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Interview with Strength Betrayed

Strength Betrayed Interview by Rachel Collins Rachel Collins: Describe your music sound. Thomas Smith: This is actually something I ask close fans about. If I had to make it quick, I would say we mix the sounds of bands like Korn, Breaking Benjamin, Static-X and Red. But each song in itself pulls from many different sources. We def can be…

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Summer Dennis & Rhymes discuss their upcoming EP, their new video “The Party” and what’s next for them

By Emily May Summer Dennis & Rhymes is a Washington DC-based funk/soul group that is comprised of singer Summer Dennis and guitarist Bill Moore.  The two were previously in Bill’s band Rhythm Method before forming their current project and found in each other invaluable writing partners.  Dennis began singing at the age of 2 and has been described as a…

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Female supergroup The Coolies discuss their benefit EP for ALS research, having the support of Steve Van Zandt and Wicked Cool Records, their Ramones-esque alter-egos, and their 3-D album artwork (with 3-D glasses included)

Female supergroup The Coolies discuss their benefit EP for ALS research, having the support of Steve Van Zandt and Wicked Cool Records, their Ramones-esque alter-egos, and their 3-D album artwork (with 3-D glasses included) By Emily May Recently formed female supergroup The Coolies are on a mission to combat ALS.  Consisting of Kim Shattuck (The Muffs/The Pandoras), Melanie Vammen (The…

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Raymond Watts of PIG talks about the new PIG album, working with Alexander McQueen, being open to collaboration these days, and what’s next for him

Photo Credit: Gabriel Edvy Raymond Watts of PIG talks about the new PIG album, working with Alexander McQueen, being open to collaboration these days, and what’s next for him   Raymond Watts, the the founding member of the post-industrial music project PIG, has been involved in the industrial music scene since the early 1980’s.  Also a founding member and lead…

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INTERVIEW: Shawn Perry’s New Single/Video “Lawnchair” Is Just What Your Summer Ordered

INTERVIEW: Shawn Perry’s New Single/Video “Lawnchair” Is Just What Your Summer Ordered By Rachel Collins Rachel Collins: Shawn you just look like you came off the boat and spent time hanging with Jimmy Buffet. Where did this laid back idea of a song “Lawnchair” come from? Shawn Perry: I need a damn vacation LOL. ….but to elaborate on that, I…

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INTERVIEW – Jack Dangers discusses the new MEAT BEAT MANIFESTO album (Opaque Couché), evolving his sound, the band’s visual live shows, and what’s next 

Photo: Nick Karp Jack Dangers discusses the new Meat Beat Manifesto album (Opaque Couché), evolving his sound, the band’s visual live shows, and what’s next  By Emily May Meat Beat Manifesto, an electronic music group formed by Jack Dangers and Jonny Stephens in 1987 in Swindon, UK, has been creating a unique blend of electronic sounds and a stunning live…

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INTERVIEW: Del Pelson discuss the formation of the band, their recent single “Oak”, their songwriting process, and what’s next for them

Del Pelson discuss the formation of the band, their recent single “Oak”, their songwriting process, and what’s next for them Interview by Emily May Florida-based indie-pop band Del Pelson has been garnering a buzz and an ever-growing fanbase with their live chemistry and a sound that is simultaneously laid back and energetic.  Formed in 2015, the band currently consists of Cal Nelson (vocals/guitar), Garrett Kealer…

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INTERVIEW: Lissie discusses her new album, life on her farm, evolving as an artist, and what’s next for her 

Photo credit- Bill Reynolds Lissie discusses her new album, life on her farm, evolving as an artist, and what’s next for her  Interview by Emily May   Elisabeth Corrin Maurus, better known as Lissie, has had a love and passion for music since she was a child. Born and raised in Rock Island, IL, she leaned on music to help…

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Get out the door and rock your face off with the Dallas-based group, Messer! Interview & Photos from Messer’s show in Cincinnati, Ohio!

Get out the door and rock your face off with the Dallas-based group, Messer! Interview & Photos from Messer’s show in Cincinnati, Ohio!   Words by Megan Randall Images by Shawn Wiseman Get out the door and rock your face off with the Dallas-based group, Messer. Although not new to Ohio, the group graced the stage at Bogart’s for the…

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Interview & Photographs of Black Coffee performing in Newport, KY

Interview & Photographs of Black Coffee performing in Newport, KY Interview and photographs by Shawn Wiseman Black Coffee formed in late 2017 and consists of drummer Tommy McCullough, singer Ehab Omran, guitarist Justin Young, and bassist Nick Fratianne. With the release of Black Coffee’s first demo, Take One, on April 21st, the Columbus, Ohio rockers definitely possess the sound, style, confidence and work ethic to drive this band’s success. Take…

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