Category Archives: Interviews

Suicide Silence’s Eddie Hermida: “It’s like being the first round pick of the NFL draft”

Posted by on July 31, 2014

Hernan “Eddie” Hermida had big shoes to fill when assuming the vocal duties for Suicide Silence. One of deathcore’s most popular rising bands, they’d just signed with Nuclear Blast when singer Mitch Lucker died in a motorcycle accident. Hermida, who’d been in All Shall Perish, stepped into the vacant slot like he’d been in the […]

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Steve “Zetro” Souza on his return and future with Exodus

Posted by on July 29, 2014

There’s no denying that Steve “Zetro” Souza left a massive imprint in Exodus, having sung on five albums between 1987 and 1992 (as well as the thrash legend’s 2004 comeback album Tempo Of The Damned). However, Zetro’s return to Exodus last month was nonetheless a shocker. For starters, things seemed to be going swell for […]

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Interview: DragonForce’s Herman Li and Sam Totman talk ‘Maximum Overload,’ touring plans, Babymetal

Posted by on July 24, 2014

DragonForce is a power metal band based out of London, England. They will be releasing their sixth album, Maximum Overload this August 18th (EU) and 19th (US) via Metal Blade Records (US) and earMUSIC (EU). This is the second album to feature new vocalist Marc Hudson, and the first to feature a cover song. Although […]

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Wretched talk Mayhem, evolution of sound and gore

Posted by on July 16, 2014

North Carolina’s technical, thrashy, death metal quintet Wretched has slowly been pushing their way up through the underground scene since 2005. Known for tight riffs, methodical solos and instrumental tracks weaved into each album, Wretched’s latest release Cannibal via Victory Records provides all the above and more in a solid, “cut the fat” heavy record. The album […]

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Interview with Judas Priest: ‘We didn’t know whether it would work or not with Richie’: win a signed CD

Posted by on July 11, 2014

On Tuesday, Judas Priest’s 17th studio album, Redeemer of Souls was released. Over 40 years into the legendary metal band’s career, that’s an accomplishment, especially considering that there was a chance it might not happen. In 2011, guitarist K.K. Downing, who’d been in the band since 1970, left the band just before their Epitaph world tour, […]

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