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.
From child actor to hardcore icon, indie blog pin-up boy to stadium rocker, Ben Cook has done it all. With Fucked Up going on hiatus, 2012 looks to be an interesting year for the ex-No Warning front-man with numerous side projects and more. With FU having toured with the Foo Fighters and Tenacious D in December last year, we caught up with Mr Cook to discuss his love of Manchester City football, hanging out with the Jonas Brothers and the Australian No Warning reunion tour...
Savannah sludge metal kings Baroness have surprised and impressed with every release, and are busy putting the finishing touches on a brand new album for this year. Frontman and chief songwriter John Dyer Baizely is in Australia this month for a solo tour, joined by Scott Kelly of Neurosis. In wake of the tour, Baizely stopped in with Killyourstereo for a chat.
While Australian metal fans may currently be unfamiliar with the name Boris the Blade, chances are this won't be the case for long. With an impressive debut EP just released and the band's first run of shows completed, Boris the Blade appear set to fill a void in the local death metal scene. KYS caught up with the group's frontman Daniel Sharp late last week to discuss recent musical developments.
Balance and Composure are arguably one of the most exciting bands to come out of the alternative scene in a long time. Having built a following with a string of solid EP releases, the band released their debut full-length "Separation" to roaring acclaim earlier this year. With their hugely anticipated debut Australian tour about to kick off, we briefly caught up with guitarist and singer Jon Simmons.
Love them or hate them, Bring Me The Horizon are pretty much the biggest name in heavy music right now. Having released their new album “There Is A Hell, Believe Me I’ve Seen It. There Is A Heaven, Let’s Keep It A Secret” which topped the ARIA charts, the boys have returned to Australian shores once again to tear up Soundwave festival. We caught up with bassist Matt Nicholls to discuss stealing gumball machines, Def Leppard and creepy haunted houses.