Category: Interviews

15 Years of Innocent Words History – Part 7: King’s X

“You CANNOT make friends with the rock stars. That’s what’s important. If you’re a rock journalist — first, you will never get paid much, but you will get free records from the record company. They’ll buy you drinks, you’ll meet…

Innocent Words Presents IW10 with Jeff Hobbs

TEN: Starting in 2013, each Friday, Innocent Words started shining the spotlight directly on up and coming artists/bands with 10 questions we like to call IW10. Hometown: Ardmore, Oklahoma Members and instruments: Jeff Hobbs, guitar/vocals Brad Sosebee, keyboards/vocals Walton McMurry,…

Innocent Words Presents IW10 with Mary Bragg

TEN: Starting in 2013, each Friday, Innocent Words started shining the spotlight directly on up and coming artists/bands with 10 questions we like to call IW10. Hometown: Nashville, TN (but my home-hometown is Swainsboro, GA) Members and Instruments: I play…

The Bombpops: Good Things Come To Those Who Wait

No need to rush a good thing. Southern California band The Bombpops formed in 2007, but it’s taken almost a decade for the foursome to put out their first full length album. So why the wait? “It might seem like…

Totally Crushing On Anna Waronker and That Dog

Los Angeles-based alternative rock group That Dog came to prominence in the early 1990s behind a string of 7-inch releases which led to the band signing to DGC Records and their self-titled debut in 1994. With a punk power pop…

Craig Finn: Just Trying To Get Through

Given the current political climate, it would be easy to assume Craig Finn was thinking of a Post-Trump world when he named his latest record ‘We All Want The Same Things.’ “The title actually came from one of the songs,…

PLS PLS: The Bark & the Bite

In one-way or another, Dan Dixon has earned a lot of ink in Innocent Words. Whether it was in our infancy as a print magazine where we gushed over Dixon’s band Dropsonic or covered bands he has produced in his…

Loose Tooth: Big Day Out

L Larissa Sapko had a short to-do list after moving to Philadelphia. Up high on that list? Start a band. She can certainly check that one off as Loose Tooth is about to turn in their latest effort, ‘Big Day,’…