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Interview: CAR BOMB

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Long Island, New York mathcore act, Car Bomb made their rounds in the UK while supporting Gojira recently, and Antihero Magazine’s Mark Dean had the opportunity to chat with vocalist Michael Dafferner and bassist Jon Modell when the band stopped in Manchester. Mark Dean:  Afternoon, I’m sitting in the Manchester …

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Interview: Brad Gillis of NIGHT RANGER

night ranger

Night Ranger truly epitomizes the sound of the 80’s, while at the same time transcending it. Since their reunion in 1996, they have brought their guitar heavy, melodic brand of hard rock into the 21st century with their unparalleled talent, energy, and creativity. Antihero Magazine journalist Mark Dean had the opportunity …

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davey suicide

The 2017 Blood, Lust and Death Tour recently came to Arizona Pete’s, in Greensboro N.C. for a night of high-energy performances not only from the tour’s headliners, Combichrist and Dope, but also from opening acts September Mourning and Davey Suicide. This was Davey Suicide’s first major tour since the release …

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Reason Define

Local Rock and Metal fans of all ages converged on The Fillmore Underground in Charlotte, N.C. for a memorable night of high energy music and to also celebrate the release of the new album titled Far From Strangers from the night’s headlining act, Reason Define. We spoke with the band …

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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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Interview: Jake Oni of ONI


In Japanese folklore, the Oni is a malevolent shapeshifting demon, able to take on many guises as it spreads pain and misery. The constantly shifting, ever-evolving sound of Ontario, Canada’s Oni is no less elusive, though unlike their namesake, amidst the brutality and violence they weave great beauty, and a …

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Interview: Roger Glover of DEEP PURPLE

deep purple roger glover

Antihero Magazine had the opportunity to chat with a Rock n’ Roll legend. Songwriter, bassist, and producer, Roger Glover, talks to Mark Dean about the upcoming April 7th, 2017 release from Deep Purple, titled Infinite, which marks the band’s twentieth studio album. Mark Dean: Do you find these press schedules …

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Tom Leu is joined by guitarist and songwriter, Bill Leverty of Firehouse on SOUND MATTERS Radio >> Episode #009 for an in-depth conversation about Bill’s new solo single “You’re a Natural (Disaster),” his impressive back catalog of solo albums, the history of, and updates on Firehouse, tour memories, the music business past and …

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The Charm The Fury

Having just released their sophomore full-length, The Sick, Dumb & Happy, on March 17, 2017 via Nuclear Blast, Amsterdam-based metalcore band The Charm The Fury are set to take on the world’s stage. Antihero Magazine’s Niwy Kovacova recently had a chat with vocalist Caroline Westendorp and drummer Mathijs Tieken about …

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Interview: Chris Cheney of THE LIVING END

The Living End - Chris Cheney

Shots have been fired. The Living End’s seventh album, Shift, is the hard-line sound of a band on the warpath. Pity the fool in its sights. The Living End has a history of tough talk. There have been riots, revolutions and resistance, and Chris Cheney, Scott Owen and Andy Strachan …

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Interview: Brian Jackson of INVIDIA


AH: Thank you for taking the time to chat with me. So, let’s start with introducing the band. Tell us what Invidia is all about. Brian Jackson: What Invidia is all about… Just a bunch of hard working musicians trying to take over the world. *laughs* That’s pretty much about …

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On Episode #008 of SOUND MATTERS Radio, Tom Leu interviews Stephen Pearcy of RATT to talk about his latest solo album Smash, sobriety, upcoming touring plans, Ratt news, the Bobby Blotzer saga, meeting Robert Plant, and more. Inside the Interview: 01:20 – On Stephen’s new solo album Smash… 03:00 – Collaborating with Chris Hager  03:26 – On the process of recording his …

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