RENAISSANCE MAN – A CONVERSATION WITH SULLY ERNA OF GODSMACK

For nearly 20 years, Godsmack have been a relentless rock ‘n’ roll force in music. Much of their success and endurance is credited to frontman Sully Erna. The multi-instumentalist is a powerful songwriter with an intense stage presence, and he’s certainly become one of the great frontmen of his generation alongside the likes of Corey … Continue reading

ALL IN – A CONVERSATION WITH SIMON MITCHELL OF YOUNG GUNS

One of the fastest rising stars in alternative rock today is undoubtedly the UK’s Young Guns. After a very successful start to their career with the LP Bones, Young Guns toured relentlessly with the likes of Bullet For My Valentine, Halestorm, Yellowcard, All Time Low, and more. They made a serious impact … Continue reading

An Invitation To The Hunting Party – Linkin Park Talk New Album, Carnivores Tour

On August 8, Linkin Park will kick off a monumental late-summer tour with Thirty Seconds to Mars and special guests AFI. While the band is making their final preparations to hit the road in support of their new album The Hunting Party, The Rock Revival got on the phone with vocalist Chester Bennington and … Continue reading

A LITTLE CLOSER TO CAGE THE ELEPHANT – A CONVERSATION WITH BRAD SHULTZ

In the massive melting pot of alternative rock, Cage The Elephant are one of the stars shining brightest. With their eccentric creativity in the studio and their live shows that border on sheer madness, the band is reaching new heights in their career. Yesterday, the band was one of the highlight acts … Continue reading

ONE FOR THE MONEY – A CONVERSATION WITH CRAIG MABBITT OF ESCAPE THE FATE

This one’s for the money. I recently  had the chance to sit down with Escape The Fate front man Craig Mabbitt at the Philadelphia stop of the band’s groundbreaking co-headlining tour with Falling In Reverse. The Bury The Hatchet Tour could not be named more appropriately. Escape The Fate and Falling In Reverse have … Continue reading

CALIFORNIA HEAVY – A CONVERSATION WITH TONY CASTANEDA OF KYNG

When In This Moment decided to embark on their Hellpop Tour this fall, they brought along an eclectic mix of heavy music. The four-band festival included In This Moment, gothic metalcore giants Motionless In White, sludgy death-metallers All Hail The Yeti, and, of course, Kyng. The self-proclaimed “California heavy” outfit … Continue reading