• Live Interview With Summon The Destroyer! February 5, 2016 Kevin caught up with death metal band Summon The Destroyer in Indianapolis, IN. Some background on the band: Summon the Desroyer was formed in Indianapolis inn 2006 by Ryan Green(Amongst the Swarm, Year of Desolation) and vocalist Nate Bracey(Kata Sarka, Casque) in order to create challenging and brutal, technically inclined death metal. Recruiting long time friends, bassist ... Read more
  • Live Interview With Occult Deceiver! February 4, 2016 One of our interviewers, Kevin, caught up with trash metal/crust band Occult Deceiver in Indianapolis, IN. Kevin: -What Is everybody’s name and duty in the band? OD: Ty Winslow – Vocals Jeff Parks – Guitar and Vocals Jesse Junker – Guitar Dre Duarte – Drums Brien Barr – Keyboard Josh McClain – Bass Kevin: How did you guys come up with the name ... Read more
  • Interview with Sunless Rise! January 10, 2016 1. PSAB: Sunless Rise has a very futuristic/ethereal sound. How is that achieved? 1) SR:Greetings! Thanks for such a high regard! The sound – there are several aspects to it. First of all, the source recordings were made with very scrupulous precision. We used to dig down to every nuance, and it took a hella lot of ... Read more
  • Interview with Beyond The Aftermath! January 2, 2016 PSAB: You released a split EP Sewer with Wicked World. How was doing that, and was there a reason you chose Wicked World over other bands? BTA: Wicked World actually came to us with the idea for the split. Thats a band we were heavily into at the time so we were all down of course. PSAB: What are ... Read more
  • Interview with Deseized! December 27, 2015 A: Andreas Lien (Vocals) S: Semming Haraldsen (Guitars) PSAB: Correct me if I’m wrong, but Norway is known for black metal. What is it like to be a metalcore band in Norway? Do you find yourselves playing with black metal acts frequently or are there a variety of bands? S: Although you’re not entirely wrong there, the ... Read more
  • Interview with Crafting the Conspiracy! December 17, 2015 PSAB: Give us some background on Crafting the Conspiracy CTC: This band formed in early 2014 in Odessa, Texas. The name came about one day when our bassist Marcus Denzel Williams and I were working on one very hot summer day for our high school summer program in 2012. It wasn’t until a couple years later on when we got to meet our guitarist Sebastian Bracamontes ... Read more
  • Interview with Chris Roetter from Like Moths to Flames! November 25, 2015 PSAB: Like Moths to Flames has reached success in a relatively short amount of time. What were your initial reactions when things started to pick up? Did you expect or imagine being signed to a major label? Chris: Mostly just thankful that people took the time to check out and support the band. We have all ... Read more
  • Interview with Second to Sun! November 13, 2015 PSAB: What is the motivation to make music with prevalent? Where did you get the ideas from? STS: The sources of my motivation are things that are close and dear to me. These are our dark forests and strict traditions. Emperor were writing music about Norway and estrangement, and as for me, I write about past ... Read more
  • Interview with Parius November 8, 2015 PSAB:  There was a bit of a hiatus for Parius recently; care to elaborate on that? Parius: Sure, I wouldn’t exactly call it a ‘hiatus’. Louis, our vocalist, moved to Seattle for a few months. We actually considered gigging with his identical twin brother but never ended up doing that hahaha. Everyone took some time to ... Read more
  • Interview with A Feasting Beast! October 27, 2015 Facebook – Genre(s): Deathcore – Location: Orlando, FL PSAB: Why did you choose “A Feasting Beast” for your band name? AFB: I came up with the name “A Feasting Beast”. Originally it was a song title I planned on using. The “Beast” part of the name represents us as humans and the “Feasting” part is supposed to ... Read more
  • Interview with Instant! October 16, 2015 Facebook – Genre(s): Death Metal/Thrash – Location: Vaasa PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Instant” for your band? Ilmari (Vocals/Bass):  It’s actually pretty funny story. When we actually started this band we also had a female guitarist. In our like, I don’t know, second time we practiced, we started to think about this band’s name. We ... Read more
  • Interview with Broadening the Daylight! October 7, 2015 PSAB: So what is Broadening the Daylight all about? Why the name Broadening the Daylight? BTD: We’re all about differentiating ourselves from other bands. Ryan came up with the name, it doesn’t really have a real meaning. It just sounded cool. PSAB: Do you play or plan to play music outside of metalcore? If not, do any ... Read more
