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Interview: Chris Mclelland of Nominee on ‘Drag Me Out,’ coping with bipolar disorder

At the forefront of modern post-hardcore, Nominee stands undeterred. The Texas-based band incorporates bare-bones alternative grit with dark thematic sensibilities, both elements utilized in a surprisingly uplifting pace. Their most recent release is Drag Me Out, a conceptual EP centering around front man Chris Mclelland’s temerity amidst a crippling bipolar …

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Interview with Adam Friedman

Music Existence had the lovely opportunity to sit down and chat with Adam about the inspiration of his new EP, Green, growing up listening to Fleetwood Mac around the house, and why music is important more now than ever before. Check it out below! Adam Friedman Socials: Official Site | …

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Interview with Matt Snell from Invidia

Invidia is a heavy metal band consisting of Travis Johnson on vocals, Brian Jackson on lead guitar, Matt Snell on bass guitar, Marcos Medina Rivera on rhythm guitar and Darren Badorine on drums.When perusing the lineup of Invidia and recognizing the names of current and former members of In This Moment, …

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Interview: Moscow

Hailing from Russia, Moscow is an emerging rock singer who has hopes of making a name for herself in the L.A. music scene. Taking influences from hard rock, glam metal, and post-hardcore, Moscow carries a diverse range of music tastes and she looks to incorporate these many facets into her …

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Interview: Steven J. Vertun

Steven J. Vertun recently released his deeply personal “Ghost”, the lead single off of his upcoming, debut LP Ghost, Shadow and Sun. Directed by Matt Zane (John 5, Wayne Static, Zakk Wylde, DMC, Orgy) of Lord Zane Productions, “Ghost” is just one piece of a larger story that is Ghost, Shadow and Sun, by a man who is MUCH more …

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Interview: Karabas Barabas and the ‘Return of the Sexy Demon’

Enigmatic Brooklyn alt-rockers Karabas Barabas are anything but mainstream.  A fusion of Primus‘s funky, pulsating basslines, Gogol Bordello‘s raw energy, The Dickie‘s fun take on aggressive punk rock rage, and Mr. Bungle‘s discordant melody structure, Karabas Barabas is a breath of fresh air in the Indie Rock scene, eschewing the tired trends defining radio rock today. Their …

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Interview: VISTA on upcoming single, “Henchmen”

Amidst a successful promotional campaign following their debut EP, Versus, New York/New Jersey-based VISTA shine on strong. The trio’s blend of crunchy pop hooks and uplifting choruses has already resonated with such outlets as RockSound, Myspace and Buzznet. Much had been learned during this phase, the loss of a single …

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Interview: Matt Jaffe

Matt Jaffe was discovered by Talking Heads’ Jerry Harrison when he was 16 and he hasn’t stopped making music since. In 2017 Jaffe will release, with his band The Distractions, California Burning which he also self produced. I got the chance to ask the man behind the album some questions …

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