Interviews

Claire Percival of Dead Label at Download Festival

Claire Percival of Dead Label at Download Festival

The sun was shining, the atmosphere was great and the cherry on the cake was catching up with Dead Label drummer, Claire, for a chat.  We discussed their new single ‘Pure Chaos’ and the dark story inspired by Jim Crow portrayed in the video for it. We also talk about the UK and European dates Dead Label have just announced ...

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Interview with Andy Copping – Download Festival Booker

In 2003, Andy Copping, John Probyn and Stuart Galbraith put on the very first Download Festival. Read Download Festival – The Evolution of Rock here. Fast track 14-years on and we caught up with Andy to discuss how the legendary festival has evolved into a household name. With every event, there are often things that go wrong that can cause ...

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Motionless in White

Motionless in White at Download Festival

We caught up with Ricky from Motionless In White to discuss their main stage debut at Download! Having supported Manson on the second stage back in 2015, this year saw Motionless in White supporting System of a Down on the legendary Lemmy Stage at Download. We also discussed new album Graveyard Shift, the evolution of their sound, along with what it ...

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Reba Meyers of Code Orange at Download Festival

Code Orange have had a great year. Since signing with Roadrunner Records in April 2016, they went on to release their best album to date, then joined Gojira on tour! Forever is said to push the boundaries of Hardcore, bumping into guitarist and vocalist Reba Meyers at Download Festival, we ask her about this. We also talk about the importance of the ...

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The Devil Wears Prada

The Devil Wears Prada at Download Festival

Vicky bumped into Jeremy DePoyster (Guitar/Vocals) and Andy Trick (Bass) of The Devil Wears Prada at Download Festival, so had a quick catch-up to find out how they were enjoying the festival and to talk about the new album Transit Blues. Transit Blues is The Devil Wears Prada’s sixth studio album, out now via Rise Records. During the interview, we talk about ...

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The One Hundred

Jacob Field of The One Hundred at Download Festival

Fresh from his performance at Download Festival we caught up with Jacob Field of The One Hundred! Jacob describes the band’s sound as “Pop-NuMetal-Rock-Hybrid – Chris Brown meets Slipknot”. If you haven’t heard them yet, then check out new single ‘Monster’ here. The single is taken from the band’s new album Chaos + Bliss which is out now on Spinefarm Records. Jacob tells us ...

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Red Sun Rising at Download Festival

We caught up with Mike from Red Sun Rising on Friday afternoon at Download Festival to discuss the band’s new video ‘Uninvited’ which you can check out below. Hailing from Ohio, we gave Mike a short quiz to familiarise himself with European terminology to help him during the rest of his UK visit. Red Sun Rising are known for their ...

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Destrage

Interview: Destrage on Djent, Manchester 02 Ritz

Destrage have started to make a name for themselves over the past few years, touring with bands like Sikth, Protest the Hero and Periphery and while they still have some ways to go in terms of making a fan base in England but are certainly no strangers to our shores, I spoke to Paolo Colavolpe and Federico Paulovich where we ...

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The Living End

Interview with Australian punk rock band The Living End!

The Living End are an Australian punk rock band, which formed in 1994. Since 2002 the line up consists of Chris Cheney (vocals, guitar), Scott Owen (double bass, vocals) and Andy Strachan (drums). The band rose to fame in 1997 after the release of their double A-sided single, ‘Second Solution’ / ‘Prisoner of Society’ which peaked at No. 4 on ...

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ALESTORM

We spoke to ALESTORM in Hafan y (Hammerfest)

It’s time to tell you a tale of another band which you simply must watch at Download Festival. It was a rare sunny weekend in Hafan y Môr on the shores of North Wales that we found ourselves in conversation with five drunken pirates who had travelled all the way from The Banana Islands or Sierra Leone… supposedly. ALESTORM is ...

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