Welcome to another edition of our PV Week In Review, where we take a look back at the top features and content to hit our main page Monday-Friday. This week saw extensive coverage from Dallas' Riot Fest, a mix of fan-led and band-on-band interviews, sweet giveaways, behind-the-scenes videos and more! Think you're ready for next week? Prep yourself first with our top stories from September 17-21.
Deftones Reveal Details About New Song "Leathers" in Exclusive Video: Iconic alt-rockers Deftones dropped new tune "Leathers" — the first track off their upcoming new album — this past Wednesday, and we sat down with lead vocalist/guitarist Chino Moreno and bassist Sergio Vega to get the scoop on the track. In addition to this behind-the-scenes look, you can also grab the song as a free download via the band's website.
The Rocket Summer Takes the PV Fan Q&A Part One: We asked you to send us your best questions for TRS, aka Bryce Avary, and in turn, he filmed himself answering a handful of the best. Part one of this fan-led interview sees him spilling details on song inspiration and why music is so important to him. Be on the lookout for part two to drop next week!
Riot Fest Chicago: Couldn't get down to Chicago for the madness that was Riot Fest? We've got your back. Go crazy over our extensive coverage, including exclusive reviews, interviews, photo galleries, slideshows, and more.
Bad Books' Kevin Devine Takes the PV Q&A: With Bad Book's new album, Bad Books II just around the corner [October 9], we caught up with Kevin Devine to find out what we can expect from the new release. He also talked to us about working with Andy Hull [Manchester Orchestra] and why the two have found that letting go can be a great approach to songwriting.
Cherri Bomb Interviews Twin Atlantic in Exclusive Video: In case you didn't know, the ladies of Cherri Bomb are part-time journalists. Well, they might as well be, considering the success of their previous interviews with New Found Glory and Lostprophets, and the equally awesome job they did getting dirt out of Twin Atlantic in this exclusive video interview.
Niki & The Dove Take the PV Q&A: In this exclusive interview, keyboardist Gustaf Karlöf and vocalist Malin Dahlström catch up with us about classical music, finding and keeping that "spark" in music, and the unfortunate loss of Malin's first-ever original song. Read the interview and spin two new tracks off their latest album, Instinct.
In Dying Arms Premiere New Album Boundaries with Track-by-Track: Only a few days after premiering their new song "Running Out of Time," this Baltimore, MD outfit premiered their new album, Boundaries, in full. Along with an exclusive track-by-track, the band also offered up a slew of sweet giveaways — like two signed copies of Boundaries and two exclusive band t-shirts. Make sure you read the entry rules and details for both contests, as they're wrapping Monday.
Murder By Death's Adam Turla Takes the PV Q&A: In this exclusive interview, frontman Adam Turla reflects on the past 10 years of his band and shares the secretes behind his penchant for writing "dark" songs. Read the interview and stream some songs off the band's new album, Bitter Drunk, Bitter Moon.
Mike Watt Takes the PV Q&A: To kick off the Stooges' stint at Riot Fest, we caught up with Mike Watt to talk jamming econo, why he wears flannel, and how he met Iggy Pop.
Matt Toka Premieres "Get Money" Video: Matt Toka shares his raunchy and hilarious animation skills with us in the premiere of his new video for "Get Money." Expect cameo appearances from the likes of Kim Kardashian, Taylor Swift, Donald Trump, and President Obama.
This Century Premiere "Skeletons" Acoustic Video: Frontman Joel Kanitz and guitarist Sean Silverman hit us with a chilling acoustic rendition of the band's new song, "Skeletons," in this acoustic video premiere. Set in black-and-white to keep with the low-key vibe, this is minamilsm at its finest.
This Week's News In Brief: Soundgarden return with new album King Animal, Green Day streams ¡Uno! in full, All Time Low release "Somewhere in Neverland" and announce "All Time Low World Triptacular," and Jack's Mannequin announce second final show.
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