• Interview with Dethrone the Sovereign! March 30, 2017 11401530_997134746963740_3035746796874062472_nPSAB: Dethrone the Sovereign brings fresh sounds to the progressive metal table that can’t be overlooked. How do you collectively approach music writing and bring it together? I have heard of some bands where one or two members write all of the music and the other members simply play what’s given to them. Incorporating a ... Read more
  • Interview with As a Conceit! December 22, 2016 as a conceit picPSAB: I love the album artwork. What were you trying to get across with the artwork? Do you think it accurately represents the musical content? AAC: The artwork is a work of an amazingly talented french visual artist called Dehn Sora. We loved his dark, macabre and somehow melancholic works, so we hit him up and ... Read more
  • Interview with the MetalHead Box Subscription Service! November 14, 2016 13912477_1353699557993352_2164030400528955596_nPSAB: The MetalHead Box covers metal across various genres. Are there monthly genre focuses?  MetalHeadBox: Hello and thank you for your interest in The Metalhead Box! Well, we do have plans to one day, soon, have genre specific boxes. We ask all our subscribers their favorite genre of Metal at check out, with the intention to ... Read more
  • Interview with Cory Judd from A Night in Texas! November 2, 2016 ANIT interviewPSAB: What brought about this unholy split? Cory: We had always seen a lot of kids talking about ‘A Night In Texas’ & ‘Angelmaker’ doing a split and we never really thought about the idea too much. When our new vocalist Ethan Lucas joined the band were we really pumped to get some new material out ... Read more
  • Interview with B-Lo from Metalix on Idobi Radio! September 14, 2016 Metalix Photo - 2015PSAB: I have to ask the basics: how did you get Metalix started? What was your initial reason for starting the show? How long was it before you noticed people were increasingly enjoying the show? B-Lo (Metalix): I inherited Metalix from another DJ in Denver, Uncle Nasty. Metalix was originally his overnight show featuring music and ... Read more
  • Interview with Bound in Fear! July 28, 2016 13645136_630689783754317_5789278832287957531_nPSAB: You’ve got a pretty fat sound, what would you credit that to? Bound in Fear: thanks! we’d say its probably down to our writing and influences, we have all listened to underground metal for years and found common ground in deathcore and downtempo music. Heaviness is like a bad addiction, you always want more, so ... Read more
  • Interview with MemoCrasher! July 26, 2016 11792122_140838609586875_7615510492313024565_oPSAB: Who are your musical influences? MemoCrasher: Definitely I should start with my recent discover – Alter Bridge. Especially Myles Kennedy’s vocals. All vocal parts on our album are supposed to be growls, but those guys showed me whole another level of arranging clear vocals. So I tried, trained for last year to achieve at least ... Read more
  • Interview with Grave Desecrator! July 10, 2016 13071927_980018835421937_9161936898705476910_oAnswered by Élson “El” Necrogoat (bass). PSAB: Who are you guys influenced by musically? Grave Desecrator: We have always been into Heavy Metal and Rock, as well as other different kinds of music. If you´re asking in relation to the band, we may quote most of oldest Death and Black Metal bands, that converges to build our ... Read more
  • Interview with I Am Infamy! July 1, 2016 13062460_1113630882000640_3122013041503162608_nPSAB: I see that you guys currently have four members. Is there a possibility in the near future of adding an additional guitar player that focuses on leads/soloing? I Am Infamy: That’s definitely on our “To do list” so to speak haha. Finding new band members is a challenging and time consuming process. You end up ... Read more
  • Interview with Eminent Slaughter! June 16, 2016 3540373318_photoPSAB: I noticed that you guys have three guitar players. In future songs will you incorporate more lead guitar playing/solos? Andrew (Eminent Slaughter): We have solos/leads in just about every song already so the likelihood of more is very good. Chris (Eminent Slaughter): Since we have begun writing with three guitars, we have been incorporating more leads, ... Read more
  • Interview with Zealot! May 4, 2016 zealPSAB: There is a lot of power behind the vocals. Is that from feeling/relating to the music or do you do something before doing vocals? Zealot: It’s a good mixture of bonding with the lyrics, feeling the emotion in the words and feeding off of them to also put out emotion and power in my vocals. ... Read more
  • Live Interview with Weston! April 1, 2016 12187670_816454911800451_1247442630359504769_nKev caught up with beatdown/hardcore band, Weston in Ontario, Canada recently! Check out the interview below! Don’t forget to subscribe to Kevin’s YouTube channel, and check out Weston on Facebook! Read more
  • Interview with Corprophemia! March 30, 2016 corproPSAB: What is the whole idea behind Abhorrogenesis? The artwork is killer too; does that play a role with the lyrics or anything? Matt – When I sat down to start writing the lyrics for the album I really dug into a lot of literature, from the works of H.P. Lovecraft to Edgar Allan Poe and ... Read more
