Today (26th March 2021) marks the release of '68's raw, energy-fuelled third album 'Give One Take One', the follow-up to their 2020 EP 'Love Is Ain't Dead'. Ahead of the release, '68 shared a very creative video for 'Bad Bite', which was hand-drawn and animated by vocalist/guitarist Josh Scogin. Keen to find out more about the song and accompanying video, which took fourteen months to create, we caught up with Scogin to discuss the writing process, themes and stories from behind the scenes...
Dreamshade released their new album 'A Pale Blue Dot' earlier this month, inspired by US scientist Carl Sagan's famous book 'Pale Blue Dot'. Ahead of the release, the Swiss metallers teamed up with Italian singer Rose Villain for their single 'Stone Cold Digital', which explores the negative impacts of technology and social media addiction. We caught up with vocalist Kevin Calì to find out more, including the song's writing process, themes and stories from behind the scenes.
Earlier this month, dark melodic metallers Witherfall released their highly anticipated third album Curse Of Autumn. The band revealed a series of singles ahead of the album, teaming up with renowned director Zev Deans (Ghost, Chelsea Wolfe, Denzel Curry, St. Vincent) for the As I Lie Awake video. Intrigued to find out more, we caught up with vocalist/keyboardist Joseph Michael and guitarist Jake Dreyer to discuss the song's theme, stories from behind the scenes and more.
The time has almost arrived for French metalcore quintet LANDMVRKS to release 'Lost In The Waves', their heaviest record to date. Over the last few months, the band have offered a glimpse into their third album with a series of singles, including 'Lost In A Wave', which the band describes as "one of the darkest and deepest tracks" they've ever written. We caught up with them to discuss the song's writing process, themes and stories from behind the scenes.
Norway's White Void will take you on a nostalgic trip through the seventies, eighties, nineties and 2000s on their upcoming debut album 'Anti', influenced by a variety of genres from occult rock and new wave, to black metal and electronic music. We caught up with vocalist Lars Nedland to delve into band's recent single 'Do. Not. Sleep.', discussing the writing process, themes, stories from behind the scenes and more.
Atmospheric rockers The Hyena Kill have embarked on their next chapter, welcoming two new members, Sam Jones (guitar/synths) and Charlie Seisay (bass), for the release of their sophomore album 'A Disconnect'. In the lead up to the release, which is out today via APF Records, the quartet revealed a series of singles, including the incredibly powerful 'Bleached'. We caught up with the band to find out more...
Sinoptik's latest single 'Apple Tree' seeks enlightenment, to relieve the pain in their home country and the world beyond. We caught up with the Ukranian power rock trio to discuss the single and it's accompanying video in more detail, from the writing process and themes to stories behind the scenes.
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.