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Category Archives: Interviews

Interview: Dir En Grey on their return to North America in four years

Posted by on December 9, 2019

Written by Metal Insider guest contributor Austin Rowey   Japan’s avant-garde metal phenomenon, Dir En Grey, masters of the bizarre, uncommon and uncanny, have returned to North America for the first time since 2015. With a headlining tour, TOUR19 This Way to Self-Destruction, consisting of eight dates in the U.S. and one in Mexico throughout December. […]

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Trey Pemberton on Creeping Death’s debut album ‘Wretched Illusions’

Posted by on December 5, 2019

Texas death metallers Creeping Death have unleashed their debut album, Wretched Illusions, on September 27th via eOne (order here). Their record has already been featured on year-end lists, including Revolver’s Best Songs of 2019. While the band is wrapping up their tour with High on Fire and Power Trip, guitarist Trey Pemberton managed to take […]

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Stone Sour’s Josh Rand on giving back to fans with ‘Live in Reno’

Posted by on December 5, 2019

After twenty-seven years, Stone Sour will release their first-ever official live album. Hello, You Bastards: Live in Reno on December 13th (pre-order here). We caught up with guitarist Josh Rand to discuss the live record, the history of Stone Sour, and more.   How did you guys select the Reno show to be the one […]

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Tommy Victor talks Prong’s ‘Age of Defiance’ and today’s “hipster metal”

Posted by on December 4, 2019

Tommy Victor has a lot to say, much more than Prong’s latest EP Age Of Defiance, which was released on November 29th via Steamhammer (order here). Between his extensive career with Prong and Danzig, Victor has experienced a whole world of changes in the metal community over the years. It’s no secret that there has […]

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A conversation with Leah on ‘Ancient Winter’

Posted by on December 4, 2019

Leah’s new album Ancient Winter was released on November 15th (order here). The Canadian Celtic singer has wholly stripped out metal on her latest effort as it consists of five original tracks and three traditional century medieval songs. This record pairs well with fans of Loreena Mckennitt and Blackmore’s Night, and it’s the perfect “holiday” […]

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