Detroit, MI's bluesy rockers, Citizen Zero released their debut full-length album, State of Mind, on August 12th, 2016 via Wind-up Records and vocalist/guitarist Josh LeMay helped us understand the recording's cover artwork!
As part of a promotion tour for their upcoming new album, we sat down with Al Barr from Boston punks the Dropkick Murphys to chat about the inspiration behind their new record 11 Short Stories Of Pain And Glory.
With all the hype surrounding the forthcoming album by Lancaster, PA-based hard rock fivesome, Dead Eyes, we caught up with bassist Eric Rembecki for a chat about tattoos!
Los Angeles all-female rock band No Small Children discuss their day jobs as school teachers and night jobs as rock performers, plus their remake of the classic Ghostbusters movie theme song.
To metal fans he's known as the frontman of Taiwan's black metal band ChthoniC but, away from the group, Freddy Lim is an elected politician. We talked about his career, how fellow politicians react to him, the result of the American election and how he thinks it will affect Taiwan.
Gbe Koury had the chance to interview one of his teenage/adult life heroes: Mr. Brendan Kelly of the Falcon/Lawrence Arms/Slapstick and Wandering Birds. And what a conversation it was... read on to find out more!
Luke Holmes, guitarist for the Canadian (and Pure Noise Records-signed) punk band Like Pacific, hit us up to talk gear. Here's what he had to say about the band, new album and his Fender Jazzmaster!
Eric Perfect, drummer for Philadelphia, PA's rock trio Workhorse III, is also an ink master with his own shop, so, naturally we flipped him our "Tattoo Talk" interview!
Lyra Von Rose fronts Toronto, Canada's Illvsionia and checked in with us to elaborate on the rad artwork of her band's new constellations-themed EP, Vrania, which dropped on November 11th!
In this latest edition of The Pentagram, we were enlightened to some dirty details about The Damn Truth via their drummer, Dave Traina.
In our inaugural "UnCovered" interview, Adelitas Way lead vocalist, Rick DeJesus, hit us up to discuss the concept, creation and symbolism behind the artwork for band's newest single, "Ready For War (Pray For Peace)".
Ben Langford-Biss, guitarist and vocalist of the Fearless Records pop-punk band As It Is, discusses the band's new album Okay, writing and recording, and the theme behind the new record.
Superjoint guitarist Jimmy Bower discusses the band's new album Caught Up in the Gears of Application, writing and recording, some of his favorite songs, and the band's touring plans.
In our inaugural installment of And Justice For Art's latest series "Underground Art", we look at the artwork of six different albums from six different underground metal artists that we found to be particularly EPIC!
We recently connected with Michael Bland, drummer of the classic alternative rock band Soul Asylum, to talk about his drums and drumming technique.
Ahead of their hometown show opening for Guns 'n' Roses, Pure Grain Audio caught up with Ian guitarist for punk rockers Billy Talent to talk about the show and their new album Afraid Of Heights.
In our latest edition of Geared Up, Junior Bruce bassist Thomas Crowther discusses the band's sound on their new A389 Recordings release, Endless Descent, and '90s Russian-made Big Muff distortion pedal.
2016 has been a very interesting year for Metal, both musically and visually. Album covers, in particular, continued to flourish, showing plenty of aesthetic and thematic diversity.
In the latest of our series, we talk to Andrew Schwab, frontman with Orange County hard rockers Project 86 about his ink, painful tattoos and Guy Fawkes.
We recently reached out to Coen Jannsen, keyboard player and pianist for the Nuclear Blast symphonic metal band Epica, to give us the skinny on their collection of coiffures (except his…), the Danish diet, and the color Orange.