The Gunz Show sat down with John D., the creator of Skate and Surf, to discuss this yearís lineup as well as the history of the Festival. John explained how he secured a Midtown reunion, what went wrong last year, and hints at more acts to be added. He also touches base on how the venue will be set up and another upcoming tour he has planned. You can listen to it here.
"We have some new music coming up. We have a whole new project thatís done. I donít know when itís coming out, but when it does I think thatís really going to be the ďOh shit!Ē momentÖ.Itís something that us 5 wrote on the road. No studio. We recorded straight onto the computer, all ourselves. Itís us now, which is a little bit different. But Iím more proud of it than anything we put out in a long time. "
Jason Lancaster (Go Radio, Mayday Parade) spoke with The Gunz Show about the breakup. He says he was completely caught off-guard that the band was going to release a statement, and he talks about the way everything went down. You can listen to it here.
On The Gunz Show, Down With Webster announced that they will be touring the US for the first time in over a year in the fall, and also that they're about ready to wrap up recording their new album. You can listen to it here.
In an interview with The Gunz Show, Marianas Trench revealed they shot a new music video which will be "Tarantino-esque" and will be 9 minutes long. In addition, the band will be headed to the UK later this year. Listen to the interview here.
Here's what I'll say, there are no details or anything set in stone. But I actually was with Tom a few days ago and earlier this year we wrote quite a bit of music, 7 songs. More than half an album worth of material... He's been busy doing, who knows what he's doing...
Every year I try to convince Midtown. In my perfect world this yearís headliners would have been Fall Out Boy and Midtown. Iím going to get them Ė I think it will be next year or 2015. Every year I go after them first and then Jay-Z, and as soon as they say no I know that itís a normal year. Midtown know when the right time will be. It has to be a mutual thing.
Zack Merrick (All Time Low) is teaming up with The Gunz Show to give fans an opportunity to design a "The Gunz Show x I Am Amerrickan" t-shirt that will be sold on Zack's clothing label and Kill Brand. The contest ends soon, and all submissions can be sent to Gunz email address, here.
Last night on The Gunz Show, Finch member R2K spoke with Gunz about the What It Is To Burn reunion shows, and their willingness to play them as long as Deryck wasn't allowed to be a part of it. Topics also included the set list and production of the show, and the steps the band took to finally all get together in a single room and decide to play shows again.
On tonightís episode of The Gunz Show, our friend Gunz talked with Mike Hansen of Pentimento about how the band was forced to release their new record for free after issues arose with former label Panic Records.
On last night's edition of The Gunz Show, Gunz spoke with Alex Deleon, lead vocalist of The Cab, in which he mentioned the band are starting to record their brand new record today. In other odd news, Alex also delivered a baby tiger while touring overseas.
All Time Low discussed a lot on the Gunz Show yesterday, including their relationship with Interscope Records last year and their new album. A piece of the interview can be seen below, but you can check out the whole thing here.