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Tattoo Talk: Sister Sin Bassist Strandh Discusses Fan Tats, Broken Ribs, and Dick Ink!
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Oct 16, 2014
Gothenburg, Sweden's Sister Sin are dropping their newest heavy metal masterpiece, Black Lotus, on October 28, 2014 via Victo…
Purely Provocative: Miss May I Guitarist BJ Stead Speaks About Spitting on Fans, Arrests, and Losing His Virginity
Comments Purely Provocative » by: Chris Gonda on Oct 14, 2014
Miss May I, the Troy, Ohio-based metalcore quintet, released their fourth studio album, Rise of the Lion, on April 25, 2014 v…
Purely Provocative: Nim Vind Mastermind Chris Kirkham Offers Up Hilarious Answers to Some Twisted Interview Questions
Comments Purely Provocative » by: Chris Gonda on Oct 14, 2014
Chris Kirkham aka Nim Vind is a solo musician from lovely Vancouver, Canada who today, October 14th, 2014, has released his b…
Quick & Dirty: Ides Of Gemini Guitarist J. Bennett Talks Road Trip Essentials, Werewolves and Wile E. Coyote
Comments Artist Chats » by: Chris Gonda on Oct 14, 2014
Los Angeles, CA-based trio, Ides Of Gemini (Sera Timms, J. Bennett, and Kelly Johnston), released their latest musical master…
Purely Provocative: Castle Freak Guitarist Zak Carter and Vocalist Andrew Gigan on AIDS, Pet Peeves, and Pro Wrestling
Comments Purely Provocative » by: Curtis Dewar on Oct 13, 2014
Old school death metal band Castle Freak just released their debut EP Still Rotting on Tridroid Records this past week. While…
Gear Review: Rabbits Guitarist and Vocalist Joshua Hughes on His Fender Mustang Guitar
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Oct 10, 2014
Rabbits... cuddly woodland creatures or loud, ear-piercing rockers from Portland, OR? Technically both are accurate, but we o…
Gear Review: The Haunted Guitarist Ola Englund on His Randall Satan Signature Amplifier and Washburn Solar Signature Guitar
Comments Artist Chats » by: Chris Gonda on Oct 02, 2014
Clocking in at just over 44 minutes, :Swedish shredders The Haunted released their latest album, the 14-song Exit Wounds, on…
Quick & Dirty: Orange Goblin Vocalist Ben Ward Talks Guilty Pleasures, Dean Martin, and Vampires
Comments Artist Chats » by: Chris Gonda on Oct 01, 2014
London, England-based heavy metal/hard rock quartet, Orange Goblin, are set to release their latest offering, Back From The A…
Quick & Dirty: Internal Bleeding Guitarist Chris Pervelis Discusses Cigars, Red Twizzlers, North Korea, and Robert De Niro
Comments Artist Chats » by: Chris Gonda on Sep 30, 2014
Forged in Long Island, New York circa 1991, Internal Bleeding has come a very long way in the past 20+ years. A staple in the…
Gear Review: Oecist Founder and Multinstrumentalist BJ Dierkes on His Peavey 5150 II Amplifier and Marshall Cabinets
Comments Gear Review » by: Chris Gonda on Sep 29, 2014
Oecist is a band that the vast majority of you haven't heard of before today. Not your fault though, the post-metal solo proj…
Gear Review: Islander Guitarist Andrew Murphy on His Orange 4x12 Cab
Comments Gear Review » by: Bruce Moore on Sep 29, 2014
I recently sat down with guitarist Andrew Murphy, of the metal act Islander, to discuss the one piece of gear he just can't l…
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…