ALL Artist Chats

Ricardo Hoyos plays “Tripp” in the latest Transformers film, Bumblebee. With the movie just-released on Blu-Ray, we spoke with Hoyos about his role in the film and his acting career.
on Apr 19, 2019
We spoke with Jared Miller, guitarist for Morgantown, West Virginia’s punky Southern metal quartet, Worst Kept Secret, about their hometown, their own Brewstel beer, rad new EP III, and tons more.
on Apr 18, 2019
We recently spoke with Godsmack’s Sully Erna about an assortment of topics, including mental health issues, forming The Scars Foundation and the future of his ass-kicking band.
on Apr 17, 2019
We spoke Casandra Carson, lead singer of the hard rock band Paralandra, about their latest record Ascension and experiences touring with major label acts including none other than Swedish guitar great, Yngwie Malmsteen.
on Apr 16, 2019
Ahead of the April 26th release of The Shape of Dub to Come, the fifth album from Dub Trio, bassist Stuart Brooks took some time to chat about their new label, New Damage Records, instrumental material, and collaborations with vocalists King Buzzo and Troy Sanders.
on Apr 11, 2019
Young actor Jason Drucker plays Otis in the latest 21st Century Fox Transformers film Bumblebee. In advance of the digital release of the movie, Drucker spoke with us about his experience working on Bumblebee.
on Apr 05, 2019
In this exclusive clip, London hardcore band Polar weigh up the pros and cons of live streaming. Check out what they had to say here.
on Apr 04, 2019
Within Temptation recently wrapped up a North American tour with In Flames as their openers. During their Toronto stop at Rebel, lead singer Sharon den Adel spoke to us about keeping her children safe on the internet, musical collaborations, and the band’s new album Resist.
on Apr 01, 2019
In this trailer, exclusive to PureGrainAudio, German metalcore band Any Given Day talk about musical influences and collaborations. Check out the full video clip here.
on Mar 29, 2019
The Meat Puppets just released their fifteenth album, Dusty Notes, via Megaforce Records and we spoke with drummer Derrick Bostrom about the recording, his return after a 22-year hiatus, Nirvana, John Frusciante, and their undeniable impact on modern rock.
on Mar 27, 2019
West-London, melodic hardcore five-piece, High Rise, release their new EP, Endeavours, this week but what we really wanted to chat to drummer Jon Pickard about was his collection of crazy tatts!
on Mar 26, 2019
In Flames lead singer Anders Fridén took some time to speak about I, The Mask (Eleven Seven Music and Nuclear Blast), keeping a band together for so long, producer Howard Benson, and drawing inspiration form Slayer.
on Mar 25, 2019
Following the thorny arc of the rise and fall of an important musical movement, as well as explaining how the details and artifacts of the entire Wax Trax! Records history was nearly lost forever, we celebrate the April 16th release of INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT: The Story of Wax Trax! Records with a very in-depth interview with Julia Nash.
on Mar 22, 2019
Slovakian melodic post-hardcore quintet, landless are proud to announce their signing to Famined Records. We conducted an exclusive interview with the band about that, their new EP Moonflower, and new video for “Blooming Mind.”
on Mar 22, 2019
Due April 5th via Hypertension Records, the Steve Albini-produced Passionate and Tragic is the latest addition to the explosive discography from Cocaine Piss, Belgium’s spazzy hardcore punk quartet. Lead screecher, Aurélie spoke with us about crappy word association games, keeping spontaneity alive, and the multi-metaphorical properties of cake.
on Mar 21, 2019
Carlotta Montanari is an exceptional actress, best known for her roles, in American Crime Story, Parenthood and Too Old To Die Young. In this interview, she chats about the Amazon series “Too Old To Die Young,” director Nicolas Winding Refn, and her career.
on Mar 19, 2019
On April 26th, rising UK metallers Deference and Vanity release their split EP Condemned To Repeat but, before that, the pair will be hitting road together at the end of March so we sat down and chatted to both bands about what they're expecting from the tour.
on Mar 19, 2019
With their debut album, Remains released via the loud-friendly folks at Prosthetic Records, Sweden’s newest sludgy, metallic hardcore act, Horndal is making one hell of a racket!
on Mar 18, 2019
Wardehns is a crust punk-infused, sludgy, thrashing, D-beat abusing metal group from the tiny town of Wausau, Wisconsin who recently released their debut album, Now Cometh the Foul. We spoke with the band about the album and their origins.
on Mar 08, 2019
Misery Index is set to release their sixth studio record, Rituals of Power, on March 8th via Season of Mist. We chatted with rhythm guitarist and vocalist Mark Kloeppel about the new album, Extreme Music Group, politics, society, and life as a father.
on Mar 07, 2019

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