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Interview with Black Country black metal band, Funeral Throne

Interview with Black Country black metal band, Funeral Throne

…that a freak, no-hope Brummie and a homosexual, working class Walsallite could forge a world-wide cultural movement is astounding.

Interview with Abraxas of Norway’s Magister Templi

Interview with Abraxas of Norway’s Magister Templi

Playing live is sort of the payday…

Videos of the Week - Altered Sky + We Are The Ocean + Blackmore's Night + Theory Of A Deadman + Bring Me The Horizon

Videos of the Week – Altered Sky + We Are The Ocean + Blackmore’s Night + Theory Of A Deadman + Bring Me The Horizon

By David Waterfield and Woody

Interview with Birmingham’s Progoctopus

Interview with Birmingham’s Progoctopus

The ever revolving door that is life and death…

Interview with Noizer, guitarist of Peru's Anal Vomit

Interview with Noizer, guitarist of Peru’s Anal Vomit

We were very crazy and only wanted alcohol and prostitutes…

Interview with Brady Deeprose of Midlands band, Conjurer

Interview with Brady Deeprose of Midlands band, Conjurer

The Midlands scene in general is strong for underground metal…

Videos of the Week - Devil City Angels + New Years Day + Parkway Drive + Chasing Infinity + Biters

Videos of the Week – Devil City Angels + New Years Day + Parkway Drive + Chasing Infinity + Biters

By David Waterfield and Woody

Interview with Paul Bearer, guitarist/vocalist for Funeral Horse

Interview with Paul Bearer, guitarist/vocalist for Funeral Horse

Good beers, Black Sabbath, Margaret Thatcher and a suicide note…

Interview with Sonneillon, vocalist of Poland’s Blaze of Perdition

Interview with Sonneillon, vocalist of Poland’s Blaze of Perdition

Self-realization and insight

Melodic Times July – Woody’s Melodic Rock & AOR News Round Up

Melodic Times July – Woody’s Melodic Rock & AOR News Round Up

Stuff by Woody

Videos of the Week - The Answer + Praying Mantis + Secret Rule + Constancia + All To Ruin

Videos of the Week – The Answer + Praying Mantis + Secret Rule + Constancia + All To Ruin

By David Waterfield and Woody

Videos of the Week - Bullet For My Valentine + Shinedown + Lamb Of God + Gabriel & the Apocalypse + Serpentine

Videos of the Week – Bullet For My Valentine + Shinedown + Lamb Of God + Gabriel & the Apocalypse + Serpentine

By David Waterfield & Woody

Interview with M. Pavlovic of NZ’s Creeping

Interview with M. Pavlovic of NZ’s Creeping

Misery and death but with a bit more necromancy and vampirism….

Interview with Leicester’s Psychedelic Doom mob, Prophets of Saturn

Interview with Leicester’s Psychedelic Doom mob, Prophets of Saturn

Vinyl is the mark of a ‘proper’ album…

Interview with Costa Rica’s Corpse Garden

Interview with Costa Rica’s Corpse Garden

The more we got into metal, the more we got drawn to the extreme side…

Videos of the Week - Frank Turner + Thunder + Kobra & The Lotus + Mantra Vega + Stala & So

Videos of the Week – Frank Turner + Thunder + Kobra & The Lotus + Mantra Vega + Stala & So

By David Waterfield & Woody

Interview with Vrath of UK’s Scythian

Interview with Vrath of UK’s Scythian

Where are the gods when the sun is obscured by the dust of human effluence?

Interview with Christgrinder

Interview with Christgrinder

Metal is really silly…

Interview with India’s Heathen Beast

Interview with India’s Heathen Beast

Politics fuels the cancer of religion…

Fearless Vampire Killers

Interview with Fearless Vampire Killers

I don’t know whether there are enough younger bands getting big. The headliners this year are brilliant but they’re getting old…