Edsel Dope Discusses Reunion Tours And The Trouble With Success

Dope, by Lisa Schuchmann

Dope, by Lisa Schuchmann

In part II of our wide-ranging chat with Dope frontman Edsel Dope, we chatted about touring with the reunion of the Die Motherfucker lineup of the band. Reuniting with Acey Slade, Racci Shay, and Virus is no small deal to the fans, or to Edsel personally. He also shared some insights into his over twenty year career in the music industry, and what it takes for older veterans and brand new bands to make it.Continue reading

Ready For Blood: Edsel Dope Talks Blood Money


For nearly 20 years Edsel Dope has been a creative force and a bit of an eccentric personality, as the frontman of his band Dope. From hitting it big at the tail end of the nu-metal 90s, the band built a following, made albums consistently, and toured like crazy. Prepping for the release of their new album Blood Money: Part I (eOne), the band is on tour with Motograter and Flaw, getting fans hyped for what is to come.  We chatted with Edsel recently about the new album, the ‘Blood Money’ video, his relationship with his record label, and being able to manage all the aspect of his career. Continue reading