ROSETTA Guitarists Talk Self-Releasing New Album, Utopioid, The Forefront of Post-Metal

Guitarists Matthew Weed & Eric Jernigan talk the process for the new album and going independent The post ROSETTA Guitarists Talk Self-Releasing New Album, Utopioid, The Forefront of Post-Metal appeared…

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Introducing Metal Festival Tours, a New Promotion Company

A quick chat with Daniel DeFonce and Bryce Lucien, the founders of a new metal tour promotion company called Metal Festival Tours. The post Introducing Metal Festival Tours, a New…

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Sons of Apollo’s Mike Portnoy + Derek Sherinian: We Transcend Dream Theater Comparison, Find Beauty in the ‘Art of Strategic Wankery’ [Interview]

We speak with Sons of Apollo’s Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian about their ‘Psychotic Symphony’ disc, the formation of this band and their future plans. Continue reading…

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Marty Friedman: I Don’t Know Anything About Tonewoods Or Fret Sizes Or Scale Lengths [News]

Interviews: UG exclusive: “It’s really like talking to a saxophone player about guitars. I’m really useless.”

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Peter Tägtgren (of HYPOCRISY & PAIN) Discusses LINDEMANN Project Follow-up, New Band With His Son, and What’s Next

The more I dig, the more I discover gems. Hearing the name “Peter Tägtgren,” I immediately think of the industrial… The post Peter Tägtgren (of HYPOCRISY & PAIN) Discusses LINDEMANN…

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THIS IS ARMAGEDDON!: Norwegian Legends SATYRICON Unleash “To Your Brethren In The Dark” Video; Exclusive Q&A With Drummer Frost

Never has a form of music united (and divided) people such as black metal. Never has a form of music… The post THIS IS ARMAGEDDON!: Norwegian Legends SATYRICON Unleash “To…

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Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows: Unifying ‘Wish You Were Here’ Cover Perfectly Timed for World at ‘Complete Breaking Point’

Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows says while their ‘Wish You Were Here’ cover release would have happened regardless, he loves that it’s fitting of the times. Continue reading…

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Fireball Ministry’s James Rota ‘Most Excited’ About ‘Remember the Story’ Disc, Talks Lemmy Kilmister’s Best Lyrics

Fireball Ministry’s James A. Rota discusses their ‘Remember the Story’ album, Scott Reeder’s addition to the band, Lemmy Kilmister’s best lyrics + more. Continue reading…

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Brian Slagel Explains Metal Blade Misses, Talks Metal’s Staying Power + More [Interview]

Metal Blade Records founder and CEO Brian Slagel spoke with Full Metal Jackie about the label’s 35 year history chronicled in his new book. Continue reading…

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Ivar Bjornson Discusses Philosophical Nature of New Enslaved Songs [Exclusive Interview]

We caught up with Ivar Bjørnson to discuss the new Enslaved album, ‘E,’ and the philosophical nature of some of the new songs contained within. Continue reading…

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