Category: Interviews

16volt InterView: Defiant to the End

Returning to its machine/rock roots for the Dead On Arrivals EP, 16volt injects some fresh and virulent oil into its sound, full of anger and defiance as only this band can deliver.
 

 
An InterView with Eric Powell and Steve Hickey of 16volt

By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x)
Never a band to fall victim to predictability or staleness, 16volt continues […]

Evil Engine InterView: NO LOVE SONGS!

Evil Engine’s Mike Skull speaks about the prominent Chicago punk rock band’s history and creative output, showcasing a band on a righteous and angry path.
 

 
An InterView with Mike Skull of Evil Engine

By Will Sanchez (WillSuperior)
Evil Engine is Chicago angry punk rock at its finest. Formed in 2016 by seasoned musicians Kryssie Crisis, Jamie Booth, Collin […]

∆AIMON InterView: Keeping It Weird

Ever devoted to expanding musical and sonic horizons to defy categorical conventions, ∆AIMON speaks with ReGen prior to the band’s second appearance at the Chicago ColdWaves.
 

 
An InterView with Brant Showers of ∆AIMON

By Will Sanchez (WillSuperior)
Since emerging on the scene with the Amen EP in 2011, ∆AIMON has risen to the upper echelon of today’s underground […]

Lorelei Dreaming InterView: Behold the Banshee

Living up to the title of her debut release as Lorelei Dreaming, Laura Bienz is an electro/industrial Banshee, demonstrating a remarkable vocal talent. ReGen speaks with the Chicago musician about life, music, geek culture, and more!
 

 
An InterView with Laura Bienz of Lorelei Dreaming

By Will Sanchez (WillSuperior)
Chicago musician Laura Bienz has steadily established herself as a […]

REVillusion InterView: The Revolution will be Synthesized

Hailing from Philadelphia, REVillusion is a band with great promise and potential to become an innovative and inspirational voice in industrial/rock, as ReGen speaks with the band’s mastermind Brian E. Carter.
 

 
An InterView with Brian E. Carter of REVillusion

By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x)
One of the many pleasures of attending a live show is the abundance of likeminded […]

Stoneburner InterView: Tales from the Desert Planet

Steven Archer takes ReGen on a journey through time and space to the desert world of Arrakis and invites us into his musical and mental process for his solo instrumental outlet Stoneburner.
 

 
An InterView with Steven Archer of Stoneburner

By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x)
Steven Archer is a man of many talents, exhibiting a formidable skill in virtually any […]

Julien-K InterView: Nights of Future Past

Having just concluded the band’s first independent North American tour and with yet another record breaking crowdfunding campaign under its belt, Julien-K prepares to take listeners through a future retrospective with an upcoming four CD set.
 

 
An InterView with Ryan Shuck, Amir Derakh, and Anthony “Fu” Valcic

By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x)
Beginning life as a side project for […]

FIRES InterView: Words and Silence

From the mind that gave us Cryogen Second and Becoming the Devourer comes FIRES, a new excursion into catchy melodic dance hooks and shrill industrial textures; Eric Sochocki speaks with ReGen about his newest musical output.
 

 
An InterView with Eric Sochocki of FIRES

By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x)
Eric Sochocki has proven to be quite the versatile figure in […]

Stabbing Westward InterView: Reliving the Darkest Days

At the forefront of the ’90s alternative and industrial/rock scene was Stabbing Westward; now after a long absence, the band has reunited for a series of shows and festival dates. ReGen discusses with keyboardist Walter Flakus headlining ColdWaves, industrial music, and reviving Stabbing Westward.
 

 
An InterView with Walter Flakus of Stabbing Westward

By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x)
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Black Needle Noise InterView: Dreams and Reflections

One of modern music’s most prolific and revered producers and mixers, John Fryer speaks with ReGen about his latest musical outlet and exposing and exploring new talent.
 

 
An InterView with John Fryer of Black Needle Noise

By Ilker Yücel (Ilker81x)
[See image gallery at regenmag.com] Def Leppard vocalist Joe Elliott had once said that the producer’s role […]

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