• Michael Schenker

    Michael Schenker

    ”… I haven’t been listening to music since I was seventeen and haven’t copied anyone since I was seventeen, I became a trend maker rather than a trend follower and so I just always make sure because my focus is the lead guitar, the art of lead guitar is pure self-expression that’s what I do.” From Release: Michael Schenker is […]

  • Zakk Wylde of Black Label Society

    Zakk Wylde of Black Label Society

    “I mean everyone asks, “Zakk, is this a greatest hits record?” and I say no in order for it to be a greatest hits record you need that one vital, important ingredient and that would be hit songs, we don’t have any hit songs. So that’s the reason it’s ‘Grimmest Hits’.” From Release: One part invading horde and all parts […]

  • Joe Principe of Rise Against (Video Interview)

    Joe Principe of Rise Against (Video Interview)

    “I always say our shows are kind of an interactive experience, we feed off the crowd and the crowd feeds off of us and we’re all kind of in it together, there’s no like up on a pedestal like this rock star band. We want to get down in the trenches with our fans and I love that.” From Release: […]

  • Will Hunt of Evanescence

    Will Hunt of Evanescence

    “So we’ve gotten this to a point where we’re really happy with it, it’s a very different experience, I’ve had a lot of people describe it as somewhat cinematic, really emotional, it’s a different thing it’s still Evanescence through and through but it’s a different experience for sure…” From Release: Two-time GRAMMY award-winners Evanescence are heading to Australia for Synthesis […]

  • Jerry Horton & Tony Palermo of Papa Roach (Video Interview)

    Jerry Horton & Tony Palermo of Papa Roach (Video Interview)

    “We just like those moments of having everybody involved, so we sort of tailor our set around that type of dynamic.  We have a song for people to jump to, we have a song for people to sing along to, there’s just a few different things we like to have the crowd do and we’ll find a song that’s best […]

  • Dweezil Zappa

    Dweezil Zappa

    “…we’ve definitely put material together that shows off a lot more in depth elements of my Dad’s composing style and I think if anyone has not heard the music they’ll get a very broad selection which I think has always been my goal is to show as much of the depth and variety and composition style, and so that’s kind […]

  • RSO – Richie Sambora & Orianthi

    RSO – Richie Sambora & Orianthi

    “I’m super proud of our work on this, it has been a real journey, working with Richie has been so great. We continue writing all the time together; it comes very naturally.” From Release: Richie Sambora and Orianthi are joining forces for a new, genre-spanning musical project under the name RSO that sees these two platinum-selling singer-songwriters and world-class guitarists teaming up as a duo and […]

  • Jimmy Barnes

    Jimmy Barnes

    “I think the thing that’s kept me going is that I like to work hard, I have also been blessed to work with a lot of great people.  Not many get to start out a career with a band as good as Cold Chisel, that’s pretty lucky.” From Release: Jimmy Barnes is the heart and soul of Aussie Rock and Roll. […]

  • Gilby Clarke

    Gilby Clarke

    “I try to be honest with my music it’s the only way I know how to do it, I’ve never as they say chased the tail I don’t go ‘I do it for my fans’ I do it for me, I think it’s important as an artist to be true to yourself, write the music that turns you on.” From […]

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    Mike Portnoy of Sons of Apollo (Video Interview)

    “I’ve kind of strayed away from the progressive metal genre for the last seven years since I left Dream Theater. So I guess for me this line up is a chance to dip my toes back into that world.” From Release: The new supergroup featuring members of Dream Theater, Mr. Big, Guns ‘N Roses, and Journey. For the past few […]

  • Whitfield Crane of Ugly Kid Joe

    Whitfield Crane of Ugly Kid Joe

    “Imagine if you dreamed you want to be in a band but you’re not quite sure what it would be, it was that times a thousand because it was on fire, like the way it took us and took us around the world but we didn’t know that, we didn’t know what it was, we didn’t how to react and […]

  • Alex Band of The Calling

    Alex Band of The Calling

    “…so for me I’m still here and I’m still writing and creating the music that everybody fell in love with from the beginning. It might sound more up to date, it might sound different a little bit but for the most part they’re big songs you would hear in stadiums, they’re anthemic, lots of big songs and just a lot […]

  • Derek Sherinian of Sons of Apollo

    Derek Sherinian of Sons of Apollo

    “We knew once the record came out that people would really hear that we’re a rock band, that this record is primarily based in hard rock and classic rock but we have these progressive rock moments and you can hear the virtuosity throughout…” From Release: The new supergroup featuring members of Dream Theater, Mr. Big, Guns ‘N Roses, and Journey. […]