An Interview with Marina And The Diamonds: Ripe For The Picking

FROOT is the third full-length compilation from Welsh singer-songwriter, and more recently producer, Marina And The Diamonds. The vocalist, with her distinct, throaty sound at the helm, has taken the sonic journey with this album down a more focused route without losing any of its whimsy. Abandoning her electronic-pop signature …

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Interview with Periphery: Innovation And Hierarchy

Washington D.C. native progressive metal six-piece Periphery are stepping into 2015 with a new album, off of Sumerian Records, under their belts. The dual release from the band, Juggernaut: Alpha and Juggernaut: Omega, are two full-length concept records, only on shelves since Jan. 27. With several singles circulating on …

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An Interview with Seether: Higher Standards

South African ensemble Seether have been in the rock game for 15-plus years now. Adding to a solid roster of full-length records, the musicians released Isolate And Medicate in early 2014, an album that has been received as their most distinctive yet. The outfit have been making waves with their …

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An Interview with We Came As Romans: The Golden Age Of An Empire

Currently signed with Equal Vision Records, Detroit-native post-hardcore metal ensemble We Came As Romans will soon be playing a venue near you. The band is embarking on a miniature U.S. tour along with Chiodos to close out 2014, during which they will swing by Irving Plaza for a night. The …

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An Interview with Architects: Sketching The Future

Just a train ride from London, England, is where Architects, the Brighton-based, progressive metal outfit, originally hail from. The group has nearly taken over their country as far as running things popularity-wise within their own genre. Just last year, the band debuted their crowd-funded documentary, One Hundred Days: The Story

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An Interview with You Me At Six: The King’s Speech

Alternative rock outfit You Me At Six are a London-based quintet on a fast-paced ascent in popularity in the U.S. Having already mastered the industry within the UK, the group have set their sights on musical domination of the radio waves Stateside, beginning with a cross-country tour this fall. The …

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An Interview with Vinnie Paul from Hellyeah: Transcendent Groove

Sangre Por Sangre (Blood For Blood) is the current release from the groove metal supergroup Hellyeah. The ensemble‚Äôs fourth full-length will have listeners knee-deep in the vibes of Southern-inspired guitars with aggressive accents. Lyrically and musically, the material on the album has become more refined, but has not …

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An Interview with Cymbals Eat Guitars: Avenues Clash

Bridging the gap between the sonic footprint of the Garden and Empire states is rock outfit Cymbals Eat Guitars. Melding progressive instruments with indie rock vibrations, the group has begun work more collaboratively to bring to listeners their latest full-length, LOSE. Currently signed to Barsuk Records, the band is …

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Interview with Between The Buried And Me: The Future Is Now

Progressive metal quintet Between The Buried And Me are back at it again, rigorously touring the U.S. The North Carolina-native band continues to perform on the success of their 2012 release and their eighth album to date, The Parallax II: Future Sequence. The group, currently with Metal Blade Records, …

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An Interview with Brick + Mortar: Stepping Out

Asbury Park-based alternative rock duo Brick + Mortar have been getting into some good habits as of late. The band just performed in Austin, TX at SXSW, has a tour with Morning Parade slated, as well as a stop for a Bonnaroo set along the way. In more local events, …

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