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Category Archives: Interviews

Scott Kelly of Neurosis to appear on Mastodon album (again)

Posted by on January 24, 2017

Neurosis’ Scott Kelly is no stranger to Mastodon, considering they are great friends and made guest appearances on nearly every single Mastodon album, 2002’s Remission aside. It is no secret that we are anxiously waiting for this new album to come out, and it seems like we’re hearing a little more about the release almost […]

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Interview: As Lions’ Austin Dickinson talks new album, old band, his dad Bruce

Posted by on January 24, 2017

While UK quintet As Lions is a new project that just released their debut full length, Selfish Age, on Friday, it’s not like they haven’t paid their dues. They had an EP come out last year, and three-fifths of the band spent time together as the band Rise to Remain before that outfit broke up […]

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Trivium confirms 100% that Alex Bent is their touring drummer

Posted by on January 23, 2017

Last week, we confirmed the rumors on Alex Bent (Dragonlord, ex-Battlecross, etc.) as Trivium’s new touring drummer via our interview with Matt Heafy. After a few weeks of rumors, bassist Paolo Gregoletto confirmed on his twitter, revealing Bent is indeed playing with the band, hitting the road with them on their upcoming European tour next […]

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Interview: Trivium’s Matt Heafy calls last three drummers “session players,” talks black metal influence in band

Posted by on January 19, 2017

Matt Heafy is easily one of the most driven, focused, and wildly talented musicians to ever spread his serpentine seed upon the metal domain. Not only does the guy have chops, he’s an incredible songwriter as well – inflicting insane amounts of melody into his technically intricate, musician-humbling creations, underscoring a new breed of what […]

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Countdown to deathcore extinction, or just a slow death? Carnifex weighs in

Posted by on January 18, 2017

Remember the late nineties?  A time after grunge and post-grunge, when nu-metal bands were a dime a dozen? Many praised this subgenre that welcomed bands like Slipknot, KoRn, Disturbed, and loads more. It was an amazing time to be “nu,” despite wondering if the next metal genre would be called nu-nu or nuer. Eventually, this […]

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