Monday, August 25, 2008
HeadbangersBlog.com recently caught up with the Baron of Bad-ass to talk about Motorizer, the Metal Masters Tour, the advantages of dying young, nearly being crushed by a huge stage prop and the sorry state of the music industry. Click here to listen to podcast.
Tuesday, August 19, 2008
During our podcast interview with Cannibal Corpse bassist Alex Webster, the band's main songwriter talks about the group's upcoming studio album, the seven-plus hour DVD set "Centuries of Torment" (which came out July 8 ) and the recent reconciliation with former lyricist Chris Barnes. Webster also discussed the seeming normalcy of serial killers, America's obsession with the macabre, the return of genuinely unnerving movies, the horrors of digital technology, the new generation of goregrind and more. Click here to listen to the podcast.
During an off day on the band's tour with Bullet For My Valentine, we sat down with Bleeding Through singer Brandan Schieppati and discussed the quagmire the band fell into with Trustkill Records, how it rubbed off on the new songs, how the singer was convinced he wad dying from cancer, the misconception that Bleeding Thorough would pull an Atreyu for this disc and get all commercial, and the band's determination to forge ahead and fight to persevere in the face of a record industry that seems to be collapsing like a deck of cards. Click here to download the podcast.
In our exclusive podcast interview with Trivium frontman Matt Heafy, we discussed his Japanese ancestry, the growth the band have undergone since The Crusade, the creation of the new songs, recording in Nashville with producer Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Death Angel, Shadows Fall) and the politics of metal. Click here to listen to the podcast.
To get to the bottom of Nachtmystium's blackened, ethereal souls we tracked down frontman Blake Judd at his home in Chicago and talked about his musical motivations, his label Battle Kommand Records, why his group signed to Century Media, the indulgences that color his brand of psychedelia and who a metal band has to sleep with to get a burger named after it. Click here to listen to the podcast.