Reason Define

Interview with Shelby McVicker of Reason Define via email correspondence August 4, 2019.(This interview was originally published on August 5, 2019. It was reposted to the updated website on January 8, 2020.) Layne:Let’s start with an introduction of the band members. Shelby:Reason|Define is:Paolina Massaro – VocalsCaitlin Rutkowski – BassSav Ruff – GuitarShelby McVicker – GuitarSyd McVicker – Drums You are currently chatting with me! Shelby! Howdy partners! Layne:How did you come together to form a band? Shelby:We started out at a music school for a summer camp! In the summer camp, you learned around 5-6 cover songs and then played…

Solidify

Interview with Craig Eubanks of Solidify via email correspondence July 29, 2019.(This interview was originally published on July 29, 2019. It was reposted to the updated website on January 5, 2020.) Layne:How about a brief introduction of Solidify, the members and where everyone’s from. Craig:Solidify is a rock band from Fort Smith, AR. Our music is on the heavier side, but we’re easy to listen to. If you like rock music at all, you’ll like what we’re doing. Our music is just one facet of what we pride ourselves on, though. Our live show is really where it’s at for…

Citizen Soldier

Interview with Jake Segura via email correspondence June 24 – June 30, 2019.(This interview was originally published on July 13, 2019. It was reposted to the updated website on January 5, 2020.) Layne:How about a brief introduction of the band, members, and where you’re from? Jake:Our current lineup includes Jake Segura (vocals), Kyle Persell (drums) Kooper Hanosky (guitar), Matt Duffney (guitar) and Wonitta Rivero (bass) We all live in Utah, but only Jake and Kyle are from the state. Matt is from Minnesota, Kooper is from Idaho, and we’re still trying to figure out where Wonitta came from. Layne:I hear…

Matthew M. Kelly

Interview with Matthew M. Kelly via email correspondence May 23 – June 30, 2019.(This interview was originally published on July 1, 2019. It was reposted to the updated website on January 3, 2020.) Layne:Who is Matt Kelly? Where did you come from? Matt:Who is Matt Kelly? 3 months ago I wouldn’t have had an answer to this, but since my death, who I am has been revealed. I am a man of peace and love. A man who practices patience and empathy. A man who becomes a better person each and every day by the power of Jesus Christ. I…

ColJac YSD

Interview with ColJac YSD via email correspondence May 5-6, 2019.(This interview was originally published on May 9, 2019. It was reposted to the updated website on January 3, 2020.) Layne:Tell me about yourself, who you are and where you’re from, and how you got started as a rapper. ColJac:My name is ColJac Molkenbur (YSD) and I’m from New Baden IL (cornfield town) and I am an emotionally unstable person LMAO but I got my start in music in 7th grade when I started playing drums. That was my passion for years, playing drums to bands like Underoath,slipknot, avenged sevenfold heavy…