After a successful run of US shows, New Zealand heavy-hitters Antagonist A.D return to our shores this month as part of the ‘Destroy Music’ tour. Killyourstereo.com briefly caught up with frontman Sam Crocker recently to discuss the year so far and the touring ahead.
Supporting the likes of Iron Maiden and touring all across the world is a far cry from the tranquil country surrounds of Warrnambool. Local rockers Airbourne have channelled an old-school rock sound – having success by giving it a contemporary edge. With their new album, ‘Black Dog Barking’ coming out this month, Killyourstereo.com chats with drummer Ryan O’Keeffe.
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.
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.
Anchorhead are a four piece punk/emo/rock band based out of Perkasie, Pennsylvania. The band recently released a split with Virginia Beach's Cardinal through Philadelphia based label Either/Or Records, which in the past has uncovered the likes of Citizen, Maker and Settle For Less. We caught up with the band's vocalist and guitarist John Schiavone to talk the new split and the band's future plans.
The last year or so has been one of the biggest in All Time Low's ten year career. With a full main-stage stint on the Vans Warped Tour, a new album after a move back home to indie label Hopeless - following a series of hiccups on major label Interscope - and recently being announced to play 2013's Soundwave Festival, the near future looks equally as exciting for the Baltimore pop-punk four piece. Vocalist and guitarist Alex Gaskarth chatted to Kill Your Stereo about the above and being on the same page as Metallica.
Melbourne grindcore lunatics A Million Dead Birds Laughing have unleashed two albums of sonic terror - Force Fed Enlightenment and Xen – and show no signs of slowing down with a revitalised lineup and new material in the works. Having recently shared the stage with Ne Obliviscaris, Be’lakor, Death Audio and countless others at Sonic Forge Festival, AMDBL’s guitarist Ben Boyle caught up with Killyourstereo for a chat about early influences, Melbourne’s metal scene and horror movies.
After The Fall are a reenergised band. It’s a DIY mentality now for the Central Coast rockers. With new album ‘Bittersweet’ due out soon and a run of shows on the horizon, KYS caught up with guitarist Mark Warner for a brief, quickfire chat recently.
Canadian five-piece Alexisonfire clawed their way to the top of the post-hardcore foodchain with impeccable musicianship and unmatched charisma and intensity in the live arena. Ending their decade-long career last year, the band has decided to reunite for one last run of shows in December, with the Sydney show sold-out and Melbourne selling fast with extra tickets recently released. Guitarist Wade MacNeil spoke to Kill Your Stereo about the final tour and the band’s legacy.
The word ‘pioneer’ gets thrown around too casually. However, in some instances the term is rather apt, if not an understatement. Iconic Swedish melodic death metal outfit At The Gates are preparing to make their long-awaited and maiden trip to Australia. Killyourstereo recently caught up with frontman Tomas Lindberg from the Gothenburg maestros to discuss metal, the upcoming tour…and, the new Converge record.