Music Interviews

An indie/ alternative rock band, hailing all the way from Caracas Venezuela. Now relocated to the US, they released their first album in English, "Days of Exile". Hear our interview and their exclusive acoustic performance of their song "Hey Mama" only on WMSC....

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Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Chris Annunziata of The Metal Teddy Bear Experience had a special call-in from Nature G of the Mongolian Folk metal band, Tengger Cavalry. The vocalist talked about their upcoming record, “Die On My Ride”, and what made it stand out when compared to their previous albums. He also talked about the decision to go pop with the song, “Ashley” and the vocal training he had at New York University. He also mentioned the influence Slipknot had on their original sound....

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Thursday, 01 June 2017

At Starland Ballroom with Chris Annunziata of The Metal Teddy Bear Experience   MTB: Welcome back to The Metal Teddy Bear Experience, this is your host Chris and I am with Mikael Akerfeldt of Opeth. How are you doing?   Mikael: Pretty good, how are you?   MTB: I’m doing pretty well. I actually got to see you guys yesterday at the Philadelphia show. You guys killed it. It was a stacked tour- Gojira, Devin, obviously Opeth, Eagles of Death...

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Saturday, 13 May 2017

Jake Bowen of Periphery called into The Metal Teddy Bear Experience to talk about the band’s upcoming tour with Norma Jean, The Contortionist and Infinity Shred. He talked about previously touring with Norma Jean and the fun times they shared. In honor of March being Metal Month, Jake recapped his most metal moments of the month. In light of Periphery taking the stage at Starland Ballroom on April Fools Day, the guitarist shared some previous pranks he and his band...

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Tuesday, 04 April 2017

MTB (@MTLTeddyBearExp): Welcome back to the Metal Teddy Bear Experience here on 90.3 WMSC Upper Montclair.  This is your host, Chris, and I’m on the phone with Tim, the vocalist of Within the Ruins.  What’s up man, how are you doing?   Tim: Doing good man, how are you doing?   MTB (@MTLTeddyBearExp): I’ve been pretty good.  Had to walk all the way here because we are on campus.  We have a really big campus here.  So, it was really...

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Friday, 17 March 2017

  For many more Metal Teddy Bear Experience interviews, click here!  MTB: I’m here at Playstation Theater with Anders of In Flames, what’s up? Anders:  It’s good. I took a little nap. MTB: That’s always good, a nap before a show. Anders: Yeah, well, we were up really early. We’ve been playing some acoustic at the Hard Drive Radio. MTB: Oh really? That sounds awesome. Anders: So, we recorded early this morning and it was way too early for a heavy metal guy,...

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Wednesday, 07 December 2016

  Every Tuesday from 10 PM – 1 AM on 90.3 WMSC-FM, Chris Annunziata hosts The Metal Teddy Bear Experience. Here is a collection of his most recent interviews. Dave Mustaine, Megadeth Megadeth frontman, Dave Mustaine, calls into The Metal Teddy Bear Experience to talk to Chris Annunziata and Anabella Poland about his latest business ventures, launching his new line of beer. He talks about the inspiration behind À Tout Le Monde and what went into producing and getting it out...

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Tuesday, 06 December 2016

The Metal Teddy Bear Experience met up with Richie Cavalera of Incite at Dingbatz to talk music, touring and writing. The vocalist expressed his love for driving, touring and writing new music. He also described touring with Tengger Cavalry, the concept behind their music videos and his creative direction. Listen to the end for the 3 Random Silly Questions...

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Friday, 21 October 2016

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Thursday, 04 August 2016

Interview and live in-studio acoustic performance by indie pop singer songwriter Zander. Inspired by surfing in Florida and fiery sunsets, Zander’s music vibrates with intense beats and positive energy with reggae, funk, pop and rock in the mix. His music exudes summer and beach vibes and we are delighted to introduce his craft before his debut album hits later this summer! Hosts: Leslie Arrobo & Lataya Rothmiller Producer: Lataya Rothmiller Executive Producer: Anabella...

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Thursday, 04 August 2016

While in Atlantic City for the New Jersey Broadcasters Association Conference, WMSC went live with a two-hour special event broadcast with several distinguished guests. This #WMSCHitsTheShore broadcast was the first of what we hope will become a regular summer feature for the station. First we were joined by Montclair State’s Dr. Paul Bologna who is the director of the Marine Biology and Coastal Sciences Program as well as a biology professor. He shared the latest on those pesky clinging jellyfish...

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Monday, 27 June 2016

Johan Lund of Mindshift called into the Metal Teddy Bear Experience to talk about Mindshift’s latest album, “Horizon”. The guitarist discussed the band’s new line up, working with Bjorn “Speed” Strid of Soilwork and elaborated more about the studio documentaries. He also translated some lyrics, talked about touring and took part in the 3 Random Silly Questions...

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Thursday, 16 June 2016