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    Interview: The Savants of Soul

    MEB staffer Rebecca Kravetz recently talked to bassist John Shermyen, vocalist Christina Holder and drummer Alex Klausner of the Gainesville, FL band The Savants of Soul. They discussed ...

    On February 11, 2014 / By
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    Interview: Such Gold

    MEB staffer Tim Dodderidge spoke with three of the members of Such Gold on the streets of Lawrence, Kan. before a late-night gig: guitarist/vocalist Ben Kotin, guitarist Nate Derby, and ...

    On February 7, 2014 / By
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    Interview: Something You Whisper

    MEB staff writer Maria Gironas had the chance to shoot some questions to Cambridge, Ontario post-hardcore band Something You Whisper. With only two years of experience on their belts, ...

    On February 6, 2014 / By
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    Interview: Skytown Riot

    MEB editor Joe Ballard recently had the chance to pose some questions to Knoxville, TN alternative rockers Skytown Riot. They discuss the making of the band’s new EP Soul ...

    On November 27, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Motion City Soundtrack

    MEB staffer Nick Niedzielski recently had the chance to catch up with Motion City Soundtrack vocalist/guitarist Justin Pierre on the band’s current tour with Relient K to discuss ...

    On November 20, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Hannah vs. The Many

    MEB staffer Maria Gironas got a chance to catch up with her newest girl crush, Brooklyn singer/songwriter/anti-heroine Hannah Fairchild of Hannah vs. The Many. Fairchild shares insight into ...

    On October 29, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Bryan Dunn

    MEB staffer Maria Gironas got the chance to steal away singer-songwriter Bryan Dunn from his day job to talk about his upcoming performance at CMJ, his new EP Zapgun! ...

    On October 18, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Teen Girl Scientist Monthly

    Have you ever spoken to someone new whom you already wanted to be your best friend? That was MEB staffer Maria Gironas’ experience when she got the chance ...

    On October 18, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Forever Came Calling

    On the opening night of their tour supporting pop-punk up and comers Real Friends, with additional support from Mixtapes and Pentimento, vocalist/guitarst Joseph Candelaria of the Twentynine Palms, CA, pop-punk quartet Forever Came ...

    On October 10, 2013 / By
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    Interview: The Neighbourhood

    MEB staffer Heather Allen recently had the chance to pose some questions to Bryan Sammis, drummer for the fast-rising alternative rockers The Neighbourhood. They discussed the reasons behind making ...

    On October 3, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Defeater

    MEB staffer Austin Gordon caught up with vocalist Derek Archambault of Defeater at the end of Warped Tour to answer the deep questions, talk about their newest record Letters Home, ...

    On September 26, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Jake Luhrs of Heart Support

    MEB staffer Austin Gordon recently got the chance to talk to Jake Luhrs from the fantastic non-profit organization Heart Support about what they do, their message, and how ...

    On September 23, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Checkmate

    MEB staff writer Johnny Frazier recently had the chance to pose some questions to the French metal group Checkmate. They discuss touring across Europe and the United States, ...

    On September 9, 2013 / By
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    Interview: The Architects

                          In lieu of releasing another 12 songs in a traditional record format, Kansas City punk rockers The ...

    On September 2, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Late In The Playoffs

    MEB staffer Megan Ammer recently had the chance to pose some questions to Conor Page, vocalist and guitarist of Chicago pop-punk quartet Late in the Playoffs. They discussed ...

    On August 26, 2013 / By
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    Interview: The Ongoing Concept

    The newest addition to the Solid State lineup, Idaho metal quartet The Ongoing Concept, is set to release their rookie full-length album Saloon next Tuesday. MEB staffer Tim ...

    On August 22, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Real Friends

    On the opening night of their headlining tour with support from Candy Hearts, Stickup Kid and Modern Baseball in Howell, MI, Kyle Fasel, bassist of Chicago, IL pop-punk ...

    On August 20, 2013 / By
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    Interview: letlive

    MEB staffer Rebecca Kravetz recently caught up with vocalist Jason Butler of the post-hardcore group letlive. They discussed the meanings behind the band’s newest album The Blackest Beautiful, ...

    On August 5, 2013 / By
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    Interview: We Came As Romans

    MEB staffer Rebecca Kravetz recently caught up with vocalist Dave Stephens and bass player Andy Glass of the metalcore group We Came As Romans. They discussed the band’s newest ...

    On August 2, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Emmure

    Staffer Tim Dodderidge recently had the opportunity to chat with Emmure bassist Mark Davis during the band’s summer stint on the Rockstar Mayhem Festival. Davis discussed the band’s ...

    On August 1, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Sons of Mariel

    MEB staffer Maria Gironas recently had a chance to talk to Diego Val, a past The Voice contestant, and George Pajon Jr., former guitarist of The Black Eyed ...

    On July 31, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Tilian Pearson

    MEB staffer Steve Alcala recently had the chance to chat with the man of many projects and current Dance Gavin Dance vocalist, Tilian Pearson. They discuss the recording of ...

    On July 19, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Mark Hunter of Chimaira

    Recently our own John Frazier had the chance to exchange a few words with Mark Hunter, lead vocalist of Chimaira, in the wake of their upcoming release Crown of Phantoms. They ...

    On July 12, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Driver Friendly

      MEB staffer Nick Niedzielski recently caught up with the guys in Driver Friendly to discuss signing to a label, the cons of being a band in Austin, ...

    On July 4, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Rodeo Ruby Love

    MEB writer/editor Tim Dodderidge recently talked to Rodeo Ruby Love frontman Zachary Melton. The two discussed the band’s current tour with Streetlight Manifesto, their recently released album The Pits, ...

