CALIFORNIA HEAVY – A CONVERSATION WITH TONY CASTANEDA OF KYNG

When In This Moment decided to embark on their Hellpop Tour this fall, they brought along an eclectic mix of heavy music. The four-band festival included In This Moment, gothic metalcore giants Motionless In White, sludgy death-metallers All Hail The Yeti, and, of course, Kyng. The self-proclaimed “California heavy” outfit … Continue reading

Rock ‘n’ Roll Brotherhood – Otherwise at Carolina Rebellion 2013

I’ve been to a lot of shows in my time as a music journalist. Interviewed a lot of bands, took a lot of photos, and traveled all across the country. So far, the best friends I’ve made in this business are my brothers in Otherwise. No matter how busy the day … Continue reading

Building a Filthy Empire – Heaven’s Basement at Carolina Rebellion 2013

One of the highlights of Carolina Rebellion 2013 was certainly the UK’s Heaven’s Basement. In the wake of the release of their debut album, Filthy Empire, the band has brought their furious rock ‘n’ roll show to the States for a ton of touring and festival appearances. Just 2 days before The Rebellion, Heaven’s Basement … Continue reading