American Fangs change things at Carolina Rebellion 2013

American Fangs brought a fresh, new-school vibe to Carolina Rebellion 2013. Mixing catchy hooks with a punk rock vibe, the band certainly added a new element to the festival this year. The band recently released their debut self-titled studio LP. The album’s lead single, “Pomona”, has been making it’s rounds on… Continue reading

Winning the War – Interview with Jeanne Sagan of All That Remains at Carolina Rebellion 2013

All That Remains formed in 2000, and released their debut album, Behind Silence and Solitude, in 2002. The band’s third album, The Fall of Ideals, was released in 2006 via Prosthetic Records and gave the band their first mainstream hit, charting at #75 on the Billboard Top 200 and selling over 13,000 copies… Continue reading

Young Guns rock with the big guns at Carolina Rebellion 2013

UK rockers Young Guns broke out in June 2009 with their debut EP, Mirrors. In August, they toured Europe with Lostprophets. With that momentum, Young Guns recorded and released their debut full-length LP, All Our Kings Are Dead, in 2010 via their own label, Live Forever. The album hit #43 on the UK Albums Chart, and #3… Continue reading

In the Trenches with Davey Grahs of Pop Evil at Carolina Rebellion 2013

Modern hard rockers Pop Evil have been slowly carving themselves a serious niche in their genre over the last 5 years. I remember seeing the band for the first time back in 2009 (I believe) when they opened for Saliva. I knew these guys were going places, and sure enough, they did. This… Continue reading

Relentlessly Rocking – James Cassells of Asking Alexandria at Carolina Rebellion 2013

Over the last 5 years, heavy metal has seen the surge of a new generation of bands. Bands like Avenged Sevenfold, Trivium, Killswitch Engage, Bullet For My Valentine, Machine Head, The Devil Wears Prada, Lamb of God, and of course, Asking Alexandria, are ushering in a whole new era of… Continue reading

Rock ‘n’ Roll Brotherhood – Otherwise at Carolina Rebellion 2013

I’ve been to a lot of shows in my time as a music journalist. Interviewed a lot of bands, took a lot of photos, and traveled all across the country. So far, the best friends I’ve made in this business are my brothers in Otherwise. No matter how busy the day… Continue reading