Category: Interviews

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!  


Behind The Scenes Interview: The Reticent’s “The Decision” Music Video

What was your creative vision for this music video? CHRIS: “The Decision” is a rather straight-forward moment in the narrative of the whole album so the visuals needed to reflect the statements and actions in the song. With the video, I wanted to be able to show Eve’s struggle, torment, but also show her warmth. ...

Interview With Black Box Warning

DJ Thorne (CRIM Radio) Interviews Black Box Warning: Mike Massions (Guitar), Dave Ruyle (Rhythm Guitar, Vocals) , Jared Ruyle (Drums) and Kasey Schwemmer (Bass.) THORNE: Thanks for taking time to talk with us tonight I know it’s a little crazy… we appreciate it. When CRIM Radio asked me to get on a plane I was pretty ...


Interview with John Cooper of Skillet At Louder Than Life 2016

Interview with John Cooper of Skillet at Louder Than Life 2016 For more information, music, and tour dates, visit:

Interview with Twelve Foot Ninja at Louder Than Life 2016

Rei Haycraft interviews Twelve Foot Ninja after their set at Louder Than Life in Louisville, KY on October 1st, 2016.