Interviews

Enemy Soil Discuss Reunion, Maryland Deathfest, New Music and Politics

January 16, 2018

Enemy Soil‘s Richard Johnson on the band’s upcoming reunion shows, the possibility of new music and political lyrics in grindcore.

Q&A: Iniquity’s Martin Rosendahl Invokes Old Ghosts

January 15, 2018

Iniquity’s Martin Rosendahl Revisits Serenadium and confirms reunions are dead.

Demo:listen: Mutilate

January 12, 2018

This week Demo:listen’s is coming from within the fortress of suffering with Ithaca’s Mutilate.

Celebrating the Norse Identity: An Interview with Ivar Bjørnson

January 11, 2018

Enslaved‘s Ivar Bjørnson on ByNorse Music, plus what fans can expect on the upcoming Decibel Magazine Tour.

Q&A: Dan Terminus Talks Gear And Influences

January 8, 2018

French synthwave specialist Dan Terminus talks gear, popularity, and new album Automated Refrains.

Demo:listen: Attrition

January 5, 2018

This week, Demo:listen brings you total annihilation from Ontario’s Attrition.

Track Premiere: Clamfight – ‘Echoes in Stone’

January 3, 2018

In under eight minutes, New Jersey sludge rockers Clamfight craft an epic tale of one location’s historical and supernatural transformation in “Echoes in Stone.”

Cleric: Extended Interview

January 2, 2018

Cleric draw straight lines (through tesseracts) connecting quantum physics to Stephen King and Thom Yorke.

Masters Degrees From the Exit Wound & Grind Curries: John Cooke On Life in Napalm Death

December 27, 2017

What’s it like to suddenly find oneself a member of grind lagends/trailblazers Napalm Death? Touring guitarist John Cooke gives us an inside look.

Deafkids: Full Interview

December 26, 2017

Brazilian percussive drone/noise/punk trio Deafkids rule harder than you might expect.

Demo:listen: Skorch

December 22, 2017

This week’s Demo:listen goes up in flames with Canada’s Skorch.

Two Decades of Miserycore: An Interview & Stream with Fistula

December 21, 2017

Ohio sludge veterans Fistula are celebrating twenty years with a series of splits. Stream their new releases with Come to Grief and -(16)- now!

Visual Violence: Artist Ken Coleman On Envisioning Morbid Angel’s “Kingdoms”

December 20, 2017

Go behind the scenes with visual artist Ken Coleman for the inside story on the creation of the striking album artwork for the latest Morbid Angel record.

Track Premiere: Grethor’s ‘From This Rot So Shall We Be Remade’

December 20, 2017

Virginian black/death malcontents Grethor seek to bury the oligarchy in “From This Rot So Shall We Be Remade.”

Demo:listen: Kommodus

December 15, 2017

This week’s Demo:listen is captured by Australia’s one-man black metal operation Kommodus.

“There’s only one Napalm Death”: Jello Biafra on the grind legends

December 14, 2017

We chatted with legendary punk vocalist Jello Biafra for our new Napalm Death special issue. Here’s more from that conversation.

Metal & Beer: BROKEN HOPS IPA Debuts at Denver Black Sky

December 13, 2017

Chicago death metal stalwarts Broken Hope launched a new collaboration brew with Black Sky Brewing, BROKEN HOPS IPA, at Denver Black Sky last weekend.

Talkin ‘Bout Flex: Goatwhore

December 12, 2017

Goatwhore command you to destroy on this month’s Flexi, “Command to Destroy.” Find out how it all happened.

Immolation’s Ross Dolan on Finding Their Sound on “Atonement”

December 8, 2017

Immolation‘s Ross Dolan gives an in-depth look at the process of producing their latest album, Atonement.

Demo:listen: Ossuarium

December 8, 2017

On this week’s Demo:listen we follow the trail of discarded bones and rotting chunks of flesh until it leads us to Portland’s Ossuarium.

“Napalm Death continue to be a positive force in my life”: Hatebreed’s Jamey Jasta on his relationship with Napalm Death

December 7, 2017

Jamey Jasta of Hatebreed appeared in our Napalm Death special issue talking about the grind legends. Read more of our chat with him right here.

Talkin ‘Bout Flex: KEN Mode

December 5, 2017

What’s lean, mean and glows in the dark? We don’t know, but this KEN Mode Flexi sure is an offensive shade of yellow.

Q&A: Soror Dolorosa’s Andy Julia Gets Post-Punk’d

December 4, 2017

Soror Dolorosa’s Andy Julia talks travel, black metal, and new album Apollo

Demo:listen: Stavves

December 1, 2017

This week, Demo:listen wanders deep into the desert to find Stavves, a staggering, new black metal force from the Inland Empire.

Metal & Beer: The Art of The Label

November 29, 2017

British Columbia artist/designer Richard Hatter and his company Hired Guns create brewtal metal inspired and influenced label art for craft breweries.