The Thrash metal giants, Municipal Waste, have had quite a year. They released their latest disc Massive Aggressive and embarked on a tour that took them through Europe and The United States. For the last five weeks they have been touring the States with Brutal Truth and Cauldron. On December 11th the tour made its final stop in the band’s hometown of Richmond, VA. I had the opportunity to sit down with lead singer Tony Foresta before the show and talk about the bands newest CD and their constant touring.
Bands touring the underground circuit in Canada don’t have it easy. With population centers spread out over vast expanses of geography, only the strong and determined make it out of their formative years intact. Of the survivors, Endast shine bright as an example to other bands within the scene.
The Grammy nominated metalcore masters Norma Jean have had a remarkable career so far. They have headlined the Vans Warped Tour, toured with the Ozzfest and their latest CD, The Anti-Mother has been receiving critical acclaim; it even debuted at number 29 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart.
Thrash Metal pioneers, Overkill will be releasing their latest offering, Ironbound, in February 2010 and vocalist Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth set aside some time to answer some questions for PureGrainAudio.
The Atlanta, Georgia based Rock band The Villains are preparing to release their debut CD in February of 2010. The disc is a fantastic melding of good old Rock and Roll combined with both Pop and Country influences.
Hardcore kings Hatebreed are midway though their “Decimation Of The Nation Tour”. They are headlining a bill that consists of Born Of Osiris, Hate Eternal, Cannibal Corpse and Unearth. With all of these bands on this tour it is truly the stuff metal dreams are made of. Recently I had the opportunity to catch Hatebreed on this tour and man was I impressed.
The Canadian rockers Kittie have had an extremely busy year. They have headlined a tour and released a new CD In The Black on September 26th.
The two-time Grammy nominated band GWAR are back once again with a new disc, Lust In Space, and a brand new tour. After 25 years in the business, the band is going stronger than ever. They are touring across North America playing with Lamb of God as well as headlining shows of their own. On top of touring the country and releasing records vocalist…
It’s Saturday September 26, 2009 and The Black Dahlia Murder is in town. Spencer Matulaitis headed down to the Sound Academy at the Harbourfront in Toronto, Ontario to chat with BDM’s vocalist, Trevor Strnad, and bassist, Ryan Williams about the new album, music videos, touring and their lack of a BDM website.
One of the most loved and hated musical groups in the world has got to be The Insane Clown Posse. It seems that there’s really no in between, either you love or loathe Shaggy 2 Dope and Violent J. Say what you want about these two guys, but for how little mainstream attention they receive they’ve achieved some remarkable success over the years, selling…
There’s nothing better than a passionate band that’s full of heart and talented to boot. Especially when that band begins to get the recognition they deserve.
Threat Signal are back once again with a brand new CD entitled Vigilance, which according to Jon Howard, is heavy and melodic at the same time. The band is getting ready to hit the road in support of this CD and they plan on promoting the hell out of it. Lead singer Jon Howard took some time out of his busy schedule to speak to us about the…
Having just recently released their latest album, Carving Out The Eyes of God, Goatwhore was touring across Canada and the United States in hopes of unleashing it into the hands of metalheads everywhere.
By far one of the most politically motivated, modern punk rock bands you’ll ever find is Anti-Flag. Formed over twenty years ago in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the group has made a career out of speaking their minds through their music on various political issues, most commonly their distaste of the American government. The band just released their latest album…