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Interview with Harbour; Frontman Jamie Mittendorf Discusses Band's New Album and Overseas Record Deal, Plus WTFest Music Festival 2015
Comments Artist Chats » by: Chris Gonda on Apr 22, 2015
Jamie Mittendorf, frontman for the Brantford, Ontario pop-punk outfit Harbour, told us all about the group's new album Grade School Summer, Japan's Bullion Records, and WTFest Music Festival.
Purely Provocative with Ze Gran Zeft; Lead Vocalist Mathieu Boots Di Pilla Discusses Arrests, Sonic Diarrhea, and Pet Peeves
Comments Purely Provocative » by: Chris Gonda on Apr 21, 2015
France's alternative band Ze Gran Zeft, are promoting the release of their debut album, JOI, so we asked lead vocalist Mathieu Boots Di Pilla some provocative questions....
Interview with Everclear; Vocalist and Guitarist Art Alexakis Discusses Rock 'N' Roll, Loud Music, Summerland Tour, and 'Black Is The New Black' [w/ Audio]
Comments Artist Chats » by: Bruce Moore on Apr 20, 2015
We recently sat down with Art Alexakis, vocalist/guitarist of the platinum selling, Grammy Nominated rock act Everclear, to get the scoop on the band's new recording, Black Is The New Black.
Interview with Jeff Hughell; the Six Feet Under Bassist Discusses His New Solo Album 'Chaos Labyrinth'
Comments Artist Chats » by: Bruce Moore on Apr 17, 2015
Bassist extraordinaire, Jeff Hughell, known for his work with death metal giants Six Feet Under, strikes out on his own in stellar fashion on Chaos Labyrinth, his brand new solo effort.
Interview with Sons Of Revelry; Drummer Sean Boyle Discusses the Band's Sound and Forthcoming Slot at WTFest 2015
Comments Artist Chats » by: Chris Gonda on Apr 14, 2015
We caught up with Sean Boyle, drummer for the rock band Sons Of Revelry, to discus the new EP Born with a Bigga Goal, plus their forthcoming performance at the WTFest Music Festival in Brantford, Ontario on June 13th alongside Big Wreck, I Mother Ear…
...And Justice For Art: Five Up-And-Coming Metal Visual Artists Featuring Luis Sendon, Rafael Tavarez, Nikos Markogiannakis, Ink4rt, and Christian Giuseppe
Comments Artist Chats » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Apr 10, 2015
In this edition of And Justice For Art, we proudly present some of today's youngest and more promising visual artists.
Quick & Dirty: Immortal Machinery Vocalist Steph K on Scotch, Pandas, Sandwiches, and Whitesnake
Comments Artist Chats » by: Curtis Dewar on Apr 07, 2015
UK hard rockers, Immortal Machinery recently released At the End of Time which features a guest spot from Glen Drover (Ex-Megadeth). We did a "Quick and Dirty" with vocalist Steph K.
Interview with Domino.fm founder Jett Wells; Discusses Inspiration for, Creation and Future of the Streaming Music Mobile Web App
Comments Artist Chats » by: Chris Gonda on Apr 05, 2015
We recently spoke with Jett Wells, founder of Domino.fm, about his inspiration for creating the music mobile web app, plus the products origins and future!
Gear Review: Seek Irony Guitarist Alex Campbell on His Boss GT-100 COSM Amp Effects Processor
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Apr 03, 2015
Alex Campbell, guitarist for the Austin, TX-based modern rock band Seek Irony, recently chatted with us about his Boss GT-100 COSM Amp Effects Processor.
Interview with Three Days Grace; Bassist Brad Walst Discusses Globetrotting, Organic Writing, and New Album 'Human' [w/ Audio]
Comments Artist Chats » by: Bruce Moore on Apr 01, 2015
Three Days Grace bassist, Brad Walst, took a moment out of his busy press schedule to speak with us about the band and their new release, Human.
