Cope (Band Interview)

Today we chat to Mickey, the drummer -and second half- of Cope. Let’s start with this: What’s the history of your band? Tyson and I have played together in a few different bands over the last 8 years. A two-piece was something we always talked about but it finally came to be during a period of downtime from our other projects. It was nice because we play different roles in other bands and there is often a principal songwriter in those situations, but this is our first full on collaboration. It also brings us back to our main instruments, Tyson on guitar and me playing drums. What’s your musical history? (Trained or Amateur)? Tyson is a self-taught musician, playing guitar […]

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Cydemind (Band Interview)

Today we speak to Cydemind. Let’s start with this: What’s the history of your band? We formed in 2011 for what should have been a one-time show and then disband. We played some Dream Theater and David Garrett at a music contest. The experience was so much fun we decided to go on and write our own music. At that time there was just Olivier, Dage and former bassist Elie. We quickly had Kev and Cam on board and we starting writing. It was shitty at first but as the years passed experience sunk in and our music refined itself. We feel that with Erosion we reached a great musical level and from that point we can only go higher. […]

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Sigil (Band Interview)

Today we speak to Alex Citrone from Sigil. Let’s start with this: What’s the history of your band? I’m originally from Boston (So was my great grandmother. -Ed) and had played metal there for a decade and thus made some good connections. It just so happened when I got to Austin, there was another New Englander, Vincent Hausman, who played in a band back up north called Howl. I told him I had some material written and we got some guys together to start getting it hammered out. Since then there’s been various line ups. The start of the band was a rocky one. Now with Kingdom of the Grave I’ve got a solid crew who’s ready to get shit […]

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Slagduster (Band Interview)

Today we chat to the lads from Slagduster. Let’s start with this: What’s the history of your band? Just four chumps that live in a small town and were forced to form a band with the only common bond being a love for intense music. We quickly put together our first album, hit the road a bunch, played a lot of cool shows along with some terrible ones. Now here we are, baby. What’s your musical history? (Trained or Amateur) Alex is one year music schooled. So he believes in right and wrong when it comes to writing music. The rest of us tell him to “cram it ugly”. (he’s actually very handsome) So what can you tell us about […]

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Nuclear Oath (Interview)

Today we speak to the lads from Nuclear Oath. Let’s start with this: What’s the history of your band? The band was started by Nick, Zack, and Brandon. Shortly after their vocalist quit Pete was asked to join, and shortly after that Pete told me they needed a bass player so I tried out for the band. (Nate) What’s your musical history? (Trained or Amateur)? -Self taught (Pete) – I have two and a half years of organ lessons and one year of guitar lessons. Other then that I am mostly self taught (Nate) So what can you tell us about your latest album? – Definitely tells a story to each song and was either create thru thought or feelings […]

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Gnash Rambler (Interview)

Today we chat to the lads from Gnash Rambler. Let’s start with this: What’s the history of your band? Nick :The band has a varied history and pedigree. After our parting of the ways with their old band Betty Kracker, Regina and Nick went on to form what was then known as Nevada. The name eventually changed after about a year to Gnash Rambler, by which time Puff Braddy from Facepuller joined us as our drummer following the departure of JT Massacre (the Fiends, JP5, Big John Bates). About last year Diamond Dave joined us on guitar and backup/lead vocals and we finally got around to recording almost all the songs we had up to that point. What’s your musical […]

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Lung Flower (Interview)

Today we speak to Lung Flower. Let’s start with this: What’s the history of your band? Tyler: Lung Flower has been around since 2009, founded by current member, guitarist, Marcus Salem. To this day he remains the only original member of the band, all other positions including lead guitar, singer, drummer, and bassist have changed over the years. Lung Flower’s début album “Under a Dying Sun” was released in 2012, and since then we’ve done an EP as well as another album, “Effigy” released in 2016, which included 7 songs What’s your musical history? (Trained or Amateur)? Tyler: My musical history is almost completely amateur except for a total of 10 lessons I took with a doctor who’s Ph.D. was […]

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Jupiter Hollow (Interview)

Today we speak to Jupiter Hollow. Let’s start with this: What’s the history of your band? Jupiter Hollow consists of two young, passionate and driven Canadian artists, Grant MacKenzie (21) and Kenny Parry (18). Grant, who plays guitar, bass and synth for the band started his music career 8 ½ years ago at the age of 12, sitting in his basement watching the movie Rock Prophecies. This movie was about legendary rock photographer Robert M. Knight, finding and transforming a young, unknown guitarist from a small town into a worldwide success. Inspired and motivated, Grant spent the next few years honing his guitar skills, writing music, and later learning the business side by attending college for business marketing. At age […]

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Something Mechanical (Interview)

Today we speak to Something Mechanical. Let’s start with this: What’s the history of your band? The band started out as Deadwoodx, just a few buddies who loved to play making  band – With the goal of making a bucket-list record (mostly because none of has had ever recorded) so then I started writing , and I really got into it – a lot, lol. I wrote 11 songs in 5 months and in the 6th month we started recording in a studio (Two Bodies Of Water) whom I still use to this day. But then I was hooked! So, as my writing grew and some of the band members leaving, I decided to change the name to Something Mechanical […]

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Radio Free Universe (Interview)

 

 Today we speak to George from Radio Free Universe. Let’s start with this: What’s the history of your band? We started in 2010.  We all played in other bands local to Southern Ontario.  My former group hosted an original music night at the Corktown in Hamilton. ON. That’s where I met Ryan our current guitar player.  We’ve been through a few line-up changes. In fact, Ryan used to play bass in RFU.  It was a weird situation as he is an incredible guitar player, but it made for some interesting changes.  It took us a long time to get where we are now. It didn’t just happen overnight. Everyone in the group right now has a deep respect for one […]

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