Trespassing with Trivium – Paolo Gregoletto at Trespass America Festival

After a year of touring, Trivium are still making tremendous waves in the music world. This summer, the band toured on the Trespass America Festival. I caught up with bassist Paolo Gregoletto towards the end of the run to talk about the tour and the band’s upcoming plans. “The tours’ been excellent,” … Continue reading

Pursuing Honor with Hiran Deraniyagala of Battlecross at Trespass America Festival

I’m always in the pursuit of a good interview, and I got another one at Trespass America Festival when I sat down with guitarist  of Battlecross. When I asked Hiran about playing on a major touring festival, he responded, “It’s been an awesome experience for us, we’re just totally stoked to  be apart of … Continue reading

Killswitch Engage Sees ‘No End In Sight’ – Interview with Mike D’Antonio at Trespass America Festival 2012

Metalcore godfathers Killswitch Engage certainly don’t see any end in sight for their career. The appropriately-titled new single, “No End In Sight”,  from their upcoming album couldn’t be more appropriate for the band at this juncture. Back in January, long-time lead vocalist Howard Jones departed from the band. After several auditions, the band brought … Continue reading

Pop Evil Wages War at Trespass America Festival 2012

“The tour has been amazing,” Kakaty stated. “It’s been a great marriage between metal and rock. I think the more that we see rock bands and metal bands team up, hopefully it will create more opportunity for both of us.” Leigh and I talked more about the tour’s diverse lineup, and how … Continue reading

Five Finger Death Punch Bring Moshing Mayhem to Rock On The Range 2012

Five Finger Death Punch Bring Moshing Mayhem to Rock On The Range 2012      Shortly before Five Finger Death Punch took the main stage on Saturday at Rock On The Range, the band was told by promoters that security had been doubled for their set. Jeremy Spencer and company … Continue reading

Making Waves on The Range with Matt Heafy of Trivium

Making Waves on The Range with Matt Heafy of Trivium      Trivium began making Waves early on Sunday morning at Rock On The Range 2012. Head-banging out the hangovers, Trivium unleashed an assault of pure thrash and death metal on all Rangers present. Later on that day, I sat … Continue reading