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Kittie Submit Their Personal Favorites From Their First Album in 13 Years, 'Fire'

Kittie Submit Their Personal Favorites From Their First Album in 13 Years, 'Fire'

Ramon Gonzales

Each member weighs in on the singular track that best sparks their flame and emphasizes the strengths of a band reinvigorated with a new sense of purpose.

Kittie Submit Their Personal Favorites From Their First Album in 13 Years, 'Fire'

Ramon Gonzales

Each member weighs in on the singular track that best sparks their flame and emphasizes the strengths of a band reinvigorated with a new sense of purpose.

‘This is my personal therapy’: Jules Mitch dives into SETYØURSAILS’s new album ‘Bad Blood’

‘This is my personal therapy’: Jules Mitch dives into SETYØURSAILS’s new album ‘Bad Blood’

Creative Team

After kicking in the doors of the metalcore scene, the rising German stars tackle mental health, vulnerability, sex, rage and betrayal on their hook-laden sophomore album.

‘This is my personal therapy’: Jules Mitch dives into SETYØURSAILS’s new album ‘Bad Blood’

Creative Team

After kicking in the doors of the metalcore scene, the rising German stars tackle mental health, vulnerability, sex, rage and betrayal on their hook-laden sophomore album.

Jamie Campbell Bower Braves The Darkness with BloodMagic

Jamie Campbell Bower Braves The Darkness with BloodMagic

Ramon Gonzales

The veteran songwriter and villainous Vecna of Stranger Things details how the end of his previous project ushered in a creative rebirth - one that allowed him to explore his darker...

Jamie Campbell Bower Braves The Darkness with BloodMagic

Ramon Gonzales

The veteran songwriter and villainous Vecna of Stranger Things details how the end of his previous project ushered in a creative rebirth - one that allowed him to explore his darker musical sensibilities. 

‘This album is a grower’: DVNE’s Victor Vicart dives into their sprawling new album ‘Voidkind’

‘This album is a grower’: DVNE’s Victor Vicart dives into their sprawling new album ‘Voidkind’

Creative Team

On their third full-length album, the progressive sludge quintet step into the sound and deliver an album that’s meant to be heard live, and one that will reward repeated listens....

‘This album is a grower’: DVNE’s Victor Vicart dives into their sprawling new album ‘Voidkind’

Creative Team

On their third full-length album, the progressive sludge quintet step into the sound and deliver an album that’s meant to be heard live, and one that will reward repeated listens.

Heavy Haul: Enigmatic Duo Zetra Offer A Glimpse Into Their Live Otherworldly Ritual

Heavy Haul: Enigmatic Duo Zetra Offer A Glimpse Into Their Live Otherworldly Ritual

Ramon Gonzales

Check the latest tour diary from The Wanderers from their recent European conquest with Ville Valo and see the new video for the enthralling single, "The Mirror".   

Heavy Haul: Enigmatic Duo Zetra Offer A Glimpse Into Their Live Otherworldly Ritual

Ramon Gonzales

Check the latest tour diary from The Wanderers from their recent European conquest with Ville Valo and see the new video for the enthralling single, "The Mirror".   

Gatecreeper Set the Bar High On 'Dark Superstition'

Gatecreeper Set the Bar High On 'Dark Superstition'

Creative Team

Vocalist and band architect Chase Mason explains the creative freedom and the personal expectation that went into such a pivotal record for death metal lifers.

Gatecreeper Set the Bar High On 'Dark Superstition'

Creative Team

Vocalist and band architect Chase Mason explains the creative freedom and the personal expectation that went into such a pivotal record for death metal lifers.

Unleash the Archers Dares to Tread New Creative Frontiers on 'Phantoma'

Unleash the Archers Dares to Tread New Creative Frontiers on 'Phantoma'

Ramon Gonzales

Brittany Slayes surveys the scope of the power metal, sci-fi epic that delves into A.I. and weaves a masterful intersection of TRON-meets-Iron Maiden.

Unleash the Archers Dares to Tread New Creative Frontiers on 'Phantoma'

Ramon Gonzales

Brittany Slayes surveys the scope of the power metal, sci-fi epic that delves into A.I. and weaves a masterful intersection of TRON-meets-Iron Maiden.

Take Offense Pay Homage to the Legendary Lineage of West Coast Crossover with 'T.O.tality'

Take Offense Pay Homage to the Legendary Lineage of West Coast Crossover with 'T.O.tality'

Ramon Gonzales

The once metallic journeymen level up their assault on a record that tested their resolve and eventually complete the kind of breakout album they have been destined to make.

