Welcome to the all new Rock Sound Podcast. Kicking things off is our No.1 on this year's Rock Sound 50 list, Waterparks frontman Awsten Knight, who talks about what makes him fearless, new music and puts together his very own 'Mini Mixtape'. Plus, Lynn Gunn and Brian MacDonald from PVRIS play a game of 'Translate The Lyric' and we get to know the boys from Palaye Royale in their 'First Time, Last Time' interview. Don't forget to check out shop.rocksound.tv to pick up this year's Rock Sound...
In the last Rock Sound podcast for a little while (don’t worry, we’ll be back in a few weeks with LOADS of exciting new stuff!), Underøath’s Aaron Gillespie and Spencer Chamberlain open up about religion, their return and their colossal new album ‘Erase Me’ in two gripping, emotional interviews. And after that? Blessthefall’s Beau Bokan talks new album ‘Hard Feelings’ their new label and SO much more in a super revealing interview.
Two best friends. Two future superstars. To celebrate the unveiling of the new issue of Rock Sound, we speak to our cover stars As It Is’ Patty Walters and Waterparks’ Awsten Knight to find out all about the real people behind the music. They’re two leading lights of a whole new generation of bands, but who are they really? Find out right here.
This week, Lower Than Atlantis frontman Mike Duce is in for an honest and wide-ranging interview that includes talk of “angry” new material. Boston Manor’s Henry Cox also joins us as his band heads into the studio to record their second album. AND it’s our new band spotlight with The Faim, who tell us exactly what it was like writing songs with the likes of Pete Wentz, Josh Dun and Mark Hoppus!
This week, we head inside the studio with Real Friends and frontman Dan Lambton while they record their forthcoming third album in Los Angeles. And he’s not holding back. Then we’re joined by Milestones frontman Matt Clarke to find out absolutely everything about newly announced debut album ‘Red Lights’, due next month. We also ask about the most unexpected place you’ve ever met a band (Gerard Way in Greggs anyone?) and SO much more!
Celebrating his first EVER magazine cover - unveiled this week with Rock Sound - we introduce you to (and speak to) the incredible nothing,nowhere. and show why he's going to change music in 2018. And who would be the best person to speak to about him? The man who signed him of course - Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz, who tells you exactly why you should be getting involved.
This week, we’re joined by All Time Low frontman Alex Gaskarth to talk about the band’s upcoming ‘So Wrong, It’s Right’ anniversary sets, and we introduce brand new feature ‘Always The Quiet Ones’ and shine the spotlight on band members who don’t always get it. First up? Waterparks’ Otto Wood.”
On this week’s Rock Sound Podcast we’re joined by Beartooth mastermind Caleb Shomo to hear all about the band’s forthcoming third album, why he wants to improve on previous album ‘Aggressive’ and more. And we also chat to Dashboard Confessional legend Chris Carrabba ahead of his band’s first album in almost nine years about why he made the decision to return, his thoughts on the emo scene and his legacy.
Welcome to the first Rock Sound Podcast of 2018! This week, we talk to both Andy Biersack and Christian Coma of Black Veil Brides in back-to-back interviews to find out EVERYTHING about the band’s new album ‘Vale’ and what the future holds for BVB. We’re also joined by Parkway Drive frontman Winston McCall to get all the info on their brand new album!
In our fourth and final special co-hosted podcast, we’re joined by Enter Shikari’s Rou Reynolds to look back at 2017, the end of an era and the start of a whole new one for the band - from their ‘Take To The Skies’ shows to ‘The Spark’ and beyond.
Next up in our very special co-hosted podcasts? It’s Deaf Havana frontman James Veck-Gilodi. Buckle up for a trip that ranges from revealing and emotional to downright hilarious as we travel through James’ year.
Welcome to the first of four very special podcasts to keep you going over the Christmas holidays, co-hosted with the bands themselves! First up? As It Is frontman Patty Walters tells us EVERYTHING about As It Is’ year, his personal favourite music from 2017 AND exclusive news on new As It Is material!
Up for another huge podcast for the Rock Sound Awards powered by EMP.co.uk? Well, now it’s time for our Best International Band winners, One OK Rock! We spoke to Taka Moriuchi (and his translator, Jamil) about recording the mega ‘Ambitions’, working with Alex Gaskarth and 5 Seconds Of Summer and their bid to take over the world.
Welcome to the final regular Rock Sound Podcast of the year! We speak to Good Charlotte about their Slam Dunk headline slot, surprise Christmas EP and SO much more, while in a world exclusive former Asking Alexandria frontman Denis Stoff explains exactly why he left the band and teases his new project. Movements’ Patrick Miranda gives us a glimpse inside one of this year’s most fascinating breakthrough bands, too!
Meet the winners of Album Of The Year at the Rock Sound Awards powered by EMP.co.uk, All Time Low! We spoke to Alex Gaskarth about the band's latest, huge album, from its inception through to the recording process through to its release. This man and this album have some stories to tell.
Next up in our podcasts for the Rock Sound Awards powered by EMP.co.uk is the Power Of Music Award. We wanted to celebrate a band taking things independent and doing everything for their fans, working together as a community to create something amazing and inspiring. That band are The Maine, and we caught up with John O'Callaghan to chat taking things completely back into their own hands, facing a whole host of risks and coming out the other side as the most successful and happy they've ever...
Welcome back to another podcast for the Rock Sound Awards powered by EMP.co.uk and it's time for a HUGE moment - our Artist Of The Year, PVRIS. We caught up with Lynn Gunn to talk about how the band got through the personal difficulties of the 'White Noise' era to create the amazing and cathartic 'All We Know Of Heaven, All We Need Of Hell'.
Welcome to a new podcast to celebrate the Rock Sound Awards powered by EMP.co.uk. Moving on to The Real Alternative award, we wanted to celebrate the bands who do things themselves and find huge success in doing so. This year, that band couldn’t have been anyone other than While She Sleeps. Building their own HQ and creating new album ‘You Are We’ purely with fan backing, the album not only exceeded expectations, it hit the UK Top 10 completely independently and has made the band bigger than...
Welcome to another podcast for the Rock Sound Awards powered by EMP.co.uk. Next? It’s our Best British Band, the mighty Neck Deep. We caught up with Ben Barlow to discover how they entered the most successful era of their career so far.