• Interview with The Devil Himself! August 13, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Deathcore/Down Tempo Location: Beeville, TX PSAB: Why did you choose the name “The Devil Himself” for your band? TDH: It sort of just came to me one day. I’m into LaVeyan Satanism, and they believe in individualism, so I thought it fit because I’m a one man band. PSAB: How was the feedback when you released Inhuman? Are you still receiving ... Read more
  • Interview with Slaves of Chaos! August 12, 2014 1982095_659086530817971_457615471_nFacebook Genre(s): Metalcore Location: Piła / Krajenka / Złotów PSAB: Where does the band name “Slaves of Chaos” come from? SOC: We live in Poland, in a country where the government have in the ass citizens. Hence the band name. We are Slaves of the surrounding us chaos PSAB: When can your fans expect new music from you? SOC: Actually we are ... Read more
  • Interview with Enterprise Earth! August 7, 2014 10553336_1448492242089915_3472000788461876244_nFacebook Genre(s): Deathcore Location: Chicago, IL PSAB: Where does the band name “Enterprise Earth” come from? EE: “Enterprise” by definition means: “a project or undertaking, typically one that is difficult or requires effort.” Our name came from the direct definition; “Enterprise Earth” PSAB: You released your debut song “Masquerade of Angels” a few weeks ago. How was the feedback upon release ... Read more
  • Interview with God of Nothing! August 5, 2014 10255875_513243902113589_2616847271466144001_oFacebook Genre(s): Progressive Deathcore Location: Northern, VA PSAB: Why did you choose the name “God of Nothing” for your band? GON: We wanted a name that was ambiguous, and this seemed quite apropos.PSAB: How was the feedback when you released Tormentor a month back? GON: The response since the release of our EP has been really positive. We love hearing ... Read more
  • Interview with Dagger of Betrayal! August 4, 2014 10537042_740292882683151_9046125401825366676_nFacebook Genre(s): Death Metal/Metalcore Location: Thessaloniki PSAB: Where did the band name “Dagger of Betrayal” come from exactly? DOB: When we start writing our first songs we didn’t have a name. We were just rehearsing and we were trying to find something that everyone in the band would like. After we finished our first two songs, which one of them was titled ‘’Dagger ... Read more
  • Interview with Knives on Mind! July 31, 2014 1797597_456259824474462_1559691080_nFacebook Genre(s): Erotic Brutal Deathcore Location: Augsburg/Bavaria PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Knives on Mind” for your band? Also, what does that band name mean? KOM: It took us so long to chose a name and we chose the name „Knives on Mind“ because we wanted a name which is not just a name  it should be able ... Read more
  • Interview with Drifted! July 30, 2014 10403703_316040618554409_5916524923356839542_nFacebook Genre(s): Deathcore Location: Exeter PSAB: Where does the name “Drifted” come from exactly?  Drifted: The name arose about a year and a half ago when this band was just a few riffs written by Harry and Jay. We decided on the name because we thought it was cool, simple and easy to remember. How wrong we were. PSAB: How has the feedback ... Read more
  • Interview with Plague of Purity! July 25, 2014 10372058_1488329441381855_4934996754309060968_nFacebook Genre(s): Melodic Death Metal Location: N/A PSAB: Why did you choose “Plague of Purity” for your band name? POP: I’m glad you asked as that is a frequently asked question I get. Purity is what strives us to move forward, its our goal as we work to be a better person. Being as the goal is unreachable to be completely pure. ... Read more
  • Interview with Myriarchy! July 20, 2014 977125_387514058050009_441829927_oFacebook Genre(s): Blackened Deathcore/Death Metal Location: Hamilton, Ontario PSAB: Where does the band name “Myriarchy” come from? Myriarchy: I joined the band after they had settled on a name, and I didn’t want to be really mean and say “alright dudes fuck this name let’s spend another 4 months thinking of a name” so I trusted my band mates and went ... Read more
  • Interview with Amorous! July 19, 2014 10247354_505870366186096_201581769683025026_nFacebook Genre(s): Deathcore Location: Utah PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Amorous” for your band? Amorous: We use to have a very long name that was hard to remember but sounded very metal. We had some member change ups and decided to change our name as well. “Amorous” means love or passion in latin, it was appropriate for us since we all ... Read more
  • Interview with Manifested Travesty! July 17, 2014 10556282_260880210771425_2580948085856814886_nFacebook Genre(s): Deathcore Location: Seattle, WA PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Manifested Travesty” for your band? MT: To Manifest a Travesty is to show a distorted view of something by one’s appearance or acts. We try to write from that distorted view with our music and show things from the angle the public maybe didn’t think about before. Plus it’s got ... Read more
  • Interview with AnFallen! July 16, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Metalcore Location: Bismarck PSAB: Where did the band name “AnFallen” come from exactly?  AF: Ricky took a German class in high school and really just one day stumbled upon it in a dictionary.  It’s just a totally brutal word in the german language, meaning things of the sort, like savage, to assault, etc.  It has a lot of different uses. ... Read more
  • Interview with Til Death We Rise! July 14, 2014 1619329_483911185054337_2014799155_nFacebook Genre(s): Death Metal Location: Desoto, MO PSAB: Where did the band name “Til Death We Rise” come from exactly? Derrick: I came up with the name back in my freshmen year, but never used it until this band got together. PSAB: You’re currently working on a new album titled Anthems of Oblivion. When  can we expect to hear anything from that album? Paul: Were just finishing up ... Read more
