Interviews

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Interview: Clay Gober of Polyphia

Everyone on this planet goes nuts for a crackin’ groove; that’s just a fact. If there should so happen to be some quality finger smokin’ shred layered over the top of that, you got yourself a winning combo right there. Even if instrumental guitar-twiddliness isn’t your thing, we’d find it quite hard to find anyone who couldn’t get their ears ...

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Amaranthe “You need to be both humble and tough in this industry” Interview (audio)

So many metal bands today blur the boundaries with other genres, Swedish melodic metalheads Amaranthe are a great example of this. Elize Ryd and co. fuse metal, pop, Swedish folk, EDM and pretty much every other genre they can squeeze in there. Amaranthe have just released their new album ‘Helix’  via Spinefarm / Universal. Watch this space for a review ...

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Glass Tiger’s Alan Frew Interviewed

Canadian rock band Glass Tiger, return to the UK to play a rare concert at the University of London Union Live on Friday 19th October  and the Rockingham Festival on Sunday 21st October. Best known for their 1986 UK Top 40 hit single ‘Don’t Forget Me (When I’m Gone)’ and 1991’s ‘My Town’ featuring Rod Stewart, Glass Tiger celebrated their 30th Anniversary earlier this year by releasing a new album entitled 31, ...

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Damon Johnson

Damon Johnson goes solo ‘I think fans are gonna be pleased with this record & pleased to know I’m now committed to this full-time.’

Damon Johnson is kick-starting his solo career with new album Memoirs Of An Upraising, out on the 9th of November. The superstar guitarist who has been part of world famous bands such as Alice Cooper, Thin Lizzy, Brother Cane and Black Star Riders is currently playing an acoustic tour with band mate Ricky Warwick where they perform songs throughout their ...

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Venom, Inc. “We’re probably the only band with a real zombie” Bloodstock 2018 Interview (Audio)

In 2014 former members of the iconic metal band Venom came together to form Venom, Inc. This included original guitarist Jeff ‘Mantas’ Dunn, former vocalist  Tony ‘Demolition Man’ Dolan, and drummer Anthony ‘Abbadon’ Bray. Having toured the world playing the Venom back-catalogue, they started writing new material and in 2017 were signed to Nuclear Blast. This lead to the instant ...

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Chris Jericho “I don’t juggle my careers – Fozzy is my priority” Bloodstock 2018 Interview

Chris Jericho really is a man with his fingers in a lot of pies lately: He is touring the world with his band Fozzy, who have a major hit album on their hands in ‘Judas’. He is still one of the most talked about names in the world of wrestling and recently captured the IWGP Intercontinental Championship in Japan. He ...

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Glenn Hughes Interview

Black Country Communion, Black Sabbath and Trapeze are among the bands Glenn Hughes has played and sung with, alongside investing time in a healthy solo career in more recent years. Now the Cannock-born vocalist and bass player is putting the two sides of his musical career together . September through to October will find Hughes’ solo band performing with him ...

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Hardcore Superstar 2018

Hardcore Superstar ‘We are 100% satisfied with this album, that’s what we are… and you can’t kill’ our Rock ‘N Roll

The Swedish four-piece are soon releasing their 11th album titled You Can’t Kill My Rock ‘N Roll out on September 21st. The twelve songs have been recorded throughout 2017 and early 2018 and overall this record sounds very catchy and well written. With four singles already out ‘Have Mercy On Me’, ‘Bring The House Down’, ‘Electric Rider’ and ‘Baboon’ the success ...

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Doro “Seeing more women in metal makes me happy” Bloodstock 2018 Interview

Dorothee Pesch, better known as Doro, has been on the rock and metal scene for decades. She first caught the world’s attention by way of her band Warlock, one of the most successful German metal bands of the 1980s. After they disbanded in 1989, Doro continued performing as a solo artist. She also performed at Bloodstock Festival, headlining the Sophie ...

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Lowlives’ Lee Villain”Feels amazing being in a band with 3 unreal players” Interview

Featuring former members of The Defiled, Amen, No Devotion, and The Ataris:  Lowlives have had a really impressive year since they have formed. Firstly, they have passed 45,000 streams on Spotify of their single ‘Burn Forever’, as well as performing a session for the Radio 1 Rock Show, and even selling out their first London headline show. The alt-rock supergroup ...

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