Interviews from Friday 29 April 2016

Interview: Mazz Gambardella of Pariso on Holy Roar and the podcast

As the ever-influential Holy Roar Records reaches its tenth anniversary, we are delving into their history with a series of interviews and features. In this installment we chat to Mazz Gamberdella, formerly of Pariso and the voice behind the Holy Roar Podcast. The photo above sees Mazz deep in

Wednesday 27 April 2016

Interview: Thom Denson of Kerouac on Holy Roar

As the ever-influential Holy Roar Records reaches its tenth anniversary, we are delving into their history with a series of interviews and features. In this installment we chat to Thom Denson, formerly of Kerouac, about his experience with the label. Hey Thom! First of all, tell us a bit about

Monday 25 April 2016

Interview: The Summer Set [April 2016]

The Summer Set have recently released their fourth album ‘Stories For Monday’, and it’s 100% the best thing they’ve ever done. It’s one of those albums that’s built for summer and driving with the windows down and feeling incredibly nostalgic. We spoke to them about what the album means

Friday 22 April 2016

Interview: Justine Jones of Employed To Serve on Holy Roar Records

As the ever-influential Holy Roar Records reaches its tenth anniversary, we are delving into their history with a series of interviews and features. In this installment we chat to Justine Jones of Employed To Serve, who recently became founder Alex Fitzpatrick’s first ever employee. Hey Justine! Before we get

Thursday 21 April 2016

Interview: Fort Hope [April 2016]

We spoke to Fort Hope ahead of the release of their new EP ‘Manne Of Lawe’, which comes out tomorrow. We found out about their new single, the recording of the EP and how excited they are to get back on the road, both with their headline dates and

Wednesday 20 April 2016

Interview: Alex Fitzpatrick of Holy Roar Records

As the ever-influential Holy Roar Records reaches its tenth anniversary, we are delving into their history with a series of interviews and features. In this installment we chat to founder and overlord Alex Fitzpatrick, who once appeared on Sky chatting about the closure of HMV don’t you know.

Interview: Less Than Jake

Less Than Jake are finally releasing their first live album, ‘Live from Astoria’, a full recording of their April 29th 2001 show from London. They’ll be putting out on the 15th anniversary of the gig, which just so happens to be the same day they play Groezrock.  I spoke to

Friday 08 April 2016

Interview: Adam Gregory (Bloodstock Festival Organiser)

With the lineup of this year’s Bloodstock Open Air looking stronger and stronger (although, as long as Slayer are playing, what more convincing do you need anyway?), Mike threw some questions over to one of the hard working festival organisers, Adam Gregory, about what goes on in

Wednesday 06 April 2016

Interview: Dwid Hellion (Integrity)

With the news of a 20th Anniversary edition of Integrity’s legendary third album, the ‘Humanity Is The Devil’ LP, being released in time for Record Store Day next month by Organized Crime Records, Mike fired a few questions over to Dwid Hellion, the mastermind behind the hardcore

Thursday 31 March 2016

Introducing: Jaws Of Deaf

Meet Jaws Of Deaf, Scott Lee Andrews’ new project. Also known for his work in Midasuno and Exit_International, the South Wales frontman has recently moved over to Australia and has launched Jaws Of Deaf. We spoke to him to find out how he decided to start his solo project,

Tuesday 29 March 2016

Introducing: Area 52

We had a chat with Reading-based five-piece Area 52 about meeting through Reading Rock Academy, their experiences with Radio 1 and BBC Introducing, and recording their debut EP. Hi guys! Firstly, tell us about how the band formed. How was your experience of the Reading Rock Academy? We all joined a

Wednesday 16 March 2016

Interview: Ignite

Formed in 1993, Orange County hardcore heroes Ignite are known for their socially and politically aware songwriting, as well as a phenomenal display of melody. Following the release of latest album ‘A War Against You’, we caught up with bass player Brett Rasmussen to discuss punk rock,

Tuesday 15 March 2016

Interview: Daniel Winter-Bates (Bury Tomorrow)

Bury Tomorrow have been storming the metalcore world of late. After their staggering success with ‘Runes’, the Southampton quintet replicated that winning formula of heavy riffs and brutal breakdowns in the form of their latest album, ‘Earthbound’, which went straight into the Top 40. As if that wasn’t good enough

Monday 14 March 2016

Introducing: Black Coast

We spoke to Stoke-on-Trent five piece Black Coast to find out how they formed, how much they’ve achieved in their very short time as a band, and what we can expect from them in the future. Hey guys! Firstly, how, when and where did you form? Tell us about the

Saturday 12 March 2016

Interview: Neck Deep [March 2016]

We spoke to Neck Deep bassist Fil Thorpe-Evans when they were touring the UK with State Champs a few weeks ago. We chatted about their world tour, the changes within the band over the past year, and when they’ll be writing new material. How’s it going? It’s going good, yeah. The

Friday 11 March 2016

Video Interview: Good Charlotte [March 2016]

Good Charlotte are well and truly back from their hiatus, so we had a little chat with them while they were touring with All Time Low over in the UK. Watch below to hear the Madden brothers talk about how it feels to be back, what they’re doing for

Interview: Brendan Kelly [The Falcon]

It has been 10 years since the last release from Chicago powerhouse The Falcon. Comprised of The Lawrence Arms’ Brendan Kelly and Neil Hennessy on guitar and drums respectively, Dan Andriano from Alkaline Trio on bass, and Dave Hause of the Loved Ones also shredding 6 strings, The Falcon

Interview: Saywecanfly

Braden Barrie is an example of the power of social media in today’s modern music industry. Back in 2011, Barrie set up a YouTube channel under the name Saywecanfly and since then, has been using the platform to promote his music and grow a fan-base. Five years later, Barrie finds

Thursday 10 March 2016

Interview: State Champs [March 2016]

We spoke to State Champs frontman Derek DiScanio while the band were over in the UK, touring with Neck Deep. They’re currently on the US leg of their world tour. We discussed their second album ‘Around The World And Back’, their upcoming US tour with A Day To Remember

Interview: Solemn Sun

It can be difficult to gain the same momentum that you once had with your old band. But that’s the position that quartet Solemn Sun found themselves in, after rebranding themselves. Formerly known as Jim Lockey And The Solemn Sun, this group came back together with a new name,

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