Ahead of the release of long-running German black metal institution Dark Fortress’ new album, Spectres From the Old World, we were lucky enough to have a chat to long-running guitarist and songwriter, V. Santura, about the band, the new disc and their upcoming first tour on American soil.
Hurricane Nita Strauss is a guitarist as talented as she is beautiful. With a reputation as one of the hardest working axe-slingers in modern rock, Strauss is set to release Controlled Chaos, her first collection of original instrumental guitar music in September.
On April 13th, alternative metalcore group, This Curse will release their new EP, From the Darkest of Places. We spoke with guitarist Joey Galletta about his gear, including the Ibanez RGIB6 and DiMarzio D Activator pickups.
We connected with Jeffrey Daniels, guitarist for the Philadelphia, PA Grind/Punk/Metal trio, Die Choking, in order to better understand the sound on their The Compound Records full-length affair, III.
Jordan Turnbell, Guitarist for the Toronto, ON-based metal band Where Giants Once Stood, recently took a moment to answer a few questions about his favorite piece of gear. The group recently completed work on their sophomore release, Live Above, which will be released on September 2nd.
Francesco Artusato is quite the accomplished shredder known for his work in All Shall Perish, The Francesco Artusato Project, and now, the Howard Jones-fronted metal band, Devil You Know. Together with John Sankey (drums), Ryan Wombacher (bass), and Roy Lev-Ari (guitar), the fast-growing group is set to release their debut offering, The Beauty of Destruction, in North America on April 29th via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. In an effort to learn more about the powerful sound behind this debut, we sent some gear-related questions to Artusato. Here’s what he had to say.
The Surrey, England-based quintet You Me At Six released their latest album, Cavalier Youth, on January 26, 2014 to rave reviews. Now, in support of this new recording, the band are touring all over Europe before hitting North America to play to hoards of fans on a near nightly basis.
I recently had the opportunity to speak with JR Bareis, guitarist for the band Love and Death, about his favorite piece of gear used while recording the band’s newest effort, Between Here & Lost. Here’s what Bareis had to say his gear, including amp and guitars.