Interviews & Features

Near-Death Van Crash Leads Screaming Females to Record Killer Live LP

Screaming Females Recount the Road to “Live at the Hideout” On their way to recording Live at the Hideout, Screaming Females lost control of their van. As they slid backwards down the frozen Interstate, they locked eyes with another driver, headed their way. In a blink, a semi-truck smashed into her minivan. Luckily, everyone survived, […]Read More »

How Party Monsters Baby Baby Re-Invest Gig Revenue into Better Recordings

How does one describe Baby Baby to someone who hasn’t experienced the band before? Well, for starters, Baby Baby is to partying…well, what Andrew W.K. is to partying. Long story short: expect a fun time at a Baby Baby concert. Expect lead singer Fontez Brooks to be chronically shirtless. Expect blistering punk rock seamlessly infused […]Read More »

Catching up with Washington State's Noisiest Band: Wild Throne

Washington’s Noisiest Band Takes Creative Risks with Producer Ross Robinson on New EP Blood Maker by Wild Throne Bellingham’s Wild Throne is no stranger to the Pacific Northwest’s noise rock scene. Along with former labelmates Gaytheist and Deadkill, the band has been a key part of a growing rock revival in the Seattle/Portland area. This […]Read More »

New Interview with The Both (Ted Leo & Aimee Mann) + Ticket Giveaway!

Want to win tickets to see The Both (Ted Leo & Aimee Mann) live tomorrow night at Great American Music Hall in San Francisco? Of course you do! Just leave a comment below or tweet the phrase “Hey @PerformerMag, I wanna see The Both at @GAMH tomorrow night! @AimeeMann & @TedLeo Rule!” for your chance […]Read More »

Exclusive Interview with Phil Anselmo and Jimmy Bower of Down

How the Metal Supergroup Mines The Blues & Explores Music’s Boundaries on Latest EP “I’m going to make crazy fucking music for crazy fucking people.” –Phil Anselmo  If a mystical experience through heavy metal perfection and musical genius is what you seek, then you have found it in its purest form with New Orleans’ very […]Read More »

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