Sunday, February 26, 2012

Jon Schaffer Talks Iced Earth's "Dystopia"

Here's a new, February 2012 interview with founding Iced Earth guitarist, songwriter, and main man Jon Schaffer. In this nearly 20-minute chat, Jon talks in detail about Iced Earth's latest opus, "Dystopia," the first record to feature new lead vocalist Stu Block - formerly of Into Eternity. Jon details the writing behind the album's themes of society gone astray, and being controlled in a world a chaos - he and Stu grabbing ideas from movies like Dark City and V For Vendetta. He also talks about the band's time in the studio, producing the record with Jim Morris at famed Morrisound Studios in Florida. Currently in the midst of a North American tour with support from Symphony X and Warbringer, Jon talks about Iced Earth's history, and his views on the music business and Iced Earth's struggle to stay afloat in a cutthroat climate. He speaks of the band's influence on a younger generation of musicians - one of which Jon reveals to be the band Volbeat, of whom Jon says lead vocalist/guitarist Michal Poulson is a longtime fan. A chat with Jon wouldn't be complete without the topic of politics, something of which Jon is never afraid to speak his mind. Listen in for Jon's views on the state of the U.S. in this election year. Make sure to visit Iced Earth online at www.icedearth.com for more on the band, and a complete list of live dates. Thanks so much to Jon for the interview! *Photo credit to Justin Borucki


Listen To The February 2012 Interview With Iced Earth's Jon Schaffer:

4 comments:

oakleyses said...

sac longchamp pas cher, gucci handbags, cheap oakley sunglasses, nike free, prada handbags, nike air max, longchamp outlet, burberry pas cher, kate spade outlet, nike roshe, ugg boots, tiffany jewelry, air max, louis vuitton outlet, louis vuitton outlet, louis vuitton, oakley sunglasses, christian louboutin outlet, ugg boots, replica watches, ray ban sunglasses, ray ban sunglasses, polo ralph lauren, longchamp outlet, polo ralph lauren outlet online, replica watches, michael kors pas cher, oakley sunglasses, longchamp pas cher, christian louboutin, chanel handbags, polo outlet, uggs on sale, louboutin pas cher, jordan pas cher, nike free run, tiffany and co, prada outlet, louis vuitton outlet, oakley sunglasses wholesale, louis vuitton, ray ban sunglasses, christian louboutin shoes, longchamp outlet, nike outlet, christian louboutin uk, nike air max, jordan shoes

oakleyses said...

coach purses, true religion outlet, uggs outlet, nike air max uk, ralph lauren uk, hollister pas cher, timberland pas cher, polo lacoste, kate spade, nike air max, true religion outlet, new balance, true religion outlet, michael kors outlet online, sac hermes, true religion jeans, michael kors, coach outlet, hollister uk, nike air max uk, burberry outlet, nike air force, north face uk, sac vanessa bruno, nike tn, michael kors outlet online, lululemon canada, michael kors outlet online, converse pas cher, nike blazer pas cher, oakley pas cher, nike free uk, nike roshe run uk, replica handbags, guess pas cher, north face, michael kors outlet, vans pas cher, michael kors outlet, michael kors outlet, uggs outlet, coach outlet store online, hogan outlet, burberry handbags, ray ban pas cher, ray ban uk, michael kors, mulberry uk

oakleyses said...

mcm handbags, hermes belt, ray ban, iphone cases, reebok outlet, nike roshe run, mac cosmetics, asics running shoes, new balance shoes, vans, baseball bats, wedding dresses, beats by dre, north face outlet, hollister, instyler, lululemon, nfl jerseys, oakley, insanity workout, louboutin, jimmy choo outlet, celine handbags, vans outlet, hollister clothing, bottega veneta, converse, valentino shoes, soccer jerseys, ghd hair, nike air max, mont blanc pens, longchamp uk, timberland boots, nike trainers uk, giuseppe zanotti outlet, hollister, converse outlet, ralph lauren, chi flat iron, ferragamo shoes, p90x workout, gucci, herve leger, soccer shoes, babyliss, abercrombie and fitch, nike huaraches, nike air max, north face outlet

oakleyses said...

doudoune moncler, barbour, barbour uk, ugg,ugg australia,ugg italia, replica watches, pandora uk, pandora jewelry, thomas sabo, moncler uk, moncler, louis vuitton, canada goose uk, swarovski crystal, louis vuitton, supra shoes, toms shoes, ugg, karen millen uk, moncler, montre pas cher, louis vuitton, ugg,uggs,uggs canada, hollister, juicy couture outlet, juicy couture outlet, pandora jewelry, coach outlet, moncler outlet, louis vuitton, louis vuitton, wedding dresses, moncler, canada goose, lancel, moncler outlet, canada goose outlet, ugg pas cher, moncler, canada goose, swarovski, canada goose outlet, pandora charms, marc jacobs, canada goose jackets, canada goose outlet, ugg uk, links of london, canada goose