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Kip Winger – Songs from the Ocean Floor

Being a child of the seventies, Kip Winger says that he considers good musical elements to be diversity, depth, and a musical variety, as...

Ronnie James Dio Unlocking His Secrets

When it comes to his vocal capabilities, Ronnie James Dio says, “It’s a matter of knowing how to do it…have some talent, have some...

W.A.S.P. – Blackie Lawless Interview

W.A.S.P. has aimed to please, dedicating fourteen months to the creation of their thought-provoking album, Unholy Terror (Metal-Is).  The April 2001 release features Blackie Lawless...

Megadeth: Al Pitrelli Interview

After almost two years of playing with Megadeth, guitarist Al Pitrelli seems to have found a new home, considering himself a full-time and fully...

Voodoo Smile – All Behind You

Hailing from France, Voodoo Smile's approach to melodic metal is especially appealing to fans of bands such as Dokken and Fifth Angel.  Strong melodies,...

James LaBrie Interview

Dream Theater vocalist James LaBrie has always anticipated doing a solo album, but it was not until Magna Carta Records approached him that that...

Rod Morgenstein of Dixie Dregs and Winger Makes Jelly Jam

Rod Morgenstein and the Making of the Jam An Interview by Kara Uhrlen When you hear the name The Jelly Jam, it may not strike a bell,...

Steve Morse: The Beginning, the End…and Two Resurrections

As Steve Morse recalls his first inspiration to play guitar, memories of initially playing the clarinet (because his brother played the clarinet); loving the...

Black Label Society – Zakk Wylde Interview

As a kid growing up in the stix of New Jersey, guitarist/vocalist Zakk Wylde listened to everything from the Eagles, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and the...

Keith Nelson of Buckcherry

After a scorching self-titled release on Dreamworks Records, hard rock's new torchbearers have returned, mixing their varied influences into an energetic, sexy, and adrenalized...

Brent Muscat of Faster Pussycat Interview

While Faster Pussycat guitarist Brent Muscat says that he wasn’t involved with the band’s latest offering, a remix album vocalist Taime Downe had produced...

An Interview with Gilby Clarke

With influences ranging from the obvious -- KISS, Alice Cooper and Led Zeppelin -- and going back further to David Bowie and T-Rex.  Gilby...