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George from Nile interview, Bloodstock 2012

I had the pleasure of interviewing George Kollias drummer from Nile at Bloodstock after set. We discuss the band, their show, metal scene in Greece, tours and plans and so on. Band: Karl Sanders: Guitars, Vocals, Instrumentals Dallas Toler-Wade: Guitars, Vocals George Kollias: Drums Chris Lollis: Bass, Vocals   Links: …

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Alex Skolnick from Testament interview at Bloodstock

I had the pleasure of interviewing Alex Skolnick guitarist from Testament at Bloodstock. We discuss their stunning set at Wacken the weekend before hand as well as tonight’s set, new album ‘Dark Roots of Earth‘, influences, him leaving then rejoining the band and so on.     Testament have announced …

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Mnemic – ‘Mnemesis’

Taking their name from the Greek work ‘mnemonic’, meaning ‘the art of development’, it’s not surprising that this Danish-based international quintet should show off their etymological skills with the play on words that is the title of this, their latest full-length opus.  It’s just a pity that this is one …

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Dallas Toler from Nile interview

I caught up with Dallas Toler, guitarist and vocalist from Nile by email for a interview about the band, their new album ‘At the Gates of Sethu‘ as well as their plans for the rest of the year.   Can you introduce Nile for the readers? Nile is Karl Sanders, …

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Interview with Luca Turilli at Hellfest 16/06/12

I was lucky enough to chat with Luca Turilli from Rhapsody at Hellfest. (Rhapsody of Fire and Luca Turilli’s Rhapsody) As he was not playing the festival himself we had a long conversation about his departure from Rhapsody of Fire, the new ‘Luca Turilli’s Rhapsody’ and the new album which …

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Death Angel, Ivory Blacks, Glasgow 27/6/12

It’s been 25 years since the release of The Ultra-Violence by Death Angel so I was looking forward to tonight’s gig where the guys were playing their first album in its entirety as well as few other tracks. First band on was Thrashist Regime, who was starting to whip the …

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Ted Aguilar of Death Angel interview, Glasgow 27/6/12

I had the pleasure of catching up with Ted Aguilar guitarist from Death Angel outside Ivory Blacks in Glasgow before they took to the stage. We discussed Death Angel’s past, The Ultra-violence reaching it’s 25th anniversary  about their recent tours and festivals, their plans and about writing tracks for their …

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Nile – At The Gates Of Sethu CD

As expected from the legendary trio from South Carolina, their seventh studio album ’At the Gates of Sethu’ opens with dark orchestral tones, followed by the blistering sound that Nile create so well. ‘Enduring The Eternal Molestation Of Flame‘ is much of the same band as they have been for …

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Gotthard – Firebirth

After the untimely death of original singer Steve Lee on that fateful autumn of 2010, it seemed to most that the band would hang up their gear and call it a day, as would many bands facing a similar situation. Which is why when I found out the news that …

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Sabaton – Carolus Rex

With six studio albums in their arsenal through the period of well over a decade, Swedish power metal kings Sabaton show no sign of relenting. They continue on the subject of war, this time focusing on their homeland and the biographical tale of Gustavus Adolphus Magnus (The Lion Of The North), and Charles …

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Origin, Psycroptic, Leng Tch’e, Dictated 20/02/2012

As I turned up at White Rabbit, Plymouth I noticed there was a quiet turn out for the gig this evening, with bands such as Origin and Psycroptic playing I expected a larger crowd, forgetting it was a Monday (school) night, however even with the turn out, I knew it …

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The Black Dahlia Murder, Skeletonwitch and Fleshgod Apocalypse, Southampton 29/01/2012

Live Review: As the bands reached Southampton it was the nineteenth date into their mammoth UK tour. The Cellar, an absolutely rammed tiny venue for such epic bands, with no more than literally a hundred people filling up the venue and more still queuing to get in I thought to …

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