Tag: Butch Walker

Gavin DeGraw

Gavin DeGraw

“I’ll actually do my best to play all of the songs that I feel people have heard before because as much as I want to expose people to new music and want to act artsy and stuff like that I think it’s my first job as an artist to play my fans the music that they’re here to hear first […]

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Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper

“I think that there’s a certain amount of theatricality that they expect from us, and of course they’re expecting a great band and they’re expecting those songs to sound great but I kind of think we’re like the Barnum and Bailey circus that comes to town every once in a while, they know that the Alice Cooper show is going […]

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Ryan Adams – Prisoner

Ryan Adams – Prisoner

Ryan Adams, you either know him, know of him, adore him, have no idea who he is, or are thinking you hate that ’69 song yeah well if you’re the later, shame on you because that song rules and also wrong Adams. OK now that that’s out of the way, Ryan Adams truly is a musical chameleon, this man can […]

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James Michael of SIXX:A.M.

James Michael of SIXX:A.M.

“…you and I spend so much of our day now hearing how rock is dead or rock is going through changes and the reality is that it’s not, it’s actually a resurgence and you’re right I think people are coming to rock music now for a sense of salvation now, for a sense of hope and SIXX:A.M. is the perfect […]

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Frank Turner – Positive Songs for Negative People

Frank Turner – Positive Songs for Negative People

Straight off the bat I have to say how much I dig Frank Turner, there’s just something about his music, his attitude and his all-round being that makes him what he is, that being an artist you should all listen to if you have no idea who he is, plus with my musical hero Butch Walker at the producer helm and […]

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Gin Wigmore (Video Interview)

Gin Wigmore (Video Interview)

“I’ve really exposed myself in many ways musically, emotionally and I guess I’m at a point now, 28, and I’m kind of like you just can’t give less of a fuck at what people think, you get more self-aware, I feel like I’m just open and I’m at a place that I’m cool to write about that now you know…” […]

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FRANK TURNER To Release New Album  ‘Positive Songs For Negative People’ on August 7

FRANK TURNER To Release New Album ‘Positive Songs For Negative People’ on August 7

The utterly insatiable, much loved UK troubadour FRANK TURNER has returned to fix grins firmly on faces with his anticipated sixth album ‘Positive Songs For Negative People’. Out August 7 via Xtra Mile Recordings / Universal Music Australia, Turner has revealed the album track listing, announced the LP’s accompanying deluxe acoustic album. He’s also launched the video for single ‘The Next Storm’, which sees the man himself literally on the ropes, taking […]

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Alex Gaskarth of All Time Low

Alex Gaskarth of All Time Low

“…the record started taking shape as we started writing songs but we definitely knew we wanted to push things, we wanted to make a dynamic record, we didn’t want to do a repeat of the one we had just put out before. Those were all the things that we went in with to start and then I think when we […]

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William Beckett

William Beckett

“I think it’s going to be pretty evident on the album for people to see how I’ve grown as a writer and a performer and just I think overall freeness of the song writing and the lyric, not that I wasn’t able to accomplish that before which was the end of the band, I think that certain pressures and outside […]

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PANIC! AT THE DISCO announce fourth studio album

PANIC! AT THE DISCO announce fourth studio album

Fueled By Ramen/Decaydance recording group Panic! At The Disco has announced early details of their anticipated new album.  Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die! arrives on Friday 4 October.  The album – Panic! At The Disco’s fourth studio effort and first new release since 2011 – will be preceded by the darkly anthemic first single Miss Jackson. Produced […]

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WIN a copy of the new Train ‘Mermaids Of Alcatraz Edition’ of ‘California 37’ (CLOSED)

WIN a copy of the new Train ‘Mermaids Of Alcatraz Edition’ of ‘California 37’ (CLOSED)

Thanks to our good friends at Sony Music Australia, we have five copies of the new ‘Mermaids Of Alcatraz Edition’ of the kick ass Train album ‘California 37’ to give away to our lucky readers. This edition features 6 extras tracks including a cover of the John Lennon classic “Imagine”. Track listing: This’ll Be My Year Drive By Feels Good At […]

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WIN a copy of Fall Out Boy’s new album ‘Save Rock and Roll’ (CLOSED)

WIN a copy of Fall Out Boy’s new album ‘Save Rock and Roll’ (CLOSED)

Thanks to our friends at Univeral Music Australia, we have five copies of the highly anticipated new from Fall Out Boy awesomely titled ‘Save Rock and Roll’ to give away to five of our lucky readers.  You should have heard the newest single ‘My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)’, but if you want to […]

