Category: Artist Interviews

Canada Calling: A Talk with Carl Newman of the New Pornographers

Whether or not you know what an arpeggiated diminished triad is, you may be glad to know you’ve been playing one—that is, if you’ve played the New Pornographers’ “Electric Version” on Rock Band. Lovers of pure pop were amazed and impressed when this song made it onto our tracklist. Giddy and harmony-driven, it’s one of the most classic pop tracks in the game, and an especially tough one to sing—Shimmering harmonies like the ones Carl Newman and Neko Case sing don’t come along everyday. 

Nikki Sixx Interview, Part II

In honor of Motley Crue’s Dr. Feelgood hitting as DLC, we’re proud to present part II of last September’s interview with bassist Nikki Sixx.

Double Interview Day: Megadeth and Airbourne

We talk with Dave Mustaine of Megadeth and Ryan O’Keeffe of Airbourne.

Nikki Sixx Gives Us The Dirt

Mötley Crüe Bassist Talks With Harmonix Editor Brett Milano.

Rush Interview Part Two

Harmonix writer Brett Milano gets the history from Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson of Rush.

Rock Band Says: We’re All Devo!

Devo Founder Jerry Casale Talks With Harmonix Editor Brett Milano.

Harmonix Editor Brett Milano Talks to Dream Theater Drummer Mike Portnoy

An interview with prog-rock band Dream Theater's drummer Mike Portnoy

We Hung Out With Rush!

Part One of a two-part interview with Rush members Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson

Judas Priest Interview

Harmonix writer interviews Judas Priest's Glenn Tipton and Rob Halford.

Much Ado About “Doolittle”

Harmonix writer Brett Milano chats with Frank Black of The Pixies.