Interviews

Interview with Suicide Silence at MetalDays 2015

Victoria Purcell (VP) caught up with Eddie Hermida (vocals) and Mark Heylmun (guitar) of Suicide Silence at MetalDays Festival 2015. Amongst talking about the beautiful location of the festival in Slovenia, VP asks the band their take on the music industry today. They are keen to show their take no bullshit attitude on things. After their tour with Korn in the ...

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Interview with Hardcore Superstar at MetalDays 2015

Victoria Purcell caught up with Jocke Berg (vocalist) of Hardcore Superstar at MetalDays Festival 2015. Hardcore Superstar brought some flavor to MetalDays, playing a set that showcased more of a party vibe than any other band I had seen all weekend. You can really rock out with this band, as they promote feelings of debauchery and angst. The band have ...

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Interview with Fear Factory at Metaldays 2015

Victoria Purcell caught up with Burton C. Bell (vocalist) of Fear Factory, at MetalDays Festival 2015 in Slovenia. Fear Factory have now released their 9th studio album Genexus through Nuclear Blast Entertainment. We ask Burton the meaning behind the album tittle, he tells us “Genexus [was] a word with no definition to it… so we created our own definition to it; we ...

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Interview with Pink Cigar

If you yearn for the days when rock ‘n’ roll had a little bit of a kick to it, you need to listen to Pink Cigar. With their swinging, growling riffs, and lyrics that drip with Soho sleaze, this 4-piece has just about everything that a rocker could need. Don’t get it wrong though: they’re no mere throwback. They’re live ...

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Interview with Dream Theater at Metaldays 2015

Victoria Purcell caught up with James LaBrie of Dream Theater, prior to the bands performance at MetalDays Festival in Slovenia. We talk about the beautiful country of Slovenia – during MetalDays festival it was a at least 35 degrees everyday. James mentions that the band had previously played Slovenia during an ice storm! Amongst talking song durations, and the hallmark ...

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Interview with Cut Up

The towering compositions rage with an attention seeking attitude that suggests this band will not stop until they are where they want to be! And if that means pillage, and plunder then so be it! See our full review of Cut Up ‘Forensic Nightmares’ here. There is no escaping the brutal antics of Cut Up their name says it all ...

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Interview with H.E.A.T. at Download Festival

VP caught up with Crash, the drummer of Swedish band H.E.A.T. at Download Festival 2015. The band are fast hitting up the Hard Rock scene in the UK! Having this year played HRH United Festival in the UK and now landing an excellent slot at Download on the second stage right between super-band The Dead Daises, and Helsinki epic-rockers, Von ...

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Interview with Insomnium at Download Festival

We caught up with Markus Vanhala (guitars) of Insomnium. Their last album ‘Shadows of The Dying Sun‘ was released via Century Media in 2014, and Markus tells us “We have plans to release something next year”. The band are set to head out on their North American Tour next month. Watch the full interview here: INSOMNIUM ‘While We Sleep’ (OFFICIAL ...

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Interview: Ryan Hamilton

From indie band Smile Smile to collaboration with Jaret Reddick as People On Vacation, and now his solo material – Ryan Hamilton has been a busy boy lately. We caught up with him to talk about his solo material, playing gigs in peoples houses, Noel Gallagher, cassettes and the current music industry. What sets your solo material aside from your ...

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Interview with The Qemists at Download Festival

Nat caught up with Olly (Simmons) from The Qemists at Download 2015 to discuss the new line up, the up coming album and playing the infamous Download itself! Over the past couple of years The Qemists have gone from strength to strength from supporting artists such as Enter Shikari on their 2009 world tour amongst others to now playing their ...

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