Posts tagged "Exclusive Interview"
[INTERVIEW] MISS MAY I’S LEVI BENTON SAYS THE BAND HAS TAKEN “A HUNDRED STEPS FORWARD”

[INTERVIEW] MISS MAY I’S LEVI BENTON SAYS THE BAND HAS TAKEN “A HUNDRED STEPS FORWARD”

Since forming in 2007, Ohio natives Miss May I have released a staggering six albums. Throughout their journey, they maintained the same lineup and with that, the same desire to achieve their goals. TEO chatted with frontman Levi Benton, ahead of their first headline tour of Australia, about how they’ve pushed themselves further than ever...
[INTERVIEW] STEVE ‘LIPS’ KUDLOW OF ANVIL TALKS SUCCESS AND STAYING TRUE TO YOUR SOUND

[INTERVIEW] STEVE ‘LIPS’ KUDLOW OF ANVIL TALKS SUCCESS AND STAYING TRUE TO YOUR SOUND

Some artists claim to be metal, however Steve ‘Lips’ Kudlow is not one of them. A member of Canadian heavy metal band Anvil for over 40 years, with famous albums deliciously titled Metal On Metal and Hard N’ Heavy, Lips is metal. TEO chatted with the jovial metal legend ahead of their Australian tour this...
[INTERVIEW] PASSION, ENTHUSIASM, ARDOR: PETER MOT SHARES THE STORY OF ARDOR APPAREL’S CREATION

[INTERVIEW] PASSION, ENTHUSIASM, ARDOR: PETER MOT SHARES THE STORY OF ARDOR APPAREL’S CREATION

Ardor Apparel was born from the desire to design lifestyle wear inspired by those who are passionate and enthusiastic about their lifestyle. Focusing on skate, surf and snow culture, their apparel is produced to the highest quality; every Ardor Apparel garment is hand-printed locally in Brisbane, ensuring all their apparel is made with the utmost...
[INTERVIEW] ADELAIDE FASHION DESIGNER AND ARTIST MADELEINE EIVALI DISCUSSES HER INSPIRATIONS AND ARTISTIC MESSAGE

[INTERVIEW] ADELAIDE FASHION DESIGNER AND ARTIST MADELEINE EIVALI DISCUSSES HER INSPIRATIONS AND ARTISTIC MESSAGE

Multidisciplinary and multitalented, Madeleine Eivali is a designer, photographer, stylist and artist. Her startup fashion label notafashion-statement (nafs) is inspired by her love of Alexander McQueen and Melbourne street artists. Her personal artistic work can be described as abstract surrealism; Madeleine is a strong believer in the projection of one’s feelings and expression through colour...
[INTERVIEW] FRANKIE POULLAIN ON PINEWOOD SMILE

[INTERVIEW] FRANKIE POULLAIN ON PINEWOOD SMILE

UK rock legends The Darkness have been laying down tracks in the studio and are about to release their fifth album, Pinewood Smile. This is drummer Rufus Taylor’s debut album with the band, and he even lends his voice alongside Justin Hawkins’ for a few tracks—the outcome is magical. Pinewood Smile sees this distinctive band...
[INTERVIEW] SIX RECORDS DOWN WITH NATHAN FROM SHAMAN’S HARVEST

[INTERVIEW] SIX RECORDS DOWN WITH NATHAN FROM SHAMAN’S HARVEST

Missouri rockers Shaman’s Harvest have thrown out the rule book with their sixth record Red Hands Black Deeds. Made with an organic analogue approach, the album delves deep into new lyrical territory. But their classic mid-western feel is still there, and Nathan Hung (vocals), Matt Fisher (bass), Josh Hamler (rhythm guitar), Derrick Shipp (lead guitar)...
[INTERVIEW] READY OR NOT WITH SYDNEY’S BEC FROM RACKETT

[INTERVIEW] READY OR NOT WITH SYDNEY’S BEC FROM RACKETT

2017 has been a pretty epic year for experimental pop-punk outfit Rackett, and they’re on the cusp of releasing their debut EP Ready or Not. These ladies are constantly performing and developing their adventurous live shows, and already winning fans left, right and centre. TEO gave Bec (vocals/guitar) a call to chat about their latest...
[INTERVIEW] BRIAN KING ON THE COMEBACK OF JAPANDROIDS

[INTERVIEW] BRIAN KING ON THE COMEBACK OF JAPANDROIDS

It’s been a long time between drinks for Canadian rock band Japandroids—exactly five years since Celebration Rock‘s release. But Brian King and David Prowse have made their triumphant return with their record Near To The Wild Heart of Life, also announcing an exciting seven-day Australian tour kicking off this month. TEO caught up with Brian...
[INTERVIEW] CONOR FROM ADELAIDE’S FREE FROM BURDEN DISCUSSES THE NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR ‘BATS & BUTTERFLIES’

[INTERVIEW] CONOR FROM ADELAIDE’S FREE FROM BURDEN DISCUSSES THE NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR ‘BATS & BUTTERFLIES’

Local SA band Free From Burden is running on a high after releasing their first EP. Conor Deery (lead vocals/guitar), Josh Jackson-Drewett (bass) and Sebastian Morrison (lead guitar) released A Tale of Bats and Butterflies late last year, and are about to debut their first music video. The EP is layered with soft piano sounds,...
[INTERVIEW] WILL FROM ADELAIDE’S INDIAGO DISCUSSES NEW TRACK 'LOOSE CHANGE' AND THE NEW LINEUP

[INTERVIEW] WILL FROM ADELAIDE’S INDIAGO DISCUSSES NEW TRACK ‘LOOSE CHANGE’ AND THE NEW LINEUP

Adelaide Hills band Indiago has a reputation for putting on great live shows and delivering melodies that rock. The guys had a quiet start to the year, but have emerged into the spotlight recently with their new single ‘Loose Change.’ The four-piece band is William “Will” Solomon (vocals/guitar), James Fishers (guitar), Harry Townsend (bass/vocals) and...
[INTERVIEW] MISS MAY I’S LEVI BENTON DISCUSSES THE NEW RECORD

[INTERVIEW] MISS MAY I’S LEVI BENTON DISCUSSES THE NEW RECORD

It’s been a couple of years between records for Ohio metalcore giants Miss May I, but they’ve signed to a new label and their sixth album will be out on the 2nd of June. It’s already shaping up to be a good year for these guys, they’ve challenged themselves to work outside of their comfort...
[INTERVIEW] JUSTIN HAWKINS ON GROOVIN THE MOO AND THE STATE OF ROCK 'N' ROLL TODAY

[INTERVIEW] JUSTIN HAWKINS ON GROOVIN THE MOO AND THE STATE OF ROCK ‘N’ ROLL TODAY

It’s been almost two years since The Darkness charged onto Aussie stages with their powerful new lineup and a collection of fresh material from the 2015 release, Last of Our Kind. Back then, the band had just recruited their third drummer in a year, Rufus Tiger Taylor (Queen Drummer, Roger Taylor’s son). Original members, Justin...