Interviews

shrouded

Shrouded -Road To Bloodstock 2017

The last in our interviews leading up to this year’s epic Bloodstock Festival. The band in question are melodic death-metallers -Shrouded.  We spoke to vocalist/guitarist Shane Hughes about winning the Belfast M2TM, what it is like to play Bloodstock, and his influences. … How does it feel to play Bloodstock 2017? It’s totally surreal. It’s been a lifelong dream of ...

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decrepit monolith

Decrepit Monolith – Road To Bloodstock 2017

Next in our series of interviews on the road to Bloodstock 2017, with the festival starting tomorrow, are Newcastle’s Metal 2 The Masses winners – Decrepit Monolith. We spoke to vocalist Odious and guitarist Baal about their contribution to the M2TM competition, their influences, and their famous ‘Fuck Your Faith’ slogan. … How does it feel to play Bloodstock 2017? ...

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spyder

Spyder Byte – Road To Bloodstock 2017

Next on our series of interviews and features are unsigned Kent sleaze-metallers Spyder Byte. make sure you check them out on Bloodstock’s famous bar-come-stage combo – The Jagermeister Stage. This stage has hosted the likes of Phil Campbell and Knock Out Kaine in the past, and welcome a whole new roster of bands in 2017. We spoke to vocalist Daniel ...

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Igorrr

Igorrr “From Baroque to Death Metal to Electronic and Balkan”

We sent our friend Mike James to interview Igorrr when they recently played at UK Tech-Fest and as they are a crazy strange band Mike asked them some crazy strange questions check it out… Please introduce yourself, what you do in the band and give us a brief history of the band and your style? I’m Gautier, I created the ...

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wind rose

Wind Rose on the Road to Bloodstock 2017

Bloodstock 2017 is just on the horizon, and the full line-up is ready and in place. One thing some fans forget is that there are bands performing on the Thursday night before the festival officially starts, in the past, we have had fantastic performances from the likes of Phil Campbell, ArnoCorps, and Bull Riff Stampede. 2017 sees headliners Battle Beast, ...

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kim seviour

Kim Seviour discusses album ‘Recovery Is Learning’ – Part 2

Last week you may have caught part one of the interview with former Touchstone front-woman, Kim Seviour, on Prog. Wouldn’t you know it, we have part 2 of this interview with the pink-haired prog songstress. If you missed the first part, we have post a link below part 2. Part 2: You can find out what we thought of Kim ...

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GUN

Interview: GUN – Back with new album ‘Favourite Pleasures’

Glasgow hard rock band GUN formed all the way back in 1987, split up and reformed in 2008. They toured with many big names like Bon Jovi, fellow Scots Simple Minds and music idols The Rolling Stones, not to mention sold out many of their own headline shows. Gun’s flame burned brightly with the success of their debut album Taking ...

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The Dead Daisies

The Dead Daisies at Download Festival

Influenced by 70s and early 80s rock, The Dead Daisies sound is soulful and accessible – equal parts of Aerosmith, Bad Company and Foreigner: muscular vocals, bluesy riffs, big choruses, powerful melodies and strong hooks. This band is the perfect representation of Rock and Roll thanks to the great mix of talented musicians and energetic live shows. The band consists ...

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simple plan

Simple Plan successfully deliver a night of great pop punk mixed with the right dose of nostalgia.

Canadian pop punk band Simple Plan, brought their energy, catchy tunes and a whole lot of nostalgia to London’s Kentish Town Forum where they performed in front of a a sold out crowd as part of their No Pads, No Helmets.. Just Balls tour. Crowd surfing, bouncy beach balls and guitar riffs were all part of an awesome show, not that ...

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Rob McDermott

Interview with Rob McDermott, manager behind Linkin Park ‘Hybrid Theory’ era

Sometimes at Download we get to meet people that had a hand in shaping our musical tastes and future careers in the industry because of that ‘one record’! We caught up with legendary artist manager Rob McDermott, the manager behind Linkin Parks Hybrid Theory. Rob talks to us about how he started in the industry working on Static X and ...

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