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‘Second Coming’: Stryper’s Michael Sweet Discusses New Albums, Autobiography and Tour

‘Second Coming’: Stryper’s Michael Sweet Discusses New Albums, Autobiography and Tour

By James Wood Michael Sweet may just be the busiest guy on the planet. For this year alone, the Stryper frontman has plans for no fewer than three albums, two tours and an autobiography. The revival officially begins March 26, when Stryper release the appropriately titled Second Coming, a 16-song collection of classic Stryper re-recordings […]

Interview: Sevendust’s John Connolly and Clint Lowery Talk ‘Black Out The Sun’

Interview: Sevendust’s John Connolly and Clint Lowery Talk ‘Black Out The Sun’

Sevendust’s ninth studio album, Black Out The Sun, is a much grittier, darker release.

Interview: George Lynch Discusses T&N and Their New Album, ‘Slave to the Empire’

Interview: George Lynch Discusses T&N and Their New Album, ‘Slave to the Empire’

After tracking songs for what was once to become a new Lynch Mob album, drummer Brian Tichy proposed the idea of bringing together George Lynch, Jeff Pilson and Mick Brown (the “Big Three” of Dokken) for a project similar to what Heaven & Hell was to Black Sabbath. The result is T&N, and a new album, Slave to the Empire.

Interview: In This Moment’s Chris Howorth Discusses New Album, ‘Blood’

Interview: In This Moment’s Chris Howorth Discusses New Album, ‘Blood’

By James Wood Late last year, In This Moment guitarist Chris Howorth and vocalist Maria Brink received news that original members Blake Bunzel and Jeff Fabb were leaving the group in order to join American Idol alum James Durbin’s touring band. As a one-two punch, the duo also was informed that the band was being […]

Bangles Guitarist Vicki Peterson Discusses the Band’s Roots and Beginnings

Bangles Guitarist Vicki Peterson Discusses the Band’s Roots and Beginnings

By James Wood Bangles’ guitarist Vicki Peterson is no stranger to royalty. The stunning beauty has rubbed elbows and played alongside some of the giants of rock and pop over the course of her career. Her tasty guitar work, soulful vocals and songwriting prowess continues to be an inspiration to male and female musicians. The […]