Chris Bowes of Alestorm sits down with MUEN Magazine to Discuss Warped Tour and “Mexico”!

Contributor’s Note: If there was a pirate font or some type of translator I could use to transcribe this particular interview with Chris Bowes, the vocalist of Alestorm, I absolutely would!  In a world where it seems like 86% of the songs are about emotions, broken relationships, and hating their parents, Alestorm has flipped the script and created some of the most fun music out there...

August 15th, 2017
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Steven Nathan of Don’t Believe In Ghosts Discusses “Give It Meaning”, “Prince” and “Getting Inspired” with MUEN!

Written by:  Matty Editor’s Note:  I do not say this lightly when I say that “Give It Meaning” by Don’t Believe In Ghosts could seriously be under consideration for one of the records of 2017!  Steven Nathan, former frontman of Man On Earth, created an album that is chocked full of melodies, plenty of musicianship, and all around heartfelt moments!  Don’t Believe In Ghosts even...

August 14th, 2017
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Chris Luca of KillSET Discusses Kris Kross, STFU, and Nu-Metal with MUEN Magazine!

Contributor’s Note:  STFU by KillSET is definitely an album that brings people back to rap-core and nu-metal!  They included a quite unique cover of “Jump” by Kris Kross.  Check out KillSET at Facebook at  Here is my conversation with Chris Luca, the vocalist of KillSET! Matty: Chris, thank you for taking the time to interview with me for...

August 9th, 2017
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Michael Monroe Discusses “The Best of Michael Monroe” with MUEN Magazine!

Contributor’s Note:  It was surely a pleasure talking to the man that influenced the likes of Guns ‘N’ Roses, Motley Crue, and countless of other bands!  The man is an icon, there is no two ways around it.  He is also a gracious person and he discusses his greatest hits album, his work and friendship with Slash of Guns ‘N’ Roses, and an overall career retrospective.  Without further...

July 22nd, 2017
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Dave Naruszewicz of VYCES Discusses “What Keeps Him Up At Night” with MUEN Magazine!

Written by: Matty Contributor’s Note:  It was an extremely rocking night at Spicoli’s Rockade in Waterloo, Iowa and VYCES got done with a blistering set at the esteemed Northeast Iowa venue.  VYCES is showing people across the United States that they have what it takes to become major players in the world of mainstream rock with their hard-hitting sound in conjunction with their...

July 13th, 2017
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Reid Henry of Never Say Die Discusses Moving Forward with MUEN Magazine!

Contributor’s Note:  It was a beautiful night of music at Spicoli’s Rockade in Waterloo, Iowa, and the audience was in for a treat as Never Say Die, VYCES, and Era 9 were prepared to rock the stage!  Two of the members of Never Say Die were in My Darkest Days before Matt Walst left the band to perform with his brother in Three Days Grace.  Never Say Die is currently touring in...

July 1st, 2017
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Freddie Nelson Discusses “Shake The Cage” with MUEN Magazine!

Contributor’s Note:  It was a great time discussing “Shake The Cage” with Freddie Nelson!  He is known as a producer’s producer and for his work and collaboration with one Paul Gilbert of Mr. Big fame.  On July 7th, Freddie Nelson will be releasing “Shake The Cage”, and he has also released the music video for “Hey Doll”.  You can find Freddie...

June 27th, 2017
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Griffin Landa of The Acacia Strain Discusses “Gravebloom” with MUEN Magazine!

ditor’s Note:  It was a great night for hardcore music in a rundown, filthy, yet sexy venue known as the Vaudeville Mews in Des Moines, Iowa.  The Acacia Strain put on a killer show in their one-off concert before they ventured off to be a part of the summer’s hottest festival, the Vans Warped Tour!  Here, we had an awesome conversation with Griffin Landa, who is the bassist for The Acacia...

June 26th, 2017
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Bumblefoot of Art Of Anarchy Discusses Music, Chris Cornell, and Career with MUEN Magazine

Contributor’s Note: Art Of Anarchy is formed from the dust of Guns ‘N’ Roses, Creed, and Disturbed.  They are the latest supergroup that is bound to take over the masses, as they combine each element of the aforementioned bands and stir it up, and Art Of Anarchy is created.  Scott Stapp of Creed joined the band after Scott Weiland(formerly of Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet...

June 21st, 2017
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Mark Kendall of Great White Discusses “Full Circle with MUEN Magazine!

Editor’s Note:  It is a great change of pace interviewing some of my heroes from when I was growing up as a kid.  I remember the song “Rock Me” by Great White, and how it is still one of my all-time favorite songs.  That song brings back so many memories for me.  Then, new heroes and new trends come along, but Great White still keeps on trucking as they released “Full Circle” on...

June 12th, 2017
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