  • Interview with Lost Without Direction! July 11, 2014 328649_346170962076186_1775572716_oFacebook Genre(s): Progressive Metalcore/Djent Location: Ingelheim am Rhein, Germany PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Lost Without Direction” for your band?LWD: Because we have been “lost without direction”. We founded the band and had no idea in which direction this project will go. The name really fits, we even need google maps in our hometownarea! PSAB: You’re currently ... Read more
  • Interview with Upon Our Rise! July 7, 2014 1378024_566716346741788_217672759_nFacebook Genre(s): Ambient/Progressive/Melodic Deathcore Location: Manasota PSAB: Where did the name”Upon Our Rise” come from exactly? UOR: I believe ourguitarist Luke came up with it. It’s been so long I can barely remember. PSAB: Your EP The Humanity Defect isset to release July 15th. What can we expect from this upcoming EP? UOR: The best way to describe itI would say is a little bit of everything, ... Read more
  • Interview with Faithful Synthesis! July 1, 2014 10370956_677347602314753_94175487153101293_nFacebook Genre(s): Metalcore/Deathcore Location: Joliette/Montreal PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Faithful Synthesis” for your band? FS: In an abstract way, we chose this name to refer to an egocentric predicament; the fact of not being able to change one’s mind when shown evidence or not being able to understand others perspectives. To fail to perceive other view points and also ... Read more
  • Interview with Combaticus! June 30, 2014 10373525_630085613748577_5269724694879269816_n Facebook Genre(s): Deathcore/Groove/Slam Location: Rapid City, South Dakota PSAB: Where did you get the band name “Combaticus” from? Combaticus: Combaticus is a fictional character from the adult swim show Superjail. He is the ultimate killing machine, but in the end he sacrifices himself to save his creators and ascends to the stars as the new god of war. It’s a pretty ridiculous show but ... Read more
  • Interview with Forsythia! June 24, 2014 1779793_448984408535789_794354167_nFacebook Genre(s): Melodic Deathcore Location: Nampa, ID   PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Forsythia” for your band? Forsythia: At the time we were having a lot of trouble coming up with something original, and overall just something that would be short and simple. Besides being a breed of plant, It actually came up in a movie we were watching at the ... Read more
  • Interview with Cadence Calling! June 22, 2014 1508098_629705897118680_1852250187661908560_nFacebook Genre(s): Metalcore Location: Toronto, ON PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Cadence Calling” for your band? CC: We chose Cadence Calling as our band name first and foremost because we thought it sounded cool. Also in musical terminology the cadence is the end of a phrase in music so we took that concept, applied it to the name and came up ... Read more
  • Interview with Consumption! June 21, 2014 Twitter Genre(s): Deathcore Location: Idaho PSAB: Where did the band name “Consumption” come from exactly? Gage: Consumption was originally called Consumption of an Afterbirth. We changed the name because we wanted to take the project seriously. We couldn’t be taken as seriously as we wanted with a name as ridiculous as Consumption of an Afterbirth. Jordan: It was all a joke band back then.. ... Read more
  • Interview with Overcoming The End! June 16, 2014 1399577_219220051571816_872647425_oFacebook Genre(s): Metalcore/Progressive Location: Berlin, EU PSAB: Where did the band name “Overcoming The End” come from exactly? OTE: We have had many difficult situations in our lifes. One year ago, our old band disbanded because of personel reason between our members. I wasn’t even sure, if we both would make music together again. we had many complicated situations ... Read more
  • Interview with Avenge The Sin! June 15, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Deathcore Location: Cairns, QLD PSAB: Where does the band name “Avenge The Sin” come from exactly? ATS: The name Avenge The Sin came from us throwing out words that we thought sounded cool, because we had a gig coming up and no name and we were really desperate for one and it kinda stuck, its kind of a love hate ... Read more
  • Interview with Intervoid! June 14, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Progressive/Technical Death Metal Location: Ohio PSAB: Why did you choose “Intervoid” for your band name? Intervoid: Besides being the primary definition of effective crack growth occurring by plastic collapse, i.e. purely geometric softening of the intervoid ligaments without incorporating material separation?  Band names are hard to develop, especially when you’re trying to not take “verb the noun” approach. How many bands ... Read more
  • Interview with Captive Eyes! June 11, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Hardcore/Metalcore Location: Richmond, VA PSAB: Where does the band name “Captive Eyes” come from? CE: Our name is based off the original name our drummer and rhythm guitarist came up with when they formed the band, but when our vocalist joined he altered it to be we have now. And basically we tell people that the name Captive Eyes means ... Read more
  • Interview with Stillness Before The Storm! June 9, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Metalcore Location: Parker, CO PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Stillness Before The Storm” for your band? SBTS: To be quite honest when we picked the name we weren’t quite thinking about how we might be able to fit that title, we just kinda picked something that sounded different than other metalcore bands in the scene. Now we feel like ... Read more