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Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal: 'Anybody's Normal and Everyone's a Human Being Making Music'
Guns N'Roses axeman is a solo artist, songwriter, producer, and remarkable singer and here we find out a bit about those various things.

POSTED: 07/02/2014 - 03:07 pm

Evans Blue: 'Whoever You End Up Being, It's Okay To Be That Person'
Hit The Lights' Robert Gray telephoned rhythm guitarist Parker Lauzon to discuss "Graveyard Of Empires."

POSTED: 04/17/2012 - 12:54 pm

Maylene & The Sons Of Disaster: 'We Let Our Albums Speak For Themselves'
Hit The Lights' Robert Gray telephoned Maylene frontman Dallas Taylor to discuss "IV".

POSTED: 12/13/2011 - 01:36 pm

Zoro: ''The Big Gig' Is A Book For Every Musician In The World'
Hit The Lights' Robert Gray telephoned Zoro to discuss 'The Big Gig: Big-Picture Thinking For Success' by Alfred Publishing.

POSTED: 11/30/2011 - 02:53 pm

Richie Faulkner: 'I'm Not There To Replace A Forty-Year Career'
Judas Priest guitarist Richie Faulkner discussed his arrival and "The Chosen Few".

POSTED: 11/18/2011 - 03:01 pm

Dream Theater: 'Mike Is A Monster Of A Drummer'
Discussing "A Dramatic Turn Of Events", the act were due to perform that night in Salt Lake City, Utah at Kingsbury Hall.

POSTED: 11/11/2011 - 07:04 pm

Saxon: 'It's A Fantastic Time For Rock Fans At The Moment'
Saxon mainman Biff Byford telephoned Hit The Lights' Robert Gray to discuss "Call To Arms".

POSTED: 10/26/2011 - 02:47 pm

Five Finger Death Punch: 'We Like To Pick Titles That Are Risky'
Hit The Lights' Robert Gray telephoned Five Finger Death Punch guitarist Jason Hook to discuss "American Capitalist".

POSTED: 10/19/2011 - 02:35 pm

Adrenaline Mob: 'Our Elements Are Huge Riffs And Slamming Grooves'
Robert Gray telephoned Adrenaline Mob's management office to speak to drummer Mike Portnoy regarding the group.

POSTED: 09/30/2011 - 04:01 pm

Suicide Silence: 'There Was No Deathcore Before [Us]'
Hit The Lights' Robert Gray telephoned Suicide Silence guitarist Mark Heylmun to discuss "The Black Crown".

POSTED: 09/27/2011 - 12:18 pm

The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus: 'Not Many Bands Make A Third Album'
Hit The Lights' Robert Gray telephoned The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus vocalist Ronnie Winter to discuss 'Am I The Enemy'.

POSTED: 08/30/2011 - 01:45 pm

Sepultura: 'It's Impossible To Relive Something That's Not There Anymore'
Robert Gray telephoned Sepultura guitarist Andreas Kisser to discuss "Kairos".

POSTED: 07/22/2011 - 02:54 pm

Shaun Morgan 'Surrounded By Morons, So There's Fodder For Songwriting'
Seether frontman Shaun Morgan discussed "Holding Onto Strings Better Left To Fray".

POSTED: 05/18/2011 - 01:40 pm

Orange Amps Founder: Our Amps Have 'More Crunch And Sound Better'
Robert Gray telephoned Orange Amps founder Cliff Cooper to discuss the history of Orange Amps and its future.

POSTED: 05/11/2011 - 03:14 pm

Behemoth Frontman On Leukaemia Battle: 'I Had To Face The Demon'
Behemoth frontman Adam "Nergal" Darski discussed his leukaemia battle, and Behemoth's future.

POSTED: 05/06/2011 - 02:58 pm

Meat Puppets: 'We Built 'Lollipop' Like A Lego Toy'
Hit The Lights' Robert Gray telephoned Meat Puppets frontman Curt Kirkwood to discuss "Lollipop".

POSTED: 04/29/2011 - 02:55 pm

Cry Baby Director: 'The Wah-Wah Pedal Is Such An Iconic Piece Of Gear'
Hit The Lights' Robert Gray telephoned "Cry Baby" co-director Joey Tosi to discuss the documentary.

