Interview: The International Noise Conspiracy

With a political message that is as relevant as ever, The (International) Noise Conspiracy, have reemerged and released a new album A New Morning, A Changing Weather. The new album has a tighter rhythm sound...
Himsa Interview

Interview: Himsa

Musically, it’s metal with a hardcore shell. It’s the drive and askew ideal behind this music that first drew me to the bands ‘harmonic thrash’ assault. It riffs and it barks. And has some shit...
Interview: Rhymesayers

Interview: Rhymesayers

<interview conducted Winter 2000> The Rhymesayers are a crew of MC’s, breakers, and graffiti artists based out of the Midwest. Many look at them as some of the pioneers of the current hip hop...
Interview: Downset

Interview: Downset

On your first self-titled album, the first song, 'Anger', is a very powerful and descriptive song, with lyrics like ‘true blue’ and ‘my pops was killed by the fucking LAPD’.  Was that an accurate...
Interview: Earth Crisis

Interview: Earth Crisis

<interview conducted winter of 2000> How long has the tour been and how much longer do you guys have to go? We are out with Skinlab, In Flames and Walls of Jericho for two months this summer, and...
Interview: Rob Halford. Metal God.

Interview: Rob Halford

In the beginning...there was Sabbath. Sabbath begat metal which begat Judas Priest. There is no metal record collection in the world that does not contain a Priest album in there somewhere. They are what...
Interview: Kottonmouth Kings

Interview: Kottonmouth Kings

The historic Capitol records building in Hollywood! Wow! There it is, standing tall, round and majestic. An oversized Perkins-esque American flag flaps wildly atop the structure that is home to such...
Interview: Kittie

Interview: Kittie

I arrived with intentions of getting some words in with the kiddies of Kittie.  Actually, I think singer Morgan is 18 (or almost) and the rest are between 15-17, and have put in time with bands like...
Interview: Strapping Young Lad

Interview: Strapping Young Lad

Canada’s definitive metal band, Strapping Young Lad, is one of the leading extreme metal acts currently at work. Ever since their inception back in 1994, the Lad has been forging their own brand of...