The Butterfly Effect have been reborn, with a new vocalist, Paul Galagher, added to the fold. Killyourstereo.com chats with drummer Ben Hall...and it's not always a rock 'n' roll lifestyle with the musician talking in between preparing lunch for his kids after arriving home from an airport drop-off. We talk to Hall about all things the Butterfly Effect circa 2013.
If you're familiar with Australia's heavy music scene, then you've probably heard of The Sweet Apes. The Sydney locals have been making firm footprints this year, having toured nationally on Loud Fest and as the direct support for The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus on their recent Australian tour. Killyourstereo.com got the chance to chat with the band's frontwoman Ray Vavasis about the group's experiences over the last year and what's coming up in the future.
The Contortionist are preparing to board a plane and return to our shores this month. With an arsenal of technical and innovative tunes, the band supports Between the Buried and Me on their national run. Killyourstereo.com had a quick chat with guitarist Robby Baca about the upcoming shows.
American metalcore five-piece The Devil Wears Prada have evolved from their fledgling origins into respectable young men. Their newly released fifth album, '8:18', epitomises the band's ethos of deep spirituality and a hardworking conviction to musical perfectionism, continuing to push the boundaries of contemporary metalcore and embracing a more cohesive writing approach. Guitarist and clean vocalist Jeremy DePoyster speaks to Killyourstereo.com about '8:18' and the evolution of The Devil Wears Prada.
Brisbane/Sunshine Coast's Take Us To Vegas are ending their year strongly, having recently played with the likes of Senses Fail, Northlane and The Getaway Plan, as well as shooting a music video and releasing their new EP "Bloodwolves". We caught up with the band's bassist Nick to discuss the new EP.
The Used have stood the test of time. Forming over a decade ago in 2001, the band still enjoys a great deal of success and a strong following worldwide. Bassist Jeph Howard recently talked to killyourstereo.com about the group's upcoming sixth studio album, their recent EP 'The Ocean of The Sky,' and the Australian leg of the Vans Warped Tour in December.
Trivium are a prominent name in contemporary metal. A healthy work ethic and new album – ‘Vengeance Falls – just released, the band has made 2013 a productive period. With the group preparing to return to Australia next year for Soundwave, Killyourstereo.com sat down with bassist Paolo Gregoletto to discuss music, interacting with fans and (hopefully) holding a koala.
At only a young age (both career-wise and personally), locals Tonight Alive are already a preeminent band in the pop punk scene. Having just released their sophomore album ‘The Other Side, the group is enjoying a busy and productive period. Killyourstereo.com sat down with vocalist Jenna McDougall and guitarist Whakaio Taahi in Melbourne recently to discuss everything.
After releasing their latest album "Moving Out Of Eden" back in March, Sydney's The Snowdroppers have hit the road to spread it to as many people as possible. We caught up with the band's guitarist Paul to discuss the new album ahead of the band's forthcoming tour with The Screaming Jets in November and December.
In 2013, does Terror really need an introduction? The California five-piece have risen to the forefront of the global hardcore movement across a career spanning more than a decade, commanding a legion of fans with their unwavering dedication to hardcore music and the values that underpin it. Drummer and founding member Nick Jett recently spoke to Killyourstereo.com about their latest album, 'Live By The Code', and their upcoming appearance at Soundwave 2014.