“It came down to writing stuff that was fun and reminded me of being a kid, and reminded me of when I was angry and had a whole bunch of things to say.”
Madina Lake make their return to UK stages next week when they perform on the Impericon stage at Slam Dunk 2017. Nathan from the band chats to us about festivals, run in's with Disturbed and their upcoming Slam Dunk set. Read more here...
Andy Slania of Chicago, Illinois-based punk band Bad Mechanics took the time to speak to us about some of his gear, plus the duo's upcoming album, Precious Moments in the USA.
Dennis Lyxzén, who sings lead and plays guitar in INVSN, spoke with us about his past, present and future including Refused and the upcoming Dine Alone Records release, The Beautiful Stories.
We had the pleasure of interviewing Boss Hog’s Cristina Martinez to get the scoop on the band's new album Brood X, the writing process, their future plans, and politics.
Eric Johnson took 15 minutes to talk with PureGrainAudio about this upcoming tour, teaching guitar, his writing process, and that time he shared the stage with a cow.
xXx: Return of Xander Cage director D.J. Caruso took a bit of time to talk with PureGrainAudio about the making of this explosive third act in the xXx franchise.
PureGrainAudio was allotted some interview time with Armored Saint vocalist John Bush who launched right into his love for Canada, Hockey and his interest in coming up here to play a few shows.
Saturday Night Fever still holds up as an extraordinary film and a comment on that era. I really think this movie is a great encapsulated version of what went on in the 1970s.
Recently, Mew bassist Johan Wohlert was able to spend 20 minutes with PureGrainAudio in the hours before the band boarded a plane for some live dates in Japan.
PureGrainAudio's Darren Paltrowitz catches up with Emo Nite founders Babs Szabo, Morgan Freed, and T.J. Petracca.
We chatted with lead vocalist and guitarist, Tom Vanderkam, of independent Vancouver, Canada-based alternative group, Hawking, about gear and the source of their sweet sounds.
Caught up with guitarist Brandon Davis of unsigned, Boston, Massachusetts--based rock band, Lions Lions, to chat about some of the gear used on their 10-track album, Monument, out April 21st, 2017.
White Reaper guitarist/vocalist Tony Esposito chatted with us about their new album, and how relieved he and his band-mates are that it's finally out!
Up-and-coming Belgian rockers The Sore Losers open up about the joy and madness of their first time on American soil.
In this Geared Up interview, we spoke with singer and guitarist Fynn Claus Grabke of German blues rock duo The Picturebooks about his favourite musical gear, a 1950s Gibson ES-125.
In this UnCovered interview, we speak with Olya Viglione, singer and pianist of New York rock group Scarlet Sails, about the cover art for their new album Future from the Past
) which drops on April 10th!
When we threw The Pentagram at Nashville, Tennessee's Season of Arrows, we expected it to be returned to us covered in rhinestones and faded denim. Thankfully, it came back to us safe and metal-as-fuck!
Hours before her Toronto performance on what turned out to be one of the coldest nights of the winter so far, Agnes Obel talked candidly about her new album, her musicality, David Lynch and singing in English.
In the latest interview for our "UnCovered" series, Sean Wouters and Nico Espinosa from garage rockers Deaf Poets talk about the inspiration behind Lost In Magic City.