Interviews

Interview: 10,000 Maniacs Revitalized and Road Ready

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Interview by Danny Coleman “Yeah I am, yes I am in the band. I’ve been in this band for so long in one capacity or another that when I left or leave it’s like a hiatus,” said a laughing Mary Ramsey of the recently revitalized 10,000 Maniacs. “I’ve been with the band as a background singer, fiddle player and once Natalie left Lombardo and I decided ... Read More »

A “Fallen Angel” No More, Punky Meadows is Back and Better Than Ever

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Interview by Danny Coleman “The Music,” says lead vocalist Chandler Mogel, “The Music is Great! It’s a very classic sound, it sounds like ’70’s classic rock and Angel meets Bad Co. It’s kind of eclectic but it ties together so well. Punky said to me once that he wanted a sound kind of like David Cassidy and I’m like, I don’t know who that is (laughs)!”  Despite the aforementioned generation ... Read More »

Interview: The Ann Wilson of Heart Tour Kicks Off March 8

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Interview by Danny Coleman “Expect the unexpected,” she said with a slight laugh. “Yeah that sums it up. I’ve never done a show like this; expect to be given something that’s new, old, wide awake. There will be my songs, cover songs that have special meaning to me, Heart songs and more; it’s definitely a production,” says legendary siren Ann ... Read More »

Interview: The Man Behind Dragonland Music Festival

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Interview by Scott Murphy February 24, 2017 – Hong Kong  This weekend, the debut three day Dragonland Music Festival takes place outdoors in the heart of Hong Kong’s Central district. It’s billed as the first time EDM is meeting pop, but it’s more than that. Now that the pioneering music extravaganza Clockenflap is 10 years old this year, it also shows that ... Read More »

KXM is “Scatterbrain” Over Their New Release

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Interview by Danny Coleman “It’s a lot different,” says KXM drummer Ray Luzier when asked about the differences and/or similarities between KXM and his “other” band KoRn. “It’s a lot different style and with all of the experience that the three of us have; well, there’s nothing preconceived. We just all put our ideas together and go from there.” The ... Read More »

Steve Hackett Survives The “Wind and Wuthering” and Brings Us “The Night Siren”

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Interview by Danny Coleman “I think it’s in our similarities that we celebrate our differences,” explains former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett as he discussed his upcoming February 17 show at the Victoria Theater inside the NJPAC in Newark, NJ and his latest CD, “The Night Siren.” Fresh off of the success of his last effort, “Wolflight” and the “Acolyte to Wolf Light” tour, Hackett has continued his assault on progressive rock fans with a new CD on the ... Read More »