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Bryce Seditz from Plaguewielder

Gavin Brown spoke Plaguewielder’s vocalist / guitarist Bryce Seditz to hear all about Covenant Death and its creation as well as the pandemic and the effect on Plaguewielder, US black metal, covering the notorious GG Allin and his most influential albums.

Zvijer – The Barbaric Roots of the Balkans

From the former Yugoslavian Republic hails the band Zvijer, a multi-national entity that brings a type of black metal that feels and tastes like its origins. Balkanian Barbaric Black Metal is what they like to call it themselves. Guido Segers finds out more.

Cryptosis

Gavin Brown caught up with the members of Cryptosis to hear all about their new album ‘Bionic Swarm’ as the music videos that accompany tracks from ‘Bionic Swarm’, concept albums, science fiction and the history of Cryptosis as a band.

Arabia – Oman’s metal warriors

Guido Segers had a chat with Shabeeb Al Haremi, frontman of Arabia, one of the few metal bands in Oman.

Chris Chapman from A Cheery Wave Records

Today (2nd April) sees the release of the ninth A Cheery Wave compilation, and the first to be released physically. The man behind the label is Chris Chapman from post rock stalwarts Flies Are Spies From Hell and we’ve known each other a long time, having spent many drunken evenings inhabiting the same late 2000s London post rock gig scene; so it seemed an apposite time to sit down with him and pop a few questions.

Lars Nedland from White Void

Gavin Brown had a chat with Lars Nedland from White Void to hear all about the band and their latest album Anti, the videos and visual element of the music as well as what  his other bands Solefald and Borknagar have coming up and how he fits all his musical projects in.

Mike IX Williams from Eyehategod

Gavin Brown caught up with Eyehategod vocalist Mike IX Williams to hear all about the band’s new album and its creation as well as his other musical projects, touring with Napalm Death before the pandemic, his book and much more.

Chris R.

I listen to a lot of minimal and ambient techno, like Pan Sonic and Pole and wanted to do something similar and as stripped back as possible.

Hannah & Laura from If I Had A Hifi

If I Had A Hifi are an exciting, emerging London based duo consisting of Hannah Morgan (Vocals, Piano, Violin) and Laura Perrett (Vocals, Piano, Bass), who draw on their experiences of existing as women and workers in a patriarchal capitalist society and channel those feelings into their songwriting. Ahead of the release of their debut EP, Adriana sat down with the band to find out more.

Kristel Jax

Kristel Jax is a Toronto-based artist and musician. She co-authors a quarterly publication titled HUM and on September 4th of last year, she released an album titled Pink under the project name Brigitte Bardon’t. She recorded it using a pink Barbi …

Wayne Adams of Bear Bites Horse Studios

“Wasted Death is my newest thing! It’s with Tom who was in Death Pedals who now plays in USA Nails, and also Charlie from Beggar who are this killer sludge band I’ve worked with before!”

Paul and Ged of New Heavy Sounds label

New Heavy Sounds honchos Paul and Ged reveal the ‘unbelievable merit of the Sabbath Beast’, epiphany moments, achievements, the future hopes for the underground heavy scene, plus an insightful and thoughtful truckload more.

Interview: Riah/Postvorta

Yesterday, Italian post-rock/metal bands RIAH and POSTVORTA released their much-anticipated split album RIAHPSTVRT via Moment of Collapse Records, Shove Records, Fresh Outbreak Records and Trepanation Recordings. The record features one song per band p …

Adam Zaars from Tribulation

Gavin Brown caught up with Tribulation guitarist Adam Zaars to hear about the new album ‘Where The Gloom Becomes Sound’, the band’s line-up changes and how it feels like a new beginning for Tribulation, music videos and the influence of film, the return of live shows and how they have changed as a band since they unleashed their debut album.

Gravesend

Gavin Brown talked to Gravesend to hear all about their new album ‘Methods Of Human Disposal’, how it all came together and what shaped and inspired the album as well as the band’s previous material that led to the new album and much more.

Mathieu ‘Vil’ Vilandré from Fuck The Facts

Gavin Brown caught up with Fuck The Facts drummer Mathieu ‘Vil’ Vilandré to hear all about Pleine Noirceur and its creation as well as the return of Fuck The Facts in the middle of a pandemic and the effect that has had on the band, the new video for the song ‘Dropping Like Flies’, split releases, memorable gigs and the band’s journey through grindcore.

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