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Iron Maiden's Janick Gers: 'We're Not Gonna Be A Parody. We Are Valid Now And What We Play Now Is Valid'
Iron Maiden's Janick Gers: 'We're Not Gonna Be A Parody. We Are Valid Now And What We Play Now Is Valid'
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In the following conversation, Iron Maiden guitarist Janick Gers talks to UG about his background, joining Iron Maiden and the recording of "The Book of Souls."
Ghost's Nameless Ghoul: 'There Are A Lot Of Dogmatic Rules In Traditional Heavy Metal That Are Very Limiting'
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Marty Friedman: 'I'd Rather Chew Glass Than Listen To Hendrix'
Marty Friedman: 'I'd Rather Chew Glass Than Listen To Hendrix'
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Former Cacophony and Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman has been living and playing in Japan since 2003. Here, he talks to UG about phenomenal success of "Inferno" and his expectations for the first American tour in over a decade.
Ritchie Blackmore: 'Everybody's Out To Kill Everybody Else In Deep Purple'
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Children of Bodom's Alexi Laiho: 'Challenges Are What Keep Me Alive'
Children Of Bodom's Alexi Laiho: 'Challenges Are What Keep Me Alive'

Here, Children of Bodom's Alexi Laiho talks about losing a bandmate but gaining a newfound sense of freedom and creative expression.

POSTED: 08/31/2015 - 12:14 pm

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Public Enemy's Chuck D: 'We're the Rolling Stones of the Rap Game'
Public Enemy's Chuck D: 'We're The Rolling Stones Of The Rap Game'

Chuck D sat down with UG to discuss PE's most recent album "Man Plans God Laughs," his experience at a Rolling Stones show and the current state of hip-hop music.

POSTED: 08/27/2015 - 06:15 am

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Clutch Guitarist Tim Sult on Band's Own Record Label: 'It's Been the Greatest Thing We've Ever Done for Ourselves'
Clutch Guitarist Tim Sult On Band's Own Record Label: 'It's Been The Greatest Thing We've Ever Done For Ourselves'

Tim Sult talks to UG about the new album, the songwriting and what it takes to be a rock band here in 2015.

POSTED: 08/24/2015 - 01:36 pm

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Lamb of God's Chris Adler: 'Not Playing Too much Is the Best Thing You Can Do'
Lamb Of God's Chris Adler: 'Not Playing Too Much Is The Best Thing You Can Do'

Lamb of God drummer Chris Adler sheds light on what the "VII: Sturm und Drang" album means to the band and his recent work with Megadeth.

POSTED: 08/17/2015 - 02:00 pm

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BFMV's Michael Paget: 'I Never Wanna Stop Learning'
BFMV's Michael Paget: 'I Never Wanna Stop Learning'

Bullet for My Valentine guitarist Michael "Padge" Paget talks about the new album, new bass player and the band's new tour.

POSTED: 08/14/2015 - 12:27 pm

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Iron Maiden's Janick Gers: 'We're Not Gonna Be a Parody. We Are Valid Now and What We Play Now Is Valid'
Iron Maiden's Janick Gers: 'We're Not Gonna Be A Parody. We Are Valid Now And What We Play Now Is Valid'

In the following conversation, Iron Maiden guitarist Janick Gers talks to UG about his background, joining Iron Maiden and the recording of "The Book of Souls."

POSTED: 08/12/2015 - 10:37 am

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Marty Friedman: 'I'd Rather Chew Glass Than Listen to Hendrix'
Marty Friedman: 'I'd Rather Chew Glass Than Listen To Hendrix'

Former Cacophony and Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman has been living and playing in Japan since 2003. Here, he talks to UG about phenomenal success of "Inferno" and his expectations for the first American tour in over a decade.

POSTED: 08/10/2015 - 11:49 am

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Ritchie Blackmore: 'Everybody's Out to Kill Everybody Else in Deep Purple'
Ritchie Blackmore: 'Everybody's Out To Kill Everybody Else In Deep Purple'

UG user Jim Esposito has shared the interview with Ritchie Blackmore he took in 1974. Here, Blackmore talks about meeting Jon Lord for the first time, hating his bandmates, and why he doesn't like giving interviews.

POSTED: 08/06/2015 - 10:59 am

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Disturbed Guitarist Dan Donegan: 'I Try to Balance Shredding and Delicate Parts Out to Make Music as Memorable as I Can'
Disturbed Guitarist Dan Donegan: 'I Try To Balance Shredding And Delicate Parts Out To Make Music As Memorable As I Can'

UG sits down with Distubed axeman Dan Donegan to talk about their 4 year hiatus, the new record, and his approach to writing tasteful guitar leads.

POSTED: 07/31/2015 - 12:55 pm

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Ghost's Nameless Ghoul: 'There Are a Lot of Dogmatic Rules in Traditional Heavy Metal That Are Very Limiting'
Ghost's Nameless Ghoul: 'There Are A Lot Of Dogmatic Rules In Traditional Heavy Metal That Are Very Limiting'

Ghost's lead guitar player talks about the band's image, the sound, the new record, and oh, yeah, the devil!!!

POSTED: 07/27/2015 - 09:52 am

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