Category Archives: Interviews

Interview: Delain’s Charlotte Wessels talks about a year on tour and new music

Posted by on April 17, 2015

Delain is currently on the road with Nightwish and Sabaton, continuing to support their breakout fourth album The Human Contradiction. We’ve had the chance to speak with singer Charlotte Wessels a couple of times in the past, and she graciously joined us again on the first night of the tour, at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan, […]

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Brian Fair talks Overcast, Downpour, New England Metalfest

Posted by on April 15, 2015

One of the most recognizable faces of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal was Shadows Fall frontman Brian Fair, whose floor-length dreadlocks and signature vocal style put him alongside Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe and Hatebreed’s Jamey Jasta as the leaders of the movement. On a hiatus of sorts, Shadows Fall isn’t playing the […]

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Interview: Gary Holt talks Exodus, Slayer, being managed by Chuck Billy

Posted by on April 14, 2015

James Brown might have been the hardest working man in show business, but Exodus guitarist Gary Holt is surely the hardest-working guitarist. In addition to the band he’s been in since 1981, he’s also Slayer’s guitarist, a position which sadly became permanent in 2013 when Jeff Hanneman died. With Exodus on the road with Testament […]

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Interview: Shattered Sun vocalist Marcus Leal talks debut album, working with Chuck Billy

Posted by on April 13, 2015

Shattered Sun is Victory Records’ latest metal acquisition. The young sextet, from a small town just outside Corpus Christi, TX, has recently been thrust into high notoriety in anticipation of their upcoming full-length debut, Hope Within Hatred. The band caught the attention of Testament vocalist Chuck Billy, and his promotion company Breaking Bands, which we […]

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