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In The Whale – Interview

By • Sep 15th, 2016 • Category: Artist Interviews

Interview by Laura Anderson StageShottz Magazine recently met up with In The Whale who is a native Colorado band and recently played the High Elevation Festival at Fiddler’s Green. In The Whale consists of Nate Valdez (Lead Vocals and Guitar), and Eric Riley (Drums and Vocals). The two met in college at the University of [...]



OTEP – Interview

By • Aug 3rd, 2016 • Category: Artist Interviews

Interview by Laura Anderson We here at StageShottz were lucky enough to catch up with OTEP while she was here in Colorado for her Generation Doom tour, and it was a very profound interview. OTEP has a message that goes much beyond her empowering, beautiful, sexy, and fierce voice that we all love. So where [...]



Doll Skin – Interview

By • Aug 3rd, 2016 • Category: Artist Interviews

Interview by Laura Anderson Have you ever imagined being a teenage metal rockstar? Well these girls are living it! Doll Skin is a band, that if you haven’t heard yet.. You need to! These girls are bringing you, the 2016 version of The Runaways! We here at StageShottz got to speak with Sydney Dolezal the [...]



Craig Goldy – Interview

By • Jan 21st, 2016 • Category: Artist Interviews

Interview by William Simpson The legendary former guitarist of Guffria and Dio, Craig Goldy has a new band called Resurrection Kings with drummer Vinny Appice, bassist Sean McNabb, and vocalist Chas West.  The new band has a fresh modern sound in the vein of the great 80’s bands these guys were a part of.  Stageshottz [...]



John Anderson – Interview

By • Dec 20th, 2015 • Category: Artist Interviews

Interview by William Simpson John Anderson has been a staple in country music for more than 30 years charting more than 40 singles and five number one’s, including the mega hit “Swingin’”.  Anderson is back with an amazing new album called “Goldmine” with some of his best work to date.  StageShottz Magazine had the honor [...]



Exile – Interview

By • Nov 17th, 2015 • Category: Artist Interviews

The legendary band Exile hit super stardom in 1978 with their hit “Kiss You All Over” but amazing the band celebrated their 50th anniversary in 2013.  A new book has been compiled by Eastern Kentucky University professor Randy Westbrook called “50 Years of Exile The Story of a Band in Transition” and for the first [...]



Mike Portnoy – Interview

By • Oct 25th, 2015 • Category: Artist Interviews

Interview by Jennifer Reid While touring the country in support of The Winery Dogs newest album “Hot Streak,” the exuberant Mike Portnoy sat down with StageShottz Magazine at Heritage Hall to discuss history and heroes. The monster you see behind the drums, is nothing compared to the gracious man you see before you.   StageShottz [...]



Every Hour Kills – Interview

By • Oct 18th, 2015 • Category: Artist Interviews

Interview by William Simpson From the lands up north, Every Hour Kills is a hard hitting melodic metal band that makes their home in Calgary, Alberta.  The band consists of Jerrod Maxwell-Lyster on vocals, Sacha Laskow on guitar, Rob Shawcross on drums, and Brent Stutsky on bass.  They have just released their debut self-titled EP [...]



QUOR – Interview

By • Sep 17th, 2015 • Category: Artist Interviews

Interview by William Simpson Brian Corn, Doug Smith, and John Michael Cordes make up the powerful and tenacious three piece metal band QUOR based in San Diego, California.  What?  You have never heard of QUOR!  Don’t worry you will hear of them soon.  They are hitting the metal scene by storm and vocalist/guitarist Corn is [...]



Sunflower Dead – Interview

By • Sep 7th, 2015 • Category: Artist Interviews

Interview by William Simpson Sunflower Dead is a new metal band out of California with a fresh sound and a driving desire to entertain.  The band, consisting of Michael Del Pizzo, Jamie Teissere, Leighton “Lats” Kearns, Jimmy Schultz, and Jaboo, are standing on the eve of the release of their sophomore album, “Its Time To [...]