Category: Interviews

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Interview with HE IS LEGEND at Louder Than Life 2017

Rei Haycraft chatted with HE IS LEGEND before their set at Louder Than Life about new music, fan reception, growing up and starting a band in North Carolina, and other hijinx.

Interview with OF MICE & MEN at Louder Than Life 2017

Rei Haycraft spoke with OF MICE & MEN drummer Valentino Arteaga this year’s Louder Than Life festival about the band’s forthcoming album which will be OF MICE & MEN‘s first full-length release without vocalist Austin Carlile, who left the group due to his ongoing battle with Marfan syndrome, a rare genetic disorder. After Carlile’s departure, bassist Aaron Pauley stepped in on vocals. “We’re always ...

Interview With IN THIS MOMENT at Louder Than Life 2017

  Rei Haycraft got a chance to spend some time with In This Moment before their set at Louder Than Life in Louisville, KY and chatted about tour plans, reactions to the new album, the evolution of their music, and plans for the future! To learn more about In This Moment, visit www.inthismomentofficial.com/

Interview with NEW YEARS DAY at Louder Than Life 2017

  Rei Haycraft got a chance to catch up with New Years Day after their set at Louder Than Life in Louisville, KY about their time headlining Warped Tour, collaborations with other artists, their upcoming “Covers EP,” recording their upcoming album, and what’s left on their band bucket list! For more information about New Years Day, including tour ...

Interview with DED at Louder Than Life 2017

  Rei Haycraft got a chance to catch up with rising nu-metal act, Ded, after their set at Louder Than Life in Louisville, KY about their new album, Mis•An•Thrope, fan reactions, touring with their heroes, and how to best deal with internet trolls! Read our review of Ded’s debut album, Mis•an•thrope, here.

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 ...