They’re a renowned name in contemporary punk circles. Killyourstereo.com recently sat down with Alkaline Trio guitarist/vocalist Matt Skiba ahead of new studio album, ‘My Shame Is True’ to discuss the current state of music, advice for aspiring musicians and quintessential Spinal Tap moments.
After wrapping up a successful Push Over spot last month, Killyourstereo.com caught up with bassist Matt Weston of emerging local outfit High Tension. Featuring ex-members of Young and Restless and the Nation Blue, we had a brief chat about all things music.
With only two founding members remaining in the band, Senses Fail have made a drastic change to their sound with their latest effort "Renacer". Much heavier than their previous work, the album also features a more positive outlook lyrically and even some Spanish. Frontman Buddy Nielsen spoke to Killyourstereo.com about the new album, anniversaries and why it's better to not worry about your band making any money. "Renacer" is out now on 3Wise Records.
Aspiring Sydney metalcore act Stories have returned from hibernation to wreak havoc across Australia. Taking inspiration from the likes of Misery Signals and Born Of Osiris, the Northern Beaches five-piece released their debut EP 'Void' for free download from Bandcamp earlier this month. Stories recently sat down with Killyourstereo.com to talk about their plans for 2013.
With songs that progress from ambient whispers to crescendos of thunderous overdriven noise, Texas outfit This Will Destroy You are masters at creating emotionally-charged instrumental compositions rich in texture and atmosphere. While currently touring the country in support of their acclaimed second studio album Tunnel Blanket, guitarist Chris King sat down for a chat with Killyourstereo.com.
With a new album on the way and a stint on the Vans Warped Tour for the second year in a row, 2013 marks the beginning of a new chapter for Sydney's Tonight Alive. The ball is beginning to roll for what could potentially be the biggest year yet for the band, and we caught up with the band's vocalist Jenna McDougall to discuss the new album, touring and the band's new single featuring Good Charlotte's Benji Madden.
Massachusetts melodic hardcore punk outfit A Wilhelm Scream are returning to Australia for the fourth time at the end of this month. The band will join Mad Caddies and Good Riddance, amongst others, for the Hits and Pits Festival, as well as playing sideshows in Brisbane and Melbourne. Killyourstereo.com caught up with frontman Nuno Pereira to discuss the upcoming tour, along with details of their soon to be released new album, Party Crasher.
They are a band currently re-shaping possibilities for heavy music in Australia. A number one charting album and a host of sold-out shows in 2012, The Amity Affliction are at the top of their game. Killyourstereo.com caught up with bassist Ahren Stringer before the band took the stage for Push Over to have a brief, quick fire chat.
The wait is finally over - Californian punk rockers Swingin’ Utters are embarking on their first ever trip to Australia this March/April, alongside Dropkick Murphys and Frank Turner And The Sleeping Souls. Ahead of these killer triple-header shows, Killyourstereo.com spoke to Swingin’ Utters guitarist Darius Koski about the band’s seven year hiatus, the new album, and making the most of Pro Tools.
Welsh post hardcore outfit Funeral For A Friend are returning to Australia this May for an extensive national tour in support of seventh studio album, Conduit. Ahead of these shows, Killyourstereo.com caught up with vocalist Matt Davies for a quick chat about the new album, touring, and tips for surviving a zombie apocalypse.