Released on March 18th in the USA, the EP A New Life is the HOT new release from Mother, a fucking rad new alternative hard rock quartet from New York City. Loaded with grooves and wicked, hard-hitting riffs, this album is not one to miss. Recently we manage to catch some time via email with lead guitarist Mike Gowen and bassist Johnny to ask them about some of the key gear used on this release. Read on to find out more!
Winnipeg, MB-based, born, and bred Hardcore/Punk heroes, Comeback Kid, released their rip-roaring new album, Die Knowing, on March 4th via Distort/Victory Records to rave reviews. Featuring twelve new songs including the new single “Should Know Better” (which you can hear below), the band is now in full-on promo mode! Fortunately we managed to secure some time with guitarist Jeremy Hiebert and chat in brief about some of his key gear.
I recently had a moment to chat with guitarist John Cusimano of the hard rock act The Cringe about his favorite piece of gear. The band has been touring the country in support of their latest release, Hiding In Plain Sight, and have shared the stage with the likes of Sevendust, Trapt, and Cowboy Mouth. Here is how the conversation went.
The Monsters of Madness Tour featuring Alice Cooper and Marilyn Manson hit the Gibson Amphitheater in Los Angeles, CA on June 6th, 2013. While I didn’t get to see Manson’s or Cooper’s entire sets, both artists still were giving L.A. an incredible performance.
With the release of their sophomore disc Freedom less than a month away, SpiralArms guitarist and vocalist Tim Narducci sat down with me for a quick chat about his favorite piece of gear. Here is what Narducci had to say about the one tool he uses to get his signature hard rock sound.
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!
I was able to catch up with Mark Aceves, bassist for the San Francisco based rock act Zed, to discuss his favorite piece of gear. The group recently released a new disc, Desperation Blues, and I was interested to find out what Aceves used to achieve his signature sound on the record. Here is what he had to say.
Mike Hatfield, guitarist, pianist, and vocalist for the heavy hitting hard rock act Modern Superstar, recently took a moment out of his busy schedule to speak with me about the gear he uses to obtain his raw, raunchy sound. Mike walked us through his Marshall amp and Gibson Les Paul… here’s how the conversation went.
I recently sat down with guitarist Taylor Richards and bassist Dwayne Crawford of the hard rock band Royal Bliss to discuss the gear they used during the recording of their newest effort, Waiting Out The Storm. The guys chatted in brief about Orange amps and Gibson Les Paul guitars, here’s how the conversation went.
Darren King, guitarist and vocalist for the experimental rock/metal band The Overseer, recently took a moment out of his busy schedule to speak with me about the gear he used when he was in the studio recording the band’s newest release We Search, We Dig. Here’s what Darren had to say and how the conversation went.
Montreal’s hot, new rock band, Endeavors, is currently building their fanbase with their sick, heavy riffs. Providing half the riffs for the band is guitarist Chris Adolph. Check out what Chris has to say about his Gibson Les Paul, what makes it his key piece of gear and see who signed the headstock!