Headed to Australia for Soundwave next year, sludge metallers Baroness will return for the first time since 2010 armed with a horde of new tracks from latest album 'Yellow & Green'. Ahead of their visit, Killyourstereo.com chats with frontman John Baizley about the new album, the creative process and hitting the road again after a bus crash last year that led to serious injuries and lineup changes.
Homegrown punk veterans Bodyjar seemed to fade out from view after the release of their eponymous 2005 album, eventually calling a hiatus in 2009. The Melbourne four-piece have now reunited, releasing killer new album 'Role Model' - their first in eight years - and doing a slew of headline dates throughout the country to celebrate. Killyourstereo.com caught up with guitarist Tom Read to get the lowdown.
Behemoth are kind of a big deal when it comes to extreme metal. Or black metal? Or death metal? Or even blackened death metal? Whatever you call them, they are undeniably prominent in the respective scenes. Known for their unrelenting and brutal sound, Behemoth are not stopping the carnage. ‘The Satanist’ is set for a release early next year and according to lead singer Nergal (Adam Darski), the band are going to be showcasing some new songs when they come to Australia to tear our stages open this October. Killyourstereo.com sat down with the band's main man recently.
Balance and Composure won some serious fans over with their debut full length 'Separation,' thanks to the grunge influenced style of down-the-line progressive rock. The guys are back with a follow-up record and plenty of upcoming touring for it (including Australia). Killyourstereo.com had a chat to frontman Jon Simmons about the new record and life for the band.
Orange County outfit Bleeding Through led the metalcore charge in the early 2000’s. Heavy, melodic and musically sincere, the band has enjoyed a well-received career. On the eve of their farewell Australian shows next month, Killyourstereo.com sits down with keyboardist Marta Demmel to discuss Bleeding Through’s journey and her plans for the future.
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.
Double Albums usually contain some filler, but Biffy Clyro promise their new double record 'Opposites' won't. If you can believe one band when they say this, it's Biffy Clyro. The group have made a career out of off kilter rock music that will surprise you at every turn and Killyourstereo.com sat down with drummer/vocalist Ben Johnston to discuss how they plan to uphold their quirky reputation on the new record.
Melbourne’s Be’lakor are a local band worthy of respect. Having supported the likes of At the Gates and toured overseas as part of the respective Brutal Assault and Summer Breeze festivals, the group are gearing up for this weekend’s Sonic Forge Festival. Killyourstereo.com caught up with the band recently to discuss the year, plans for the future and Australian metal.
Armed with tracks from their killer new album 'In Time to Voices', Brighton-based alternative rock duo Blood Red Shoes are heading to Australia for the first time ever later this year, playing two headline shows as well as at this year’s Pyramid Rock Festival at Phillip Island in Victoria and Peat’s Ridge Festival at Glenworth Valley in NSW. Ahead of their maiden visit, Killyourstereo caught up with vocalist and drummer Steven Ansell.
Melbourne grindcore veterans Blood Duster have been on the scene longer than some of you have been alive. With albums like 'Cunt' and `Fisting the Dead...Again', they aren’t the subtlest bunch of dudes, but then again they never set out to be. We caught up with bassist Jason P.C ahead of their headlining shows on Bastardfest.