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Interview: Alex Reed and Jason Lancaster of Go Radio Discuss ‘Close the Distance’

For a band that likes to stay busy, it can sometimes be difficult for members to take a step back and reflect on what they’ve created and the progress they've made. Tallahassee-based Go Radio have hit the ground running between the release of their new album, Close the Distance (which was released September 18 via Fearless Records), and their upcoming #GoToHell Tour with supporting acts Paradise Fears and Stages & Stereos.

Interview: Pig Destroyer Guitarist Scott Hull Discusses ‘Book Burner,’ Gear and More

In a struggling economy, it becomes harder and harder for musicians of all calibers and genres to maintain successful careers as touring and recording artists. Raising a family — and maybe even working a day job — can work their way up the priorities list and leave little room for flexibility.

Interview: Black Light Burns Frontman Wes Borland Talks New Album, Gear and Experimentation

Black Light Burns, the Los Angeles-based quartet fronted by Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland, released their sophomore album, The Moment You Realize You’re Going to Fall August 13 via Rocket Science/THC Records. Amid preparation for a fall tour with Psychostick and The Witch Was Right, Borland sat down to discuss the new album, gear, sonic experimentation and a lot more.

Interview: Lostprophets Guitarist Mike Lewis Discusses ‘Weapons’ and Warped Tour 2012

It's been roughly six years since Welsh band Lostprophets last set foot on U.S. soil. Now, on the heels of the June 19 release of Weapons (Buy it on iTunes) on Fearless Records, Lostprophets fans are about to get a much-needed dose of the band on the second half of this year’s Warped Tour, which kicks off July 12.

Interview: Civil Twilight Guitarist Andrew McKellar Discusses Gear and ‘Holy Weather’

Civil Twilight released their new album, Holy Weather (Buy it on iTunes), March 26 on Wind-Up Records.

Interview: Art Alexakis Discusses Everclear's 20-Year History and New Album, 'Invisible Stars'

Although it has been six years since the release of Everclear's last studio album, 2006's Welcome to the Drama Club, the band -- now in action for 20 years -- are back with an album that explores new sonic horizons while sounding very much like vintage Everclear.

Exclusive: Pierce the Veil Premiere and Discuss New Song, “Bulls in the Bronx,” and New Album, 'Collide With the Sky'

GuitarWorld.com has teamed up with Fearless Records to bring you this exclusive premiere of "Bulls in the Bronx," the new single by Pierce the Veil.

Interview: Early Morning Rebel’s Nathan Blumenfeld-James Discusses Fashion and Plans for Their Next Record

Guitar World recently chatted with vocalist/guitarist Nathan Blumenfeld-James of Los Angeles’ Early Morning Rebel about the band’s increasing success in the intertwining industries of fashion and music. EMR is known for their celebrity fan base and their elegant and equally chilling song, “Life Boat,” which has been featured on the hit series Grey’s Anatomy.

Interview: Guitarist Jussi Wickström of Turisas Discusses Paganfest America Pt. III and Folk Metal

Not many bands step outside of the box in terms of metal classification. Turisas, a “battle metal” band from Hämeenlinna, Finland, has demonstrated that folk music and metal can go hand in hand. A year after their latest release, 2011's Stand Up and Fight (Century Media), the band are setting out on their first headlining tour in the U.S. -- Paganfest America Pt. III. The tour, which also features Alestorm, Arkona and Huntress, begins March 29 in Baltimore, Maryland, and wraps up April 19 in Tempe, Arizona.

Interview: Guitarist Micah Carli of Hawthorne Heights Discusses Stripped Down to the Bone Acoustic Tour and Cardboard Empire Label

Established in 2001 in Dayton, Ohio, post-hardcore veterans Hawthorne Heights are packing their bags for the second-ever Stripped Down to the Bone Tour. The tour, which will feature old fan favorites plus material from their most recent self-released EP, Hate, will find the guys breaking it down for smaller venues and cities they've either never seen or haven't seen for a while.