• John O’Callaghan of The Maine

    John O’Callaghan of The Maine

    “I think that our love for music has just substantially grown, exponentially it’s grown and at this point it’s really, really special that people are still allowing us the opportunity to make records and giving us the chance to see where it goes and I think that’s something that we certainly don’t take for granted.” From Release: THE MAINE, Arizona’s [...]

  • Joe Hottinger of Halestorm

    Joe Hottinger of Halestorm

    “Really we just play a rock and roll show, there’s no tracks or trickery, we don’t even use a click track, we just kind of plug in play and what you see is what you get. We like it, we get to ride the wave of the audience…” From Release: Pennsylvania-natives Halestorm have left an indelible impression on the hard [...]

  • Jerry Only of The Misfits

    Jerry Only of The Misfits

    “So I think what you really need to do is come with an open mind if you’ve never seen the band and participate and I think participation is really the key to having that combustion between that audience and the band.” From Release: From hell they came… in April 1977 at the dawn of the punk movement, THE MISFITS were [...]

  • Zakk Wylde of Zakk Wylde’s Black Label Society

    Zakk Wylde of Zakk Wylde’s Black Label Society

    “It’ll be great family entertainment, I wrestle a great white shark and then after that we have dancing bears, grizzly bears and then we introduce everyone to the Black Label fall fashion line of men’s lingerie, so it’s a very exciting evening *laughs* there’s also a lot of choreography going on, it’s just a delight to the senses. *laughs*” From [...]

  • Elliot Vernon of Alestorm

    Elliot Vernon of Alestorm

    “…we’re pretty much there just to have a good time, it’s not really about metal and it’s not about being serious, it’s just about having fun. So we appeal to pretty much everybody really which I think is pretty unique in the metal genre, so yeah, fun.” From Bio: Avast, ye landlubbers! From the deepest darkest depths of the Caribbean [...]

  • Frankie Poullain of The Darkness

    Frankie Poullain of The Darkness

    “I think we used the new album to escape from the upheaval we went through, the upheaval with management. Obviously we did the comeback and when you do a comeback for us it wasn’t really a comeback, we just wanted to get together again and do an album…” From Release: THE DARKNESS, multi award winning, multi-million selling megaband formed in 2000 [...]

  • Adam Spark of Birds of Tokyo

    Adam Spark of Birds of Tokyo

    “The idea mainly spawned from when we were away a lot over the last couple of years.  We always have to introduce ourselves and say here have a listen prior to going in and giving them sampler things and all that stuff. I don’t know, it kind of dawned on us that when you’re doing that sort of stuff how [...]

  • John Sankey of Devil You Know

    John Sankey of Devil You Know

    “So after the first record I think we were like we’re not going to go through that experience again, I mean not that it was a terrible thing it wasn’t at all, this album sounds a lot truer to who we are, the each of us, and the people that have heard it so far have all said that, like [...]

  • Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist of The Hives

    Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist of The Hives

    “…I mean it’s basically if you think about  rock concert that you’ve been to and you multiply it by ten, it’s kind of more, it’s louder and faster and more jumping *laughs* cooler clothes, better guitar playing, you know, the usual… it’s the same thing, just more and better *laughs*” From Release: Australian audiences require no introduction to The Hives. The five-piece [...]

  • James Brown of Pulled Apart By Horses

    James Brown of Pulled Apart By Horses

    “…it’s mainly about performing and the atmosphere when you do perform and one of the most important things for us is to have this sense of well almost community, we want everyone to be involved and we don’t want anyone to feel left out and it’s more about everyone in the room than it is us…” From Bio: Pulled Apart [...]

  • Phil Small of Cold Chisel

    Phil Small of Cold Chisel

    “…as long as we all enjoy playing together and coming up with new songs we’ve just got to keep doing it and enjoy it while we can because the realisation of Steve’s passing, were only here for one shot in life so we’ve got to do it while we’re here and enjoy it, so that’s kind of the path we [...]

  • Travis Stever of Coheed and Cambria

    Travis Stever of Coheed and Cambria

    “I think it’s through and through a Coheed album in the sense that it explores different territories of the band. And in different way than we ever have before. And that is something Coheed had done with every record.” From Release: The Color Before The Sun is the outfit’s eighth studio album and their first non-conceptual release, with the previous [...]