Browsing Category Interviews

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    Interview: Mixtapes

    Last January at Fusion Shows’ 5th anniversary party at the Crofoot Ballroom in Pontiac, Michigan, Mind Equals Blown sat down with Ryan Rockwell, rhythm guitarist and co-lead singer ...

    On February 18, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Red

    Over the past few years, Red has garnered extensive mainstream success, with their last two efforts debuting high on the Billboard charts. With a new album in stores ...

    On February 17, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Continents

    MEB: For the record, can you state your name and what you do in Continents? Phil Cross: Hey I’m Phil and I’m the vocalist for Continents. You guys ...

    On February 15, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Cherri Bomb

    MEB Editor Joe Ballard recently had the opportunity to pose some questions to guitarist/vocalist Miranda Miller, drummer/vocalist Nia Lovelis, and bassist/vocalist Rena Lovelis, the alternative hard rockers of Cherri Bomb. In ...

    On February 14, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Dikembe

    Fresh off of their tour with You Blew It!, Florida natives Dikembe seem to have a full plate for 2013. I reached out to the band and received ...

    On January 30, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Mark Rose

    Last week, MEB Editor and Staff Writer Jacob Testa sat down with Mark Rose after a house show in Gloucester, Virginia to talk about The Sound Of A ...

    On January 29, 2013 / By
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    Interview: The Used

    While they were busy playing Super NES and reading Charles Dickens novels, I chatted with The Used‘s Bert McCracken and Quinn Allman. We discussed the Take Action Tour, ...

    On January 22, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Streaker Records

    If you’ve been on Warped Tour in the past few years, you’ve probably seen the name Streaker Records somewhere in the midst of the bands, the tents and ...

    On January 14, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Keith Buckley of Every Time I Die

    MEB Staffer Zac Lomas recently caught up with vocalist and lyricist Keith Buckley of Every Time I Die before their annual holiday shows in Buffalo, NY. Buckley spoke ...

    On January 4, 2013 / By
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    Interview: Tonight Alive

    Back in October during Pierce the Veil‘s “Collide With The Sky” tour, MEB staffer Austin Gordon got to catch up with vocalist Jenna McDougall and guitarist Whakaio Taahi ...

    On December 29, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Wilson

    Before heading out on their stint supporting Every Avenue on their Last Call Tour with Set It Off, Conditions and Car Party, Chad Nicefield, vocalist for Wilson, the ...

    On December 6, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Manafest

    MEB staffer Tim Dodderidge recently chatted with Chris Greenwood, the mastermind behind rap-rock group Manafest. They discussed his most recent album Fighter, the meaning behind the lyrical content, and ...

    On December 4, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Carson

    MEB editor Joe Ballard recently caught up with Charlotte, North Carolina’s up-and-coming alternative rockers Carson for a chat. They discuss the band’s brand new album Leap, working in the ...

    On December 3, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Vela Ceras

    Earlier in the month, Mind Equals Blown staffer Steve Alcala had the chance to talk to Guitarist Andrew Selkow and Vocalist/Bassist Kyle Talbot of Vela Ceras. Both explained ...

    On November 30, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Polar Bear Club

    Back in October Mind Equals Blown staff writer Zac Lomas caught up with frontman Jimmy Stadt of Polar Bear Club during their stop in Syracuse, NY.  Stadt talked ...

    On November 19, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Larry And His Flask

    Tim Dodderidge got the chance to talk to Jamin Marshall, drummer of Larry and His Flask, during the band’s tour supporting Frank Turner this fall. Marshall discussed the ...

    On November 14, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Polyensō

    Mind Equals Blown staffer Steve Alcala caught up with guitarist Alex Schultz of Polyensō (formerly Oceana) to talk about the break up, name change, and future of their ...

    On October 26, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Jake of The Casualties

    To many, including myself, The Casualties are a shining force of taking no shit from anyone. Utilizing their aggressive style of street punk as a weapon, they have ...

    On October 15, 2012 / By
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    Interview: MuteMath

    Tim Dodderidge recently spoke to Darren King, drummer of MuteMath, to get an in-depth look at the band’s current tour with Civil Twilight and the process of making ...

    On October 12, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Stephen Christian of Anberlin

    MEB’s Jacob Testa recently had the chance to speak with Stephen Christian of Anberlin, covering the creation of the band’s incredible new album Vital, vinyl preferences, side projects, ...

    On October 12, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Devin Townsend

    Michael Tahmasian, one of the writers here at MEB, was able to sit down with Devin Townsend during his current tour with Katatonia and Paradise Lost to talk about ...

    On September 24, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Paradise Lost

    MEB staffer Michael Tahmasian was able to talk to Aaron Aedy, the rhythm guitarist of English metal band Paradise Lost during their only tour of the States this year. ...

    On September 20, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Becoming The Archetype

    MEB Staffer Michael Tahmasian recently had the opportunity to speak with Becoming The Archetype vocalist/guitarist/mastermind Seth Hecox. They discuss the band’s forthcoming album I Am at length, the effects ...

    On September 19, 2012 / By
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    Interview: We Are The Ocean

    During Warped Tour 2012, MEB staffer Ridge Briel had a chance to catch up with his last year’s pick for album of the year We Are The Ocean ...

    On September 14, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Michael Andrews

    Michael Andrews is known primarily as a score composer for movies, most notably for his work on Donnie Darko, Me and Everyone You Know, Walk Hard: The Dewey ...

