FEATURED BUSINESS: JERRY’S CLOSET (WNY HORROR KRUE PRESENTS)

Samm Grandquist is the owner and operator of WNY HORROR KRUE, based in the East Aurora Flea Market. When she’s not at the flea market selling all the best in sci-fi and horror toys, books, and games, she is spending quality time on her farm with her life partner. 1. What first inspired you to […]

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INTERVIEW: ANDY ULM (RED LETTER)

Red Letter have been making serious waves in the scene lately in the realm of modern metalcore. Fans of Architects’ heavier material and Monuments should especially appreciate this act. Red Letter are both catchy and ferocious, capturing both ends of the modern metal spectrum along with everything in between. Their latest singles, “Burn it Down” […]

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INTERVIEW: BIG PETE MONTESANO

Most people in the Rochester heavy music community know Big Pete. He does a parody band of the same name. He’s basically Rochester’s raunchier, heavier version of Weird Al. He’s also a hell of a content creator on YouTube and is one of the few people in the scene offering video album reviews to local […]

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INTERVIEW: AMY GRIFFITH (ULTRAVIOLET)

Amy Griffith (UltraViolet) Photo: CMG Photography* I’ve interviewed the guys from Inertia (Buffalo tech death) several times since they released Teratoma in 2018. Most recently in August of this year, I chatted with Inertia’s drummer, Doug Griffith Jr, about the band, gear preferences, music, and life in general. However, I’m embarrassed to say that it […]

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INTERVIEW: MARY FANTRAZZO (LOVEBOXX)

Mary Fantrazzo (Loveboxx) Loveboxx first hopped on my radar over the summer when I interviewed their former bassist for our ALL-RHYTHM edition. This time around, I was curious to know what their vocalist, Mary Fantrazzo, had to say about the band’s cross-genre efforts in a scene filled with bands trying to satisfy one niche or […]

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