• Interview with Blight! November 10, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Death Metal/Thrash Metal Location: Galax, VA PSAB: What is the story behind choosing your name as “Blight?” Blight: How we came up with the name Blight? Well, my brother and I decided we wanted to start a band, and we wanted a simple and memorable name. Plus, I liked the game Dragonage, and a disease type thing that ... Read more
  • Interview with Pathos Departure! November 6, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Deathcore Location: Conneaut, OH PSAB: Why was “Pathos Departure” chosen for your band name? PD: We chose Pathos Departure because all the other names we came up with were stupid. Anyways, Pathos comes from Aristotle’s Three Laws of Emotion, this one meaning “appealing to an audience’s emotion.” Since it’s a departure from that, it just basically means ... Read more
  • Interview with Ben Simon! November 5, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Instrumental Deathcore Location: Bradford PSAB: Why did you choose to use your actual name for your band instead of making up a band name, like most bands out there? BS: I chose to use my name because in my opinion it’s a lot more personable. I’m not a band just yet, it’s just me. Instead of people communicating with ... Read more
  • Interview with Accursed Kingdom! November 4, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Deathcore/Hardcore Location: Harlow, Essex PSAB: What is the story behind the band name “Accursed Kingdom”?  AK: It’s about the decline of the UK and how it is showing no signs of coming back. It’s destined for nothing else. PSAB: You dropped your newest EP ‘Indoctrinated Race’ earlier this month (October). How has the feedback been for that EP?  AK: ... Read more
  • Interview with Ghosts Of My Friends! November 2, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Hardcore/Metalcore Location: Denver, CO PSAB: Where does the the name “Ghosts Of My Friends” come from?  GOMF: Our guitarist Rory found a book that that people made with these interesting looking designs in it, we later found out that these designs were peoples signatures written with a calligraphy pen and folded down the center of the signature creating a skeleton like ... Read more
  • Interview with Depths of Hatred! October 28, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Death Metal Location: Montreal PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Depths of Hatred” for your band?  DOH: We were toying around with a few names and just wanted something that sounded good I guess. Few names came to mind before this one stuck with us, we felt it represented our lyrical themes well enough too.    PSAB: Your new album Hellborn ... Read more
  • Interview with I’ll Be An Empire! October 27, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Progressive Metal Location: Kennesaw, GA   PSAB: Why did you choose the name “I’ll Be An Empire” for your band?  IBAE: One of our vocalists, Alex, came up with the idea for our name back in 2010. We feel like it’s a catchy & memorable name that draws people to our music.    PSAB: You released your EP, Thelema, back in August. How ... Read more
  • Interview with Witness The Recreant! October 23, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Death Metal/Hardcore Location: San Angelo, TX PSAB: How did the name “Witness The Recreant” come to be your band name?   WTR: Honestly just  through constant brainstorming this is the only thing that seemed to fit and now it has definitely grown on us.    PSAB: You released your demo back in September. How’s the feedback been for that demo?  WTR: ... Read more
  • Interview with Witness! October 22, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Hardcore/Metal Location: Roanoke, VA PSAB: Where does the band name “Witness” come from exactly? Witness: Everyone sees something during their lifetime that changes them in a monumental way, whether it be for the better or for worse and our lyrical content reflects that. We’re all Witnesses. PSAB: You released your new single “Gravedance” earlier this month. How has the feedback been ... Read more
  • Interview with Shadow of Intent! October 21, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Symphonic Deathcore Location: N/A PSAB: Where does the name “Shadow Of Intent” come from? SOI: The name Shadow Of Intent actually comes from the Halo game series. Our EP and lyrical content was inspired by the series as well, so we figured we should have a name that is also relative! PSAB: If you could tour any part of the ... Read more
  • Interview with Decimate The Ruins! October 20, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Deathcore/Djent Location: Tacoma, WA PSAB: Where does the band name “Decimate The Ruins” come from exactly? DTR: Our name decimate the ruins came from our old vocalist, We see the world going to shit in a way, Global warming, Gas prices the bad economy So in a sense we look at this world in ruins So destroy ( decimate ... Read more
  • Interview with The Ghost Of You! October 16, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Progressive Metalcore Location: Morehead City, NC   PSAB: Where does the band name “The Ghost Of You” come from? TGOY: Our vocalist Chris’ father passed away and he likes to think his fathers spirit is always in the crowd. PSAB: You released your Spectre EP last month. How has the feedback been for that? TGOY: It went well considering our ... Read more
  • Interview with Flesh of the Earth! October 15, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Death Metal Location: Melbourne, Australia PSAB: Why was “Flesh of the Earth” chosen for your band name? FOTE: Latham [Our vocalist/lyricist] came up with the name Flesh of the Earth as a song title first. He’d done of a lot of writing prior to Nature’s Reign and the term Flesh of the Earth was something He always liked, and it certainly ... Read more