Tattoo Talk: December In Red Bassist Colbey Schnelle Discusses His Shop Timeless Tattoo, Sentimental Sleeve, and Nikola Tesla Portrait
Comments Tattoo Talk » by: Chris Gonda on Mar 31, 2015
We chatted with Colbey Schnelle, bass player for the hard rock/metal band December in Red, about his own shop in Monroe, WA, Timeless Tattoo, and much more.
Interview with NoMara; Guitarist John LeCompt and Vocalist Kelly Burdge Discuss the Band's Origins and New "Tesla" Music Video
Comments Artist Chats » by: Chris Gonda on Mar 30, 2015
We chatted with John LeCompt and lead vocalist Kelly Burdge of Columbus, Ohio hard rockers NoMara, about the band's origins and the influences behind their brand new music video for the song "Tesla," which we're delighted to help premiere.
190 Proof Interview with Bridge To Grace; Lead Singer David Garcia Discusses Fireball Whiskey, Beer Pong, and Whiskey Dick
Comments Artist Chats » by: Chris Gonda on Mar 26, 2015
We recently caught up with David Garcia, lead singer for the Atlanta, Georgia-based hard rock quartet, Bridge To Grace, to have some fun with our alcohol-fueled interview "190 Proof."
Tattoo Talk: Lancer Vocalist Isak Stenvall Discusses Some of His First, Favourite, and Regretted Ink
Comments Tattoo Talk » by: Chris Gonda on Mar 25, 2015
Recently, we spoke with Isak Stenvall, vocalist for the Karlstad, Sweden-based metal quintet Lancer, about some of his favourite tattoos, artists, and more.
Interview with Gift Giver; Vocalist Justin Johnson Introduces His Nu Metal Band and Their Century Media Debut Album 'SHITLIFE'
Comments Artist Chats » by: Chris Gonda on Mar 19, 2015
We grabbed some time with Justin Johnson, lead singer of Detroit, MI-based Nu-Metal quintet Gift Giver, to learn about this budding band.
Interview with In Flames; Vocalist Anders Fridén Discusses His Passion for and Collection of Whiskey, and New Album 'Siren Charms' [w/ Audio]
Comments Artist Chats » by: Bruce Moore on Mar 18, 2015
Anders Fridén, vocalist for the Swedish death metal band In Flames, spoke with us about the group's new album Siren Charms and his obsession with fine spirits!
Interview with All That Remains; Vocalist Phil Labonte on "The Order of Things," His Bad Guy Reputation, and Autographing Unmentionables [w/ Audio]
Comments Artist Chats » by: Daniella Kohan on Mar 16, 2015
We chatted with All That Remains' Phil Labonte about their Billboard charting LP The Order of Things, his bad guy reputation, and even got to hear a few funny stories from the road.
Gear Review: The Pests Drummer Mazz-1 on His North and Premier Signia Drum Kits
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Mar 12, 2015
We connected with Mazz-1, drummer for the New Orleans post-punk band The Pests, to learn about some of his gear, and how it helps to impact the band's well-known sound.
Interview with Apocalyptica; Drummer Mikko Sirén Discusses New Album 'Shadowmaker,' the Addition of Franky Perez, and What Sets Metal Fans Apart [w/ Audio]
Comments Artist Chats » by: Amy Ebeling on Mar 10, 2015
Apocalyptica drummer Mikko Sirén took a minute to talk to PureGrainAudio about the intricate meaning behind Shadowmaker's name, the addition of frontman Franky Perez, and what makes metal fans so special.
Interview with Bad Guys; Guitarist Dave Silver on New Album 'Bad Guynaecology', the UK Scene, and Performing in the Nude
Comments Artist Chats » by: Chris Gonda on Mar 09, 2015
The band's lead guitarist, Dave Silver, recently took some time to answer a couple of our questions and fill us in on the colourful history behind the one and only Bad Guys.