  • Interview with Cadaver Creator! October 1, 2015 PSAB: How long has your band been around? CC: “We’ve been around since the Autumn of 2013. It had been a few months since I departed with my former bands Novgorod & Infensus Inferi (both with myself and guitarist Pete Stroupe) bringing to a close a 10 year working relationship. Then after a series of talks ... Read more
  • Interview with Nemesis! September 12, 2015 Facebook – Genre(s): Deathcore – Location: Baltimore, MD PSAB: Why was “Nemesis” chosen for your band name? Nemesis: Nemesis was chosen for our name because we were looking for a simple name that would be easy to remember and represent dark and evil. PSAB: How’s the feedback been for your single, “Filth?” And how was it working with ... Read more
  • Interview with Got Item! September 7, 2015 Facebook – Genre(s): Nintendocore/Post-Hardcore – Location: Sacramento, CA PSAB: Where does the band name “Got Item” come from exactly? GI!: The name Got Item! is a reference to the video game “Mario Party 2” on the Nintendo 64. When a player obtains an item from a mini-game, there’s an obnoxious voice that screams the phrase in all ... Read more
  • Interview with Absentia! August 25, 2015 Facebook – Genre(s): Metalcore – Location: Dhaka PSAB: Where does the name “Absentia” come from exactly? Absentia: We honestly really liked the name Absentia from Porcupine Tree’s album because we wanted a single word name and we interpret it as the feelings we experience in the absence of senses. PSAB: When can we expect new music from you? Absentia: ... Read more
  • Interview with Who Stole The Cookie From The Cookie Jar! August 14, 2015 Facebook – Genre(s): Nintendocore/8-Bit – Location: Riverside, CA. PSAB: Why did you choose “Who Stole The Cookie From The Cookie Jar” for your band name? WSTCFTCJ: It’s a pretty lame story actually haha. Back in 2011, our vocalist Sammy and I (David) were part of a metalcore band that didn’t have a name, he kept insisting on ... Read more
  • Interview with Black Sea Deluge! July 14, 2015 Facebook – Genre(s): Progressive Metal/Deathcore – Location: Port Alberni, Canada PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Black Sea Deluge” for your band? Braedon: it was a biblical name although I would not peg us as a biblical band. It was the name of the great flood and I thought it had a certain aspect of drama ... Read more
  • Interview with Planetary Divide! June 29, 2015 Facebook – Genre(s): Deathcore/Djent – Location: United States/ Hungary PSAB: Where does the band name “Planetary Divide” come from exactly? Marcell: For me it basically means that we live on the opposite sides of the planet, divided by oceans and other continents, but still going for the same goals, writing the same music, having the same passion ... Read more
  • Interview with Heavy Burdens! May 19, 2015 Facebook – Genre(s): Hardcore/Metal/Groove – Location: Roanoke, VA PSAB: Why was the name “Heavy Burdens” chose for your band? HB: All of the members of Burdens go through constant grief, so the name felt ironic and efficient for the band. PSAB: You haven’t released new music since your single, “Rock Bottom” back in January. When can we expect ... Read more
  • Interview with Mud Factory! May 8, 2015 Facebook – Genre(s): Groove/Hardcore – Location: Vranje PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Mud Factory” for your band? MF: Well, we started as a stoner/sludge band, believe it or not. So, the “Mud Factory” was kinda more apropriate name for the music we wanted to do back then, as a reference to something sludgy, dirty etc. Or ... Read more
  • Interview with Fortune Teller! May 6, 2015 Facebook – Genre(s): Hardcore/Metal – Location: Cascais PSAB: Why was the name “Fortune Teller” used for your band? FT: There’s no special reason to why we chose that name to be honest, it just sounded cool and we were tired of thinking about band names so we just decided to go with it.PSAB: You recently released a ... Read more
  • Interview with Inti Fall! May 3, 2015 Facebook – Genre(s): Metalcore/Hardcore – Location: Lima PSAB: Where does the band name “Inti Fall” come from exactly? IF: Well, we all came from different bands when we started this project, by the time we were ready to release our music, we were still doubting on wether or not we should continue using the previous band name, ... Read more
  • Interview with Our City Skyline! April 30, 2015 Facebook – Genre(s): Melodic Metalcore/Hardcore – Location: Boise, ID PSAB: Why was the name “Our City Skyline” used for your band? Did you have any other choices when creating the band? If so, what were they? OCS: It was just something that we all liked at the time.  Had a nice ring to it, kind of reflected ... Read more
  • Interview with Anatomy Of! April 22, 2015 Facebook – Genre(s): Death Metal – Location: Burlington, WI PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Anatomy Of” for your band? AO: The name ‘Anatomy Of’ was supposed to have another word after it but we couldn’t think of anything so we just used Anatomy Of.  It wasn’t meant to sound like a Between the Buried and ... Read more