Take Offense Pay Homage to the Legendary Lineage of West Coast Crossover with 'T.O.tality'

Ramon Gonzales

The once metallic journeymen level up their assault on a record that tested their resolve and eventually complete the kind of breakout album they have been destined to make.

Unto Others Marks the Fifth Anniversary of their Full Length Debut, 'Mana'

Unto Others Marks the Fifth Anniversary of their Full Length Debut, 'Mana'

Ramon Gonzales

Band architect Gabriel Franco revisits the debut album that propelled the Portland unit to new heights and allowed the songwriter to cultivate a sound that was both different and authentic.

Unto Others Marks the Fifth Anniversary of their Full Length Debut, 'Mana'

Ramon Gonzales

Band architect Gabriel Franco revisits the debut album that propelled the Portland unit to new heights and allowed the songwriter to cultivate a sound that was both different and authentic.

Shock and Awe: Andy Biersack Explains The Inspiration Behind 'Bleeders'

Shock and Awe: Andy Biersack Explains The Inspiration Behind 'Bleeders'

Ramon Gonzales

The Black Veil Brides architect joins the On Wednesdays We Wear Black Podcast to detail how his love for Sweeney Todd, Misfits and Batman led to a therapeutic fascination with darkside...

Shock and Awe: Andy Biersack Explains The Inspiration Behind 'Bleeders'

Ramon Gonzales

The Black Veil Brides architect joins the On Wednesdays We Wear Black Podcast to detail how his love for Sweeney Todd, Misfits and Batman led to a therapeutic fascination with darkside of music, art and culture.

Deicide Intensify Their Brutality on 'Banished by Sin'

Deicide Intensify Their Brutality on 'Banished by Sin'

Creative Team

Extreme music pillar Glen Benton reflects on Deicide's legacy, dissects the controversy that comes with the territory and forecasts the promising future of the band armed with one of their most...

Deicide Intensify Their Brutality on 'Banished by Sin'

Creative Team

Extreme music pillar Glen Benton reflects on Deicide's legacy, dissects the controversy that comes with the territory and forecasts the promising future of the band armed with one of their most cohesive efforts in years.

ERRA Peel Back the Darkness and Destruction of Their Latest Album, ‘CURE’

ERRA Peel Back the Darkness and Destruction of Their Latest Album, ‘CURE’

Creative Team

Vocalist J.T. Cavey details the collaborative process of creating ERRA’s sixth studio album, Cure, and how a hunger for creative challenges keeps them moving forward.

ERRA Peel Back the Darkness and Destruction of Their Latest Album, ‘CURE’

Creative Team

Vocalist J.T. Cavey details the collaborative process of creating ERRA’s sixth studio album, Cure, and how a hunger for creative challenges keeps them moving forward.

Small Town Inspired, Full of Hell Morph Into the Band They’ve Always Wanted To Be

Small Town Inspired, Full of Hell Morph Into the Band They’ve Always Wanted To Be

Creative Team

Full of Hell frontman Dylan Walker discusses how ‘Coagulated Bliss’ is the band at its most inspired, and why it was finally time to tackle the ‘American rural experience.’

Small Town Inspired, Full of Hell Morph Into the Band They’ve Always Wanted To Be

Creative Team

Full of Hell frontman Dylan Walker discusses how ‘Coagulated Bliss’ is the band at its most inspired, and why it was finally time to tackle the ‘American rural experience.’

Inter Arma Strap On Their Rocket Packs and Enter 'New Heaven'

Inter Arma Strap On Their Rocket Packs and Enter 'New Heaven'

Perran Helyes

T.J. Childers explains the adversity that fruited such a an ambitious album and how the Virginian collective has better honed their brand of extremity on their latest full length.

Inter Arma Strap On Their Rocket Packs and Enter 'New Heaven'

Perran Helyes

T.J. Childers explains the adversity that fruited such a an ambitious album and how the Virginian collective has better honed their brand of extremity on their latest full length.

High On Fire Ride the Wave on 'Cometh the Storm'

High On Fire Ride the Wave on 'Cometh the Storm'

Perran Helyes

Bassist Jeff Matz and newest recruit drummer Coady Willis explain how High On Fire hit reset and better honed their sound for their first record since the Grammy-award winning, Electric Messiah. 