    On September 11, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Mod Sun

    One of the only musical artists of his kind, Mod Sun has the unique blend of making hip-hop into a whole new breed known as “hippy hop.” This ...

    On September 7, 2012 / By
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    MEB Chats with “Legitimate Rape” Songstress Taylor Ferrera

    After receiving 300,000 views in the first three days after posting her song “Legitimate Rape” to YouTube, Taylor Ferrera couldn’t help but be a little humbled by all ...

    On August 27, 2012 / By
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    Interview: The Devil Wears Prada

    Mind Equals Blown’s Tim Dodderidge talked to Jeremy DePoyster, guitarist/clean vocalist of The Devil Wears Prada during their stint on the 2012 Mayhem Festival. With a new record ...

    On August 23, 2012 / By
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    Miss May I: Interview

    MEB Staffer Austin Gordon got to briefly catch up with lead vocalist Levi Benton from metalcore outfit Miss May I on the 2012 Vans Warped Tour. They talk ...

    On July 30, 2012 / By
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    Interview: As I Lay Dying

    MEB staffer Tim Dodderidge was lucky enough to catch up with Josh Gilbert, the bassist/clean vocalist of metalcore giants As I Lay Dying at Mayhem Fest. They discuss the ...

    On July 24, 2012 / By
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    Interview: The Overseer

    Our very own Tim Dodderidge recently had the chance to chat with Christian metal rockers The Overseer. Check out the interview as they discuss the band’s new album ...

    On July 19, 2012 / By
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    Interview: To Speak of Wolves

    MEB staffer Austin Gordon recently got a chance to speak with vocalist Gage Speas and guitarist Aaron Kisling of the Solid State metal outfit To Speak of Wolves. They ...

    On July 18, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Pierce the Veil

    Pierce the Veil were playing Warped Tour in Pomona, so MEB staffer Ridge Breil was lucky enough to interview this already legendary post-hardcore band? After Kellin Quinn (Sleeping ...

    On July 17, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Every Time I Die

    MEB staffer Ridge Briel recently caught up with Every Time I Die guitarist Andy Williams at the Vans Warped Tour. They discuss a new DVD currently in the works, ...

    On July 16, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Wolves At The Gate

    After yesterday’s much anticipated debut full-length release of Captors, vocalist/guitarist Stephen Cobucci took the time out to answer a few questions for us here at Mind Equals Blown. ...

    On July 4, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Jizue

    Despite being from halfway around the world from Japan’s cultural capital, Kyoto, and actively promoting one of the best records to come out this year, jazz/post-rock quartet Jizue ...

    On July 3, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Young Statues

    While on their current tour in support of The Early November, as well as The Wonder Years and The Swellers, Mind Equals Blown had the opportunity to speak ...

    On June 29, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Comeback Kid

    As a part of our Bled Fest coverage, Jeremy Hiebert of Comeback Kid took some time to discuss the band’s future, what it’s like being an older, more ...

    On June 15, 2012 / By
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    Interview: The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die

    To go along with a few other interviews we were lucky enough to get at Bled Fest, I had a nice chat with The World Is A Beautiful Place ...

    On June 14, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Senses Fail

    Over the past decade, Senses Fail has released an EP and five LPs, played countless shows, served as a driving force in the scene, and never lost sight ...

    On June 7, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Emarosa

    Emarosa guitarist, Jonas Ladekjaer, breaks the silence with a new interview. Ladekjaer discusses the band’s future, the search for Jonny Craig’s replacement and the challenges of being inactive for ...

    On June 6, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Handguns

    This past weekend I had the pleasure of hanging out with Handguns in their van at Bled Fest for a little bit. We talked about their new record, the ...

    On June 5, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Lydia

    MEB staffer Megan Ammer recently caught up with vocalist Leighton Antelman of the ever-popular indie-rockers Lydia. They discuss the band’s current tour with The Maine, what made them ...

    On June 4, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Pentimento

    We at MEB were fortunate enough to sit with Jerry Pauly and Mike Hansen from Pentimento at this year’s Bled Fest. We talked about their upcoming full-length, touring plans, ...

    On June 1, 2012 / By
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    Interview: The Maine

    MEB staffer Megan Ammer recently caught up with Pat Kirch (drums), Garrett Nickelsen (bassist) and Kennedy Brock (guitarist/vocalist) of The Maine fame. They discuss their current tour with Lydia ...

    On May 31, 2012 / By
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    Interview: letlive

    MEB staffer Austin Gordon recently caught up with Jason Butler and Anthony Rivera of letlive outside of Emo’s East in Austin TX to talk about their recent tour ...

    On May 30, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Enter Shikari

    MEB staffer Ridge Briel and friend Anthony Matthews (who helped write part of the interview) recently caught up with Rou Reynolds and Rory Clewlow of Enter Shikari to ...

    On May 21, 2012 / By
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    Interview: The Swellers

    While supporting Deaf Havana on their current tour in the United Kingdom, Nick Diener, lead singer and rhythm guitarist for punk-rock act The Swellers, spoke with Mind Equals Blown to discuss ...

    On May 1, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Cameron Argon (Big Chocolate, Disfiguring the Goddess, Commissioner)

    MEB staffer Ridge Briel recently caught up with Cameron Argon AKA Big Chocolate about the new Disfiguring the Goddess album and the story behind it. He also touches on ...

    On April 23, 2012 / By
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    Interview: Lights

    MEB staffer Austin Gordon recently got the opportunity to hang out with synth-pop wonder Lights and talk to her about her current tour, her new record Siberia, the ...

    On April 17, 2012 / By