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Interview with PROPAIN
By: Mike SOS
Never relying on trends and always staying tried and true to themselves and their brand of music has always been the way for Propain, the NYC-based hardcore metal troupe who’ve survived all of the movements in rock music and continue to get stronger in th [more]

Interview with The Devil Wears Prada
By: Mike SOS
When corresponding with drummer Daniel Williams of the Dayton, Ohio Christian metalcore quintet The Devil Wears Prada via email, he enlightened us on how they formed, what would make 2007 rock for them, and why he loathes recording so much. [more]

Interview with Since The Flood
By: Mike SOS
When touching base with Chuck Bouley, vocalist of Metal Blade's Since The Flood via email, we learned about the band's relentless work ethic, the inner-workings of their latest release NO COMPROMISE, and what he thinks sets his band, who can count Trevor [more]

Interview with Zonaria
By: Mike SOS
Simon Berglund (Lead Vocals, Lead Guitars) took the time out to answer this email interview to shed some light on what to expect from his outfit Zonaria and their debut release INFAMY AND THE BREED. [more]

Interview with Unsane
By: Mike SOS
When corresponding with Unsane's Chris Spencer, we spoke about his deep-ceded NYC roots, the trio's blistering new album VISQUEEN, and just how this groundbreaking act wound up on a roster which boasts the likes of Tomahawk, Isis, and Melvins. [more]

Interview with Hot Cross
By: Mike SOS
Billy Werner, the vocalist from Hot Cross, answered these questions via email about his band, the recording process of their new disc from Equal Vision RISK REVIVAL, and what he expects from the year 2007. [more]

Interview with The American Black Lung
By: Mike SOS
Dusty Rhodes from the band The American Black Lung took some time out to answer these inquiries about his Arizona-based troupe and their latest disc SUDDEN DEPARTURE OF VULTURES with his tongue firmly in cheek. [more]

Interview with The Cursed
By: Mike SOS
When corresponding with guitarist Dan Lorenzo via email, we learned about the origins of this side project and his expectations for The Cursed and their new disc ROOM FULL OF SINNERS. [more]

Interview with Scott Hill of Fu Manchu
By: Mike SOS
When speaking to guitarist/vocalist Scott Hill of Southern California’s Fu Manchu, we spoke about the aggressive turn they took with their latest disc WE MUST OBEY, in addition to their vast touring experience and their staunch DIY style. [more]

Interview with Machine Head
By: Mike SOS
While speaking to Machine Head main man Robb Flynn via phone, he gave us the inside scoop behind the Bay Area metal troupes triumphant new album THE BLACKENING in addition to shedding some light on the happenings on the Black Tyranny tour, the band’s co-h [more]

Interview with Taint
By: Mike SOS
When corresponding via email with Taint main man Jim Bob, we discussed the band's history, their vast influences, the sounds heard on their new album SECRETS AND LIES, and what sets this UK trio apart from the rest of the rock contingent. [more]

Interview with Christine
By: Mike SOS
When corresponding with the husband and wife tandem of Devin and Stevie which comprises one-half of the hot rocking Nashville, TN metal troupe Christine, we spoke about their recent album BADASSER, the rigors of being from Music City, and what’s it’s like [more]

Interview with Brock Lindow
By: Mike SOS
When speaking to 36 Crazyfists frontman Brock Lindow via phone, we got some insight on the band’s new label home (Ferret), the band’s past collaborations, and what we can expect from the band’s new album THE TIDE AND ITS TAKERS (ed note: this interview wa [more]

Interview with Kirk Windstein of Down
By: Mike SOS
When speaking to Down guitarist Kirk Windstein via telephone, we learned about the process of the making of OVER THE UNDER, as well as Kirk's busy schedule and how he views his now full-time band Down. [more]

Interview with John Wilkes Booth
By: Mike SOS
Self-professed proprietors of "dirt rock", three out of the four members of Long Island rock unit John Wilkes Booth (vocalist Kerry Merkle, drummer Christian Horstmann and guitarist Jason Beickert) sounded off on a number of topics, from how they chose th [more]

Interview with Katy Mae
By: Mike SOS
While corresponding with vocalist/guitarist/ founding member Phil Doucet via email, he touched upon Katy Mae's influences and style as well as what sets this now quartet apart from the rest of the rough and tumble pack of musicians that hail from the Big [more]

Interview with Dug from King's X
By: Mike SOS
When speaking with Dug Pinnick from King's X over the phone a while back, everything from his upbringing to the making of the trio's latest outstanding disc XV to what aspirations the bassist/vocalist has left was discussed. [more]

Interview with Tim Williams
By: Mike SOS
When catching up with VOD and Bloodsimple vocalist Tim Williams in early 2009, we talked about the return and immediate future of seminal unit VOD, where that leaves Bloodsimple in the mix, lamented over the NYC scene and relived some of the rich NYHC hi [more]

Interview with Tony from Municipal Waste
By: Mike SOS
While catching up with thrash revivalist Municipal Waste's frontman and master of disaster Tony Fontana during the last day of their tour with Lamb of God, we talked about their trek, learned a lot about the Virginia quartet's soon to be released album MA [more]

Interview with Dogs of Winter
By: Mike SOS
NYC trio Dogs of Winter are a smarmy yet lovable bunch of hard rockers as you’re about to find out. Here are the results of an email Q&A that two-thirds of the unit took the time to answer regarding their new disc FROM SOIL TO SHALE and about being a NYC [more]

Interview with Sal From Sworn Enemy
By: Mike SOS
Sworn Enemy frontman Sal Lococo took some time out while on tour with Pro-Pain this past June to let us know about his bruising NYC unit’s latest Century Media release TOTAL WORLD DOMINATION as well as of what life in a metal band perpetually on the road [more]

