Gordie Johnson talks ‘Eternity Now’, being a musician during COVID, Gary Lowe, and more

Gordie Johnson of Big Sugar Most of the world is having to change the way that they do things right now. For a lot of us that means a complete shift into an online world, musicians included. We got on the phone with Gordie Johnson from Big Sugar to talk about their new album, 'Eternity … Continue reading Gordie Johnson talks ‘Eternity Now’, being a musician during COVID, Gary Lowe, and more

Harley Flanagan talks Cro-Mags and Hardcore, coping with PTSD, Between Wars, and more

Some of the best writing comes from a place of pain and suffering. Emotion is what shapes and inspires deep literature and songwriting, and Harley Flanagan has overcome a lot more adversity, turmoil, and just pure craziness than many people do in a lifetime. That shines through in much of his work, including but not … Continue reading Harley Flanagan talks Cro-Mags and Hardcore, coping with PTSD, Between Wars, and more

Andrew Neufeld of Sights & Sounds, talks No Virtue, touring with Comeback Kid while making the record, being arrested while touring, and more

Musicians are no strangers to juggling multiple projects at once and Andrew Neufeld got a big taste of what that’s like while he was recording No Virtue with his ‘boys club’, Sights & Sounds. No Virtue was self-released last month, the first full-length album that the band has worked on in over half a decade. … Continue reading Andrew Neufeld of Sights & Sounds, talks No Virtue, touring with Comeback Kid while making the record, being arrested while touring, and more

Julien Baker Talks Sled Island 2019, Boygenius, & Growing Up in Memphis

Julien Baker On the heels of her triumphant Matador Records debut Turn Out the Lights and the critically acclaimed EP as one-third of boygenius (not to mention recent team-ups with Matt Berninger, The National, and Jack Antonoff), Julien Baker has been on a creative hot streak as of late. Baker is an astoundingly powerful voice in modern music, and it’s that voice that … Continue reading Julien Baker Talks Sled Island 2019, Boygenius, & Growing Up in Memphis

Billy Martin of Good Charlotte Talks “Generation Rx”, Lil Peep, & the Opioid Crisis

The millennial generation has seen tragedy in many ways, but the opioid crisis has become the biggest catalyst in inducing tragic events that it has seen so far. Through their nearly two-decade-long career, Good Charlotte has focused on depression, suicide, mental health, and many more heavy topics in their music. Their latest album, however...

Red Fang Talks “Only Ghosts”, Portland Music Scene, and Tour Fitness

Photo: James Rexroad Melding together the sounds of hard rock, punk, blues-infused metal, doom, and more, Red Fang knows no bounds when it comes to putting out hard-hitting music. The band will be playing Heavy Montreal this year on July 28th, in the midst of their Only Ghosts spring/summer tour. They’ll be sharing the stage with heavy … Continue reading Red Fang Talks “Only Ghosts”, Portland Music Scene, and Tour Fitness

DAVE PORTER TALKS “THE DISASTER ARTIST,” WORKING WITH JAMES FRANCO, & DEALING WITH CREATIVE BLOCK

The Disaster Artist composer Dave Porter With The Disaster Artist, James Franco transforms the tragicomic true-story of aspiring filmmaker and infamous Hollywood outsider Tommy Wiseau — an artist whose passion was as sincere as his methods were questionable — into a celebration of friendship, artistic expression, and dreams pursued against insurmountable odds. Based on Greg Sestero’s best-selling … Continue reading DAVE PORTER TALKS “THE DISASTER ARTIST,” WORKING WITH JAMES FRANCO, & DEALING WITH CREATIVE BLOCK

WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS FOR THRICE – A CONVERSATION WITH RILEY BRECKENRIDGE

After a four-year hiatus, Thrice has started making waves again with their latest album, To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere. For a band that has always sworn to be loyal to each other, they’re still humble enough to be amazed that their fans have stayed as loyal as they have. In support of their … Continue reading WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS FOR THRICE – A CONVERSATION WITH RILEY BRECKENRIDGE