Author: Chad Bowar

Illumishade Interview

Another Side Of You is the latest album from the Swiss melodic metal band Illumishade. Vocalist Fabienne Erni and guitarist …

Honeymoon Suite Interview

Canadian hard rockers Honeymoon Suite just issued Alive, their first studio album since 2008 and first release since 2016’s Hands …

Meet The Band: Red Temple Pray

Ohio alt/hard rockers Red Temple Pray step into this week’s Meet The Band spotlight. Their debut full-length Can It Get …

Meet The Band: The Gems

The Gems shine brightly in this week’s Meet The Band spotlight. After splitting from Thundermother, the Swedish trio formed a …

Ryujin and Matt Heafy Interview

The Japanese “Samurai metal” band Ryujin (formerly Gyze), recently released a self-titled album. It was produced by and features guest …

Meet The Band: Sovereign

The Norwegian death/thrash metal group Sovereign are in the Meet The Band spotlight this week. Their full-length debut is Altered …

Dayal Patterson Interview

Dayal Patterson’s books about black metal are essential reading for those interested in the genre and its history. His first …

Meet The Band: Graven Sin

The Finnish/Greek trio Graven Sin steps into the Meet The Band spotlight this week. They just released their debut album …

Sadus Interview

Bay Area thrashers Sadus formed in the mid-’80s and released their debut Illusions in 1988. There was a nine year …

Meet The Band: Receiver

In this week’s Meet The Band spotlight are Receiver, who hail from Cyprus. Their debut album is Whispers Of Lore. …

Meet The Band: Sigir

This week’s featured Meet The Band artist is the Finnish melodic death metal group Sigir. Their debut album is Rainmaker. …

Edge Of Forever Interview

Ritual is the third album from the Italian band Edge Of Forever since they reunited about five years ago, and …

Michael Abdow Interview

Seance In Black is the latest solo album from guitarist Michael Abdow (Fates Warning, Ray Alder, Last Chance To Reason). …

Meet The Band: Xorsist

The Swedish death metal group Xorsist are in this week’s Meet The Band spotlight. They just released At The Somber …

Meet The Band: Medicine Horse

The Oklahoma sludge metal group Medicine Horse are in this week’s Meet The Band spotlight. They just released their self-titled …

Meet The Band: Outergods

The UK extreme metal group Outergods are in the Meet The Band spotlight this week. They just released their debut …

Soen Interview

Swedish progsters Soen just released their latest album Memorial. Guitarist Cody Ford gets us up to speed on the new …

Calligram Interview

Position | Momentum is the sophomore full-length album from the UK black metal/hardcore band Calligram. It was produced by Russ …

Virgin Steele Interview

The latest release from the veteran American heavy/power metal band Virgin Steele is The Passion Of Dionysus. Band founder and …