Category Archives: Interviews

A conversation with Oli and Jared of Archspire

Posted by on July 10, 2019

Archspire recently wrapped up Tech Trek V and Metal Insider caught up with vocalist Oliver Rae Aleron and bassist Jared Smith at their stop in Philadelphia, PA.  We spoke about a variety of things, most especially that the band is already working on new material. You guys are in a very niche genre.  What are […]

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Metal Insider talks with Rae from Immortal Bird about ‘Thrive on Neglect’

Posted by on July 8, 2019

Chicago’s Immortal Bird just released a pummeling and pulverizing new record, Thrive on Neglect, which arrived on July 5 via 20 Buck Spin records.  We took a moment to catch up with vocalist Rae to talk a bit about it: The new record is pretty incredible and blisteringly heavy.  Can you tell us about your approach […]

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Interview: Gears drummer Jimmy Wooten on working with Sevendust’s Lajon Witherspoon

Posted by on June 20, 2019

Miami hard rockers Gears recently dropped their new single “Tango Yankee,” which featured the one and only Lajon Witherspoon of Sevendust. The group has already gone through a wave of challenges, however, nothing has stopped them from creating music. We recently caught up with drummer Jimmy Wooten to discuss more about these said challenges, their […]

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Interview: The Stoned on their return to Brooklyn in a decade

Posted by on June 13, 2019

This Sunday (16th) the Stoned will be joining Warrior Soul for the final date of their tour at Lucky 13’s Saloon in Brooklyn, NY. This marks the group’s first Brooklyn performance in a decade as they are calling this show the “re-union of the re-union show!” The band originally started out as a side project […]

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Interview: Paralandra’s Casandra Carson on tour w/Yngwie Malmsteen, future plans, and more

Posted by on June 7, 2019

Springfield Missouri rockers, Paralandra have been touring across the United States as they’ve been supporting legendary guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen’s headlining trek. We caught up with guitarist/vocalist Casandra Carson to discuss their latest EP Ascension, their overall sound, and more. How long did it take for you to make Ascension? Not long, we were only in […]

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