(((O))) Category: Interviews

Alex Taylor from Malevolence

Gavin Brown had a chat with Malevolence vocalist Alex Taylor to hear all about the new EP ‘The Other Side’, filming a video for one of the EP’s songs in Tokyo, creating an anthem for these times, how he is keeping busy during the lockdown, touring with Terror, crazy gigs and the heavy music scene in the band’s Sheffield hometown.

Las Ratapunks!

We got together because we wanted to have a band, sing about some experiences, let our voices be heard in regards to certain issues that we don’t agree with, and to give visibility to other issues that are still taboo.

Stig Miller from Amebix

Gavin Brown had a chat with Amebix guitarist Stig Miller to delve into the band’s past, the recording of their classic albums and subsequent comeback and enduring legacy as well as hearing about what he is working on at the moment and how he is keeping busy during this uncertain period.

Silk Leash

“People are really clever when things are left with empty spaces to fill in” – Shalin.

Steve Austin from Today Is The Day

Gavin Brown caught up with Steve Austin from Today Is The Day to hear all about the madness of being on tour when the pandemic took full effect, but also about the tour’s plus points as well as an insight into the creation of No Good To Anyone.

Shane Embury from Napalm Death / Dark Sky Burial

Gavin Brown had a chat with Shane Embury about his ambient project Dark Sky Burial as well as the new Napalm Death album, how this pandemic will affect bands, memories with John Peel and Ronnie James Dio and the best curry in Birmingham!

Scott Peterson from Lowlife (Cryptic Slaughter)

Gavin Brown had a chat with Lowlife’s drummer Scott Peterson who talked us through the band’s name change, how life has been since Lowlife got together and all manner of tales from the Cryptic Slaughter days.

Jim Davies (Formerly of The Prodigy / Pitchshifter)

Gavin Brown caught up with Jim Davies to hear all about his new album Headwars and how it came together as well as tales from his time with both the Prodigy and Pitchshifter, his TV and film work and his career in general in an interesting and informative chat.

Ilia Gorovitz

“I always appreciate an artist more when I know he does a lot by himself and also it helps you understand the mind of that artist better”

Interview with Abood Ashqar of miserable.noise.club

The miserable.noise.club is a collective where its members reside in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S., Guangzhou, China and Amman, Jordan. Adriana Ciccone caught up with founding member Abood Ashqar to talk about the collective and more.

Pamirt: Remembrance and Contemplation

Pamirt is a project by Kristiāna Kārkliņa, singer in Latvian black metal band eschatos. Guido Segers asked Kristiāna some questions to find out more.


“Our sound has changed quite a lot since we started, it’s always been about making the most noise from two people but before it was a lot more punk influenced.”

Chris Connelly

Gavin Brown was privileged to delve in deep with Chris Connelly from Ministry, Pigface, Revolting Cocks, Murder Inc and more to hear all about all his musical endeavours from past to present, his career as an author, how he is dealing with the current situation and how he fits it all in.

Blake Harrison from Pig Destroyer

Gavin Brown caught up with Pig Destroyer’s electronics maestro Blake Harrison to talk about all things Pig Destroyer, as well as discussing his other projects Tentacles Of God and Hatebeak.

Vaelastrasz: Azeroth Dungeon Synth Mastery

Vaelastraz is one of the mysterious dungeon synth creators, offering his otherworldly sounds to the faithful. Guido Segers caught up with the artist to find out more.

Born Morbid: Trevor Strnad of The Black Dahlia Murder

Robin Ono caught up with vocalist and heavy metal wizard Trevor Strnad to learn more about the morbid passions that transpire into his work.

JG Thirlwell & Simon Steensland

Gavin Brown caught up with JG Thirlwell and Simon Steensland to hear all about their new collaborative album Oscillospira, as well as chatting with them individually to hear all about their vast musical careers.

Interview with Laura Masotto

Adriana caught up with accomplished violinist and composer Laura Masotto to talk about how she started in music, her recent and upcoming releases, the new album and more.

Leif Edling from Candlemass

Gavin Brown caught up with Candlemass bassist and founder member Leif Edling to talk about the band’s latest EP The Pendulum as well as their last full-length album, 2109’s The Door To Doom, having Tony Iommi bursting on a song, Black Sabbath and things doom!

Niklas Sandin from Katatonia

Katatonia’s Niklas Sandin talks about new album City Burials, the band’s hiatus and keeping inspired after eleven albums.

Interview with Catherine G. of CIGVË

On May 1st Catherine G. is set to release her debut album via her solo project CIGVË titled What Makes Them Burn. Adriana caught up with Catherine to talk about this release, how she started in music and more.

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