Nick Oliveri - 07 August 2018 Nick Oliveri has been taking stock of a career in desert rock. Co-founder of Kyuss, member of Dwarves, and leader of Mondo Generator, he’s best known as sidekick to Josh Homme in kings of the genre Queens Of The Stone Age. Readying volume five of his 'N.O. Hits At All' series, we caught up with the California native to talk roofing, recording, and his days with QOTSA.
Corrosion of Conformity - 31 July 2018. Releasing the critically acclaimed ‘No Cross No Crown’ at the beginning of 2018, Corrosion Of Conformity have cemented their return, following their reunion with Pepper Keenan in 2015. Returning to Download Festival, we caught up with bassist Mike Dean for a chat about the disc, their Donington Park history, and their upcoming tour with Orange Goblin.
Wayward Sons - 19 July 2018 The last twelve months have seen the release of Wayward Sons' debut album, a stint opening for Steel Panther and now an appearance at Download Festival. Led by Toby Jepson, the veteran singer may have done it all before, but that doesn’t mean he’s complacent; “the music means more to me than it’s ever done before”, he tells us.
Therapy? - 12 July 2018. Readying album #15, Therapy? are getting ready to launch into another fierce round of promotion and touring, for 'Cleave'; an album that front man Andy Cairns describes as; “‘Troublegum’ meets ‘Nurse’ but made for the 21st century”. We caught up with Andy at Ramblin’ Man Fair, for a chat about the disc, and their unwitting influence on Metallica circa 1995.
Incubus - 11 July 2018 Bursting out of California at the turn of the millennium, alt-rockers Incubus are one of the defining acts of a generation. We caught up with bassist Ben Kenney to chat the band’s forthcoming Ireland and U.K. shows, the recording of ‘8’, and the difficult process of replacing a founder member.
Giovanni Spano - 05 July 2018. Juggling life playing the role of Ledoux in the Jim Steinman production ‘Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical’ while fronting up and coming rockers deVience, Giovanni Spano has had a busy few years. We caught up with Gio for a chat about reworking one of the biggest selling albums of all time for the stage, and what’s going on with his band away from the day job.
Bullet For My Valentine - 03 July 2018 Having gone through a significant line-up change in recent years, Bullet For My Valentine have taken the opportunity to redefine their sound for their just-released ‘Gravity’ opus. Back on the road to promote the album, we caught up with guitarist Michael ‘Padge’ Paget and bassist Jamie Mathias at Download Festival to talk changing times.
Monster Truck - 28 June 2018 It’s been a busy time in the Monster Truck camp since the band last spoke to eonmusic. Since then, there’s been headline shows, a live stint with Deep Purple, and the small matter of work on their third full-length release. Back at Download festival to reclaim their place in the Sun, we caught up with drummer Steve Kiely to chat the Canadians’ evolution
Wes Borland - 15 June 2018. A respected solo artist and leader of "ridiculous metal band"Big Dumb Face, Wes Borland is most well known as the guitarist for Limp Bizkit. “I couldn’t move on and do anything to ever escape it”, he confesses as we meet at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods in London. On hand to collect the ‘Riff Lord’ award, we caught up with Wes to discuss his time in and out of the Nu Metal linchpins.