A Conversation with FuZZrd featuring Mark Slaughter

Follow MisplacedStraws – Facebook | Twitter | Insta FuZZrd is an up-and-coming rock band from Minneapolis that brings crushing guitars and thought-provoking lyrics back to rock music. I recently spent some time with vocalist/guitarist Brett Petrusek and drummer Scott Savage talking about their new music. During the interview, we were Zoom bombed by none other than Mark Slaughter! Mark is … Continue reading A Conversation with FuZZrd featuring Mark Slaughter

The Blues Fix – Quinn Sullivan

Follow MisplacedStraws – Facebook | Twitter | Insta From the old folks sitting on their porch to the young guns with their guitars, the Blues has always been music that attracts young and old alike. Quinn Sullivan was 12 years old when his first record, Cyclone, was released.  Now, 10 years later, he is putting out his fourth record, Wide … Continue reading The Blues Fix – Quinn Sullivan

A Conversation With The Dictators Guitarist Ross The Boss

Follow MisplacedStraws – Facebook | Twitter | Insta It’s been nearly 50 years since the punk explosion based at CBGB’s in New York City’s Bowery.  The band that kicked it all off was The Dictators.  While there have been many incarnations of the band over the years, it has been more than 20 years since founding members Ross The Boss, … Continue reading A Conversation With The Dictators Guitarist Ross The Boss

Inside the Cover with Ioannis

Remember the days when you picked up a record that you never heard before just because it had an amazing cover?  Ioannis has been designing those covers since 1983.  He is one of the few artists whose work spans multiple genres and countless artists.  From jam bands to classic rock, prog, metal, 80’s rock, blues … Continue reading Inside the Cover with Ioannis