  • Interview with Kissing Candice! March 13, 2016 12592660_1198020616893225_8731637528153379805_nKevin caught up with metalcore band Kissing Candice! Kevin (PSAB): How did you guys come up with the name of Kissing Candice? The Endeavor: Ill give you the short version of it. Candice was a girl that I went to high school with. I kissed her one time during a game of spin the bottle at a ... Read more
  • Interview with It Lies Within! March 11, 2016 12512701_10153862217355011_7240099584463015859_nKevin caught up with the vocalist, Zachary, from It Lies Within! Kevin (PSAB): How did you guys come up with the name? Zachary (It Lies Within): The band honestly when we first started it wasn’t about a trend or name or image. We started about 8 years ago. When my best friend the guitarist (Matthew Groshart) and ... Read more
  • Interview with The Endeavor! March 8, 2016 11855723_465753623601927_8283689943170261452_nKevin caught up with deathcore band, The Endeavor! Kevin (PSAB): What is everybodys name and duty in The Endeavor? The Endeavor: Garrett Biasillo- Vocals Trevor Rothaas-Guitar Trent Gifford-Guitar Jordan Gentry-Bass Justin Betterton-Drums Kevin (PSAB): How did you guys come up with the name of The Endeavor? The Endeavor: It means an everlasting goal and that’s what we are trying to achieve. We went ... Read more
  • Interview with Ne Obliviscaris! March 7, 2016 1617662_10153094567924898_2208201344316020464_oKevin got the chance to interview, Matt Klavins, guitarist of melodic death metal band Ne Obliviscaris! Kevin (PSAB): What are all the members names and their duties in the band? Matt (Ne Obliviscaris): Benji Baret -lead guitar, Brendan Brown -Bass, Xen- vocals, Tim Charles- violin Matt Klavins -guitar, Dan Presland- drums. Kevin (PSAB): How did you guys come ... Read more
  • Interview with NightShade! March 5, 2016 NightShade PromoPSAB: Each album seems to mark a stepping stone of improvement. What is new with Predilections? By that I mean: will it take your sound on to a different direction? Are you experimenting or even trying to touch up anything? Nightshade: It’s still NightShade, but for this LP we decided to be free and using all ... Read more
  • Interview with Acidiun! February 24, 2016 acidiunPSAB: I know we are still early in 2016, but are you working on any new material yet? Acidiun: Yes, even though it’s early 2016 we are working on new material. We are currently writing songs for our upcoming debut album. As a matter of fact the last three or four rehearsals we have come up ... Read more
  • Live Interview With Affiance! February 22, 2016 12628438_10153638212579667_8544376189092070283_oIn Kevin‘s final most recent string of live interviews, he caught up Patrick (drums) and Brett (guitar) of Affiance! Kevin (PSAB): So what is everybody’s name and duty in the band? Affiance: Patrick Galante-Drums Brett Wondrak-Guitar Dennis Tvrdik-Vocals Dominic Dickinson-Guitar currently bassist-less Kevin (PSAB): How did you guys come up with the name of Affiance? Affiance: That name goes way back. We were with ... Read more
  • Live Interview With Voices! February 21, 2016 11203140_818554044886006_6108278994979500334_nKevin caught up with metalcore band, Voices in Indianapolis! Kevin (PSAB): What is everybodys name and duties in the band? Voices: Marco Simpson-Vocals Tony Winters-Guitar Drake Dell-Guitar Blaine Gaiser-Vocals Jake Buckner-Drums Greg Hill-Bass Kevin (PSAB): Where did the name “Voices” come from? Voices: We actually debated about it for a long time. We had other names like I Ruin. I(Blaine) was in a disc ... Read more
  • Live Interview With Shadow of Intent! February 19, 2016 10409096_373547656177715_9047807693134566499_nKevin caught out deathcore act, Shadow of Intent’s guitarist Chris! Kevin (PSAB): So what is everybodys name and duty in the band? Chris (SOI): Chris Wiseman-everything but 98% of the vocals    Ben Duerr-almost all the vocals Kevin (PSAB): How did you guys come up with the name? Chris (SOI): Shadow of Intent is a carrier ship from the Halo ... Read more
  • Live Interview With Hatchling! February 18, 2016 1902784_595428567203051_113395054_nKevin caught up with Eddie Inman, vocalist of death metal band Hatchling! Kevin (PSAB): What is everybody’s name and duties in the band? Eddie (Hatchling): Steven Harnell-drums Derek Steele-Guitar and handles most of our recording Ian Inman-Guitar and provides backup vocals JD Sims-Bass Eddie Inman-Lead Vocals Kevin (PSAB): How did you guys come up with the name Hatchling? Eddie (Hatchling): It’s actually inspired ... Read more
  • Live Interview With Robotface! February 17, 2016 11693887_965026376869010_7333691688958098391_nOur interviewer, Kevin, caught up with Jake Straw from Robotface! Kevin (PSAB): What are all the members names and their duties in the band? Jake (RF): Jake Straw-Writer/vocalist/producer    Mike Ripple-Rhythm Guitarist    Steven Moors-Lead Guitarist/Sound Engineer    Dan Haskins-Bassist    Zakk Sample-Drummer Kevin (PSAB): How did you guys come up with the name Robotface? Jake (RF): The name represents the facade of ... Read more
  • Live Interview With Carnifex! February 6, 2016 1236064_10151809097239099_1706974902_nKevin caught up with Corey, the drummer of deathcore act Carnifex in Indianapolis, IN. Kevin: How did you guys come up with the name Carnifex? Carnifex: We had a few names thrown around and remembered the word carnifex(derived from old English) and thought it sounded kind of cool. Then we looked it up an found that it ... Read more