Interview: Fabienne Erni – ILLUMISHADE

ILLUMISHADE is a new musical project created by Eluveitie vocalist Fabienne Erni alongside her band-mate, Eluveitie guitarist Jonas Wolf. The fully immersive project allows the listener to join one of five tribes and explore a musical world full of magic, mystical beings, ancient rituals, sacred traditions, and beautiful landscapes. With …

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Interview: David Kalin – Horisont


Swedish rockers Horisont are set to unleash their latest opus; ‘Sudden Death’ any day now. Guitarist David Kalin drew the short straw and had to answer our call… New album ‘Sudden Death’ has an ice hockey theme, what was the thinking behind it? I don’t know! I don’t know where …

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Interview: Alex Taylor – Malevolence


Sheffield shredders Malevolence have recently dropped their three-track EP “The Other Side”, vocalist Alex Taylor talks to us about the EP as well as the advantages of being an independent band. How are things in lockdown? How is everyone in the band doing? Anyone cracked and done a B&Q run …

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Interview: Ash Return

Ash Return

Imagine if you will, Iron Maiden with hardcore sensibilities, or for arguments sake, Bruce Dickinson fronting a hardcore band. Ramp that up one thousand-fold, and you get Ash Return. Made up of 4/5 of German hardcore legends Miozän (Gerrit, Kniffel, Outso and Tank) and Johnny La Bomba from German metallers …

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Interview – Sam Millar

Sam Millar

Former Bigfoot guitarist Sam Millar is set to release his latest EP; ‘Radio Gouda’, in early June, which means that he has plenty to talk about, but there is only one place to start; THAT video of him, on his loo, strumming his guitar. Not familiar with it? Then check …

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Interview: Lizzie Parry of Sertraline


Yorkshire/Manchester based progressive tech metallers Sertraline are gearing up for the release of their new EP – ‘Clouded Minds & Silver Lines’, which will be released on the 15th of May 2020. Frontwoman Lizzie Parry talks us through the background of the EP and what fans can expect from it, …

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Interview: Paolo Gregoletto of Trivium


Trivium are set to release their brand new opus ‘What The Dead Men Say’. Bassist Paolo Gregoletto took some time out from lockdown to answer some questions fired at him through the old interweb. New album ‘What The Dead Men Say’ has been universally acclaimed by all those lucky enough …

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Interview: Lena Scissorhands – Infected Rain

Infected Rain

Lacuna Coil and Eluveitie, along with Infected Rain, was just one of many killer multi band tours that we were treated to last year. Moldovan metallers Infected Rain had just released their latest album ‘Endorphin’ and we spoke to lead vocalist Lena Scissorhands about the album, amongst other topics. Infected …

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Interview: Rob Vitacca – The Alligator Wine

The Alligator Wine

Hailing from the Black Forest in Germany, The Alligator Wine play vintage rock… but without using any guitars. The duo of Rob Vitacca on vocals, Hammond organ, Moog synthesizer and percussion, and drummer Thomas Teufel are counting down the days until they release their stunning debut album ‘Demons Of The …

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Interview: Sam Vallen – Caligula’s Horse

Caligula's Horse

Australian progressive metal outfit Caligula’s Horse are gearing up for the release of their latest opus; ‘Rise Radiant’. Guitarist and co-founder Sam Vallen drew the short straw and answered our call. Here Sam talks about the album recording process and all things ‘Rise Radiant’ related. In the run up to …

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