There are exciting times ahead for Australian cinematic metal quintet Acolyte. The band returned earlier this month with the release of their 10-minute epic 'Entropy', offering a glimpse into their forthcoming sophomore album. We caught up with bassist Jason Grondman to delve into their new single and accompanying video, discussing the writing process, themes, stories from behind the scenes and more.
German metalcore quartet Annisokay are back with their brand new album 'Aurora', their first to feature new frontman and heavy vocalist Rudi Schwarzer. The band revealed a series of singles in the run up to the album's release, including the very personal 'Like A Parasite'. We caught up with the band to discuss the song's themes and how they transfer to the music video, stories from behind the scenes and more.
Swedish metallers Tribulation have been gearing up to the release of their new album, 'Where the Gloom Becomes Sound', with three haunting singles, including 'Funeral Pyre' which guitarist Adam Zaars describes as "a raw, yet melodic, and ethereal ride, from this world to the mythical past and into the beyond." We caught up with Zaars to find out more, including the writing process, themes and stories from behind the scenes.
Platinum-certified alt/rock/pop singer Maggie Lindemann is going from strength to strength, from garnering billions of streams to launching her clothing line, podcast and, most recently, releasing her 'Paranoia' EP. We caught up with Lindemann to find out more about her song 'Knife Under My Pillow', the first single from the EP, to discuss the writing process, themes and behind the scenes stories.
Dutch blackened death/doom metallers Soulburn unveiled their new album 'NOA’S D’ARK' last year, including their ferocious single 'Shrines Of Apathy'. Intrigued to find out more, we caught up with founding member Eric Daniels and vocalist/bassist Twan van Geel to discuss the song and it's accompanying video, including themes, the writing process and stories from behind the scenes.
New York City-based collective VRSTY have unveiled a video for their latest single 'Massive', a straight-talking track from their recently released EP 'Cloud City'. Described by vocalist Joey Varela as the moment when he decided he was "gonna do whatever it took to break through", we caught up to discuss the song's theme, behind the scenes stories and more.
GHØSTKID, the new moniker of Sebastian “Sushi” Biesler (formerly of Eskimo Callboy), emerged earlier this year and have made an impressive mark with their dark and catchy self-titled debut album. We caught up with Sushi to find out more about the band's recent single 'YØU & I', including the writing process, accompanying music video and stories from behind the scenes.
Alternative rock quartet TOVA have been making waves this year with a series of successful singles and their latest offering, the dark 'Headcount', continues to prove why this band are ones to watch. Intrigued to find out more, we caught up with vocalist Jack Fawdry to discuss the song's themes, their writing process, the music video and stories from behind the scenes.
Singer-songwriter BLANKS released his debut EP 'cheap sodas and ice cream kisses' in August, drawing on his love of 80s era pop and dance to deliver a summer-infused indie-pop record. Lead single 'Favorite Nightmare' was written with the input of BLANKS' Instagram following, who picked their favourite melodies and suggested lyrical topics, resulting in an upbeat exploration of, in his own words, "a relationship which had its moments, but wasn’t good for both sides." We caught up with BLANKS to find out more...
Northern Ireland's CATALAN! (the project of Ewen Friers) caught our attention with his lively mix of indie, post-rock, and post-punk on debut album 'Veritas'. Ahead of the release CATALAN! revealed the catchy 'Fortune', a fitting track that "echoes how we consume the world through social media." We caught up with Friers to find out more about 'Fortune', including the writing process, themes, the accompanying music video and more.