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*The Official Creed Press Thread* (Updated 6/17/12)

Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 12:39 am
by AlterBlade
**Credit to JaredWard for getting this together.

Each category has the latest press at the bottom (top being the oldest post)


Flip Interview with Buckethead:

Interview with The Buzz (Scott/Mark): ... odryan.xml

Cleveland Interview (Scott/Mark):

Pittsburgh Interview (Scott/Mark):

Chicago Interview (Scott/Mark): ... mID=119490

DC101 Interview: ... e=4865777#

Hot 99.5 Interview:

Part I:

Milwaukee Interview (Mark):

Baltimore Interview (Stapp):

Indianapolis Interview (Stapp):

Part 1:
Part 2:

Alternative Addiction Interview (Mark): ... asp?id=433

96Rock Interview (Mark/Scott): ... (Thanks to PBF!) (Thanks to Dawn!)

Flip Interview with Buckethead 2:

100.5 The Drive Interview (Stapp):

(Thanks to NGU!)
Part 1:
Part 2:
Part 3:

WAAF Interview (Stapp):

105.7 The X Interview (Stapp): ... spid=22436 ... 853037.mp3 (Save target as)

Philly Interview WYSP (Stapp):

WMMR Interview & Performance:
Interview (Thanks to NGU):

Q104 Interview (Mark):

Indy 92.3 Interview (Stapp):

KOMP 92.3 (Stapp): ... ew/5077533 (Thanks Dawn)

Explore Music Interview (Stapp): ... han-Before

KQRC Interview (Stapp): ... pp-9-4-09/

Listenin Interview (Stapp): ... fault.aspx


Music Radar Interview with Mark Tremonti: ... ion-205432

Rolling Stone Articles: ... a-rebirth/ ... s-rebirth/

People Magazine Article:, ... 34,00.html

MTV Interview: ... reed.jhtml

Entertainment Weekly Interview:

Noise Creep Interview (Stapp): ... d-reunion/

Billboard Article: ... 5755.story

Noise Creep Interview (Mark): ... ighted-it/

Noise Creep Interview (Mark/Flip): ... pe-has-ch/

VH1 Live & Loud: ... 963&EDATE=

Alternative Addiction Interview (Mark): ... h-Comeback

Billboard Article 1 (July): ... creed.html

Billboard Interview (July): ... 6509.story

Post Gazette Article:

Rollingstone Article 1 (August): ... aved-head/

Rollingstone Article 2 (Creed Come Full Circle): ... t-of-hits/

Deadling Looms For "Full Circle" (NoiseCreep): ... ll-circle/


Red Eye Interview with Greg Gutfield (Mark/Scott): ... b0c12f2749

MTV Interview: ... self.jhtml

CNN Interview (Mark/Scott): ... ideosearch (FLV) (WMV)

ABC Interview (Mark/Scott): (AVI) (WMV)

VH1 Interview: ... vid=392048 (MOV) (WMV)

The Strategy Room Interview (Flip/Brian): ... interviews (WMV)
Part 1:
Part 2:

5 Questions With VH1: ... vid=399054 (MP4)

(Best Beatles Song)

(Last Meal on Death Row)

(Most Hilarious Movie Ever Made)

(First Thing You Do When You Wake Up)

(Thoughts on Public Displays of Affection)

AOL Sessions:

Performances (WMV):

Part I (MOP, Higher)

Part II (WAWO, My Sacrifice)

Interview (WMV):

Youtube: ... 8C3555E484

Fox & Friends:

Higher: (MP4 - Save Target As) Thanks to Luke!

Interview/My Own Prison: (MP4 - Save Target As) Thanks to Luke!

Youtube: (Thanks to Matt!)


Interview/My Own Prison:

Entire Appearance (MOP not included): (Thanks to OneDayRemains!)

CNN Interview (Full Circle Discussion): (WMV)

Fox Fan Interview: ... 769e7219c2 (WMV)

Interview With 99.5 The River (Scott/Mark):

Part 1:
Part 2:


June 1st Scott Stapp Audio Interview by Valerie Bastien:
March 27nd Interview w/ Mark Tremonti (Billboard): ... 6352.story

Re: *The Official Creed Press Thread* (Updated 6/17/12)

Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:00 am
by JaredWard
Thanks for the credit... I'm sure some of those links don't work anymore lol but oh well. Stickied for future use.

Re: *The Official Creed Press Thread* (Updated 6/17/12)

Posted: Sun Aug 27, 2017 3:49 am
by chtimixeur
Really cool interview with Stapp, Tremonti and Kurzweg about the recording of My Own Prison: ... ing-board/

Re: *The Official Creed Press Thread* (Updated 6/17/12)

Posted: Sun Aug 27, 2017 10:56 am
by nagpo
nice, thanks. interesting to see how the recording process was for the album. I feel like though scott, tremonti and kurzweg weren't in the same room at the time of the interview - like it was a put together piece of their own separate phone calls.

Re: *The Official Creed Press Thread* (Updated 6/17/12)

Posted: Sun Aug 27, 2017 6:03 pm
by chtimixeur
Well, that seemed obvious to me.
It seems to me Mark still has zero interest in seeing Stapp yet.

Re: *The Official Creed Press Thread* (Updated 6/17/12)

Posted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 3:22 am
by chtimixeur
In case you've not seen it in the AB subforum, here's an interview with brian where he talks about Creed's early days and writing songs with Mark.
As usual with him, it's a great read!

anguyen92 wrote:

there was a point in my journey where I wasn’t with Creed for Weathered (2001). That was a kind of a dark period in my life, I didn’t know what I was going to do. I was living in Orlando and built a studio in my house eventually. I was resentful of Creed for a while. It wasn’t a very pleasant experience because Scott and I really had our differences; the band had to make a choice at that point, and we just parted ways.

Without stepping on anything, as a bass player, I try to do everything I can without overplaying. At the end of the day, I love when there is space in a song, but Mark tends to write at blazing speed. (Laughs) As a bass player, that makes it tough to really take the bass for a walk; you have to stick with what is happening there musically. When there is space I feel like that is where I can venture off in a different partner, but still stick in the same melodic phasing that is happening with the guitars and vocals.

It always seems like it’s so rushed because we’re on a timeline. I really wish I could have more time with the band as a whole to develop the songs. I’ll take the songs away from the writing process and sit down with it, but it’s just not the same. When you’re playing with the band, that’s when things start to gel. Once your comfortable with a song you can start to experiment with it more. That happens for me a lot on tour. The song is recorded one way, but then on tour you say, “Now I’m doing this and I like it so much better than how I recorded it.”

I think that is the beaut of how My Own Prison (1997) was made, we were able to develop that record over 2-3 years. It had time to develop. When I go back to listen to that album I can tell I had time with it. I don’t think I would do anything particularly different on that album.

Re: *The Official Creed Press Thread* (Updated 6/17/12)

Posted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 7:15 am
by Dolo
So basically Brian's parts would have been awesome if he had had more time with them.