Category Archives: Interviews

Per Wiberg discusses the thrill of playing in Kamchatka

Posted by on July 1, 2015

You might know Per Wiberg best for his work as a keyboardist, whether it’s with prog metal acts like Opeth or stoner rock supergroups like Spiritual Beggars. Since 2013, though, Wiberg has been handling bass duties for powerhouse trio Kamchatka. What was supposed to simply be some studio work turned into a full time gig […]

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Interview: Jodi Cachia on being Grandma in King Diamond stage show

Posted by on June 29, 2015

Thanks to the opening line of “Welcome Home” from 1988’s Them, the word most frequently associated with King Diamond is “grandma.” And audiences around the country will find out why, as King plays the Mayhem Fest as direct support for Slayer. Philly-area artist and graphic designer Jodi Cachia has been portraying King’s grandma and other characters […]

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Eddie Van Halen talks musical preferences (or lack thereof), old and new band members

Posted by on June 19, 2015

Legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen recently spoke in length to Billboard from his home studio in Studio City, CA about all sorts of things – his past addictions, fighting cancer, the struggles (and bandmates) that stand in the way of a new Van Halen record and the fact that he really doesn’t listen to music […]

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The Unravelling Talk Struggles, New Sound

Posted by on June 17, 2015

Canadian Industrial Metal duo The Unravelling have had quite the journey. In 2010, they released their critically acclaimed debut 13 Arcane Hymns. At what seemed like the breakthrough they had so deserved, singer Steve Moore was diagnosed with cancer, putting the band on an indefinite hiatus. During this time, instrumentalist Gustavo de Beauville became heavily involved with soundtrack […]

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Matt Pike from High on Fire believes 9/11 was an inside job

Posted by on June 9, 2015

With their seventh album, Luminiferous, coming out next week, High on Fire and their frontman Matt Pike are making the press rounds. And while getting interviewed by the increasingly more metal Rolling Stone is certainly a high point, it pretty much outs Pike as a conspiracy theorist to the Dave Mustaine degree. We knew that the album’s concept […]

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