Author Archives: Joe Daly

About Joe Daly

Joe Daly (@JoeD_SanDiego) is a regular contributor to the UK's Metal Hammer, Classic Rock and Bass Guitar Magazine, and he provides commentary, reviews and industry insight to many other outlets in the US and abroad. Joe has contributed to several books and he has won awards for his interviews with icons like Slash, Chuck D. and bands like Motley Crue and Slayer. Joe also digs photography, running and speaking to his dogs in silly voices.

Rock and Roll Coffee: The Revenge of Eddie Trunk

Music Editor Joe Daly brings Eddie Trunk back to discuss whether it’s possible to separate Ted Nugent’s politics from his music, which new band is poised to be the next Metallica and whether certain rock legends should consider hanging it up. Continue reading

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Postcards from Stab City: Dirty Diamonds and the Single Powerpoint

How a spunky rock outfit in the west of Ireland responded to their most scathing review of all time, and the brilliant chain of events that followed. Continue reading

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Rock and Roll Coffee: An Interview with Megadeth’s David Ellefson

“Dave Mustaine and I are the only two guys, maybe next to Joey Kramer and Steven Tyler, who wrote books and who are still in the same band together.” -Megadeth bassist David Ellefson on the release of his autobiography, “My Life With Deth” Continue reading

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The Dead Daisies: The Return of the Supergroup

“Nirvana were massively influential, but after [Kurt Cobain] popped himself, I kind of had more respect for him, actually…if you really hate what you’re doing, then why are you doing it?” -Dead Daisies vocalist Jon Stevens Continue reading

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Rock and Roll Coffee: A Conversation with Dave Wyndorf of Monster Magnet

“The bands that I like, they got to play with the Stooges and Hawkwind, I get to play with fucking Pearl Jam! That’s not cool.” Continue reading

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Love Letters from a Groupie: A Conversation with Pamela Des Barres

Wherein we sit down with Pamela Des Barres, bestselling author and rock and roll’s most famous groupie, to talk about her books, her loves and the fallout from sleeping with Mick Jagger. Continue reading

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Rock and Roll Coffee: A Conversation with Myles Kennedy

Alter Bridge frontman Myles Kennedy discusses the band’s heaviest album to date and the considerable risks they faced to make it happen. Continue reading

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The Mind-Blowing Odes of L.A.’s Hardest-Rocking Poet

“So when somebody comes up to me and says, “You know what? You made me like that again,” I just think, ‘Hell yeah..'” -Rich Ferguson on the reactions to his jaw-dropping live performances. Continue reading

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Rock and Roll Coffee: An Interview with Corey Taylor

“Admittedly, to read the book, you have to kind of buy into the fact that (ghosts) do exist…” -Corey Taylor on his newest book, “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Heaven” Continue reading

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Moby: The Interview

“I don’t really expect too many people to actually listen to it because it’s 2013 and I’m 47 years old, and very few people listen to the eleventh album made by a 47-year-old musician.”—Moby, on his new album “Innocents” Continue reading

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Rock and Roll Coffee: An Interview with Danny Bland, Author of In Case We Die

Debut author Danny Bland talks about his new novel, In Case We Die and how he enticed some of the most respected names in music to narrate the audiobook. Continue reading

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Rock and Roll Coffee: Eddie Trunk Takes Ten Hard Ones

“That Metal Show” host Eddie Trunk talks about the new season, dishes on the most infamous interview of his career and then takes ten hard ones from our Music Editor. Buckle up. Continue reading

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