Finding The Real World Alone: An Interview with Geoff Tate

Since the split with Queensryche in 2012, former frontman Geoff Tate has been busy with his current project Operation: Mindcrime. After recently releasing their second studio offering, Resurrection. Geoff finds himself undertaking an intimate acoustic story-telling tour across the UK and Ireland in December. Geoff sat down with Shaun Neary to discuss the tour, talk a bit about his career, his feelings on the recent US Presidential election results and plans for the future. Continue Reading

Keeping time: An Interview with The Amorettes’ Hannah McKay

It’s been a prolific couple of years for the Scottish trio of The Amorettes. After a bunch of tours supporting Black Star Riders, Ash and Danko Jones, and the release of their second album ‘Game On’. The band now find themselves undertaking another tour at the beginning in April, as well as preparing to go into the studio to produce their third studio album.

They’re also nominated for a selection of awards this Saturday at the Pure Rawk Awards, as well as being on the bill at the event to close the show. Drummer, Hannah McKay took some time out to talk to Shaun Neary about the bands experiences, expectations for the new album and future plans. Continue Reading