Interviews

Interview: Jack Edwards – Piston

Piston

Dreams came true for Piston guitarist Jack Edwards when the band were handpicked to open for his hero Billy Duffy on last years tour by The Cult. Combined with festival appearances, an endorsement from Gretsch Guitars (just look at that Falcon on the header and purr) and opening slots with …

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Interview: Stevie Westwood – Bad Touch

Bad Touch

Bad Touch are gearing up for the release of fourth album ‘Kiss The Sky’ by releasing their rather stonking new single; ‘Strut’. We interrupted vocalist Stevie Westwood making a nice risotto at home to get the lowdown on the album and single, and the tour with Piston which has now …

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Interview: Andrew Hunt – Buffalo Summer

Buffalo Summer

Welsh rockers Buffalo Summer are gearing up for the release of their latest opus; ‘Desolation Blue’, vocalist Andrew Hunt talks us through the recording process and how they managed to get a few famous names involved. On your Facebook page you list “Music, football, boxing” as “personal interests”- the next …

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Interview: Alan Nimmo – King King

King King

With a new single on the airwaves and a new line-up, King King were ready to go and raring to meet acquaintances, old and new, on their nationwide tour. We all know what happened next, and the dire consequences for so many touring bands. But, it’s not all doom and …

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Interview: Kyle Daniel

Kyle Daniel

Kyle Daniel was due to play Country 2 Country festival this weekend at the O2 Arena London, sadly due to the risk of Coronavirus, the event has been postponed. We spoke to Kyle just before word came through that it had been postponed, and it’s fair to say that this …

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Interview: Andy Cairns – Therapy?

Therapy?

Northern Ireland’s Therapy? have been playing their own brand of “agitated guitar music” for thirty years now. 2020 is shaping up to be a momentous year for Andy Cairns, Michael McKeegan and Neil Cooper, dates on the 30th anniversary tour are starting to sell out, but before that there is …

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Interview: Max Newsome – Sky Valley Mistress

Sky Valley Mistress

A few years back, Desert rockers Sky Valley Mistress swapped Lancashire for California when they recorded their debut album; ‘Faithless Rituals’ at the legendary Rancho de la Luna studio, with Eagles of Death Metal and Queens Of The Stone Age guitarist Dave Catching at the helm. Now, the waiting is …

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Interview: AJ Channer – Fire From The Gods

Fire From The Gods

Fire From The Gods might hail from Austin, Texas, but, as vocalist AJ Channer explained in Glasgow (before the band graced the stage to support The Hu on the Mongolian’s sold-out tour), he is well travelled, and his own experiences have helped shaped the mantra by which Fire From The …

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Interview: Martijn Westerholt – Delain

Delain

Prior to their recent gig in a storm battered London, we were lucky enough to grab a chat with Delain founding member, keyboardist and album producer; Martijn Westerholt. Read his thoughts on the current album; ‘Apocalypse & Chill’, as well as some background on what it took to create the …

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Interview: David Winchurch – Those Damn Crows

Those Damn Crows

If the weight of expectations heaped upon the shoulders of Those Damn Crows are weighing the band down, they certainly aren’t showing it. Sophomore album; ‘Point Of No Return’ is poised to gatecrash the National top 20 album chart, and guitarist David Winchurch took some time out before a sold-out …

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