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Not long ago, I was fortunate enough to chat to Spock’s Beard’s bass player Dave Meros over the telephone. He professionally fielded my series of cunningly conceived questions and was a thoroughly nice chap to boot. Enjoy! So, first of all, what about the title? Where does it come from and does it mean anything? [...]
Life is funny old thing. It twists and turns, you never quite know what’s around the corner. One minute you’re sixteen, you’re in your bedroom listening to The Friday Night Rock Show with Tommy Vance and he’s playing something from a band you’ve only ever read about in Kerrang! They’re called Flotsam & Jetsam. The [...]
It’s March 22nd and spring is firmly here in the UK. You can tell that it’s spring by the 12 inches of snow on my driveway. This time last year, I was firmly in short wearing territory; this year, I’m curled up indoors with the heating on full blast. But no such luxuries for our [...]
You’ve been going for a long time now, over twenty years, can you explain what keeps your interest in the band and how you keep things from becoming stale. I think the main reasons are because I love writing and I love touring. There’s a lot of freedom in writing progressive metal, you can let [...]
On the eve Sandy, of one of the largest storms in US history, I am sitting in a very comfortable chair in the lounge of the Gramercy Theatre in New York City. I am talking to Exhumed’s Matt Harvey and all is right with the world. Metal. Tours. New albums and Marvel comics are the [...]
On its day of release, Separate Realities, peaked at #2 on the iTunes Jazz Chart. After its first week of release, it had reached #80 on the Billboard New Artist chart. We chat to Dan Briggs about the album which he describes as an ‘Extreme fusion freak out explosion’. Time to get your prog on…. [...]
Torche is one of the best live bands out there and their influences shine on their latest masterpiece, Harmonicraft. I caught up with vocalist/guitarist Steve Brooks to see just what makes Torche so successful. And yes, like all of us, Steve does have an opinion on zombies. The new album has all the great hooks, [...]