• Sick Puppies

    Sick Puppies

    With their latest release, Tri-Polar, Sick Puppies’ luck and perseverance begins to pay off with big-league success. Bassist Emma Anzai gives Ink 19 the dish on craigslist, the glamorous rock and roll lifestyle, and why you should never skimp on vitamins.

  • Rick DeJesus

    Rick DeJesus

    By all accounts, Adelitas Way vocalist/songwriter Rick DeJesus should have become a statistic. Ink 19‘s Elianne Halbersberg talks with the artist about how music — and VH1 — saved his life.

  • Black Stone Cherry

    Black Stone Cherry

    Seven years ago, a 15-year-old Ben Wells had one goal in mind: to play music for a living. Now, with two albums to his credit as guitarist/vocalist for Black Stone Cherry, Wells’ dream has become reality. Ink 19 spoke with the older and longer-haired Wells as he looked back, looked ahead, and looked out of the window of a tour bus.

  • NAMM coverage – part two

    NAMM coverage – part two

    Elianne Halbersberg continues her behind-the-scenes look at the new musical gear showcased at this summer’s NAMM show in Nashville, Tenn.

  • What Does the Economic Future Hold for the Music Industry?

    What Does the Economic Future Hold for the Music Industry?

    Elianne Halbersberg discusses the future of the music industry with the president and CEO of the National Association of Music Merchants.

  • Burn Halo

    Burn Halo

    Burn Halo‘s members have no crew, take turns driving the van, and after gigs they hoof it outside the venue to hawk their own autographed CDs. Ink 19‘s Elianne Halbersberg snuck in a quiet moment with frontman James Hart, who took a break from channeling The Minutemen to talk about the power of D.I.Y.

  • Disturbed

    Disturbed

    Dan Donegan gives Ink 19‘s Elianne Halbersberg the lowdown on Indestructible, Disturbed’s third consecutive No. 1 album, following in Metallica’s footsteps, and getting laid at concerts.

  • NAMM – Winter 2009

    NAMM – Winter 2009

    The winter National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) trade show brought in bodies despite a tanking retail market and plummeting economy. Elianne Halbersberg reports back on the future of music related technology.

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