Texas hard rock quintet Flyleaf will be heading down under for their first Australian headlining tour this August. Ahead of their first visit in over six years, bassist Pat Seals took the time out to talk to killyourstereo.com to talk about their latest album, 'New Horizons,' a change in vocalists, and wood carving.
Adelaide metal upstarts Far West Battlefront are joining the local metal discussion. Having released debut album ‘Chapters’ last year and already dropping new single ‘Malice in 2013, the band are pushing forward. Killyourstereo.com recently caught up with bassist Luke Simons to get an update on all things band related.
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.
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.
L.A skate-punks FIDLAR (“Fuck It, Dog, Life's a Risk") epitomise the live fast, die young maxim. Wielding a mix of gritty weed-bleached punk and summery Californian jams, their debut self-titled album is crammed with raucous tales of getting pissed, getting high, doing drugs and generally not giving a shit. We sent a few questions to FIDLAR bassist Brandon Schwartzel and got some short, snappy responses back.
Melbourne grindcore maniacs Fuck I'm Dead have a new album in the works and a spot on the upcoming national Bastardfest tour. Ahead of these highly-anticipated shows, Killyourstereo caught up with FID vocalist Jay Jones for a chat.
It's not hard to see the appeal of Frank Turner. As a singer-songwriter, Frank is as prolific as he is humble, piecing together aspects of folk and punk to create music that is diverse, honest and relatable. His latest album, 'England Keep My Bones', was a critical and commercial success, rewarding his talents with legions of affectionate fans and a recent 12,000-capacity show at London's Wembley Stadium. Frank spoke with Kill Your Stereo about his latest album, backstage tattoos and his upcoming tour of Australia.
Fireworks are not content with being pigeonholed. Six years into their career, the band has garnered a sizeable following on the back of constant touring, disregarding the traditional pop punk formula and developing a sizeable niche within the alternative community. Their latest album, ‘Gospel’, is a step forward artistically for the band, garnering worldwide critical acclaim. Frontman Dave Mackinder recently spoke with Kill Your Stereo about the new album and the band’s upcoming Australian tour as part of Soundwave 2012.
Four Year Strong have never been a band willing to stagnate themselves. On their fourth studio album, ‘In Some Way, Shape Or Form’, the band has redefined their musical ability and allowed their songwriting to naturally progress away from the standard formulas that characterised their earlier work. Guitarist and co-vocalist Dan O’Connor spoke to Kill Your Stereo about the new album, the band’s upcoming Australian tour as part of Soundwave Festival, and why he’ll never be content with doing the same old thing all his life.
It isn't everyday that a band is surrounded by as much as hype as Falling In Reverse were before even playing their first show. Formed by ex-Escape The Fate lead singer, Ronnie Radke, while he was still in prison the band had high expectations to live up to and many critics to silence. While recently releasing their debut album, "The Drug In Me Is You" and heading out on their first live tours, the notorious Ronnie Radke took sometime out of his busy schedule to chat about all things Falling In Reverse.