Category VI

Interview with Amanda from Category VI about fake blood, influences and heavy metal

Despite living with a spinal injury/ chronic pain as well as PTSD, Amanda is rocking with Category VI. The latest album War is Hell from the Canada based band is bursting from energy and while the album is almost one year old, it’s still relevant for everyone who loves heavy metal. Amanda speaks about her singing, influences and Category VI. … Continue reading Interview with Amanda from Category VI about fake blood, influences and heavy metal

Cellar Darling - Anna Murphy

Cellar Darling’s Anna Murphy on Hurdy-Gurdy’s, touring and black metal

After the split with Eluveitie, the trio consisting of Anna Murphy (vocals, hurdy-gurdy), Merlin Sutter (drums) and Ivo Henzi (guitars & bass) formed Cellar Darling and created music together what some people like to call New Wave of Folk Rock. In the summer of 2017, the debut album This is the Sound was released and stormed the charts immediately. The combination … Continue reading Cellar Darling’s Anna Murphy on Hurdy-Gurdy’s, touring and black metal

Conjonctive - Sonia Ka

Conjonctive, the Swiss hidden secret. Q&A with Sonia

Brutal Deathcore with a surprising mix of male and female vocals, when thinking of Switzerland usually comes in mind watches, army knives, and chocolate but after you heard Conjonctive you might wanna add them to that list. Sonia shares the vocal duties with Randy and the two of them completely kill, they are a strong force that … Continue reading Conjonctive, the Swiss hidden secret. Q&A with Sonia

Pokerface - Lady Owl

Q&A with Lady Owl from Pokerface

Deadly Thrash Metal from Russia. Every time I put on the latest Pokerface album, Game On, I’m actually surprised about the amount of aggression I hear and yeah, it’s a Thrash band so it’s supposed to be there but still. Lady Owl joined Pokerface in 2016 and took care of the vocals on Pokerface’s second full-length Game On. The band will hit the … Continue reading Q&A with Lady Owl from Pokerface

Psychedelic Witchcraft - Virginia Monti

Will you come to the sabbath with Psychedelic Witchcraft? Interview with Virginia Monti

Psychedelic Witchcraft’s music sounds exactly as what you expect with a band name like Psychedelic Witchcraft, vintage occult rock with a fuzzy low end. Throw in some acid rock and the divine vocals from Virginia Monti and the temperature will be elevated for sure. Psychedelic Witchcraft is a band that I follow since their debut album The Vision from 2016. Late … Continue reading Will you come to the sabbath with Psychedelic Witchcraft? Interview with Virginia Monti

Rampart - Maria Diese

Making memories for the future, an interview with Maria Diese from Rampart

Bulgarian Heavy Metal band Rampart has a silent force that has not been very quiet since 2006, the year Rampart became active. Maria is the founder of the band and the vocalist. Four albums released and a new album is on its way. Hi Maria, recently you’ve been on the road with Anvil. How was … Continue reading Making memories for the future, an interview with Maria Diese from Rampart

Besvärjelsen - Lea Amling

Besvärjelsen, Q&A with Lea about the debut full-length (and other things)

Besvärjelsen formed in 2014 by members from bands like Dozer, Greenleaf, Afgrund, Lastkaj and V. The band has strong ties with doom but it’s too easy to say it’s only doom as there can be influences from good old hard rock, folk, and progressive metal found. Besvärjelsen first EP was released in 2015 and yet another EP was released in 2016. The first full-length Vallmo will hit … Continue reading Besvärjelsen, Q&A with Lea about the debut full-length (and other things)

leecher - Anett Horvath

Interview with Leecher’s Anett Horvath about Cellos, cover songs, and new music

Metal bands who don’t use the basics like guitar and bass are rare in the metal community, Apocalyptica can be considered as the fore-runners for cello metal and Hungarian’s own Leecher is the runner up when it comes to quality music done on cellos. Anett Horvath provides the vocals for Leecher since 2012 and the … Continue reading Interview with Leecher’s Anett Horvath about Cellos, cover songs, and new music

Ignea - Helle Bogdanova

Ignea, interview with Helle Bogdanova about the upcoming tour, Oriental vibes and mixing trip-hop with sludge

IGNEA is a Ukrainian symphonic metal band with modern vibes, blended with oriental and progressive elements combined with the voice from Helle Bogdanova who can sing and growls. 2017 was a good year for the band, 2018 will be better for them as they are currently working on dates for a European tour this year. … Continue reading Ignea, interview with Helle Bogdanova about the upcoming tour, Oriental vibes and mixing trip-hop with sludge

Testosteruins - Jo Marie Smit

Interview: Jo Marie Smit from Testosteruins

Together with Heny Maatar from Tunisia forms Jo Marie Smit from South Africa the death metal duo Testosteruins and the band have its base in Sweden. The band is brand new and the debut EP Suffering Masculinity will be released in March 2019. The first released track Fuck Sharafuck! caught my attention and immediately I … Continue reading Interview: Jo Marie Smit from Testosteruins