  • Interview with Everyone Dies Alone! October 14, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Progressive Deathcore Location: Antwerp, Belgium PSAB: Why did you choose “Everyone Dies Alone” for your band name? EDA: We are all fan of the movie Donnie Darko. The subliminal messages in the movie really caught our interest. In the movie there is a chapter where Donnie and his psychiatrist have a conversation. here the psychiatrist asks whether the quest for God ... Read more
  • Interview with Obscenium! October 13, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Technical Death Metal Location: Perth, Western Australia PSAB: Where does the band name “Obscenium” come from exactly?  Obscenium: The name was originally derived from Hypocrisy’s second record, entitled ‘Osculum Obscenum’. After a slight tweak it went on a pretty lengthy list of potential band names; eventually winning out. I guess it’s really open to interpretation though.    PSAB: You’re currently working on your ... Read more
  • Interview with Death Rides A Horse! October 12, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Death Metal Location: Harvard, MA PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Death Rides A Horse” for your band? DRAH: Well before DRAH we went by Beyond Crimson Tides and to me it just kinda sounded cheesy like we were trying too hard to sound deep. One day I was listening to Russian Circles and they have a song ... Read more
  • Interview with Eminent Terror! October 9, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Technical Death Metal Location: Rollinsville, CO   PSAB: Where does the band name “Eminent Terror” come from exactly? ET: I believe that back in 2009, Joe Chapman (the first vocalist) and I were jamming out on my brand new Gretsch Catalina Ash drum set when the idea to form a band came to mind. We invited over Jake Games because he ... Read more
  • Interview with The Last 4 Things! October 2, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Deathcore/Metalcore Location: Brazil PSAB: Why did you choose the name “The Last 4 Things” for your band?  TL4T: An ex-member choose this name based in the Paul Hoffman’s book called The Last 4 Things, because of the meaning of it: The four elements of the apocalypse   PSAB: Are you currently working on new music? If so, when can expect to hear ... Read more
  • Interview with Morbid Feculent! October 1, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Deathcore Location: Rumilly, France PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Morbid Feculent” for your band? MF: Morbid Feculent was born in 2010, at this time we never thought that our band who was just making noise in a garage could become a serious band. So we just found a perfectly ridiculous name, cliché as possible. And ... Read more
  • Interview with Slowmotion Decapitation! September 30, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Death Metal Location: Mexico City PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Slowmotion Decapitation” for your band? SD: We chose that name in regard of how the system is “cutting your head off”. making you mindless, as an individual little by little in “slow-motion” to be a self-acting machine PSAB: You’re currently recording new music. When can we expect to ... Read more
  • Interview with Resolve And Reside! September 24, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Metalcore Location: Tacoma, Washington PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Resolve and Reside” for your band? RAR: Well as with many bands, you sort of just start coming up with names that sound nice a stick in your head. Once someone thought of the name Resolve & Reside for our band, we sort of attached our own different meanings ... Read more
  • Interview with Then The Wave Came! September 23, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Progressive Death Metal/Groove Location: Kent PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Then The Wave Came” for your band? TTWC: We were having trouble coming up with a solid name, something that encapsulated what we were going for as a band for quite some time. Luckily for us Ben’s an avid reader. Whilst reading Terry Pratchett’s “Nation” he came across ... Read more
  • Interview with Decimated Humans! September 23, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Slam Death Metal Location: United States/Australia PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Decimated Humans” for your band? DH: The name has a little bit of a story behind it. I’ll assume you want the detailed version, well basically it all roots back to middle school. I had a trio of friends, John, Adam and myself. We were all ... Read more
  • Interview with Fatalities! September 21, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Deathcore Location: N/A PSAB: Where does your name “Fatalities” come from? Fatalities: Fatalities comes from all the people who were always down on me and didn’t believe in me, they’re dead to me. PSAB: You released your single “Parasite” recently. How has the feedback been for that single? Fatalities: I’ve had incredible feedback! So happy with the success. PSAB: If ... Read more
  • Interview with Virulent! September 19, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Metalcore Location: Phoenix, AZ PSAB: Where does the band name “Virulent” come from? Virulent: The band name Virulent was spawned by Guitarist Matt Nisbet to describe the sound. Bitterly, hostile, and highly infectious. It was fitting to what sound we were shooting for. PSAB: Your album “Empire” is coming out on the 27th of this month. Are you excited for this ... Read more