ALL Interviews

When we threw The Pentagram at Nashville, Tennessee's Season of Arrows, we expected it to be returned to us covered in rhinestones and faded denim. Thankfully, it came back to us safe and metal-as-fuck!
on Apr 08, 2017
Hours before her Toronto performance on what turned out to be one of the coldest nights of the winter so far, Agnes Obel talked candidly about her new album, her musicality, David Lynch and singing in English.
on Apr 05, 2017
With ROTR and a summer run of dates supporting Korn, fans will get plenty of chances to see the Skillet live. John Cooper was most affable for this interview and seems genuinely eager to perform at ROTR!
on Mar 29, 2017
In the latest interview for our "UnCovered" series, Sean Wouters and Nico Espinosa from garage rockers Deaf Poets talk about the inspiration behind Lost In Magic City.
on Mar 21, 2017
Ahead of the release of their controversial new self-titled album, Eddie Hermida from US deathcore titans Suicide Silence spoke about the album, the reaction and the recent spat with Thy Art Is Murder...
on Mar 20, 2017
Ritual Festival comes to Leeds on April 8th and, ahead of the all day extreme metal event, we spoke to the festival organisers about headliner Ihsahn, future plans and more...
on Mar 17, 2017
Despite commanding a voice as powerful as it is angelic, and guitar chops that give even Slash a run for his money, Kennedy retains a humility that few bona fide rock stars exhibit.
on Mar 14, 2017
Interview with Lorna Shore guitarist Adam De Micco wherein we delve below the surface of Flesh Coffin into their philosophy behind the music, as well as pop music, and their riff on today’s metal scene.
on Mar 09, 2017
We chatted with guitarist Tim Kazer of Taunton, UK's atmospheric doom/sludge metal quartet, Sail, to understand the sound on their upcoming album, Slumbersong, due March 10th via Hibernacula Records.
on Mar 06, 2017
UK rockers, Deaf Havana, released their latest album, All These Countless Nights, on January 27, 2017, and we asked them about the simple-yet-evocative cover artwork.
on Mar 04, 2017
All Them Witches drummer Robby Staebler was willing to take a break from the post-album release bedlam to answer a few questions for us—sharing the origins of the band, stories from the road, and what fans can expect from the tour.
on Mar 03, 2017
Matt Snell is many things: Bassist; Mechanic; Educator; Jazz enthusiast; Metal fan. He’s also a very talkative fellow, yielding a very giving interview, answering all of the questions put to him with candor and detail that is most refreshing.
on Mar 02, 2017
We chatted with Ian Blurton, guitarist/vocalist with Toronto, Canada rockers, Public Animal, about his 1965 Left-Handed Gibson SG Junior and why he loves/uses it so much.
on Feb 27, 2017
We caught up with Dan Thomson, guitarist/vocalist for Toronto's post-hardcore band Sparrows, to ask how the cover artwork for the new album Let the Silence Stay Where It Was came to be.
on Feb 24, 2017
Arrival is truly one of the finest films of 2016, and PureGrainAudio was able to field twenty minutes worth of questions at Mark O’Brien, a Canadian-born actor with a significant role in the movie.
on Feb 22, 2017
R.I.P. vocalist "Fuzz" hit us up via email to discuss the slick cover artwork of his Portland, OR-based band's latest album, In The Wind.
on Feb 21, 2017
Canada's progressive metal/rock quartet, Slyde, released their 4-track Back Again EP on February 17th (purchase a copy and we caught up with keyboardist Sarah Westbrook to chat about gear.
on Feb 18, 2017
We chatted with bespectacled 90's darling, Lisa Loeb, about Steve Martin, record collections, Blacktop Records, and what its like to play "Stay" over 20 years later.
on Feb 16, 2017
Their latest EP, their ideological inspirations, science fiction, superpowers, video games, and the fabled Rody Walker Big Cock Appreciation Experience.
on Feb 15, 2017
Touring in support of their fifth album, Nosebleed Weekend, which dropped on April 15th via Suicide Squeeze Records (buy here), we talked gear with Stephanie Luke, drummer, vocalist and co-writer for Atlanta, GA's The Coathangers!
on Feb 10, 2017

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