Nick Khalabuzar is one of the founders of Kazakhstan metal band Zarraza and to say he’s a passionate metalhead would be a vast understatement. Guido Segers finds out more.
As any self-respecting psych fan will tell you, it is often not just about the music but also about the record labels themselves and you wont go too far into the world of psych before encountering Cardinal Fuzz. Known as The Cardinal, Dave Cambridge has been busy tripping out psych heads minds for years now with a catalogue of releases which simply defy any categorisation other than they are guaranteed to blow you mind. Martyn Coppack caught up with the man himself to talk all things psych.
Robin Ono caught up with Sunn O))) founding guitarist Greg Anderson to learn a little more about their latest studio session with Steve Albini as well as their approach to sound and live shows.
Wolfhounds guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Andy Golding took time out to explain the making of his debut solo album under the moniker Dragon Welding.
London guitar duo Markers have just released their brilliant debut album Heaven In The Dark Earth. We caught up with both of the bands members, Jason Carty and Jodie Cox to hear all about the album as well as discussing forthcoming live plans, the pair …
Pagan past, notorious music and wandering the verdant realm with Theudho.
With Southern Lord reissuing the first two Caspar Brotzmann Massaker albums, we caught up with Caspar himself to talk all about them, his memories of making them, the history of Massaker as well as his other musical projects both past and present and what he is working on next.
I believe the answers she was seeking through her art are as relevant today as they ever were. I also believe that she was almost prophetic in her description of what the world would be like in the future – we are very much living in that world now.
The principle behind Terrastock remains and has been carried forward into Woolf. It’s an intimate event which a great deal of love and care goes into curating. Bands and artists are there not only because we happen to like their music, but because they are nice people.
Revocation’s Dave Davidson is known the world over as one of the premier guitarists in metal, with a distinction that few have of being an accomplished guitarist in other styles. His constant evolvement as a musician has garnered the band continued pra …
“We’ve put a lot of thought into creating an event we ourselves would want to attend – we want everyone to feel welcome and comfortable being themselves, whoever they are.”
Personally I love being in the studio; that’s where we really get to indulge every idea we can come up with, and it’s never too arduous making a Teeth Of The Sea record, we tend to work very quickly due to the fact that we can’t afford much time in the studio.
People want to like it, they want it to be good. I guess it could have gone so wrong, I mean I’ve seen a lot of bands that get it wrong, it wasn’t really an option. We have all put so much work into getting it right, but giving it its own Ruts DC twist, breathing life into it
Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard’s guitarist Paul Davies explains how they wanted to ‘evolve the music’ for their expansive third and trilogy closing Yn Ol l Annwn album.
Gavin Brown had a chat with Faith Coloccia and Alex Barnett to talk all about their new album ‘VLF’ and how the recording and creation of the album went as well as Faith’s work with her other projects Mamiffer and Mára as well as the SIGE record label and what inspires them as an artist.
Honoured by the opportunity, we got a chance to catch up with Taka to talk about the new album, their anniversary and much 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.