An Interview with Jessica Hernandez of Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas!

By Alexis Simpson We attended Riot Fest in Chicago last month, and were excited to see that Jessica Hernandez was performing there. We have seen her perform many times in Detroit, once in Orlando, and now Chicago. Jessica is a favorite of mine and one of the few artists I listen to week after week. […]


By Paul Detroit GWAR was one of the first bands I was ever into, and I jumped at the chance to interview the brash 7 ft. tall alien rockstars… TWITTER GWAR: @GWARofficial BalSac: @BalSacJoD JiZMak: @gwarbq Pustulus: @pustulus Beefcake: @BeefcakeofGwar Blöthar: @ThisIsBlothar Vulvatron: @VulvatronGwar Sawborg: @SawborgD INTERVIEW Paul of Noize: I have a […]

An Interview with Sal Costa of Smashing Satellites! 09-19-2014

By Alexis Simpson We have been hearing a lot about the band “Smashing Satellites,”. and wanted to take the time to get to know frontman Sal Costa and his band better. You may recognize him as the former guitarist of “My Darkest Days.” Sal is now striking out on his own in order to share his music […]

An Interview with Detroit’s own Christopher Jarvis! (Catch him performing Monday at Movement @ 1PM on the Beatport stage!)

By Alexis Simpson Last week we ran into Christopher Jarvis out and about in Ferndale, and asked him for an interview him in celebration of his performance on Monday May 26th, at Movement festival on the Beatport stage. Many remember Chris from his work with the group Phantasmagoria. Now he is doing his thing solo, and […]

Legz Diamond Interview and How Does your Garden Grow articles posted on Real Detroit Weekly!

By Alexis Simpson Check out my latest Real Detroit Weekly articles! How Does your Garden Grow? Legz Diamond Interview

Q & A with Bassist Jon Gallant of Billy Talent!

We did a quick Q & A with Billy Talent who just finished playing Warped 2013, but are coming back to the Detroit area for 89X’s Chill on the Hill concert!   Noize-Tell us about your 2013 Warped Tour experience. JG-Warped was awesome.  It was nice to be back and be the veterans of the […]

Interview with Chris Wyse-Bassist of The Cult and Frontman of Owl!

Chris Wyse, bass player of The Cult and frontman of rock band, Owl, will hit the road on The Cult’s Electric 13 tour kicking off on July 25th in San Diego. The Cult plays this Thursday at The Detroit Fillmore. Wyse joined The Cult in 2006 and played bass on the band’s comeback album Beyond Good and Evil in […]

Stars in Stereo Interview!! 5-14-13

By Alexis Simpson We got the chance to interview Jordan McGraw of Stars in Stereo. Check it out! NOIZE-How did your show go in Grand Rapids a few days ago at The Orbit Room? JORDAN-Honestly, this last Grand Rapids show was my favorite we have ever played. The crowd was absolutely insane. There’s no better […]

Capital Cities Interview 5-4-13

By Alexis Simpson We had the opportunity for a quick Q & A with Ryan Merchant and Sebu Simonian of Capital Cities, a new Electro Pop Rock Dance duo out of Los Angeles who will be performing at The Shelter in Detroit on May 15th. Scope out our interview and watch their video below. […]

An Interview with Nay Nay Bane: Detroit Graphic Designer/Illustrator

By Alexis Simpson We had been desperately in need of a logo/branding, but I couldn’t come up with any ideas so I put a hold on it until recently. Our  publication’s name is “Noize” because of the noise music makes and the noise found in low-light photography. I thought it would be zany to make […]

An Interview with Linkin Park and Incubus!

We had the opportunity to participate in a group interview last week with Chester Bennington of Linkin Park and Brandon Boyd of Incubus. The interview was in preparation for this summer’s Honda Civic Tour. Both bands will be performing at The Palace of Auburn Hills, MI on August 21st. Both frontmen were charismatic, intelligent, and […]

Baroness Interview 6/23/12

Photo by Jacob Giampa We got the opportunity to ask Allen Blickle of Baroness a few questions in preparation for their new album Yellow & Green to be released July 17. Noize: Baroness recently played an impressive show in Detroit with Meshuggah and Decapitated…What did you think about the experience? Do you have any fond memories ofthe […]

An Interview with Larry And His Flask

Larry And His Flask are: Dallin Bulkley on vocals and guitar, Andrew Carew on vocals, trombone and banjo, Ian Cook on vocals and guitar, Jamin Marshall on vocals and percussion, Jeshua Marshall on vocals, double bass, baritone and harmonicas and Kirk Skatvold on vocals, mandolin and trumpet. They’re a six piece rock and roll band […]

Gossip Girl Promo Song: “Southern Sky” by John Reynolds (Interview)

Early December on Gossip Girl, the CW showed a preview of a future GG episode set to a beautifully haunting clip of a song that captured the attention of Gossip Girl fans everywhere. Viewers frantically searched the Internet to find out the title and artist of the song. We did some research and found out […]

Anika @ the Cave in the Russell Industrial Center 10/9/11 (Interview, Review, and Photos)

 PART ONE: THE INTERVIEW Anika had worked as a political journalist and as a music promoter before crossing paths with Portishead producer, Geoff Barrow. A friend told Anika that some guys were looking for “a weird singer” and unbeknownst to Anika, she would soon be a professional touring singer with a new album produced by […]

An Interview with Howling Diablos

Howling Diablos (Photo Credit: Bette Chapelle) Johnny Evans – sax/harp Johnny Bee – drums MO Hollis – bass Erik Gustafson – guitar Tino Gross – vocals Howling Diablos have been a Detroit staple since their origin in the 90’s. The band’s live shows are powerful, gritty, raw and mixed with a blend of rock, funk, and […]

An Interview with Black Milk

Detroit native Black Milk lives for music. As a producer and an emcee he has worked with such names as:  J Dilla, Lloyd Banks, Jack White, Canibus, Pharoahe Monch, Royce da 5’9″, Danny Brown, Slum Village’s Elzi and Bisthop Lamont. His previous albums and most recent endeavor, Album of the Year, have allowed him to tour extensively around  the […]

An Interview with Bear Lake

Bear Lake of Rochester-Hills, MI is one of the great bands Noize is looking forward to checking out at MI fest ’11 on September 17th. The band is made up of of Hines (acoustic guitar, vocals), Jon Rice (electric guitar, vocals), Keith May (bass and vocals), Brian Kwasnik (keyboards, vocals), Erik Pederson (percussion, keyboards) and […]

An Interview with Ty Stone

Ty Stone has been described as “a powerhouse singer in an unprettified package.” This Detroit native has been earning lots of fans due to his raw talent, lyrics that hit home, and likeable personality. Music has always been a big part of Ty Stone’s life, but it took a little help from Kid Rock to […]

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