Interviews

Interview: Gin Blossoms Still Blooming

gin blossoms

Interview by Danny Coleman  “A gin blossom is slang for the capillaries in your nose and face that burst because of excessive drinking.”  “We were a bar band for a long time and we needed something to stick,” says Gin Blossoms guitarist Scott Johnson with a laugh as he explained how the band got their name. A “Gin Blossom” is actually caused by Rhinophyma/Rosacea and results in the enlargement and reddening of one’s ... Read More »

Greta Van Fleet Transitioning Into a Major Player on an International Tour

greta van fleet

Interview by Danny Coleman  “It was definitely always a dream, it’s a lot of people’s dreams. I wish I had more of a memory of it because it’s always interesting to see, I mean, it’s happening now for sure. When you slow down and take time to write down things and save some of the memories, maybe take pictures or videos; ... Read More »

Shlomo Franklin Dishes at Salt in Stanhope, NJ

Shlomo Franklin

Interview by Danny Coleman  “It’s my parents fault; it’s a biblical name. People don’t know how to spell it, everybody adds a, “C” to the beginning and it’s just, “Sh.” I’m going to put up a billboard one day; although I don’t care that much so maybe I won’t put up a billboard (Laughs),” says singer/songwriter Shlomo Franklin as he discussed his show ... Read More »

Music is an Art for Annie Haslam and Renaissance

Annie Haslam

Interview by Danny Coleman  “I’m 71 this year; can you believe it? I take care of myself; I never abused my voice with drugs and things. The last tour tired me out a little bit because I had to do everything myself but with Micheal Dunford gone I have to make it happen.”   As the legendary vocalist and front woman of the progressive ... Read More »

Spin Doctors Chris Barron Releases, “Angels and One Armed Jugglers” and Goes on Tour

Chris Barron

Interview by Danny Coleman  “Funny, there’s a part of me that’s never really quite comfortable unless I have a guitar in my hands. The trick is A. Don’t make any mistakes B. If you make a mistake, cover it or C. Just don’t give a shit if you make a mistake (Laughs). The three are not mutually exclusive and at any given ... Read More »

Granny 4 Barrel is Definitely Not Off Their Rocker

Granny 4 Barrel

Interview by Danny Coleman  “We’re from New York, we’ve got a couple of lads from down state, right in the city and me and the Butcher the guitar player are from upstate New York, Oswego and Utica,” explained, “Granny” of the hard rocking metal/rock band Granny 4 Barrel from a Myrtle Beach, SC parking lot as he discussed their tour, singles, the upcoming show ... Read More »