Category Archives: Interviews

Wretched talk Mayhem, evolution of sound and gore

Posted by on July 16, 2014

North Carolina’s technical, thrashy, death metal quintet Wretched has slowly been pushing their way up through the underground scene since 2005. Known for tight riffs, methodical solos and instrumental tracks weaved into each album, Wretched’s latest release Cannibal via Victory Records provides all the above and more in a solid, “cut the fat” heavy record. The album […]

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Interview with Judas Priest: ‘We didn’t know whether it would work or not with Richie’: win a signed CD

Posted by on July 11, 2014

On Tuesday, Judas Priest’s 17th studio album, Redeemer of Souls was released. Over 40 years into the legendary metal band’s career, that’s an accomplishment, especially considering that there was a chance it might not happen. In 2011, guitarist K.K. Downing, who’d been in the band since 1970, left the band just before their Epitaph world tour, […]

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Interview: Cannibal Corpse discuss death metal’s legacy, staying fresh 26 years in

Posted by on July 10, 2014

A death metal band of 26 years like Cannibal Corpse is used to causing uproar when they tour and release new music. On the cusp of releasing their 13th studio album A Skeletal Domain, fans will receive a dual strike as Cannibal Corpse promotes the album, coming via Metal Blade Records in September, on the […]

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Tesla’s Frank Hannon talks ‘Simplicity,’ longevity, being lumped in with hair metal

Posted by on July 8, 2014

Tesla took a lot of people  by surprise when their seventh studio album, Simplicity, debuted just outside of the top 20, selling over 13,000 copies. Their first album in six years, it doesn’t deviate that far from the relatively straightforward heavy rock that netted them a string of gold and platinum albums in the ’80s […]

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Miss May I talk Mayhem, being signed in high school

Posted by on July 3, 2014

Young metalcore band Miss May I are proof that your upbringing doesn’t cap your potential. Coming from a small town of around 25,000 in the heartland of Ohio, the quintet took hold of their future as teenagers while still attending high school. Rise Records signed the band in 2008 a year after their formation and […]

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