Category: Interviews

Against The Grain – An Interview With Oz

originally written by Juho Mikkonen This week we take the time machine all the way back to the formative years of Finnish underground metal (it was either this or travel back in time to find

5Q5A – Salem’s Pot

originally written by Erik Higher & Craig Hayes Wait, did you anticipate receiving serious, mini-essay, SAT-acing answers from an all-caps DOOMER named Salem’s Pot? One that has mastered the stomach-rub/head-pat of dropping the needle on Dopethrone

5Q5A – Shabda

  We were put on to Shabda, an Italian trio of avant-droners previously in Thee Maladoror Kollective, by the princely Matt Fitton over at The Sludgelord. Matt’s got a real knack for sniffing out delectable

Taurus – No/Thing Review

originally written by Kyle Harcott Taurus’ No/Thing , with its menacing, doom-slaked vibe, embodies the infamous quote, “If you’re going to do something, do it well. And leave something witchy.” An auditory hallucination of mental hell

5Q5A – Slomatics

Belfast’s Slomatics are the Masters & Johnson of the wumgasm. They know this stuff forwards, backwards, slower, and lower. BF-ORs? Uh, yeah dude, BF-ORs. Enormous ones, in fact. The kind forcing you to circle the

5Q5A – Monolord

originally written by Craig Hayes You know how it goes. One of your pals recommends a band, and then you duly hate that person, wishing you could change time and claim the title of recommender.

Still Rotting – An Interview With Obituary

originally written by Juho Mikkonen Our 80s interview train makes it next stop at somewhere in Florida, where we invested a considerable chunk of the Last Rites pension fund in securing a very nice piece

5Q5A – Tengger Cavalry

What do you have in common with a successful Chinese graphic designer and composer for CCTV? You both love metal. If the two of you are wires, metal is the filament. And, the burst of