Monthly Archives: August 2016

Acid Reign Interview – Bloodstock 2016

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 … Continue reading

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Psykosis Interview – Bloodstock, 2016

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 … Continue reading

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Interview: Pop Evil with The Rev, Heavy Montreal 2016

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 … Continue reading

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The Heretic Order Interview – Bloodstock, 2016

Spreading their gospel of abhorrence and horror, The Heretic Order rights the wrongs of man through their cynically laden lyrics combined with an unholy abomination of heavy metal. I spoke with Lord Ragner Wagner about their influences as a band and … Continue reading

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DevilDriver Interview – Diego ‘Ashes’ Ibarra.

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 … Continue reading

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Outright Resistance Interview – Bloodstock 2016

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 … Continue reading

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Album Review: Ivory – Southern Cross

Band: Ivory Album: Southern Cross Rockshots Records Release Date: July 22nd 2016 From the wonderful city of Minsk in Belarus, Ivory has released an album of a conceptual trilogy based on the “Terra Nova” expedition of Robert Scott to the … Continue reading

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The Crawling Interview – Bloodstock, 2016

The Crawling: a doom-tastic band hailing from Northern Ireland, their music a bleak wretchedness set ablaze with phosphorescent soundscapes, diverse structures and intricate melodies. I interviewed Gary Beattie, Andy Clarke and Stuart Rainey to get an in-depth look at what makes The … Continue reading

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Brutai Interview – Bloodstock, 2016.

Brutai: Neo-fashion porn metal inspired by rampantly shagging bunnies! Debuting their newest masterpiece Porn an album that is accompanied by the band’s new signature scent ‘Bunny’. Hurry – scents are limited to the first 100 purchases of the new album. … Continue reading

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Vektor Interview – Bloodstock 2016

Sci-fi influenced progressive thrashers Vektor are all the rage at the moment with their well-received album Terminal Redux. I spoke with vocalist and guitarist David DiSanto about what it’s like being in a band in today’s world and why it has … Continue reading

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Album Review: The Decent of Decency – Footprints in the Custard

You’re all invited to The Descent of Decency! Lords of the obscene, Manchester-based Comedy Punk metallers Footprints in the Custard present their third tongue-in-cheek album that is sure to ruffle your truffle. If you like music about bodily fluids, getting … Continue reading

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Orphaned Land Interview – Metal Days

  “The basic idea of religion is nice, the people destroy it.” Read on for more quote-worthy statements from Orphaned Land vocalist, Kobi Farhi.

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Paradise Lost Interview – Bloodstock, 2016

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.

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Festival Diary: Heavy Montreal Day 2 with the Rev

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 … Continue reading

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Monte Pittman reveals details for new album

Monte Pittman reveals details for new album, ‘Inverted Grasp of Balance’; launches first single, “Pride Comes Before the Fall”, online There are great guitarists, great vocalists and great songwriters, but Monte Pittman is one of the elite few who can … Continue reading

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