Interview with Degenerhate; Lead Guitarist Gianluca Lucarini Discusses New Album and Metal Scene in Italy
Comments Artist Chats » by: Aaron Willschick on Mar 09, 2015
We chatted recently with Degenerhate's lead guitarist, Gianluca Lucarini, to get more insight into their new album, the writing process, and Italy's metal scene.
Interview with Furyon; Vocalist Matt Mitchell Discusses New Album 'Lost Salvation,' Writing Process, and UK Rock Scene
Comments Artist Chats » by: Chris Gonda on Mar 06, 2015
We chatted with Matt Mitchell, vocalist for the Brighton, UK rock quartet Furyon, to get insight into the band's writing process, his thoughts on the new record, and the UK rock scene.
Interview with Crazy Town; Co-founder Bret "Epic" Mazur Discusses New Album 'The Brimstone Sluggers' and More
Comments Artist Chats » by: Bruce Moore on Mar 05, 2015
We recently had the opportunity to chat with Bret "Epic" Mazur, vocalist, rapper, producer, composer, and co-founder of the Los-Angeles-based, platinum selling rap rock/metal act, Crazy Town, about their new album, The Brimstone Sluggers.
Interview with Halestorm; Front-woman Lzzy Hale Talks About Eric Church, Fan Letters, and New Album 'Into The Wild Life'
Comments Artist Chats » by: Graham Finney on Mar 04, 2015
Ahead of the release of their new album, Into The Wild Life, PureGrainAudio chatted with Lzzy Hale about the album and what it was like touring with country artist Eric Church.
Interview with Korn; Guitarist Brian "Head" Welch Talks Drugs, Religion and a New Korn Album
Comments Artist Chats » by: Graham Finney on Mar 03, 2015
Backstage at the Capital FM Arena, PureGrainAudio caught up with Brian "Head" Welch, guitarist for metal heavyweights Korn to discuss the past, the present, and the future.
Interview with Airsickness; Brothers Owen Jago (vox, guitar) and Casey Jago (bass) Discuss New EP 'Between All The Lies' and More
Comments Artist Chats » by: Chris Gonda on Mar 02, 2015
In order to learn more about Tampa, FL's up-and-coming edgy rock quartet Airsickness, we spoke with brothers Owen Jago (vox, guitar) and Casey Jago (bass).
Interview with Rise Against; Guitarist Zach Blair Talks About Success, Bill Stevenson, and Having Your Influences Supporting You [w/ Audio]
Comments Artist Chats » by: Damian FitzGerald on Feb 27, 2015
Zach Blair, guitarist with Chicago punks Rise Against sits down and talks to PureGrainAudio about success, recording with Bill Stevenson, and much more.
Gear Review: Iris Divine Bassist Brian Dobbs on His 2002 4-string Music Man StingRay Bass Guitar
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Feb 26, 2015
With their new album, Karma Sown, due on March 31st, we asked Brian Dobbs, bassist for the Centreville, Virginia progressive hard rock/metal trio Iris Divine, about his MusicMan Stingray bass.
Interview with Sullen Waves; Vocalist and Guitarist Alex Pratsyuk Offers Insight into His Budding Band and Their Nirvana-esque Sound
Comments Artist Chats » by: Chris Gonda on Feb 25, 2015
We recently caught up with alternative/punk/rock trio Sullen Waves. Lead singer and guitarist Alex Pratsyuk gave us the dirt on this bad-ass budding band!
Interview with Moonspell; Drummer Mike Gaspar on Memorable Moments, Current State of Metal, and Newest Album 'Extinct'
Comments Artist Chats » by: Bruce Moore on Feb 24, 2015
Mike Gaspar, ‎drummer‬ of the Portuguese ‪gothic‬/dark metal‬ act Moonspell, took a moment out of his busy schedule to chat about some memorable moments, touring, the current state of metal, and their newest Napalm Records release, Extinct.