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Joey Vera interview by Rock At Night (07/22/2016)

Original link - http://rockatnight.com/podcast/chatting-with-joey-vera-bassist-and-integral-member-of-fates-warning/ By Joel Barrios (Listen to the interview at the above link)

Bass Player interview with Joey Vera (07/08/2016)

Original link - http://www.bassplayer.com/artists/1171/knights-of-the-roundtable-queensrches-eddie-jackson-and-armored-saints-joey-vera-discuss-the-state-of-metal-bass/58822 By FREDDY VILLANO Below are some excerpts from the original interview with both Joey Vera and Eddie Jackson (Queensrÿche). See the above link for the full interview. What’s the difference between playing bass now versus when you were coming up? Joey Vera – It’s really easy to get humbled these days scouring YouTube where you see these super young guys coming up. Some of these players now are crazy. We grew up in [...]

Jim Matheos interview by Loudwire (07/08/2016)

Original link - http://loudwire.com/fates-warning-jim-matheos-theories-of-flight-writing-process/ By Joe DiVita Fates Warning have released their 12th studio album, Theories of Flight, one of the finest albums in the progressive metal act’s 30-plus-year career. We had the opportunity to speak with lone remaining founding member, chief songwriter and producer, Jim Matheos. In this interview, he discussed writing alone and his growing comfort as a producer in the studio as well as what it was like putting forth incredible personal lyrics and more. Check [...]

Jim Matheos interview by The Prog Report (07/06/2016)

Original link - http://progreport.com/jim-matheos-interview/ Fates Warning are back with a vengeance and a brand new in ‘Theories of Flight’.  The album is being hailed as one of their best to date.  We talked with guitarist and founding member Jim Matheos talks about the group’s new album as well as a look back at some classic albums, Parallels and A Pleasant Shade of Gray.

Ray Alder interview by GoetiaMedia (07/05/2016)

Jorge Fretes from Spain's GoetiaMedia.com meets Ray Alder from Fates Warning in Madrid to talk about the band's new album "Theories Of Flight" and the prog scene.

Joey Vera interview by Joel Gausten (07/04/2016)

Original link - http://www.joelgausten.com/2016/07/a-new-flight-joey-vera-on-fates.html?m=1 By Joel Gausten A New Flight: Joey Vera on Fates Warning's Latest Opus An active musician for nearly 35 years, renowned Metal bassist Joey Vera is a crucial part of three of the strongest records released in the last 18 months – Armored Saint's Win Hands Down, Motor Sister's Ride and Progressive Metal giants Fates Warning's much-anticipated 12th studio album, Theories Of Flight. Released on July 1 via InsideOutMusic, Theories Of Flight finds Fates Warning (completed by [...]

Bobby Jarzombek interview by Brave Words (07/04/2016)

Original link - http://bravewords.com/features/fates-warning-sit-back-and-enjoy-the-flight By Kelley Simms FATES WARNING - SIT BACK AND ENJOY THE FLIGHT! On its 12th release, Theories Of Flight (out now via InsideOut Music), Connecticut’s progressive metal pioneers Fates Warning continues its upward momentum it achieved on its 2013 comeback album, Darkness in a Different Light. Considering Fates’ track record between releases throughout its 34-year career (it took nine years from 2004’s FWX to Darkness in a Different Light), three years for a [...]

Bobby Jarzombek interview by Dead Rhetoric (07/03/2016)

Original link - http://deadrhetoric.com/features/fates-warning-taking-flight/ By Matt Coe Fates Warning – Taking Flight Adapt or die. A motto many older bands of the genre struggle with – especially as the music consumption model streamlines into digital platforms where proper compensation becomes the hot button topic at hand. As one of the premiere acts in progressive metal, Fates Warning stride along from their 1980’s beginnings to a current incarnation of veterans well equipped to deliver all the goods in [...]

Goldmine Magazine interview with Jim Matheos (07/01/2016)

Original link - http://www.goldminemag.com/article/fates-warning-flies-high-theories By Patrick Prince Fates Warning flies high with “Theories” In 1984, Connecticut-based Fates Warning was officially introduced to the music world with “Night on Bröcken.” The debut album on Metal Blade Records included a classy brand of traditional heavy metal with the gifted vocalist John Arch leading the charge. A few years later, an equally talented vocalist, Ray Alder, replaced Arch and the band released the “No Exit” album (1988). It was by this point that the band solidly embraced a more [...]

Totally Driven Radio interview with Bobby Jarzombek (06/19/2016)

Original link - http://totallydriventv.com/?p=20786 Totally Driven Radio, the weekly radio podcast heard live every Thursday night from 8 – 11 pm Est time on the Totally Driven Entertainment Radio Network, hosted by Bay Ragni and Nick Wilkinson covers the world of sports and entertainment each week, as well as bringing you celebrity guests interviews, This week we had The Drum Monster himself, Bobby Jarzombek, drummer of Fates Warning and Sebastian Bach. We talked to Bobby about……….. [...]

MetalHeadRadio interview with Joey Vera (06/17/2016)

Audio interview with Joey Vera on MetalHeadRadio.com

Noisefull interview with Jim Matheos (06/15/2016)

Original link - http://noisefull.com/interviews/fates-warning-jim-matheos-0 By Chris Karadimitris Nikos Katapidis Talking with Jim Matheos in not just another interview with a musician. It mostly seems like having the chance to speak with the guy responsible for many introverted trips and conversations with yourself after listening to his music and reading his lyrics. Now, as the really great new album, called "Theories Of Flight" is about to be released he let us know a few things about its creation, about [...]

Static Age interview with Ray Alder (06/09/2016)

Original link - http://staticagemag.com/post/ray-alder-from-fates-warning By Blanca Voyager Right from the impressive first minutes of their new album, Fates Warning proves itself to be one of those rare veteran bands capable of delivering new material as poignant and powerful as their many high points of the past. One listen to the textures, momentum, attack and emotion in “From The Rooftops,” and it’s apparent that the band who defined progressive metal with albums such as Awaken The Guardian, Perfect [...]

Interview with John Arch – Headphone Meditations Ep. 53 (06/01/2016)

Headphone Meditations Ep. 53 John Arch by Jon Du Bose https://archive.org/details/HMEp.53Arch Tracks featuring John Arch start at 30:20 The interview starts at 52:40

Interview with Graceann Warn (05/23/2016)

Interview by Michael R. Ebert Original link: http://progzombie.blogspot.com/p/normal-0-false-false-false-en-us-x-none_20.html Graceann Warn is a Michigan artist focusing on paintings and assemblages whose work has been exhibited in various galleries in the U.S. and Canada.  In progressive metal, she is known as the artist who created "Theories of Flight," the artwork appearing on the cover of Fates Warning's 2016 album of the same name.  Guitarist Jim Matheos adopted the flight-based phrase as the album title after coming across Warn's piece [...]