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.
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.
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.
We chatted with guitarist Tim Kazer of Taunton, UK's atmospheric doom/sludge metal quartet, Sail, to understand the sound on their upcoming album, Slumbersong, due March 10th via Hibernacula Records.
We chatted with Ian Blurton, guitarist/vocalist with Toronto, Canada rockers, Public Animal, about his 1965 Left-Handed Gibson SG Junior and why he loves/uses it so much.
Canada's progressive metal/rock quartet, Slyde, released their 4-track Back Again
EP on February 17th (purchase a copy
and we caught up with keyboardist Sarah Westbrook to chat about gear.
Touring in support of their fifth album, Nosebleed Weekend
, which dropped on April 15th via Suicide Squeeze Records (buy here
), we talked gear with Stephanie Luke, drummer, vocalist and co-writer for Atlanta, GA's The Coathangers!
Vermilion Whiskey will drop their new album, Spirit of Tradition, on February 17, 2017 via 10 South Productions, so we talked Orange OR100 gear with guitarist Carl Stevens and premiered the song "Road King"!
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!
We recently connected with Michael Bland, drummer of the classic alternative rock band Soul Asylum, to talk about his drums and drumming technique.
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.
Los Angeles, CA-based hard rock group, 3 By Design, are currently promoting their most recent release, the 5-track EP, Enemy, and today we're premiering their music video for the song "Man At The Wheel"!
If you're Canadian, over 30, and into heavy metal, then you've probably heard of Piledriver, or maybe, The Exalted Piledriver! Thankfully for us all, we snagged some interview time with frontman Gord Kirchin and talked about gear.
Guitarist John "Skricci" Ricci, of the unstoppable Canadian metal force that is Exciter, answered for us some gear-related interview questions around their recent performance at Calgary Metalfest 2016.
Heavy Metal Producer Joey Sturgis took some time out to tells us about his career in audio recording.
Forty Winters vocalist Xavier Vicuna took time out of his busy schedule to share details about his Shure SM58S (on/off switch) microphone.
A double whammy of Bong Mountain! Check out the exclusive stream of their track "Shit Talk Brigade" as well as an interview about guitarist Alex Wolf's gear!
Darker and moodier than before, we spoke with guitarist and bassist Dan Briggs about the gear he used for the new ORBS album, Past Life Regression.
Allfather's guitarist, Alan Cordner, recently spoke with us about both his gear and the band's sound on their new sludge-infused hardcore album, Bless the Earth with Fire.