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

SITTING DOWN WITH THE OUTLAW GENTLEMAN – MICHAEL POULSEN OF VOLBEAT

Since their inception in 2005, Volbeat have remained a rare breed of heavy rock music. Their crazy combination of rock ‘n’ roll, country, rockabilly, punk, and metal, they’ve carved themselves a unique niche in a genre that can be very vanilla and watered down at times. Combining jackhammer guitar riffs,… Continue reading

ENTER THE TEMPLE OF ROCK WITH MICHAEL SCHENKER (SCORPIONS, UFO)

 This week, I caught up with guitar virtuoso Michael Schenker on his U.S. Tour. Schenker is a legendary guitarist, considered to be ahead of his time and very influential. At the age of 17, he joined his brother Rudolf in heavy metal monsters Scorpions. In 1973, the Scorpions toured in support of UFO. Schenker was offered the lead guitar spot… Continue reading