Vocalist/bassist Jeff Smith and drummer Erik Ratensperger revisit the emotionally taxing two years that reignited the creative spark for a band that was gone for nearly two decades.
The British rock group exploded onto the scene with their 2021 debut, and their follow up shows they are only just getting started.
Frontman Andy Leo weighs assesses the longevity of the band, the landscape of heavy music and how reaching fans, old and new, is true success.
Following the success of their 2021 release, 'Outworld', the band are set to debut their self-titled EP and their most focused work to date.
Amid personnel changes, shifting record label politics and a once-in-a-lifetime global pandemic, the UK metal outfit proved resilient and delivered their most complete work to date as a result.
The Slipknot drummer connects with Monica Strut ahead of his performance in front of 30,000 fans at Knotfest Australia.
With their first EP of exclusive material in nearly 20 years, the Swedish gloom metal practitioners are ready to turn their focus to their next album.
Band leader Vicotnik of avant-garde black metal pathfinders Dødheimsgard goes into the philosophical questions at the heart of their new record.
The frontman of one of deathcore's most innovative units details the beauty of the breakdown, the loaded symbolism in their sound and how the new EP is the beta version...
The frontman of one of deathcore's most innovative units details the beauty of the breakdown, the loaded symbolism in their sound and how the new EP is the beta version of what's next,
The veteran drummer details his list of punk, hardcore and rock albums that have stood the test of time and impact his songwriting to this day.
The architect of California's traditional heavy metal trio details his musical education spanning from punk, thrash, rock and beyond.
Guitarist Trey Pemberton talks working with Adam D of Killswitch, the health of the Texas scene and bright future of heavy music.
Drummer Jesse Fuentes explains the gateway quality of Memory Theater, the creative ally in Kurt Ballou and the importance of writing music with movement in mind.
Black-speed metal project Hellripper talks the Scottish mythology and musical free-spiritedness that saw their new record break the confines of where they came from.
Trekking in support of the praised full length, 'Celebrity Therapist' the mathcore standouts discuss the double-edged sword of being outliers in heavy music.
Vocalist Travis Ryan dissects the band's latest Metal Blade Records release and their cross country trek with Dark Funeral on the Decibel Magazine Tour.
Hardcore's most positive frontman, Sammy Ciaramitaro, explains how their sophomore album is a personal mantra, a party soundtrack and a message of empowerment all in one.
En route to the arrival of their new EP, 'Psychic Dance Routine', the hardcore mavericks achieve new heights on their own terms.
The Southern aggressors detail the grit of their most formative album to date, spawned during one of the darkest times in recent memory.
Armed with a potential AOTY candidate, the Finnish practitioners of melodeath are positioned to have a career year more than two decades in.
With ‘Nonetheless,’ the three Ismert brothers are officially starting a journey that’s been in the works since before they started high school.
Drummer Shannon Larkin speaks candidly about the writing, recording and personal significance of the rock giants' last studio go 'round.
The German power metal veterans prepare for an important first some two decades into their careers.
Guitarist Andy Marsh looks back on the last decade and explains the "trauma, tragedy and triumph" since the release of their seminal sophomore record.
The frontman revisits what it was like to balance major label expectations and hectic touring schedules while trying to make a record that would stick.
The Finnish Rock icon details the influences, the insecurities and the insights behind his solo debut and shares how 'Neon Noir' is truly a personal reflection.
The veteran drummer speaks candidly about keeping classic material fresh, doing his homework to honor Vinnie Paul and current landscape of music.
The man behind the movement to give Nu-metal its flowers with a national touring party, revisits his personal favorites that still hit hard decades later.
After having to wait two years to support their sophomore album, the blackened, heavy metal outfit is ready make up for stolen time.
The dark, murderfolk artist brought his friends Willi Carlisle and Stephanie Lambring to share laughs, tears, and vulnerability in a unique setting for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
The Norwegian stalwarts showcase a level of refinement on their sixteenth studio effort that founding member Grutle Kjellson explains is product of decades long research.
Leif Edling details how the labor of love lasting 18 months clearly underscores the band's continued commitment to their craft.
The band just ended the biggest year of their careers and 2023 is looking even greater.
The Swedish stalwarts reveal how Sky Void of Stars still manages brave new creative terrain more than three decades in.
The practitioners of Texas heavy detail the timeline of the last four years and how their sophomore record, 'Flesh + Blood' is as much a tribute to patience as it...
The practitioners of Texas heavy detail the timeline of the last four years and how their sophomore record, 'Flesh + Blood' is as much a tribute to patience as it is power.
The Floridian stalwarts share how 'Dying of Everything' was a combination of patience, passion and power that can only come with more than three decades of tenure.
Anaiah Lei confides the fear of striking out on his own, the thrill of finding creative freedom and the hope that hardcore will one day look drastically different from what...
Anaiah Lei confides the fear of striking out on his own, the thrill of finding creative freedom and the hope that hardcore will one day look drastically different from what he has always known.
The Hurricane guests on the She's With the band podcast to talks touring with Demi Lovato, her roots with professional wrestling and how mastering the shred means always putting in...
The Hurricane guests on the She's With the band podcast to talks touring with Demi Lovato, her roots with professional wrestling and how mastering the shred means always putting in the work.
On a recent episode of the Knotfest series 'She's With the Band' - the multi-talented mogul shares the importance of being genuine and how that translates in both her personal...
On a recent episode of the Knotfest series 'She's With the Band' - the multi-talented mogul shares the importance of being genuine and how that translates in both her personal and professional life.
The recipient of this year's 'Disruptor of the Year' award from Kerrang! dissects how her latest mixtape is a definitive release that combines personal fulfillment with artistic evolution.
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The goth-metal guitarist details how the hostile climate of the band resulted in a heavy record that has withstood the test of time.
As both an accomplished producer and skilled songwriter with both Fit For An Autopsy and END, Putney's unique expertise makes for a helluva best of list.
Regarded as one of modern metal's most promising prospects, the vocalist/guitarist reflects on a 2022 that saw important strides, international reach, and set the stage for the band's next, most...
Regarded as one of modern metal's most promising prospects, the vocalist/guitarist reflects on a 2022 that saw important strides, international reach, and set the stage for the band's next, most impressive act yet.
The filmmaker details the nexus between cult cinema and extreme music with unique rock doc that features interviews with legendary names from both worlds.
The band set out on the Darkbloom US Tour with Brand of Sacrifice and Erra to kick off 2023.
The reggae-influenced alt-metallers mark their return in monumental style with the raging first single from their upcoming 8th LP Smile, due for release on 4th August 2023 through Earache Records.
Guitarist Michael Crain reveals how his brothers Justin Pearson, Dave Lombardo, Ross Robinson and Mike Patton helped him battle cancer with a nine track mission statement.
The Parkway Drive vocalists shares his shortlist of artists that have delivered definitive albums that have had an impact on the landscape of heavy music both home and abroad.
The band recently wrapped a national headlining tour and are finishing up their next studio album helmed by the KsE guitarist.