Supporting their new album, Foundations, being released as singles, Unveil The Strength guitarist Andy James spoke to us about his favourite gear, including his signature Kiesel guitar, and BOSS Katana Head and GT-1000.
In a special Geared Up interview, we spoke with Javier Sardinas, lead guitarist for the Floridian metalcore band Acaedia, about his favorite instrumentation, focusing mostly on the Horizon Devices Precision Drive.
UK trio Steel Trees, hot off the release of their new single “Deaf In One Eye,” are hunkered down with producer Matt Elliss working on a new album, due summer 2019 via These Bloody Thieves/Cargo Records. We connected with vocalist and guitarist Tom Hannon to talk gear!
For today’s Geared Up interview, LOVEBITES’ supremely talented Miyako gives insight into her gear collection, which forms an integral part of the top-quality NWOBHM sound that new album Clockwork Immortality holds (out now via JPU Records).
Guitarist Tony Harker of the Brighton, UK “emogaze” band, Harker, discusses some of his favourite gear, including the Strymon Deco and Spark Booster pedals.
On March 9th, Bologna, Italy-based progressive metalcore/djent quintet, Prospective will release their sophomore studio recording, Unreal, so we hit up guitarist Luca Zini for some tech talk.
Sheffield trio Awooga have announced their debut full-length, Conduit, is set for release on 20 April via Rockosmos.
Amplifier have revealed “Rainbow Machine”, a brand new track taken from their forthcoming album, Trippin’ With Dr Faustus. Check it out here…
Even though the band is busy preparing to head out on tour, Jeremy Epp, guitarist for the Doom supergroup The Watchers, was kind enough to take time out of his schedule to speak to us about gear!
What the shit is Brett Netson & Snakes? Well, for the uninitiated, it’s a bad-ass music ensemble led by none other than Brett Netson. How does Brett get that crunchy, unique sound you ask? Well, we’ll let him explain that one.
We got some exclusive insight from guitarist extraordinaire, Zoltan Bathory, founder and one of the main songwriters of Five Finger Death Punch, into his sick new gear while he was at NAMM 2015 with Jeff Diamant of Diamond Guitars and Amplification.
Oakland, CA-based Dimesland released the 8-track album Psychogenic Atrophy on December 9, 2014 and it’s loaded with some furiously-played abstract metal.
Clocking in at just over 44 minutes, :Swedish shredders The Haunted released their latest album, the 14-song Exit Wounds, on August 25, 2014. Loaded with exactly what you’d want to hear, and expect, from this band, with the new album the Swedish death metal scene has been seemingly totally rejuvenated. We wanted to delve further into the new album’s sound, so we chatted in brief with guitarist Ola Englund.