interviews:
Luke Sullivant: 'You Need to Have the Tools to Get the Job Done'
Luke stopped by to check out the new Epiphone showroom and talk about his work with multi Grammy winner Mandisa and the Epiphone Les Paul.

POSTED: 04/07/2014 - 09:38 am

 
Watch the Epiphone Interview with Stacy Mitchhart
Checkout how Epiphone caught Nashville's country giant in their showroom.

POSTED: 04/03/2014 - 05:10 pm

 
Backstage With Trivium's Heafy
Check out the behind-the-scenes video of a day-in-the-life of Matt Heafy.

POSTED: 04/02/2014 - 11:37 am

 
Matt Heafy: 'We Always Push to Change Not Only Formulas and Patterns of Ourselves, But of Music'
Trivium frontman talks touring with his Les Paul Customs and future plans.

POSTED: 01/08/2014 - 03:08 am

 
Stone Temple Pilots' Dean DeLeo: 'One Day I Just Said, 'Chester Is the Person to Do This''
Back home after a four-week tour to road test the new lineup, guitarist talked about "High Rise" and what it's been like to work with and without Scott Weiland.

POSTED: 10/21/2013 - 11:43 am

 
Rickenbacker's John Hall: 'The Only Way to Compete Against That Is Using Various Forms of Automation and Working Smart'
UG privately talked to John Hall on Rickenbacker's cooperation with the Beatles, the relatonship with Fender and the company's famous endorsees.

POSTED: 10/06/2013 - 03:54 pm

 
Korn's James 'Munky' Shaffer Talks to UG Readers
UG readers united to interview the nu metal veterans' axeman - read what did Munky answer here.

POSTED: 09/27/2013 - 11:09 am

 
Ask Korn Anything!
We're speaking to Korn guitarist James "Munky" Schaffer this week - ask him anything here and we'll pass your questions on.

POSTED: 09/13/2013 - 09:45 am

 
Jason Newsted: 'I Had to Keep the Music Going in Order to Keep My Balance'
Metal bassist gave UG a couple of words on his career and "Heavy Metal Music."

POSTED: 08/20/2013 - 11:03 am

 
Dave Mustaine Says He Doesn't Believe in Evolution
Megadeth frontman tells the story behind the "Super Collider" title and shares his views on God and science.

POSTED: 03/26/2013 - 11:05 am

 
Lacuna Coil: 'Kids Are Not Buying The Albums Anymore'
Singer Andrea Ferro talks about the current state of music industry, saying it is impossible for a young band to reach rock super-stardom.

POSTED: 03/18/2013 - 10:02 am

 
Geoff Tate: Queensryche 'Sliced Their Own Throat' By Firing Me
Singer talks exit in new interview.

POSTED: 03/06/2013 - 07:36 am

 
Steven Wilson: 'My Biggest Ambition Is To Score A Movie'
Steven Wilson made his name leading progressive rock legends Porcupine Tree, but since 2003 he's been making a move towards releasing music under his own name.

POSTED: 02/15/2013 - 10:16 am

 
Steven Wilson On Life: 'Time Is Ticking Away'
Porcupine Tree man tells UG about his new solo album, and how he was moved to tears while by guitar solos during the making of his new record.

POSTED: 02/13/2013 - 10:20 am

 
Anthrax Guitarist Talks Caggiano's Departure And His Hatred Of Dubstep
Scott Ian also talks new Anthrax album in interview.

POSTED: 01/23/2013 - 10:29 am

 
Fort Hope: Exclusive First Interview
Ultimate-Guitar talks with ex-My Passion members about new band.

POSTED: 01/14/2013 - 09:46 am

 
Geoff Tate: My Former Queensryche Bandmates Are 'Cowards Who Wouldn't Stand Up For Themselves'
Todd Newton of BigMusicGeek.com recently conducted an interview with Queensrÿche singer Geoff Tate.

POSTED: 01/04/2013 - 08:48 am

 
The 69 Eyes Jyrki 69: 'I Knew That We'd Made A Timeless Classic'
The 69 Eyes frontman speaks about the moving nature of the band's new album, keeping a stable line-up for years, and sharing the limelight with other "vampire" bands.

