With more than 25 years as the undisputed “Queen of Halloween” under her belt, Elvira is showing no signs of slowing down. In fact, she is looking to expand her reign of terror with an entire army of Elvira clones. Sounds like a horror movie, right? Well, actually it is reality TV. The Mistress of the Dark is set to star in her own Fox series, Search for the Next Elvira. Jason Price of Live-Metal.Net recently spoke to Elvira’s alter-ego Cassandra Peterson about the new series, her strangest moments through the years and the many exciting new projects she has up her spooky sleeves.
Author: Jason Price
It’s not every day that you get to interview one of metal’s leading frontwomen. And to think that Live-Metal.net has now had the chance to interview Within Temptation’s Sharon den Adel twice is simply amazing. Her beauty is unmatched and her voice is one of the most powerful and emotional in the music world. The band has had great success overseas, and now they have set their sites on America. The fans are making a strong statement, as the release of their latest album, The Heart of Everything, saw a No. 1 debut on the Billboard Heatseekers.
In May 2007, Live-Metal.net conducted its first interview with Sharon. At that time, Within Temptation was opening for Lacuna Coil on the Hottest Chicks in Metal tour and giving the headliners a run for their money every night. Now, in September 2007, Within Temptation has returned to the United States for their first headlining tour here. During the tour’s stop at the Recher Theatre in Towson Md, Jeff Maki and Jason Price sat down with the “ice queen” of Within Temptation before the show for a lengthy and insightful interview. Sharon discussed the headlining tour, the widespread appeal of Within Temptation’s music, the range of emotions she goes through onstage and gave us some early information on future releases.
What do you get when you put together a group of multi-platinum frontmen from the ?80s and ?90s that collectively sold 50 million records worldwide and have more hits than you can count? The answer is “Scrap Metal!” This powerhouse project is made up of such familiar faces and voices as Gunnar and Matthew Nelson (Nelson), Mark Slaughter (Slaughter), Kelly Keagy (Night Ranger) and Eric Martin (Mr. Big). Jason Price of Live-Metal.Net recently caught up with Mark Slaughter, one of the bands founding members, to discuss the project’s origin and its promising future, as well as what is on the horizon for Mark’s original band, Slaughter.
Danielle Harris, best known as little Jamie Lloyd from Halloweens 4 and 5 and Bruce Willis’s daughter in The Last Boy Scout, is all grown up. At 30 years old, she?s returning to the franchise that launched her career in writer-director Rob Zombie?s remake of the original Halloween as Annie Brackett (in theaters Aug. 31, 2007, via Dimension Films and MGM; She also has added her first music video to her resume, with a starring role in Five Finger Death Punch?s clip for their first single, ?The Bleeding.? Live-Metal.net caught up with her during the annual Horrorfind Weekend in Hunt Valley, Md., to discuss the movie, the video and more.
As if starring in a remake one of the greatest horror films ever made wasn’t a daunting enough task, imagine taking on an iconic role originated by Jamie Lee Curtis. In writer-director Rob Zombie’s Halloween (in theaters Aug. 31, 2007), that weight fell on the shoulders of 18-year-old Scout Taylor-Compton. Live-Metal.net caught up with her […]
Queens of The Stone Age: ?Sick, Sick, Sick in Indy Murat Theatre Indianapolis, IN 8/4/2007 By JEN X It was in the air of the Murat Theater in Indy: the salty sweet stench of every person in the venue, mixed in with a bit of homegrown and alcohol. The atmosphere was dark and damp yet […]
By JASON PRICE Cleveland-based punk band The Vacancies are back with their?latest album, Tantrum.?This is their second?release on?Blackheart Records, and it picks up right where the band left off on?the last record, A Beat Missing or a Silence Added. What I always?loved about the band’s earlier releases was the that they were?truly inviting to the […]
By JASON PRICE Silverchair first came into our lives in 1995, when the fresh-faced teens from Down Under assaulted alternative rock stations coast to coast with their hit album Frogstomp, featuring such hits as ?Tomorrow,? ?Pure Massacre? and ?Israel?s Son.? It was an impressive and powerful grunge/rock album considering that the band members were in […]
Silverchair: Live at the 9:30 Club Washington D.C. July 24, 2007 By Jason Price Silverchair first came into our lives in 1995, when the fresh-faced teens from Down Under assaulted alternative rock stations coast to coast with their hit album Frogstomp, featuring such hits as ?Tomorrow? and ?Pure Massacre.??Flash forward to 2007, and we find […]