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.

Jessica St. Clair, Maile Flanagan, And David Gborie Talk Adult Swim’s New Show ROYAL CRACKERS

Interview by Paul Salfen “Royal Crackers” will debut Sunday, April 2 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on Adult Swim and the next day on HBO Max. The first three episodes of “Royal Crackers” will debut on Adult Swim on Sunday, April 2, with new episodes premiering weekly Sunday at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. The series will also

FIVE FOR FIGHTING’S John Ondrasik Talks Upcoming Texas Tour and Ukraine Video

Interview by Paul Salfen From The Press Release: Grammy-nominated, platinum-sellingartist, Five For Fighting (aka John Ondrasik) will be playing three solo datesin Texas, April 14 in Austin at 3TEN Austin City Limits Live, April 15 in Tomball at Main Street Crossing, and April 16 in Dallas at Sons Of Hermann Hall. The intimate shows will

MALUM: Anthony DiBlasi and Jessica Sula On Horror Cult Class Reimagining

Interview by Paul Salfen Synopsis: MALUM is a bold and expanded reimagining of the 2014 horror cult classic, LAST SHIFT. On a search to uncover the mysterious circumstances surrounding her father’s death, a newly appointed police officer, Jessica Loren (Jessica Sula) is assigned to the last shift in a decommissioned police station where a notoriously vicious

Jordan Oosterhof Talks About Role As A Boxer Coming To Terms With His Identity In PUNCH

IN THEATERS ON DIGITAL AND ON DEMAND: March 10, 2023 ON DVD: April 11, 2023 DIRECTOR/WRITER: Welby Ings CAST: Tim Roth, Jordan Oosterhof, Conan Hayes SYNOPSIS: Jim is a promising teenage boxer, training under the watch of his demanding and alcoholic father. When Jim develops a relationship with a male classmate, the two are forced to

TRANSFUSION Writer/Director Matt Nable Talks Special Forces/Father And Son Drama

Interview by Paul Salfen Matt Nable talks to Paul Salfen about his film TRANSFUSION, in which a former Special Forces operative thrust into the criminal underworld to keep his only son from being taken from him. Stars:  Phoebe Tonkin, Sam Worthington, and Matt Nable

THE RABBIT HOLE: Kiefer Sutherland, Charles Dance, Meta Golding, and Rob Yang Explain the New Series at SXSW 2023

Interview by Christine Thompson Nothing is what it seems when John Weir, a master of deception in the world of corporate espionage, is framed for murder by powerful forces with the ability to influence and control populations. First episode date: March 26, 2023 (USA) Network: Paramount+

A SPY AMONG FRIENDS: Actor Guy Pearce and Executive Producer/ Writer Alexander Cary Talk About The True Story Of British Double Agent Kim Philby

Based on the New York Times best-selling book written by Ben Macintyre, this six-episode limited series dramatizes the true story of two British spies and lifelong friends, Nicholas Elliott and Kim Philby. The latter became the most notorious British defector and Soviet double agent in history. Philby’s deeply personal betrayal, uncovered at the height of

Deadmau5 and Kaskade Talk About Their New Album Kx5 Before Headline Performance That Closed Out SXSW 2023

Interview by Paul Salfen SXSW  performance of deadmau5 and Kaskade Clip in front of the interview courtesy of Billboard Legendary EDM artists deadmau5 and Kaskade came together as Kx5  on March 18th for the first-ever performance of their debut album as a duo, Kx5. They opened the set with their single “Alive,” pumping up the audience for

SXSW 2023: Dennis Quaid, Andrew Cole Perform With Robby Krieger of The Doors For 501(c)(3)Give A Note Foundation

Interview by Paul Salfen Robby Krieger is an American guitarist and founding member of the rock band the Doors. Krieger wrote or co-wrote many of the Doors' songs, including the hits "Light My Fire", "Love Me Two Times", "Touch Me", and "Love Her Madly". He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

SXSW 2023: HUNG UP ON A DREAM -The Story Of British Invasion Band THE ZOMBIES (Exclusive Interview With Band Members Rod Argent, Colin Blunstone, Chris White and Hugh Grundy)

Interview by Christine Thompson Listen as original band members Rod Argent, Colin Blunstone, Chris White, and Hugh Grundy as well as Director Robert Schwartzman talk about the making of the documentary, the music business, and the darkness and light of the music business. Synopsis: In their first ever feature documentary nearly sixty years after they


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