Punk band Off With Their Heads have been on a steady rise since their inception, gaining a horde of new fans with their signing to Epitaph Records back in 2010. Killyourstereo.com sat down with frontman Ryan Young to discuss new album 'Home', touring Australia and DIY Descendents tattoos.
Melbourne’s Outright are a band makes steady waves in the local hardcore scene. An impressive 7” release and a local spot supporting Refused marked 2012, now the band is ready for the year ahead. Killyourstereo.com caught up with guitarist Brad Fulton to talk music, the scene and this weekend’s Australia Day at the Rev show.
It has been an eventful few years for Of Mice & Men, full of highs and lows. And 2012 has been no different. Featuring a massive lineup change, an album re-release and work on their third studio album, next year is an exciting one for the band. Vocalist Austin Carlile sat down to chat with Kill Your Stereo about heading to Australia, the new album and what is to come for his band.
At the time of writing this, Omar Rodríguez-López has twenty-four solo records that he has released since 2004 and many other releases with various projects. By the time you finish reading this interview, there may be a couple more. Soon to return to our shores with his new band and a swag of unheard material, as well as a cinematic piece in the Mexican Film Festival, KYS had a chat to the man himself to see what's going on is his busy world and where his creative energy comes from.
With ex-members of Despised Icon, Blind Witness and Darkness Rites in their ranks, Canadian metalcore lads Obey The Brave have a wealth of experience under their belt and are firing on all cylinders with the release of their scorching debut album `Young Blood’. Taking some time out from a tour of their homeland, bassist Miguel Lepage recently caught up with Killyourstereo for a chat about all things hardcore, signing to Epitaph and the fucked up things they see on tour.
Our Last Night is an American post-hardcore band, formed in 2004 signed to Epitaph Records.Their new release Age Of Ignorance, the third album by the New Hampshire-based band was released on August 21. As the name suggests the album marks a move into more politically inspired songwriting, we caught up with guitarist Matt Wentworth about the bands progress, rise to fame and new found inspiration.
American death metal pioneers Obituary have been melting faces since 1984 and show no signs of slowing down as they embark on the Carnival of Death tour, which will see them perform a fan-generated setlist of songs from their renowned first three albums, `Slowly We Rot', `Cause Of Death' and `The End Complete'. If that wasn’t enough, the band also have a ninth studio album in the works. Ahead of their U.S shows, Killyourstereo caught up with vocalist John Tardy.
Hardcore punk buzz band OFF! was founded somewhat accidentally in late 2009 by Dimitri Coats (Burning Brides frontman) and the legendary Keith Morris (Black Flag, Circle Jerks), while Coats was producing a Circle Jerks record. The realisation that it wasn’t working out led to the formation of this new project, rounded out by Steven McDonald (Redd Kross) and Mario Rubalcaba (Hot Snakes, Rocket From the Crypt). Kill Your Stereo caught up with OFF! guitarist Dimitri Coats to discuss the band's recently released self-titled record and their Big Day Out 2013 side shows...we mean, what side shows?
One of the finest musical examples to ever come out of Scandinavia, Opeth have set the bar for melodic death metal since the band's early 90's inception. With each release since their debut 'Orchid', the Swedish metal maestros have further earned themselves a position as one of the most respected and inspiring metal bands of the modern era. Their defining style blends beautifully intricate darkened melodies and classic gothenburg death metal to an effect that no other band on earth could adequately imitate. Their 10th studio album Heritage is only days from release, and is set to be a whole new chapter in Opeth's extensive chronology, doing away with death growls for the first time since 2003's Damnation. Just ahead of the album's official release, we caught up with guitarist Fredrik Åkesson to talk all about Heritage and all other things Opeth.
After a successful tour in September with Nazarite Vow, Texas metal outfit Oh, Sleeper are set for a return to our shores this April as part of the Taperjean Records No Surrender Tour with fellow American metallers The Chariot and Aussie pop-punk outfit I Am Villain. Briefly stepping away from busily recording their third studio album, the band's vocallist Micah Kinard gave us some of his time for a rather incredible chat. Make sure you check them out in April!