2  years ago I got my first opportunity to shoot a show. That show was Bullet For My Valentine, with Young Guns. Young Guns got me into that show by having me gather email addresses before the concert. That show, has led me to where I am today. I am extremely happy that not only […]

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 If you like hip-hop, you need to get to know K.Flay. The intelligent rapper took a moment to sit with contributor and local artist, Sam Bramble, to talk about tour life and of course, music! Have you played First Avenue before? K: We have! We were here back in February for “The Best Love Is […]

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Drama Club are a Halloween infused duo making insane beats including one hell of a remix of Andy Black’s “They Don’t Need To Understand.” These guys want to make fans party, big time, and they are doing that right now while on tour with Black Veil Brides and Falling in Reverse! We took a minute […]

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We were granted the honor of shooting and interviewing Anberlin last week, for their final Minneapolis show on their farewell tour.  A special thank you to Min Lee of Cities 97 and Alt 93.3 for joining us, and we present you with some of the last images of Anberlin in Minnesota you will ever see.  […]

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On October 10th I got to attend my first EDM show, ‘Safe In Sound Festival.’ The festival featured a slew of artists such as Flux Pavilion, Caked Up, Excision, Terravita, and our feature today, Adventure Club. We got a quick minute with Christian & Leighton before their set to talk about hardcore, Paris Hilton, and […]

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 Frank Iero was out on tour with Taking Back Sunday & The Used for the first time as a solo artist, bringing along The Cellabration to fill out the live performances. We got the opportunity to chat with Frank during the hectic evening of their St Paul show last month to talk about family, music, and […]

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Listen to their newest, Problem Child:   Interview by: Skylar Cary Photos by: Tanner Morris Alright, I’m sitting here with the guys in Villains out of Chicago; Can you guys say your name and what you do in the band- Devin: I’m Devin, I do vocals Reese: I’m Reese, I play guitar Cody: Cody, and drums […]

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Touche Amore are a positive force within our industry. Garnering fans like Tim Mcllarth of Rise Against, Touche creates music that motivates and moves it’s listeners. I was honored to sit with Jeremy Bolm to talk about tour life, ignorance, and the “scene.” I appreciate that you are a force against misogyny, but we seem […]

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 Caroline Smith is synonymous with ‘Confidence.’ So it’s no surprise that her and Minnesota’s other powerhouse Lizzo, over sold their show this month so much that they had to book another set for their fans! We sat down with Caroline to find out what is important to her in life & music, along with just […]

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This kind of show is what local Minnesota music is all about. Two genres of music that no one could imagine being on the same bill. Two types of fans who would have never expected to jam together in one night. And two people who made all of it possible. Review by Tyler Norkunas - […]

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At the ripe age of 18 I got my first job working at the super conglomerate, Wal-mart. What does any sensible 18 year old purchase with their first paycheck? They buy an album, of course. My first album was none other than 10 years debut album, ‘Autumn Effect.’ I got a chance to sit down with the […]

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“You can tell when you’re talking to him, he’s always 3 sentences ahead.” – K.Flay Watsky is one smart guy and beyond that, one HELL of an entertainer! When Watsky  hit the stage at Warped Tour, the fans went absolutely fucking crazy. By the 2nd song of his set he was right down there in […]

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Rock Metal group Heartist, is moving up the musical ladder and fast! On tour now promoting their new album ‘Feeding Fiction,’ Heartist has a unique perspective on the industry and have been given some amazing opportunities to spread their sound! We sat down with the band and fill in drummer Jordan while they were in […]

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At the end of July this Summer, we got a chance to talk with the boys of Our Last Night about what it’s like being independent, Matt’s gorgeous eyes, and the importance of understanding those who are different from us! You guys are still doing your own thing independent of a label right? Trevor: Yes […]

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  Let’s start off with the deluxe version of your album, Forever Halloween. Why should people be buying it? Jared: It’s fucking awesome for one! Seriously though it’s really cool. Couple of tracks that we had recorded while making Pioneer & Forever Halloween. One of the tracks is called ‘Ice Cave’ and we had actually […]

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Rhode Island natives ‘Scare Don’t Fear,’ are getting their first taste of a national tour with Vans Warped Tour 2014 and deliver one hell of a set at every event! We got a chance to talk with Frankie and Chris on the Shakopee leg of the tour to talk about signing with KBB and their […]

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We got a quick minute with Pablo of Chelsea Grin before his set at Vans Warped Tour to talk about the new album and more!   What was it that made this album a little longer than some of the other stuff dropped in the scene? Pablo: There were actually even more that we could […]

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Allison Weiss has an incredibly familiar sound of youth that makes you want to get together with your friends in Dinky Town, or head to Lake Calhoun. Maybe that won’t make sense to the non Minnesotan’s out there, but to us that means Allison’s sound brings about good feelings and inspiration in the best kind […]

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The Show Last Night got the opportunity to interview the brand new band featuring Jeremy Shada (aka Finn) of Adventure Time! Make Out Monday came out of left field with a hot single called ‘Hope Less Romantics’ and immediately caught our attention! With their first show coming up this Saturday at the House of Blues in San […]

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Dirty Heads are out touring right now promoting their new album ‘Sound of Change,’  and their first night was at The Cabooze right here in Minnesota! We sat down with John & Jared while they were visiting to ask some questions and what they’ve got in the works.     Tell me about Summer Meals […]

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Check out their single for ‘Theopany’ below!   One does not simply have a boring conversation with the Minneapolis local metal band By The Thousands. I got to talk with them on a number of different topics ranging from a new EP to how they got started and even…karaoke? Article by Tyler Norkunas // Photography […]

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After going through an almost entire band revamp, Watch Them Fly is going harder than ever with a dedicated crew. We sat down with them for updates on the EP, and life as a new band. I understand you guys went through a pretty big group change within the last year? Paul: Yeah it was […]

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Household. -by Izzy Commers- -Photos by Izzy Commers and Alexander Just If there’s one thing to be said about Household, it’s the sense of community they bring to the local music scene. No matter what genre, bands are welcomed with open arms to play at their house (The Household), and as they put it. “We […]

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This week I got to sit down with James and Gavin out of Minnesota’s newest addition to the local music family, Rally Cap!   Listen to their new single right HERE!   Interview by Raechelle // Photos by Tanner How would you guys describe your sound? You know sound wise, genre wise, I know there’s […]

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We sat down with Andrew Rasmussen, vocalist of Astral Blood, to get the scoop on what the band is up to. I’ll start off with a potentially loaded question. What genre would you describe your band as? I would define Astral Blood as an atmospheric black metal band. Damn. How did Astral Blood come to […]

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So who is all in the band? Alec: Myself, Cameron, Ervin, Austin and Drew. Cameron: “Andrew.” Alec: Oh yeah I mean Andrew, haha. Now you all were in previous bands/projects before OCTW, right? Alec: Pretty much yeah. Not to get specific with names or anything, but I was in a shitty “Pop Band.” Cameron: I […]

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