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We were a bit shocked when we heard that Essential Records, home of Third Day and Jars of Clay, had signed a hard rock band. Intrigued by the musical comparisons to Linkin Park, Chevelle, and Muse, we decided to include Red as Part 1 of our New Artist Feature. We asked the same questions of two new bands. Come back to InReview to see what other band we sat down with and how they responded.
March 18, 2006
I arrived with my wife and two of my closest friends at the Larsen Student Union on Grantham, PA's Messiah College campus around 7:45 PM. Grantham is close to the busy lifestyle of the "big" city of Harrisburg but it's a quiet country town where one can get away from it all.
In 1991 a blonde-haired Seattle-area misfit named Kurt Cobain changed the landscape of rock music with the opening guitar rift to "Smells Like Teen Spirit," easily the most important rock song of a decade that was only a year old and perhaps among the most essential of all time.
April is now upon us, and Mother Nature has already begun to tease us with tantalizing tastes of spring. Here on the Eastern shore the cherry trees are in full bloom. Toes are reappearing in flip-flops after their long winter hibernation. And while the proverbial young man's fancy may be turning to love, it's this time of year that our thoughts turn to our own personal passion... summer festivals.
Artist Management - Relient K and House of Heroes
GMA '05 Nashville, TN
InReview: So, what kind of management do you do. Road management?
Jeff: No, we do artist management. We look over their careers to help them navigate the waters that make the music business and hopefully help them develop and build artists and careers.
cMusicWeb.com: What excites you about your career now that you have been around for so long?
Since this interview was conducted, the title of the disc, Potter's Field, has been announced for a Summer 2004 release.
cMW: What can you tell us about your upcoming album? Date of release? Number of tracks?
Interview with Chuck Shea, Guitarist
March 13, 2004
Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PA
cMW: If you win the Rock Album of the year Dove Award, what would you say?