You guys have done a lot of touring. How do you get ready to head out on the road? We rehearse a ton. We run the songs a ton, and try to write at least one new one. Not only to keep things fresh for us, but also to keep us trying new things on […]
I didn’t get a chance to cover the show when Civil Youth came through Columbus on 6/29 due to my dog having to have surgery, but I was granted this really awesome interview! Check it out! Conversations explores some pretty deep subjects. On your website it’s described as an album that describes conversations you’ve had […]
Gallery from 3/9/17 show at Park Street Saloon
On March 25th, I was invited to Dread Engine’s practice space to get a live taste of the new album. They put headphones on my ears and proceeded to play their live practice set for a few songs. All I could think about was how much they’ve grown since I first heard them and it […]
For those of you that read my review of Eternal Engines, you know I met Triad Eternal when I went to see Bobaflex at the Alrosa Villa in November of 2015. You can check out that review here. The band has been pretty busy since Eternal Engines released a little over a month ago, but […]
Like all great modern things, this interview started on the internet. Myself and Ben Morgan (bass and vocals) of Mangrenade met on a Facebook group dedicated to fans of the band Every Time I Die. He posted about his band and I took a moment to listen to it and was pleasantly surprised for what […]
In Cycles In Circles are a Dallas based metal band that I was fortunate enough to meet about 3 years ago. It started when I met their guitar player, Zalen at a Listener show and he seemed like a hamster on speed, just running around and going crazy. On stage? He’s the exact same way. […]
Right before the end of 2016, I got the amazing opportunity to interview JW Sargent. Working for a magazine, we get offered a lot and I mean A LOT of music to review, and I always check out what’s sent. JW Sargent surprised me and I quickly sent his EP “In Retrograde” off to Julie […]
Lauren Rankin got to sit down with Matt and Tyler from New Language right before night one of The Used’s 15th anniversary show!
About a month before there was even a Chicks in the Pit, I got to do my first ever video interview with Unwritten Law! We talked about their new album “Acoustic”, their favorite places to play, the return of pop punk and more!