Just before the release of the critically acclaimed Death Atlas, we cornered Cattle Decapitation’s Josh Elmore to talk legacy, history and what humanity is doing wrong.
Smart “pop” was EVERYWHERE. It was an embarrassment of riches — the songwriting genius of Steely Dan, the power and precision of Motown, Kool & The Gang, Earth Wind & Fire, Curtis Mayfield, the hilarity and impossibility of Zappa and Captain Beefheart, the crushing, exhilarating intelligence of Zeppelin…
We first encountered Rookes back in May and were completely blown away. On November 8th they released their second EP, Liminal which they ‘launched’ a few days later at a joyous show at The Glory in Dalston. Now the dust has settled a little on all of that activity, we popped them a few questions to find out a bit more about what makes Rookes tick.
Greg Hyde speaks to Daughters’ Alexis SF Marshall about touring, songwriting, and finally getting to be a ‘middle rung’ band.
David Bowes spoke to Nile guitarist Karl Sanders prior to their Glasgow show and rather than have us sling our hook, he was more than happy to answer a few questions about their phenomenal ninth album, Vile Nilotic Rites.
Ahead of the release of their newest album ‘Spiritual Instinct’, Nick Dunn sat down with Alcest to discuss where its themes of spirituality and personal struggle come from.
David Bowes spoke to GosT mastermind Baalberith to discuss the important things in life – Satan, synths and heavy metal.
Resident Psychonaut and Deadhead Martyn Coppack asks the questions. Garcia Peoples’ Andy Cush, Derek Spaldo, and Danny Arakaki answer the call.
Bruce Soord candidly speaks about his new solo album, his equation with Katatonia and how the band The Pineapple Thief functions after Gavin Harrison joined the band.
Gavin Brown had a chat with Norman Westberg to hear all about the album and his transition from band member to solo artist and upcoming tour with Swans’ Michael Gira as well as career with Swans, Heroine Sheiks and his many other musical projects.
The reason we can do these kinds of miracle things is because of our fans and partners throughout the world who understand and support our music. We’re truly thankful.
Gavin Brown caught up with Ufomammut to discuss their new release ‘XX’ as well as talking about the band’s musical history, new music, recent tour, their label Neurot and the Italian heavy music scene.
Gavin Brown had a chat with Pelican guitarist Trevor de Brauw to talk all about their new album ‘Nighttime Stories’ and its inspiration, recording and artwork as well as discussing topics such as the effect fatherhood has had in the bands music, their latest tour, memories of their first ever gig and having their own collaboration beer and a burger named after them.
The Utopia Strong consists of Steve Davis, Kavus Torabi and Michael J York. Gavin Brown caught up with the band to find out more about them and their upcoming self-titled release.
Progressive metal group Klone from France release their album Le Grand Voyage on 20th September on Kscope. Bidisha Kesh caught up with vocalist Yann Ligner to find out more.
Andy Little asked Jed Maheu from Californian thrashers Zig Zags a bunch of questions about the band, their tour and more.
(((O))) FEATURED INTERVIEW
I’ve had some real problems in my lifetime dealing and living with mental health issues. I’ve not really felt comfortable talking about it until more recently. I feel like it’s important to talk about these things because people consider them ‘awkward’ topics. I used writing music as a means to channel it and I felt a lot better for writing music and going to shows and being able to put my time and energy into something I loved so much really helped me.