The very first in-person Pulse of the Maggots Festival kicked off in the birthplace of Metal - Birmingham, UK on Aug 10th, 2022. Pulse Fest spotlights the best emerging artists in the heavy culture. Featuring: Sylosis Orbit Culture Heriot, Spiritworld, Rough Justice Thrown Into Exile & Cauldron
THE OMENS TOUR kicks off this September with Lamb of God, plus special guests Killswitch Engage on all dates, and support from Baroness, Motionless In White, Spiritbox, Animals As Leaders, Suicide Silence and Fit For An Autopsy on select dates.
Björn 'Speed' Strid of Soilwork talks through the band's latest LP, Övergivenheten. Speed tells of the writing and recording processes of the album, what inspired each song and how the album came together as a whole.
Sophie K chats with Joel and Niko of Blind Channel at Knotfest Finland about their quick rise to fame from Eurovision, what it means playing a festival from Slipknot who are their inspirations, the dedication of their fans, and their upcoming album and detailed planning for the future.
Sophie K sits down with John Campbell of Lamb of God at the first ever Knotfest Finland to chat about the recording process of the band's new album, their upcoming tour with its revolving supports, the cyclical nature of metal's popularity in the mainstream, and how Finland is the best place on Earth to be a metalhead.
Hardcore Keem and Jon Garcia are joined by Calgary's Wake on FIRST LISTEN. The duo listen to the extreme metal outfit's newest offering, THOUGHT FORM DESCENT, while speaking with the artists that created it.
During his Jam with Jay Winner's Stream, Jay Weinberg dives into his heavy investment into the culture, not just through touring, studio work & art projects but utilizing his days off to stay creatively occupied and support a heavy music community that is filled with talent.
Pulse of the Maggots Festival returns after three successful live streams for the in-person premiere in the birthplace of Metal - Birmingham, UK. Pulse Fest spotlights the best emerging artists in the heavy culture.
Craig Reynolds is joined by Andrew Hurley, drummer of Fall Out Boy and a billion other (heavier bands) to talk about his need to scratch the heavy music itch away from his main gig, CrossFit, soundchecking with Behemoth, our mutual love of Lars Ulrich and Metallica, Dungeons & Dragons – and much more…not to mention he curates THE MOST INSANE dream festival yet.
Backstage at Slam Dunk North Dave Baksh and Jason McCaslin chat with Alicia Atout about how bands like Pennywise & The Vandals deigned the blueprint of keeping a long-lasting legacy in its prime, the fast chaotic nature of the early 2000s and the impact "Pain for Pleasure" has had on the band.
After accepting the award for Best Live Artist at the Heavy Music Awards, Enter Shikari chats on what makes their live shows so special, the first & best bands they've seen live and their most memorable show that included a dangerous fun fair ride.
Best International Breakthrough Nominees: Bloodywood, Kennyhoopla, Magnolia Park, Meet Me @ the Altar, Pinkshift, Vended, & Yours Truly. Best UK Breakthrough Nominees: Bob Vylan, Cassyette, Heriot, Kid Kapichi, Pupil Slicer,...
Best International Breakthrough Nominees: Bloodywood, Kennyhoopla, Magnolia Park, Meet Me @ the Altar, Pinkshift, Vended, & Yours Truly.
Best UK Breakthrough Nominees: Bob Vylan, Cassyette, Heriot, Kid Kapichi, Pupil Slicer, Static Dress, & Witch Fever.
A discussion of the Best Live Artist category for this year's Heavy Music Awards, with nominees including Bring Me the Horizon, Bullet for My Valentine, Don Broco, Enter Shikari, Sleep Token, Wargasm, and While She Sleeps.
Alicia Atout, Ryan J. Downey, Jon Garcia and Cori Westbrook come together to discuss the Best Music Video category for this year's Heavy Music Awards, with nominees including Bring Me the Horizon, Code Orange, Don Broco, Electric Callboy, Gojira, Ice Nine Kills, and Trash Boat.
Alicia Atout, Ryan J. Downey, Jon Garcia and Cori Westbrook come together to discuss the Best Single category for this year's Heavy Music Awards, with nominees including Architects, Bring Me the Horizon, Code Orange, Holding Absence, Spiritbox, Trivium, and Yungblud.
Cherry Bombs' leader Alicia Taylor chats backstage at Knotfest LA about what it means being able to tour after so long out, the thinking behind how to set up their stage show for their biggest ever gig, and creating a story to tell on their upcoming tour.
Knotfest's Ryan J. Downey talks to VENDED for their first ever in-person video interview at Knotfest LA, where they discuss their recent EP release, the wild ride of playing a stadium being one of their first shows, and carving out their own identity.
On the day their new album "Iridescent" dropped, Silent Planet's Alex Camarena and Mitchell Stark chat about how it's been ready for two years, how the songs came together and the meaning behind many of the tracks.
Slipknot and Bring Me The Horizon frontmen engage in a wide-ranging chat about their mutual admiration for each other's bands, discovering each other's music, and much more, moderated by Knotfest's Ryan J. Downey.
On the eve of the release of their Nowhere Sessions EP, Rise Against has revealed an aptly timed cover of Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Fortunate Son" to coincide with Veterans Day. Always politically and socially minded, The Creedence Clearwater Revival track is quite the fitting cover for the band as well. “We actually used to cover ‘Fortunate Son’ in our early basement days. To me, the song represents one of the best examples of mixing music and politics together so seamlessly that nobody questions it,” says singer/guitarist Tim McIlrath. One of the most iconic songs in U.S. history, "Fortunate Son" was...
Pittsburgh-based metallic hardcore outfit 156/Silence join Alicia Atout to discuss writing angry songs, what pisses them off, bands they want to tour with, finding a home in the hardcore scene, and more
Twiztid join Alicia Atout to talk about hustling like crazy, their unlikely prescriptions in life, writing "screw you" anthems, having a blast at Astronomicon, action figures, and more on this episode of Knotfest Daily.