• Interview with Through My Eyes! March 8, 2013 Band: Through My Eyes Facebook / Shows / Merch Genre: Metalcore Q: Why did you choose the name “Through My Eyes” as your band name? Through My Eyes really has no direct personal meaning to us as a name, but in a way it represents the transformation from our early days as “Point Blank Range” to who ... Read more
  • Interview with Antoinette! March 7, 2013 Band: Antoinette Facebook Genre: Hardcore / Metalcore Q: Where does the band name “Antoinette” come from? Joe: I have loved the name Antoinette since the very first time I ever heard it, sat in a history class in secondary school. I always felt it the most beautiful name I have ever encountered and especially loved the ... Read more
  • Interview with Chamber of Malice! March 6, 2013 Band: Chamber of Malice Facebook / Merch Genre: Deathcore Q: Why did you choose the name “Chamber of Malice” for your band?One day we were in our rehearsal room and ordered some Thai food at a diner called “KimKim”. Everyone of us was hungry as hell, and while we waited for our food, that room was like ... Read more
  • Interview with Confront The Carnage! March 6, 2013 Band: Confront The Carnage Facebook / Shows Genre: Grindcore / Deathcore Q: Where does the band name “Confront the Carnage” come from?  Originally we were “Confront the Elders” referring to the idea of overcoming the higher power and stealing the title, like sith in the Star Wars franchise. but then we brought up carnage instead which had a ... Read more
  • Interview with Alighieri! March 4, 2013 Band: Alighieri Facebook / Merch Genre: Death Metal / Hardcore Q: Where does the band name “Alighieri” come from? Joseph: We derived our band named (oddly enough) from Dante Alighieri. To anyone unfamiliar, he wrote “The Inferno” back in the 14th century, which I had read in the summer of 2006. The detailed story and its ... Read more
  • Interview with The Quantum Mechanic! March 1, 2013 Band: The Quantum Mechanic Facebook / Bandcamp Genre: Metalcore Q: Why did you choose the name “The Quantum Mechanic” for your band? Our drummer, Alexx Morrison, thought of the name at work. We aren’t scientists or well read in string theory or anything. We chose the name because it seemed like a funny way of presenting our general interests, ... Read more
  • Interview with Kill Whitey! February 28, 2013 Band: Kill Whitey Facebook / Shows / Twitter Genre: Hardcore / Thrash / Punk Q: Why did you choose the name “Kill Whitey” for your band name? Mike Williams, lead singer of Kill Whitey: We thought it would be funny, thought we’d get a lot of crazy reactions from it, because we’re a bunch of crazy white boys in ... Read more
  • Interview with WeaksaW! February 25, 2013 Band: WeaksaW Facebook / Merch / Shows Genre: Deathcore Q: Where does the band name “WeaksaW” come from? “WeaksaW” doesn’t have any particular meaning. It sounds good to us, the double W and the K in the middle allow us to make a cool logo, with the roots crawling outside the K, and that’s it! Plus, when you ... Read more
  • Interview with Kingsley Amiss! February 22, 2013 Band: Kingsley Amiss Facebook / Shows Genre: Metalcore Q: What does your band name “Kingsley Amiss” mean? We actually get asked that question a lot, and we’re very quick to tell anyone who asks that we’re in no way related to the dude from the YouTube videos. Kingsley Amis was a prominent writer/philosopher from Britain, ... Read more
  • Interview with Waking The Monolith! February 21, 2013 Band: Waking The Monolith Facebook / Shows Genre: Metalcore Q: Why did you choose the name “Waking The Monolith” for your band? We wish it were some epic story involving colossi, alien infestations, and a radioactive alarm clock. Basically, we spent weeks trying to come up with a name we all liked, and we couldn’t. So we picked one ... Read more
  • Interview with Before The Prophecy! February 20, 2013 Band: Before The Prophecy Facebook / Merch Genre: Metalcore Q: Where does the band name “Before The Prophecy” come from? “Before The Prophecy” comes from the idea that we are living in the time before everything falls apart. The “Prophecy” is a play on the widely spread idea that it will happen soon, as portrayed in many religions, cultures, ... Read more
  • Interview with WolveXhys! February 19, 2013 Band: WolveXhys Facebook / Merch Genre: Brutal Deathcore / Death Metal Q: Where does the band name “WolveXhys” come from? WolveXhys was originally the name of a solo dubstep project I had around early 2010, it is pronounced “Wul-ver-rees”. After releasing 3 self-produced E.P’s i finally gave up the project but kept the name for miscellaneous ... Read more
  • Interview with Malesus! February 16, 2013 Band: Malesus Facebook / Twitter Genre: Metalcore Q: What does the band name “Malesus” mean?  The name Malesus is derived from where we practice, the community we live in. Q: How is the local metal scene in Jackson, TN and Henderson, TN?  The local scene is currently not doing well.Their are several bands in the area who lack serious commitment. Q: You’re ... Read more
