SXSW 2019: Foo Fighter’s Chris Shiflett Backstage At Ray Benson’s Birthday Bash


We catch up to Chris Shiflett of the Foo Fighters backstage at Ray Benson’s Birthday Party, an annual SXSW event that draws some of the finest musicians for some of the best jams of the festival.  He talked about his 20 years with the Foo Fighters and jokingly gave some bad advice for children who’d like to follow in his footsteps.

This 68th Birthday (Happy Birthday Ray!) was presented by BMI and benefitted the Health Alliance For Austin Musicians (HAAM), a unique non-profit that holds a special place in the heart of Austin music lovers.  The event was  held on the GSD&M corporation’s back plaza, and featured Ray Benson’s Asleep At The Wheel, Dale Watson, Randy Houser, Ben Dickey, Katie Pruitt, Robert Ellis, Who Do, Jamie Lin Wilson, Waylon Payne, Collective Soul’s Ed Roland, Wade Bowen and a special surprise by Robert Earl Keen.

Composer Dominic Lewis On Scoring BULLET TRAIN

Interview by Paul Salfen Dominic Lewis scored David Leitch/Sony Pictures Entertainment’s  film BULLET TRAIN, starring Brad Pitt and Sandra Bullock, which is the #1 movie in the country today. In addition to composing the score, he also performed and produced many songs, collaborating with a variety of artists such as Alejandro Sanz, Engelbert Humperdinck, Avu-chan, UPSAHL, and more.   MOVIE SYNOPSIS: Ladybug is an unlucky assassin

SUMMERING: Writer/Director James Ponsoldt On The Summer Of Our Childhood Dreams And Fears

Interview by Paul Salfen DIRECTOR’S STATEMENT Summering was born from a desire to make a film for my children, and especially for my daughter. It grew into a film about fears and anxiety – and ultimately, hope – in the age of Covid.  We’re only just beginning to understand the impact that the past couple

FALL Movie Minute Review

Movie Minute Review by Paul Salfen This is Paul Salfen with your KLAK Movie Minute. In theaters this weekend is one that will be an absolute nightmare for people with a fear of heights. It's called Fall and as you can imagine, it takes place at a great height with plenty of peril. Starring Grace

Rick Springfield Talks About Tour, Plays The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory Saturday August 13th

Interview by Paul Salfen GET TICKETS HERE Paul Salfen talks to Rick Springfield about what songs inspired him to become interested in music, what songs are on the setlist for the show this weekend in Dallas with Men At Work,  John Waite, and his Hail Mary Moment of accepting the role as Dr. Noah Drake

A Conversation With Legendary Guitarist Steve Hackett Of GENESIS

Interview by Paul Salfen Legendary guitarist Steve Hackett is pleased to announce ‘Genesis Revisited Live: Seconds Out & More’, the visual document of his 2021 UK tour celebrating the classic Genesis live album. Set for release on the 2nd September 2022 (with vinyl following on the 25th November), it sees Steveand his band perform ‘Seconds Out’

Spider One Makes Directorial Debut With Horror Film ALLEGORIA

Interview by Paul Salfen RLJE Films, a business unit of AMC Networks, and Shudder, AMC Networks’ streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural have acquired the North American rights to the horror film, ALLEGORIA, ahead of its world premiere at Panic Fest. The film will be released on VOD, Digital and streaming on Shudder

Bachelorette Hannah Brown and Dr. Callie Harris On Puppy And Kitten Milestones

Interview by Paul Salfen Hannah Brown is a television/lifestyle personality and New York Times Best Selling author. Born and raised in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 27-year-old Brown attended the University of Alabama, graduating magna cum laude with a degree in communications. She went on to become Miss Alabama USA in 2018 and used her platform to advocate

Jim Gaffigan And Drea de Matteo On Thriller COLLIDE: One Night In An LA Restaurant

Interview by Paul Salfen IN THEATERS AND ON DEMAND NOW A gripping thriller chronicling three couples over the course of one fateful night in an LA restaurant. Hunter (Ryan Phillippe) finds himself on an awkward blind date with the captivating Tamira (Kat Graham), while a busboy (Dylan Flashner) and his girlfriend (Aisha Dee) are hiding

PREY Movie Minute Review

Review by Paul Salfen This is Paul Salfen with your KLAK Movie Minute. The most anticipated movie this week actually isn't in theaters, but on Hulu and it's Prey, the prequel to Predator. Taking place in 1719 way before Arnold Scwarzenegger uttered the famous line, "If it bleeds, we can kill it" and even longer

Jamie Foxx, Dave Franco and Director J.J. Perry Talk Hunting and Killing Vampires On Netflix’s Bloody, Fun, Fast DAY SHIFT

Interview by Paul Salfen Jamie Foxx stars as a hard working blue collar dad who just wants to provide a good life for his quick-witted daughter, but his mundane San Fernando Valley pool cleaning job is a front for his real source of income, hunting and killing vampires as part of an international Union of


Comments are closed.