Category: Artist Interviews

A Fortunate Son Meets Rock Band: John Fogerty on Music Games and More

Hear Brett chat with rock legend John Fogerty about music games, plus read the full roundtable discussion about his new album, his VH1 appearance, and Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Super Collision On Central Square: Big Dipper Plays Big Dipper

It’s always been one of our Rock Band fantasies to videotape a band playing the game to its own songs - surely there has to be someone out there who can do a better job than Rush did in that Stephen Colbert video you’ve all seen.

Coheed & Cambria Interview

When Coheed and Cambria came to town last month, HMXHenry and HMXPope got a chance to visit with the band’s frontman, Claudio Sanchez on the their tour bus.

Plunging Into the Murk with Al Jourgensen

Harmonix talks to Al Jourgensen of Ministry about recording boot camp, his Rock Band tracks, and life on the road.

How Not To Pick Up A Member of The Donnas And More From Torry Castellano

Torry Castellano, drummer for The Donnas, chats about being in a band at thirteen, touring at seventeen, and meeting Gene Simmons at eighteen. She also shares valuable info on how not to hit on a girl in a band.

From the Bench to the Stage with Ian Anderson

The final installment of our three-part interview with Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson.

Rock Band’s Backstage Interview: Mike McCready of Pearl Jam!

The 28th of last month was a banner day for Pearl Jam: They played to an ecstatic crowd at the Outside Lands festival at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, slaying the crowd with two hours’ worth of classics and new songs.

Further Down the Bench with Ian Anderson

Part two of our interview with Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson covers everything from his memorable show at Shea Stadium to his feelings on video games.

On the Park Bench with Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson

Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson doesn’t like virtual music games - or any other kind of game, for that matter - but that didn’t stop him from giving us the longest and most wide-ranging interview we’ve yet had on the site. In Part One, he discusses his preference for playing acoustic over electric guitar, the upcoming non-Tull band tour, and reveals what was the worst song he ever wrote.

The Midnight Interview with Styx and REO Speedwagon

When you’ve been on the road as long as Styx and REO Speedwagon, you live on rock’n’roll time. In fact, the only time we could get Styx singer/guitarist Tommy Shaw and REO singer Kevin Cronin on the phone together was at midnight.