  • Interview with Dividing The Element! February 15, 2013 Band: Dividing The Element Facebook / Shows Genre: Death Metal / Deathcore Q. Where did you get the band name “Dividing The Element” from? The idea of the name Dividing The Element was pretty much inspired by Tetrasomnia or Doctrine Of The Four Elements known as water, air,fire and earth. Each element divided was said to cause ... Read more
  • Interview with Impale The Betrayer! February 14, 2013 Band: Impale The Betrayer Facebook / Shows Genre: Deathcore Q: What was your reasons for using the name “Impale The Betrayer” for your band? Impale The Betrayer was one of many names that we as a band were choosing from. We felt it fit us in more ways than any of the other names, and was ... Read more
  • Interview with Becoming Akh! February 13, 2013 Band: Becoming Akh Facebook Genre: Progressive Deathcore / Djent Q: Where does the band name “Becoming Akh” come from? All throughout middle and high school, my favorite subjects were usually social studies and history, and I was fascinated by ancient Egyptian culture. When I began writing for this band, I tried to draw some heavy ... Read more
  • Interview with From Heavens Expelled! February 8, 2013 Band: From Heavens Expelled Facebook / Shows Genre: Technical Deathcore Q: Where did you get the band name “From Heaven’s Expelled” from?  Alcohol, medieval poet Dante Alighieri and a bit Hermione Granger. Q: Your music video for your single “To Die A Second Time” debuted on BlankTV. How was the feedback?   Divided, as usual. But much more positive than we expected. ... Read more
  • Interview with Fate Worse Than Death! February 7, 2013 Band: Fate Worse Than Death Facebook / Shows Genre: Deathcore / Hardcore / Hatecore Q: Where did you get the band name “Fate Worse Than Death” from? Ray: Honestly, one night we were racking our brains to think of a decent name for the band and were randomly flipping through a dictionary for idea/inspiration. We came ... Read more
  • Interview with Party Cannon! February 6, 2013 Band: Party Cannon Facebook / Merch Genre: Party Slam / Death Metal Q: What was your reasons for using the name “Party Cannon” for your band? Chris: We wanted a name that suitably captured what we’re about really. We’re all really into brutal music, but never found the whole image of “being brutal” appealing. We just wanted to have ... Read more
  • Interview with When Fall Breaks! February 5, 2013 Band: When Fall Breaks Facebook / Shows Genre: Metalcore / Deathcore Q: Where does the band name “When Fall Breaks” come from? When Fall Breaks doesn’t really have any significant meaning, it was just a name that our singer Cole had come up with. For us the name wasn’t really a huge deal, we thought it was ... Read more
  • Interview with The Opportunist! February 4, 2013 Band: The Opportunist Facebook / MerchGenre: Melodic Hardcore / Beatdown Q: Where did you get the band name “The Opportunist” from? Myself (Danny) and our ex-guitarist Jacob are huge wrestling fans. Jim Ross would always call heels(bad guys for you non wrestling fans) Opportunists, especially two of our favorites Edge and Chris Jericho, so that’s ... Read more
  • Interview with Galenus! February 2, 2013 Band: Galenus Facebook / Bandcamp Genre: Technical Death Metal Q: Why did you choose to use “Galenus” as your band name? The name Galenus is derived from the Greek name/word galen which in English translates to the word calm. We figured that going with an ironic name was ideal considering that we classify our style of music as ... Read more
  • Interview with Don’t Forget To Breathe! February 1, 2013 Band: Don’t Forget To Breathe Facebook / Merch / Shows Genre: Deathcore Q: Where does your band name “Don’t Forget To Breathe” come from? The name Don’t Forget To Breathe was originated by our vocalist. He got the name from one of the Saw movies. Q: Your EP, Eden, came out recently. How has the feedback been? The feedback has been ... Read more
  • Interview with Consumed By Silence! January 31, 2013 Band: Consumed By Silence Facebook / Merch / Shows Genre: Deathcore Q: Where does the band name “Consumed By Silence” come from? Consumed By Silence comes from a song name by one our biggest influences And Hell Followed With Q: You’re played with a lot of big name bands; Oceano, Upon A Burning Body, And Hell Followed ... Read more
  • Interview with Watch Us Fade! January 30, 2013 Band: Watch Us Fade Facebook / Shows Genre: Deathcore Q: What were your reasons for choosing the band name “Watch Us Fade.” I believe that the name Watch Us Fade came storming out of nowhere and jut seemed to click for us. For quite a while before we got any actual music made, we toyed with various ... Read more