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Interview: Asking Alexandria’s Cameron Liddell Discusses His Musical Partnership with Ben Bruce

Interview: Asking Alexandria’s Cameron Liddell Discusses His Musical Partnership with Ben Bruce

By Alison Richter Following a year and a half of touring their sophomore album, Reckless & Relentless, Asking Alexandria are closing the remainder of 2012 with a headline slot on the fourth annual Monster Energy Outbreak Festival. They’ll break for the holidays then begin a set of European dates in the new year. The band […]

Interview: Asking Alexandria’s Ben Bruce Talks Guitars, Cameron Liddell and Solo Album

Interview: Asking Alexandria’s Ben Bruce Talks Guitars, Cameron Liddell and Solo Album

By Alison Richter This month, Asking Alexandra began headlining the fourth annual Monster Energy Outbreak Festival. The dates bring to a close the band’s 2012 tour, finalizing well over a year and a half on the road behind their most recent album and sophomore full-length disc, Reckless and Relentless. Asking Alexandra is Danny Worsnop, vocals; […]

Interview: Anders Manga Creates “Evil Hard Rock” with New Project, Bloody Hammers

Interview: Anders Manga Creates “Evil Hard Rock” with New Project, Bloody Hammers

By Alison Richter Within hours of releasing the self-titled debut album from his new project, Bloody Hammers, singer Anders Manga was offered a record deal. As a career independent artist, Manga was well established and successful on his own terms but decided to take the plunge with SoulSeller, determining that they were the right company […]

Interview: Vocalist Kelley Jean of Tight Talks Musical Roots and More

Interview: Vocalist Kelley Jean of Tight Talks Musical Roots and More

By Alison Richter As the newest member of rock band Tight, singer/songwriter Kelley Jean also faces the greatest challenge: replacing the group’s original lead vocalist, Monica Mayhem. Tight is a four-piece managed by Bree Olson and consisting of guitarist Layla Labelle, bassist Tuesday Cross, drummer Alicia Andrews and, initially, Monica Mayhem as frontwoman. The women […]

Interview: Guitarist Clint Lowery Discusses Sevendust, Dark New Day, Influences and More

Interview: Guitarist Clint Lowery Discusses Sevendust, Dark New Day, Influences and More

By Alison Richter When he’s not touring or recording with Sevendust — who are in the studio working on the follow-up to 2010’s Cold Day Memory — guitarist Clint Lowery stays busy with several other projects, including Call Me No One, HDMS and, earlier this year, the long-awaited reunion of Dark New Day. DND, which […]

Interview: Guitarist Alex Re Discusses Past, Present and Future of Counterparts

Interview: Guitarist Alex Re Discusses Past, Present and Future of Counterparts

By Alison Richter Prior to joining Counterparts — vocalist Brendan Murphy, guitarist Jesse Doreen, bassist Eric Bazinet, drummer Ryan Juntilla — guitarist Alex Re gigged on the local circuit in Ontario, Canada, but felt musically unfulfilled. “I wanted something I could do more than every weekend,” he says. “I got the opportunity to join these […]