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Scott Holiday of Rival Sons Talks 'Feral Roots', Muscle Shoals and more

Scott Holiday, Rival Sons guitarist, called the WMMR studios to talk about the making of Feral Roots and their Philly show date at Union Transfer on April 7th. Scott spoke in detail about the writing, recording and making of the LP as well as how 2018 was different for him. We also spoke about the magic of…

Mark Morton on Chester Bennington: "The word that jumps out is 'enthusiasm'"

Lamb of God's lead guitarist Mark Morton is unleashing an album of solo material on March 1st, though it's hardly a "solo" effort. Anesthetic features players and vocalists from just about every corner of the rock world - most notably the late Chester Bennington of Linkin Park, who sings on the lead track "Cross Off".…

Luke Spiller of The Struts (playing MMRBQ 2019!)

Pierre Robert had a chat backstage at the TLA with Luke Spiller, singer of The Struts. They can't wait to return to the MMRBQ in May! Luke talks about the new album Young & Dangerous, selling out TWO headlining shows this fall in Philly, the band's relationship with MMR and more. Get tickets for MMRBQ…

Brent Smith of Shinedown (playing MMRBQ 2019!)

Brent Smith, vocalist of Shinedown, chats with WMMR's Brent Porche - First and foremost about how excited Shinedown is to be headlining one of their favorite festivals, the MMRBQ. Brent also shares his thoughts on the other bands on the bill... including what might happen if he crosses paths with Joan Jett! Fresh off of…

Tommy Vext of Bad Wolves (playing MMRBQ 2019!)

In anticipation of MMRBQ 2019, Tommy Vext of Bad Wolves spent some time on the phone with Ryan Shuttleworth. They chatted about how Tommy loves to play shows in Philly, what to expect from a Bad Wolves concert, Tommy finding a way to get on Ryan's Christmas list and more! MMRBQ 2019 is on Saturday,…

Amy Lee of Evanescence (playing MMRBQ 2019!)

Evanescence is part of the stacked lineup for next year's MMRBQ! Amy Lee is ready to transition from the band's orchestral performances back to a hard rock set. Is new music on the horizon for Evanescence? Will their next release be a traditional album, or a series of singles, or something entirely new? Hear it…

Weezer's Brian Bell talks with Pierre at MMR's Opening Night at the Met

Weezer are among the first bands to play at the newly renovated Metropolitan Opera House, aka The Met, here in Philadelphia. Pierre Robert broadcast live from this gorgeous concert venue to celebrate its re-opening, and Weezer guitarist Brian Bell was kind enough to stop by and chat with MMR before their show.

Marky Ramone talks Ramones Legacy and more

Marky Ramone's Blitzkrieg will be at the Ardmore Music Hall on Thursday, December 20th. They will be playing 40 Ramones classics with the high energy you have known and expect of The Ramones. Marky spoke to WMMR about joining The Ramones in 1978 and how he impacted their sound/vibe while original drummer Tommy Ramone stayed…