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Venom Inc's (Mr) Abaddon - He's A Reet Canny Gadgie

Wey Aye, Man...

It’s always polite to check how the interviewee would like to be addressed, so my first question to Venom Inc’s drummer is ‘Do you prefer to be called Abaddon,

Greg Mackintosh of Paradise Lost: Anti-religion, anti-materialism and Medusa

Paradise Lost challenge us to gaze unto to monster that is our present, and our future.

Pioneering British gothic-doom metal band Paradise Lost are set to rele

Rings of Saturn - Ultu Ulla (Nuclear Blast)

Vai and Malmsteen on steroids and crack...
Release Date: 
27 Jul 2017 - 11:30pm

Arguably this is not music in the ordinary sense of the word, it's more like the sound of the universe folding in on itself.

Andreas Kisser of Sepultura: A New Chapter Begins

Andreas Kisser talks us through Sepultura's mighty new album Machine Messiah.

Hot on the heels of their epic two-year 30th Anniversary tour, thrash metal titans

Testament - Brotherhood Of The Snake (Nuclear Blast)

Broooooooooooootal
Release Date: 
28 Oct 2016 - 12:30am

While the world goes mad about Metallica's latest offering, Testament chugg (quite literally and heavily) along, offering us an album which I think is quite possib

In Flames - Battles (Nuclear Blast)

Through twelve albums, the only constant is change for In Flames.
Release Date: 
11 Nov 2016 (All day)

Sweden’s legendary In Flames are set to release their twelfth st

A Few Words With Vader's Poitr Wiwczarek

Poitr, Peter, Pumpkin/Soul-eater...

My interview with Vader’s PiotrPeterWiwczarek is timely, given Vader’s new album The Empire was released last week –

Soilwork's Bjorn 'Speed' Strid: The Need For Mystery

You've eaten your porridge, now wash your bowl...

How is Soilwork’s vocalist Bjorn ‘Speed’ Strid travelling? He’s “doin’ awesome” – and was, at the time of this interview, in Sweden.

Symphony X: "We Just Let The Music Speak"

In the wake of releasing their ninth studio album ‘Underworld’, longstanding U.S. progressive metal band Symphony X are, for the first time, arriving on Australian shores for two ground-breaking shows this October.

This October, twenty-two years since forming in New Jersey in 1994, iconic progressive metal band Symphony X is bound for Australia.

Surgical Meth Machine - Self Titled (Nuclear Blast)

There are no words. There are no fingers...
Release Date: 
15 Apr 2016 - 11:30pm

I put this on the stereo and about an hour later realised that I had bitten all of my fingers off. Such is the madness that is Surgical Meth Machine.