High On Fire Ride the Wave on 'Cometh the Storm'

Perran Helyes

Bassist Jeff Matz and newest recruit drummer Coady Willis explain how High On Fire hit reset and better honed their sound for their first record since the Grammy-award winning, Electric Messiah. 

The Ghost Inside Explore Their Full Potential On 'Searching for Solace'

The Ghost Inside Explore Their Full Potential On 'Searching for Solace'

Creative Team

Members Andrew Tkaczyk and Jim Riley reveal how making their most accessible record in their catalog was also their most ambitious effort of their career. 

The Ghost Inside Explore Their Full Potential On 'Searching for Solace'

Creative Team

Members Andrew Tkaczyk and Jim Riley reveal how making their most accessible record in their catalog was also their most ambitious effort of their career. 

SeeYouSpaceCowboy On the Romanticism of the Neo-Noir Influenced, 'Coup De Grâce'

SeeYouSpaceCowboy On the Romanticism of the Neo-Noir Influenced, 'Coup De Grâce'

Creative Team

Vocalist Connie Sgarbossa details the freeing process of creating SeeYouSpaceCowboy’s third album, Coup De Grâce, and how her love of storytelling is leading the band’s latest era.

SeeYouSpaceCowboy On the Romanticism of the Neo-Noir Influenced, 'Coup De Grâce'

Creative Team

Vocalist Connie Sgarbossa details the freeing process of creating SeeYouSpaceCowboy’s third album, Coup De Grâce, and how her love of storytelling is leading the band’s latest era.

‘The Journey To Yourself Is Never Finished’: How DOOL Found Their Voice On ‘The Shape of Fluidity’

‘The Journey To Yourself Is Never Finished’: How DOOL Found Their Voice On ‘The Shape of Fluidity’

Jon Garcia

Raven van Dorst tells Knotfest about the deep, dark journey to know themselves, and how it powered the Dutch rockers spectacular new album.

‘The Journey To Yourself Is Never Finished’: How DOOL Found Their Voice On ‘The Shape of Fluidity’

Jon Garcia

Raven van Dorst tells Knotfest about the deep, dark journey to know themselves, and how it powered the Dutch rockers spectacular new album.

20 Year View: How In Flames Embraced Their Evolution on 'Soundtrack to Your Escape'

20 Year View: How In Flames Embraced Their Evolution on 'Soundtrack to Your Escape'

Dan Franklin

Frontman Anders Fridén revisits the pivotal era of In Flames musical progression and explains how singling out just one album, diminishes the significance of the whole sequence.  

20 Year View: How In Flames Embraced Their Evolution on 'Soundtrack to Your Escape'

Dan Franklin

Frontman Anders Fridén revisits the pivotal era of In Flames musical progression and explains how singling out just one album, diminishes the significance of the whole sequence.  

Imminence Assert Artistic Self-Determination with, 'The Black'

Imminence Assert Artistic Self-Determination with, 'The Black'

Ramon Gonzales

Vocalist Eddie Berg and lead guitarist Harald Barrett explain the diverse influence, genuine intensity and focused intentionality of their fourth full length. 

Imminence Assert Artistic Self-Determination with, 'The Black'

Ramon Gonzales

Vocalist Eddie Berg and lead guitarist Harald Barrett explain the diverse influence, genuine intensity and focused intentionality of their fourth full length. 

Boundaries Weaponize Despair On 'Death Is Little More'

Boundaries Weaponize Despair On 'Death Is Little More'

Ramon Gonzales

The Connecticut collective asserts hardcore brass with metal execution on an album that explores humanity's darkest corners to tap into something genuinely visceral.

Boundaries Weaponize Despair On 'Death Is Little More'

Ramon Gonzales

The Connecticut collective asserts hardcore brass with metal execution on an album that explores humanity's darkest corners to tap into something genuinely visceral.

Blanket Better Distill Their Brilliance On, 'Ceremonia'

Blanket Better Distill Their Brilliance On, 'Ceremonia'

Ramon Gonzales

The Blackpool post-rock collective breakdown their third full length studio album and offer a glimpse into the headspace that resulted in their most approachable, articulate work to date.

Blanket Better Distill Their Brilliance On, 'Ceremonia'

Ramon Gonzales

The Blackpool post-rock collective breakdown their third full length studio album and offer a glimpse into the headspace that resulted in their most approachable, articulate work to date.

