• Cormac Neeson of The Answer

    Cormac Neeson of The Answer

    “We just wanted to trust in our own song writing abilities and really enjoy the whole process, so we didn’t really have any fixed agenda as to what kind of record we wanted to make but then a couple of months into the process we started to get a really good feel that this record was going to be the [...]

  • Mick Box of Uriah Heep

    Mick Box of Uriah Heep

    “I think the essence of it all is that we’ve still got the same passion and edge we’ve had for our music and we’re driven by that, and to be in the band at this juncture just to enjoy it, writing new songs, recording new songs, playing new songs and doing live shows, it’s as simple as that really, we’ve [...]

  • Scott Gorham of Black Star Riders

    Scott Gorham of Black Star Riders

    “…I think and I know that everyone else in the band thinks it was the right thing to do is to change the name from Thin Lizzy and we’re gonna go Black Star Riders and come what may… we’ll see what happens and hopefully we’re good enough to cut the mustard here.” From release: It was in 2012 that Black [...]

  • Matthias Jabs of The Scorpions

    Matthias Jabs of The Scorpions

    “The Scorpions have been doing this without a break, meanwhile other bands take a break for a few years or a member does a solo album while the others do nothing or whatever. We’ve been continuously touring or making albums and so we thought let’s get out of the routine, we didn’t want to split up, we were ready to [...]

  • Danko Jones

    Danko Jones

    “Over the years I’ve gained a little more confidence, so the songs have more melody and more singing in them, the lyrics are pretty much the same as usual, that’s one thing that kind of hasn’t changed *laughs*.” From Bio: Eighteen years. Twelve albums. Two Gold Records. Thirty-plus transatlantic treks. Fifteen Top 40 singles. Arena tours across 11 countries with [...]

  • Ryan Peake of Nickelback

    Ryan Peake of Nickelback

    “…I’m not a big fan of the fame part of it, I like doing what I do, I like showing people that we love doing what we do, but I don’t have any confusion of my self-importance in this thing. It’s a great relationship between band and fans and we appreciate that completely.” As a Nickelback friendly zone (now endorsed [...]

  • Schuylar Croom of He Is Legend

    Schuylar Croom of He Is Legend

    “…as far as He Is Legend as a core it’s pretty much the same. It feels the same, we’re pretty much in the same situations, we have a lot of new life and new excitement for what we’re doing, but we’re just brothers you know, we love each other and we hate each other *laughs* I wouldn’t have it any [...]

  • Jenna McDougall of Tonight Alive

    Jenna McDougall of Tonight Alive

    “…I think even just growing up as people, just on a personal level as well, the way we portray ourselves and our level of performance has come a long way as well and I’m ready to bring that back to Australia, I really want our fans to see that growth and change and really have the opportunity to reach out [...]

  • Anthony Raneri of Bayside

    Anthony Raneri of Bayside

    “…we sort of think that we figured out what Bayside was supposed to sound like a long time ago, and we love the way it sounds, and everybody has that band that they love that stopped sounding like their favourite band, and we never want to do that, we always want to sound like Bayside.” From Bio: BAYSIDE fans don’t [...]

  • Eicca Toppinen of Apocalyptica

    Eicca Toppinen of Apocalyptica

    “…we’ve been doing festivals all over the world but not in Australia. You know the first trip we did last time there in 2012 for the club shows we were blown away by the fans and the way the people reacted at the shows and really excited and curious to see what happens on the big festival.” From Bio: Since [...]

  • Jacoby Shaddix of Papa Roach

    Jacoby Shaddix of Papa Roach

    “We’re gonna play some old school classics and but then we’re going to play all this stuff we’ve been writing all the years but haven’t been coming down to Australia to tour on, so a lot of the fans will be hearing a lot of these songs for the first time live, so that’s going to be special.” Since the [...]

  • Adam ‘Nolly’ Getgood of Periphery

    Adam ‘Nolly’ Getgood of Periphery

    “So as a whole it’s something that we can all listen to and enjoy each other’s musical contributions to the album which is something that only seems to have added colour and variety and richness to the sound in my opinion anyway, so it’s something we’re all very proud of…” We at MTRBWY have had the chance to speak to [...]