Category: Interviews

Megadeth – The 90s Essentials Interview

[As part of MetalReview‘s ongoing series The 100 Most Essential Albums Of The 1990s, members of bands whose records are included in that list consented to interviews. What follows is Part One of the interview

An Interview With Heri Joensen Of Tyr

The article was originally written by Rae Amitay. Týr is a band from the Faroe Islands, whose unique brand of heavy metal is rooted deeply in themes of Norse mythology and traditional Faroese music. MetalReview’s

Alestorm – Sailing Back Through Time

The article was originally written by Rae Amitay. Since the 2006 release of their first album, Captain Morgan’s Revenge, Alestorm has been simultaneously delighting, confusing, and impressing audiences around the world. Their third collection of

Novembers Doom – A Bright Spot In The Darkness

Chicago-based death/doom maestros Novembers Doom released their eighth full-length record on May 10 — the beautifully crushing Aphotic. The album continues down the band’s path of top-tier dark metal, with some of their best and

Argus: An Interview With Brian “Butch” Balich

It’s been heavy metal’s consistent predilection towards exploring dark themes and pushing extremes that’s pulled so many of us into its tractor beam over these many long years. But during those golden moments of the

Blackguard – Dressed To Kill Review

Originally written by Sasha Horn. I had seen Blackguard perform once, not so long ago. And it was in one word, explosive. Lots of hair flailing, leather legs up on monitors, and fist-pumping against the night air thick

Everygrey Is Nevergrey: Optimism With Mr. Englund

Originally written by Sasha Horn Tom S. Englund emailed me about three months ago, out of the blue. Could this be a belated rockstar-hate-mail response to a couple of jabs I took in my review

Moloken – A Brotherhood Of Gloominess

originally written by Juho Mikkonen; band photos by Daniel Falk There’s a peculiar inborn dichotomy between volume and marginality in underground metal. On the other hand, the pint-sized flame that was ignited already forty years