Dave Baksh Reflects on Sum 41's Final Chord: Legacy, Laughter and the Last Album

Dave Baksh Reflects on Sum 41's Final Chord: Legacy, Laughter and the Last Album

Cori Westbrook

The guitarist takes inventory of the lifespan of Sum 41 and confides the bittersweet reality of saying goodbye, despite going out on a high note.

Dave Baksh Reflects on Sum 41's Final Chord: Legacy, Laughter and the Last Album

Cori Westbrook

The guitarist takes inventory of the lifespan of Sum 41 and confides the bittersweet reality of saying goodbye, despite going out on a high note.

Sven de Caluwé Shares the Cinematic Classics At the Core of 'Vault of Horrors'

Sven de Caluwé Shares the Cinematic Classics At the Core of 'Vault of Horrors'

Ramon Gonzales

The Aborted architect shares his shortlist of vital cinema and the films that have made a lasting impact, resulting in a full album that pays homage to the genre.

Sven de Caluwé Shares the Cinematic Classics At the Core of 'Vault of Horrors'

Ramon Gonzales

The Aborted architect shares his shortlist of vital cinema and the films that have made a lasting impact, resulting in a full album that pays homage to the genre.

Australia's Suldusk Blossom Into A Gloomy, Atmospheric Force on 'Anthesis'

Australia's Suldusk Blossom Into A Gloomy, Atmospheric Force on 'Anthesis'

Jon Garcia

Emily Hightower of Melbourne’s Suldusk chats with Knotfest about expanding her one-woman dark folk/blackgaze project into a full band, and her winding journey to creating the type of music she...

Australia's Suldusk Blossom Into A Gloomy, Atmospheric Force on 'Anthesis'

Jon Garcia

Emily Hightower of Melbourne’s Suldusk chats with Knotfest about expanding her one-woman dark folk/blackgaze project into a full band, and her winding journey to creating the type of music she wanted to hear.

While She Sleeps Detail the Creation, Community and Curiosity of Their Sixth Album, 'Self Hell'

While She Sleeps Detail the Creation, Community and Curiosity of Their Sixth Album, 'Self Hell'

Creative Team

The band discuss the freeing process of creating their sixth studio album, SELF HELL, and how learning to let go has brought them closer to their vision than ever before.

While She Sleeps Detail the Creation, Community and Curiosity of Their Sixth Album, 'Self Hell'

Creative Team

The band discuss the freeing process of creating their sixth studio album, SELF HELL, and how learning to let go has brought them closer to their vision than ever before.

Skeletal Remains Offer Testament to Timeless Death Metal on 'Fragments of the Ageless'.

Skeletal Remains Offer Testament to Timeless Death Metal on 'Fragments of the Ageless'.

Ramon Gonzales

The band breakdown their latest album with a track-by-track that reveals the influences and the aspirations that fueled their most ambitious release to date.

Skeletal Remains Offer Testament to Timeless Death Metal on 'Fragments of the Ageless'.

Ramon Gonzales

The band breakdown their latest album with a track-by-track that reveals the influences and the aspirations that fueled their most ambitious release to date.

Richie Faulkner Gave Judas Priest New Life. On ‘Invincible Shield’, They Return the Favor

Richie Faulkner Gave Judas Priest New Life. On ‘Invincible Shield’, They Return the Favor

Jon Garcia

Richie Faulkner chats with Knotfest about Judas Priest’s new album Invincible Shield, how the band continue to redefine the genre after 50 years, and why the world is a better...

Richie Faulkner Gave Judas Priest New Life. On ‘Invincible Shield’, They Return the Favor

Jon Garcia

Richie Faulkner chats with Knotfest about Judas Priest’s new album Invincible Shield, how the band continue to redefine the genre after 50 years, and why the world is a better place with the Metal Gods.

Heavy Haul: Escuela Grind Take Stock of the Ball and Chain Tour

Heavy Haul: Escuela Grind Take Stock of the Ball and Chain Tour

Ramon Gonzales

In what the band express was the "best tour of their lives" Escuela Grind prep for their dates with Capra, express gratitude for the fans and confide the rigors of the...

Heavy Haul: Escuela Grind Take Stock of the Ball and Chain Tour

Ramon Gonzales

In what the band express was the "best tour of their lives" Escuela Grind prep for their dates with Capra, express gratitude for the fans and confide the rigors of the road.

