Killswitch Engage strike that right balance between not taking yourselves too seriously and still producing experienced and solid metal. Killyourstereo.com was fortunate to sit down with Mike D’Antonio and Joel Stroetzel (with a cameo appearance from Adam Dutkiewicz) while in town for Soundwave recently to talk about all things band related…and have a fun, effusive discussion about beer.
To a contemporary audience, they are a band that needs no introduction. Killyourstereo.com sat down with Bring Me the Horizon's Matt Kean and Lee Malia ahead of Melbourne's Soundwave to discuss touring, the band's new album and the addition of new members.
Texan metallers The Sword are introducing traditional metal to a contemporary audience. The band’s honest, accessible and innovative style has positioned the group highly. While in town for Soundwave 2013, Killyourstereo.com sat down with the band over a few beers at the Corner Hotel to discuss the festival, touring life and bad European food.
This March Push Over celebrates its 21st Birthday with an impressive line-up of bands playing at the Sidney Myer Myer Bowl. An annual local staple catering to young people, Push Over this year features the like of The Amity Affliction, Northlane, Twelve Foot Ninja and DZ Deathrays. Killyourstereo.com catches up with The Push’s Artistic Director, Shane Wickens to discuss the evolution of the festival.
Last week we interviewed Pennsylvania's Anchorhead, and now we are bringing you an interview with the band who accompanied them on their recent split release, Virginia Beach's Cardinal. The split is available now through Either/Or Records, which in the past has uncovered the likes of Citizen, Maker and Settle For Less. The band's guitarist Nick answered a few questions for us.
Frank Turner may very well be one of the busiest men in the music industry, having achieved more in the last year or so than a lot of people can boast in a lifetime. Along with the upcoming release of his fifth full length album Tape Deck Heart, he has performed at the 2012 London Olympic Games, began working on an exciting new side project, Mongol Horde, and is currently preparing to make his way around the globe with his new album, from the US to China, before arriving down under in April. Killyourstereo.com recently caught up with the musician to have a chat about the new record, and find out how he juggles his busy schedule.
The Chariot are approaching a decade as a band. Renowned for an intense and energetic live show, Killyourstereo.com catches up with Josh Scogin ahead of Soundwave to talk about music, touring Australia...and, tiny pears.
Norway’s Kvelertak made the music scene take notice with their impressive debut album. Now the band is preparing to drop their sophomore release – ‘Meir’. Killyourstereo.com recently sat down with frontman Erlend Hjelvik to discuss the upcoming full-length, Norwegian winters and getting stuck in a hotel fire escape with Mastodon.
Sydney’s Hand of Mercy have enjoyed a massive rise in recent times. Last year’s well-received studio album ‘Last Lights’ was vindication of a band moving in the right direction. 2013 already looks to be even bigger. Killyourstereo.com sat down recently with guitarist Josh Campio to discuss the band’s upcoming European tour, their spot at next month's Push Over fest…and Taylor Swift records.
Thy Art Is Murder are one of Australian metal’s contemporary heavyweights. Following on from last year’s crushing studio album ‘Hate’, the band have 2013 all ahead of them. Killyourstereo.com recently caught up with CJ Mcmahon before the band boarded a flight to Europe to discuss touring, signing with Nuclear Blast and Push Over festival.