That time Rob Thomas told me that “penis size” was what sets Matchbox 20 apart from all the other rock bands with debut albums

By Steve Newton I'm not the biggest Matchbox 20 fan in the world, but when I interviewed 25-year-old frontman Rob Thomas in June of 1997 the band was touring behinds its debut album, Yourself or Someone Like You, which would go on to sell over nine-million copies in the U.S. alone. So what do I … Continue reading That time Rob Thomas told me that “penis size” was what sets Matchbox 20 apart from all the other rock bands with debut albums

Infant death and screwing up inspire Rob Thomas on Matchbox 20’s debut

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, JULY 3, 1997 By Steve Newton Multitudes of new rock acts release their debut albums every year, but only a small percentage of them garner extensive airplay or achieve major sales figures. So it helps if a baby band gets a hand from a capable producer its first time … Continue reading Infant death and screwing up inspire Rob Thomas on Matchbox 20’s debut