Interview: Red Sun Rising on Taking Risks with New Album


This past weekend, Alternative Nation attended Welcome to Rockville in Jacksonville, Florida. Lauryn Schaffner had the opportunity to sit down with Ryan Williams from Red Sun Rising to discuss writing their latest album, Thread, taking risks with their music, and the impact of Chris Cornell’s death.

See the full interview below.


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Lauryn is a contributing writer for Alternative Nation, primarily doing show/album reviews, editorials, video reporting, and interviews with bands like The Pretty Reckless, Seether, and Greta Van Fleet. First and foremost a huge Guns N’ Roses fan, she’s big on classic rock and grunge, with taste spanning from The Doors to Alice in Chains. You can either see Lauryn at a rock festival, or driving across the country to get to one. Lauryn loves getting feedback and tips. You can reach her at laurynschaffner , as long as it's related to rock.