Interview with Lawrence Gowan of Styx: “I think the Slayer fans backstage were shocked to see Kerry in about 150lbs of chains and all the tattoos come out and go, “Oh man. That last Styx show was great. I’m really looking forward to seeing you again soon!””

Photo by Nici Lucas Whether you like them or not, Styx has been a strong musical force for nearly 40 years.  Styx has a lot of cred in the hard rock/metal community and rightfully so.  While known for their...

Interview with Tesla’s Frank Hannon: “We realize how lucky we are to be able to continue to do this 35 years later. We hit rock bottom and you’ve got to go through it to get through it. The hard times definitely make you appreciate the good times.”

Tesla is hands down one of my favorite bands from the 80’s.  The band was very much a working class hard rock band whose roots were deeply embedded in the heart and soul of American rock n’ roll.  In a time whe...

Blowin’ Wind with Geoff Tate: “Even though it would be in my best interest to sit here in an interview and say, “Oh yeah. We were really great together. I miss that. I wish everybody would get back together and be all hunky dory again.” Honestly, I’m enjoying what I’m doing now. I like my life.”

In 2016, Geoff Tate and his band Operation: Mindcrime did a very successful North American tour with Ace Frehley and blew audiences away with a powerful set of songs pulling from the Rage for Order album, other...