December 2015 Vandala Magazine – Blind Guardian, Good Riddance, Barenaked Ladies and More

The cold has set in and we have hit some of the hottest events and venues this month. On the cover we have Blind Guardian who is on their current tour but Hansi Kursch made some time to chat with us. Grave Digger, So Hideous and Author & Punisher also made time to give us some great and unique interviews. Plus we are very proud we were able to cover  rock royalty to  benefit Rhonda’s Kiss Organization. Plus we pay tribute to Teenage Bottlerocket’s Brandon Carlisle and say farewell to 3 Inches of Blood.  We also feature Barenaked Ladies, Ky-Mani Marley, Grimes, New Noise Music Festival, Good Riddance and many more along with album reviews, live cover and much more.   READ HERE FREE

 

 

December 2015 Vandala MagazineDecember 2015 Cover Interview: Music & Mystery with Blind Guardian

Hansi Kursch gave an incredibly interesting interview where we got a chance to get into the true motivations behind his art.  Read on Page 46

 Horror and Madness with Grave Digger

Grave DIgger Interview December 2015 Vandala MagazineOn their first real US tour after thirty five years of being a band we got to sit down with Chris Boltendahl and talk about the motivations behind his music and the eternal power of speed metal! Read on Page 40

Roots, Children and the Future with So Hideous

So Hideous December 2015 Vandala MagazineBrandon of So Hideous is a fascinating dude. Distinctly friendly – an aspect that’s sure to come in handy for this elementary school teacher and incredibly intelligent his band So Hideous has just put out Laurestine, an album that may very well be the post metal record of the year. Read on Page 54

 

Author and Punisher December 2015 Vandala MagazinePoses of Power – An Interview With Author & Punisher

Musician, sculptor, inventor, mad scientist. Tristan Shone, better known as Author & Punisher, has earned these titles and then some by creating an elaborate series of heavy, mechanical instruments and voice-modulating masks, surrounding himself with them, and playing them with every part of his body in use. He sat down with us pre-show to talk metal, both physical and aural, while holding a wrench. Read on Page 62

 

Rock Royalty Unite For Epic Concert Jam To Benefit Rhonda’s Kiss Organization Page 32

Rhondas Kiss December 2015 Vandala Photo Credit L. Paul Mann 2

December 2015 Vandala Magazine ContentOther Highlights

*Redman – ‘Mudface’ (Hip Hop/Rap)
*Grimes – ‘Art Angels’ (Rock/Electronic/Wizard Rock)
*Beach House – ‘Thank Your Lucky Stars’ (Pop/Alternative)
*Julien Baker – ‘Sprained’ (Singer-Songwriter/Alternative/Indie)
*Ky-Mani Marley ‘Maestro’ (Reggae)
*Had a Blast – In Memory of Teenage Bottlerocket Brandon Carlisle
*3 Inches Of Blood Farewell Concert
*Good Riddance Live – Past and Future Collide at Doc Willoughby’s
*New Noise Music Festival Wraps Up Four Days of New Music in Santa Barbara
*Barenaked Ladies with Alan Doyle & the Beautiful Gypsies
*Kings Destroy, Black Cobra and Yob at Webster Hall

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