Ben Lionetti of Lakeshore discusses “41″ with MUEN Magazine

Contributor’s Note:  Out of Connecticut comes a band that wanted that fresh, creative start.  Sometimes taking the road that is less traveled and turning over a new leaf in life is what a band or an individual needs in order to rediscover themselves from a creative standpoint.  Sometimes the best paintings and the best sculptures are pushed off to the side for awhile, while the artist lets...

April 27th, 2017
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Courage My Love Discusses “Synesthesia” and Continuing to Evolve with MUEN Magazine!

Contributor’s Note:  This is where I need to start having video conversations moving forward.  I feel like this conversation piece with Kitchener’s own Courage My Love simply isn’t going to do justice to how amazing this really was.  They are three amazing people that could possibly be the most down to Earth people I have ever had the pleasure of having a conversation with.  It seems...

April 23rd, 2017
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Throw The Fight Discusses “Shawn Mendes”, “Bury Me Alive”, and “Transmissions” with MUEN Magazine

Contributor’s Note:  It was a glorious night of music from the Minneapolis hard rock scene.  If you’re not from the Midwest, you simply won’t understand.  I would honestly put up the Minneapolis hard rock scene against any scene in North America.  Throw The Fight is currently the flagship band out of Minneapolis!  Last year, they have released “Transmissions”...

April 20th, 2017
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MUEN Magazine Speaks About “Small Victories”, etc. with John Bee of American Opera!

Contributor’s Note:  It was a dinner show type of evening where people were having steak dinners while listening to American Opera and Carter Hulsey swap songs at The Whiskey House Bar & Grill in Ankeny, Iowa.  It was a relaxing night of music, yet both John Bee of American Opera and Carter Hulsey provided contrasting styles to that evening’s performance!  In this conversation,...

April 18th, 2017
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“Rest-Stomps” and Barnburners: Matty’s Conversation with Austin Thompson of The Way Down Wanderers

Contributor’s Note:  It was a time where I kind of got out of my comfort zone.  It isn’t everyday that I get to talk to a band that is known for indie/bluegrass.  Don’t get me wrong, The Way Down Wanderers, out of Peoria, Illinois, are known for incorporating many styles of music into their repertoire!  Austin Thompson discusses having intimate music sessions with him and...

April 13th, 2017
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More 4 of 12 Richie Kotzen of The Winery Dogs Discusses His 21st Solo Album with MUEN Magazine

Contributor’s Note:  It was a great conversation with this guitar virtuoso who is currently riding a serious wave of momentum and success with the trio supergroup, The Winery Dogs, and is translating that success into his 21st solo album entitled “Salting Earth”, which is slated for release on April 14th.  Richie Kotzen will also be touring to promote “Salting Earth”. ...

April 5th, 2017
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Randomness and “Life”: Conversation with Eric Davidson, vocalist of Dead Horse Trauma

It was a blustery, yet warm evening in Iowa.  It’s something only us Iowans understand so deal with it.  Dead Horse Trauma is setting up shop to tear down Spicoli’s Rockade in Waterloo, Iowa.  I was fighting the flu during this time, rundown on virtually no sleep, yet Eric Davidson was gracious enough to donate his time to talk to me for this interview.  In this interview, you will get...

March 20th, 2017
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Philosophical Musings: Conversation with Ryan Kirby, vocalist of Fit for a King

Contributor’s Note:  It was a cold blustery night in Des Moines and I was not feeling good while battling the flu.  Ryan was absolutely a kind, gracious person in this interview, and I really appreciate him taking the time with me to discuss God, Fit for a King, that fateful night in Paris, and “Deathgrip”, along with other fun topics.  Check out Fit for a King on Facebook...

March 18th, 2017
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Part Two of Interview with Jackyl: Guitarist/Founder Jeff Worley discusses “No Filter”

Contributor’s Note: Hot off of their run supporting “ROWYCO”, came quite an impromptu interview with Jeff Worley.  I finished up interviewing Jesse James Dupree, and all of a sudden, Jeff wanted to talk about his book.  I will provide a link below on where a person can pick up a copy of his book.  Here is Part Two of the Interview with legendary classic rock band Jackyl. Jesse:...

March 17th, 2017
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“Going Off The Cuff”: Matty’s Conversation with Jeff Stebbins, vocalist of 3 Pill Morning!

Contributor’s Note:  This is what happens when one feels like they have too much on their plate.  The plate eventually overflows and something is bound to be forgotten.  This happened to me.  I had meetings after my work and I completely forgot that I was supposed to interview the Minneapolis kingpins 3 Pill Morning.  Long story short, I was supposed to interview them as they were...

March 12th, 2017
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