POSTED: 04/08/2011 - 03:22 pm

Protest The Hero: 'Guitarists Make Up A Good Percentage Of Our Audience'
Hit The Lights' Robert Gray telephoned Protest The Hero guitarist Tim Millar to discuss "Scurrilous".

POSTED: 03/25/2011 - 05:01 pm

Mr Big's Paul Gilbert: ''What If...' Is Definitely High Energy'
Robert Gray telephoned Mr. Big guitarist Paul Gilbert to discuss 'What If...'.

POSTED: 01/21/2011 - 04:16 pm

Triptykon: 'Heavy Metal Is Much More Classful Than Pop Or Hip-Hop'
Triptykon mainman Tom G. Warrior telephoned Hit The Lights' Robert Gray to discuss the group's career thus far.

POSTED: 01/10/2011 - 04:46 pm

Fall Out Boy's Joe Trohman: 'On Paper The Damned Things Looked F----- Up'
Hit The Lights' Robert Gray telephoned Joe Trohman to discuss The Damned Things.

POSTED: 12/10/2010 - 05:26 pm

Apocalyptica: Collaboration With James Hetfield 'Would Be Great'
Robert Gray telephoned Apocalyptica mainman Eicca Toppinen to discuss "7th Symphony".

POSTED: 12/08/2010 - 05:02 pm

Eric Johnson: Guitar 'Now In An Orbit Where There's Gratuitousness To It'
Hit The Lights' Robert Gray telephoned Eric Johnson to discuss "Up Close".

POSTED: 12/06/2010 - 11:35 am

Gus G: New Riffs Written For Ozzy 'More In The Vein Of Old Ozzy'
Gus G telephoned Hit The Lights' Robert Gray to discuss "Days Of Defiance", and Ozzy Osbourne.

POSTED: 11/24/2010 - 04:55 pm

As I Lay Dying: 'Has A Lot More Depth Musically Than A Metalcore Band'
Robert Gray telephoned As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis to discuss the group's albums as well as his Modern Rebellion clothing line.

POSTED: 11/19/2010 - 04:39 pm

(hed) pe Vocalist: 'A Lot Of Other Bands Are Easier To Describe With Words'
Hit The Lights' Robert Gray telephoned (hed)pe frontman Jared Gomes to discuss "Truth Rising".

POSTED: 11/17/2010 - 04:28 pm

Gwar: "Tuning's Really Low & Sick" On "Bloody Pit Of Horror"
Hit The Lights' Robert Gray telephoned Gwar lead guitarist Cory Smoot to discuss "Bloody Pit Of Horror".

POSTED: 11/12/2010 - 04:34 pm

Rob Halford: 'Godfather Of Metal & Metal God Will Be Side By Side'
Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford telephoned Hit The Lights' Robert Gray to discuss "Halford IV: Made Of Metal".

POSTED: 11/04/2010 - 02:08 pm

Showdown Axeman: 'I Don't Care If My Mailman Believes In God Or Not'
Robert Gray telephoned The Showdown guitarist Josh Childers to discuss "Blood In The Gears".

POSTED: 10/20/2010 - 03:37 pm

BCC's Glenn Hughes: 'Joe And I Are The Robert Plant And Jimmy Page'
Robert Gray telephoned Black Country Communion frontman Glenn Hughes to discuss the group's life thus far.

POSTED: 09/17/2010 - 12:31 pm

Slash: 'Simple And To The Point. Just Play The F-cking Song'
Slash representative telephoned Robert Gray to put him through to the aforementioned guitarist, so that the man's solo career and plans could be discussed.

POSTED: 08/14/2010 - 12:22 pm

Nevermore's Jeff Loomis: One of the 40 All-Time Greatest Metal Guitarists?
Nevermore guitarist Jeff Loomis telephoned Hit The Lights' Robert Gray to discuss "The Obsidian Conspiracy".

POSTED: 06/30/2010 - 02:34 pm

Soulfly's Max Cavalera: ''Omen' Is More Of An Aggressive Album'
Hit The Lights' Robert Gray telephoned Soulfly frontman Max Cavalera to discuss 'Omen'.

