Egypt Central Comes Rockin' Back 

Four years ago, Egypt Central -- a five-piece hard rock band named after a street in Raleigh -- seemed to be the best bet for local rock stardom. Their style of hip-hop- and alt-rock-tinged metal was ascendant, and the band was snatched up by major-label subsidiary Lava Records (an Atlantic-connected label that also boasted Kid Rock). They seemed on a clear path to follow local success story Saliva out of the New Daisy-centered local metal scene and into arenas and rock-radio playlists nationwide.

Well, a funny thing happened ...

Read the rest of Chris Herrington's interview with Egypt Central here.

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