We Came to Warped Tour – Interview with Dave Stephens of We Came As Romans

One of the reasons I came to Warped Tour was to interview We Came As Romans. Mission accomplished. Backstage at Warped Tour ’13, I got a chance to sit down with vocalist Dave Stephens to talk about the tour, the band’s latest album, and his boat. We talked a lot about the commercial success… Continue reading

Zero Heroes – Hawthorne Heights interview at Warped Tour 2013

Third time’s the charm for Hawthorne Heights, who are on their third Warped Tour this summer. The band is touring in support of their fifth studio album, Zero, which came out back in June. The album’s release could not have come at a more opportune time, with Warped Tour giving the band the ultimate… Continue reading

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