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EDDY CURRENT SUPPRESSION RING

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

EDDY CURRENT SUPPRESSION RING June 12, 2008 | Author: Australian Musician That Eddy Current Suppression Ring managed to record their debut album in one four-hour sitting for a meagre $250 says much about the Melbourne rockers’ no frills approach. Whipped up during a lunchtime session in 2006 the self-titled record…

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JEFF LANG

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

JEFF LANG June 12, 2008 | Author: Greg Phillips The phrase Half Seas Over has origins in the 1500s. Its definition is ambiguous, sometimes a description of being ‘halfway across the sea’ or ‘halfway through a matter’, but in general its connotations are of a state of drunkeness. Internationally acclaimed…

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KASEY CHAMBERS & SHANE NICHOLSON

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

KASEY CHAMBERS & SHANE NICHOLSON June 12, 2008 | Author: Greg Phillips “It wasn’t until early  2007 that country music queen Kasey Chambers and  singer-songwriter husband Shane Nicholson first sat down to write music as one. They’d been married since 2005 and knew each other well before then, but a…

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE June 12, 2008 | Author: Reza Nasseri Killswitch Engage were back in Australia to pulverize this year’s Soundwave festival with another series of fun yet brutal performances. Reza Nasseri got to hang with 50% of the guitar line-up and pick Joel Stroezel’s metal psyche. (Warning: The following interview contains…

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THE LIVING END-CHRIS CHENEY ON HIS NEW SIGNATURE GRETSCH GUITAR

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

THE LIVING END – CHRIS CHENEY ON HIS NEW SIGNATURE GRETSCH GUITAR and a chat with Gretsch’s Mike Lewis June 12, 2008 | Author: Greg Phillips In Gretsch’s 125th anniversary year, the company chose to honour The Living End’s amazing guitarist Chris Cheney by creating his own production line signature model…

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THE OFFSPRING

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

THE OFFSPRING June 12, 2008 | Author: Reza Nasseri It had been a while, but Southern Californian punk rock giants The Offspring returned to our shores to headline Soundwave 2008. Reza Nasseri had the pleasure of chatting with front-man Dexter Holland and bassist Greg Kriesel. You were inspired to start a…

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TRIAL KENNEDY

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - June 12, 2008

 TRIAL KENNEDY June 12, 2008 | Author: James O’Toole Trial Kennedy recorded their debut album New Manic Art in the US after signing to Sony/ BMG. Australian Musician’s James O’Toole spoke to guitarist Stacey Gray about recording the album in Atlanta with Nick Didia. O’Toole: So now you’ve made the jump…

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The Bourbon Saints (LA Special)

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 18, 2008

The Bourbon Saints (LA Special) March 18, 2008 | Author: Greg Phillips. Photos www.pixievision.com The Bourbon Saints play the kind of raw, full throttle rock and roll that would slot perfectly into almost any Australian beer barn. They’re a curious mix of oz style pub rock and Sunset Strip trash….

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Billy Bragg

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 17, 2008

Billy Bragg March 17, 2008 | Author: Christopher King Billy Bragg was in town plugging his new album, Mr Love & Justice. AM’s Christopher King was in town too. A chat sounded like a good idea! I bought a T-Shirt on your workers Playtime tour in about 1990 and it shrunk…

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Dean Guitar’s Dean Zelinsky (LA Special)

Posted in Artists, Interviews    //    Post Date - March 15, 2008

Dean Guitar’s Dean Zelinsky (LA Special) March 15, 2008 | Author: Greg Phillips The NAMM show had barely opened its doors on day three, yet the Dean Guitar booth was already ablaze with colour, sound, movement  and fun. The walls exploded with larger than life size effigies of rock stars…

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