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Monday Rock City: A Conversation with Scott Ian of Anthrax

Anthrax frontman and rock memoirist Scott Ian is definitely The Man, and he’s got The Stories. In advance of his rock and roll tell-all, still-going-strong Scott opens up to our own J.M. Blaine about time spent with Run DMC, Metallica, Public Enemy, and KISS, among others. Continue reading

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Monday Rock City: A Conversation with Jimmy Wayne — Good Things Coming from Hard Times

Abandoned by his jailbird mama in a Greyhound bus station at age 13, singer-songwriter Jimmy Wayne seemed destined for destitution and an early grave. But through the kindness of strangers – “God sends strange angels,” he says – Wayne rose to become a hit songwriter, author, and advocate for the homeless. J.M. Blaine gets some down-home philosophy from Wayne, plus tidbits about Ozzy, the Nashville song mill, and Daryl Hall’s indoor pool. Continue reading

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Dissident Aggressor: An Interview with Trevor Phipps

If the true story of Mormons slaughtering Christians on the American plains sounds interesting, then the new Unearth record might be right up your alley. We sit down with frontman Trevor Phipps to discuss the lyrics and the making of “Watchers of Rule,” the band’s heaviest record yet. We also talk about “The Love Boat.” Continue reading

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The 50 Most Epic Deaths in Song

Joe Daly breaks down the 50 most epic deaths in song. Perfect for Monday coffee, long drives and 3 a.m. resin-soaked debates after the bars have all closed. Continue reading

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