Saturday, 27 May 2017

Interviews

Interview: Dez Fafara of DEVILDRIVER and COAL CHAMBER

DevilDriver

Antihero Magazine senior journalist Mark Dean had the opportunity to chat with DevilDriver frontman, Dez Fafara, about the upcoming star-studded outlaw country record, his career in music with DevilDriver and Coal Chamber, and how music served a cathartic purpose during troubled times. Mark Dean: Hi Dez. Dez Fafara: How are …

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Interview: Jake E of CYHRA

Jake E - Cyhra

Antihero Magazine photojournalist Scott Martin recently spoke to former Amaranthe vocalist Jake E about his new band Cyhra. Scott Martin: In 2008, when you and Olof Mörck started the band Avalanche, which became Amaranthe in 2009, what was the musical direction you wanted to take the band towards? Jake E:  From …

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Interview: Kevin Cronin of REO SPEEDWAGON

Kevin Cronin

Antihero Magazine’s senior journalist Mark Dean had the opportunity to chat with REO Speedwagon vocalist and songwriter Kevin Cronin while the band toured the UK as guests of Status Quo. Antihero: I hope you’re well-rested now? Kevin Cronin: I’m feeling really pretty well. I’ve just got a lesson in walking …

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Interview: MALLEN

Mallen

Interview with Rising Rockers Mallen Antihero: As Mallen you have music out and touring but I wonder if I could take you back, what was your first introduction to music? Dann Pritchard: Mine personally was where my parents. My dad mainly, has also listened to classic rock; Queen, Meatloaf, that …

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Interview: Shagrath of DIMMU BORGIR

Dimmu Borgir

Antihero Magazine recently had the opportunity to chat with Dimmu Borgir founding member and frontman, Shagrath, about the recently released double DVD package, Forces of the Northern Night, which contains complete performances from Oslo, Norway and Wacken Open Air which feature a full orchestra and choir. We also talked about …

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Interview: Jun-His of ORANSSI PAZUZU

Oranssi Pazuzu

In the extreme music realm, Finland’s Oranssi Pazuzu breathes a vibrant, multi-spectrum color palette onto an otherwise rough-hewn foundation. Based in Tampere, the band’s integration of psychedelic warmth is what individualizes them, solidifying an equally nuanced blend of classic-era rock and black metal. This approach has become increasingly refined in …

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Interview: Tony Kakko of SONATA ARCTICA

Sonata Arctica - Tony Kakko

Finnish power metallers Sonata Arctica have been around the music scene since 1996. Each album release has been followed by a subsequent surge in popularity leading up to last year’s The Ninth Hour. Lyrically that album dealt with a close look at the entire world as it is now on …

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Interview: Noora Louhimo of BATTLE BEAST

Battle Beast

Battle Beast are a band that have been playing their brand of European power metal since 2008. They have been increasing their international profile with every subsequent album release. Touring in support of their latest album, Bringer of Pain, I had the opportunity to have a chat with singer Noora …

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