Interviews

Interview with Frederik Akesson from Opeth

Interview with Frederik Akesson from Opeth

Opeth, like some of their progressive rock predecessors, are probably one of the only bands who could pull off the kind of show they’ve just performed at Wembley Arena, Radio City Music Hall and the Sydney Opera House. With a mammoth set consisting of the seminal albums Damnation and Deliverance performed in their entirety for the first time back-to-back plus another set of songs from their critically acclaimed new […]

Jarrod Henry

February 8th, 2017

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Interview with Ryan Van Gennip from Chase the Sun

Interview with Ryan Van Gennip from Chase the Sun

After a five year break from recording blues masters Chase the Sun are back with a new single Live it Up and are days away from embarking on a new tour. Ryan Van Gennip, bassman for the enigmatic Sydney-siders sat down with us to chat about the journey the band have been on. . . Ryan, thanks for talking to us mate. I guess firstly welcome […]

Benjamin Smith

February 6th, 2017

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TWELVE FOOT NINJA Q&A With Rohan Hayes

TWELVE FOOT NINJA Q&A With Rohan Hayes

Twelve Foot Ninja are often classified as heavy fusion or progressive metal but whatever genre you call them, they are known for their unique combination of genre hopping and soaring melodies over heavy rock. Their creativity extends to quality music videos, comic books, and more to come in 2017. We recently caught up with Rohan Hayes and asked him a few questions. . First things […]

Dave Bruce

February 6th, 2017

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Q & A with Sodastream

Q & A with Sodastream

Sodastream are an Australian duo consisting of Karl Smith (vocals, guitar) and Pete Cohen (double bass, backing vocals). From 1998 to 2007 they toured regularly across Australia, USA, Europe and Japan with support coming from John Peel, Moby, Rough Trade Records and VPRO in Holland. They began working together again in 2013 and are about to release – Little by Little – their first new record in […]

Julie Leighton

February 4th, 2017

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Q & A with JC of Fire at Midnight

Q & A with JC of Fire at Midnight

Fire at Midnight is an original blues-rock-country band from New York City. They have a current single called Midnight Lady and their current album Fire at Midnight II. The guitarist and vocalist JC had a chat with AMNplify recently about all of this and more – check it out below! . . How and when did the band form? The early stages of the band […]

Maggie Sapet (VIC)

February 3rd, 2017

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Interview with SARAH BELKNER

Interview with SARAH BELKNER

For some time now, Sarah Belkner has been captivating audiences with the erethal uniqueness. After captivating audiences with her critically acclaimed EP, Humans, her debut album But You Are, But It Has is officially ready to be unleashed. In this interview, Belkner talks to Jackie Smith about the natural progression between EP and album, the Pozible campaign behind its release and what she’s learnt from […]

Jackie Smith

February 2nd, 2017

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Interview with Ben Barlow of Neck Deep

Interview with Ben Barlow of Neck Deep

To say Neck Deep have burst onto the punk scene is an understatement. With the release of Wishful Thinking in 2014 followed up by Life’s Not Out To Get You in 2015, the UK lads have cemented themselves as one of the hottest punk bands of this decade. They have just announced they will be coming back to Australia on a tour packed with talent; […]

Dani Brown

February 2nd, 2017

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Interview with Jason Singh of TAXIRIDE

Interview with Jason Singh of TAXIRIDE

In the late 1990s/early 2000s, Aussie band Taxiride dominated the airwaves and turned rock music on its head with tunes such as Get Set, Everywhere You Go, Creepin’ Up Slowly and Saffron (to name but a few). It would seem their popularity knew no bounds with three successful albums, a “greatest hits” compilation and even an ARIA to top it all off. Having disbanded a […]

Jackie Smith

January 26th, 2017

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Q & A with Patty Walters of As It Is

Q & A with Patty Walters of As It Is

Brighton via Minneapolis quintet As It Is are almost on Australian shores to play some shows in support of their new album, simply titled okay. Front man Patty Walters had a chat with AMNplify recently about the upcoming tour, the new album and so much more. Check it out below! .   . Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? My […]

Maggie Sapet (VIC)

January 24th, 2017

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Interview with Terry Coldwell of East 17

Interview with Terry Coldwell of East 17

English boy band EAST 17 are coming back to Australia alongside B*Witched, Atomic Kitten, Liberty X and S Club 3 in the years biggest 90’s revival concert spectacular. AMNplify’s Pauli Dee spoke to Terry Coldwell about coming back to Australia, what he’s been up to since the 90’s and whether he’d consider working with a British rival of the band, Robbie Williams. . . Pauli: G’day […]

Pauli

January 20th, 2017

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