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Nickelback's Ryan Peake on Dodging Wikipedia, Building 'Circles of Doom' and Battling U2 for Most Loathed

Nickelback is one of the biggest rock bands of the 21st Century, yet guitarist Ryan Peake—who's been with the band for the entirety of its run—doesn't have a Wikipedia page. Music Times spoke to Peake as his band tours in support of its new ...

Elle King Talks 'Love Stuff,' Sex Shops & Self-Confidence: “If Someone Wants To Make Fun Of Me They Can Go F---k Themselves.” [Exclusive Interview]

Elle King makes one thing abundantly evident on Love Stuff : “When I’m good, I’m good but when I’m bad I’m better.” The bluesy, rock-and-roll singer/songwriter and banjo-playing badass comes out guns blazing on her RCA debut album where ...

Beach Slang Frontman James Alex Exclusive Interview

James Alex talks with unfiltered passion when discussing music, and that's not the least bit surprising considering he fronts the passionate punk trio that goes by Beach Slang. He puts together sentences filled with intelligent cracks and metaphors, ...

How to Build A Website for Musicians: Design, Organization, Content & Ways to Make Money According To Bandzoogle CEO [EXCLUSIVE]

In the digital age, having a thought-out website is crucial for artists looking to reach and connect with fans and industry folk. However, not all websites are created equal, and it takes some creativity to have your site not only inform fans, ...

INTERVIEW: Kalen & The Sky Thieves' Kalen Lister on Debut Album 'Bluebird', Making Music in Brooklyn & Band Drinking Games

Some bands bring in everything but the kitchen sink, and somehow it works. Enter in Kalen and the Sky Thieves, one of Brooklyn's big rising rock acts. Led by singer-songwriter Kalen Lister, the band is a wonderfully loud combination of classic rock, ...

Melbourne Rapper Remi Bringing Acclaimed 'Raw x Infinity' and Himself to America, South by Southwest This Spring

Remi, the most nominated rapper at the Rolling Stone Australia Awards, will release his acclaimed 'Raw x Infinity' to the United States in April and will play live at South by Southwest for the first time in March. He spoke to Music Times about ...

Exposé Brings 30 Years of Girl Power to the Stage as They Dip Back Into the '80s With a Brand New Generation of Fans

So many great girl groups have come and gone over the years, but long before Fifth Harmony, Destiny's Child and even En Vogue took their turn as Billboard's hottest acts, there was Exposé. While Gioia Bruno, Ann Curless and Jeanette Jurado may have ...

Peter Kelly Talks Upcoming Album, New Single "Inside Out," His Journey As A Singer-Songwriter & More

New York-based singer-songwriter Peter Kelly is hard at work on his first full-length album as a solo artist. Yesterday, he dropped the effort's third single "Inside Out," following up the previously released "Tailwind" and "Fear of Landing," and he ...

VH1's New Series 'Hindsight' Brings Back The '90s With Music From Ace of Base, Alanis Morissette, Biggie, R.E.M. & More

What would happen if one day you woke up with your whole adult life ahead of you, and you could rewrite all of your biggest decisions? Would things turn out better? How would you handle it? Vh1's new scripted series Hindsight, which airs Wednesdays ...

VH1 Music Supervisor Isaac Ayers Dishes On The Music Behind New '90s Throwback Series 'Hindsight'

What would happen if one day you woke up with your whole adult life ahead of you and you could rewrite all of your biggest decisions? Would things turn out better? How would you handle it? Vh1's new scripted series Hindsight attempts to answer that ...

Harrison on Hardwell "Sally" Lyrics Controversy: 'It Was Our Plan the Whole Time'

The rise of electronic music globally has created a new class of superstar DJs who are able to tour the world, play in front of tens of thousands of people and be the face of multimillion-dollar advertising campaigns. But this has ignored the ...

Ben Weinman of Dillinger Escape Plan Talks Odd Time Signatures and Colombian Drug Cartels Before His Band's 2015 Debut at Rock on The Range

Dillinger Escape Plan isn't the most crowd-pleasing of options for the typical rock festival but they keep getting calls to perform, somewhat to the confusion of guitarist and founder Ben Weinman. He spoke to Music Times about writing music in 15/16, ...

Swedish Trio Like Swimming Makes A Splash With Debut Album 'Structures,' Premieres Video For "A Room of Her Own" [WATCH]

Like Swimming became a band two and a half years ago, but the three members, Carlström, Petter Wesslander (drums), and Ida Hedene (vocals/keys), have been playing together in "different constellations" for almost nine years. They were at a ...

Hey Rosetta! Frontman Tim Baker Details Recording The Band's New Album 'Second Sight' [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

Hey Rosetta! has already taken Canada by storm. The indie rock band, which blends the grandeur of Arcade Fire with the peppy sensibility of Vampire Weekend, has been nominated and shortlisted for a Polaris Prize and become the hometown heroes of the ...

Randy Miller Talks The Marvel Experience, Writing Music For S.H.I.E.L.D., Spider-Man, & Avengers [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

Based on the popular comic book franchise, The Marvel Experience Tour assembles Earth's mightiest heroes as they team together to save the planet. In an exclusive Music Times interview, composer Randy Miller talks about how he put together the music ...

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