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Anya Svirskaya

I was born and raised in Donetsk, Ukraine and immigrated to NYC when I was eight years old. My passion for photography stems from my love of heavy metal and hard rock as well as my concert experiences. I was exposed to this music at an early age and it has been a big part of my life into adulthood. It is very rewarding and exciting to capture the small moments that musicians have on stage and get caught up in all the action in the mosh pit and take photos from that vantage point. When I am not behind my camera, I can be found teaching preschool. My love of music and photography allows me to create and plan meaningful activities for my students. I was very young when I discovered my passion and my goal is to help do the same for my students.

Interview: Dani Filth of CRADLE OF FILTH

Dani Filth

Anya Svirskaya recently chatted with Dani Filth about Cryptoriana – The Seductiveness of Decay, the twelfth studio album from Cradle of Filth, release on 22 September 2017 through Nuclear Blast Records. ANTIHERO: Thank you for taking the time to speak. Congratulations on the new record. How has the fan reaction …

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Interview: Attila Csihar of MAYHEM


Antihero Magazine’s Anya Svirskaya recently had the opportunity to talk with Hungarian black metal vocalist Attila Csihar of Mayhem about the extreme metal scene and the band’s De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas Tour. ANTIHERO: Hello, how are you? Thank you for taking the time to speak, where are you calling from? …

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Interview: Wolf Hoffman of ACCEPT

Wolf Hoffman - Accept

Heavy metal pioneers ACCEPT are back in the game with a new studio album! The record entitled The Rise Of Chaos, will be unleashed on August 4th, 2017. The band’s 4th studio release through Nuclear Blast will continue the tradition of its three predecessors – Blood Of The Nations, Stalingrad, and Blind Rage – with grandeur and precision. Antihero Magazine’s …

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Interview: Hansi Kürsch of BLIND GUARDIAN

Blind Guardian

Progressive power metallers BLIND GUARDIAN have released their first live album in 14 years – Live Beyond The Spheres is a collection of 22 tracks including all-time classics such as ‘The Bard’s Song (In The Forest)’ and ‘Mirror Mirror’, but also rarely performed tracks like ‘And Then There Was Silence’. “We compiled one …

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Interview: Arjen Lucassen of AYREON

Arjen Lucassen

THE SOURCE is an exciting new chapter in the Ayreon saga, with contributions from renowned vocalists like James LaBrie (Dream Theater), Simone Simons (Epica), Floor Jansen (Nightwish), Hansi Kürsch (Blind Guardian), Tobias Sammet (Edguy, Avantasia), and Russell Allen (Symphony X). The Source will be released on April 28 through Ayreon’s …

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