Winning the War – Interview with Jeanne Sagan of All That Remains at Carolina Rebellion 2013

All That Remains formed in 2000, and released their debut album, Behind Silence and Solitude, in 2002. The band’s third album, The Fall of Ideals, was released in 2006 via Prosthetic Records and gave the band their first mainstream hit, charting at #75 on the Billboard Top 200 and selling over 13,000 copies… 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

Sevendust black out the Rebellion – Interview with drummer Morgan Rose

“Our setlist is so heavy. I hope this rain holds out, ’cause we’re gonna torch this place.” As Sevendust drummer Morgan Rose and I shared a quick handshake before our interview backstage at Carolina Rebellion, that’s what he said to me about the band’s upcoming set that day. Sevendust were already here to save the day,… 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