Kevin Stewart-Panko

Kevin Stewart-Panko

Senior Writer (Hamilton, ON, Canada)
- I've been writing about music since I was an impressionable teen. I'm way past my teens, but not past being impressionable. I'm still writing about music and haven't been able to stop. Somebody, please put me out of my misery.
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We spoke with singer Maurice Swinkels and lyricist Tony Manero of Dutch metal quartet Legion of the Damned about touring and recent Napalm Records re…
By on Jan 07, 2019
We caught up with Dominik Goncalves dos Reis from doom metal band Downfall of Gaia and put his group in the crosshairs for a bit of a chinwag regardi…
By on Jan 04, 2019
We recently spoke with Swedish doom rock quartet Alastor and lead guitarist Lucy Ferian dished about the band's history and release of their new Ridi…
By on Dec 06, 2018
Goathammer has put Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, of all places, on the map when it comes to death metal music. We spoke to the band about their origins, th…
By on Nov 09, 2018
Etienne Goldberg, also known by his musical stage name Falgar, speaks to us about the reissue of his third record La dama del alba, and touches on som…
By on Nov 05, 2018
We caught up with Bloodbath guitarist Anders Nyström at the tail end of a press junket to ask about revamped expectations, black metal’s new wind, an…
By on Oct 31, 2018
Norwegian thrash metal duo Deathhammer share their thoughts on how bad Norwegian metal crowds are, where they draw metal’s intellectual line, and wha…
By on Oct 12, 2018
We spoke with drummer Zel Kaute, of heavy rock trio Vôdûn to discuss the band’s latest album Ascend (New Heavy Sounds Records), divergent listening h…
By on Sep 20, 2018
We recently chatted with drummer and vocalist Sam Trenchard of the grindcore group Human Cull. We covered their early days and transitioned into an i…
By on Sep 08, 2018
We get up close and personal with guitarist Markus Vanhala of Omnium Gatherum with an exclusive chat before the imminent release of The Burning Cold
By on Aug 23, 2018
We delve deep into the story and history behind one of today’s premier death metal acts Gruesome through an exclusive chat with lead vocalist and gui…
By on Aug 20, 2018
Death metal group Tomb Mold recently released their sophomore record Manor of Infinite Forms on 20 Buck Spin. We spoke with band mastermind Derrick V…
By on Aug 18, 2018
Juno Award-winning band KEN Mode will release Loved on August 31st via Season Of Mist and New Damage Records. We delve deeper into the album, the stor…
By on Aug 15, 2018
We spoke at length with Zeal & Ardor lead singer, guitarist, and mastermind, Manuel Gagneux, about his band’s unique history, new MVKA Music release S…
By on Aug 06, 2018

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This is absolutely more than a book about a rock band. It’s a tale of discovery and about carving one’s own way while not exactly knowing what you’re…
By on Jul 23, 2018
Due this fall via Sweden’s The Sign Records, On Thin Ice is the upcoming fist-pumping album from Spain’s Lizzies. We spoke with bassist Motorcycle Ma…
By on Jun 30, 2018
With a new album out via Hells Headbangers, and a recent US tour, it was high time we caught up with Whipstriker’s Victor Whipstriker to chat about hi…
By on May 21, 2018
Speedclaw guitarist Luka Jurisic discusses his band’s recent release, Beast in the Mist, signing to Shadow Kingdom Records, mini-albums, Croatian claw…
By on May 11, 2018
Angel Witch recently issued Seventies Tapes and in celebration thereof have a one-off Toronto show on May 16th! We caught up with guitarist/vocalist K…
By on May 07, 2018
There’s a reason myself and other greybeards shelled out $15 a pop to see Thrill Jockey noisemakers Lightning Bolt, and it’s the same reason people a…
By on Apr 06, 2018

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