The iconic line of this interview is as follows: “When you were playing, I wasn’t even a sperm in my father’s ballsack”
After a 25 year hiatus, Acid Reign have returned hard and fast. I spoke with Marc Jackson and Howard “H” Smith about what it’s like to be back, the future and playing the Sophie Lancaster stage.
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Tagged Acid Reign, Bloodstock 2016, Bloodstock Open Air, Howard "H" Smith, Kinks, Marc Jackson, Motherly Love, Obnoxious, Postman Pat, The Fear
Party-hard crazy motherfuckers Psykosis are the perfect cure for your sanity. Hitting it hard with thrash-tastic metal madness, these guys are a force to be reckoned with. I spoke with Tony Corcoran (rhythm guitar), Jay Shaw (Bass) and Grant Walsh (lead guitar and vocals) about the essence of Psykosis and their debut album ‘Welcome to the Psykoward’. Hold on to your underwear people, you’re in for a ride!
The Rev of Too Metal For Church was at Heavy Montreal for Metal Nation Radio this year and had a conversation with drummer Hayley Cramer and bassist Matt DiRito of Pop Evil. The PR company had sent a list of recommended questions. We didn’t use it. Continue reading
I’ll never forget the first time I went to the O2 Forum in Kentish Town; I was 15 going on 16 and waiting to see Dimmu Borgir. The queue was dead silent with metallers adorned in corpse paint grimacing up at the church that is conveniently situated next to the venue. I returned to this locale, the perfect setting for DevilDriver to interview their newest addition, Diego ‘Ashes’ Ibarra.
Sip towards the Armageddon! You heard me. This sexy sentence was the first phrase captured on my dictaphone as I frantically downed a Red Bull to try to make myself resemble something more of a human being. The last day at Bloodstock was definitely taking its toll on me. It may have been the last, but my interview with Outright Resistance drummer Michael “Nelly” O’Neill was certainly not the least. This interview was overall pun-tastic. I challenge you to outright resist the urge to continue reading…
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Tagged Bloodstock 2016, Bloodstock Open Air, Dysphoria, Eat My Organs, Gee, Kinks, Maimed in Chelsea, Me Vs I, Michael "Nelly" O'Neill, Outright Resistance, Pain, Polymath PR, Poveglia, Prove Them Wrong, Taking the Blame
Heads up – Paradise Lost are starting to write a new album! Read my interview with Waltteri Väyrynen who took over from the previous drummer Adrian Erlandsson just over a year ago, for updates.
Day two of Heavy Montreal promised a sprinkle of rain and a flood of non-stop metal from the awesome lineup including the likes of Blind Guardian, Hatebreed, Killswitch Engage and headliners Disturbed. On tap for today were interviews with Hansi Kursch of the aforementioned Blind Guardian as well as guitarist Kamron Bradbury of Beartooth. Continue reading