Practicing The Ritual with Trevor Strnad of The Black Dahlia Murder

Practicing The Ritual with Trevor Strnad of The Black Dahlia Murder It’s never a good night to have a curse, but it’s always a good night for an interview. I recently got a chance to sit down with frontman Trevor Strnad of The Black Dahlia Murder to talk about the band’s latest record, Ritual, and their 2012 U.S. Tour. It’s… Continue reading

Discovering Metal Heritage with Martín Méndez of Opeth

Discovering Metal Heritage with Martín Méndez of Opeth      I recently got a chance to sit down with Martín Méndez, bassist of one of the premier progressive death metal bands in the world, Sweden’s own Opeth. I caught up with Martín on a tour stop of the band’s co-headlining Heritage Hunter Tour with Mastodon. Opeth has been… Continue reading


     It was a huge day in Philadelphia, PA last Thursday. One of the biggest bands in the world, The Used, were in town for an exclusive in-store signing and acoustic performance. Just a week earlier, The Used released their much-anticipated 5th studio album, Vulnerable. It’s the band’s first release on their own label, Anger Music Group, in conjunction with Hopeless Records. Merely two hours… Continue reading

A Flash Flood of Metal: Rou Reynolds and Chris Batten of Enter Shikari

A Flash Flood of Metal: Rou Reynolds and Chris Batten of Enter Shikari      Enter the new New Wave of British Heavy Metal: Enter Shikari. Hailing from England, Enter Shikari exploded onto the post-hardcore scene with a fresh mix of metal, industrial, and hardcore. Combining many elements, the guys from Enter Shikari join a small group of today’s hard rock groups that… Continue reading

Killing All Control with George Lynch of Lynch Mob

Killing All Control with George Lynch of Lynch Mob      The Mob is back. I recently caught up with one of the most elite guitarists in the world, George Lynch of Lynch Mob, at the Starland Ballroom in New Jersey. Lynch started out in metal heyday as the lead guitarist of hair metal giants Dokken. The band released 5 albums throughout the ’80s,… Continue reading