Interviews

Brewtal Truth: Dave Witte’s Food, Beer & Metal Life

February 21, 2018

Municipal Waste drummer Dave Witte dishes on all the dishes he’s whipping up at his Go Go Vegan food truck, as well as his latest beer and musical projects.

Q&A: Erdve’s Vaidotas & Kristijonas Reflect On Happiness

February 19, 2018

Lithuanian post-metallers Erdve are heavy on introspection (and riff) on new album, Vaitojimas.

Demo:listen: Rotting Kingdom

February 9, 2018

On this week’s Demo:listen, we enter the darkened, crumbling halls of Lexington’s Rotting Kingdom.

Obnoxious Noise Fest Set to Devastate the Empire State

February 7, 2018

Obnoxious Noise Fest will feature a headlining set from grindcore stalwarts Pig Destroyer, plus performances from Skycamefalling, Internal Bleeding, Artificial Brain and more.

A Crash Course in Classic Pacific Northwest Metal with James Beach

January 31, 2018

Author James Beach offers a firsthand Pacific Northwest Metal history as told in his upcoming book ‘Rusted Metal’ as well as details on the revived Northwest Metal Fest.

Italian Grind Legends Cripple Bastards Take On “The Outside World” Via 30th Anniversary Singles Box Set

January 31, 2018

Italian grind institution Cripple Bastards can’t stop, won’t stop. Our exclusive interview.

Track Premiere: Blackwülf – “Dead to the World”

January 31, 2018

Oakland rockers Blackwülf team up with doom royalty from Bedemon/Pentagram for their new track “Dead the World.”

Demo:listen: Verval

January 26, 2018

This week on Demo:listen, we bring you an exclusive stream of the debut album from Utrechect’s latest black metal combination,Verval.

Immigrindcore: Chepang on Nepal, Immigration and Having Two Drummers

January 23, 2018

Chepang discuss how their experiences as immigrants affect their music, having two drummers and their Super Bowl predictions.

Demo:listen: Nightghöul

January 19, 2018

This week’s Demo:listen is seized and carried off into the night by Philadelphia’s Nightghöul.

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.