Sum 41’s frontman Deryck Whibley discusses the band’s new Hopeless Records album Order In Decline, his guitar influences, creating organically, and upcoming plans.
The concert performances included are top-notch and showcase everyone in fine-form. Truly a must-watch for anyone interested in rock guitar.
The Chicago-based hard rock quartet, A.D.D., recently released Core, arguably their best work to date. Guitarist Dave Adams told us about his fave piece of gear!
Dean Landry, guitarist for the New York-based hardcore/progressive metal band Tiger Flowers, spoke to me about the 1958 Gibson Les Paul Junior guitar that he uses to achieve his unique tone.
Abstracter are getting ready to unleash their new album February 10, 2015. We wanted to learn about Wound Empire‘s dark sound and as such talked gear with guitarist Robin Kahn.
With some gnarly photos thanks to Luke Mouradian, we managed to chat with Enabler vocalist and guitarist, Jeffrey Lohrber, about not only the band’s latest album, La Fin Absolue Du Monde (released May 27, 2014), and show off what gear he holds dear! Melding metal, hardcore, punk, and crust, this Ohio-based 3-piece is loud as hell and ready to rip ya a new one!
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.
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.
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.
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!