ALL Artist Chats

It was time we finally spoke to South African prog rockers Deity’s Muse for a look at the future, but also the challenges of the past. Vocalist and guitarist, Wayne Boucher, spoke to us with his usual humility and honesty, and there is a lot to chew on!
on Jun 18, 2019
South Africa’s The Shabs have taken things to the next gear with their latest album Can You Hear Us At The Back. We spoke to guitarist/vocalist Jon Shaban about signing with Just Music and what looks like big changes ahead.
on Jun 14, 2019
Wacken Metal Battle USA winners Monarch stop by to answer a few “maple syrup and bacon” questions from their Canadian counterparts and Wacken Metal Battle Canada winners, The Slyde.
on Jun 12, 2019
We spoke with David Scotney of heavy rock band Janus to learn more about the band’s new single “Drive,” Scotney’s Music-For-Good record label, and very own pizza restaurant, Oakfire.
on Jun 11, 2019
Sydney rap rock trio Redhook make their Download Festival debut this weekend and we hope they don’t bump into rock icon Slash before they hit the stage on Sunday!
on Jun 11, 2019
We recently spoke with trending hardcore band MTXS wherein frontman Paul Collins discusses the group’s beginnings, new album Ache, and how this momentum has all come to be in only 18 months.
on Jun 10, 2019
Norwegian stoner punks Bokassa are currently trekking around Europe opening up for metal titans Metallica. The band release their new album, Crimson Riders, on June 21, 2019 so we spoke to the trio to find out more about how they became Lars Ulrich's favourite band.
on Jun 10, 2019
Ryan Eagleson, guitarist for Calgary punk rockers Downway, spoke to us about the band’s recent reunion, new record Last Chance For More Regrets via Thousand Islands Records, and recording together again after such a long hiatus.
on Jun 08, 2019
LA rockers Badflower are making their Download Festival debut this week so we spoke to the band to find out what they’re expecting from the festival.
on Jun 08, 2019
We caught up with The Jackets’ drummer Chris Rosales for insight into the background behind the band’s new Voodoo Rhythm Records album Queen of the Pill, his early life in the U.S. before his move to Europe, and some recommended groups happening in his neck of the woods.
on Jun 06, 2019
Halestorm lead vocalist Lzzy Hale discusses touring with Alice Cooper, hobbies, writing songs, upcoming projects, and 2018’s Atlantic Records release, Vicious.
on Jun 05, 2019
We’re excited about going to Download in a couple of weeks and so are Leeds rockers AllUsInLove who told us they’re going to leave everything onstage when they return to Castle Donington for Download 2019!
on Jun 04, 2019
Being in a band is no walk in the park so we decided to speak to one of the rising UK acts Empyre to get their advice on some of the key areas from social media to touring that could make or break your band.
on Jun 03, 2019
We spoke with ATTILA frontman Chris “Fronz” Fronzak about his band’s latest album, Villain, visiting South Africa for the first time thanks to Brochella, and the new space the band finds themselves in.
on May 30, 2019
Along with a live review and photo gallery taking in all that occurred at Toronto’s Lee's Palace on May 7th, we also spoke at length with Feeder lead singer Grant Nicholas about the band’s longevity, being on Believe Music now, and their new record Tallulah.
on May 29, 2019
With South Africa’s Ruff Majik in the process of moving to Germany, we felt a quick catch up with the band’s Johni Holiday was in order. We spoke about this new journey, signing with Lay Bare Recordings, and new album Tårn.
on May 27, 2019
St.Albans rockers Dark Stares release their new album, The Lightning Echo, on May 31st so, before it drops, we spoke to the band about their background. Read more about the UK band here.
on May 24, 2019
With the recent release of Grace: Based on the Jeff Buckley Story, author Tiffanie DeBartolo has taken it upon herself to champion the late singer Jeff Buckley with a tender focus on the root of his artistry in a beautiful story. We spoke to DeBartolo about the book and the process behind it.
on May 23, 2019
Guitarist/vocalist/composer Fabio Brienza of atmospheric metal band Varaha spoke to us with the same expansive depth as he writes his music, elaborating on the band's new record A Passage For Lost Years and working with Prosthetic Records.
on May 17, 2019
With their 1981 Extended Play EP flying high since its November release via Fearless Records, the two-piece I Don’t Know How You Found Me (iDKHOW) are starting to soar. We spoke to frontman Dallon Weekes about the EP, the recording process, keeping up with the times, and more.
on May 15, 2019

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