Interviews

VIDEO: Bad Sounds Hit the U.S., Starting with South by Southwest

South by Southwest (SXSW) is the gift that keeps on giving (and there might even be more to come). With over 2000 bands and artists performing, the week-long March music festival that is just a small part of the 10-day tech/film/comedy/music festival, SXSW is a music-fan’s paradise––especially if discovering new …

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The Cult to Perform Select Dates in North America and UK, Interview with Billy Duffy and Ian Astbury

In recognition of the forthcoming re-issue of THE CULT‘s multi-platinum-selling Sonic Temple album on Beggars Banquet Records, the British group that’s led by Ian Astbury and guitarist Billy Duffy will embark on select dates in North America and the UK starting May 2 in Houston, TX (itinerary below). Tickets are on sale now for the “A Sonic Temple” tour and available here. Meanwhile, the band expects …

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Exclusive Interview: Stabbing Westward Reveal New Music Is On The Way

After just wrapping up a string of tour dates in celebration of the 20th anniversary for their “Darkest Days” album, Stabbing Westward hit the road once again for a few one-off shows with one of them taking place at Philadelphia’s historic Trocadero Theatre. The industrial rockers performed to a packed …

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David Garibaldi Shines as True Visual Mastermind on Kiss ‘End Of The Road’ Tour

World Renowned painter, David Garibaldi has been touring as support for KISS on their current ‘End Of The Road‘ World Tour, the tour kicked off on January 31st and he has put on his visually captivating show, creating ‘KISSTORY‘ in each city, painting for the sold out arenas, and wowing crowds …

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Our South by Southwest First Draft Pick: Anna Shoemaker

If there were something like Fantasy Football for South by Southwest (SXSW), indie-pop artist Anna Shoemaker would be my first draft pick. When I first listened to her music in my month- long preparation for the festival, I immediately passed her song “Liquor Store” to my friends who join me …

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Our Top Discovery at 2019 South By Southwest: Illuminati Hotties

No lists. No countdowns. No patience necessary. Here’s the best band we saw at South by Southwest 2019, Illuminati Hotties. With more than 2000 official acts this year, it helps to have a name that catches the eye of someone quickly scrolling through the list of mostly unknowns and up-and-comers. …

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Lords Of Acid Heat Up The TLA In Philly, Exclusive Interview

Talk about taking us right back to our days of hitting the local area clubs on goth/industrial night!  Lords of Acid, along with tour mates Orgy, The Genitorturers, Little Miss Nasty, and Gabriel and the Apocalypse put on a show that was like taking a trip (albeit a sensual, raw …

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Meet Genre-Bending Artist On The Rise Ashley Ember

It is amazingly difficult to find the right words, to sum up, the music of genre-bending artist Ashley Ember, who is the vocalist and lead guitarist of The Psychedelics, but we kind of dig the description taken from her own lips which is “cyberdelic punk music”, however, she also manages to include …

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Maroon 5’s Jesse Carmichael on Art, What Fans Can Expect Sunday, Fatherhood & More

In just about two days—on Sunday, Feb. 3—three-time GRAMMY Award-winning band Maroon 5 will take the stage at the most-watched concert of the year: the Pepsi Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show. GRAMMY-nominated rapper Travis Scott and Atlanta native Big Boi (hip-hop icon and one-half of hip-hop duo Outkast) will join them on stage at the Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta, where the New England …

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Catching Up With Jefferson Angell Of Seattle’s Walking Papers

We recently had the opportunity to catch up with the incredible singer/songwriter Jefferson Angell of Seattle based rock band Walking Papers when they wrapped up a tremendous year opening up for Myles Kennedy to close out 2018. We can’t wait to see what 2019 will hold in store for this …

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