Interviews

Shannon Curfman – Firebrand Of The Blues Spreads Her Musical Wings

Shannon Curfman – Firebrand Of The Blues Spreads Her Musical Wings

Posted April 24, 2015 at 12:51 pm | No comments

In April 2001, I was honored to interview gifted blues rock virtuoso, singer, songwriter, guitarist Shannon Curfman. Curfman, at the tender age at the time, of just fifteen years old, had just released her critically acclaimed debut album, “Loud Guitars, Big Suspicions”. Shannon was dazzling fans, critics, and seasoned music artists and veterans of guitar with her scorching maturity, authority, and command at burning up the fretboard while belting out her blues drenched vocals.

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Mark Tremonti – A Guitar Hero for a New Generation

Mark Tremonti – A Guitar Hero for a New Generation

Posted April 20, 2015 at 5:20 am | One comment

Guitarist Mark Tremonti seeks to explore and discover new walls to breakdown in a never-ending quest to master the guitar. As he reaches the horizon of the guitar, he finds a plateau, only to find yet another world of mastery to work toward. It’s the magic of the instrument and the essence of inventiveness and creativity and for the guitarist, an unquenchable thirst.

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Mic Vredenburgh of The Vanity talks about Creating their Upbeat and Anthemic Rock Sound!

Mic Vredenburgh of The Vanity talks about Creating their Upbeat and Anthemic Rock Sound!

Posted April 20, 2015 at 5:00 am | No comments

Emerging Austin-based five-piece band, The Vanity, comes fully loaded with hooks, depth and attitude which is evident on their debut indie EP Strangers. Featuring such strong rock songs with haunting melodies as “River,” “Cowboy Killer,” and “Black & Blue.”

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Murph of The Wombats Talks About Perfecting Glitterbug!

Murph of The Wombats Talks About Perfecting Glitterbug!

Posted April 13, 2015 at 5:35 am | No comments

The Wombats are gearing up for the release of their third CD, Glitterbug, on April 13th. Hailing from the UK the band have scored an unprecedented number of radio hits with their 2011 release, This Modern Glitch, which debuted at #3 in the U.K.. That CD was also the band’s biggest international album in its career.

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Anthony Crawford of Sugarcane Jane: Inspiration is Essential

Anthony Crawford of Sugarcane Jane: Inspiration is Essential

Posted April 7, 2015 at 10:28 am | No comments

Sugarcane Jane, the Alabama Gulf Coast-based duo, will release their new studio album, Dirt Road’s End on April 28th.

Anthony and Savana Lee Crawford purvey what they proudly call “Organic Music at its Finest.” Their brand of Americana draws from a deep well of roots influences, interwoven with inflections of gospel, country, jazz, and rock.

Posted in: Indie Rock Interviews, Interviews, Singer Songwriter Interviews, Uncategorized

Nigel Harrison discusses finding The Key To The Universe with Michael Des Barres!

Nigel Harrison discusses finding The Key To The Universe with Michael Des Barres!

Posted March 20, 2015 at 2:20 pm | No comments

Michael Des Barres the British singer, songwriter, musician, and actor will be releasing a new full-length CD entitled; The Key To The Universe this April 7th on FOD Records. The album is a return to down and dirty rock music with heavy guitars and unflinching lyrics about living life to the fullest.

Posted in: '80s Rock, Interviews, Rock Interviews, Singer Songwriter Interviews

Eddie Trunk – That Metal Show is Fueled by my Passion and Love of Music!

Eddie Trunk – That Metal Show is Fueled by my Passion and Love of Music!

Posted March 20, 2015 at 10:22 am | One comment

As That Metal Show celebrates its 14th season on VH1 Classics, co-host Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson, and Jim Florentine continue to fly the flag for hard rock and heavy metal. As the show grows in popularly, it flourishes and evolves with each new season.

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Gary Rossington Celebrating Lynyrd Skynyrd Thirty Years Strong

Gary Rossington Celebrating Lynyrd Skynyrd Thirty Years Strong

Posted March 18, 2015 at 1:52 pm | One comment

In May 2003, I was honored to interview Lynyrd Skynyrd’s legendary Gary Rossington. At the time, Gary was celebrating Lynyrd Skynyrd’s 30th Anniversary which included the release at the time of a new Lynyrd Skynyrd Boxed Set, ® Epiphone Guitars Official 30th Anniversary Lynyrd Skynyrd Les Paul Standard Gold Top

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Michael Sweet of Sweet & Lynch –Building the Perfect CD with No Filler!

Michael Sweet of Sweet & Lynch –Building the Perfect CD with No Filler!

Posted February 24, 2015 at 6:21 pm | 4 comments

Iconic vocalist and guitarist Michael Sweet of Stryper and guitar hero George Lynch of Lynch Mob and Dokken have joined forces to form the new supergroup Sweet & Lynch. Joining them on bass are James Lomenzo and Brian Tichy on drums.

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Michael Schenker on Spirit on a Mission CD – Adding color to life

Michael Schenker on Spirit on a Mission CD – Adding color to life

Posted February 17, 2015 at 4:20 pm | No comments

Few rock guitarists have an impressive resume like Michael Schenker – from UFO, to the Scorpions, to the Michael Schenker Group; he has influence generations of guitarists.

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