Interviews

metaldays

MetalDays organiser Boban Milunovic “Every customer is a guest of mine”

MetalDays is a festival located in Slovenia – and it’s Awesome! It’s not too big, it’s not too small. It’s a place where people come together from all over the world for a holiday, and to appreciate metal music.  Read our review of MetalDays 2016 in Issue 10 of RAMzine here. Victoria caught up with MetalDays organiser Boban Milunovic to find ...

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Anti-Clone feat

Interview: Anti Clone – Bloodstock 2016 (audio and gallery)

Ask anyone about new metal as soon as three years ago and they would say it’s as dead as grunge was in 1999. Fast forward to today and there are many bands who are proud to take on the label, plus many bands like Skindred and Linkin Park who never went away. One of the younger bands who are trying ...

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rich ward

Interview: Rich Ward of Stuck Mojo / Fozzy – Bloodstock 2016 (audio)

Known as ‘The Duke’ due to his innovative playing style – guitarist Rich Ward has had a glittering career in the world over the past three decades. Starting with rap-rock pioneers Stuck Mojo in the 90s and more recently with Fozzy and a few other projects in between – there’s no denying Ward hasn’t put the eg-work in. We caught ...

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Evil Scarecrow (9)

Interview: Evil Scarecrow -Bloodstock 2016 (Podcast & Gallery)

The Nottingham monster-metallers are somewhat of an institution at Bloodstock-Open-Air having played there four times, and always manage to draw a crowd and get them dancing. With a new album and set of live dates on the way – we caught up with drummer Ringmaster Monty Blitzfist, bassist Kraven Morrdeth, and keyboard player Princess Luxury.  We talk about dance routines, ...

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Diamond Head feat

Interview: Brian Tatler of Diamond Head – Bloodstock 2016

Diamond Head have been cited by  ‘The Big 4’ thrash metal bands as a big influence in terms of guitar work and song-writing. Also being part of the 80s British metal scene with Maiden and Def Lep, it’s clear why Brian Tatler and the Stourbridge boys have had such a big following. Now in their 40th year, Diamond Head topped ...

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gloryhammer

Interview: Gloryhammer – Bloodstock 2016

Swords and sorcery go hand-in-hand with OTT power metal, so it make sense that Anglo-Swiss power metallers Gloryhammer have such a devote following. Known for anthems like ‘Angus McFife’ and ‘The Unicorn Invasion of Dundee’, the five-piece have dropped the medieval armour for space-age superpowers. After a storming set at Bloodstock 2016, we caught up with drummer Ben Turk aka ...

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Dragonforce feat

Interview: DragonForce guitarist Herman Li – Bloodstock 2016 (Podcast & Gallery)

Anyone who has even dabbled in rock and metal in the past decade has surely heard the anthem that is ‘Fire and The Flames’ known for its intricate guitar work and power-metal vocals. By popular demand the track was even featured on Guitar Hero III and usually seen as the most challenging track to master. Since then the five-piece have ...

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anthrax

Interview: Anthrax guitarist Jon Donais – Bloodstock 2016

Imagine being in an amazing band like Shadows Fall, now imagine being chosen to be the guitarist of one of your favourite bands growing up. This kinda happened to Jon Donais, who has been a full-time member of iconic thrash band Anthrax since 2013. Earlier this year Anthrax released ‘For All Kings’ featuring Donais. We caught up with Jon at ...

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Phil Campbell feat

Interview: Phil Campbell and The Bastard Sons – Bloodstock 2016

No stranger to Bloodstock having played here in 2014 on the  Jagermeister stage, not to say he is fresh to this as he played in the legendary Motorhead for 30 years (as you may know) as well as many other bands. Sadly at the end of 2015 we lost the legend that is Lemmy. Dedicating his set to the great ...

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devil driver

Interview: Dez Fafara of DevilDriver at MetalDays

Victoria Purcell caught up with Dez Fafara of DevilDriver at MetalDays Festival in Slovenia. The band played an outstanding set on the main stage which saw many a head bang along to new tracks from their new album. The festival was the start of DevilDrivers Trust No One Tour, which they are currently on. In this interview Victoria talks to ...

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