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Tattoo Talk: Osmium Guillotine Lead Guitar Lance Steele on His "Eddie" Tat, Band Logos, and Full Sleeve
Comments Tattoo Talk » by: Chris Gonda on Sep 11, 2014
Heavy metal troop Osmium Guillotine released their debut self-titled album on June 6, 2014. Featuring 11 songs loaded with me…
Quick & Dirty: Whitechapel Guitarist Zach Householder Talks Pizza Toppings, Johnny Bravo, and Cigars
Comments Artist Chats » by: Chris Gonda on Sep 10, 2014
Extreme metal titans Whitechapel, the Top 10 Billboard charting metal act, will be returning to the road in October and Novem…
Gear Review: A Bad Think front man Michael Marquart on His 1940's Western Electric Tube Summing Mixer
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Sep 09, 2014
Signed to Windmark Records, the Virginia Beach, Virginia-based band A Bad Think, are fresh off the June 17, 2014 release of t…
Interview with New Found Glory; Vocalist Jordan Pundik Talks 'Resurrections', Changes, and How Cool Canada Is
Comments Artist Chats » by: Brooke Taylor on Sep 09, 2014
Ch-ch-ch-changes! Sometimes things aren't what they seem, and a lot of the time that sucks, but New Found Glory isn't letting…
Purely Provocative: Exodus Vocalist Steve "Zetro" Souza Talks Sex, Drugs, Fears, Gross Chicks and Taking a Shit
Comments Purely Provocative » by: Chris Gonda on Sep 08, 2014
Blood In, Blood Out not only mark's Exodus' tenth studio album to date, but also the return of legendary vocalist Steve "Zetr…
...And Justice For Art: A Guide to (some of) the Best Metal Album Covers of 2014... so far (Part 3) - Featuring Septic Flesh, Origin, Gormathon, Obituary, Schammasch
Comments Artist Chats » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Sep 08, 2014
It seems that despite the so-called, current 'supremacy' of the digital format, album covers still matter - at least in the w…
Interview with K.Flay: Kristine Flaherty Talks About Her New Album, and Being a Girl
Comments Artist Chats » by: Brooke Taylor on Sep 06, 2014
K.Flay fans owe a lot to her friend that challenged her to write a hip-hop song. Who would have guessed that a night of talki…
Tattoo Talk: The Killing Lights Lead Singer Michael Orlando on His "The Lost Boys," Giant Crow, and Black Rose Ink
Comments Tattoo Talk » by: Chris Gonda on Sep 05, 2014
If you haven't already heard, The Killing Lights is the new, re-named project from Michael Orlando (a.k.a. Michael Vampire) o…
Gear Review: Ancst Guitarist "Tom is the Bastard" on His M-Audio Fast Track Sound Card
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Sep 05, 2014
Ancst released their 13-song album, In Turmoil, on August 13th, 2014. The new disc, as the band notes on their Bandcamp page…
Interview with Suicide Silence; Vocalist Eddie Hermida Talks New Album, Fall Tour, and Fans
Comments Artist Chats » by: Brooke Taylor on Sep 03, 2014
Suicide Silence's Eddie Hermida knew he had to bring a lot to the table when taking over as the band's vocalist after Mitch L…
Gear Review: Giant of the Mountain Front Man Cody Daniels on His Marshall DSL100H Tube Head
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Sep 03, 2014
Texan's Giant of the Mountain recently unleashed their new album, Moon Worship, upon the masses. Calling themselves "Blackene…
Quick & Dirty: Pompeya Bassist Denis Agafonov Discusses His Pillow, Hot Sauce, and Nina Simone
Comments Artist Chats » by: Chris Gonda on Sep 03, 2014
Hailing from Moscow, Russia, Pompeya is an indie rock band that blends elements of '70s disco, '80s New Wave, and '90s rock r…
Quick & Dirty: Chemia Lead Singer Lukasz Drapala Discusses xHamster, Vampires, Tombstone Inscriptions, and Carlito's Way
