Tag: interview

  • Interview: Matt Walters / Freedom of Fear

    Interview: Matt Walters / Freedom of Fear

    For those of you who have read my review of the latest release from Freedom of Fear (see the link at the bottom óf the article), you will know how much I enjoyed it. So it was pleasure to be able to sit and talk to guitarist Matt Walters and have the opportunity to learn […]

  • Interview: David Davidson – Revocation

    Interview: David Davidson – Revocation

    On the 9th September 2022, our ears will be blessed with the eighth full-length album from Revocation called “Netherheaven” (via Metal Blade Records). I had the pleasure of talking to ‘The King of Yellow’ himself, David Davidson – vocalist and guitarist of Revocation. The band say that the songs on this album are“evil and sinister […]

  • Interview: Tom Cronin – Celestial Sanctuary

    Interview: Tom Cronin – Celestial Sanctuary

    As pioneers of the NWOBDM scene, I was honoured to sit and have a chat with the very lovely Tom (guitar and vocals) from Celestial Sanctuary. We spoke about their previous album “Soul Diminished”, their upcoming new track and split record and (of course) the Spice Girls! Check out the full interview below (which starts […]

  • Interview: BATTLEGRAVE

    Interview: BATTLEGRAVE

    After releasing their first full-length album “Relics of a Dead Earth” four years ago, BATTLEGRAVE are back with their new album “Cavernous Depths” (released on the 22nd July 2022 via Bitter Loss Records). The Australian duo are showing the world exactly how death-thrash should be done, with a 10-track album packed with stank-face worthy extreme […]

  • Interview: Psycroptic / Dave Haley

    Interview: Psycroptic / Dave Haley

    In the running up to the release of Psycroptic‘s 8th full-length album “Divine Council” (Prosthetic Records), I sat down with drummer Dave Haley (pictured left in the photo) to talk about it. We talked about how the recording process was affected by the pandemic, the beautiful album artwork and the best/worst parts of being a […]

  • Drummers: Interview with AJ Viana (Hath)

    Drummers: Interview with AJ Viana (Hath)

    As part of my ongoing “drummers” mini-series, I sat down for a chat with the lovely AJ Viana who plays drums in the bands Hath (blackened death), Cognitive (tech-death/deathcore), Ophidius (instrumental tech-death) and The American Standard (hard rock). We spoke about how he got into drumming, his work producing and mixing metal albums, his opinion […]

  • Interview: The Machinist

    Interview: The Machinist

    Founded in 2012, The Machinist are a female-fronted hardcore/deathcore band from NY. The band is made up of singer Amanda Gjelaj, guitarist Josh Gomez and drummer Steve Ciorciari. They’re about to release their second full-length album All Is Not Well on Friday 8th July 2022, via Prosthetic Records, and I sat down to interview guitarist […]

  • Interview with Jeff Saltzman (Allegaeon)

    Interview with Jeff Saltzman (Allegaeon)

    This is the first interview of my new mini-series for This Day In Metal, where I will be focusing on extreme metal drummers. Last week (Friday the 6th May) I had the pleasure of nerding out about being a drummer, with the amazingly talented and dedicated drummer Jeff Saltzman. At the age of 27, he’s […]

  • INTERVIEW: Alexander Jones – Undeath

    INTERVIEW: Alexander Jones – Undeath

    I had the pleasure of talking to the man behind the brutal vocals of the death metal band Undeath, Alexander Jones. We spoke about the making of the new album, upcoming tours and the best and worst parts of being a musician. The new album “It’s Time…To Rise From The Grave” will be released on […]