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Festival Preview – Roadburn Redux

Roadburn Festival returns this year as ‘Roadburn Redux’, which takes place online with loads of things to choose from. Echoes and Dust looks ahead to see who and what is involved this year.

Under The Influence with Pontus Levahn from Horndal

Horndal’s drummer Pontus Levahn picks out three choice albums that proved formative to the Swedish metal band’s sound.

Under The Influence with Depths of Hatred

The members of French ambient / post-rock band BRUIT ≤ tell us about 3 releases that have influenced them a lot.

Under The Influence with BRUIT ≤

The members of French ambient / post-rock band BRUIT ≤ tell us about 3 releases that have influenced them a lot.

Under The Influence with Stearica

The members of Italian avant/post/progressive rock band Stearica tell us about 3 releases that have influenced them a lot.

Under The Influence with David Bruno from Summoning The Lich

Summoning The Lich has created a world where death metal reigns supreme and the realm of fantasy is thoroughly embraced. Vocalist David Bruno tells us about 3 releases that have influenced him a lot.

Under The Influence with Pupil Slicer

Combining all the sharp edges of angular mathcore with the bonecrushing intensity of grindcore, Pupil Slicer will certainly leave a mark on 2021. We asked the band about 3 records that have influenced them a lot.

Under The Influence with Knoll

Memphis based Knoll combine death metal and grindcore on their new album Interstice. The band tells us about 3 records that have influenced them a lot…

Under The Influence with Sarin

Canadian post-metallers Sarin tell us about the records that have influenced them the most.

Under The Influence with Alkerdeel

Stoner rockers Indica Blues tell us about 3 records that have influenced them a lot…

Under The Influence with Indica Blues

Stoner rockers Indica Blues tell us about 3 records that have influenced them a lot…

Under the Influence | Maritime Horror Stories with Philip Byrne from Gama Bomb

Having inked a deal with Los Angeles based Prosthetic Records, Gama Bomb return with a nautical-themed album that will surely be the soundtrack to the final months of 2020 for old school metal-lovers the globe over. Inspired by Victorian …

Under the Influence with Galen Baudhuin from Infera Bruo

Two short years after the release of Cerement, Infera Bruo returns with Rites of the Nameless; a six part subterranean odyssey through modern blackened metal. The transformative powers of those intervening years have elicited a …

Under the Influence with Undeath

Undeath are an old school death metal band from Rochester, NY. They recently signed a deal with Prosthetic Records to release their debut full-length album Lesions Of A Different Kind on October 23rd. The album contains 10 tracks of unique old sch …

Under the Influence with Pothamus

Raya is the debut album by sludge/post-rock band Pothamus, which is a 50-minutes long concept album focusing on a band that is searching for their own stories. “Respecting the intangible, we puzzled existing myths and ideas until new meanings emerged”, …

Under the Influence with Melissa Guion from MJ Guider

MJ Guider releases their new album Sour Bell Cherry today on Kranky. Sour Cherry Bell retains the glassy gauze of her debut, 2016’s Precious Systems, but shaded starker and darker, framed by mechanical rhythms and humid industrial moods. She speak …

Under the Influence with Fires In The Distance

Connecticut based melodic death-doom metal four-piece Fires In The Distance will release their debut album, titled Echoes From Deep November, via Prosthetic Records on September 18th. Over the course of six melancholic tracks, Echoe …

Under the Influence with Steve Redmond from Foretoken

Having recently signed to Prosthetic Records, melodic death metal duo Foretoken are preparing to release their debut album, Ruin (released on September 4th). The core band of Steve Redmond (guitars and orchestral compositions) and Dan Cooley (lyrics an …

Exclusive Track Stream: Asphodel Wine – Romanticide

Asphodel Wine | Facebook Sarah and Zachary’s universes collided in Autumn 2015, when their respective bands SubRosa and Minsk were both invited to support Cult of Luna on a West Coast U.S. tour. Upon returning home, separated by 1402 miles (2256 kilome …

Under the Influence with William Lacalmontie from Ovtrenoir

Ovtrenoir is a post-metal band from Paris, France. Initiated by William Lacalmontie (guitar / vocals) in 2013 as an instrumental acoustic post-rock project, the line-up consists of long-time close friends Julien Taubregeas (The Great Divide – drums), A …

Under the Influence with Thelma Ramon

Thelma Ramon is a singer/songwriter originally from Houston, Texas and currently residing in Belgium. Embarking on her first musical endeavour after years of gestation behind closed doors, these recordings present to the world the first glimpse of the …

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