Comments Artist Chats » by: Chris Gonda on Sep 02, 2014
We recently posted and exclusive free download of Chemia's song "Bondage of Love" (see below), so naturally, we followed that…
Tattoo Talk: Crucified Barbara Guitarist and Backing Vocalist Klara Force on the Meaning Behind Some of Her Ink
Comments Tattoo Talk » by: Bruce Moore on Aug 28, 2014
Klara Force, guitarist and backing vocalist of the Swedish hard rock/metal act Crucified Barbara, recently took a moment to s…
Gear Review: Airbourne Guitarist David Roads on His Wizard Modern Classic Amplifier
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Aug 27, 2014
Australian hard rockers, Airbourne, release their rip-roaring album, Black Dog Barking, worldwide on May 21, 2013. Now, over…
Gear Review: Black Cobra Vocalist and Guitarist Jason Landrian on His MXR Double Shot Distortion Pedal
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Aug 25, 2014
The Bay Area, San Francisco, California two man noise machine known as Black Cobra released their Southern Lord Recordings of…
Purely Provocative: A Breach Of Silence Lead Vocalist Rhys Flannery Discusses Stalkers, Crazy Women, and a Near-Raping in New Zealand
Comments Purely Provocative » by: Bruce Moore on Aug 23, 2014
Rhys Flannery, lead vocalist for the Australian powercore metal act, A Breach Of Silence, recently took a moment to answer so…
Gear Review: Dog Fashion Disco Lead Guitarist Jasan Stepp on His Original Budda Super Overdrive 80
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Aug 22, 2014
Rockville, Maryland-based Avant-garde/alternative metal group, Dog Fashion Disco, formally disbanded in 2007 and, after scatt…
Interview with Body Count; Drummer Ill Will and Guitarist Juan of the Dead Talk New Album, 'Manslaughter'
Comments Artist Chats » by: Brooke Taylor on Aug 22, 2014
Body Count recently released their first album in 8 years; Manslaughter hit the shelves June 10th, on Sumerian Records, to am…
Gear Review: Where Giants Once Stood Guitarist Jordan Turnbull on His Ibanez S1520 PB Guitar
Comments Gear Review » by: Bruce Moore on Aug 20, 2014
Jordan Turnbell, Guitarist for the Toronto, ON-based metal band Where Giants Once Stood, recently took a moment to answer a f…
Gear Review: Enabler Vocalist and Guitarist Jeffrey Lohrber on His Gibson Les Paul Studio Guitar
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Aug 19, 2014
With some gnarly photos thanks to Luke Mouradian, we managed to chat with Enabler vocalist and guitarist, Jeffrey Lohrber, ab…
Purely Provocative: UK Sleaze Rockers Lovebite Talk Death, Orgies, and Catastrophic Equipment Failure
Comments Purely Provocative » by: Bruce Moore on Aug 19, 2014
I recently had a chance to speak with the guys in the UK-based glam/sleaze rock act, Lovebite. The band, who are still giggin…
Gear Review: Stroamata Drummer Alex Markowitz Talks Customized '90s American Stratocaster
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Aug 18, 2014
The industrial-tinged, female-led indie, alt-rock band Stroamata, is making vaves in and around their hometown of Brooklyn, N…
Interview with Godsmack: Drummer Shannon Larkin Talks New Album '1000hp', Drumming, and Organic Writing
Comments Artist Chats » by: Bruce Moore on Aug 18, 2014
Godsmack drummer, Shannon Larkin, recently took a moment out of his insanely busy schedule to speak with me about the band's…
Tattoo Talk: In Search Of Sun Bassist Faz Couri on Chinese Lettering, Guinness, and Mechanical Spider Tats
Comments Tattoo Talk » by: Bruce Moore on Aug 17, 2014
Faz Couri, bassist of the London-based hard rock act In Search Of Sun, recently took a moment to sit down and chat with me ab…