More and more, rock bands are adding DJs to their arsenal of musicians, using cuts, scratches, and samples to fill out their sound. Christopher R. Weingarten talked with one of the first rock DJs, DJ DNA of Urban Dance Squad, and one of today's young guns, DJ Kilmore of Incubus, to explore the roots of the phenomenon.
Nathan T. Birk talks with guitarist Bjorn Gelotte of the Swedish metal legends about the Gothenburg scene and the meaning of death metal.
Liza Hearon caught up with Link 80 vocalist Ryan Noble during the band's recent stint on the Plea For Peace tour to discuss day jobs, touring, and late singer Nick Traina.
"I was fired from every band I was in before, so the only way I can think of to not get fired was form my own band." So says Lemmy Kilmister of the legndary Motūrhead, as he talked 25 years of rock n' roll with Matt Thompson.
What's emo? Don't ask Sunny Day Real Estate drummer William Goldsmith, as he claims not to understand the label. Instead, he spoke to Gail Worley about Yoga, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, and his band's creative process.
Nerds of the world, unite! Nerf Herder are here to take Nerd Core to new heights! Julio Diaz corresponds with frontman Parry Grip about Star Wars, punk rock, Jonathan Richman, and all thigs nerdly.
Be true to your school! Fresh-faced and clean-cut Junior Varsity are gonna rock the sock hop with their energetic, hip '50s rock sound! Now the Ink 19 J.V. Athletic Supporters (Ian Koss, Julio Diaz, Phil Bailey, and Andrew Chadwick) are matching wits with the J.V. squad for an e-mail pep rally!