Archive for the ‘interviews’ Category

Morean and V. Santura (Dark Fortress) interviewed

By: Chris D. Posted in: featured, interviews On: Monday, July 21st, 2014


** Germany's Dark Fortress have plied black metal's murky, obsidian-colored waters for the better part of 20 years. In that time, they've crafted seven full-length, all of which have gone on to acclaim and recognition. Unlike most bands, Dark Fortress haven't played it easy across their varied discography. They've experimented, tried new ways to mold the dark into their own visage, and have, ...

The Deciblog Presents Bonus ‘My Awesome Day Job’ Content: Psychotic Gravedigging with Psychotic Gardening

By: kevin.stewart-panko Posted in: exclusive, featured, gnarly one-offs, interviews, uncategorized, videos On: Thursday, July 17th, 2014

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A couple months ago, I introduced you to Winnipeg death metal outfit Psychotic Gardening here. In the search for additional and interesting content for this here spot on this here blog, I was altered to the fact that vocalist Chris "Gillishammer" Gillis' dayjob was as a gravedigger! As soon as I heard that, I immediately did the most logical thing and rustled up a bunch of email questions to ...

Decibrity Playlist: Goatwhore

By: zach.smith Posted in: featured, interviews, listen, lists On: Thursday, July 17th, 2014

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For the past decade or so, Goatwhore has been one band that you can count on to put out quality release after quality release. The quartet's latest LP is yet another um, merciless, entry in its oeuvre. So to celebrate both the recent release of Constricting Rage of the Merciless and the start of the NOLA natives' run alongside Morbid Angel, Dying Fetus and others on this year's Summer Slaughter ...

Sounds of the Damned: Chris Alexander Talks Fangoria Musick

By: Shawn Macomber Posted in: featured, gnarly one-offs, interviews On: Tuesday, July 15th, 2014


To paraphrase the demon that once mauled Albert Brooks in his own car on the side of a darkened road back in '83: Hey, d'ya you want to hear something really scary? Yeah? You sure? Alright, then, Fangoria Musick -- the exquisitely eclectic, ceaselessly unsettling new digital download music label from the legendary flagship magazine of dark cinema and culture -- is here to whisper (and ...

Mutilation Rites Full Album Stream: Harbinger

By: Dan Lake Posted in: featured, interviews, listen On: Monday, July 14th, 2014


My ears are ringing like mad. Last night at the Metro Gallery in Baltimore, I caught Mutilation Rites play a ripping set that could be called loud in the same understated way that a Boeing 747 landing on your face could be called loud.  Fuck.  Ing.  Loud.  The performance was enveloping, engulfing, overwhelming, and it was played in front of a red-lit curtain that gave the whole stage a ...

Lee M. Bartow (Theologian) interviewed

By: Chris D. Posted in: featured, interviews On: Friday, July 11th, 2014


** The original interview with Theologian's Lee M. Bartow is featured in our stupendously awesome, but-not-so-metal "noise issue" (HERE). So moved by Bartow's answers to our questions, we felt compelled to post the entire transcript while, as the saying goes, the iron is hot. Bartow's not one to joy around and his music--self-admitted as "industrial music--shares this attribute. Then again, ...

Catch Bastard Feast in the Act with Osculum Infame

By: Dan Lake Posted in: featured, interviews, videos On: Friday, July 11th, 2014


Three years ago, the Portland, OR foursome known as Elitist floored us with a gritty, hateful debut full-length called Fear in a Handful of Dust.  To nix any confusion about whether or not they played sweet-cheeked djent (as another band named Elitist was doing), the band re-antichristened themselves Bastard Feast, and next week marks the release of their new killer, Osculum Infame, on Season ...

STREAMING: Pelican’s Arktika

By: zach.smith Posted in: featured, interviews, listen On: Thursday, July 10th, 2014


As psyched as we were for the last year's new Pelican album, we were just as excited to see the band in the live setting again after a long six year wait. Now those worlds are set to collide soon when the Chicagoans drop Arktika, a nine song 2013 live set recorded in Russia. The record is the band's first full-length live jawn since 2008's After the Ceiling Cracked CD/DVD. And we're stoked to ...

William Bennett (Cut Hands) interviewed

By: Chris D. Posted in: featured, interviews On: Tuesday, July 8th, 2014


** The original interview Cut Hands' William Bennett is featured in our groundbreakingly awesome "noise issue" (HERE). What follows below is the full transcript. If you're adventurous enough to you'll succumb to Bennett's Afro Noise. What is Afro Noise? William Bennett: This was the name of the debut Cut Hands record, essentially referring to two fused elements I began experimenting (and not ...

Decibrity Playlist: North

By: zach.smith Posted in: featured, interviews, listen, lists On: Thursday, July 3rd, 2014


I first read about North via Catherine Yates' review of What You Were back in 2008, but it wasn't until I perused our Managing Editor's writeup of the record in that year's top 40 that I thankfully got around to listening. Even though it's been a while since then, once you've read last year's interview with guitarist Matt Mutterperl, all I really need to tell you about what the Arizonians have ...