Lindsay chats with James McBain, better known as Hellripper; “Scotland’s King of the Arcane Mosh” (- Metal Hammer). They chat about being a one man band, influences, the Scottish Alternative Music Awards and a hilariously unfortunate elevator incident at the Damnation Festival.
James says on his sound: “Black speed metal; that’s how I describe it. I’ve heard it described as Black Metal, Thrash Metal, Metal Punk, Black Thrash, whatever. I call it Speed Metal mainly because it’s fast, yeah there’s a lot of different influences.”
Watch the full video interview below!
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Lindsay C is a long-time metalhead, aspiring biker and caffeine enthusiast based in Scotland, UK. You can check out her weekly album reviews and regular articles/interviews @thisdayinmetal on Twitter/Instagram.
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