• Interview with The Bleeding Process! January 27, 2013 Band: The Bleeding Process Facebook / Merch  Genre: Deathcore Q: Where does your band name “The Bleeding Process” come from? I (Johnny, vocalist) studied English Literature and Language in college and although or the most part it was boring feminist shit we did briefly touch on mental asylums in the 1940 – 50’s which picked up the pace for ... Read more
  • Interview with Serenade of Sorrows! January 27, 2013 Band: Serenade of Sorrows Facebook / Shows Genre: Progressive Metalcore / Deathcore Q: Why did you decide on the band name “Serenade of Sorrows” for your band? We actually had a hard time deciding on a name for a while after we started writing music, nothing seemed to sit with any of us on the same level. So ... Read more
  • Interview with Sickness in the System! January 25, 2013 Band: Sickness in the System Facebook Genre: Death Metal / Industrial  Q: Where does your band name “Sickness in the System” come from? There’s a sickness a disease in “The System” it’s broken, it’s corrupt. By the system I mean our whole government, it’s not working the way it should be, people are homeless, people are ... Read more
  • Interview with Forsaken Promotions (SOS Fest)! January 22, 2013 Promoter: Forsaken Promotions SOS Fest Q: You’re currently managing the SOS Festival for 2013. What does the “SOS” stand for exactly? SOS = “Stomp Out Suicide”. It is a central MN metal community driven cause to assist suicide prevention. Q: What were your reasons for starting the festival to begin with? We have lost too many brothers/sisters, friends, coworkers and ... Read more
  • Interview with Carnival Slaughter! January 21, 2013 Band: Carnival Slaughter Facebook / Merch / Shows Genre: Slam / Brutal Death Metal Q: What was your reasoning to use the name “Carnival Slaughter” for your band? We were looking for a name then Mehdi (Our drummer) came up with it and we just liked it. Q: You’re a slam death metal band, why was that type of ... Read more
  • Interview with Louder Than Quiet! January 20, 2013 Band: Louder Than Quiet Facebook / Merch Genre: Death Metal Q: Why was the name “Louder Than Quiet” chosen for the band? Well we had been a previous band with an even weirder name and we went through an entire battle of the bands competition and gotten second place. The prize was to open up a festival in Annapolis, ... Read more
  • Interview with Afflicted Creation! January 19, 2013 Band: Afflicted Creation Facebook / Shows Genre: Deathcore / Grindcore Q: Where does your band name “Afflicted Creation” come from? Well that’s a good question. Afflicted Creation describes what our lyrics are about. They are about all the things wrong with humanity, so we thought Afflicted Creation would fit well with that. We are really bad of choosing ... Read more
  • Interview with Fail To Decay! January 18, 2013 Band: Fail To Decay Facebook / Merch / Shows Genre: Deathcore / Hardcore Q: Where does your band name “Fail To Decay” come from? Funny story, our vocalist and original bassist thought it up while in high school math class. It derives from the term rate of decay. So we made the term “metal” and named ourselves Fail to ... Read more
  • Interview with Where The Baptized Drown! January 17, 2013 Band: Where The Baptized Drown Facebook / Merch / Shows Genre: Deathcore Q: What was the reason for using the band name “Where The Baptized Drown?” We wanted a name that fits to us, our lyrics and our music. So you can imagine what we think about religion. Q: How many shows have you played, and which one has ... Read more
  • Interview with Silence The Carnage! January 16, 2013 Band: Silence The Carnage Facebook Genre: Deathcore Q: Where does the band name “Silence The Carnage” originate from? Well, we wanted something original. Something that you don’t hear everyday and that will stick in your head. We also love the character from the Spiderman comics! Q: You’re currently not signed to a label, which label would you like to be ... Read more
  • Interview with Micawber! January 15, 2013 Band: Micawber Facebook / Merch Genre: Deathcore / Death Metal Q: Where did the band name “Micawber” come from? Honestly we found the name by just searching Google for “cool words” when we were in like 8th grade, but the name has come to mean a lot to us and represents us very well. Micawber is a character in ... Read more
  • Interview with Deceptionist! January 11, 2013 Band: Deceptionist Facebook Genre: Death Metal Q: What was your reasons on choosing the band name “Deceptionist?” The origin of how we came up with the name “Deceptionist” is rather… Unorthodox. I was parked in front of an AAA center parking lot and I noticed on the receptionist’s counter, it said “receptionist”. The funny part about ... Read more
