Marcus Len: Who was your music guru? Shawn Perry: if you’re asking which artists influenced me the most I would probably have to say, Freddie Mercury, Sammy Hagar, and Prince… If you’re asking who personally mentored me I would have to say that would be my main guitar teacher growing up Ron Renick, he still teaching and was actually my big inspiration for becoming a … Continue reading Shawn Perry Chats About New Single, Influences, Writing, and More!
A classic metal sound that speeds up to meet today’s modern metal. The Northmen’s music and philosophy seem to meld the past and present to create their future boldly. If “Forevermore” is a taste of what is to come then we cannot wait! Greg Landom: How long have you all been together as The Northmen? The Northmen: The band was formed in 2015. Our completed … Continue reading The Northmen Talk Writing, Touring and Their Smash Hit ‘Forevermore’
Joe Ditz: How long have you all been together as AS Within, So Without? Lukas Vitullo: We have been together since 2014 under a different name when the band first started playing. We weren’t active in the scene until 2017. CHECK OUT THE MUSIC VIDEO FOR “DEPARTURE” HERE Joe Ditz: If you would introduce yourselves. Name, what you play, former or other bands you are or … Continue reading Lukas Vitullo Of As Within, So Without talks about their current project, new single “Departure” and more!!
Louisville native county band Rivershine is scaling the charts with their debut single ‘The Lover’. Today we have the ands guitarist Dave with us and he talks about the new single, about opening up their touring schedule and more! Ryan: I’ve seen a lot of promotions for Rivershine’s new single “The Lover” How is the single doing? David: “The Lover” is doin so well. We … Continue reading Rivershine’s David Jr. Talks New Single THE LOVER, Touring, and More!
‘Homesick’ is a musical journey carried by transcendent melody and churning rhythm that leads the listener along the lyrical pathways of existential crisis and resolution. Come aboard this pilgrimage of power…” – Roaring Truth Click HERE to check out the Offical Music Video For ‘Homesick’ Marlin Tish: How long have you all been together as Roaring Truth? Marty Hill: Dillon Moses (guitar) and I got together in … Continue reading Marty Hill Of Roaring Truth In a Tell All Interview
From that “AH-HA” moment forward singer-songwriter Jenny Teator has kept her path driving down the music course. Just talking with her you totally get where her focus is and her tenacious passion is her steering wheel. Her first single/music video “Surrender” is cute and lends itself to the sounds of Country Pop done Nashville style. A little bit naughty and a little bit nice is … Continue reading Nashville Country Pop Singer Jenny Teator Talks Inspiration, Her Roots, and More!
I had the pleasure to sit with the members of Lullwater before the show and ask them a few questions. Music Matters: You mentioned on your website that you had a tumultuous two years since the release of Revival, enough so that it influenced your music. Do you want to talk about the influence of external forces on your music? John: You know, I think … Continue reading Sevendust with Tremonti, Cane Hill, Lullwater, and Kirra at the NorVa in Norfolk, Virginia February 9th, 2019
We recently had the chance to speak with Jaden Kirby. Jaden, 16 from Burlington, Kentucky has released her debut single at the start of the year “Learning To Let Go”. This talented young lady gave Music Matters some of her time to talk about what is important to her, the support of her family, her originality, and reactions to her very first single. Ryan Pike: … Continue reading Jaden Kirby Talks New Single, Studio Time and More
How long have you all been together as Aftermath? Charlie: We originally formed on Halloween 1985. We then broke up in 1996. Reformed in 2014 to do a festival in Germany and decided to write some new music. If you would introduce yourselves. Name, what you play, former or other bands you are or were in? Charlie: Kyriakos “Charlie” Tsiolis – vocals Steve Sacco – … Continue reading Aftermath’s Charlie Tsiolis Talks Touring, New Singles and Writing Process
“It’s Christmas Time, it’s Christmas Time” and we are chatting with The Weather Kings today about the holidays and what their Christmas festivities are for this year and years past! What are your favorite festivities surrounding Christmas? Playing music has to be first on the list because, well, Weather King is about music. And there is something especially uplifting about singing carols as a group. … Continue reading “It’s Christmas Time”: an Interview With The Weather Kings