Tag: Interview

I AM VALBORG – Q&A With the Versatile Mr. Toyka

Valborg is not your typical metal band. I know that in these times, it’s getting harder to define what a typical metal band would be, but we’ve still got some distinctions that make bands metal: •

An Interview with While Heaven Wept – A Look at the Oceans With Tom Phillips

Usually, this is the part where I’d write the intro to the article. This time, I’ll let this conversation between myself and Tom Phillips, one of the founding members of While Heaven Wept, speak for itself.

Malthusian Lurks from the Hengiform – New EP and Interview

You ever get that feeling that music takes you to a dark place? Of course you do, you’re metal fans. Some darkness comes from the blackest of metals, leaving you cold and alone (Katharsis, Ayat); some

5Q5A – Sacral Rage – Out Of The Time Machine

For many, the Greek metal scene should need no introduction, particularly when thinking of black metal. (Six Degrees of Rotting Christ is a fun game to play over at Metal Archives.) But the country offers

Making Friends With The Darkness – An Interview With YOB’s Mike Scheidt

originally written by Matt Longo Mike and I contacted via Skype. It took a little longer than expected, as I sat in proverbial Limbo and imbibed its literal namesake. But it was well worth it,

5Q5A – Dirge

  Let’s be real. The word “dirge” isn’t all that appealing. Setting aside it’s aethestic ickiness, it’s also a bit, well, literal, at least when applied to our little corner of the universe. While brothers

5Q5A – Helcaraxë

Over the course of their decade-plus existence, New Jersey’s Helcaraxë has tooled around with their death metal formula here and there, but the one thing that has stayed constant is the bombast. Plain and simple,

5Q5A – Lvcifyre

Lvcifyre is heavy like a nightmare is heavy. Theirs is not a heaviness entirely born of volume or of sheer violence, though both are certainly present, and in spades. Their heaviness is more made of