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SoCoRock Interview: The Institution – October, 2013

The Institution

We caught up with alt/progressive rockers from San Francisco The Institution right after their set at Live Musicians Co-op in Santa Rosa. Hear what they think about their first time out to Sonoma County, the meaning of their band name and how they shape their music.




SoCoRock Interview: PUSH (CD Release) – August, 2013

PUSH - Destroying Suburbia

The boys from P.U.S.H. have got their new album called “Destroying Suburbia” ready for you – they graced us with an acoustic version of the song “Professional Gold Digger” down at The Phoenix Theater and we were able to catch up with them as well. Click below to hear all the good stuff regarding their new album, including the recording process, what they hope to achieve in the upcoming months after its release (on August 31st, 2013) and Henry, the dead mouse.




SoCoRock Interview: Shadow and Substance – June, 2013

Shadow and SubstanceHey kids, it’s time for another SoCoRock interview! Amanda sat down and had a nice, long chat with Gigi O.D. and Davis from the zombie punk band formerly known as Eat the Undead. They’ve changed their name to Shadow and Substance, and they’re here to tell you all about their musical influences, Gigi’s drunk aunt, their motivation to get up every day and create music, the Russian who bought their EP, and the time Gigi made $20 outside The Phoenix for pretending to be a pivotal local punk band member’s long lost daughter. And a whole lot more…so click that little Play button below and prepare to indulge in some bloody, hairy, smelly, intestine-filled Sonoma County punk scene braaaaiiinnns!

SoCoRock Interview: Push – June, 2012


The girls are at it again, this time giving you some sweet goodness from Petaluma’s own Push! If you like the punk-pop tunes of Blink 182, Green Day and others, these guys won’t disappoint. Listen to them make fun of each other (and maybe learn a bit at the same time!) right here on SoCoRock.com – just click below to hear it.

SoCoRock Interview: Boo Radley’s House

Boo Radley's House

The infamous Natalie and Amanda sat down with Boo Radleys House and got a great glimpse into how they work as a band – listen here to find out about their favorite places to play shows, their pre-concert opera music listening, the concept album they just finished recording, and how their band name relates to the famous book, “To Kill a Mockingbird”!

SoCoRock Interview: In Virtue – January, 2012

Check it out, Amanda brings us a brand new interview with progressive metal group In Virtue!

I thought it was very interesting what they said regarding what draws the Japanese toward music, versus the West:

Japan appreciates music differently than the United States does. ‘We enjoy the visual and popular aesthetics a lot while Japan will appreciate the music, the auditory aspects a little bit more…

What follows is an in-depth look at how the band operates, their musical background and influences, and even a mention of “Repo! The Genetic Opera” and the Wacken Open Air Festival in Germany.

SoCoRock INTERVIEW: Fermented Trauma – January 2012

Check out this interview with brutal death metal one-man-group Fermented Trauma (Chris Peluso)!

SoCoRock Interview: Motogruv – December 17, 2011

The mighty Motogruv let Natalie and Amanda sit in with them to ask a few questions. So sit back, put on some headphones and check out what Motogruv has to say about themselves, their background as a group, why they want to occupy Quincys and more! 😉

SoCoRock Interview: Sanctuary Lost – December 1, 2011

Sanctuary Lost

Amanda and Megan sat down with Sanctuary Lost to chat, hilarity ensues! Thanks for taking the time, SL, you are our heroes.

SoCoRock Interview: Shattered Theory – October 20th, 2011

Amanda and the guys from Shattered Theory sat down and talked for a bit right around this time last month. Check out the interview to learn more about this great SoCo metal group!

SoCoRock Interview: Our Vinyl Vows – October 22, 2011

Before they rocked the house in at The Arlene Francis Center, Amanda caught up with Our Vinyl Vows backstage and was able to EXTRACT THE ANTIDOTE…err, talk with them about their band, their lives and their dreams. Complete with unintended pop background music and a ‘Woah Bundy’, you’re sure to have a better understanding of the machine that is OVV. Thanks guys, you rock!