Other than lines such as “All I wanted was to be warm and noticed”, The Rogue To Nowhere contains little about Jason’s music; this is all about the drugs, girls and addiction. A stand-out memoir from a musician who has spent much of his career in the background.
When Bowling For Soup recently hit the Gramercy Theater, we sat down with bassist Erik Chandler to discuss pranks, side projects, and the Powerpuff Girls.
Montreal’s The Great Russian Empire has released “If Tomorrow Ever Comes,” another track off their new record Low Ends.
Watch the hell out ’cause Montreal, Québec’s bass-heavy trio The Great Russian Empire are back and screaming their latest war cry “Blood Everywhere”!
We spoke with Chris Brauer, bassist for the Berlin, Germany-based Punk Rock quintet Smile And Burn, about his Dunlop MXR M80 Bass d.i.+ pedal.
Cynosure extensively talks about his origins and creative process, plus what it means to be an artist that puts his heart and soul into each of his one-of-a-kind instruments.
In order to learn more about Tampa, FL’s up-and-coming edgy rock quartet Airsickness, we spoke with brothers Owen Jago (vox, guitar) and Casey Jago (bass).
Released via Agonia Records on April 15, 2014, the 9-song skull-smasher of a disc entitled Sovereigns, is the latest and greatest from Brussels, Belgium-based black metal band, Enthroned. Loaded with jarring moments, we decided to toss some gear questions at bassist Phorgath who in turn hooked up some cool responses in order to help us all better understand the sound behind Sovereigns. Check it out.
Pedro “Perico” Arguello plays bass (and handles backing vocals) for the Latin American rock quartet, Prime Ministers. The band formed in 2007 and since its inception has been slowly wowing audiences and critics alike with their brand of catchy, modern rock. Enter 2014 and the group are set to break out unlike they’ve ever done before, thanks in large to their hot new single “Take It Back”. The track comes from their sophomore full-length album, NOW, which is due out this Spring. Check out this gear review wherein Arguello talks about his 63 Precision Bass guitar.
Featuring members of the experimental metal band Fallstaf, The Great Russian Empire/The White Army is a new group from Montreal, Quebec that features a double bass approach and is today premiering it’s debut single entitled “Pig’s Blood”.
Rockers Lynam have recently released their first studio album since 2009 called Halfway To Hell. Bassist Mark Dzier, who has recently rejoined the band, took some time to tell us about the key gear he uses. The band also recently released their first music video since 2006 with the single “Cold” – check the interview and video below.
The New York-based hardcore act Pro-Pain have just completed work on their latest offering The Final Revolution and I was able to sit down and chat with frontman and bassist Gary Meskil about his favorite piece of gear. Here is how the conversation regarding his Musicman Stingray 5 Bass Guitar went.
I recently had the chance to speak with brothers Adrian and Tony Perry of the rock and roll band Deadboots. That last name might sound familiar… and it should because their dad, Joe Perry, is the guitarist for legendary rock band Aerosmith. Even though the Perry’s might have rock royalty in their blood, the brothers’ brand of gritty, blues-oriented rock and roll stands on its own. Here is how the conversation went with the Perry brothers.
Bassist Trevi Biles of the dark metal band, Venomous Maximus, took some time out of his busy schedule to speak with me about his favorite piece of gear. The band recently released their newest offering, Beg Upon The Light, and are currently on the road in support thereof. Here is what Biles had to say!