New Jersey's True Things dropped their debut record "Alone In My Room" a few months ago though Man Overboard's Lost Tape Collective label, and cemented themselves as a band to keep your eye on in 2011. The band's front man James Corbi answered a few questions for us in his spare time.
Sydney Metal upstarts Resist The Thought have been laying waste to the Australian countryside with their well recieved Damnation release. We catch up with guitarist Aaron to talk about their upcoming tour and extreme tour drivers.
Queensland metalcore outfit Wish For Wings have been steadily building a name for themselves in Australia and beyond since bursting out of the Brisbane scene around 7 years ago. Fresh off the back of a tour with Stick To Your Guns/First Blood and with a brand new studio release 'Echoes' recently dropping, we caught up with the bands bassist Aido Spinks for a few words.
Super-energetic Cincinatti genre-defyers Foxy Shazam are heading to Australia for the 2011 edition of Soundwave Festival. Ahead of their debut in our country, we caught up with their pianist Sky White to talk all things Foxy Shazam.
After doing a solid amount of touring in the last 12 months, including hitting Europe for the first time, Australia's kings of nu mosh metal Confession are currently writing for their second full-length album, to be recorded and released in 2011. The band will be ending their huge year by being a part of the massive No Sleep Til Festival, which is kicking off this weekend in Auckland. The band's front man and B grade reality TV star Michael Crafter answered a few questions for us.
In case you missed it, back in September Brisbane (and now Melbourne) based act Arrows dropped their fantastic second full-length "Try And Stay Upright", through Hobbledehoy Records, and did a run of dates across the country to launch its release. A few months on, we have caught up with the band's bassist Carl to discuss the new record and other things regarding the band.
La Dispute are already Michigan’s most interesting band and are quickly becoming the name on everybody’s lips. Their impressive and ever-expanding discography, featuring the recent split with their friends in Touche Amore, continues to turn heads and resonate with thinkers the world over. Having toured in 2009, the boys will return to Australia in early 2011 for a tour with Brisvegas’ own To The North. We caught up with La Dispute’s drummer Brad to talk Final Fantasy, abandoned houses and Tegan and Sara.
Hostage Calm released their fantastic self-titled album earlier this year through Run For Cover Records, and have been receiving heavy praise from fans and critics ever since. The band recently wrapped up a run of dates with label mates Transit and recent No Sleep Records signing Aficionado, and the band's guitarist Tom took the time to answer a few questions for us about the band.
Californian metalcore heavyweights Atreyu will be returning to Australian shores in 8 short days for the No Sleep Til Festival series, wrapping up the bulk of the tour cycle of their latest record ‘Congregation of the Damned’. The band also recently release a collection of covers called ‘Covers of the Damned’ with touring bandmates Architects, Endless Hallway, Blessthefall and Chiodos. We caught up with Atreyu’s drummer Brandon Saller to talk Australia, Atreyu, side projects and pumpkin curry.
Like or not, the name A Day To Remember is one which has absolutely taken the alternative music world by storm in recent years. Their undeniably catchy brand of pop-mosh has gotten dancefloors and festival crowds moving the world over, as the band continue to recruit legions of enthusiastic new fans. With the release of their new album “What Separates Me From You” in November and their return to Australia on the upcoming No Sleep Til festival dates, we caught up with the band’s guitarist Kevin to talk everything A Day To Remember.