Author: Matt Maric

“when we’re recording a new album, we always write new music because we’re looking forward to it; I never go back and listen to unreleased stuff to see what’s salvageable” – An Interview With Black Label Society’s Zakk Wylde

The only way that you wouldn’t have heard that Black Label Society released their latest album ‘Grimmest Hits’ is if you were living under a rock! Since the January 29th release date, Zakk Wylde and the rest of the band have already taken to the road to cause chaos; Wylde was most kind to spare a few minutes out of his preparation time before the Philadelphia show to answer a few questions. When asked about how life has been treating him since the release of ‘Grimmest Hits’, Wylde pointed how that “my woman beloved, well she divorced me, the...

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“I thought ‘F it! This could really change things up.’” An Interview With BandAidz App Creator Justin

After previously doing a review on BandAidz from the perspective of a ‘crowdsurfer’ (read it here), what better way is there to get an insight into this revolutionary new app than by talking to the man behind the vision! Within sending off an email to BandAidz creator Justin, there was a very quick, prompt and professional response in my inbox within a couple of days; let’s find out what Justin has to say! 1) What was going on at the time that led to the initial discussion about BandAidz? Well, having been a musician for a while now I’ve...

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“I’d have to say SCREAM FOR ME AUSTRALIA, as well as UP THE IRONS!” An Interview With Kirsten “Bruce Chickinson” Rosenberg Of The Iron Maidens

For those who haven’t had the chance to see Iron Maiden perform on our shores before, you are getting the next best thing this May/June; all female tribute band The Iron Maidens are making their way down to Australia for the first ever time! When asked about the excitement levels for the upcoming trip, frontwoman Kirsten ‘Bruce Chickinson’ Rosenberg expressed that “I’d say on a scale of 1-10, it would be about 89! We are so excited; this is beyond a dream come true as it’s on our bucket list and we never thought that it could happen!” Rosenberg...

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“There really is an Irishman, an Englishman and a Scotsman together in the same place.” An Interview With Robert McAuley Of Michael Schenker Fest

The Michael Schenker Fest really is a collaboration of musical legends from over the years; starting with the namesake Michael Schenker who is well known for his past with The Scorpions and UFO just to name a few! As you continue through the impressive list, you will come across not one but four vocalists; one of which is Robin McAuley of Grand Prix and Michael Schenker Group fame. When asked about the reaction so far to first single Warrior from the upcoming new album ‘Resurrection’ (available March 9th from Nuclear Blast), McAuley first responded with “oh my god; it’s...

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