Since being thawed out of their Antarctic ice prisons nearly three decades ago, the ensemble of alien monsters that make up Gwar have been wreaking havoc upon Earth with their brand of heavy metal. Headed back to Australian shores for Soundwave 2014, Killyourstereo.com chat with frontman Oderus Urungus about the Superbowl, returning to Australian stages and new album 'Battle Maximus', their first since the passing of longtime guitarist Flattus Maximus.
Graves have already been a staple in the Wollongong heavy music scene for multiple years now, and after recently dropping their new EP “Pestilence”, are looking to make their mark on the rest of the country. We caught up with the band's drummer Josh to talk about the new EP, the band's future plans, and what it's like to be a band from Wollongong.
Gay Paris are a fun, no-sense, pure rock ‘n’ roll band if nothing else. Armed with a live performance predicated on high energy and enjoyment, the band has a healthy following. Currently touring on the back of new album, ‘The Last Good Party’, Killyourstereo.com catches up with frontman Luke 'Wailin H' Monks to talk about breakdancing to Meshuggah, partying with Ke$ha and what makes a good live show.
One of Australia's most loved and longest running rock bands Grinspoon, are back with their seventh studio album. Recorded in LA with Dave Schiffman and featuring a stack of cameos from Chris Cheney and Tim Rogers to name a few, the new album 'Black Rabbits' marks a change in direction for the band into more melodic territory. We spoke with guitarist Pat Davern about the benefits of recording in LA and the some of the bad habits that have made the band's history so interesting.
It is officially “Year One” for Gallows. After losing longtime frontman Frank Carter last year, ex-Alexisonfire guitarist Wade MacNeil stepped up to the plate to breathe new life into the UK hardcore band. Defying the skeptics, their upcoming self-titled album will showcase a less disjointed and more collaborative Gallows, uncompromising with their aggression and creativity. Ahead of the revelation that they had joined the lineup for Soundwave 2013, frontman Wade MacNeil spoke to Kill Your Stereo about the album and his first year with the band.
In the metal world, Gojira command respect. The genre blending quartet from Bayonne, France have continually impressed with masterful technical prowess and a level of innovation that is rarely seen in the music of today. 2005 release From Mars To Sirius and 2008's The Way Of All Flesh garnered unanimous praise from critics and metal fans alike and earned them support slots with some of the biggest namesin metal. Now we are looking down the barrel of album number four L'Enfant Sauvage, French for 'The Wild Child' which hits the stores on June 26th. Chatting to Killyourstereo is the band's whirlwind drummer Mario Duplantier who talks about the new album, the band's move to Roadrunner and their recent Australian debut.
Ghosts are a band with no regard for the norms or niceties of the local hardcore scene. Since mid-2011, the three-piece have made music for themselves alone, culminating with their debut release, ‘All Filler, No Killer’. Fending off the expectations of the music industry, the band has taken a DIY approach to touring, assaulting small venues, garages and even a kitchen across the east coast with their explosive live performances. It has been said that frontman Matt ‘Sutto’ Sutcliffe is clinically insane, a fact demonstrated to Kill Your Stereo when he sat down on a drunken night at 4 am to talk about Ghosts, Strike Hard Bookings, and how the band will always stay metal.
They may or may not be gay or Parisian, but Sydney's Gay Paris sure know how to party. We caught up with frontman Luke "Wailin' H" Monks to have a colourful chat about jerking off, body chemistry and Pomeranians called Bo Outlaw.
Adelaide's Grenadiers have just unleashed their debut album "Songs The Devil Taught Us", the band's guitarist and vocalist Jesse answered a few questions for us.
Devilishly heavy and explicitly blasphemous, New Orlean’s Goatwhore are a blackened death metal band turning heads with the release of their stunning fourth studio album, “Crarving Out the Eyes Of God”. With an upcoming Australian tour alongside Behemoth and Job For A Cowboy, frontman Ben Falgoust catches up with Killyourstereo to give the lowdown on what to expect when they hit our shores in April.