Interviews

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Australia’s Mighty Bok…Frankenbok!+

We are friends with a lot of Australian Bands, especially myself. I have worked with or hung out with Deprivation,...

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Aftershock Festival 2014 – Interviews+

Aftershock Festival has been a festival in Central California (Sacramento on the river in Discovery Park) that blends a wide...

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Mayhem 2014 Interviews+

This year we had a lot of interviews set up with a number of great artists. The festival was not...

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Warped Tour 2014 Interviews+

Van’s Warped Tour Interviews We invaded Van’s Warped Tour once again this year. In 2012, we had such a great...

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King Parrot invade America+

Matt Young of Aussie Metallers King Parrot have been on a constant touring schedule in Australia, the United States, Canada, and...

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The Absence goes DIY+

We caught up with Patrick and Jeramie of The Absence at their show at Rooster’s Roadhouse in Alameda, CA. After...

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The Metalluminati at Aftershock 2013+

We went out to the Aftershock festival in Sacramento to sweat our asses off and talk to artists.

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Soulbound’s Mario Krause talks about marketing a music video+

Soulbound (Germany) recently released a new music video “Break Away,” and talked to us about the music industry from a European perspective....

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The always forward-thinking Mark Hunter of Chimaira+

We got stoned with the Chimaira frontman, then tried to talk about complex stuff.

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Threat Signal talk post-label prospects+

With their Nuclear Blast contract now complete, Threat Signal mull their options for the band's future...

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Recoil V.O.R. continuing to do it DIY+

  Our good friends in Recoil VOR have been doing it DIY for a decade, and with their newest album...

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The Metalluminati at Mayhem Fest 2013+

We braved 100-degree heat and catered lunches just to talk to bands.

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For Today frontman embraces religious controversy+

Mattie Montgomery might have a brilliant publicity tactic in courting religious controversy around his band's Christian values.

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The Agonist and Casket of Cassandra frontwomen talk about their respective DIY hustles+

Last night, we caught up with Alissa White-Gluz of the Agonist and Amanda Maddera of openers Casket of Cassandra before they...

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Lacuna Coil singer talks about their 15-year career+

We caught up with Lacuna Coil frontman Andrea Ferro in San Francisco last night, before their opening slot for the...

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Matt Byrne of Hatebreed talks touring, transitioning, and (Randy Blythe’s) trialing+

We caught up with drummer, Matt Byrne, of Hatebreed on their The Divinity of Purpose Tour with Shadows Fall, Dying Fetus,...

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Gojira drummer gives advice on resolving band conflicts+

We caught up with Gojira drummer Mario Duplantier before their show at the Fillmore in San Francisco last week. One of...

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Anders Fridén claims “there’s vitamins in all the beers we drink.”+

I met up with Anders Fridén of In Flames at the Warfield in San Francisco, CA, while they were on tour...

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Voivod say “music is music,” don’t obsess over sub-genres+

Canadian metal iron men Voivod played their first SF Bay Area show in nearly a decade this past weekend, opening...

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All Shall Perish frontman says label suing downloaders is “absolute horseshit”+

We talked to All Shall Perish vocalist Eddie Hermida last week before they opened for the mighty Hatebreed. Eddie told...

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Devin Townsend tells fans to “download everything that I’ve ever made”+

We caught up with Devin Townsend the other day at San Francisco’s Great American Music Hall on his co-headlining tour with...

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Paradise Lost guitarist talks “booze bargains” while on tour+

We’re not always so serious around here. For instance, when we talked to Paradise Lost guitarist Greg MacKintosh before they...

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Iced Earth guitarist wants to someday “be our own label”+

Jon Schaffer of Iced Earth sat down with the Metalluminati’s Audriana Gates in Tempe, Arizona on the second week of...

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The Metalluminati at Warped Tour+

The Warped Tour may not be what comes to mind when you think "metal," but there's still PLENTY we metalheads...

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Iwrestledabearonce say the Internet is “a gift and a curse”+

Among our plethora of Warped Tour interviews, our chat with Iwrestledabearonce probably best exemplified the conundrum facing musicians in today’s Internet...

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Anti-Flag drummer says failing labels make “a much better world”+

We always knew that Anti-Flag pride themselves on being a politically outspoken band — like a punkier version of Rage...

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Marduk guitarist talks about lasting over 20 years in black metal+

We caught up with Marduk‘s lead ax-wielder Morgan “Evil” Steinmeyer Håkansson in a dark corner of San Francisco’s DNA Lounge this...

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Fear Factory frontman “not surprised” with record labels collapsing+

We talked to Burton C. Bell of Fear Factory right before Memorial Day in San Francisco. After giving some behind-the-scenes...

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Shadows Fall frontman says “be careful of signing a record deal”+

Right before Memorial Day, we hit up the Fear Factory/Shadows Fall show in San Francisco and had a chat with...

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Aborted frontman compares touring Europe vs. U.S.+

We talked to Sven de Caluwé of Belgian brutalists Aborted yesterday in San Francisco. Sven really elaborated on the differing aspects...

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