A Conversation with Vocalist Nad Sylvan

  Follow MisplacedStraws – Facebook | Twitter | Insta If you are a fan of early Genesis then you undoubtedly know the name Nad Sylvan  NAd has been the frontman for ex-Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett’s Genesis Revisited project for nearly a decade.  During that time, Nad has also continued to release solo records, including his latest Spiritus Mundi which sees him … Continue reading A Conversation with Vocalist Nad Sylvan

New Music Showcase – Chez Kane

 Once in a while, a record comes out that makes you stop in your tracks and listen again.  The self-titled debut from Chez Kane is one of those records.  Helmed by Danny Rexon of the band Crazy Lixx, the record showcases Chez’s amazing voice taking on Rexon’s infectious, ’80s-steeped songs. Please press the PLAY icon … Continue reading New Music Showcase – Chez Kane

A Conversation with John Notto & Justin Smolian of Dirty Honey

  Follow MisplacedStraws – Facebook | Twitter | Insta Dirty Honey first hit the scene in 2019 with their EP featuring the singles “When I’m Gone” and “Rolling Sevens”.  I spoke to guitarist John Notto in early 2020 when the plan was to head to Australia to record a full-length debut and hit the road.  The pandemic changed those plans a … Continue reading A Conversation with John Notto & Justin Smolian of Dirty Honey

A Conversation with The End Machine Guitarist George Lynch

Follow MisplacedStraws – Facebook | Twitter | Insta Since first teaming up in Dokken in 1983, George Lynch and Jeff Pilson have formed a creative duo rarely seen on the hard rock scene.  They teamed up once again to form The End Machine with vocalist Robert Mason and another member of the classic Dokken lineup, Mick Brown.  For their second … Continue reading A Conversation with The End Machine Guitarist George Lynch

A Conversation With Budderside Frontman Patrick Stone

Follow MisplacedStraws – Facebook | Twitter | Insta Certain bands have a pedigree that can’t be ignored.  That pedigree stands out, even more, when your band has been blessed by legendary Motorhead leader Lemmy.  Patrick Stone was a member of the Motorhead road crew and, eventually, his band Budderside became the first band signed by Lemmy to Motorhead’s record label.  … Continue reading A Conversation With Budderside Frontman Patrick Stone

A Conversation With Queensryche Vocalist Todd LaTorre

Follow MisplacedStraws – Facebook | Twitter | Insta Todd LaTorre may be best known as the frontman who helped resurrect Queensryche but his musical DNA stretches even further.  Todd recently released his first solo record, Rejoice in the Suffering, which shows facets of his musical personality not seen on his three records with the band.  Recently Todd took some time … Continue reading A Conversation With Queensryche Vocalist Todd LaTorre

A Conversation With Sweet Oblivion Singer Geoff Tate

Follow MisplacedStraws – Facebook | Twitter | Insta If Geoff Tate never recorded another record his legendary status would still be cemented.  His work with Queensryche lifted him to the top echelon of vocalists in the history of rock.  When we spoke in 2019 we talked about his remarkable career with Queensryche. Never content to rest on past laurels, Tate … Continue reading A Conversation With Sweet Oblivion Singer Geoff Tate