Pale People are a 3 piece rock/progressive punk band. A balding neurotic, a disabled music-school dropout, and a diabetic martial artist; this band combine vocals, piano, bass and percussion to create music with something important to say. We talked about Taco Bell, the origins of their band name and the motivation behind their music.
Different Light are a prog rock band from Prague, CZ. Their most recent album was released in Febuary of last year, but the band itself first formed in 1994 in Malta. I spoke to founding member Trevor Tabone about the origins of the band, dream collaborations and tour plans.
Threatpoint is a groove metal band based in Pennsylvania. The four piece band formed in early 2012, now they have three full length albums and have played hundred of shows across the US. Threatpoint talked about coming together, their love of music and the difficulties in live performances.
Tarah Who? is a three piece band that delivers raw, authentic and loud rock. The band consists of multi-instrumentalist Tarah G. Carpenter (vocals, guitar), Shaina Mikee Keiths (drums) and Matt Peltcher (Bass, B/G vocals). The LA-based trio deliver rock songs that bring together the best from all genres of rock, creating a truly enjoyable and energetic atmosphere. Tarah and Matt spoke to me about the band name, their goals and the most difficult song to play live.
Divided We Stand are a five piece band from Knoxville, Tennessee. Their dynamic blend of hard rock, alternative rock, metal and folk creates brilliant original music. Their goal is to compose music of the highest quality that musicians and music lovers alike can love, and to make the world a better place in the process. I spoke to the band about the most challenging song to play live, how the band started and future goals.
My love for Imminence’s new album is not a secret. For me, ‘This is Goodbye’ is the strongest album this year has offered so far and I’ve had it on repeat since its release. I spoke with singer Eddie Berg and guitarist Harald Barrett about their album, their change in direction and how the band got together.
Texan dark pop-rockers, Demi The Daredevil stand out with their twisted theatrics, intricate arrangements, and deeply psychological lyrics, fans have described them as “flamboyant, psychotic, but still hopeful and exciting.” Jeff from Demi The Daredevil sat down to talk about how the band came to be, musical influences and what makes a song.
Eric Gynan from Leaving Eden took the time to answer my questions. This rock band from the US have toured the USA, UK & Canada, sharing the stage with hundreds of the biggest national bands in the world including; Rob Zombie, 5 Finger DeathPunch and Marylyn Manson. We talked about the origins of the band name, the key parts of a song and pre-show rituals.
Between Giants is a new project by my good friend Tyler John, previously in Kalimur. His new solo project Between Giants is fun, energetic and cinematic. His single ‘My Truth’ paves the way for future singles with it’s infectious sound that makes you want to get up and dance. We talked about his debut single ‘My Truth’, his goals for the future and Key Lime Pie.
I’ve been a fan of Broadside since hearing vocalist Ollie Baxxter feature on a League MVP track. They fully capture everything I love about pop-punk; they are brimming with energy and their songs offer much more than what is on the surface. I met up with Ollie and Dorian at a show in Southampton, we talked about Warped Tour, poetry and R2-D2 headphones.