I recently had the opportunity to speak with Chris “# 2” Barker of the Pennsylvania based rock act, White Wives. The bands newest release, Happeners is a blend of rock ‘n’ roll, indie rock and punk and it was inspired by the mid-60s Provo movement, a counterculture movement that used nonviolence and absurd humor to provoke violent reactions from the police. Here is what Barker had to say about the band.
The Wonder Years just celebrated their sixth anniversary as a band and in that time have already released three studio records and several EPs and split EPs with other artists. The group released its third record Suburbia I’ve Given You All And Now I’m Nothing in June to much critical and commercial success and are also one of the biggest featured bands on this summer’s edition of the Van’s Warped Tour.
I recently had the opportunity to speak with the guitarist for alt-rock band Not Tonight Josephine, Jake Moore, about their debut full-length release All On The Horizon. Taking their name from a quote by Napoleon, these guys have created a disc that is packed full of big, swirling melodies combined with deeply personal, introspective lyrics that resonate long after the songs are over.
Die Pretty are a pop-punk band from New York that are ready to take over the world with their catchy tunes. I recently got the chance to ask vocalist and bassist Sarah Orloff a few questions about their history and her acting job in their music video “Medicated Nation”. Here’s how the conversation went.
Lindz Riot, lead vocalist of the Canadian rock band Mary And The Black Lamb, gave me some time to pick her brain about her band and their two releases As The City Sleeps and Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing. She also told me about some future plans for the remainder of 2010. To date the band has shared the stage with Alannah Myles, Bury The Bully, Odium, Johnny Hollow, Frankie Whyte, The Dead Idols and…