie music its heart, Adam Brand breathes plenty of life into its soul. [...]

  • Chris Jericho of Fozzy

    Chris Jericho of Fozzy

    “…when you get a little momentum in this business you want to keep it rolling and we’ve got enough momentum each time to get our foot in the door and now that our foot’s in the door we want to kick the damn thing open and burst into the next stage…” From release: Led by the inimitable duo of guitarist Rich [...]

  • Woody Weatherman of Corrosion Of Conformity

    Woody Weatherman of Corrosion Of Conformity

    “…and it may throw some people for a loop because you’ve got the guys that are pure metal, they want to see metal, then you’ve got the guys that want to see punk rock, then you’ve got the guys that are into doom or whatever *laughs* and I think we’ve always tried to grab a little bit of all of [...]