interview by Michael McCarthy A year ago I caught Enuff Z’Nuff live and interviewed Chip Z’Nuff. The band was opening for Tracii Guns’ L.A. Guns, but Chip had me interview him outside in his van while they were onstage. When I went back into the venue after Tracii’s band was playing and I...Read more
Category Archives: Rock
interview by Michael McCarthy “Can you take the weight of my world,” asks Chis Jericho during the fourth track on Fozzy’s killer new album Judas, “Weight of My World.” If you’re 99% of people, the answer to that question is a definite no. I mean, who among us could handle everything Chris does?...Read more
interview by Michael McCarthy These days, you could probably name a dozen acts that consist simply of two members, many simply featuring one member who plays bass and one member who plays drums. Royal Blood is an exceptional one that immediately comes to mind. In the case of Death From Above, formerly known...Read more
interview by Michael McCarthy Doug Aldrich is what they call a musician’s musician. A serious guitar player who’s well-regarded by his peers and highly sought after. If you look at his discography on Wiki, you’ll discover that he’s played on 36 albums so far. I’ve been following his career since the very beginning...Read more
Revolution Saints is another project that comes courtesy of Serafino Perugino, who wanted to highlight acclaimed drummer Deen Castronovo's vocals. Deen has been in such bands as Journey and Bad English in the past, but always as a drummer. Thankfully, Serafino knew he could sing and put him...Read more
If your favorite rock bands have bummed you out recently because their new albums aren't very good then you're in luck here. Death From Above 1979 has just released their fantastic new album OUTRAGE! Is Now and it's all killer, no filler....Read more
interview by Michael McCarthy The following interview with Forever Starts Today’s lead vocalist Christina Murphy and guitarist Troy Hirschhorn was conducted on August 25th, 2017, a noteworthy date because it happens to be the same day that their colorful, debut album Always Hope was released. If you’re a fan of vibrant, female-fronted power...Read more
I'm normally not a big fan of prog, but I checked out Sons of Apollo's just released single, "Signs of The Time" because Billy Sheehan of Mr. Big is the bassist and he's one of the best on the planet. Plus, the rest of the line up is...Read more
interview by Michael McCarthy So far, the first and only time I’ve seen Quiet Riot live was in ’93 or ’94 when they were promoting the album Terrified, a record I’d still recommend to fans of the band’s early albums. The show was at an underground club – literally, it was a small...Read more
I'm only labeling this new Garbage video as a red hot video instead of a song of the day because "No Horses" already was a song of the day when they debuted the audio a week or so ago. Anyway, this is the apocalypse as seen by Garbage...
interview by Michael McCarthy Today we have the second and final part of my in-depth interview with Eric Martin, the amazing frontman of Mr. Big. It’s my hope that it will get you excited to hear their new album, which is released today on July 21st, 2017 via Frontiers Records! Even if the only...Read more
"This is the apocalypse," sings Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson as their new single "No Horses" comes to its chilling conclusion. It starts off sounding like it's going to be a synth pop song, albeit a dark one, with Shirley singing, "They'll love you, ...Read more
I loved Suzanne Santo in honeyhoney. I listened to their First Rodeo album on heavy rotation when it came out and still play it from time to time. And if her new single "Ghost in My Bed" is any indication her next album will be just as amazing....
interview by Michael McCarthy Today we have an interview with a brilliant lyricist and a true rock star, Edward Rogers, originally from Birmingham, UK, but who immigrated to the United States when he was 12. If you’ve never heard of him, that’s all the more reason to read this interview and get to...Read more