DREAM THEATER’S James LaBrie – “It’s About Us Being Ourselves”
With total album and DVD sales exceeding 10 million worldwide, Dream Theater are an iconic band in the prog rock world. After over 20 years and multiple albums, 2011’s A Dramatic Turn of Events earned the band their first ever GRAMMY nomination for On the Backs of Angels. Vocalist James LaBrie recently took some time out… Read more »
The Unstoppable DIR EN GREY
Dir En Grey is one of the hardest working bands in metal and more people really should be aware of it. They are one of the few J-Rock bands that makes an effort to regularly tour the United States. On November 1nd 2013, two days before their latest North American tour was supposed to start in… Read more »
LITA FORD – The Bitch Is Back!
Even over the phone, the fatigue is clearly evident in Lita Ford’s voice. She’s calling from the East Coast, and asked how things are on the other side of the continent, she replies “I don’t know, I just landed! I came from Chicago; we did the Days of the Dead convention. I got stuck in… Read more »
Bobbie Brown and Her Dirty Rocker Boys
Bobbie Jean Brown was born and raised in Louisiana. The daughter of Bobby Gene Brown and Judy Ann Faul, the young couple’s tumultuous relationship tortured Bobbie all of her young life. She became instantly famous for her best known roll as the Cherry Pie Girl in Warrant’s video of the same name. She was also the… Read more »
KILL DEVIL HILL – Kicking Ass and Taking Names
Who would have thought there would be a country saloon in Las Vegas? Stop right there, it’s not what you think. The Las Vegas Country Saloon hosts bands far, far from the country music genre. Tonight Rex Brown grabs a quick dinner backstage before another interview. It’s just one of the things taking Brown away… Read more »
VAMPS – “We’re Vampires, and We Wanted to Announce That!”
Before there is any potential misunderstanding, let it be known that Screamer Magazine isn’t presenting an article on a British pop orientated boy-band called “The Vamps,” but a Japanese duo who hold the energetic power and the attitude of wild rock n’ roll in their hearts! If you’re rather partial to the sleazy romanticized notions… Read more »
Benedictum – In the Zone
Courage arrives in different forms. It doesn’t necessarily arrive as a swashbuckling pirate battling 40 soldiers, or simply a solitary knight in combat with a dragon that is 100 times bigger than they are. Courage can be so evident within the confines of a conversation. During the conversation that takes place with Veronica Freeman, lead… Read more »
FERAL SUN – On The Long Road
This hard rocking quartet based in London are still an unknown quantity to many, but over the next year or two, as with many bands, they hope for wider acknowledgement. With a very well executed sound resembling elements of bands like Bush, Staind or Stone Sour, Feral Sun are not a demanding new assault to… Read more »
TED NUGENT – Puckerbrushtanglezone!
Guitarist, hunter, gun activist, author, TV host, outdoorsman, politician, husband, father, Madman! 300 days a year at 6:00 a.m. Ted Nugent is awake and ready to climb into a tree stand or crawl through a swamp. He’s ready to do it all over again after a break for lunch and signing a few hundred items… Read more »
Blood, Blades and Nugent; the American Way.
NUGE!! How else would one expect Ted Nugent to answer the phone? Nugent says hello with piss and vinegar in his voice. “I’m doing so good it’s stupid and willing to share it with you. I hear you deserve me this morning,” he says jokingly. Taking a break from his morning hunt, Nugent gladly tells… Read more »