ALL Artist Chats

PureGrainAudio gives you Patrik, an up-and-coming Toronto area hip-hop artist. We spoke to him about his life, the Toronto hip-hop scene, religion, and most importantly, his new EP Spadina.
on Nov 16, 2018
We spoke with grunge-pop artist Celeste Tauchar, aka Talker, about her career, her youth, time in the band Frenship, and lovely new music.
on Nov 15, 2018
Scottish rockers GUN are into the thirtieth year of their career so we spoke to the band to look back at the past and see what the future holds in store for them.
on Nov 13, 2018
We spoke to Henry Derek Elis, vocalist for the metal band Act Of Defiance and former Scar The Martyr member alongside ex-Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison, about his very un-metal new album The Devil Is My Friend.
on Nov 12, 2018
Please meet Rebel Rampage, a Los Angeles, CA-based raw, protest rock trio that’s currently promoting their debut album Divided We Fall (October 5th), the soundtrack to many a mini revolt over the coming months. Time to talk booze....
on Nov 10, 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, their new album Ceremony of Morbid Destruction, and how they signed with Hells Headbangers.
on Nov 09, 2018
We spoke with Antonin Le Coz, one of the two guitarist and vocalists in French ambiant metal band Ingrina about the themes on their new Tokyo Jupiter Records release Etter Lys, playing live in unusual places, and handling two drummers.
on Nov 07, 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 some new music coming very, very soon.
on Nov 05, 2018
Scott Vogel, vocalist for the hardcore stars Terror, discusses the band’s new album Total Retaliation, how he sees the worlds of hardcore and hip-hop connecting, signing with Pure Noise Records, and more.
on Nov 01, 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, and the uptick of UK death metal content on the band’s new Peaceville Records album.
on Oct 31, 2018
Saves The Day founder Chris Conley chats in depth about the story behind the band’s ninth studio album 9, his love for songwriting, having a loyal and appreciative fanbase, the possible return of The Bug Sessions.
on Oct 25, 2018
On October 8th, at Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Theatre, we caught up with The Acacia Strain’s vocalist Vincent Bennett to discuss 10 years of Continent, becoming a radio DJ, video games, and more.
on Oct 23, 2018
Earlier this year, Los Angeles-based three-piece atmospheric guitar band, Nightmare Air, dropped their sophomore album Fade Out via Nevado Records. We caught up with the band to chat Gary Numan, music, and more!
on Oct 22, 2018
We recently sat down with Canadian hip hop veteran Thrust and had him dish on his role in one of Canada’s classic anthems, “Northen Touch”, and his general thoughts on the Toronto hip-hop scene that continues to gain traction worldwide.
on Oct 20, 2018
We had the pleasure of doing a Q&A with bassist Jeff Matz about High On Fire’s latest record Electric Messiah, the band’s decision to work with Kurt Ballou on yet another studio effort, how he spends his off-time, and more.
on Oct 19, 2018
Kelly Jones and guitarist extraordinaire Adam Zindani of UK band Stereophonics joined us recently for a conversation touching on David Bowie, The Tragically Hip, and more before their show at Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall.
on Oct 16, 2018
Psychedelic/western-influenced rock band Spindrift have pushed the envelope once again with their new Bollywood-inspired song and video “Dil Gera Na De”. We spoke with founding member Kirpatrick Thomas to learn more.
on Oct 13, 2018
Norwegian thrash metal duo Deathhammer share their thoughts on how bad Norwegian metal crowds are, where they draw metal’s intellectual line, and what crimes against metal are unforgivable. We also touched on their new record, Chained To Hell.
on Oct 12, 2018
We spoke with Kingdome Come drummer James Kottak about getting the band back together, the olden days of the hard-partying 1980s heavy metal scene, and their thirtieth anniversary tour.
on Oct 11, 2018
We connected with Good Charlotte guitarist Billy Martin for an interview about the new album Generation Rx, freelance illustration, hip-hop, touring and more.
on Oct 10, 2018

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