Category Interviews

Interview with Oscar Dronjak – Lead Guitarist and Founder Of The Legendary Heavy Metal Band HammeFfall!

HammerFall stands for powerful, majestic and melodic heavy metal! One of the most beloved and prominent bands of the new generation of metal has been churning out killer heavy metal for 20 years and they’re still going strong. These epic warriors were destined for glory, and they always would be!

Hammerfall was founded in Gothenburg, Sweden in 1993 by guitarist Oscar Dronjak. Their unstoppable creations reigned in a time when none cared about classical Heavy Metal, and they have and will always deserve credit for bringing the melodies back to metal music.

Their legendary debut ‘Glory To The Brave’ (1997) cemented the band as the pioneers of modern Eighties heavy metal...

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An Exclusive Interview with Vixen Vocalist Janet Gardner – One Of Best Female Hard Rock Voices!

Best known as the lead vocalist of the all-female rock band Vixen, Janet Gardner’s powerful vocals propelled Vixen to the top of the Billboard charts with crossover hits “Edge of a Broken Heart” and “Cryin’’” and AOR rockers “How Much Love” and “Love is a Killer.”

In an era primarily dominated by male rock musicians, Vixen’s all-female line up, matched with their undeniable musicianship and Gardner’s unique vocal style, propelled the band quickly to Gold Album status and earned the band critically acclaimed success that is still celebrated to this day.

Teaming up with guitarist/songwriter/producer Justin James (who has worked with members of Staind, Collective Soul, and Tyketto), Gardner ventured into the solo realm to unleash a new side of her musical creativity.

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An Exclusive Interview with Shadowside​ bassist Magnus Rosén​ (ex-HammerFall)!

Brazilian female-fronted metal band Shadowside, was formed by singer Dani Nolden, Raphael Mattos on guitars and Fabio Buitvidas on drums. In 2015, Shadowside parted ways with bassist Fabio Carito and announced Swedish bassist Magnus Rosén (ex-HammerFall) as the new member of the band.

Magnus Rosén is a different kind of bass player how play music from Heavy Metal to Symphony Orchestra. World tours, golden records, Grammy nominations, 10 great solo albums and albums recorded in heavy metal, rock and funk about 35 albums, Ambassador for all music and culture schools in Sweden 2007/ 2008.

During the year of 2006, Shadowside supported Helloween in Brazil. In July 2007, they won the “AirPlay Direct All Things Digital Hard Rock / Heavy Metal”, chosen between over 1,000 bands worldwide...

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Interview With All-Girl Swedish Rock Band Thundermother!

Swedish rock band Thundermother are back with three new members and keeps on fighting for their music with the new single “We Fight For Rock N Roll”, which was just released through Despotz Records and can be purchased on iTunes!

Guitarist and founder, Filippa Nässil, started Thundermother in 2009 and since their inception, the band has released two albums and played hundreds of shows.

The former line-up was formed in 2013, and when the other four members decided to leave Thundermother this Spring, Filippa was determined to keep on rolling, adding singer Guernica Mancini, bass player Sara Pettersson, and drummer Emlee Johansson to the fold.

Guernica Mancini is the soul rock singer from Lund in southern Sweden who previously lived in Los Angeles where she was the singer in the band So...

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Interview with ​Dale Lytle – Guitarist of ANGELES (USA)!

All-original rock band ANGELES first started playing Hollywood, CA in the early 80’s and has shared the stage with legends such as Ronnie James Dio, Motley Crue, Quiet Riot, Gun’s N’ Roses, Ratt, Bon Jovi, Michael Schenker, Dokken, Foghat, LA Gun’s, Jack Russell’s Great White, Jefferson Starship. The band has played live extensively and hit quite a few milestones.

The band released their ”No Limits” CD in 2013, and “Seriously Fun” CD in 2014 the song “My Girl” from the CD went to #47th on the Hot AC Charts.

The highlight of 2014 came when Angeles Band received their first Platinum Album for having sold over 1 million copies of “We’re No Angels”.

In 2015, Angeles released its CD “Wild Ride”...

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