Benji Webbe - 'The 10 Albums That Changed My Life'

Benji Webbe - 'The 10 Albums That Changed My Life'

Ramon Gonzales

The Skindred frontman details how ska, punk and reggae resonated with him on a spiritual level and ultimately paved the way for Skindred to reach fans from all walks of...

Benji Webbe - 'The 10 Albums That Changed My Life'

Ramon Gonzales

The Skindred frontman details how ska, punk and reggae resonated with him on a spiritual level and ultimately paved the way for Skindred to reach fans from all walks of life.

Wristmeetrazor Begin Third Album Campaign With Caustic First Single, "Trepanation"

Wristmeetrazor Begin Third Album Campaign With Caustic First Single, "Trepanation"

Ramon Gonzales

Architect Justin Fornof offers some insight on life after Replica of A Strange Love, working with producer Randy Lebeouf and how the new album Degeneration, is the most complete version of the...

Wristmeetrazor Begin Third Album Campaign With Caustic First Single, "Trepanation"

Ramon Gonzales

Architect Justin Fornof offers some insight on life after Replica of A Strange Love, working with producer Randy Lebeouf and how the new album Degeneration, is the most complete version of the band yet. 

Séance of Sorrow Debut Otherworldly Single, "Unholy Angel"

Séance of Sorrow Debut Otherworldly Single, "Unholy Angel"

Ramon Gonzales

The Oklahoma rock heavy prospects use singles as a metaphysical medium between the mortal world and those who expired the with unfinished business.

Séance of Sorrow Debut Otherworldly Single, "Unholy Angel"

Ramon Gonzales

The Oklahoma rock heavy prospects use singles as a metaphysical medium between the mortal world and those who expired the with unfinished business.

Heavy Haul: Escuela Grind Ramps Up Their Momentum On the Ball and Chain Tour

Heavy Haul: Escuela Grind Ramps Up Their Momentum On the Ball and Chain Tour

Ramon Gonzales

The band submit photos from their current tour which have seen some of their best crowds yet and tease new music in the works even as they trek across the...

Heavy Haul: Escuela Grind Ramps Up Their Momentum On the Ball and Chain Tour

Ramon Gonzales

The band submit photos from their current tour which have seen some of their best crowds yet and tease new music in the works even as they trek across the country.

Asking Alexandria On Bringing Their Heaviness And Honesty Down Under

Asking Alexandria On Bringing Their Heaviness And Honesty Down Under

Creative Team

Bassist Sam Bettley looks forward to a year of nostalgic reunions and unapologetic authenticity as the band prepares to celebrate their eighth studio album, Where Do We Go From Here? at...

Asking Alexandria On Bringing Their Heaviness And Honesty Down Under

Creative Team

Bassist Sam Bettley looks forward to a year of nostalgic reunions and unapologetic authenticity as the band prepares to celebrate their eighth studio album, Where Do We Go From Here? at KNOTFEST Australia.

The Last Ten Seconds of Life Find Redemption In the Darkest of Places on 'No Name Graves'

The Last Ten Seconds of Life Find Redemption In the Darkest of Places on 'No Name Graves'

Ramon Gonzales

Marking the first full album with the band's most current configuration, the latest release finds the deathcore powerhouse creatively galvanized with an effort that dares to experiment and expand on their...

The Last Ten Seconds of Life Find Redemption In the Darkest of Places on 'No Name Graves'

Ramon Gonzales

Marking the first full album with the band's most current configuration, the latest release finds the deathcore powerhouse creatively galvanized with an effort that dares to experiment and expand on their baseline brutality.

Orchestration of the Orcs: AI's Role in Crafting Frostbite Orckings' Sound

Orchestration of the Orcs: AI's Role in Crafting Frostbite Orckings' Sound

Cori Westbrook

Project founder Stefan Schmidt along with drummer Bastian Emig detail how the the use of AI to cultivate the orc-based metal project was truly about creative resourcefulness rather than being artistically reliant. 

Orchestration of the Orcs: AI's Role in Crafting Frostbite Orckings' Sound

Cori Westbrook

Project founder Stefan Schmidt along with drummer Bastian Emig detail how the the use of AI to cultivate the orc-based metal project was truly about creative resourcefulness rather than being artistically reliant. 

Job for a Cowboy Beam Back Up with 'Moon Healer'

Job for a Cowboy Beam Back Up with 'Moon Healer'

Perran Helyes

Frontman Jonny Davy discusses the band's complicated relationship with metal's gatekeepers, their new album's metaphysical narrative and how the band return is rooted in creative fulfillment. 

