(((O))) Category: Interviews

Alex Vagenas from Krause

Greg Hyde talks to Alex Vagenas of Greek noise rockers Krause.

Sammy Sayed from Scarab

Gavin Brown had an extensive and very informative chat with the Scarab’s vocalist Sammy Sayed to get the lowdown on the new album and its creation and themes as well as hearing all about the bands history, influences and what is next for them.

Ted Parsons from Prong / Godflesh / Swans

Ted Parsons has had a storied career, playing drums for so many legendary bands from Swans and Prong to Godflesh and Jesu. Gavin Brown caught up with Ted to find out more.


We never constrain our inspiration. We let it pour out onto our instruments and the most fun we have, the more powerful are the resulting emotions.

Alison Chesley from Helen Money

David Bowes spoke to Alison Chesley of Helen Money about her latest album Atomic and the joys of being embraced by the metal community.


Collectress are a multi-instrumentalist chamber music collective based in and around London who have just released their new album Different Geographies. We had a chat with the band to hear all about the album, it’s creation and inspirations as well as …

Pär Sundström – Sabaton

Nathan Lagden caught up with Sabaton’s bassist Pär Sundström just before their sold-out show at Wembley Arena and found that, for a band immersed in history, they like nothing more than planning for the future. . .

Jim Coleman from Human Impact

Gavin Brown caught up with Jim Coleman from Human Impact to hear all about their self-titled album and its sound, how Human Impact came into fruition, his time with Cop Shoot Cop and life in the urban metropolis that is New York City.

Ashley Tubb of Sugar Horse

How do you top the release of a second EP and opening the final day of Arctangent? You get yourselves on a nationwide tour supporting one of the most popular bands in the UK right now. 2020 looks like it will blow its predecessor out of the water for S …

Sky Valley Mistress

Sky Valley Mistress reveal all about the making of their impressive debut album Faithless Ritual and its imminent release on the New Heavy Sounds label.

The Well

Austin, Texas rockers The Well chat to Echoes and Dust about their formation, making of current album ‘Death and Consolation’, and their involvement with the stoner rock collective Big Scenic Nowhere.

Lilly J – Anchor the Sun

Anchor the Sun is a London-based band with members hailing from Brazil and Wales. It consists of Lilly J (guitar and vocals), Bruno Prado (bass and vocals), and Michael Nash (drums and percussion). Today E&D has the pleasure of premiering the band’ …

Jimmy Bower from Eyehategod / Down

Ahead of Eyehategod coming back to these shores to tour with Napalm Death and the long awaited return of Down, Gavin Brown had a chat with Jimmy Bower to catch up on things.

Jani Liimatainen – Insomnium

Learn to play. Learn your instrument. And write your own songs. Even if you suck at both at first, do it. . . then you can play whatever you want. And stick with it! It’s an over-saturated market everywhere, so it’s hard to get noticed – but stick with it!

Interview: Nada Surf

On February 7th, New-York-based Nada Surf unleashed their heartwarming and uplifting new album titled Never Not Together. From the album title to the lyrics, the band captures the inner workings of life and how we live it. It’s the band’s ninth studio …

Johannes Persson – Cult of Luna

“It didn’t feel like a long hiatus. I mean, we did the album with Julie Christmas and that kept us busy for a couple of years. We have never been a band, for many years that practised all the time, it’s kind of a semi-intense thing . . . Writing this album, I felt like it – and I don’t write all the songs – was getting the machine restarted, I think it went as fast as it could.”


After the unison of around 25 years, the fragmentation of Envy came as a shock to their fans. Things got back in place soon after when the frontman Tetsuya Fukagawa rejoined. This February, 2020, the math-rock band from Japan releases a new album The Fallen Crimson.

Aaron Stainthorpe from My Dying Bride

Gavin Brown caught up with My Dying Bride vocalist Aaron Stainthorpe to hear all about their new album ‘The Ghost Of Orion’, the band’s new members and playing football with Iron Maiden.

Katz Alvis from The Wraith

Gavin Brown had a chat with The Wraith’s guitarist Katz Alvis to hear all about Gloom Ballet and its deathrock sound as well how how the band came to be, having punk icon Rikk Agnew as a fan and more.

Interview: Kunal Singhal and 10 years of Chaos

Ten years of face-melters, jazz odysseys and genre-defying avant-garde exhibitions later, the legend that is Kunal Singhal is preparing another all-day spectacular featuring some of his most enthralling bookings to date. Ahead of the Chaos Theory Festi …

Interview: Channy Leaneagh from Poliça

On January 31st, Poliça releases a new album titled When We Stay Alive via Memphis Industries. It’s an album where co-founder/vocalist/songwriter Channy Leaneagh “realises the power in restructuring her inner self. The album’s title references the idea …

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