Category Archives: Interviews

Interview: Johan Hegg talks new Amon Amarth album, internet trolls

Posted by on February 12, 2016

Although Amon Amarth don’t necessarily want to be known as a viking metal band, by naming their forthcoming album Jomsviking, the Swedish metal band all but promised that they’re going to continue to be known for it. There’s also the fact that frontman Johan Hegg looks enough like a Viking to have starred in Northmen: A Viking […]

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Behemoth’s Nergal working on a “blues, country, folk” album for later this year

Posted by on February 10, 2016

Nergal sings the blues? That’s our suggested album title for the solo album from Behemoth frontman Nergal. While blues, country and folk are about the farthest thing away from Behemoth’s black metal excellence, that’s what he describes as the sound of his forthcoming solo debut. Last year, he said the music he was working on for […]

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Interview: Mike Semesky of Ordinance discusses Roman history and even more concept albums

Posted by on February 5, 2016

When we last talked to Mike Semesky, he spoke at length about the debut of his project Rest Among Ruins and his love for concept albums. Now, the Maryland native is back with another concept piece, the sophomore album The Ides of March for his band Ordinance. Following our debut of the track “Of the Fatherland” last week, […]

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Interview: Sevendust frontman speaks about upcoming tour, Grammy nomination

Posted by on February 2, 2016

Sevendust has a great year coming up with their new upcoming tour with Trivium and Like a Storm, a Grammy nomination for “Best Metal Performance” category and getting a big marketing boost by appearing at the Apple conference during the keynotes surely added more hype to what’s next. We sat down with frontman Lajon Witherspoon and discussed […]

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Interview: Textures Guitarist Talks About ‘Phenotype’ & ‘Genotype’ Albums

Posted by on January 22, 2016

Fans haven’t heard any material from Dutch progressive metal group Textures in almost five years, but in a recent announcement, we found out they are being treated to two separate upcoming albums. We spoke to guitarist Bart Hennephof about Phenotype and next year’s Genotype. You can read about the LPs and other answers below.   So first of […]

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