Housecore Horror Film Festival was quite the success last year. Phil Anselmo curated the event immediately and garnering it special attention from the metal world. This was to be the festivals second edition, and it was poised to be bigger than ever. Four days of metal thrashing fun, Housecore proved to be quite the success.
The winter is heading our way but the stages are hot as can be. We interviewed Metal War Historians, Sabaton. We chatted with both Joakim Broden and Hannes Van Dahl before […]
Nik Turner of the legendary Hawkwind was kind enough to sit down with me for half an hour and talk to me about his career, his stories, and most importantly the spiritual aspects of his music. If nothing else, it’s certainly interesting to see what a man who has been involved in the industry for more than fifty years has to say about how music impacts the soul.
I recently had the massive honor of calling up a death metal LEGEND Rob Barret and getting to talk to him about his new record, and the lasting power of Cannibal Corpse. Not only was it something of a dream interview for me, it also turned me on to deeper aspects of the Cannibal Corpse sound and philosophy I had never previously noticed.
It was a beautiful afternoon in New York City when I had the pleasure of
meeting Emily Kopplin of Mount Salem. After talking for a bit we decided
to do an interview, because, why the hell not? What followed was a
discussion on the power of music, and what inspires her band.
7 PM, I’m in the train on my way to see thrash metal legends Overkill. I prepared myself mentally for an evening of thrash metal madness, but also some cool alt metal vibes with Prong. I got to see three acts on this fine evening, and Overkill certainly took the cake……
Another night, another show, I’m going to three this week, and it’s time for me to step up and deliver. Tonight’s show saw me getting to check out Mount Salem and Bl’ast for the first time as well as seeing my favorite band in the world, SubRosa, yet again. As I ride home back to college and class in less than 10 hours, I’m trying to take a moment to reflect on the glory of what I have seen and the magic that was unveiled to me.