Amanda Lowe Warnakulasuriya(ALW) is an Ottawa-based multi-lingual singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, grant writer, community builder and the director of programming for Girls+ Rock Ottawa (G+RO), “a community organization that provides professio …
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 …
“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!”
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.
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 …
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.
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.
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.
Gavin Brown caught up with Frozen Soul’s vocalist Chad Green to hear all about the album as well as the band’s early days and influences and what else they have coming up this year.
Gavin Brown had a chat with Asphyx vocalist Martin van Drunen to discuss all things Necroceros and Asphyx including their new video, livestream, tentative touring plans and playing live in a pandemic as well as his time in fellow death metal bands Pestilence and Bolt Thrower.
With the release of her wonderful debut album, A Common Turn, Anna B Savage kindly tells Echoes about its making, her musical influences, and what the future may hold in a post Brexit, pandemic world.
Gavin Brown caught up with Nervosa singer Diva Satanica to talk about the return of the band and their new album Perpetual Chaos including how the album came to be during the pandemic and much more.
Ahead of the release of his new album, Under A Spell, Richard Barbieri brings Echoes and Dust up-to-speed on the breakup of Japan, how he combines vintage and cutting edge technology, plus details of his varied and inspiring collaborations.
In the wake of Hades’ colossal 2020 success, David Bowes grabbed a conversation with Supergiant Games’ soundtrack composer and audio director Darren Korb to chat orchestras, voice acting and why early access is the key to confidence.
Ionophore play dark, ambient music and this is personified on their brilliant new album Knells which they are just about to release. Gavin Brown has a chat with the band to find out more.
Gavin Brown had a chat with Clem Burke, drummer of The Empty Hearts and Blondie, about the band’s legacy, his career as a musician, the New York scene he was part of that centred around CBGBs and his brief stint as drummer of the Ramones and much more.
(((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.