Yes, yes- I’ll be cliche and say Led Zeppelin is one of my favorite bands. And since I’m all about live music and I can’t see Led Zeppelin, I go in search of other means. One of those has been Led Zeppelin 2. When I saw them before, it was such a poignant show/time in […]
You can read my recap of the great Scion Rock Fest on GRAMMY.com! I also did some interviews with Orchid, Red Fang, and Lord Dying, which you can check out below.
Diary of a Madman: 10th Annual MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit & Concert featuring Metallica and Ozzy Osbourne @ Club Nokia, 5/12/14
This was my 4th year attending this event, and it is a surreal, cool one-off show made even better because it is all done to support a great cause. MusiCares is the “safety net” that steps in when one of those elements of the trifecta know as Sex, Drugs, & Rock ‘n’ Roll gets a […]
April 24, 2014 | I spoke with the Shining vocalist about their high energy tour with Dillinger Escape Plan, Trash Talk, and Retox, where Jazz met Metal for him, being labeled as a ‘progressive band’, their Nine Inch Nails connection, and what he’d like to do for fun. Filmed at the Echoplex, Los Angeles.
Read about the show on GRAMMY.com here, and see my Black Carpet interviews, where I asked tons of artists about music eduction, below!
July 21, 2013 | I spoke The Vim Dicta and sound engineers Niko Bolas and Shelly Yakus at Capitol Studios as they were recording on their new EP. This detailed interview gives you insight into the process behind the music as well as captures the excitement of a band on the upward swing of success.
This was my third year covering this event for GRAMMY.com. You can see my piece about the event here. And here are my red carpet interviews: And for more information about MusiCares, go here. Past MusiCares: Dave Gahan Jerry Cantrell
April 16, 2013 | I spoke with Suffocation vocalist Frank “The Tank” Mullen (and a little commentary from Terrance) before their headlining set with Exhumed and Jungle Rot at The Vex. Topics include staying heavy for two decades, corporate branding and metal, the 2nd amendment, and upcoming plans.
April 4, 2013 | I spoke with Havok after their set opening for The Casualties and Goatwhore at The Vex. Topics include their recent video release, their upcoming album, funny and crazy things that have happened at recent shows, and the best part of being in a band today.