Jeffrey Nothing, lead vocalist for alternative metal group MUSHROOMHEAD gets geared up before a show in Chicago while Hank Pearl picks his brain on the band’s change of look and sound for their Beautiful Stories for Ugly Children album.
For the second time Hank Pearl sits and chats with Hood Rocker Mary Magdalan to talk about her second time on the road, where she goes mentally when on stage, the loads of free material that her group gives away for free on the internet, and future plans for the band.
In this clip, Hood Rocker Mary Magdalan discusses what it is like to watch one of the band’s roadies and friends become diagnosed with lung cancer at the age of 29.
Hank Pearl sits down for an interview with Warrel Dane, lead vocalist for Heavy Metal rock group NEVERMORE. The two discuss the meanings behind a few of the band’s songs.
In this clip Dane talks about a few of his existential beliefs, the suicide that inspired their single, “Emptiness Unobstructed,” and how the band’s recreational behavior has changed over time.
In this interview, Hank Pearl chats with guitarist Matt McClelland before a show at the Bottom Lounge. They discuss how saxophones can be metal, the difficulties of marketing such a unique sound, and how the musical environment of Chicago helped to nurture band.
Ravn discusses the ups and downs of their current tour, how he came to love Heavy Metal while growing up in a small, mountain town, what Black Metal means to 1349, and what American Black Metallists have to look forward to.