“Phoner” with the Silent Assassin of Symphony X

Mike LePond of Symphony X has been busy during Symphony X’s layoff for the past couple of years, but I wouldn’t have guessed it as he set up our “phoner” interview for 10 am last Sunday morning. Even on holidays, I don’t get up before noon on a Sunday, let alone 10. Anyway, I noticed through social media that the night before he was rock’n out live on stage in...

March 13th, 2019

Sean Peck Talks Three Tremors Tour, Music, More With Muen Magazine

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Steel Cartel Hard rock super group The Three Tremors will launch its first-ever North American tour in support of its debut self-titled album this week. As the band — Tim “Ripper” Owens (Judas Priest, Iced Earth, Dio Disciples), Harry “The Tyrant” Conklin (Jag Panzer, Satan’s Host, Titan Force) and Sean “The Hell Destroyer” Peck (Cage, Denner/Shermann,...

February 11th, 2019

CORKY LAING of MOUNTAIN Converses with MUEN Magazine on The Toledo Sessions!

Contributor’s Note:  It was a blustery cold day as Corky Laing, the drummer for the legendary rock band Mountain, called in to discuss coffee, vinyl records, and playing with Warren Haynes of Gov’t Mule.  “Mississippi Queen” is one of the most famous classic rock songs in history as people look to that song along with “In Gadda Vida” by Iron Butterfly as the first metal songs.  Corky...

February 3rd, 2019

JOEY DANGER Converses with MUEN Magazine on International Fashion Film Festival and Making the Music Video for “Surrender”

Editor’s Note:  It was such a fantastic time conversing with Joey Danger about his EP “Lust & Vulgarity”, along with his award-winning music video for “Surrender”.  We learned how much attention to detail one has to be in order to create a memorable music video, and Joey Danger certainly did that when he created the music video for “Surrender”.  He...

January 31st, 2019

ERIC SCHENKMAN of SPIN DOCTORS Discusses “Who Shot John” with MUEN Magazine!

Contributor’s Note:  It was such a fun time conversing with Eric Schenkman, who is the guitarist for 90’s alternative rock group Spin Doctors about his release “Who Shot John”.  It was really neat getting to listen to him divulge about how he writes music and how he approached a few of Spin Doctors’ famous songs of the 1990’s.  Those that know me know that the 1990’s is my favorite...

January 28th, 2019

BRIANNA MUSCO Converses with MUEN Magazine(and KIDS) on Life as an Indie Musician!

Contributor’s Note:  It was lovely chatting with Brianna Musco, who is a national touring indie musician from New Jersey.  Considering she is in the process of releasing her new EP entitled “Forever”, she is starting to make a buzz with her honest songwriting, quality musicianship, and a flair for making people feel something with her music.  She just wrapped up her East Coast...

January 19th, 2019

Trevor McNevan of Thousand Foot Krutch Speaks About His New Project, “I Am The Storm” with MUEN Magazine!

Contributor’s Note:  It was awesome to reconnect with Trevor McNevan, who fronts the amazing band Thousand Foot Krutch.  Since talking with him, Trevor seems rejuvenated and reignited about his new project entitled I Am The Storm.  Fans will get to experience a hip-hop side to Trevor in I Am The Storm.  The single “These Lines” was recently released and it showcases Trevor’s...

October 11th, 2018

Lawrence Gowan of Styx Converses with MUEN Magazine on The Kennedy Assassination and What Drives Them!

Contributor’s Note: This was definitely a year in the making, but it was an absolute honor talking with Lawrence Gowan of Styx. Styx is one of those bands that certainly needs no introduction at all. They are a band that has amassed some amazing hits and even more memorable albums. Who can forget their comeback of 1999 when it seemed like they were on every single commercial? They also performed...

August 2nd, 2018

Will Turpin Converses with MUEN Magazine on “The Rock & Roll Express Tour” and “Serengeti Drivers”

Editor’s Note: When one thinks of 1990’s rock, the band Collective Soul immediately comes to mind. They wrote songs that captured the imagination and hearts of millions of fans around the world. I remember that it seemed like every time that I turned on the radio either “Shine”, “December”, or “The World I Know” would be ingrained into my ears. The melodies were soulful, the guitars...

June 15th, 2018
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Dash Cooper of CO-OP Converses with MUEN Magazine on Alice Cooper, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Touring with Flaw!

Contributor’s Note:  What a tremendous night of music it was at Spicoli’s Rockade in Waterloo, Iowa as Dash Cooper and his band CO-OP destroyed the stage with their brand of desert rock in the cold winter night(yes we still have winter during the month of April in Iowa).  In this, Dash Cooper, who is the son of legendary rocker Alice Cooper, discusses music, his upbringing of having a famous...

April 18th, 2018
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