No stranger to trouble, Wes Scantlin, vocalist for the Kansas City rock band Puddle Of Mudd opened up about his challenges with drugs, booze and the law and what helps keep him grounded today. In this new interview, Wes also recalls how he was seriously considering getting out of music before his demo tape clandestinely landed in the hands of Fred Durst. Regarding that stroke of luck Wes says ‘I got a call when I was in Mobile picking up my ex-girlfriends daughter when I got the call…oh no, you’re not going to go to New Orleans, you’ve got to come to Los Angeles…we’re going to sign you!’
Check out the rest of Wes’ weird life in the podcast interview.
In a new interview with Jave Patterson, San Diego native Elise Trouw discusses her rise to fame as a YouTube sensation, playing on the Jimmy Kimmel show, touring with Incubus and an interesting fact about very early life and her inability to talk before the age of four.
The Korn guitarist spoke with Jave Patterson about the band’s aggressive past, how they stay relevant to a new generation of listeners while still speaking to the audience that fell in love with Korn back in the late ’90’s.
On where Korn get their angst from as wealthy rock stars, Brian states ‘…when you have money it’s not like everything’s perfect…’
Brian also talked about what was different with the new album ‘The Nothing’ by saying ‘…Jonathan, our singer started falling in love with heavy music again…’
Through multiple albums and almost three decades of touring, along with the loss of founding members Kevin Moore (keyboards) and Mike Portnoy (drums), Dream Theater continues to make music and impress audiences worldwide due to their musical accuracy, tenacity and dynamics. In this interview, the somewhat reclusive vocals recalls his days before joining the band and how Dream Theater has evolved over time with integral members coming and going.
Bursting onto the music/metal scene with their version of the Cranberries ‘Zombie’, Bad Wolves frontman Tommy Vext took some time to discuss going from replacement vocalist (SNOT) to fill-in vocalist (Five Finger Death Punch) to full-fledged rock star with his own band Bad Wolves. In this interview, Tommy also shares about his home life and what helps keep him grounded when surrounded by fans and ‘yes’ people as a rock singer for one of the biggest bands of 2018/19.
Sully and Shannon of Godsmack dropped by with some members of the band Monster Truck to discuss new music, taking young bands out on the road, the love for everything Boston and more!
Ghost mastermind Tobias Forge took some time to open up with The ‘Doods’ to discuss his relationships with his folks, where he gets inspiration from and how he approaches the ever unfolding story of the thematic rock band he fronts with a cast of ‘nameless ghouls’. He even suggests what ‘The Cardinal’ (the character he plays in the band) enjoyed most when it came to Saturday morning cartoons as a kid!