WRITTEN INTERVIEWS2018-09-02T16:20:12+00:00

Written Interviews

Interview with Emily Lazar of September Mourning – Portland, Oregon – 2017

MIRP:  I am here with the beautiful Emily Lazar of September Mourning.  Welcome to Portland, Oregon.  How are you enjoying our city? Emily:  It’s gorgeous! MIRP:  You were here recently.  Are there things in Portland that you like to do? Emily:  We don’t get much of a chance to do things on tour because our production [...]

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Interview With Kevin Rankin – Drummer for A Flock of Seagulls – Portland, Oregon

A Fock of Seagulls are an English new wave and synthpop band originally formed in Liverpool 1980. Everyone knows the song, “I Ran (I Ran So Far Away).”  It was a staple in the 80s with heavy rotation on MTV, and brought back to life for the younger generation through video games, movies, and commercials. While “I [...]

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Interview with Eve to Adam – Portland, Oregon

MIRP: First I want to say thank you for taking the time to do this interview.  I am sure you have been super busy since you guys are currently on tour with the Texas Hippie Coalition.  How has the tour been so far? ETA: The tour has been fucking AWESOME!! [...]

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Interview with Amerakin Overdose – Portland, Oregon

Freeman Manfree – we are honored to have our first interview published on M.I.R.P with you. Thank you for taking the time to sit down with us on the eve of 2013. MIRP: Explain the name selection and spelling of Amerakin Overdose. FM: The name was chosen based on [...]

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Interview with Separation of Sanity – Portland, Oregon

MIRP: Separation of Sanity has been around for about six years in the local Portland scene.  What changes have you seen between when you started and today? Keith: We have made some changes in the lineup of the band, which I think it has been for the best. There are no [...]

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Interview with Diamond and Josh of Tetrarch – Portland, Oregon

Early on Tetrarch was classified as thrash metal, and now as nu metalcore.  What was it that altered the course with regard to genre for Tetrarch? Diamond: honestly, we have never really loved being called thrash metal. In the beginning our main influences were bands like Metallica, Pantera, Megadeth, etc [...]

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Interview with Aseitas – Portland, Oregon

Aseitas is:  Zack - Drums Gage - Guitar Travis – Guitar Nathan – Bass/Vocals MIRP:   How long have you been together? Aseitas:  We began rehearsing in early 2016. MIRP:  How do you pronounce the name of your band? Aseitas:  Ah-say-tahs. MIRP:  Where did the name come from? Aseitas:  The name is Latin for the concept [...]

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Interview with Sultry Front Woman Dorothy – Portland, Oregon, Doug Fir Lounge

Dorothy Click here to Interview with Dorothy Martin of Dorothy, January 19, 2017 – Portland, Oregon – ROCKISDEAD Tour. MIRP:  Welcome to Portland.  Did you get any time to explore our city? DM:  We get Voodoo donuts every time we come to Portland.  We didn’t get to do [...]

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Interview with Gaetano of Italy’s Sawthis

One of my favorite bands out of Italy, Sawthis is a thrash/groove metal band from Teramo, Italy. They have been around since 2000 and have opened for such high profile bands as Deicide, Vader, Sepultura, Children of Bodom, etc.  They have a fan campaign out now to get their fourth [...]

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Interview with “Gypsy” – One of Metal’s Most Sought After Tour Managers – Portland, Oregon – 2017

MIRP: Welcome back to Portland!  You are tour managing Dorothy.  How is the tour going? Gypsy:  This is a great tour; mostly sold out with a lot of positive momentum. MIRP:  We last spoke a few years ago.  Can you tell me what you’ve been up to the last few [...]

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