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Trivium's Paulo Gregoletto: 'Vengeance Falls is the Culmination of Everything We've Been Striving Towards"...

Trivium have released the album of their career to date in Vengeance Falls. Paulo Gregoletto tells us a little about it's conception and execution.

After a seeming eternity of having my ears skewered by muzak as I stand in the early Spring Canberra sunshine, the line goes dead. Marvellous.

Stratovarius: A Change of Seasons

We just refer to her as the Nemesis angel...

Stratovarius can easily contend for one of the longest running metal bands in Europe, with a very colourful history that almost saw the demise of the band back in 2005, Regardless of their perils,

“We want these shows to be fucking stellar. We’re going to play our asses off!” – Gus G on Firewind’s imminent Aussie tour.

Gus G was setting stages alight with his blazing guitar solos long before he achieved international metal stardom as Ozzy Osbourne’s axeman. Now Firewind are preparing to unleash their Greek fire and fury Down Under for the first time.

Firewind is a band that is currently flourishing in the constantly shifting heavy metal landscape.

Heidenfest 2013 - Bataclan, Paris, 23/09/13

Last Monday the Bataclan in Paris was rocked by the travelling Folk Metal Festival Heidenfest 2013. On the line-up were Ensiferum, Turisas, Equilibrium, SuidAkrA and Frosttide.

The Anatomy of Wild Card with Floor Jansen of ReVamp

“I think you should listen to Wild Card if you have ideas about how bands with female singers sound like. It brings something new to the table. It's more modern, it's heavier than most people would think, and I think that is something refreshing.”

In symphonic metal, the soaring soprano vocals of Floor Jansen are well known, increasingly so since she began to work with industry heavyweights Nightwish.

My Dream Band: Christopher Kinder from Jon Oliva's Pain

Another muso selects some of his fave peers to make up a true supergroup...

Hello Christopher, and thank you for participating in this little survey of ours.

King Parrot: In Full and Frightening Flight

"Yeah, it’s all part of a day’s work really, eating a little shit whilst jumping off bars”.

By now; unless you have been held captive by a family of rabid raccoons, it is all about King Parrot and if you have been fortunate enough to catch these monsters live, you know th

Chariots of the Gods' Mathieu St-Amour: 'I love every kind of music!"

This one's got it all: Gurus, alien technology, resurrection and... KIP WINGER!!

Bonjour, monsieur St-Armour, comment allez-vous? Er, that's about as far as my French goes so we'll stop right there and I'll continue in my mother tongue... thanks for joining us!

Meshuggah's Marten Hagstrom: "There’s a lot of shit that we’ve done that I really truly hate!"

But he's not talking about Koloss...

Meshuggah hit our shores this week, doing a five show tour with Lamb of God and aiming to blow our collective minds.

Holy Grail's Luna: "My dream band? I broke the rules and went for the absolute greatest live act!"

Luna bends the rules but comes up with a great band...

Greetings Mr Luna, and thanks for getting Holy Grail involved in this Q and A... Let's get right into things. Who would be fronting this band of yours?