Interview

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Stryker Interviews the Founders of ‘Taking Back Tuesday’

Stryker sat down with T.J. Petracca, Morgan Freed, and Barbara Szabo, creators of Taking Back Tuesday, the monthly Emo night at the Echoplex that takes place on the first Tuesday of every month.

KROQ-FM–07/23/2015

Sam Harris of X Ambassadors

Interview: X Ambassadors Pleasantly Surprised by Jeep’s ‘Renegade’ Campaign

Harris says the band was nervous about taking part in the Jeep ad, but that in the end he was “pleasantly surprised.”

07/10/2015

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Interview: Sublime With Rome Return to Their Roots on ‘Sirens’

As Sublime With Rome prepares for a July 17 release Sirens, the threesome are having more fun than ever, says singer Rome Ramirez.

07/06/2015

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Kevin & Bean Investigate The Recent Shark Attacks In North Carolina

Here in Southern California, the beach is pretty much a part of life. It’s a great place to spend the day getting some sun, playing beach volleyball, cruising down the boardwalk, and avoiding sharks?! Our LA beaches have rare shark attacks from time to time, but the opposite coast hasn’t been so lucky lately.

KROQ-FM–06/24/2015

Nate Ruess studio interview

Interview: Nate Ruess Lets Himself Get ‘Vulnerable’ on Solo Debut ‘Grand Romantic’

Nate Ruess of fun. says his new solo album ‘Grand Romantic’ is ‘relatable’ and carries a ‘balance’ of emotions. He also describes working with Pink.

06/15/2015

Dominic Howard of Muse

Interview: Muse Say ‘Drones’ is Their Best Album Yet

“I suppose the album is a bit of a concept album, yeah. It’s probably the most conceptual album that we’ve done.”

06/08/2015

James Bay

James Bay Tells the Story Behind ‘Hold Back The River’

“Most of my songs start musically—melody, guitar part, chords, whatever—but that one didn’t. It started with quite an overwhelming feeling.”

06/03/2015

twenty one pilots Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun

Interview: Twenty One Pilots Battle Suffocating Insecurities for ‘Blurryface’

Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun discuss the new album, their latest videos, sharing the spotlight with their families and their path to overcome suffocating insecurities.

05/20/2015

Slayer

Slayer: Metal Heroes Divided and Devoted

They’ve survived Nazi allegations, lawsuits, nu metal, releasing an album on 9/11, and hellacious touring cycles. But can they make it through their biggest challenge of all?

05/14/2015

Brandon Flowers

Brandon Flowers, Contemporary Adult

With his latest solo album, ‘The Desired Effect,’ Brandon Flowers says he’s making pop music for adults. Mostly because, someone has to.

04/22/2015

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