POSTED: 12/18/2012 - 02:19 am

 
Tool Singer Addresses 'Difficult Interview' Reputation
Tool singer Maynard James Keenan has addressed his reputation for being a very difficult interview in the latest installment of his bi-weekly online column.

POSTED: 12/07/2012 - 07:59 am

 
Down Members Talk New EP, Touring And Looking Handsome
Vocalist Philip Anselmo and his Down bandmates recently visited the Loudwire studios to talk about their new EP, touring, and looking handsome.

POSTED: 11/27/2012 - 10:34 am

 
Soundgarden Reunion Down To Matt Cameron
Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil thinks drummer Matt Cameron may have planned the band's reunion.

POSTED: 11/14/2012 - 08:08 am

 
Geoff Tate Says He Has Already 'Spent a Fortune' Taking Queensryche Bandmates To Court
Screamer Magazine recently conducted an interview with QueensryChe singer Geoff Tate. A couple of excerpts from the chat read here.

POSTED: 11/04/2012 - 11:01 am

 
Iron Maiden's Steve Harris Discusses 'British Lion' & The 30th Anniversary Of The 'Beast'
Harris talks about what made him step out from underneath the Iron Maiden banner after nearly four decades with the group.

POSTED: 11/02/2012 - 12:15 pm

 
Mumford And Sons: 'We Don't Want To Become Like Coldplay'
Folk-stars have distanced themselves from media-based comparisons to Coldplay.

POSTED: 11/02/2012 - 11:57 am

 
Corey Taylor Talks New Stone Sour Album In Video Interview
Dave Bertram of Access: Rock recently conducted an interview with Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor in Stockholm, Sweden.

POSTED: 10/31/2012 - 10:31 am

 
Anthrax Guitarist's Rig Rundown (Video)
Anthrax recently spent time in the studio recording several cover versions of some of their favorite rock classics, to be included with the upcoming re-release of the band's latest album, "Worship Music".

POSTED: 10/31/2012 - 10:16 am

 
Axl Rose Gives First TV Interview In 20 Years, Reveals Support For Obama
GN'R front man talks politics and tardiness on Jimmy Kimmel.

POSTED: 10/25/2012 - 07:55 am

 
Cradle Of Filth Frontman Talks About New Album
Dani "Filth" Davey of British extreme metallers Cradle Of Filth is talking about new album and problems with labels. A couple of excerpts from the chat you can find here.

POSTED: 10/08/2012 - 10:36 am

 
Ask Phil Anselmo Anything!
Next week we're interviewing former Pantera frontman Phil Anselmo and two of his bandmates in Down. Here's your opportunity to ask the metal supergroup anything you want.

POSTED: 10/05/2012 - 11:14 am

 
Serj Tankian Goes Off On Mitt Romney And Paul Ryan
During a recent interview with American Rock Scene, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, poet and political activist Serj Tankian shared his views on the upcoming presidential election.

POSTED: 09/25/2012 - 09:35 am

 
Aerosmith's Joe Perry Talks Politics: 'I'm A Definite Old School Republican'
You might think of Aerosmith as the ultimate rock and roll bad boys, but when it comes to politics, at least one of the legendary Boston-based rockers is a bit more conservative.

POSTED: 09/19/2012 - 10:25 am

 
Slipknot Interviewed By U.K.'s Scuzz
On July 24, U.K.'s Scuzz conducted an interview with Slipknot at the Cincinnati, Ohio stop of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival.

POSTED: 09/18/2012 - 08:39 am

 
Lamb Of God Drummer Discusses Randy Blythe's Arrest
Bram Teitelman of MetalInsider.net recently conducted an interview with drummer Chris Adler of Richmond, Virginia metallers Lamb Of God.

POSTED: 09/17/2012 - 07:29 am

 
Noel Gallagher: 'I Don't Want To Make An Album That's As Bad As Oasis' 'Be Here Now''
The former Oasis chief claims he wants to take time out to avoid making another album like "Be Here Now".

POSTED: 09/16/2012 - 11:01 am

 
Noel Gallagher: 'Being A Solo Artist Is Harder Work Than Being In Oasis'
Noel Gallagher has spoken about his career as a solo artist and has admitted that he finds it "a lot harder work" than being in Oasis.

