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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…
Gear Review: Anagnorisis Guitarist Zak Denham Get Seriously Detailed About His Current Rig
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Aug 15, 2014
If you thought you knew heavy music and you're not yet familiar with Anagnorisis, then you just may have to alter your defini…
Gear Review: East Of The Wall Bassist Chris Alfano on His Ampeg Skunkworks SVT Head
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Aug 13, 2014
Call them progressive rock, experimental metal, post-metal, it doesn't really matter. What does matter; however, is that rega…
Interview with Within the Ruins; Vocalist Tim Goergen Talks Summer Slaughter Tour, Embarrassing Music, and Beer
Comments Artist Chats » by: Daniella Kohan on Aug 12, 2014
Within the Ruins recently released their earth-shattering full-length Phenomena, adding to their already amazing repertoire.…
Interview with The Raskins; Lead Vocalist Logan Raskin on the Band's Beginnings, Motley Crue Tour, and More
Comments Artist Chats » by: Charlie Steffens on Aug 11, 2014
With a new self-titled debut and an opening spot on Motley Crue's "The Final Tour" with Alice Cooper, great events continue t…
Interview with Four Year Strong; Vocalist and Guitarist Dan O'Connor Talks New Album, the Past and What's to Come
Comments Artist Chats » by: Brooke Taylor on Aug 07, 2014
Four Year Strong came back this year with a new EP, Go Down In History, featuring a much faster pace and heavier sound than I…
Tattoo Talk: The Bushwick Hotel front man Gregory Ferreira Talks Tebori Tats, Tarantulas, and Spirit Animals
Comments Tattoo Talk » by: Chris Gonda on Aug 06, 2014
Brooklyn, New York rockers, The Bushwick Hotel, released their stomping new 7-song album, Graffiti of the Young Man's Mind, o…
Purely Provocative: Crash Midnight Members Shaun Soho, Bo, Alex Donaldson Discuss Their Fans, James Dean-esque Deaths, Drugs and More
Comments Purely Provocative » by: Chris Gonda on Aug 05, 2014
Boston, MA-based rock band, Crash Midnight, are hard at work prepping to release their debut album, Lost in the City, on Octo…
Interview with Nick Santino: Nick Talks Going Solo, Big Skies, and Warped Tour
Comments Artist Chats » by: Brooke Taylor on Jul 30, 2014
Nick Santino might think it's lonely touring without a band, but he's loving his independence. Not having to approve things w…
Interview with Whitechapel; Lead Singer Phil Bozeman Talks New Album 'Our Endless War'
Comments Artist Chats » by: Bruce Moore on Jul 29, 2014
With the release of their fifth full-length disc, Our Endless War, the extreme metal titans Whitechapel are once again prepar…
Interview with The Maine; Rhythm Guitarist Kennedy Brock Talks Fans, Warped Tour and the Future
Comments Album Streams » by: Brooke Taylor on Jul 24, 2014
Fangirls (and guys) rejoice! They love you, they really, really love you! That's right, the guys of The Maine, John O'Callagh…
Tattoo Talk: The Amity Affliction Vocalist Joel Birch Talks About a Shitty Star, Fan Tattoos, and a Jesus Sleeve
Comments Tattoo Talk » by: Chris Gonda on Jul 22, 2014
The Brisbane, Australia-based metalcore/post-hardcore quintet known as The Amity Affliction, released their blaring new 10-so…
Interview with Mushroomhead; Vocalist J Mann talks 'The Righteous & The Butterfly', Returning to the Band, and Mayhem Festival
Comments Artist Chats » by: Charlie Steffens on Jul 21, 2014
'Shroom to Grow! Mushroomhead vocalist, J Mann, talks about the band's new album, The Righteous & The Butterfly, being back i…
Gear Review: Secret Cutter Guitarist Evan Morey on His Marshall JCM 800 Model 2205 Amp Head
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Jul 19, 2014
Simply called Self-Titled, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania-based trio Secret Cutter (guitarist Evan Morey, drummer Jared Stimpfl, and…
Interview with Anberlin; Guitarist Joey Milligan Talks Last Album, Tours, and the Future
Comments Artist Chats » by: Brooke Taylor on Jul 18, 2014
A lot of 'lasts' are happening for Anberlin: they are about to drop their last album, Lowborn, on July 22, 2014, they're doin…
Interview with Every Time I Die; Guitarist Andy Williams talks 'From Parts Unknown', Warped Tour and Partying
Comments Artist Chats » by: Brooke Taylor on Jul 16, 2014
This year marks Every Time I Die's sixth year on the Vans Warped Tour, the band's 16th anniversary, and the release of their…
Gear Review: Starset Lead Singer Dustin Bates on His Emulator-DVS (Dual View System) Touchscreen
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Jul 11, 2014
Columbus, OH-based cinematic rock band, Starset, teamed up with Razor & Tie to release their debut album, Transmissions, on J…
Quick & Dirty: Hed PE Guitarist Jackson Benge Tell Us About His Past, Wishes, and Some of His Favourite Things
Comments Artist Chats » by: Chris Gonda on Jul 11, 2014
We try to keep interviews fun, and as much as possible, different. So we were stoked when we had the chance to try out some o…
Purely Provocative: Ikillya Vocalist Jason Lekberg Talks Vomiting on the I-65, Class D Felonies, and Stupidity
Comments Purely Provocative » by: Chris Gonda on Jul 08, 2014
Released on April 29th, 2014, Vae Victis is the latest offering from New York metal mammoths, Ikillya. Loaded with 9 purely p…
Gear Review: 7Horse Guitarist and Backing Vocalist Joie Calio Talks Guitars, Guitars, Guitars!
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Jul 03, 2014
When he's not busy writing a sick track ("Meth Lab Zoso Sticker") for a Martin Scorsese blockbuster like The Wolf of Wall Str…
Gear Review: This Burning Age Frontman Friday talks Laney Ironheart Guitar Amplifier Heads
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Jul 02, 2014
Birmingham, UK alternative/electro rock quartet, This Burning Age, self-released the first in a series of four EPs on April 2…
...And Justice For Art: A Guide to (some of) the Best Metal Album Covers of 2014... so far (Part 2) - Featuring Mastodon, Cormorant, Ravenscry, Eyehategod, Game Over
Comments Artist Chats » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Jun 30, 2014
2014 continues to bring us outstanding cover imagery for many Metal albums worldwide. Using all kind of techniques, from trad…