A VIEW FROM THE HIGH RISE – INTERVIEW WITH ROBERT DeLEO OF STONE TEMPLE PILOTS

It was a rather historic night at the Sands Event Center in Bethlehem, PA on Wednesday, as Stone Temple Pilots returned to touring with a few new tunes and a revamped line-up. Back in May, to everyone’s surprise, Linkin Park‘s Chester Bennington played a set with STP at the 2013 KROQ Weenie Roast in Los… Continue reading

RISING TO THE OCCASION – A CONVERSATION WITH JOHN COOPER OF SKILLET AT MUSIKFEST 2013

In the shadow of the Bethlehem Steel stacks, Musicfest 2013 was in full-swing on Sunday, August 4, and a huge rock show was rolling into the Steel City. Christian hard rock icons Skillet were set to headline, and while We As Human, Decyfer Down, and Thousand Foot Krutch kicked off the evening’s festivities, I got a chance to… Continue reading

The Church of Warped Tour – Interview with Andy Biersack of Black Veil Brides

The Church of The Wild Ones toured across the country this summer, and Black Veil Brides preached the gospel of rock ‘n’ roll to Warped Tour audiences everywhere. The band realized a career milestone this summer, being one of this year’s headliners on the main stage. I got a chance to… Continue reading

ENTER ECHOSMITH – INTERVIEW AT WARPED TOUR 2013

Up-and-coming alt-pop rockers Echosmith have been one of the talks of the town this year on Warped Tour 2013. Like a lot of bands on Warped, Echosmith was only slotted for the first half of the tour. However, due to the overwhelming response to them. The young Los Angeles-based quartet has announced the release of… Continue reading

The Sun is Out on the Summerland Tour – A conversation with Richard Patrick of Filter

Ah, summer. The biggest concert season of the year, and I can’t think of a better way to kick things off than with the Summerland Tour. This year, Everclear, Live, Filter, and Sponge hit the road for a trek that was both feel-good and hard-rockin’. Filter certainly brought the heavy to this tour, and… Continue reading

Building a Filthy Empire – Heaven’s Basement at Carolina Rebellion 2013

One of the highlights of Carolina Rebellion 2013 was certainly the UK’s Heaven’s Basement. In the wake of the release of their debut album, Filthy Empire, the band has brought their furious rock ‘n’ roll show to the States for a ton of touring and festival appearances. Just 2 days before The Rebellion, Heaven’s Basement… Continue reading