Sepultura- 22 March 2018 As referenced in the title of their recent documentary, Sepultura have endured for over thirty years. On the road once more and celebrating twenty years with Derrick Green we sat down with guitarist Andreas Kisser to discuss ‘Machine Messiah’, some pivotal moments in Sepul-history, and covering other artists.
Marillion- 13 March 2018. It’s been an incredible eighteen months for Marillion. A top five album, and a career topping sell-out show at London’s Royal Albert Hall have crowned their renaissance. Preparing to hit the road for a final run of dates in support of latest album ‘F.E.A.R.’, we sat down with vocalist Steve Hogarth for an in-depth chat about the lasting legacy of the band.
Paul Draper - 08 March 2018 As the man behind indie rockers Mansun, Paul Draper scored early success when the band’s 1997 debut ‘Attack OF The Grey Lantern’ went to No.1 in the U.K. Back with his first solo album ‘Spooky Action’ we sat down with Paul for a chat about his return, plans for expanded Mansun reissues, and the road ahead.
Steven Wilson- 05 March 2018. Steven Wilson is a genuine musical polymath. A successful solo artist, the former Porcupine Tree founder has worked with such luminaries as Rush, Tears For Fears and Marillion. About to hit the road in support of No. 3 album ‘To The Bone’, we sat down with Steven for an in depth chat about the shows, his career, and his ambitions.
Andy Summers- 23 February 2018 Andy Summers needs little introduction. As one third of The Police along with Sting and Stewart Copeland, his guitars can be heard on some of the most famous songs of all time. Now combining his dual interests of music and photography, he's about to launch his ‘Harmonics Of The Night’. We sat down for a chat about the show, his career, and all things Police.
Feeder- 19 February 2018. With breath taking highs and crushing lows, Feeder are a band that have endured through a two and a half decade career. Reaching their commercial zenith with the soul-searching ‘Comfort in Sound’ following the suicide of drummer Jon Lee, it’s been a bittersweet ride for Grant Nicholas and Taka Hirose. We sat down with Grant for an intimate chat about their career, and the prickly issue of pigeonholing.
Phil Campbell - 17 January 2018 A member of Motörhead for over thirty years, guitarist Phil Campbell is keeping it in the family for debut release ‘The Age Of Absurdity’. With the disc due for release at the end of the month, We sat down with Phil for a chat about the album, as well as the end of days for Motörhead.
Corrosion of Conformity - 9 January 2018. With a career spanning more than three decades, Corrosion of Conformity have been through many guises since the release of debut album back in 1984. Now back with their 'Deliverance' line-up and long-awaited new disc 'Now Cross No Crown', we sat down with drummer Reed Mullin for a chat about the new album.
Warrior Soul -3 January 2018 Led the outspoken Kory Clarke, Warrior Soul are one of the most influential bands of their generation. Now 'Back On The Lash' with their first studio release in five years, we caught up with the main man, for a chat about the disc, as well as taking a look at their explosive history.
Cavalera Conspiracy - 7 December 2017. Featuring Cavalera Brothers Max and Igor, Cavalera Conspiracy continues the Sepultura founders tradition for uncompromising music. Back with the just-released 'Psychosis', we spoke to Igor about the road to reconciliation, the 'Return To Roots', and new album.
Cradle Of Filth- 1 December 2017. Cradle Of Filth have been purveying their shock metal act for over two decades. Led by the inimitable Dani Filth, the Suffolk based band have just completed a UK and Ireland tour in support of twelfth album ‘Cryptoriana – The Seductiveness of Decay’. We sat down with guitarist Richard Shaw for a chat about life in Cradle 2017, and his own musical journey.
Psycho Motel - 22 November 2017. EXCLUSIVE: Twenty years ago, Adrian Smith released his final album before stepping back into Iron Maiden. A lost classic, Psycho Motel's 'Welcome To The World' came and went without much fanfare. We sat down with vocalist Andy Makin for an in-depth insight into the sessions, how the Iron Maiden reunion was on the cards even then, and how the band folded.
Yes- 10 November 2017. Yes have been traversing the Topographic Oceans for almost half a century; a fact not lost on the progressive rock pioneers as they prepare to set sail on their 50th anniversary tour. We sat down with drummer Alan White to discuss the milestone, the band’s Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction, and his early work with John Lennon and George Harrison.
JD & The Straight Shot - 6 November 2017. With a sound steeped in bluegrass, blues and gospel, JD & The Straight Shot are pure Americana. Led by the incomparable James Dolan, the sextet have just-released sixth album ‘Good Night And good Luck’. We caught up with Jim, along with guitarist Marc Copely and violinist Erin Slaver for a chat about the touring, recording and longevity.
American Head Charge- 21 October 2017. American Head Charge are nu metal survivors. Bursting onto the scene at the height of the sub-genre’s popularity, the sextet have gone through numerous changes, weathered the storms, and finally regrouped to release ‘Tango Umbrella’ in 2016. Not everything has been serene within the band since, however. Eonmusic got the lowdown on their difficult rebirth.
Chris Broderick - 4 October 2017. Chris Broderick hit the headlines when he and fellow Megadeth member Shaun Drover quit the band simultaneously in 2015. Going on to jointly form Act Of Defiance, they're now on album number two, with the just released ‘Old Scars, New Wounds’. We caught up with the guitarist to discuss the new album, and that difficult split.
Opeth- 2 October 2017. Crossing myriad musical genres, Opeth are one of the most respected acts to have emerged in recent years. Awarded the ‘International Band Of The Year’ gong at the 2017 Progressive Music Awards, the quintet’s status seems assured. Not that they’re resting on their laurels; “I’m not lingering”, says Mikael Åkerfeldt. We spoke to the front man about success, and plans for a “twisted” follow-up to 2016's ‘Sorceress’.
Marillion - 21 September 2017. Enjoying a career renaissance, Marillion are currently at the top of their game. With a Top 10 album in 2016’s ‘F.E.A.R.’, some of the best reviews of their career, and an instant sell-out of their pending Royal Albert Hall show, it’s a good time to be in the former ‘best kept secret in music’. We caught up with the band at the Progressive Music Awards in London to talk ‘F.E.A.R’, fashion and fragility.
Carl Palmer- 20 September 2017. The Prog God at this years' Progressive Music awards, Carl Palmer has had a decorated career. As well as stints with Asia, he’s best known as being one third of Emerson Lake and Palmer. With both of his former ELP band mates passing away in 2016, Carl is the last man standing. We spoke to the drummer at the awards to discuss his legacy, the end of ELP, and his driven work ethic.
Brian Slagel- 19 September 2017. Brian Slagel has played a pivotal role in bringing metal to the masses. Forming the Metal Blade label in 1982, the music mogul was the first to put out music by both Slayer and Metallica. We sat down with Brain for a chat about his new book, what it took to create one of the most important labels in music, and the small matter of turning down both Guns 'n' Roses and Pantera.
Magnum- 13 September 2017. Magnum are true survivors. With early record company problems behind them, success at the end of the 1980s was followed by leaner times, which finally say the band splitting up in 1995. Reforming six years later, they’ve been here ever since. Readying their 20th release - the very Magnum-esque titled ‘Lost On The Road To Eternity’, we caught up with TonyClarkin and Bob Catley for a chat about their career.
Warbringer- 11 September 2017. Warbringer are marauding American thrash metallers. Five albums into a career that has seen recent release ‘Woe To The Vanquished’ garner some of their best reviews yet, the five piece show no signs of slowing down. We caught up with front man John Kevill for a chat about the band’s roots, touring, and what a money-no-object Warbringer stage show might look like.