Randy Blythe is one of the most fanatically intelligent people in metal. Well read and always interesting to talk to, this may very well have been the best interview of my career.
Mitch Harris is always an interesting man to talk too and on this particular interview he seemed especially tuned in. With a unique view on life, I could listen to […]
Hey hey! You remember RIFFS? These Virginian maniacs do. ……………..
By the mid to late 90’s, the Swingin’ Utters were already legends. Classic albums like Streets of San Francisco, A Juvenile Product of the Working Class and Five Lessons Learned […]
I’ve been having a hard time lately. School has been getting intense, past demons are catching up to me, and I have to, God forbid, see my family in a few weeks. Yet when the ghosts of the past start to find you, you need something that cleanses, something that allows you to stand up and shout, finding your own way forward through the darkness, the thorns in the side of anybody and everybody sent to this cursed world of ours. For me, it seems that the way forward was provided by means of a modern day legend, Whitechapel.
Commended Toronto-based power pop/rock band Sloan toured their eleventh album, ‘Commonwealth’, at The Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto on Nov 29th 2014. They also recorded a live album on the same night. ‘Commonwealth’ was released on September 9th, 2014 on Murderecords/Yep Roc Records.
As a whole, metal is a genre traditionally define by testosterone driven competition; Whether, it’s 90’s European black metal, or millennial death core, there is a certain reptilian-brain need where fans/bands feel the need to assert their superiority as the most ‘heavy, brutal, ect’. ……..