Category Archives: Interviews

Interview With Wild Truth’s Nick Gargiulo and Will Beasley

By Samuel Stevens

The 2021 press image of Richmond, VA alt. rock/pop rock band Wild Truth. Photo credit to Alexander Jawfox.
Photo courtesy of Alexander Jawfox.

On April 2nd, the Richmond, Virginia alternative rock/pop-rock trio released their debut EP, Drift. Roughly a week shy of the release of Drift, I had the opportunity to pick the brains of vocalist/guitarist Nick Gargiulo and bassist Will Beasley to discuss the new EP, their musical/songwriting influences, why the band chose Beasley to produce the debut effort, and more.

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Interview With Tunic’s David Schellenberg

By Samuel Stevens

Photo courtesy of Adam Kelly.

On April 9th, Winnipeg’s very own noise-punk trio Tunic released their second album, Exhaling, though Artoffact Records. Approximately two weeks before the release of Exhaling, I spoke with vocalist and guitarist David Schellenberg to discuss the band’s new album, why they included their previous album, Complexion, on the record, the band’s sound, influences, touring, and much more.

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Interview With Blacklist Royals’ Nat Rufus

By Kyle Erickson

Folk-Punk band Blacklist Royals are getting ready to return with the release of their new EP Doomsday Girl, out April 2nd on Paper + Plastick. Since their last album, Die Young With Me -released in 2014- the Rufus brothers have released music with other bands, done solo projects, and are working on a film based on Rob Rufus’s memoir. Inspired from writing new music for the film, the band is better than ever and ready to reassert themselves into the world. Guitarist/singer Nat Rufus and I spoke on the phone to discuss the new EP, the band’s history, who should play Nat in the film, and what’s upcoming next for them. 

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Interview With Cannibal Corpse Bassist Alex Webster

By Samuel Stevens

Recently, I spoke with Alex Webster, the bassist of the legendary death metal band Cannibal Corpse. The band will release their fifteenth album, Violence Unimagined, on April 16, 2021, through their longtime label Metal Blade Records. Alex and I discussed a few different topics touching on the new album, the addition of Erik Rutan to the group, and how they confronted recording a new album in the middle of a global pandemic.

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Interview With Dead Poet Society’s Jack Collins And Jack Underkofler

By Samuel Stevens

Shortly before the release of their debut album -!- (The Exclamation Album) on March 12th, I picked the brains of guitarist Jack Collins and vocalist/guitarist Jack Underkofler to talk about various aspects of the album and what’s been keeping them busy this past year around the recording of the album.

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