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Interview: Bad Habit

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I recently had a chance to interview Joe Michelizzi, singer for up and coming Maryland hardcore band Bad Habit. For a band that’s been together only a short time, their demo was pretty exciting (and even had a touch of the silly). So, here’s what Joe had to say: RnRnMN: How long have you been together? Joe: We haven’t been… Read more »

Interview: The New Dress

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Bill and Laura of Brooklyn’s The New Dress are a duo playing a punk/folk hybrid that taps the past without leaving the present. Their album, Where Our Failures Are, is one of the best I’ve heard in this burgeoning genre (and it made my Best of 2007 list). If you aren’t familiar with them, check out the review first. RnRnNM:… Read more »

Interview: Towers of Hanoi

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Gainesville, Florida’s Towers of Hanoi recently unleashed their third release upon us and Paranoia for the New Year is a shining example of what post-hardcore can be even while being brought down to earth by simple hard rock influences. It’s the kind of album that makes you wonder, “Whoa, how did they do that?” In an effort to find out,… Read more »

Interview: Irritant

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Irritant are an up and coming metal band from the UK. For their age (late teens/early 20s), they’re amazing players. They’ve already come to the attention of some big names (Bruce Dickinson for one) and things are looking up for them. Bassist/vocalist Niall answered a few questions for me about the band’s past, present and future. RnRnMN: You’re all in… Read more »