  • Interview with Disrupting The Abacus! January 10, 2013 Band: Disrupting The Abacus Facebook Genre: Deathcore Q: Where does the band name “Disrupting the Abacus” come from? The abacus always seemed like an appropriate symbol for the progression of the human species. It was one of the first of many tools humans invented that allowed for thinking with pure, unbiased logic. It is an accomplishment that often seems ... Read more
  • Interview with Our Judgment! January 9, 2013 Band: Our Judgment Facebook Genre: Metalcore / Thrash Q: Where does your band name “Our Judgment” come from? The name Our Judgment really had no meaning when we picked it, we wanted to have a name that was open to interpretation not only for listeners but for our members as well. Q: What is it like to ... Read more
  • Interview with A Raven Among Doves! January 5, 2013 Band: A Raven Among Doves Facebook Genre: Deathcore / Groove Q: Where did you get the band name “A Raven Among Doves” from? When the band first started as two of us, we wanted a name that wasn’t too generic yet not too off the wall so we came up with this name. The name is symbolic. A raven ... Read more
  • Interview with Causing The Exile! January 4, 2013 Band: Causing The Exile Facebook Genre: Deathcore Q: Where did the band name “Causing The Exile” come from? Well, I guess I should have a cool and intelligent answer to this question. Really, you should ask our guitarist Ruben Andresen about that. He came up with it in April 2012, when we had finally decided to change ... Read more
  • Interview with Montezuma! December 31, 2012 Band: Montezuma Facebook Genre: Deathcore Q: Why did you choose the name “Montezuma” for your band? We actually chose the name “Montezuma” after watching the 2006 epic film “Apocalypto”. Even though the movie is about the Mayans and Montezuma was an Aztec king, we just thought it was a pretty cool name and it was the best one ... Read more
  • Interview with Doom Breeder! December 31, 2012 Band: Doom Breeder Facebook Genre: Deathcore Q: Where does the name “Doom Breeder” come from? Well, I’ve always loved and appreciated the heaviest, more brutal music I can find, and I always appreciate a good intense sounding name to match the music. So the name Doom Breeder just came to me while I was writing some new riffs. It ... Read more
  • Interview with Lifecurse! December 31, 2012 Band: Lifecurse Facebook Genre: Melodic Death Metal / Progressive Metalcore Q: Where did the band name “Lifecurse” come from? I came up with Lifecurse because I was on a string of bad luck and was trying to attribute it to something. With karma being a kind of played out word, I wanted something that was a little more personal ... Read more
  • Interview with Negation! December 30, 2012 Band: Negation Facebook Genre: Deathcore Q: What does the band name “Negation” mean? Well our band name was created by our old bassist, Charlie Nguyen. It was around 2 years ago that he passed away, but in honor of him, even though we’ve underwent several member changes, we decided to keep it. After the latest and hopefully final ... Read more
  • Interview with The Brothers Highhorse! December 30, 2012 Band: The Brothers HighhorseFacebook Genre: Death Metal / Hardcore Q: What does the band name “The Brothers Highhorse” mean? This is the question we always get in interviews! It’s an inside joke from high school band, in which a couple of us were bitched at in band class by the director, who shouted “why don’t you brothers ... Read more
  • Interview with Nihilitus! December 29, 2012 Band: NihilitusFacebookGenre: Technical Death Metal Q: Where did the band name “Nihilitus” come from? Nihilitus is a play on the word “nihility” and it very much came from Me loving Decapitated. I had a lot of other names lined up but I wanted to keep it short and to the point. Nihilitus also means full of nothing ... Read more
  • Interview with bloodoath! December 28, 2012 Band: bloodoath Facebook Genre: Brutal Death Metal / Hardcore Q: Where does the band name “bloodoath” originate from? The name bloodoath (all lower cases) represents more a way of life for kids and adults that came from the streets and grew up having to deal with life’s abuse. We all come together as one through brutal hardcore metal. Q: ... Read more
  • Interview with Invoking The Abstract! December 28, 2012 Band: Invoking The Abstract Facebook Genre: Progressive / Technical Deathcore Q: Where did the band name “Invoking The Abstract” come from? Well, we racked our brains about a name for days, trying to to settle on something that incorporated our writing process, direction, while still ‘standing out’ from all the brutal names out there. Ultimately, we ... Read more
  • Interview with Cleobury! December 27, 2012 Band: Cleobury Facebook Genre: Progressive / Hardcore Q: What does the band name “Cleobury” mean? Cleobury is a made up name that means self fulfillment to us. It symbolizes family to all of us. Q: You were recently endorsed by Explore Apparel, how is it to be endorsed by them? Great. They are a sick company with sick gear. They do ... Read more