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Interview with Emmure; Vocalist Frankie Palmeri Talks About People who Hate him, Metal Injection, Breakfast, and Touring
Comments Artist Chats » by: Brooke Taylor on Dec 19, 2014
In the back of the tour bus that reeks of the ghosts of many joints smoked, Palmeri gets deep about fans, touring, and shit-t…
...And Justice For Art: A Guide to (some of) the Best Metal Album Covers of 2014... so far (Part 5) - Feat. At The Gates, Illdisposed, Siberian, Satan, Wizard Rifle
Comments Artist Chats » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Dec 18, 2014
On this fifth and last episode of And Justice For Art's guide to some of 2014's best album covers, we continue to explore som…
Interview with Hearts Like Lions; Drummer Nick Sturz Discusses the Band's Origins and New EP 'These Hands'
Comments Artist Chats » by: Yumna Leghari on Dec 17, 2014
Nick Sturz gives us some insight into the journey towards the creation of "These Hands" and discusses how the difference betw…
Gear Review: Sisters Of... Guitarist and Bassist Chris Clark on His Orange Rockerverb 100 MKI Amp
Comments Gear Review » by: Curtis Dewar on Dec 17, 2014
After premiering a brand new Sisters Of... song (see below), we decided to catch up with guitarist and bassist Chris Clark an…
Gear Review: Gale Guitarist Wilson Hensleigh on His Peavey Mace VT Head
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Dec 16, 2014
We checked in with Gale guitarist and vocalist, Wilson Hensleigh, who talked to us about some of his gear.
Interview with Shyy; Bassist Kevin Nock Discusses the Band's Origins and Value of Live Music
Comments Artist Chats » by: Yumna Leghari on Dec 10, 2014
Shyy bassist, Kevin Nock, recently took some time to provide insight into the vision and creativity behind Shyy, and discusse…
Quick & Dirty: Johnny Wore Black Songwriter and Vocalist "Jay" on Corey Taylor, Beethoven, Goodfellas, and More
Comments Artist Chats » by: Bruce Moore on Dec 09, 2014
For this edition of the Quick & Dirty, we chatted with "Jay" of Johnny Wore Black. The songwriter and vocalist released his l…
Gear Review: Miggs Frontman Don Miggs on His 1959 Fender Jazzmaster Guitar
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Dec 08, 2014
Miggs frontman and lead songwriter, Don Miggs, chats with us about his 1959 Fender Jazzmaster guitar and how it works into hi…
Quick & Dirty: Puerto Rican Musician Kingnaldo Opens Up About Some of His Favourite Things
Comments Artist Chats » by: Chris Gonda on Dec 04, 2014
Kingnaldo currently resides in the U.S. but hails from Las Marias, Puerto Rico. This talented musician started his love affai…
Quick & Dirty: Upon A Burning Body Lead Singer Danny Leal Discusses Booze, Sweet Tea, Hair Gel and Much More!
