Anne Erickson holds bylines in several Gannett publications as well as Ultimate Classic Rock, Gibson Guitar, Premier Guitar, Guitar Edge and beyond. She's also a radio DJ and is currently working on-air on Townsquare Media rock station Banana 101.5-FM and is the programmer and managing editor of Audio Ink Radio. She holds a master’s degree from Michigan State University. Interview highlights: Billy Corgan from the Smashing Pumpkins, Ozzy Osbourne, Maynard James Keenan from Tool and A Perfect Circle, Alice Cooper, Skillet, RED, As I Lay Dying, Cake.
Hinder Frontman: New Album is Reflective of ‘Really Dark Drug Binge’
Hard rockers Hinder are back with a new album, ‘Welcome to the Freakshow,’ out Dec. 4, and frontman Austin Winkler isn’t holding back when it comes to opening up about the inspiration behind the album’s heavy tracks. Winkler says most of the song…
Bullet for My Valentine Unleash Music Video for ‘Temper Temper’
Bullet for My Valentine fans know that the band recently announced that their much-anticipated new full-length album, ‘Temper Temper,’ will arrive on Feb. 11, 2012, via Sony Music. Now, we have a new music video from the Welsh metallers for ‘Temper Temper.’ The song will be released via all major di…
Flyleaf Singer Lacey Sturm Exits Band
Big news out of the Flyleaf camp today, as longtime lead singer Lacey Sturm has announced her departure from the band. The news comes right before the group’s final album with Sturm, ‘New Horizons,’ will arrive in stores and online on Oct. 30 via A&M/Oct…
Guitarist DJ Ashba: Axl Rose Has ‘Tons of Stuff Done’ for New Guns N’ Roses Album
When, oh, when will fans get served the uber-anticipated follow-up to Guns N’ Roses’ 2008 album, ‘Chinese Democracy?’ According to guitarist DJ Ashba, new music from GN’R may not be too far away!
Flyleaf Bassist Pat Seals Talks Upcoming Album ‘New Horizons’ + More
Flyleaf are gearing up to release their third studio album, ‘New Horizons.’ The Texas-based outfit first got together in 2000, and their sincere music has taken the rock world by storm since releasing their debut album in 2005. On the new disc, expect a well-rounded collection …
Flyleaf Bassist Pat Seals on Inspiration Behind Title of ‘New Horizons’ Album
Texas-based rockers Flyleaf have a hot new single in ‘New Horizons,’ which is also the title track off their much-anticipated upcoming full-length disc. We caught up with Flyleaf bass player Pat Seals, and asked him to explain the inspiration behind the album's title.