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Thursday, June 22, 2017
Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist Serena Ryder made a tour stop in Atlanta at the famed Tabernacle last Friday evening opening for Michael Franti. Sitting in her dressing room prior to hitting the stage, Ryder chatted with us about her life as a musician, and reflected on what inspired her, challenges she faced along the way, and her fabulous new album Harmony.
With a new EP titled Ghost Stories set to release November 12, Hannah Fairchild, the lead singer and guitarist for her Brooklyn, NY based band Hannah vs. The Many, chatted with us about her background, the inspiration behind Ghost Stories, her band, and how she started her musical career. Originally moving to New York to pursue a career in musical theatre, Hannah quickly discovered she would much rather pursue a career as a musician. So, her journey began!
Grace White, the female half of the punkgrass duo Grace & Tony, likes to tell stories through her music with her husband Tony White. Their self-proclaimed style of music which they have dubbed "punkgrass" grew from Tony's former musical...
The LA trio, The Vim Dicta, has been making great strides in the LA music scene and is set to release their new EP Von Tango on October 21, 2013. In addition to their new EP, they have also...
Having dealt with breast cancer in my family after losing my maternal grandmother to what started out as breast cancer and eventually mestastized into bone marrow cancer, I know first hand the effects that breast cancer can have on...
Atlanta-based indie-alt-folk group von Grey is a group of sisters that were classically trained as a musicians from a very early age.  Dual lead singer-songwriters Annika (violin, banjo, guitar, keys) and Fiona (guitar, violin, percussion), Petra (keys, lap steel guitar, electronic percussion, background vocals), and Kathryn (cello, bass pedals, mandolin, keys, background vocals) round out this ensemble that is steeped in the rich traditions of Americana and folk styles.
The rock band Sick Puppies hails from Australia and took a chance when they moved to Los Angeles in 2006. That chance paid off as they quickly rose to fame with their “Free Hugs” video featuring their single “All the Same” on YouTube that has garnered them over 74,000,000 views. The band members are Shimon (Shim) Moore (lead vocals, guitar), Emma Anzai (bass, backing vocals) and Mark Goodwin (drums, percussion, backing vocals).
For a large part of the year Lita Ford has been touring, playing guitar and writing--tearing up stages from LA to Australia. Soon you’ll be able to sample her high-energy performances on The B**ch is Back…Live, a CD featuring classic as well as newer favorites. If you’re new to Lita, she started in the ‘70s all-girl rock band the Runaways along with Joan Jett, Sandy West, Jackie Fox and Cherie Currie. Then a successful solo career brought numerous recordings, such as the popular duet with Ozzy Osbourne “Close My Eyes Forever” and melodic, but, in-your-face songs like “Gotta Let Go” and “Kiss Me Deadly.”
Suzi Quatro is an icon – the first female bass player to become a major rock star. She has influenced everyone from Joan Jett to Chrissie Hynde. Born in Detroit, Suzi started playing as a teen with her sisters...
New York City’s Queen of Rock, Queen V, began her career in the musical industry as a songwriter and performer and played NYC’s clubs CBGBs, Don Hill’s, The Palladium, The Bitter End and The Green Door.  She has had the chance to tour with rockers Twisted Sister, Billy Idol and Bon Jovi. After performing Van Halen’s “Ain’t Talkin’ ‘bout Love” at the legendary Viper Room while in Hollywood, CA, she caught the eye of famed rockers Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine) and Lemmy (Motorhead) and they all quickly became friends.