Interview with Danko Jones
By: Mike SOS
In between flying from Canada to Europe to play festival dates and releasing new music, Danko Jones took time out to speak in great detail about his “latest” release NEVER TOO LOUD as well as talk about life on the road, meeting his idols, and cover all o [more]

Interview with Gwynbleidd Interview with drummer Adam Romanowski
By: Mike SOS
While corresponding with Gywnbleidd’s drummer Adam Romanowski via email, we touched upon his interesting musical and personal background as well the latest effort on Black Currant Records entitled NOSTALGIA. [more]

Interview with Flourishing
By: Mike SOS
When corresponding with Garett Bussanick (vocals, guitar), Brian Corcoran (drums), Eric Rizk (bass) from the NYC -based trio Flourishing, we touched upon what took them so long to put out their debut EP, their approach to songwriting, and the pros and con [more]

Interview with Blackout Shoppers
By: Mike SOS
Embodying the grit and spirit of pure punk rock chaos, all four members of the NYC quartet Blackout Shoppers took some time out to answer questions via email regarding their formation, their new disc PASS OUT, and the state of the punk scene in NYC. [more]

Interview with Walter Schreifels
By: Mike SOS
While catching up with NYHC pioneer Walter Schreifels over the phone, we spoke about his new solo album AN OPEN LETTER TO THE SCENE and the album’s radical departure both in sound and approach, Walter’s modified cover of an Agnostic Front moshpit anthem a [more]

Interview with Lou Koller of Sick of It All
By: Mike SOS
When speaking with Lou Koller of NYC hardcore kings Sick of It All, we chatted at length about their crushing new release BASED ON A TRUE STORY, delved into some memories from the glory days gone by, and caught some insight as to why Sick of It All is sti [more]

Interview with Morgan Rose of Sevendust
By: Mike SOS
Speaking to drummer Morgan Rose of Atlanta, GA’s Sevendust, we spoke about founding member Clint Lowery’s return to the fold, the process of making their latest offering COLD DAY MEMORY, and the rigors and perils of being a musician constantly on the road [more]

Interview with Ken from Nonpoint
By: Mike SOS
When speaking to bassist Ken “KB” Charman from Florida’s Nonpoint, we spoke about the veteran unit’s latest release MIRACLE, the goals the band still strives to reach, and covered some of the cool experiences and minor setbacks that come with playing musi [more]

Interview with Gary Holt of Exodus
By: Mike SOS
Undeniably a true pioneer of thrash metal, when speaking to guitarist and founding member of Exodus Gary Holt, we spoke at length about the band’s legacy, their impromptu tour with a couple of other thrash heavyweights, and the process of making their nas [more]

Interview with Jamey Jasta
By: Mike SOS
Undoubtedly he hardest working man in metal, Hatebreed/Kingdom of Sorrow/ ex-Headbanger’s Ball host Jamey Jasta returns to the road for an action-packed summer in 2010 where he’ll be the first frontman to play two of the biggest summer tours (Ozzfest and [more]

Interview with Mike Clark
By: Mike SOS
When speaking to Suicidal Tendencies guitarist Mike Clark recently on the phone, we touched on a number of subjects from the legacy the California crossover crew carries to the groundbreaking unit’s latest release entitled NO MERCY FOOL! /THE SUICIDAL FAM [more]

Interview with Rob Cavestany
By: Mike SOS
When chatting with Death Angel founding guitarist Rob Cavestany, we spoke about a number of different topics from the band’s latest killer disc RELENTLESS RETRIBUTION and how they managed to land a guest spot on one of their songs to the history of the b [more]

Interview with Ray Mazzola of Full Blown Chaos
By: Mike SOS
While on the phone from one of the first stops on their tour with death metal veterans Malevolent Creation, Full Blow Chaos lead singer Ray Mazzola spoke about their brand new self-titled release, what their goals are for 2011, and about what this Texas t [more]

Interview with Dixie Dave Collins From Weedeater
By: By Mike SOS
When speaking to Weedeater’s accident-prone bassist/vocalist Dixie Dave Collins just after waking him up from a much needed tour bus nap, we spoke briefly about how he got his nickname, the band’s medical black cloud that seemingly follows them everywhere [more]

Interview with Alan Robert
By: Mike SOS
While chatting with Life of Agony bassist Alan Robert, we learned about his most recent works in both the comic book and film worlds in addition to receiving an update on Spoiler NYC and Life of Agony, who will be overseas this summer. [more]

Interview with Jesse Bartz of Lo-Pan
By: By Mike SOS
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Interview with Bryan Giles of Red Fang
By: Mike SOS
When speaking to Bryan from Red Fang via telephone on August 6th while the band was taking part on the Rockstar Mayhem Fest, we touched on a number of topics, from the Oregon unit’s awesome videos, to how they stand out from the typical American summer me [more]

Interview with Trevor Phipps of Unearth
By: Mike SOS
When speaking to Unearth’s Trevor Phipps via telephone from The Rockstar Mayhem Fest on August 13th, we touched on a number of topics, like the band’s new drummer, how their summer on the solitary American metal festival had been so far, and how he keeps [more]

Interview with Eddie Hermida of All Shall Perish
By: Mike SOS
When speaking to Eddie Hermida, lead vocalist for Bay Area death metal unit All Shall Perish on August 27th, we spoke about his experiences from the band’s inaugural appearance on the Mayhem Festival as well as the rush of having their new album THIS IS W [more]

Interview with Interview with Johnny Coolati (guitar, vocals) CALL OF THE WILD / The Deli
By: Mike SOS
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