Kill Your Stereo Interviews http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/ Punk, Hardcore, Metal, Alternative Music News, Interviews and Reviews! Kill Your Stereo Interviews http://www.killyourstereo.com/images/generic/kys.rss.image.jpg http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/ 100 112 Propagandhi Interview http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/770/propagandhi/ http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/770/propagandhi/ Canada's Propagandhi have been one of punk rocks most politically out-spoken bands for well over two decades now. Their last album, 2012's 'Failed States' - while not quite as specific as previous releases - was just as dynamic, aggressive, and as pissed-off as anything else the band has done in their career. With their headlining tour hitting our shores this May/June, Killyourstereo.com spoke with drummer and co-founding member, Jord Samolesky. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:18:06 +1000 Story of the Year Interview http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/769/story-of-the-year/ http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/769/story-of-the-year/ Story of the Year have always had an enormous following worldwide, and to their fanbase, debut album 'Page Avenue' has been viewed as nothing short of iconic. With the album having recently turned 10 years old, the band is touring the world (including Australia in June) to celebrate. Killyourstereo.com chatted with drummer Josh Wills ahead of their visit. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 11:56:12 +1000 Whitechapel Interview http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/768/whitechapel/ http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/768/whitechapel/ Aural onslaught. We implore you to find a better description for deathcore kings, Whitechapel. Emerging over a decade ago, the Texas heavyweights have been on a blazing path of destruction. Whitechapel have received praise for their relentlessly heavy and punishing sound and now prepare to release their fifth record, 'Our Endless War' this month via Metal Blade Records. Sure to be an absolute monster of a record, vocalist Phil Bozeman chatted to us about the record and the possibitly of an Australian tour.     Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:41:26 +1000 OFF! Interview http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/767/off/ http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/767/off/ When your lead singer, Keith Morris was the frontman and co-founding member for Black Flag, your punk career and aesthetic will most likely come pretty naturally. OFF! are a living example of this statement. Having emerged into the music scene a few years ago as a punk-rock supergroup of sorts, the band has enjoyed success, proving they are naturals when it comes to blending short and sharp songs with the die-hard punk ethos. Guitarist Dimitri Coats took some time out of his day to talk to us about the band's latest release, 'Wasted Years', touring and the living, expanding entity that is punk-rock.   Wed, 09 Apr 2014 21:15:12 +1000 For Today Interview http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/766/for-today/ http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/766/for-today/ For Today are ready to electrify our country with their message of Christianity and metalcore style this April. Vocalist Mattie Montgomery did an extensive interview with us, discussing all things relating to the band's beliefs and ideologies, tours and personal stories.   Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:47:31 +1000 Emmure Interview http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/760/emmure/ http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/760/emmure/ Emmure are a band that seem to cop a lot of flak with each album cycle. Whether it be for song titles, lyrics, merch designs or the off/on-stage words of frontman Frankie Palmeri. This year is no different, however this time, the band is more energised and prepared than ever before. With the release of sixth album, 'Eternal Enemies' looming, rhythm guitarist Jesse Ketive talked with Killyourstereo.com about the album, Victory Records and the dream of one day sharing the stage with Slayer. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:39:00 +1000 Animals as Leaders Interview http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/762/animals-as-leaders/ http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/762/animals-as-leaders/ Animals as Leaders' unique brand of progressive instrumental rock has seen them become one of the most talked-about acts in heavy music over the past few years. Now back with epic third LP 'The Joy of Motion', Killyourstereo.com chat to guitarist Javier Reyes about the album. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 10:58:52 +1100 Kevin Devine Interview http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/761/kevin-devine/ http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/761/kevin-devine/ By now we are all used to the fact that crowd funding campaigns are quite a common step in the creation of new art these days. The success of these campaigns can arguably also say something about the fanbase and quality of the artist in question as well. Kevin Devine tried it, and to say he succeeded in his campaign is a serious understatement. The result is two brand new albums, being released locally by an up and coming Australian label and Killyourstereo.com got the lowdown from Devine on all of it. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 10:13:39 +1100 Origin Interview http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/759/origin/ http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/759/origin/ Kansas death metallers Origin have a very fundamental and respectable approach. The music is heavy and the application tight. The band tours Australia this May. Killyourstereo.com sat down with vocalist Jason Keyser to discuss the shows, the state of the genre and life on the road. