Every wanted to better know Battlecross guitarist and co-founder Hiran Deraniyagala? We did! So when the Motor City-based, Metal Blade Records thrashers were at Heavy MTL last year, we were sure to set up some talk time. Check out this Rockblot with Hiran!

Publisher, CEO, and Co-Founder - Born in 2003, V13 was a socio-political website that, in 2005, morphed into PureGrainAudio and spent 15 years developing into one of Canada (and the world’s) leading music sites. On the eve the site’s 15th anniversary, a full re-launch and rebrand takes us back to our roots and opens the door to a full suite of Music, Film, TV, and Cultural content.