Connecting at Carolina Rebellion with Tobin Esperance and Tony Palermo of Papa Roach

I can’t believe it’s been this long, but Southern California rockers Papa Roach closing in on 20 years together as a band. Frontman Jacoby Shaddix has made it a point to tell audiences this at all the band’s recent shows. For a guy who remembers watching the video for their breakout hit “Last… Continue reading

Confessions at Carolina Rebellion with Keith Nelson of Buckcherry

Backstage at the big festivals is always a great place to get the inside scoop from bands. This was the case when I sat down with guitarist Keith Nelson of Buckcherry at Carolina Rebellion 2013. The band touring hard on their new album, Confessions, which debuted at #20 on the Billboard Top 200 back in February… Continue reading

Never Too Loud – A Conversation with Danko Jones

When Danko Jones is around, things can never be too loud. Whether it’s the music of his band, or his spoken word engagements, Danko Jones brings the noise both literally and figuratively. In 2013, Danko Jones is louder than ever. The band recently released their sixth studio album, Rock and Roll… Continue reading