Interviews

Late last month, ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist and vocalist Jerry Cantrell returned with “Atone”, the first single from his upcoming solo album, “Brighten”. The song’s accompanying video was creatively directed as a group effort by Jerry; photographer/musician Jim Louvau; singer/guitarist Greg Puciato; visual artist Jesse Draxler; and photographer Tony Aguilera. Asked in a new Instagram Live question-and-answer session with fans how he chose “Atone” to be the first single and […]

During an appearance on the “Bloodthirsty” podcast, hosted by DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara, JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford spoke about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the follow-up to 2018’s “Firepower” album. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “We’re kicking the tires. We’ve got some good stuff in the can, as I say, already. But you know, you can never stop, can you? You can keep […]

TRIUMPH drummer Gil Moore spoke to Dr. Music about about the forthcoming first-ever feature documentary about the band’s dramatic career. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “It’ll be [out in Canada] this fall. Will it come out in [the rest of North] America at the same time? I’m not sure. Canada, it’ll be fourth quarter this year, for sure. If it’s […]

During an appearance on the “HardRockCore” podcast, ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello discussed his upcoming memoir, “Fathers, Brothers, And Sons: Surviving Anguish, Abandonment, And Anthrax”, which is due on October 12 via Rare Bird. The foreword was written by KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons. “My co-writer, Joel McIver, you’ve probably heard of him,” he said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). “He’s done, I think, 32 books at this point. He’s […]

In a brand new interview with Pierre Gutierrez, former ANTHRAX and current ARMORED SAINT frontman John Bush was once again asked whether he is still open to the idea of embarking on a special tour during which he would perform material from his time as the singer of ANTHRAX. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “Some ideas are being explored right now regarding doing […]

In a new interview with Jeff Gaudiosi of MisplacedStraws.com, George Lynch was asked if there has been any talk of more shows featuring the reunited classic lineup of DOKKEN. He responded: “I’ve actually been talking to Don [Dokken] a little bit, and we’re both in agreement that that should probably happen — meaning some kind of a meaningful reunion done in the right […]

CHEVELLE drummer Sam Loeffler spoke to Andy Hall of the Des Moines, Iowa radio station Lazer 103.3 about his relationship with his brother, frontman Pete Loeffler. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “Pete and I have been best friends since we were pretty young. I was probably 12 or 13, he was 11 or 12, somewhere around that, when we actually started really hanging out. […]

“The Tapes Archive”has uploaded a previously unpublished interview with late PANTERA guitarist “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott. At the time of this chat in 1992, Dimebag was 25 years old and was out on tour in support of PANTERA‘s “Vulgar Display Of Power” album. In the interview, Dimebag talks about his guitar trick that he wants everyone to learn; how Randy Rhoads, Eddie Van Halen and Ace Frehley were his influences; how […]

In a new interview with SPIN, legendary rocker Alice Cooper was asked how he stays fit and maintains the stamina it takes to perform. He responded: “I play golf, which is a very physical thing. That’s a big part of it. When we are on tour, it’s really easy to stay in shape, because we are never standing […]

Former MOTÖRHEAD and current SCORPIONS drummer Mikkey Dee was recently interiewed on “Drum For The Song”, the podcast hosted by Dane Campbell, son of ex-MOTÖRHEAD guitarist Phil Campbell. You can now watch the chat below. Asked what the main difference is between playing with MOTÖRHEAD and touring with SCORPIONS in terms of how he paces himself for each individual band’s setlist, Dee said: “A lot of people say, ‘Hey, listen, Mikkey, you’re […]


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