Author Archives: Riley Rowe

Interview: One Last Reason frontman discusses upcoming album, leaving a major label

Posted by on May 16, 2016

Fronted by Cris Brown (not to be confused with the rapper or Trapt vocalist), One Less Reason found success when their Everydaylife LP received a Gold Record Award in 2012. More recently, the group plan to release their next album, The Memories Uninvited, this summer via Tattooed Millionaire Records. You can view our interview with Cris below as he discusses the […]

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Exclusive: After the Burial vocalist details his dream tour

Posted by on April 26, 2016

We recently interviewed After the Burial’s vocalist Anthony Notarmaso about Sumerian Records, Dig Deep, and the passing of Justin Lowe. You can click here to view the interview. While currently touring with Born of Osiris, Upon a Burning Body, Erra, and Bad Omens, we asked some questions about what his After the Burial dream tour would consist of. […]

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Interview: After the Burial vocalist speaks about Justin Lowe’s passing, Sumerian Records, ‘Dig Deep’ LP

Posted by on April 18, 2016

Regardless if you’re a fan or not, you must have respect for After the Burial’s past year. Their fifth album, Dig Deep, was released in February after the wake of the passing of their rhythm guitarist, Justin Lowe. We spoke to vocalist Anthony Notarmaso about Sumerian Records, the recent album, and Justin. I could hear in […]

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Interview: The Contortionist discusses ‘Language’ rediscovered & Last Chance to Reason

Posted by on March 30, 2016

It’s been almost two years since the release of The Contortionist’s third album, Language, but the group are keeping things interesting with plenty of touring and a recent release of ‘Rediscovered’ tracks off the record. Currently, the band is on a headlining North American run with three other acts. We spoke to vocalist Michael Lessard at […]

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Interview: Good Tiger vocalist discusses debut album, crowdfunding

Posted by on March 24, 2016

If you hadn’t yet heard of the recently formed supergroup, Good Tiger, you have to check them out ASAP. With ex-Tesseract vocalist Elliot Coleman, ex-The Safety Fire guitarists Derya Nagle and Joaquin Ardiles, ex-The Faceless drummer Alex Rüdinger, and bassist Morgan Sinclair, the band self-released their debut LP, A Head Full of Moonlight, last year. In […]

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Interview: Evan Brewer talks Entheos, The Faceless, & his ultimate compilation

Posted by on March 15, 2016

It seems Evan Brewer should be a household name in the metal community by now. You might be most familiar with his work in The Faceless, but Brewer has also released two solo records through Sumerian Records and even more importantly formed a new group. Entheos, consisting of vocalist Chaney Crabb (made famous by her viral Veil of Maya […]

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Interview: Toothgrinder discuss ‘Nocturnal Masquerade,’ future ambitions

Posted by on February 15, 2016

While New Jersey’s Toothgrinder is relatively new to the metal scene, they’re making a lot of ears perk up with their debut full length, Nocturnal Masquerade. Last year’s EP was the world’s introduction to them, but the full length delivers. We caught up with the band’s vocalist, Justin Matthews, to talk about the differences between the […]

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Interview: Textures Guitarist Talks About ‘Phenotype’ & ‘Genotype’ Albums

Posted by on January 22, 2016

Fans haven’t heard any material from Dutch progressive metal group Textures in almost five years, but in a recent announcement, we found out they are being treated to two separate upcoming albums. We spoke to guitarist Bart Hennephof about Phenotype and next year’s Genotype. You can read about the LPs and other answers below.   So first of […]

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Interview: Devin Townsend discusses Steve Vai bonus track, re-recorded “Truth” for upcoming album

Posted by on January 16, 2016

Devin Townsend is likely one of the most under-rated musicians in the current industry. And not just because his role as frontman in Strapping Young Lad and other progressive metal projects were immensely creative, but the fact that he has expanded his horizon to blues, country, ambience, and alien puppet-driven rock operas. We had the opportunity […]

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Interview/Photos: Between The Buried And Me’s Tommy Rogers talks ‘Coma Ecliptic,’ next solo album

Posted by on January 5, 2016

In 2015, Between the Buried and Me took an even more progressive turn on their most recent LP. Their seventh album, Coma Ecliptic, was released last year via Metal Blade Records and was met with generally favorable reviews. While the band announced a tour coming up this Spring with August Burns Red, we spoke to frontman Tommy […]

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