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NEWS: THE MISFITS ARE REUNITING!

More unexpected than Axl, Slash and Duff reuniting in Guns ‘N’ Roses, the original MISFITS lineup members Glenn Danzig (vocals), Jerry Only (bass) and Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein (guitars) will reunite for first time since 1983 to headline this year’s Riot Fest. Riot Fest will take place in Denver (September 2-4) and Chicago (September 16-18).  No word...
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KILLER ROCK: Vega – “White Flag”


Vega, Vega, Vega -- how do I begin to describe you? You're a unique one, you, what with your mix of hard rock, classic rock, melodic rock, modern rock and hair metal. It's as though you're trying to appeal to every sort of rock audience all...
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An Exclusive Interview with David Reece of Bonfire

interview by Michael McCarthy Currently, the lead singer of the famous German heavy metal/melodic rock band Bonfire, David Reece is no stranger to the scene. He first shot to fame in 1989 when he replaced Udo Dirkschneider as the lead singer of another German metal band, Accept. He was only with Accept for...
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KILLER AUDIO: GARBAGE: “EMPTY”


Amazing, amazing, amazing. Yes, Garbage's new single, "Empty," is so amazing that it deserves it being said three times. Well, OK, I've just used it four times. Do I need to say it again? Seriously though, Garbage's pop sensibilities remain in tact as do...
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#songoftheday = INGLORIOUS: “HOLY WATER”


Today Inglorious have released their new video for "Holy Water," a swampy blues track from their self-titled debut released back in February via Frontiers Music. (Read our interview with frontman Nathan James here: http://www.loveispop.com/interviews/an-exclusive-interview-with-nathan-james-of-inglorious/) It's the sort of wicked song you used to have to go...
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An Exclusive Interview with Lou Doillon

interview by Michael McCarthy Although my readers in the States might not be familiar with her, Lou Doillon is a household name in France and has been practically since she was born, being the daughter of Jane Birkin, who’s famous as an actress, solo artist and longtime collaborator with Serge Gainsbourg. Meanwhile, her...
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An Exclusive Interview with Swan of BlackRain

interview by Michael McCarthy all photos by Dean Karr One of the perks of doing Love is Pop is that I sometimes come to hear awesome artists that I never would have found on my own. Here’s the story of how I came to know and love the French rock band BlackRain, who...
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