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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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Interview: The Sword’s Kyle Shutt & Bryan Richie discuss ‘Used Future’ and more

Posted by on July 3, 2018

The Sword released their overall sixth studio album Used Future this past March and these Texas doom metallers have been traveling ever since to support their latest effort. We were recently at their show at NYC’s Irving Plaza and were lucky to have the chance to speak to Kyle Shutt (guitarist) and Bryan Richie (bass/synthesizers). […]

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Interview: Oceans of Slumber’s Cammie Gilbert on ‘The Banished Heart,’ Prog Power, sleepless nights, and more

Posted by on July 2, 2018

Oceans of Slumber’s new album The Banished Heart was released this past March via Century Media and it’s already on Metal Hammer’s top 50 best albums of 2018 so far. When it comes to life’s hardships, these Texas metallers refuse to sugarcoat anything and expresses these obstacles through innovative progressive beats. When the group stopped […]

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