Daemonia Nymphe give insight into their fascinating recording process and Ancient Greek music, which is alive and well on their latest record, Psychostasia.
South Africa’s The Amblers have a raw yet polished folksy, dirty blues rock sound that merits further exploration. Currently working on their new album, we quickly caught up with guitarist and vocalist Justin Swart to chat gear.
Guitarist Jaret Salvat-Rivera of Philadelphia, PA’s psych/stoner/surf rock band, The Bad Larrys, shared some cool deets about his Fender Jaguar and other teachable tech….
Danijel Losic (guitar, vocals) and Brandon McKenzie (bass) provided some insight into the importance of album aesthetics and the live atmosphere that Holy Mount likes to create for its audience.
Portable wireless speakers are gaining in popularity and since they pair with just about any mobile Bluetooth device, they are ideal for taking your music on the go. With so many devices on the market though it might be difficult to find the one that is suitable for your own needs. I have owned a few myself and have listened to quite a few others and I can honestly say that the PWS – The Packable Wireless System by Grain Audio is by far my favorite of the bunch.
I recently had a moment to chat with Cameron Argon (also known as “Big Chocolate”), the mastermind behind the death metal band Disfiguring The Goddess, about his newest album Sleeper. “Big Chocolate” is currently one of the biggest names in the music production world and so I thought it would be appropriate to pick his brain and find out what kind of gear he uses to get those incredible sounds. Here’s what he had to say.
Job For A Cowboy have been dominating the deathmetal/core scene for the past few years, during which they’ve been on some of the biggest tours imaginable, playing in support of their album Ruination (which reached number 42 on The Billboard 200 chart). Also, they just recorded their newest EP Gloom on which drummer Jon “The Charn” Rice had to ensure he had the perfect gear to get that “right” sound. Read on to find out why the Yamaha Mike Bordin Signature Snare Drum is Jon’s go-to piece of gear.
Nixon Cutz is the sole guitarist for rock band Mary And The Black Lamb. As such, he’s had to make sure he always uses the right guitar in order to create a strong, sharp and rich sound. Read this gear review to see why the Epiphone Guitar cried out to him as the one to get the job done.
Friends With The Enemy guitarist Stu Petrie is a hard-working Australian axeman known for his sweet punk rock licks. As a punk musician, Stu strives for that perfection of distorted and clear sound. Read on to see why he the 120 Watt Peavey JSX amp head is what he needs to get the job done.
In an exclusive studio preview for SickDrummerMagazine, drummer Kerim “Krimh” Lechner takes fans on a walk-through of the gear he used on the recording of Decapitataed’s fifth studio album. Watch the 5 minute video below.
Mike Marsh brings the ‘rock’ for the Canadian alternative rock band Isle Of Thieves. As a lead guitarist he needs to make sure the guitar is easy to play so he can jump around and also sound great. Read the review on why his Les Paul Studio is that right six string. “He needs 6 good strings to carry his sound, down the isle of the venue!”