20 Questions With Christopher Ward

Who says lightning doesn't strike twice? It's hit Christopher Ward multiple times over the course of his eventful life and career. From being one of MuchMusic’s original VJs to...

Back Stories | Remembering Jim Morrison On The Anniversary of His Death

I wrote this feature about Doors singer Jim Morrison on the 40th anniversary of his 1971 death. I was fortunate enough to talk to two of his surviving bandmates,...

20 Questions With The Inferno Doll

Laura Inferno Vargas is the mastermind behind The Inferno Doll. Inspired by horror movies, gothic literature, the legend of Dracula, and bands like Devil Doll and Theatres Des Vampires,...

20 Questions With Angelic Desolation

Angelic Desolation play by their own rules. That much is evident from even the briefest exposure to their music — an intensely punishing, blazingly intricate and darkly hilarious blend...

20 Questions With The Last Martyr

Australian modern-metal outfit The Last Martyr recently dropped their latest hard-hitting single and eyecatching video Hindsight. Today, vocalist Monica Strut truly earns her status as a martyr by taking...

20 Questions With Karen Lee Batten

These days, we could all use a good stiff drink. And a good drinking song to match. Canadian country singer Karen Lee Batten is here to help with her...

20 Questions With Kilter

Kilter are off. In the best way possible. Assuming, of course, that you like alvant-garde jazz-metal as much as I do. If so, the Brooklyn-based trio of bassist Laurent...

20 Questions With Tricia Fitz

Tricia Fitz plays by her own rules. If she even has any. The Brazilian-born Toronto singer-songwriter's sound is a wildly adventurous, gleefully colourful and irrepressibly mischievous blend of pop,...

20 Questions With Pollux King

Pollux King is on the rise. Especially around these parts. Born in Wisconsin but now living in L.A., the up-and-coming, genre-fluid singer-songwriter premiered her intensely personal single Anybody right...

20 Questions With Jet Jaguar

Jet Jaguar have definitely learned from the past. But they're only too happy to repeat it. Or at least recreate it. The Mexican rockers' nostalgic debut album Endless Nights...

20 Questions With Austin Taft

Austin Taft is taking indie metal to a whole new level. In more ways than one. Not only is the multi-talented, multi-tasking Colorado rocker an incredible one-man band —...

20 Questions With Fixers

There are no quick fixes in this life. Not even for Fixers. It's been nearly 10 years since the Oxford quintet released their debut album We'll Be The Moon....

20 Questions With King Bong

King Bong’s music is a trip. But perhaps not in the way you expect. Unless, that is, you expect to hear a psychedelic-rock trio from Italy unspooling 20-minute-long instrumental...

20 Questions With Mihi Nihil

If you haven’t come across the wonderfully named Mihi Nihil in these pages yet, you just haven’t been paying attention. The L.A. foursome premiered their video for Falling Star...

Back Stories | My 2012 Interview With Meat Loaf

I never interviewed Jim Steinman. But in 2012, I did have the opportunity to talk to his longtime foil Meat Loaf. To be fair, I didn't get to do...

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