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Metal Insider Interviews Dwid Hellion of Integrity

Posted by on July 20, 2018

Integrity, following up their incredible 2017 release “Howling, for the Nightmare Shall Consume,” release a new Split LP with Krieg in August (which I review here).  I recently caught up with Dwid Hellion of Integrity…   Can you tell us how this split with Krieg was conceived and came to fruition?   Many years ago, […]

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Black Fast’s Aaron Akin, “would like to leave this continent and go play our dumb songs”

Posted by on July 18, 2018

  St. Louis thrash metallers, Black Fast just released their new album Spectre of Ruin via eOne (order here). The group has come along the way both technical and creative as they continue to bring a killer performance whether it’s live or through a studio recording. The group recently stopped at Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus (16th), […]

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Interview: Epica’s Simone Simons on ‘Attack on Titan’, ‘Essence of Epica,’ and more

Posted by on July 16, 2018

Dutch symphonic metal titans Epica’s new EP Epica Vs. Attack on Titan is scheduled to arrive this Friday (20th) via Nuclear Blast (pre-order here). This will be the second EP the group has released when it was just last year they dropped The Solace System back in September 2017. While the group seems to be […]

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Interview: Dez Fafara talks ‘Outlaws Till the End,’ EPs being a waste of time, bands needing to kick it up a notch

Posted by on July 9, 2018

Devildriver’s Dez Fafara called into WMSC/Montclair’s The Metal Teddy Bear Experience to discuss the fresh new release, Outlaws Till The End Vol.1. The frontman discussed how the idea of a metal country covers album came to fruition and how other musicians were eager to be a guest on the record. He also expressed his concerns […]

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Interview: Night Verses drummer Aric Improta on ‘From the Gallery of Sleep,’ instrumental direction & more

Posted by on July 9, 2018

LA progressive rockers Night Verses’ new album From the Gallery of Sleep has finally arrived on June 29th via Equal Vision Records. Music for this record was composed between 2014 and 2017 and it is the next step for the group as an instrumental trio since vocalist Douglas Robinson officially parted ways last Fall. The […]

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