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Fall Out Boy – The Metro Theatre, Sydney – March 25, 2013

Fall Out Boy – The Metro Theatre, Sydney – March 25, 2013

It’s been four years since Fall Out Boy have been in Australia and just over three since the band went on a hiatus, but now Fall Out Boy are back and in Australia on a whirlwind promotional tour to promote their forthcoming album ‘Save Rock and Roll’ and tonight, we’ll see if they can in fact do just that… Now […]

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FALL OUT BOY return to Melbourne & Sydney for shows

FALL OUT BOY return to Melbourne & Sydney for shows

FALL OUT BOY- RETURN TO MELBOURNE + SYDNEY FOR SHOWS Fall Out Boy’s recent hiatus left a void in our hearts. We missed the sharp lyrics and experimental compositions that became anthems for so many over a decade. So when the multi-platinum and Grammy-nominated band announced their return today with the first single ‘My Songs Know What You Did in […]

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Fall Out Boy returns – new single out Today and album ‘Save Rock And Roll’ out May 3 in Australia

Fall Out Boy returns – new single out Today and album ‘Save Rock And Roll’ out May 3 in Australia

FALL OUT BOY RETURNS – SAVE ROCK AND ROLL OUT MAY 3 IN AUSTRALIA “MY SONGS KNOW WHAT YOU DID IN THE DARK (LIGHT EM UP)” – NEW SINGLE LAUNCHED GLOBALLY TODAY AT iTUNES Intimate shows in Chicago TONIGHT! (Feb 4), NY Feb 5, LA Feb 7 Intimate shows in London, Paris, Berlin, Sydney and Melbourne to follow. Multi-platinum Grammy-nominated […]

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Weezer – Sydney Entertainment Centre – January 19, 2013

Weezer – Sydney Entertainment Centre – January 19, 2013

It’s been 16 long years since Weezer have graced Australian shores, so tonight already has its first win as there are many eager fans who I know have been waiting since 1996 to see the band again or in some aspects for the first time, and tonight will see the band perform not only a greatest hits / B-sides set […]

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Butch Walker and Daryl Hall

Butch Walker and Daryl Hall

Butch Walker has just appeared on an episode on ‘Live From Daryl’s House’, that would be Daryl Hall of Hall and Oates fame.  Check out the details below… “Do you like the vocal stylings of Daryl Hall? Do you like paella? How about some red wine? Oh… I forgot.. Do you like to jam? If your name is Butch Walker, […]

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Butch Walker – ‘Out Of Focus’ documentary debut

Butch Walker – ‘Out Of Focus’ documentary debut

This news in via Butch Walker: “What’s up friends?? I have missed chatting with you all about stuff, but a boy’s gotta work. And by work, I mean making music for me and people I like. The topic at hand though is….. Documentaries. Do you like them? I do. I watch them all the time. I also like them when […]

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Chris Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional

Chris Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional

“I mean you’re supposed to expect that the guy that you bought a ticket to see is up there working his ass off to give you something and it’s surprising when you look to your left and your right and those people are also working their ass off to give it back, I guess that’s the state of things at […]

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Lit in the studio working on new album with Butch Walker

Lit in the studio working on new album with Butch Walker

Lit are back and are currently holed up in the studio of Butch Walker in Santa Monica recording a bunch of new material that is scheduled for an as yet untitled album release during 2012.  It has been over 7 years since their last album release, the self titled “Lit” and in that time,  the band tragically lost drummer, Allen […]

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Chuck Comeau of Simple Plan

Chuck Comeau of Simple Plan

“I think there’s just something about it that we still get excited, and if we didn’t I don’t think we’d be able to tour the way we tour because we tour so much, we’re pretty much gone the whole year just playing shows, so I think if you don’t enjoy it it’d be a really tough life, so we just […]

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Panic! At The Disco – Take 40 Live Lounge

Panic! At The Disco – Take 40 Live Lounge

It was a cool Tuesday evening when Panic! At The Disco and couple of hundred of their closest friends filled the Take 40 Live Lounge in Sydney to warm everyone up and give us a special night of acoustic spins on some of their biggest hits which was a complete turn around from two days earlier at their full blown […]

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All Time Low – Dirty Work

All Time Low – Dirty Work

 “A great mix of power pop punk rock. Nice work All Time Low, nice work indeed. It’s far from dirty.” Power pop rock is such a great genre, infectious songs that just make you feel happy, you can sing along with the whoa oh’s and know that you’re in for a 3 minute 30 second burst of energy. This is […]

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