"When we started writing the song, Adrian was alive and well, but after he died everything took a twist. It was a different scenario. And the lyrics aren’t supposed to be written about him, but they definitely became a reference to him."
"...We’d talk about having a good time and loving life and rock n’ roll and aspiring to a dream we were able to fulfill. So there is a lot more of that type of energy on the solo record."
As we went for beer and nourishment and rest, we could hear Clutch pounding out one of their new live staples, “A Quick Death in Texas” through the air beneath the slowly fading daylight in the sky. It was bittersweet, knowing that in just a few short hours, we would be heading home and this year’s Rebellion will be done. But, what a stellar few hours they were going to be.
The place is a zoo, in the best sense of the word: music animals from all walks of life congregating to listen to music that, for whatever reason, has touched us and became a part of us.
You can always feel the energy crackling in the air when you approach the Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Carolina Rebellion each year.
"...things are different now. I don’t want to call it ‘growing up’ or anything, because I never want to do that, but you have to sometimes. Things in life change and you start seeing things differently."
"Everyone is so used to having so much information with Facebook and Twitter, and giving up everything about themselves, and we’ve never done that. No one knows anything about us, which is kind of interesting."
We talk to Gary Spivack, talent booker for Carolina Rebellion, about this year's massive rock and metal lineup and reflections of one of Soundgarden's final performances.
The Obsessed founder/vocalist/guitarist, Scott "Wino" Weinrich talks to Heavy-Vinyl.com about their upcoming tour with Clutch and Devin Townsend Project and the vinyl reissue of their classic debut album.
Live Coverage of GWAR's messy set at Arizona Pete's in Greensboro, NC. Click below to see pics and read our one-on-one interview with Pustulus Maximus!
He Whose Ox Is Gored guitarist and co-founder, Brian McClelland, talked with Heavy-Vinyl.com from the road about the band, influences and their hardcore alter-ego band.
Earthride singer, Dave Sherman, talks about their new music and smoking weed with Kurt Cobain.
Heavy-Vinyl.com spends a day at the legendary Maryland Doom Fest, hearing awesome doom, and talk to Boston doom band, Conclave.