Posts Tagged ‘discusses’

paris hilton 2013

Birdman Talks About Signing Paris Hilton To Cash Money Records

Among all of the crazy music industry updates we have heard lately, nothing really matches up to the disturbing news of Cash Money Records co-founder Birdman signing heiress Paris Hilton. He recently opened up to The Los Angeles Times about signing Hilton to a major deal.

Excuse us while we take a second to ready the puke bucket.

“Controversy and all of that, it works for your benefit,” he said. “[Her Cash Money deal] being so talked about shows the strength of her popularity. I’m very excited. I’m very appreciative that she’s part of the team. She’s very talented, and

Sum 41

Sum 41′s Deryck Whibley Discusses Stevo’s Departure

Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley did a recent interview discussing drummer Stevo Jocz’s (Stevo) departure. Jocz’s continued back problems were affecting his playing and contributed to his stepping down.

Check out a section of the interview below and read the entire piece by simply clicking here.

4) Was Stevo’s departure already planned before you cancelled the last shows ?
Not that i knew of. He may have been thinking of it already. I’m not sure. I think we were all pretty tired and burnt out by the end of this tour. Or at least i know i was and

against me! 2013

Laura Jane Grace Discusses Her First Year As A Woman

Against Me!‘s Laura Jane Grace was recently featured in an issue of Cosmopolitan Magazine discussing her first year as a woman. Laura was known originally as Tom Gabel until last year.

Please check out a small piece of the article right here and click here for the entire read.

In high school, Tommy dated girls. “I was always attracted to women. It was never a sexuality issue. I just knew that if I could make a wish to change into a woman myself, I would have made it 100 times every day. It became so stressful that I’d reach

John Mayer - 2012

John Mayer Discusses Granuloma Possibly Returning

John Mayer recently sat down with the people at Rolling Stone to discuss his recovery process from having granuloma removed and the possibility of it actually returning. Read the entire interview through the link provided and keep an eye out for more updates from Mayer.

Is it possible the granuloma could come back?
Sure. Everybody goes through this – at 35, you realize you just can’t do whatever you want to do in terms of diet, sleep and overuse. You’re held accountable. It’s a ratio of one to one of what you put in to what you get out. I

Zac Farro 2012

Zac Farro (HalfNoise) Discusses Becoming A Frontman

Ex-Paramore drummer Zac Farro opened up about switching from being drummer in his old band to becoming a frontman in his new musical endeavor, HalfNoise. Read an excerpt of what he had to say regarding the transition, overcoming his fear, and much more below.

You were the drummer in a popular pop-rock band and here you are completely front and center, putting yourself out there in a big way. Point blank: Are you terrified?
Let me tell you, it was so nerve-wracking. I got the call from Daniel and my friend Gavin who plays drums in Paper Route. Daniel was

Nas 2012

Nas Unveils Shocking Cover Artwork For ‘Life Is Good’, Discusses Direction

Nas has unveiled his cover artwork for his highly-anticipated tenth studio album, Life Is Good, and already has UTG talking. This album has an official release date of July 17 through Island Def Jam.

Read the interview with Rap-Up discussing the direction of this album, plus featured artists, after the jump and tell us what you think of his shocking cover artwork. We cannot wait to hear what his ex. wife Kelis will have to say about it.…

thecompanywekeep2012

Brian Southall (TREOS/TCWK) Discusses Albums That Changed His Life

Our good friends over at Alter The Press sat down with Brian Southall (The Receiving End Of Sirens and The Company We Keep) to discuss the four albums that changed his life. Each album holds it special place in his collection.

Check out Southall’s top albums including Pearl Jam’s Ten, NOFX’s Punk In Drublic, Choke’s Needless To Say, and Nine Inch Nails’ With Teeth. Click past the link provided to check out this awesome feature from ATP.

Will you be watching The Company We Keep when they roll through your town on select dates of …

I Am The Avalanche 2011

Vinnie Caruana (I Am The Avalanche) Discusses Albums That Changed His Life

Our good friends over at Alter The Press sat down with Vinnie Caruana (I Am The Avalanche) to discuss the four albums that changed his life. Each one has its own special significance and meaning.

Check out Vinnie’s top albums including Slick Rick’s The Adventures of Slick Rick, Minor Threat’s Out Of Step, Morrissey’s Your Arsenal, and Seaweed’s Spanaway! Click past the link provided to check out this awesome feature from ATP.

Will you be watching I Am The Avalanche when they roll through your town on the Vans Warped Tour? Under The Gun …

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NOFX Discusses Sound Of New Album

AP recently caught up with Fat Mike to discuss the recording process of NOFX‘s new album.

The tracks on the group’s twelfth full-length were produced by Bill Stevenson (Rise Against, Hot Water Music, Bouncing Souls). Mike mentioned that the sound of this album is compareable to Punk In Drublic. He also discussed how the writing worked, his laziness and the vibe in the studio. Read the entire article by heading here and enjoy.

I was gonna ask you to expand on that, because at this point I think most people know what a NOFX record is gonna sound

The Ready Set 2012

Jordan Witzigreuter (The Ready Set) Discusses Albums That Changed His Life

The Ready Set‘s own Jordan Witzigreuter sat down with our friends over at Alter The Press to discuss the albums that changed his life.

Jordan talks about the many influences that have shaped his musical career including Copeland, The Lawrence Arms, Saves The Day and Kanye West. Do you enjoy some of his picks?

Please head through the link provided to read this article and comment with your thoughts on Jordan’s favorites. Check out The Ready Set on tour currently with Breathe Carolina by clicking right here.…

The Ready Set 2012

The Ready Set Discusses Forthcoming Album

The Ready Set mastermind Jordan Witzigreuter took some time to talk about his forthcoming album, with Pop Crush, and the results are informative. Please take a look at what Witzigreuter had to say by looking below and view the entire article by simply heading here. We cannot wait to hear new material in the weeks to come.

How is the new material different from your previous work?
It’s shaping up to be a little bit better. It still sounds like what I do, but I think the songs are a little more unique. It’s hard to describe [laughs]. It’s

The Pretty Reckless 2012

Taylor Momsen Discusses Albums That Changed Her Life

Taylor Momsen of The Pretty Reckless took some time recently and sat down with our friends over at Alter The Press to discuss the albums that changed her life.

She discusses the many influences that have shaped her musical career including The Beatles, Sound Garden, Oasis and Garbage. Do you enjoy some of her picks?

Please head through the link provided to read this article and comment with your thoughts on Taylor’s favorites.…