Electric Boys

Thu
29
Oct

One On One With Mitch Lafon - STRYPER & ELECTRIC BOYS

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STRYPER vocalist MICHAEL SWEET and ELECTRIC BOYS singer CONNY BLOOM join Mitch on episode 160 of One On One with Mitch Lafon.

In our first interview, Stryper's Michael Sweet discusses the band's new album Fallen, his love for Van Halen, whether or not he regrets the band's Against The Law record, the choice of yellow and black, Slayer, a second Sweet & Lynch CD, progress on his new solo album and more.

Quotes from the interview:

On Van Halen: "I'm one of the biggest Van Halen fans going. I would love to get behind the board (of course co-producing with Eddie) and help them get back to their roots. I know they've got it in them."

More Van Halen: "I'm a fan of the first four albums. To me, those had the fire and had the passion and I just don't hear that on A Different Kind Of Truth. I just don't."

Capturing the classic Stryper sound: "When I started writing and thinking more along the lines of Stryper of old. I started getting this passion and this excitement level that I haven't had in years."

Stryper's Against The Law album: "It doesn't sound like classic Stryper to me."

For more about about MICHAEL SWEET visit:
Online: http://www.michaelsweet.com & http://www.stryper.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Stryper & http://www.facebook.com/TheMichaelSweet
Twitter: @Stryper & @michaelhsweet

Our second interview is with ELECTRIC BOYS frontman CONNY BLOOM - he talks about the band's Funk-O-Metal Carpet Ride 25th Anniversary Tour, working with a new drummer, the recently released deluxe edition of the band's Starflight United album, his current solo album campaign on Pledge Music and more.

Quotes from the interview:

On a new Electric Boys album: "We've recorded some ideas, but there's no plan as to when we're going to record it."

On a new Conny Bloom solo album: "I'm in the process of mixing one and the fun thing - it's in Swedish. The songs are pretty cool. It's closer to Jimi Hendrix than modern Aerosmith."

For more about Conny Bloom visit:
Online: http://www.electricboys.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/electricboys
Twitter: @ConnyBloom2015 & @TheElectricBoys

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Tue
06
Oct

ELECTRIC BOYS Add New Member + Tour Dates

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And then there were 5!
People, let's face it; jammin' is kinda difficult across the Atlantic.
As you probably already know, Niclas lives in LA since many years. The budget can't handle flying him in for a gig here and there, which is how Jolle Atlagic came in to the picture.
 
On the tours with Hanoi Rocks, Jolle and Andy Christell really locked in, so it was a natural step to have Jolle play (who had the Electric Boys albums and knew the songs already).
On the upcoming tours, Jolle Atlagic will do the Dan Reed Network tour in the UK, and Niclas will do the Swedish dates and the rest of the European tour with FM.
In case you haven't already, please welcome Jolle as a full-time member!

He's saved our asses so many times we've lost count smile emoticon
Looking forward to seeing you guys on tour!
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VIDEO of drummers Niclas Sigevall and new member Jolle Atlagic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jco7t6-mhoE&feature=youtu.be
 
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Tue
16
Sep

One on One with Mitch Lafon - SIXX AM, GARY CHERONE, ELECTRIC BOYS

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http://www.spreaker.com/user/talkingmetal/one-on-one-48-gary-cherone-sixx-am

Episode 48 of One On One with Mitch Lafon features interviews with SIXX AM's James Michael, EXTREME (and former VAN HALEN) vocalist Gary Cherone as well as ELECTRIC BOYS frontman Conny Bloom. Mark Strigl (from Talking Metal) co-hosts.

This episode’s first interview is with producer, vocalist and guitarist JAMES MICHAEL of SIXX AM. He discusses the band's latest album, Modern Vintage, and his dual role as musician and producer. James also talks about the band's upcoming touring plans now that Mötley Crüe is winding down and Guns N' Roses are slowing down their activities. We also discuss James' production work with other artist including the SCORPIONS' Humanity: Hour 1.

Our second interview is with Extreme frontman, Gary Cherone. He talks about his new HURTSMILE Retrogrenade album, Extreme's Pornograffitti Live tour, making new music and his time in Van Halen. He also discusses at length the 1998 LIVE Van Halen album that the band recorded in Pittsburgh and had slated for release before it was pulled from the schedule.

Our third and final interview is with Electric Boys singer Conny Bloom. He talks about the band's latest album Starflight United, his time with Hanoi Rocks and Sliver Ginger 5.

For more SIXX AM visit:http://www.sixxammusic.com ;and on Twitter: @SixxAM & @james_a_michael

For more Gary Cherone visit:http://www.facebook.com/Hurtsmile;and follow on Twitter: @hurtsmile & @garycherone

For more Electric Boys:http://www.facebook.com/electricboys;http://www.electricboys.com ;and on Twitter: @TheElectricBoys

Follow Mitch Lafon on Twitter: @mitchlafon

Follow Mark Strigl on TWITTER: @Strigl and Talking Metal: @talkingmetal

This Episode of One On One With Mitch Lafon is brought to you by the MelodicRockFest 4 - takinng place October 3rd and 4th in Arlington Heights, Illinois and features performance by Mitch Malloy, Heaven’s Edge, 7th Heaven, Talon, Paul Laine, Bombay Black, Johnny Lima and many more.

For tickets and more information visit:http://www.melodicrockfest.com

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