Job for a Cowboy Beam Back Up with 'Moon Healer'

Perran Helyes

Frontman Jonny Davy discusses the band's complicated relationship with metal's gatekeepers, their new album's metaphysical narrative and how the band return is rooted in creative fulfillment. 

Enterprise Earth Confront Mortality with Musical Muscle on 'Death: An Anthology'

Enterprise Earth Confront Mortality with Musical Muscle on 'Death: An Anthology'

Ramon Gonzales

The band breakdown their extreme music masterclass with a track-by-track analysis of the collection of songs that makes a strong claim for an AOTY candidate.

Enterprise Earth Confront Mortality with Musical Muscle on 'Death: An Anthology'

Ramon Gonzales

The band breakdown their extreme music masterclass with a track-by-track analysis of the collection of songs that makes a strong claim for an AOTY candidate.

Suffering For The Sake of Art: Vitriol Go to Hell and Emerge Stronger On 'Suffer & Become'

Suffering For The Sake of Art: Vitriol Go to Hell and Emerge Stronger On 'Suffer & Become'

Ramon Gonzales

Guitarist/vocalist Kyle Rasmussen details a track-by-track breakdown of the band's latest effort Suffer & Become and shares how braving dark territory on this record came with a sense of personal catharsis.

Suffering For The Sake of Art: Vitriol Go to Hell and Emerge Stronger On 'Suffer & Become'

Ramon Gonzales

Guitarist/vocalist Kyle Rasmussen details a track-by-track breakdown of the band's latest effort Suffer & Become and shares how braving dark territory on this record came with a sense of personal catharsis.

Heavy Haul: Escuela Grind Brave Bodily Injury On Their 'Ball and Chain' Tour

Heavy Haul: Escuela Grind Brave Bodily Injury On Their 'Ball and Chain' Tour

Ramon Gonzales

The band documents the wild shows, the packed rooms and share how a mishap in Dallas that led to actual broken bones hasn't slowed the band down one bit.

Heavy Haul: Escuela Grind Brave Bodily Injury On Their 'Ball and Chain' Tour

Ramon Gonzales

The band documents the wild shows, the packed rooms and share how a mishap in Dallas that led to actual broken bones hasn't slowed the band down one bit.

20YearView: Thursday Reflects On Two Decades of 'War All the Time'

20YearView: Thursday Reflects On Two Decades of 'War All the Time'

Creative Team

Geoff Rickly and Tucker Rule revisit the innocence and influence of their major label debut as they prepare to perform the album every night live on the 'War All the Time Live'...

20YearView: Thursday Reflects On Two Decades of 'War All the Time'

Creative Team

Geoff Rickly and Tucker Rule revisit the innocence and influence of their major label debut as they prepare to perform the album every night live on the 'War All the Time Live' tour with Rival Schools and Many Eyes.

Upon Stone Prove Extreme Music's Next Formidable Contender with 'Dead Mother Moon'

Upon Stone Prove Extreme Music's Next Formidable Contender with 'Dead Mother Moon'

Ramon Gonzales

The band offer a detailed track-by-track providing insight on their devastating debut - a project destined fo make the shortlist for one of the best of the year.

Upon Stone Prove Extreme Music's Next Formidable Contender with 'Dead Mother Moon'

Ramon Gonzales

The band offer a detailed track-by-track providing insight on their devastating debut - a project destined fo make the shortlist for one of the best of the year.

Alluvial Tap Into the Dormant Horror In Us All on 'Death Is But A Door'

Alluvial Tap Into the Dormant Horror In Us All on 'Death Is But A Door'

Ramon Gonzales

Guitarist Wes Hauch dissects their latest EP by going track-by-track and reveals how a line from the iconic Ghostbusters franchise sparked the theme for the ambitious release.

Alluvial Tap Into the Dormant Horror In Us All on 'Death Is But A Door'

Ramon Gonzales

Guitarist Wes Hauch dissects their latest EP by going track-by-track and reveals how a line from the iconic Ghostbusters franchise sparked the theme for the ambitious release.

Back To Basics: How Neck Deep’s Self-Titled Record Helped Them to Rediscover Their Purpose

Back To Basics: How Neck Deep’s Self-Titled Record Helped Them to Rediscover Their Purpose

Creative Team

Marking their evolution with a self-titled fifth album that embraces their pop-punk roots and confident songwriting, Neck Deep’s decision to return to a simplified, hands-on approach has set the stage...

