Interviews

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May 1, 2017

April 11, 2017

March 28, 2017

February 25, 2017

February 20, 2017

February 14, 2017

January 10, 2017

January 7, 2017

December 26, 2016

December 2, 2016

November 17, 2016

November 10, 2016

November 5, 2016

Alan Sears of Mortal Treason

Awhile back, I was able to interview, via Instagram private messaging, with Alan Sears of the deathcore band, Mortal Treason. We talk about the Mortal Treason Hiatus, Issues with the band’s former label, and ZAO References. Those first two specifically. I saved this interview specifically for the IVM Rebirth! Continued →

June 26, 2015

Stephen Cobbuci

Stephen Cobucci of Wolves At The Gate

Recently, I got the chance to chat via email with Stephen Cobucci of the stand-out metalcore act, Wolves at the Gate. We got to talk songwriting, faith, and Thrice – 3 of my favorite topics. Check out the conversation below and don’t forget to pick up WatG’s newest album, “Reprise” wherever digital music is sold. Continued →

June 18, 2015

Come and Rest

Chances are you might not have heard of Come and Rest. The metalcore group out of Atlanta, GA, recently released a new EP called Blacklist. This stuff is hard-hitting with dark melodies and a tone to match. Frontman Noel Alejandro was kind enough to chat with me over the phone to discuss the thought process behind their second independent release. Continued →

June 17, 2015

May 27, 2015

May 4, 2015

xDeathstarx

New email interview with Eric Gregson of xDeathstarx. We talk about the breakup, the new single, Facedown Fest, & the future!

April 27, 2015

April 6, 2015

Manafest

IVM catches up with Chris “Manafest” Greenwood about his new album, battle rapping against Michael Jackson, how “Diamonds” was influenced by Brian “Head” Welch, working with Invisible Creature, and much more.

March 10, 2015

Fireflight

Here is an e-mail interview between Dawn Michele, vocalist of Grammy-nominated rock band Fireflight, and Ian Zandi. However, most of these questions are actually adapted from our very own Brandon Jones. Be sure to check out their new independent album INNOVA when it drops on 5/5/15. The current single “Resuscitate” is Fireflight’s eighth #1 hit.

March 5, 2015

March 4, 2015

The Hawk In Paris

An interview with The Hawk In Paris’ Dan Haseltine and Ian Zandi. Topics include their new single “Frozen Heart”, finding inspiration, and why the band won’t tour.

House of Heroes

The 2nd part of an interview between Tim Skipper, Stephanie Skipper, and Ian Zandi. This segment focuses on the House of Heroes project.

March 3, 2015

Copperlily

Here is the first part of an interview done between Ian Zandi and Copperlily. The 2nd part will include House of Heroes.

February 19, 2015

Naturalist

An IVM exclusive interview with post-hardcore band Naturalist. Conversation topics include their intriguing cover art, the new album direction, and staring at people just to creep them out.

February 10, 2015

Ellie Holcomb

This is a transcript of a phone interview I had over digital coffee today with CCM singer-songwriter Ellie Holcomb. The 30 minute conversation includes topics such as her album As Sure as the Sun, her involvement with Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors, potential collaboration with Jon Foreman, touring plans, a relatively-unknown side project, and her thoughts on streaming services.