Ahead of the release their second long player Moonburn and playing the New Blood Stage at this year’s Bloodstock, Nik Prowse posed a few questions to vocalist Phil Wilkinson from Hull heavyweights Battalions about their new music, Bloodstock and what it’s like being in a band from Hull.
Steve Fallows managed to grab some time with Napalm Death vocalist Barney Greenway in Manchester a few months ago and chatted about the tour, their Glastonbury appearance and how the band had dealt with changes in the industry over time.
Happy birthday to Haken! To celebrate, Chris Sharp asked Richard Henshall some questions about such essential topics as revisiting classic albums, the future, and biscuits.
The Midnight Ghost Train’s Steve Moss kindly took time out to explain how New York, tap dancing, and James Brown funk entered their creative orbit for fourth album ‘Cypress Ave.’.
In his quest to interview metal bands from the most obscure places in the world, Guido Segers caught up with Olsi Ballta of from Albanian band Crossbones to ask him some very interesting questions.
“It was more important than ever to play that night (in Manchester the day after the bomb attack at the Arena) and everyone there, including us, felt that our gig that night was something special. At least I think so.” – Steve Fallows talks to Thomas from Monolord.
Ahead of their headline performance at KozFest this weekend, we publish an in depth piece with one of the most revered names in jazz rock fusion.
“…we often find ourselves sat in a pub having a moan about those middle of the road bands that people nod along to and go ‘Yeah, that’s alright, I might buy that album, that’s quite good’. And really you want to go one way or the other, you want to make people go ’Fuck, that’s brilliant, that’s amazing!’ and then it changes people’s perception of what music is currently.”
Amps for Equality is a non-profit collective of musicians working on charity projects to support LGBT+ and gender equality worldwide, founded in the wake of the recent wave of anti-LGBT violence in Chechnya. Ed Sprake caught up with founding member Javier Wallis to dig into the motivations behind this project and the support shown throughout the wider musical community.
Nathan Lagden caught up with Cellar Darling’s iconic singer Anna Murphy to discuss the band’s album ‘This Is The Sound’ and future plans.
Tim Porter caught up with HarborLights, a post-rock band from Massachusetts, to talk about the band’s background and influences.
Al Necro recently had a chat with Necrot about their album ‘Blood Offerings’, and he was stoked to hear that Necrot are just getting started releasing material.
Somewhere between noise and extreme metal lives Japan’s Endon. Tim Porter managed to catch up with Taichi Nagura, lead singer of the band, and get his take on our many questions about the band.
Tim Porter caught up with Josh Graham, former member of Red Sparowes and Neurosis, and chatted about his new IIVII album, ‘Invasion’, ambient music, and his recent work with Soundgarden and Chris Cornell.
Circle’s new album entitled ‘Terminal’ is out now on Southern Lord Recordings, so we asked long-life fan Richard Collins to send some questions over to bassist and singer Jussi Lehtisalo.
Ahead of the band’s appearance at Be Prog! My Friend on Saturday, Gaz Cloud spoke to Vincent Cavanagh about art, brotherhood and Anathema’s tour and new album.
(((O))) FEATURED INTERVIEW
I’ve had some real problems in my lifetime dealing and living with mental health issues. I’ve not really felt comfortable talking about it until more recently. I feel like it’s important to talk about these things because people consider them ‘awkward’ topics. I used writing music as a means to channel it and I felt a lot better for writing music and going to shows and being able to put my time and energy into something I loved so much really helped me.