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Exclusive Album Premiere: Trillionaire – Romulus

Trillionaire are a band who play sweeping progressive rock with both a dark and anthemic feeling to create massive and focussed songs. The band features current and former members of bands such as Inter Arma, Revocation, Ken Mode and A Fucking Elephant …

Svarrogh: Bulgarian folklore, history and ways of looking back

Multi-instrumentalist Dimo Dimov has been living in Germany for years now, but returns to his native Bulgaria with his main project Svarrogh frequently. It’s not his only project, but perhaps the one closest to himself. Guido Segers finds out more.

Lee Buford from The Body

Gavin Brown caught up with The Body drummer Lee Buford to hear all about their new album ‘I’ve Seen All I Need To See’, touring memories, sonically inspiring live shows and what The Body have coming up in the future which continues their impressive output of releases.

Away from Voivod

Gavin Brown caught up with Voivod drummer Away to talk about their latest live album as well as the band’s follow up to their last album The Wake, the influence of punk and hardcore on Away as a drummer and on Voivod, legendary tours, and his vast array of artwork which will once again be the subject of a forthcoming book.

Lovidalf Ranemmak VI about his creation: the genre of Ordo Cantet

Lovidalf Ranemmak VI is an individual, but to be honest it’s more an artistic entity… The man who created his very own music genre called Ordo Cantet. Guido Segers finds out more.

Lasher – Unleashing Kuwaiti black metal

Lasher is a black metal band from Kuweit, that regardless of Kuweit’s open approach to culture still has to work deeply underground, in anonymity. Guido Segers caught up with the person behind this solo metal project to find out more.

Mike Gallagher from Mustard Gas And Roses

Gavin Brown caught up with Mike Gallagher from Mustard Gas And Roses to talk about their latest release ‘We Are One’, how Mustard Gas And Roses have developed as a band, what we can expect from their next album, memorable live gigs, his time with Isis and his respect for Kurt Vonnegut who inspired the band’s name.

Wino from The Obsessed / Saint Vitus

Gavin Brown had a chat with Wino about the new Obsessed album, his latest solo album Forever Gone, recent gigs, his vast musical career including a very memorable gig in Holland and seeing Black Sabbath live in concert early in their career and the effect it had in him and his earliest concert memories.

Mikael Stanne from Dark Tranquillity

Gavin Brown had a chat with Dark Tranquillity’s vocalist Mikael Stanne to talk about their latest album ‘Moment’ and how it was created as well as discussing their livestream gig for the album and their thirtieth anniversary as Dark Tranquility.

Pharaoh Overlord

Gavin Brown had a chat with Pharaoh Overlord to hear about their latest album and their shared musical history with Aaron Turner as well as musical highlights, touring with Sleep and what several of the band’s other group Circle are up to next.

Clayton Gore from Pulchra Morte

Gavin Brown caught up with Pulchra Morte drummer Clayton Gore to talk about the album and the making of it as well as the stunning artwork that adorns the cover and other subjects including the Serpents Choir, the history of Pulchra Morte and essential doom, black and death metal albums.

Bob Otis from Dropdead

Last year Gavin Brown caught up with Dropdead vocalist Bob Otis to talk about their latest album as well as the recently re-release collections of the band’s early work, musical influences, their firm anti-fascist stance and the state of the world at this time in an informative conversation.

Varkâna: Iranian Underground Dungeon Synth

Varkâna is one of those unlikely acts to find on your path, experimenting with dungeon synth and its cousin dark ambient to create sonic experiences from his homeland Iran. Guido Segers finds out more.

John Bush from Armored Saint / Anthrax

Gavin Brown caught up with vocalist John Bush to hear all about the latest Armored Saint album ‘Punching The Sky’ and the potential of playing the new material live as well as memories of his time with both Armored Saint and Anthrax and how he is keeping busy during the pandemic.

Dana Helmuth from Yatra

Gavin Brown had a chat with Yatra vocalist/guitarist Dana Helmuth to discuss their latest album ‘All Is Lost’ as well as their prodigious recording output so far, memories of memorable gigs and all things doom.

Akerius: Occitanian dungeon synth from the Indian Ocean

Akerius is a dungeon synth project in Réunion, which is an island in the Indian Ocean. Guido Segers caught up with main man Aker Aeon to find out more.

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