Gavin Brown

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Ever since I discovered my Dad’s Doors and Alice Cooper records, I have had an all encompassing passion for music. I attended my first gig (The Almighty) in 1994 and have been attending gigs all over the world ever since. I have always been into the heavier side of music but have definite eclectic tastes. hardcore, grindcore, death metal, punk, sludge metal, hip hop and doom are some of favourites but if it’s good I’ll give it a listen and am always on the lookout for new bands, artists and albums. Reviewing albums and gigs is a big passion for me too and am always on the lookout to do more and more.

Articles by Gavin Brown

Mortiis

Gavin Brown caught up with Mortiis to see what music he has been working on recently and what he has planned for the future as well as how he is doing during the pandemic and more, in a very interesting and entertaining chat.

Lu Edmonds and Mark Roberts from Blabbermouth

Gavin Brown had a chat with Lu Edmonds and Mark Roberts from Blabbermouth to discuss the band’s new material as well as their last album ‘Hörspiel’, how they got together and their rich musical history that has included working with everyone from Public Image Ltd and The Damned to Neneh Cherry and Massive Attack and much more.

Mike De La O from Skeletal Remains

Gavin Brown caught up with Skeletal Remains guitarist Mike De La O to hear about the recording of their new album, the difficulties doing so during a world pandemic and much more.

Dropdead – Dropdead 2020

2020 might be a write off of a year but as long as you’ve got Dropdead bringing out music as exciting as this, it makes it a bit more bearable.

Michael Berdan from Uniform

Gavin Brown caught up with the Uniform’s vocalist Michael Berdan to hear all about their new album and its sound and creation as well as working with kindred spirits The Body, Uniform’s pre-lockdown tour and what music is influencing him and the band.

Bryan Elkins from Twin God (+ Exclusive Album Stream)

Gavin Brown caught up with Twin God’s Bryan Elkins to get an insight into their new EP ‘Deaths’ and its creation as well as the history of Twin God and their musical progression, and much more.

Luca Indrio from Necrot

Gavin Brown caught up with Necrot vocalist/bassist Luca Indrio to hear all about their new album as well as well as touring with favourites like Exhumed and Cannibal Corpse, the new wave of bands that they are a part of and all things death metal related.

Evan Patterson from Jaye Jayle

Gavin Brown caught up with Jaye Jayle’s Evan Patterson to hear all about their new album Prisyn, how it was created and the electronic influence on the record as well as the prospect of returning to the live arena, working on music with his parttner Emma Ruth Rundle and his other band Young Widows.

Jeff Clayton from ANTiSEEN

Gavin Brown caught up with ANTiSEEN’s vocalist Jeff Clayton to hear all about the history of ANTiSEEN, their recent live-streamed gig, their history with the infamous GG Allin and much more.

Youth

Gavin Brown caught up with Youth to chat about the Acid Punk Dub Apocalypse album, the next Killing Joke album, his production skills, working with Paul McCartney, Kate Bush and Big Youth and his adventures in acid house, punk and dub in a very informative chat.

Viviankrist – Cross Modulation: Bootleg Remixes

As a companion piece, this is on a par with its original state but also stands alone as its own separate entity with a complete set of crushing aural soundscapes.

Steve Von Till – No Wilderness Deep Enough

No Wilderness Deep Enough is an undeniably epic album that sees Steve Von Till’s reputation as a solo artist in his own right grow larger once again.

Steve Von Till

Gavin Brown had the pleasure of catching up with Steve Von Till again to hear all about his new record ‘No Wilderness Deep Enough’ and the creative process that went into it, as well as discussing his book of poetry and lyrics that accompany the release of the album.

Gavin Van Vlack from Burn

Gavin Brown caught up with NYHC musician Gavin Van Vlack for a chat about what music he is working on at the moment, keeping busy during lockdown, what Burn are up to in the future, and much more.

Tristan Shone from Author & Punisher

Gavin Brown had the pleasure of talking to Tristan Shone from Author & Punisher about the new material and what he has been working on as well as his experience of touring with Tool before the pandemic hit, his influences as a musician and standing uk against fascism and police brutality.

Sara G. from Entry

Gavin Brown had a chat with Entry vocalist Sara Gregory to discuss the new album, past live shows, influences as a vocalist and loads more on punk and hardcore.

Zachary Ilya Ezrin from Imperial Triumphant

Gavin Brown had the pleasure of talking to Imperial Triumphant vocalist and guitarist Zachary Ilya Ezrin to hear all about their new album Alphaville, and much more.

Des Kensel (Ex-High On Fire)

Gavin Brown had the chance to talk to Des Kensel about his career with High On Fire and the highlights of his time with the band as well as his pre High On Fire musical history and what the future holds for him.

Black String from Vampire

Gavin Brown caught up with Vampire guitarist Black String to hear all about their new album Rex and how the album was created as well as discussing the history of Vampire, lockdown gigs and favourite vampire movies.

David Brenner from Gridfailure (+ Exclusive Video Premiere)

Gavin Brown caught up with Gridfailure main man David Brenner to delve deep into the world of Gridfailure to hear all about the new album ‘Sixth Mass-Extinction Skulduggery II’.

Andreas Nilsson from Naglfar

Gavin Brown caught up with Naglfar guitarist Andreas Nilsson to hear all about the new album ‘Cerecloth’, the video for Vortex Of Negativity, keeping busy during lockdown, memorable live gigs and essential black metal albums.

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