Interviews

Interview: Jordan Birchall – Bleed Again

Brighton based five-piece; Bleed Again, are set to release their eagerly awaited new single ‘Survive’, on July 31st. We spoke to drummer Jordan Birchall about the single, as well as the importance of keeping fans interested during the lockdown. What are the origins of the band, how long have you …

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Interview: Matt Pearce – Matt Pearce & The Mutiny

London-based, Glasgow-born, guitarist Matt Pearce is an original member of the successful UK hard rock outfit Voodoo Six. Last year Matt formed Matt Pearce & The Mutiny, and released acclaimed debut album ‘Gotta Get Home’, an album that draws from the full range of Matt’s influences and passions: rock, blues, …

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Interview: Dead Posey

L.A.-based rock band Dead Posey are wedded duo Danyell Souza and Tony F. New EP ‘Malfunction’, has just been released on Sumerian Records, and sees the band going down a darker, more industrial path. We spoke to Danyell and Tony about the EP, as well as the heartache surrounding the …

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Interview: Ludvig Turner – Reach

Swedish rock ‘n’ roll trio; Reach, have just released their latest single: ‘Higher Ground’. We spoke to vocalist/guitarist Ludvig Turner about the new material, as well as the origins of the band, and what it’s like having the human dynamo Erik Grönwall as a manager. Hi Ludvig, thanks for taking …

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Interview – Hauptmann Feuerschwanz

German medieval/folk-metallers Feuerschwanz are gearing up for the release of their latest album; ‘Das elfte Gebot’, their first since signing with Napalm Records. The captain himself; Hauptmann Feuerschwanz, was kind enough to put down his horn of mead and talk to us about the new album, and how the band …

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Interview: Chris Boltendahl – Grave Digger

With the recent release of ‘Fields Of Blood’, German Heavy Metal legends Grave Digger brought their acclaimed Scottish trilogy of albums to an end. Vocalist and founding member Chris Boltendahl talks us through the stories behind the album, as well as talking about what the band had planned for their …

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Interview: Paul Visser – Black Orchid Empire

Black Orchid Empire

London based trio Black Orchid Empire have just released their dazzling new album ‘Semaphore’, vocalist/guitarist Paul Visser filled us in on the recording process, as well as the concept behind the album. DGM: New album ‘Semaphore’ has just been released; what was the gestation period of the album like? PV: …

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Interview: Carol Hodge

Best known for her work with Crass founder Steve Ignorant, Huddersfield based Carol Hodge is a singer and pianist who has spent much of the last few years on keyboards and backing vocals touring with Steve’s acoustic project Slice Of Life. She was a lead vocalist in Steve Ignorant’s Last …

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Interview – Jennifer Haben – Beyond The Black

Beyond The Black

German symphonic metal outfit Beyond The Black are gearing up to launch their latest album; ‘Horizons’. Vocalist and founding member Jennifer Haben spoke to us about the album recording process, a slight change in direction on one of the tracks, as well as waxing lyrical about her love for Wacken …

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Interview: Aaron Aedy – Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost

Formed in Halifax, West Yorkshire, in 1988, Paradise Lost are forerunners of the UK Gothic Doom scene. Over thirty years later, and the band are still turning out one classic album after another. Current album ‘Obsidian’ see’s Paradise Lost continue in the rich vein of form from the last few …

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