    On July 3, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Miss May I

    MEB staffer Rebecca Kravetz recently caught up on tour with Levi Benton, lead vocalist of the metalcore group Miss May I. They discussed the tour’s lineup changes due to ...

    On June 20, 2013 / By
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    Interview: I The Mighty

    MEB staffer Nick Niedzielski recently caught up with I The Mighty vocalist and guitarist Brent Walsh to talk about the band’s debut album Satori – from lyrics to recording ...

    On June 19, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Whitechapel

    MEB writer Sarah McGonagle recently caught up with Phil Bozeman, vocalist of the deathcore veterans Whitechapel. They talked about playing to different types of crowds, the recent re-release of The ...

    On June 13, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Lights

    MEB staffer Sarah McGonagle recently had the chance to chat with with electropop wonder Lights. They discussed the recent release of the acoustic version of Siberia, how the songs will ...

    On June 12, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Xerxes

    MEB staffer Jason Gardner caught up with Xerxes vocalist Calvin Philley to talk about the band’s upcoming release, self-recording and the journey the band has taken in since ...

    On May 31, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Palisades

    MEB staffer Rebecca Kravetz recently had the opportunity to interview Louis Miceli, lead vocalist of the metalcore group Palisades. They discussed the recent release of their album Outcasts, what ...

    On May 28, 2013 / By
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    Interview: The Plot In You

    MEB staffer Rebecca Kravetz recently caught up on tour with lead vocalist Landon Tewers and guitarists Josh Childress and Derrick Sechrist of the metalcore group The Plot In You. ...

    On May 21, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Issues

    MEB staffer Rebecca Kravetz recently caught up on tour with vocalists Tyler Carter and Michael Bohn and drummer Case Snedecor of the metalcore group Issues. They discuss the band’s ...

    On May 14, 2013 / By
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    Interview: The World Is a Beautiful Place and I am No Longer Afraid to Die

    For the record, could you state your name and what you do in The World Is a Beautiful Place and I Am No Longer Afraid to Die? My ...

    On May 10, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Parkway Drive

    MEB staffer Sarah McGonagle recently caught up with vocalist Winston McCall of metalcore veterans Parkway Drive. They discuss all the details behind the band’s latest release Atlas, winning the ...

    On May 8, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Another Lost Year

    MEB staffer Tim Dodderidge recently chatted with Another Lost Year frontman Clinton Cunanan. The two discussed the band’s rise to fame with their debut full-length album, the single ...

    On May 1, 2013 / By
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    Interview: The Word Alive

    During their tour with Parkway Drive, The Word Alive vocalist Tyler “Telle” Smith took a minute to speak with staffer Tim Dodderidge. The two discussed the band’s most ...

    On April 30, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Lydia

    Last month on indie-rock outfit Lydia‘s headlining tour, MEB staffer Austin Gordon got to sit down with frontman Leighton Antelman at Trees in Dallas, TX to talk about their ...

    On April 29, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Slingshot Dakota

    MEB Editor Jason Gardner recently caught up with Tom Patterson, drummer and vocalist of indie-punk rockers Slingshot Dakota. They discuss the details of the band’s latest album Dark ...

    On April 26, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Second To Last

      Hailing from the great state of California, Spring Fling headliners Second to Last have had their share of ups and downs – but it’s all part of ...

    On April 4, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Souvenirs

    MEB Staff Writer Nick Niedzielski recently got the chance to talk to Tim Riley, vocalist and guitarist for the California-based emo band Souvenirs, about a few things, including ...

    On April 4, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Rookie Town

    Mind Equals Blown staffer Zac Lomas recently interviewed Rookie Town vocalist William Appert in anticipation of their participation on the MEB-sponsored Spring Fling Tour. The two discussed the ...

    On April 4, 2013 / By
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    Interview: The Wonder Years

    Back in mid-March in Grand Rapids, Michigan, The Wonder Years’ lead singer Dan “Soupy” Campbell sat down with Mind Equals Blown to discuss their time spent on Soundwave, ...

    On April 3, 2013 / By
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    Interview: The Story So Far

    Despite their show in Lawrence, Kansas nearly being canceled due to snow, pop-punk quintet The Story So Far arrived just in time, and Tim Dodderidge had the chance ...

    On March 29, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Terror

    MEB guest writer Sarah McGonagle recently caught up with Martin Stewart, guitarist of hardcore punk giants Terror. They discuss the band’s current tour, their upcoming album Live By ...

    On March 11, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Handguns

    MEB guest writer Sarah McGonagle recently had the chance to converse with the members of pop-punk stalwarts Handguns. They discuss the band’s debut full-length album Angst, Warped Tour, ...

    On March 1, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Aaron Gillespie

    MEB staffer Austin Gordon got the chance to talk to Aaron Gillespie of The Almost about his experiences with To Write Love On Her Arms and the massively successful self-help ...

    On February 27, 2013 / By
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    Interview: The Venetia Fair

    MEB staff writer John Frazier recently caught up with Benny Santoro, lead vocalist of rock and roll maniacs The Venetia Fair. They discussed the band’s brand new album ...

    On February 26, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Modern Baseball

    MEB staff writer Alek Wiltbank recently got the chance to interview Modern Baseball and ask them a few questions. Their guitarist and singer Brendan Lukens was able to ...

    On February 25, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Patrick Bodmer of M.A.N.D.Y.

    Just after Hong Kong’s fireworks ceremony commemorating Lunar New Year, I had the chance to speak with Berlin electronica pioneer, Patrick Bodmer of M.A.N.D.Y. at the highest bar ...

    On February 20, 2013 / By