Category: Interviews

Interview with Pat Thetic of Anti-Flag at Warped Tour ’17

Interview video by Rei Haycraft and Divus Moss. Photography by Kevin McGee Photography. Rei: Rei Haycraft here with Fuel the Scene Magazine, and I’m here with Pat from Anti-Flag. How are you doing today? Pat: Great. I’m hot, it’s Warped Tour. We’re in North Carolina, so it is always hot here. It’s sunny, and hot, ...

Interview with Billy Hamilton of Silverstein at Warped Tour ’17

Rei: Alright, Warped Tour. Rei Haycraft with Silverstein. Billy: Hey, I’m Billy from Silverstein. I play the bass and yell sometimes. Make some sounds with my mouth. Rei: How has your Warped been thus far? Billy: Sufficiently warped. Yeah, you know, it’s our seventh or eighth year on the tour. It’s been very hot. I think ...

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Interview with JT Woodruff of HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS at Warped Tour ’17

Rei: Hey, guys, Rei Haycraft here with Fuel The Scene Magazine. I’ve got JT Woodruff from Hawthorne Heights here at the Vans Warped Tour. How are you doing today? JT: I’m doing good. It’s a wonderful day in Charlotte. No complaints. Rei: Everything just got started. When are you guys hitting the stage? JT: Eight-something. ...

Interview with Laila Kahn of SONIC BOOM SIX at Vans Warped Tour ’17

  Rei: All right everybody, Rei Haycraft here with Fuel the Scene Magazine. I’m here with Laila from Sonic Boom Six at Vans Warped Tour in Charlotte, North Carolina. Here in the heat, the sweltering heat. How are you holding up so far? Laila: This, you know, right. I’m from a town called Manchester where ...

The Beast Is Back: Interview with Newly-Reunited Metal Band CEREBUS

Interview by Chris Matheson. Photos courtesy of CEREBUS and Heaven and Hell Records. Since the 1980s there have been some good heavy metal to come out of North Carolina. Though what is interesting is that many metalheads in the state never knew some of these bands ever existed, despite the reputation the bands may gain ...

Interview with Barry Stock of THREE DAYS GRACE at Welcome to Rockville 2017

Barry Stock of THREE DAYS GRACE talks about the new album, the writing process, and being "married" to songs that don't make the cut!

Interview with BEARTOOTH at Welcome to Rockville 2017

Fuel the Scene Magazine’s Rei Haycraft got a (brief) chance to hang out with Caleb Shomo of BEARTOOTH shortly following their set at Welcome to Rockville in Jacksonville, FL.  As they were already running late, we were told to keep our interview to “under three minutes,” so we tried to hit the highlights with some puns ...

Interview with FIRE FROM THE GODS at Carolina Rebellion 2017

Heavy music calls for a heavier message, which is exactly what Austin, Texas metal band FIRE FROM THE GODS aims to do through their unique blend of rock, rap, and metal. Rei Haycraft got a chance to delve a little deeper with vocalist AJ Channer after their set at Carolina Rebellion to talk about the ...

Interview with THE CHARM THE FURY at Welcome to Rockville 2017

Fuel the Scene Magazine's Rei Haycraft got a chance to hang out with Lucas Arnoldussen (Bass) and Martijn Slegtenhorst (Guitars) of Amsterdam's THE CHARM THE FURY after their set at Monster Energy's Welcome to Rockville in Jacksonville, FL, the first of the band's three US festival appearances to chat about the band, their new album, “The Sick, Dumb & Happy,” the inspiration behind their writing, and their thoughts on the current state of the world.

Interview with PAPA ROACH at Carolina Rebellion 2017

Rei Haycraft got a chance to hang out with Tobin Esperance of Papa Roach backstage before their Carolina Rebellion set and chat about their new album, “Crooked Teeth,” some of the best moments at live shows, and hot yoga. Papa Roach’s new album, “Crooked Teeth” drops on May 19th, 2017!