POSTED: 09/12/2012 - 09:08 am

 
Dee Snider: Why I Denounce Paul Ryan's Use Of 'We're Not Gonna Take It'
Dee Snider, who recently slammed Vice Presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan using the band's 1984 signature tune "We're Not Gonna Take It" at a recent rally, was interviewed on tonight's (Monday, September 10) edition of "Joy Behar: Say Anything".

POSTED: 09/11/2012 - 10:13 am

 
Jack White: 'Festivals Are A Necessary Evil'
Jack White has called festivals "a necessary evil" and has admitted that he doesn't actually enjoy playing them very much.

POSTED: 09/09/2012 - 11:01 am

 
Staind: New Video Interview Posted Online
On August 19, Lux, the on-air personality at KPNT 105.7 The Point radio station in St. Louis, Missouri, conducted an interview with Staind.

POSTED: 09/09/2012 - 11:01 am

 
Godsmack: New Video Interview With Sully Erna
On August 19, Lux, the on-air personality at KPNT 105.7 The Point radio station in St. Louis, Missouri, conducted an interview with Godsmack frontman Sully Erna.

POSTED: 09/08/2012 - 11:01 am

 
Korn Guitarist: We've Never Considered Ourselves 'Nu-Metal'
Shawn Fernandes of GibsonGuitar.in recently conducted an interview with Korn guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer.

POSTED: 09/02/2012 - 11:01 am

 
Guitar Talk: Hanging With Zakk Wylde At Ozzfest
Sure, Zakk Wylde is an incredibly talented guitar player, with the kind of soloing skills that would make any player envious.

POSTED: 08/28/2012 - 10:46 am

 
Serj Tankian: 'I Wasn't Able To Express Myself As a Composer As Much' In SOAD
KCET's Artbound recently spoke to singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, poet and political activist Serj Tankian for its "Where I'm From" series.

POSTED: 08/24/2012 - 08:55 am

 
Godsmack, Shinedown Praise Adele, Lady Gaga For 'Raw Talent'
To celebrate the Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival launch Uproar's Rick Florino spoke with Brent Smith from Shinedown, Sully Erna from Godsmack and Rick DeJesus from Adelitas Way.

POSTED: 08/22/2012 - 09:02 am

 
Slash: 'You Don't Need Confrontation And Volatility To Make Rock N' Roll Work'
Legendary guitarist Slash spoke to The New Zealand Herald about being a solo artist after working with two of rock's most volatile frontman in Axl Rose and Scott Weiland.

POSTED: 08/21/2012 - 09:23 am

 
Bullet For My Valentine Frontman Comments On Upcoming Album
South Africa's Voice Of Rock Radio conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Matt Tuck of Welsh metallers Bullet For My Valentine.

POSTED: 08/19/2012 - 11:01 am

 
Queensryche: 'Return To History' Tour Will Focus On 'Great, Old Classic Material'
Joe Reinartz of Pollstar has published a new interview with Queensryche drummer Scott Rockenfield and guitarist Michael Wilton regarding their legal battle with singer Geoff Tate over the band's name.

POSTED: 08/19/2012 - 11:01 am

 
Randy Blythe: 'It'll Be Hard For Them To Convict Me On The Charge They Have Leveled Against Me'
A few days after his return to Richmond, Virginia, Blythe spoke to LA Weekly about his feelings, his plans to stand trial, and losing his own daughter to a heart defect.

POSTED: 08/15/2012 - 10:24 am

 
Iron Maiden: 'Our Fans Are Truly Loyal And We Never Want To Let Them Down'
An interview with a drummer Nicko McBrain of Iron Maiden after the band's August 15 concert at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.

POSTED: 08/09/2012 - 08:51 am

 
Testament Interviewed At Germany's Wacken Open Air
German TV channel ZDF Kultur conducted an interview with San Francisco Bay Area metallers Testament at this year's Wacken Open Air festival.

POSTED: 08/07/2012 - 09:37 am

 
Slash Says Velvet Revolver 'Really Wanted To Work With' Ours Singer
Tim Louie of The Aquarian Weekly recently conducted an interview with legendary guitarist Slash (Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver).

POSTED: 08/04/2012 - 11:01 am