TAKING IN THE SOUTHERN AIR WITH SEAN MACKIN OF YELLOWCARD

A little while back, I got a chance to sit down with Sean Mackin of Yellowcard backstage at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia, PA. The band was on their Southern Air Tour, and they have a lot going on right now, to say the least. Back in August 2012, the band released their eighth … Continue reading

UTILIZING VULNERABILITY – A CONVERSATION WITH BERT MCCRACKEN OF THE USED

     It was a huge day in Philadelphia, PA last Thursday. One of the biggest bands in the world, The Used, were in town for an exclusive in-store signing and acoustic performance. Just a week earlier, The Used released their much-anticipated 5th studio album, Vulnerable. It’s the band’s first release on their own label, Anger Music Group, in conjunction with Hopeless Records. Merely two hours … Continue reading

SHORT SONGS AND LONG STORIES – A CONVERSATION WITH SHANE TOLD OF SILVERSTEIN

        Silverstein just wrapped up a huge US Tour run with contemporaries and friends August Burns Red. The band is touring in support of their 2 most recent records, Rescue, a full-length LP that came out in 2011, and their newest record, Short Songs, came out back in February (both on Hopeless Records). Short Songs is a … Continue reading