• Max Cavalera

    Max Cavalera

    “…it’s like nostalgia a little bit and kind of takes us back in time a little bit but kind of cool also, a lot of bands make an album and go out on tour but this is a bit different, it’s an album that’s twenty years old so it’s had a chance to be heard by a lot of people […]

  • Chris ‘Motionless’ Cerulli of Motionless In White

    Chris ‘Motionless’ Cerulli of Motionless In White

    “I think that we continue to write songs that still fit what we think are the vision of Motionless but are definitely trying to push more musical boundaries and bring things together to create new sounds and new just new looks that have been seen before but never together.” From Release: Motionless In White are one of the most exhilarating […]

  • Andy Leo of Crown The Empire

    Andy Leo of Crown The Empire

    “Obviously we want to keep evolving as people and as a band and really telling yourself to stay in your own lane, keep the blinders on to at least focus on what you’re doing and what you’re creating with your guys rather than constantly looking at what everyone else is doing…” From Release: Texas metalcore quartet, CROWN THE EMPIRE. The […]

  • Tim Commerford of Prophets of Rage

    Tim Commerford of Prophets of Rage

    “Ultimately we’re taking that song to the stage and we are going to play that song better than we recorded it and better from show to show and that’s what me and Tom and Brad have always strived for is to be better than what we recorded and to try to be better live…” From Release: Prophets Of Rage came […]

  • Rival Fire

    Rival Fire

    “…it’s not a self-help sort of record, it’s just an awareness thing without being preachy that’s just how I write and it just sort of fell out that way, but it’s more about the duality of man sort of situation like there’s always an internal struggle no matter if you’re singing in a huge band or if you’re laying bricks […]

  • The Preatures

    The Preatures

    “It’s just one of those things that we tried to do on the first record was get a sense of who we are as a recording band in no time and now we’ve got Doldrums and we’ve got this space to play around and experiment with what we are on record. We tried to elevate that identity and elevate that […]

  • Chris Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional

    Chris Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional

    “So yes I’ve pushed the envelope of how to present a song maybe sonically, maybe production wise, maybe dynamically, but still ultimately I think I’m probably a lyricist more than anything else and so that’s kind of the heart of the matter for me.” From Release: What was originally born as a solo side project for musician Chris Carrabba, Dashboard […]

  • James Veck-Gilodi of Deaf Havana

    James Veck-Gilodi of Deaf Havana

    “…we just try and make the music different, we try and change genre slightly per record, I always try and bring different instruments in and different genres of music. I guess you’ve just got to keep changing what you’re listening to and trying to get different influences.” From Release: Deaf Havana has a well-earned reputation as an impressive live act, […]

  • Rex Brown

    Rex Brown

    “It wasn’t planned out I just let the wind blow on this thing, like I was saying, taking one note at a time. Like I said before also, it’s not rocket science, it’s just eleven pretty fuckin’ killer songs, that’s it. I’m not one of those arrogant bastards I’m just a musician and I’m no different to anybody else.” From […]

  • Jake Bugg

    Jake Bugg

    “I’d just say that the most important this is the songs really, I’m not trying to take it from anyone else that could be an influence but sometimes there can be a fine line between inspiration and imitation so I think that’s something to watch out for, so just the good songs I think.” From release: Jake Bugg is set […]

  • Jade Puget of AFI

    Jade Puget of AFI

    “…the reason we started doing this in the first place when we were just kids was never to make money, wasn’t to be popular, wasn’t to be on the radio, back when we started it was about playing a show, writing a song, recording that song, just very simple things and I think in that respect those are the things […]

  • Richie Kotzen

    Richie Kotzen

    “…if you look at putting out music as literally output at some point if all you’re doing is output you’re gonna run out, you’re gonna run dry so you need input, so for me I get the input on taking long breaks and doing other things with my time and then coming back to music or even not coming back […]

  • Art Alexakis of Everclear

    Art Alexakis of Everclear

    “Yeah I think there are always people where the first thing they hear from a band is all they ever like, and there are people like “they were so much better last time” that didn’t give ‘Afterglow ’a chance, but the majority of our fans got what this record was about, it’s very dramatic, it’s very cinematic and had a […]