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Blowin’ Wind with Blood Ceremony’s Alia O’Brien: “I think that songwriting is another form of magic because you are creating something that is going to shape the mental state and cognizant state of other people. It’s a pretty powerful thing to be involved in.”

Photo by Shawn Evans A few years back, a friend of mine headed out to The Earl in Atlanta to cover a show for me.  The band that was playing that night was Kylesa but later that night I would get a text tha...
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Blowin’ Wind with Tommy Victor of Prong/Danzig: ” Tuning down low and using 8-string guitars doesn’t make you heavy. It just means that you’re trying to impress other guitar players so you guys can have little circle jerks and wank off to each other.”

It's hard to believe that it's been over 25 years since I first heard Prong's now legendary, genre bending album Beg To Differ. When I first heard Prong I just loved the fact that they were taking elements of p...
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Blowin’ Wind with Legendary Alice Cooper/Blue Coupe Bassist Dennis Dunaway: “What was the Alice Cooper band about? Well, it was about a bunch of high school guys getting this idea to incorporate artistic ideas into a rock band and talking their friends into believing in it.”

From the opening bass riff of "Gutter Cats vs. The Jets" to his imaginative bass playing on songs like "Black JuJu" and "Blue Turk", Dennis Dunaway to this day is, in my opinion, one of the most underrated bass...
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Blowin’ Wind with Demolition Man of Venom Inc: “I don’t give a fuck if it’s Cronos or anyone else. Nobody can dictate to the fans what they can fucking hear or not. The fans want to hear what they want to hear. That’s why we started doing this”

In 2015, it was announced that original Venom members Tony "Abaddon" Bray and Jeff "Mantas" Dunn would be reuniting with former Venom bassist/vocalist Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan to form Venom Inc. As would any...

Blowin’ Wind with Electric Citizen: ” I don’t think we’d be half as big as we are without the Internet. You can connect with people all over the world using that technology which is one of the coolest things I think about living in this time that we live in.”

In 2015, I totally discovered one of my current favorite bands by total accident. The minute I heard the Electric Citizen song "Light Years Beyond" I was immediately floored. I wanted to know and hear everythin...