Coheed & Cambria Interview with Mike Todd February 22nd, 2008

Michael Todd took a few minutes to chat with me before hitting the stage for a show on their run of dates opening for Linkin Park throughout North America. Sadly, I did not get to see their local London, Ontario show due to a conflict. I understand they played an excellent set. Coheed & Cambria…

Silverstein Interview with Bill Hamilton February 7th, 2008

Silverstein played to a capacity crowd at London’s Cowboy’s Ranch on February 7th, 2008, Playing material from their three commercial releases. I’d seen them play before actually, on the second run of Taste of Chaos dates. I’d just forgotten I’d seen them. What struck me about seeing them this time around was that they felt like a…

Seether Interview with John Humphrey December 12th, 2007

In some ways, it’s a bit ironic that my first show of 2008 should be a pair of bands that wouldn’t even be on my radar if Fazer didn’t exist. I’m not much of a rock radio boy, and both Three Days Grace and Seether have both charted well on rock radio, with Seether enjoying…

50ft Monster – Brian Futter and Neil Sims Interview November 2007

If the names Brian Futter and Neil Sims seem familiar, it’s likely that you’re a Catherine Wheel fan, and recognize the names from Catherine Wheel’s roster of talent. Brian and Neil are the guitarist and drummer from the band (and I say ‘are’ here on purpose, as there is really no indication that Catherine Wheel…

Meg & Dia interview November 1st, 2007

Interview with Meg, Dia, Nick, Jon and Mo Powers (tour manager), conducted above Call The Office in London – Nov 1st. Mike: So how’s the tour been going so far? Jon: It’s Going. You’re half way through the tour now? Dia: No we’re not actually. Wait, wait… yes, this tour is half way over from…

Nick Thomas – The Spill Canvas Interview November 1st, 2007

Interview with Nick from Spill Canvas above Call The Office in London – Nov 1st. Mike: So… what’s the shittiest question you tend to get asked when being interviewed Nick? Nick: I don’t know if it’s so much shitty as I guess there’s the monotonous routine, which I understand those because you have to establish…

Loel Campbell – Wintersleep Interview October 30th, 2007

A phone interview with Loel from Wintersleep Oct 30th – While the band was out west on their first round of dates for Welcome to the Night Sky Mike: Where are you guys right now? Loel: I’m with Mike and we’re in a bargain store. Where in Canada are you? In Kelowna, sorry. Oh dude…

In This Moment Interview with Chris Howorth – October 2007

Circa October 2007 – Fazer Magazine Chris Howorth, guitarist for In This Moment, took a bit of time while on the road to field some questions for Fazer. Read on… Mike: How did you get into playing guitar? Chris: It came from watching MTV and reading metal mags and just wanting to do that…I always…