Posts tagged "Exclusive Q&A"
[INTERVIEW] ANTHRAX’S SCOTT IAN ON HIS UPCOMING SOLO SPEAKING TOUR DOWN UNDER

[INTERVIEW] ANTHRAX’S SCOTT IAN ON HIS UPCOMING SOLO SPEAKING TOUR DOWN UNDER

When we called to catch up with Scott Ian—best known as the legendary guitarist and co-founder of thrash metal pioneers Anthrax—he was backstage after playing a set on Slayer’s farewell tour, which is a testament to his unbelievably busy schedule. In addition to his phenomenal contributions as a musician, Scott has authored two books, written...
[INTERVIEW] STORIES BEHIND THE SCENTS: LUSH COSMETICS CO-FOUNDER, MARK CONSTANTINE, SHARES THE INSPIRATIONS BEHIND THEIR GENDER-NEUTRAL PERFUMES

[INTERVIEW] STORIES BEHIND THE SCENTS: LUSH COSMETICS CO-FOUNDER, MARK CONSTANTINE, SHARES THE INSPIRATIONS BEHIND THEIR GENDER-NEUTRAL PERFUMES

Earlier this year, Lush Fragrances re-launched with a sleek new look, featuring 15 brand new scents. The entire collection is gender neutral, inspired by art, music, poetry, and the personal experiences of Lush perfumers. TEO was lucky enough to talk to Mark Constantine, co-founder of Lush Cosmetics, about inspirations, creative processes and musical influences behind...
[INTERVIEW] STRYPER’S MICHAEL SWEET ON GOD DAMN EVIL

[INTERVIEW] STRYPER’S MICHAEL SWEET ON GOD DAMN EVIL

Born in 1983, Californian band Stryper has followed a positive and passionate path of metal and faith leading up to the release of God Damn Evil—the band’s 12th album. It’s been a while since the guys graced Australian shores to share with fans a healthy dose of what they do best. But they’re back in...
[INTERVIEW] JAKE FROM HIDEOUS SUN DEMON ON THE NEW ALBUM, PERTH AND GROOVES

[INTERVIEW] JAKE FROM HIDEOUS SUN DEMON ON THE NEW ALBUM, PERTH AND GROOVES

There’s something in the Perth water that develops really rad musicians—and Hideous Sun Demon’s Vincent Buchanan, Jake Suriano and Blake Hart are no exception (think King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard with a healthy dose of punk rock). They’ve just released their third album, Fame Erotic Dream and are part way through a huge Australian...
[INTERVIEW] WE’VE GOTCHA COVERED: DAVE GLEESON ON 30 YEARS OF THE SCREAMING JETS, THE NEW COVERS ALBUM AND FUTURE PLANS

[INTERVIEW] WE’VE GOTCHA COVERED: DAVE GLEESON ON 30 YEARS OF THE SCREAMING JETS, THE NEW COVERS ALBUM AND FUTURE PLANS

Legendary Australian pub-rock rebels The Screaming Jets will be celebrating 30 years as a band next year. Starting off as a covers band in the 1989 Newcastle pub scene, The Screaming Jets gained massive traction in 1991 with the song ‘Better,’ which peaked at #4 on the ARIA charts, and is still a staple on...
[INTERVIEW] TWO YEARS OF RYDING HIGH WITH YOUNG DESIGNER/BUSINESS OWNER NATHAN WOODROW

[INTERVIEW] TWO YEARS OF RYDING HIGH WITH YOUNG DESIGNER/BUSINESS OWNER NATHAN WOODROW

Since its launch in 2016, Renmark based streetwear label Ryde Clothing has been making a name for itself among the South Australian fashion scene. Founded by now 18-year-old, Nathan Woodrow, the label is fuelled by both the ’90s and a passion to ride. To mark Ryde Clothing’s second successful year, we caught up with Nathan...
[INTERVIEW] THE REBIRTH OF DREAM ON, DREAMER WITH MARCEL GADACZ

[INTERVIEW] THE REBIRTH OF DREAM ON, DREAMER WITH MARCEL GADACZ

Melbourne band Dream On, Dreamer have released their much anticipated fourth album It Comes and Goes, and it’s blown up in just a few weeks. This new album explores a lighter side of the band, with melodic soundscapes and emotive vocals, showing that Marcel Gadacz (lead vocals), Zachary Britt (rhythm guitar), Callan Orr (lead guitar)...
[INTERVIEW] SKID ROW GUITARIST DAVE ‘SNAKE’ SABO ON SKID ROW THEN AND NOW

[INTERVIEW] SKID ROW GUITARIST DAVE ‘SNAKE’ SABO ON SKID ROW THEN AND NOW

They’ve sold over 20 million albums worldwide and now Skid Row are working on the final installment of the United World Rebellion trilogy, and will be heading out to tour Australia this October. The New Jersey heavy metal band has had numerous lineup changes, but founding members, bassist Rachel Bolan and guitarists Dave Sabo and Scotti Hill...
[INTERVIEW] EXISTENTIAL CRISIS: FILL THE VOID WITH MATHIAS VOID

[INTERVIEW] EXISTENTIAL CRISIS: FILL THE VOID WITH MATHIAS VOID

Mathias Void has given a whole new meaning to ‘existential crisis’ with the latest addition to his namesake fashion label. Doing a complete 180, Mathias has moved away from basic t-shirts and tanks, producing something far from anything the brand has done before. Five custom burner jackets have been launched, introducing the brand’s signature style,...
[INTERVIEW] COCKED, LOADED AND READY FOR THE AUSTRALIAN TOUR: PHIL LEWIS OF L.A. GUNS GIVES TEO HIS PEACE OF MIND

[INTERVIEW] COCKED, LOADED AND READY FOR THE AUSTRALIAN TOUR: PHIL LEWIS OF L.A. GUNS GIVES TEO HIS PEACE OF MIND

American rock/glam metal group L.A. Guns have reformed, uniting lead singer Phil Lewis with original guitarist Tracii Guns for the first time in almost 15 years. Together with their newly released reunion album The Missing Peace, Phil and Tracii are hard at work promoting and performing new music and pursuing what feels like a fresh...
[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...