Comments Artist Chats » by: Bruce Moore on Dec 03, 2014
Our Quick & Dirty interviews are a great way to get to know bands on a deeper level. We checked in with San Antonio, TX metal…
Tattoo Talk: Wounds Guitarist James Coogan on His Near-Fatal Fall, Some Bad-Ass Scars, Marilyn Manson and Other Dope Ink
Comments Tattoo Talk » by: Chris Gonda on Dec 03, 2014
Wounds, a Dublin, Ireland-based hard rock quartet whose debut album, Die Young, was released on November 24, 2014 via Razor &…
Gear Review: Guitarist Extraordinaire Andy Wood Discusses His Custom Prototype 24 Fret Suhr T Guitar
Comments Gear Review » by: Bruce Moore on Dec 01, 2014
I recently had a moment to sit and chat with guitarist extraordinaire Andy Wood, about the gear he uses to achieve his unique…
Quick & Dirty: Chico Cas Tha Chix, One Half of Smacktown, Talks Booze, Werewolves, Tech N9ne and Antonio Banderas
Comments Artist Chats » by: Bruce Moore on Nov 28, 2014
Chico Cas Tha Chix of the Australian-based hardcore/hip-hop duo Smacktown, recently sat down and answered some of PureGrainAu…
Interview with Aversions Crown; Vocalist Colin Jeffs Discusses New Nuclear Blast Album 'Tyrant'
Comments Artist Chats » by: Bruce Moore on Nov 27, 2014
We recently had the opportunity to speak with vocalist Colin Jeffs of the Australian metal act, Aversions Crown. The band has…
Interview with Rise of the Northstar; Drummer Hokuto No Kev Discusses New Album 'Welcame'
Comments Artist Chats » by: Bruce Moore on Nov 26, 2014
Rise of the Northstar is a Japanese-themed thrash metal act that blends many aspects of Japanese culture into their full-on n…
Gear Review: LAE Guitarist Marc Lucas Ablasou on His 1962 Fender Jaguar Guitar
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Nov 26, 2014
Marc Lucas Ablasou is the principle songwriter and one of two guitarists for the Montreal-based band, LAE. Combining elements…
Interview with Joe Perry; Aerosmith Guitarist and Co-Founder Discusses His New Book 'Rocks: My Life in and out of Aerosmith'
Comments Artist Chats » by: Charlie Steffens on Nov 24, 2014
Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry has become a best-selling author, and for anyone who doesn't know about his backstory, Perry, j…
...And Justice For Art: A Look at Dan Seagrave and Zbigniew M. Bielak's Latest Projects
Comments Artist Chats » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Nov 21, 2014
Dan Seagrave and Zbigniew M. Bielak are two well-known artists that have noticeable generational, cultural and stylistic diff…
Gear Review: Usnea Guitarist and Vocalist Justin Cory on His 1972 Ampeg V4 and 1980 RAT Distortion Pedal
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Nov 20, 2014
Usnea recently unveiled the full details of their second full-length LP (and Relapse Records debut), Random Cosmic Violence,…
Gear Review: Burnt Belief Guitarist Jon Durant Overviews His Guitar, Amp, and Pedal Set-up
Comments Gear Review » by: Bruce Moore on Nov 19, 2014
Guitarist/composer Jon Durant, of the band Burnt Belief, recently sat down to chat with me about his favorite pieces of gear.…
Interview with Pierce The Veil; Bassist Jaime Preciado Discusses New Album, Writing Process, and Touring
Comments Artist Chats » by: Bruce Moore on Nov 19, 2014
I recently had the chanced to sit and chat with Jaime Preciado, bassist of the San Diego-based rock act, Pierce The Veil. The…
Interview Sonata Arctica; Keyboardist Henrik Klingenberg Discusses the New 'Ecliptica - Revisited' (15th Anniversary Edition) Album
Comments Artist Chats » by: Bruce Moore on Nov 18, 2014
I recently had a chance to chat with Henrik Klingenberg, keyboardist with the Finnish power metal act Sonata Arctica, about t…
Purely Provocative: The Jazz June Frontman Andrew Low Discusses Fugazi, Lightning Strikes, the NRA, Bill O'Reilly, and German Fans
Comments Purely Provocative » by: Bruce Moore on Nov 16, 2014
Andrew Low, front man for the indie/punk act The Jazz June, took a brief moment out his schedule promoting the band's latest…
Interview with Flyleaf; Bassist Pat Seals Talks New Album, Kristen May's Transition, and Pastimes on Tour
Comments Artist Chats » by: Bobbi Kyle on Nov 16, 2014
At the beginning of September, Flyleaf released a brand new album featuring new singer Kristen May. Flyleaf fans had anxiousl…
Gear Review: Encoffination Guitarist and Vocalist Ghoat Discusses Amps, Guitars, and More
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Nov 12, 2014
Ghoat is a funeral director. He's also the guitarist and vocalist for the two-man metal band, Encoffination. His partner, Ele…