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 12:27:36 +1100 When Giants Sleep Interview http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/758/when-giants-sleep/ http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/758/when-giants-sleep/ Young and ambitious, Canberra’s When Giants Sleep are following their genre predecessors and attempting to push post-hardcore in the right direction. With an EP – Lucidity – dropping and a tour coming up, we caught up with the band to get an insight into it all. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:30:23 +1100 iwrestledabearonce Interview http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/757/iwrestledabearonce/ http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/757/iwrestledabearonce/ Enthusiastic, eccentric and dedicated, iwrestledabearonce are unique if nothing else. The band begins their Australian tour this week. Prior to stepping on a plane, Killyourstereo.com sat down with guitarist Steven Bradley to get the lowdown on the upcoming shows. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:22:23 +1100 The Almost Interview http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/756/the-almost/ http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/756/the-almost/ Led by Aaron Gillespie, The Almost have been a powerful force since they hit the scene in 2007. Having released their third and most accomplished record to date, 'Fear Inside Our Bones' last year, the band is set to tour our shores next month. Gillespie took some time out to chat to us about the visit. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 01:32:35 +1100 Taking Back Sunday Interview http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/755/taking-back-sunday/ http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/755/taking-back-sunday/ For years now Taking Back Sunday have probably been your favourite band. Consistently releasing great records despite the many line-up changes and providing a source of happiness for fans across the globe, happiness is Taking Back Sunday. Killyourstereo.com caught up with John Nolan to discuss why the title of the new record nailed it. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:01:41 +1100 Luca Brasi Interview http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/754/luca-brasi/ http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/754/luca-brasi/ Hailing from the East Coast of Tasmania, Luca Brasi have been delivering sincere, honest melodic punk since their 2009 inception. Currently on the road in support of latest album 'By a Thread', Killyourstereo.com caught up with frontman Tyler Richardson to chat about the record and tour. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:25:33 +1100 La Dispute Interview http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/753/la-dispute/ http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/753/la-dispute/ La Dispute are band that are in no need of an introduction. Just about to release their third album, 'Rooms of the House,' for many, it's been their most anticipated release for this year already. We recently got the chance to chat to drummer Brad Vander Lugt about the album and the group's upcoming trip to Australia with Balance and Composure.  Mon, 17 Mar 2014 00:39:06 +1100 Chuck Ragan Interview http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/752/chuck-ragan/ http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/752/chuck-ragan/ In addition to fronting legendary Gainesville, Florida outift Hot Water Music and orchestrating the travelling Revival Tour, songwriter Chuck Ragan has maintained an impressive solo career. This month, he'll put out fourth solo album 'Till Midnight'. Killyourstereo.com talked to Ragan ahead of its release to chat about songwriting, the album's recording process and plans to head back to Australia. Sun, 16 Mar 2014 21:36:50 +1100 Postblue Interview http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/751/postblue/ http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/751/postblue/ With their debut album, 'I Hope Their Praying For Me' set for release later this month, we caught up with alternative Melbourne rockers Postblue to talk about the band, the album and the local scene.   Sat, 15 Mar 2014 20:02:19 +1100 I Am DeLarge Interview http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/749/i-am-delarge/ http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/749/i-am-delarge/ Featuring ex-Confession and current Jack The Stripper & Hallower members within the line-up, locals I Am DeLarge are well placed. Having recently released an EP, the band is preparing to make 2014 a productive year. Killyourstereo.com caught up with Adam Harris to talk about the group, the music and future plans. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:56:51 +1100 Heaven's Basement Interview http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/750/heavens-basement/ http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/750/heavens-basement/ Recently in the country for Soundwave, Heaven's Basement have been one of the rising stars in the UK circuit for the past few years now. While they were in Sydney, vocalist Aaron Buchanan took some time to chat to killyourstereo.com about the band's first visit to Australia, and about their debut album 'Filthy Empire'.  Thu, 13 Mar 2014 04:14:00 +1100 Thorns Interview http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/748/thorns/ http://www.killyourstereo.com/interviews/748/thorns/ Melbourne hardcore outfit Thorns are in it for the right reasons. Students of the genre and driven by a strong DIY work ethic, the local band is preparing to unleash their debut album, ‘From Tears To Glory’. On the week of release, Killyourstereo.com catches up with Lee and Tim to get the lowdown on everything.   Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:54:27 +1100