Sydney hardcore band Endless Heights have been on a bit of a roll lately. They have recently released their new EP "Dream Strong", and just completed their first national tour to launch the release of the EP. The band is shaping up to have a big year in 2012, so we caught up with the band's guitarist Jem Siow to discuss the new EP amongst other things.
Kids In Glass Houses have pushed their musical ability to its outer limits with the release of 'In Gold Blood', an album which showcases the band's refined songwriting ethics and their inability to allow their sound to stagnate. The band's frontman Aled Phillips recently spoke to Kill Your Stereo about the album, their upcoming Australian tour as part of Soundwave 2012, and why they really love Japan.
Conditions are a band that have been enjoying worldwide recognition on the back of their 2010 debut album, 'Fluorescent Youth'. Their widespread acclaim has been met with a relentless touring schedule that will see them travelling to Australia for the first time as part of Soundwave 2012. Kill Your Stereo spoke with guitarist Alex Howard about their music, their upcoming appearance at Soundwave Festival and their rising status in the music industry.
The Dillinger Escape Plan have been a powerhouse of the worldwide heavy music scene since 1997, constantly evolving themselves and pushing their capabilities well past the limits of most musicians. With four albums under their belt, including 2009’s well-received ‘Option Paralysis’ LP, the band has honed their songwriting complexities down to a knife edge, showing no signs of slowing down or relenting their grip on their rabidly loyal fanbase. Drummer Billy Rymer recently spoke to Kill Your Stereo about how the band makes its music, their admiration for Soundwave Festival and their unpenned direction for the future.
It's been a good year for Sydney heavy-hardcore five piece Aftermath. Their debut EP "Disbeliever" dropped early in 2011 and was backed up by impressive touring hours, including shows with The Amity Affliction and Deez Nuts. With plans for relentless touring and another release in 2012, we spoke to drummer and resident edge warrrior Benji Jacobs to talk about mosh metal, camo and nudity.
Fast, hard-hitting and groovy, Bristol’s Turbowolf are bringing back rock n roll in style. Since forming in 2008 the band has repeatedly found themselves tearing up the stages of just about every major European festival from Download to Sonisphere. Having released their eponymous debut album in November via Hassle Records, we checked in with vocalist Chris Georgiadis to find out about everything that is Turbowolf.
South African metal outfit Seether took an extended 'break' in 2009 before coming back and recording their fifth, and most successful, studio album "Holding Onto Strings Better Left To Fray". After spending the better part of 2011 getting back on the road and touring for the album, Seether are set to head down to Australia early next year. Singer Shaun Morgan took some time out to chat with Kill Your Stereo about the upcoming tour, their return to Australia and his band's latest album.
Line-up changes, a break up, a reformation and a new album. This has been Arizona rockers Lydia's world of late, but overcoming the loss of a main song-writer has led to the new record 'Paint It Golden' as well as a visit to our shores early in the new year. KYS had a chat to frontman Leighton Antelman to see how thinngs were going.
Frequently dubbed as one of the hardest working bands in the country, Josh from Sydney based metal outfit Northlane took some time from their busy schedule to reflect on their recent tour and tell us about their latest release, 'Discoveries'.
While Australian metal fans may currently be unfamiliar with the name Boris the Blade, chances are this won't be the case for long. With an impressive debut EP just released and the band's first run of shows completed, Boris the Blade appear set to fill a void in the local death metal scene. KYS caught up with the group's frontman Daniel Sharp late last week to discuss recent musical developments.