Back To Basics: How Neck Deep’s Self-Titled Record Helped Them to Rediscover Their Purpose

Creative Team

Marking their evolution with a self-titled fifth album that embraces their pop-punk roots and confident songwriting, Neck Deep’s decision to return to a simplified, hands-on approach has set the stage for a triumphant new era.

Human After All: Slipknot's Mick Thomson Finds Honesty and Humanity in Heavy Music

Human After All: Slipknot's Mick Thomson Finds Honesty and Humanity in Heavy Music

Ramon Gonzales

The Slipknot guitarist guests on Defender of the Riff to share his progression into extreme music, how he prioritizes music with real emotion and reveals the artists that nurtured his fascination...

Human After All: Slipknot's Mick Thomson Finds Honesty and Humanity in Heavy Music

Ramon Gonzales

The Slipknot guitarist guests on Defender of the Riff to share his progression into extreme music, how he prioritizes music with real emotion and reveals the artists that nurtured his fascination with the guitar from a very young age.

Tool's Justin Chancellor and Peter Mohamed List The Albums That Left A Lasting Influence

Tool's Justin Chancellor and Peter Mohamed List The Albums That Left A Lasting Influence

Ramon Gonzales

Converging as MTVoid, the duo detail a broad range of classics that have not only withstood the test of time, but have helped shape their personal evolution as artists and...

Tool's Justin Chancellor and Peter Mohamed List The Albums That Left A Lasting Influence

Ramon Gonzales

Converging as MTVoid, the duo detail a broad range of classics that have not only withstood the test of time, but have helped shape their personal evolution as artists and collaborators.

All Treats, No Tricks: Swollen Teeth - The Halloween Interview

All Treats, No Tricks: Swollen Teeth - The Halloween Interview

Ramon Gonzales

In a rare interview with Megaa, the vocalist shares the discomfort of achieving authentic art, his worship for the 1994 film The Crow and confirms that "new frequencies" from Swollen...

All Treats, No Tricks: Swollen Teeth - The Halloween Interview

Ramon Gonzales

In a rare interview with Megaa, the vocalist shares the discomfort of achieving authentic art, his worship for the 1994 film The Crow and confirms that "new frequencies" from Swollen Teeth are in the works.

REAL-LIFE MURDER AND SCOTTISH GRINDCORE - METALLUM MILITIA

REAL-LIFE MURDER AND SCOTTISH GRINDCORE - METALLUM MILITIA

Alexander Jones

Undeath frontman Alexander Jones explores extreme music's great unknown and picks three bands, at random, via Encyclopaedia Metallum's "random button" in hopes of unearthing heavy music's next hidden gem.

REAL-LIFE MURDER AND SCOTTISH GRINDCORE - METALLUM MILITIA

Alexander Jones

Undeath frontman Alexander Jones explores extreme music's great unknown and picks three bands, at random, via Encyclopaedia Metallum's "random button" in hopes of unearthing heavy music's next hidden gem.

Photo by Andy Ford

William Von Gould Talks Iconic Horror, Classic Influences and Emphasizing Quality Over Quantity w...

Ramon Gonzales

Watch William Von Gould guest with Amelia Clarke to reveal how the devil is always in the details and how Sanguivore is the kind of album that left nothing to...

William Von Gould Talks Iconic Horror, Classic Influences and Emphasizing Quality Over Quantity w...

Ramon Gonzales

Watch William Von Gould guest with Amelia Clarke to reveal how the devil is always in the details and how Sanguivore is the kind of album that left nothing to chance.

Igor Amadeus Cavalera Lists 10 Albums That Sparked the Hostility of Go Ahead and Die

Igor Amadeus Cavalera Lists 10 Albums That Sparked the Hostility of Go Ahead and Die

Ramon Gonzales

From D-Beat to Death Metal to Caustic Punk, the youngest of the Cavalera lineage details his musical foundation in 10 essential albums that paved the way for the devastation packaged...

Igor Amadeus Cavalera Lists 10 Albums That Sparked the Hostility of Go Ahead and Die

Ramon Gonzales

From D-Beat to Death Metal to Caustic Punk, the youngest of the Cavalera lineage details his musical foundation in 10 essential albums that paved the way for the devastation packaged on the latest full length, Unhealthy Mechanisms.

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