Late in 2015, while at The Phoenix in Toronto, Canada, we caught up with Swedish/Danish power/melodic death metal act, Amaranthe. Ever-kind and welcoming, vocalist Elize Ryd and guitarist Olof Mörck chatted about the power of music.
Check out our new METAL or NOT? segment with Ivar Bjørnson, guitarist and founding member of Nuclear Blast Records' Norwegian extreme metallers, Enslaved.
Every wanted to better know Battlecross guitarist and co-founder Hiran Deraniyagala? We did! So ran through Rockblot with the Motor City-based, Metal Blade Records thrashers.
On December 13th at the Starland Ballroom in New Jersey, we caught up with Senses Fail vocalist James "Buddy" Nielsen who shared some thoughts on opening up about his sexuality and, how in doing so, it has also helped others.
While at Toronto's Phoenix Concert Hall on Friday, November 20th, Rick Jackett, guitarist for iconic Canadian rockers, Finger Eleven, shared this Rock Heart moment.
Supporting their new, Metal Blade Records release, Coma Ecliptic, Blake Richardson, drummer of the progressive metal act Between The Buried And Me, helped us to understand what is METAL or NOT?
Pepper Keenan, vocalist and guitarist for metal legends Corrosion Of Conformity who recently signed with Nuclear Blast Entertainment, walked through #Rockblot, our unique take on the Rorschach inkblot test.
In October 2015, supporting their new Peaceville Records album, Curious Volume, we caught up with legendary U.S. heavy/doom metal band, Pentagram. Bassist Greg Turley and drummer Pete Campbell afforded us a super-fun chat and ran through some of our Tourpedeod questions.
Touring with their original lineup in support of the tenth anniversary of their groundbreaking debut album, Kezia, we caught up with guitarist and reigning Ontario, Canada beard champion, Tim MacMillar, to have some fun.
We got psychological with Ivar Bjørnson, guitarist and founding member of Nuclear Blast Records' Norwegian extreme metallers, Enslaved, while the group was recently in Toronto, Canada.
Super-chill and always down for some fun, we played METAL or NOT? with Philip Labonte, lead singer of the Razor & Tie metal band, All That Remains. Hockey, Shark Week, ice cream, tank tops, parkour... what is metal, what is not? Phil will tell ya!
Ever wondered what it'd be like tour with Anthrax? Well, thanks to an interview with bassist Frank Bello, we've got a small sneak-peak of life on the road with the metal legends. Ahead of a recent UK show with Slayer, Bello was kind enough to get Tourpedoed by us... this is what he had to day!
We're super-stoked on the music being produced by Austin, TX metal/noisecore quintet DSGNS (pronounced designs), so we asked the guys to be part of our New Noize segment. Get to know this band's noize!
Ever wanted to know what makes Max Cavalera tick? Well, we ran Max through our Rockblot segment and, instead of discussing Archangel (Nuclear Blast), we got him to check out some inkblots and tell us what he saw!
Touring North American with August Burns Red, in support of their Fearless Records debut, Blueprints, we had some fun filming METAL or NOT? with Wage War's guitarist/vocalist Cody Quistad and guitarist Seth Blake. We thinks you may have some chuckles!
Fresh off their recent signing to Nuclear Blast Entertainment, metal legends Corrosion Of Conformity rolled through Toronto, Canada and we played METAL or NOT? with vocalist and guitarist Pepper Keenan,
For the inaugural episode of METAL or NOT? we scored some time with JB Brubaker (lead guitar) and Brent Rambler (rhythm guitar) of Fearless Records metallers August Burns Red. Man, these dudes are funny!
On October 24th we #Tourpedoed Vancouver-based Eleven Seven Music rockers, Art of Dying, ahead of their performance at this year's Monster Energy Aftershock Festival. Who's the band's asshole member? Find out here!
We chatted with Joe Duplantier, lead singer and guitarist for the Roadrunner Records group Gojira, at Heavy MTL 2015. Always kind and in good spirits, Joe was willing to be one of the first people with whom we ever ran our Rockblot segment.
Mindless Self Indulgence frontman, little Jimmy Urine, was kind enough to walk us through some of the super-key gear he used to create his band's new 19-track "lost" album, PINK!