Everclear, one of the leading alternative rock bands to emerge from the ‘90s led by vocalist, guitarist and founder Art Alexakis, has a lot to celebrate in 2022. The band has just released ‘World Of Noise – 30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition’ and officially kicked off their 30th Anniversary Tour. The special remastered reissue marks the […]
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TASTES LIKE GOLD: Lit’s Jeremy Popoff On Tapping Into The Band’s Rich History To Create A Fiery New Album!
As the nineties dissolved into the 21st century, Lit charged up rock ‘n’ roll with uncompromising punk energy and a power-pop punch. Undeniably original, this band of brothers from Orange County has left an imprint on popular culture that only fissured wider over the years like a California fault line. Who could forget the immortal lyric, “Can […]
UNFILTERED: Adi Shankar Talks ‘Guardians of Justice’ and The State of The Bootleg Universe!
For over a decade, producer Adi Shankar has been fearlessly blazing a trail all his own in Hollywood. The early entries in his now-iconic “Bootleg Universe” laid the groundwork for the modern superhero films that have become box office behemoths. From “Dirty Laundry” to “Truth in Journalism” to “Power/Rangers” to “Castlevania” and beyond, all have […]
SICKSENSE: Vicky Psarakis and Robby J. Fonts on Laying the Foundation of a Nü-Metal Powerhouse!
Hard-hitting and melodic; pissed off and groovy; energetic and catchy: upon first listen, it is clear that Sicksense is all of these things. The band — comprised of vocalists Killer V (Vicky Psarakis) and Rob The Ripper (Robby J. Fonts), guitarist Breakdown Bran (Bran Panic), drummer The Trve Cody Taylor (Cody Taylor), and bassist Spot-On […]
TREMONTI SINGS SINATRA: Mark Tremonti On Crafting His Sinatra Covers Album and ‘Take A Chance For Charity’ Initiative
GRAMMY® Award Winning musician, producer, author, and founding member of hard rock bands Alter Bridge, Creed, and Tremonti, Mark Tremonti is “stepping out” with his most ambitious and challenging project to date! Mark has partnered with the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) as he releases an album of Frank Sinatra covers entitled ‘Tremonti Sings Sinatra.’ The album of selections […]
THE UNSTOPPABLE CELIA AU: An Inside Look At Her Life, Inspirations and Making of ‘In A New York Minute’
When you encounter the unstoppable Celia Au, it’s impossible not to end up with a smile on your face. She’s the rare breed of human who exudes so much positive energy that it not only lights up the room but an entire city block. Born in Hong Kong & raised in a close-knit community in […]
THE GANG’S ALL HERE: SKID ROW’s Rachel Bolan On The Legendary Band’s New Album and Bright Future!
Legendary rockers SKID ROW helped define the sound of rock’ n’ roll’s most decadent decades. Equipped with an arsenal of iconic tracks from “18 and Life,” “I Remember You,” “Slave To The Grind’ and beyond, they have continuously rocked crowds around the globe for nearly four decades. A testament to their hard work and tireless […]
SOMETIMES Y: Yelawolf On Crafting Undeniably Authentic Rock ‘N’ Roll With Shooter Jennings
When it comes to artists delivering authenticity in their music, there is no question that Yelawolf and Shooter Jennings are at the top of the list. One’s been hailed as “one of hip-hop’s most vital voices” by The Guardian; the other’s one of the Americana world’s most sought-after producers and songwriters with a pair of […]
CHASING GHOSTS: Christopher Hall On The Long, Strange Road To Stabbing Westward’s “Most Pure” Album
It’s incredible to think that a band initially formed by two childhood friends in the mid-80s would be delivering one of the most captivating records of their career more than 35 years after the band’s inception. However, Stabbing Westward has always been a band that has defied the odds. Formed in 1986 by Walter Flakus […]