POSTED: 06/28/2010 - 04:16 pm

Tarot: 'With ProTools, You Lose The Groove Of A Real Rock Band'
Tarot frontman Marco Hietala telephoned Hit The Lights' Robert Gray to discuss "Gravity of Light".

POSTED: 06/07/2010 - 02:17 pm

Drowning Pool: 'We Wanted To Try Something New With This Album'
Hit The Lights' Robert Gray telephoned Drowning Pool guitarist C.J. Pierce to discuss the group's self-titled effort.

POSTED: 06/02/2010 - 03:10 pm

Slayer's Tom Araya: 'I'll Know When I Don't Wanna Do This Anymore'
Tom Araya discussed with Hit The Lights' Robert Gray his back surgery and Slayer's future.

POSTED: 05/21/2010 - 03:10 pm

Fozzy: 'Chasing The Grail' Is Chris Jericho's 'Strongest Vocal Performance'
Robert Gray telephoned Fozzy guitarist Rich Ward to discuss "Chasing The Grail".

POSTED: 05/06/2010 - 02:29 pm

BFMV: 'We Do What We Do, And We're Pretty F--king Good At It'
Robert Gray telephoned Bullet For My Valentine frontman Matt Tuck to discuss "Fever".

POSTED: 04/24/2010 - 10:15 am

Monte Pittman: 'I'd Love To See Adam Lambert Play With' Led Zeppelin
Hit The Lights' Robert Gray telephoned Monte Pittman to discuss his time as a member of Madonna's and Adam Lambert's respective live groups.

POSTED: 04/22/2010 - 02:34 pm

Satriani: Chickenfoot 'Started Writing & Recording For Second Album'
Hit The Lights' Robert Gray telephoned Joe Satriani to discuss Chickenfoot's new DVD, their second album plans, and his solo album plans.

POSTED: 04/17/2010 - 12:26 pm

High On Fire's Matt Pike: Lyrics 'About Exorcising My Own Personal Demons'
Robert Gray telephoned High On Fire's manager, who passed her phone onto frontman Matt Pike to discuss "Snakes For The Divine".

POSTED: 04/05/2010 - 03:10 pm

Reader's Wives: 'Nowadays You Gotta Have Great Songs & Be Different'
Reader's Wives mainman Niall James Holohan discuss the group's career thus far.

POSTED: 03/12/2010 - 04:57 pm

Jon Oliva: 'I Think The Afghan War Gives America A Bad Name'
Jon Oliva's Pain's frontman Jon Oliva telephoned Hit The Lights' Robert Gray to discuss "Festival".

POSTED: 03/09/2010 - 04:32 pm

Creed Vocalist: 'My Relationship With Christ Has Made Changes In My Life'
Creed's vocalist Scott Stapp discussed the band's reunion and his solo career.

POSTED: 02/26/2010 - 02:56 pm

David Ellefson On Recording New Megadeth Album: 'That's The Plan'
Hit The Lights' Robert Gray telephoned David Ellefson to discuss his return to Megadeth.

POSTED: 02/20/2010 - 03:00 pm

Tony Iommi: I'd Like To Remember 'Black Sabbath' As A Groundbreaking Album
Tony Iommi discussed the fortieth anniversary of Black Sabbath's debut album.

POSTED: 02/13/2010 - 11:48 am

Jeff Young: 'If Mustaine Was Pinocchio, You Could Watch His Nose Grow'
Jeff Young continues the revelatory conversation which sheds light on his account of events.

POSTED: 02/12/2010 - 04:17 pm

Jeff Young: 'We Put A Few Improvs Together, That Was 'In My Darkest Hour''
Hit The Lights' Robert Gray telephoned Jeff Young to discuss his time in Megadeth.

POSTED: 02/11/2010 - 04:40 pm

Bumblefoot: 'Chinese Democracy' Is GN'R's 'White Album' (The Beatles)'
Bumblefoot continues the conversation which sheds light on how he came to join Guns N' Roses, the album 'Chinese Democracy', touring, the band's 2010 lineup.

POSTED: 02/06/2010 - 10:22 am

GN'R's Bumblefoot On Replacing Slash Etc.: 'It's Like Filling A Shoe Closet'
Hit The Lights' Robert Gray telephoned Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal at his home studio to discuss his time in Guns N' Roses.

POSTED: 02/05/2010 - 04:33 pm