• Interview with Genocide District! June 5, 2014 Faceook Genre(s): Beatdown/Deathcore Location: Orange County, CA PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Genocide District” for you band? GD: The name was chosen a long time ago by the brothers (Walter and Austin) They said they just thought of some cool words and put them together and it stuck over time. For me personally (Leland) I can think of a ... Read more
  • Interview with Lost In Alaska! June 4, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Deathcore Location: Chelyabinsk, Russia PSAB: Where did the band name “Lost in Alaska” come from exactly? LIA: For some reason, most people assume that we’ve taken our name from the 1952 movie starring Abbott & Costello but actually we had no idea it even existed at the time. Well, long story short, one day our bass player ... Read more
  • Interview with Paddington Frisk! June 3, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Progressive Metal Location: Brownsville, TX PSAB: Where did the band name “Paddington Frisk” come from exactly?  PF: Our vocalist came up with the name. “To dance to the Paddington frisk” is a colloquial term used back in the day to describe those who were being publicly executed by hanging because I suppose they do a little shaking during the struggle ... Read more
  • Interview with Improper Burial! June 2, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Progressive Deathcore Location: Derby, KS PSAB: Where does the band name “Improper Burial” come from? IB: The name improper burial was picked by our two guitarists Andrew and Jacob one night while they were drinking some beers. They were talking about how not giving a person an appropriate burial was considered really bad luck in most cultures and religions so ... Read more
  • Interview with Devour The Fetus! May 31, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Brutal Death Metal Location: Paris PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Devour The Fetus” for your band? DTF: Because Zyigh (guitarist) and I (singer) love to cook and love to breeeeeee! So we decided to mix those two passions. And here it is: Devour the fetus, with love, breeeee and guts (always with  carrot and onions of course). PSAB: When can ... Read more
  • Interview with Declension! May 29, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Death Metal/Trash Metal Location: Schenectady, NY PSAB: Where does the band name “Declension” come from? Declension: It is another term for decline, deterioration, downward movement etc. It sums up how we feel about the current state of the human race. PSAB: Why did you choose to play the type of metal you play over the other sub-genres of metal? Declension: ... Read more
  • Interview with Inveterate! May 28, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Death Metal Location: Nordhorn PSAB: Why did you choose the word “Inveterate” for your band name? Inveterate: We just wanted to have a strong and short band name like the metal bands back in the 80s. So we came up with Inveterate. PSAB: How was the feedback when you released Pathogenic? Are you still receiving feedback for it ... Read more
  • Interview with Flesh Season! May 27, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Death Metal Location:  Logansport, IN PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Flesh Season” for the band? FS: We wanted something catchy, yet not too cliche with today’s metal band names. Flesh Season comes from the idea of zombies. It compares humans to zombies metaphorically. The way a zombie would feed off humans for food, we as humans feed off each ... Read more
  • Interview with Inailment! May 26, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Death Metal Location: Nuevo Casas Grandes PSAB: Where does the band name “Inailment” come from? Inailment: The name “Inailment” is wordplay for a local legend at the place where my grandma was born. She used to tell us about corpses that were put into their caskets with their arms overly crossed, so their nails would grow around their bodies giving them ... Read more
  • Interview with Mashburn Riffs! May 25, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Progressive Metal Location: New Delhi PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Mashburn Riffs” for your band name? MR: Basically it has no mean but yea mash up all the things and play. This name is suggested by our bassist. PSAB: When can we expect new material from you? MR: We’re currently working and experimenting with a lot of new stuff. ... Read more
  • Interview with Deflesher! May 19, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Death Metal Location: Rambouillet, France PSAB: Where did the band name “Deflesher” come from exactly? Deflesher: It comes from a discussion between the band members, we talked about what kind of stuff the band likes, and we say “all death metal stuff !” Deflesher means like “butcher” or “skinner”. PSAB: Why did you choose to play death metal over any ... Read more
  • Interview with War of Abaddon! May 18, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Death Metal/Deathcore Location: Madison, WI  PSAB: Where does the band name “War of Abaddon” come from? WOA: Abaddon appears in biblical, Greek, and even in Jehovah’s mythology. All have different definitions and ideas as to who he was. But the one thing that seems to be agreed upon in all versions, except one, was that he was the “destroyer” of ... Read more
  • Interview with The Man With 31 Faces! May 16, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Deathcore / Nintendocore / Ambient Location: Patrick Springs, VA PSAB: Where did the band name “The Man with 31 Faces” come from exactly? TMW31F: The idea for the bands is actually inspired by a series of unsolved terrorist attacks in japan starting in the early 1980s. At this time I group or individual acting as a group became committing began ... Read more
  • Interview with The Antikythera Mechanism! May 14, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Progressive Metal/Deathcore Location: Atlanta, GA PSAB: Where does your band name “The Antikythera Mechanism” come from, and what exactly does it mean? TAM: The Antikythera Mechanism is an Ancient Greek analog computer/astronomical calender that would predict star patterns and eclipses. Its origin has been dated back to the 1st century BC however technologies similar to this device aren’t found again ... Read more
  • Interview with Pantheons! May 13, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Hardcore/Groove/Progressive Location: Southwest Virginia PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Pantheons” for your band? Pantheons: From the creation of this band onward, our lyrical content in its entirety has been based off of our fascination with mythology. Greek, Norse, etc.With That decided, it was only logical to choose a name that tied it all together. A Pantheon, by definition, ... Read more
  • Interview with Kill The Stigmatic! May 12, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Death Metal/Hardcore Location: Philadelphia, PA PSAB: Where did the band name “Kill The Stigmatic” come from exactly? Ken: Back in 2007, I was the vocalist for a death metal band called Quartered. Before that, I played in a few bands but I had always played an instrument (Bass for Left to Vanish, Guitar for The Murder Capital, etc.) There was ... Read more
  • Interview with Exile The Traitor! May 12, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Melodic Death Metal Location: Glasgow, Sweden PSAB: Where did the band name “Exile The Traitor” come from exactly? ETT: The name Exile The Traitor came from a brainstorming session we had. We wanted something that wasnt too graphic or gory so it wouldn’t give away what genre we were. Getting lumped in as a Brutal DM band is basically what we ... Read more
  • Interview with Exiler! May 10, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Deathcore Location: San Antonio, TX PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Exiler” for your band? Exiler: We’re honestly not sure. The name was chosen long ago (back in ’11) when we I was in 5th grade. Trey (old vocalist) came up with the name outcaster, and then we decided exiler seemed cooler. Zack (current vocalist) liked ... Read more
  • Interview with Laws of Interia! May 9, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Hardcore/Metal Location: Hackettstown, NJ / Ogden, UT PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Laws of Inertia” for your band? LOI: Before Laws of Inertia was around, my friend Matt and I were in a band called Sum of all Fears. We never did anything; we had like two songs and never played anywhere so Matt proposed the idea ... Read more
  • Interview with Burning Skies! May 8, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Progressive Metal Location: Kansas City, MO PSAB: Why did you decide to choose the name “Haunting Skies” for your band? HS: Really at the time we actually had a different line up, and when we came up with that name, it sounded pretty cool, and now the name has really grown a sort of meaning for us now. PSAB: You’re ... Read more
  • Interview with Aechoes! April 21, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Progressive Hardcore Location: Las Vegas, NV PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Aechoes” for your band?AECH: We wanted to create a name that meant something but wasn’t obvious or literal. We didn’t want a single word that was a pluralized noun because we saw that it was going to be an upcoming trend and didn’t want to get ... Read more
  • Interview with Cloudshift! April 15, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Progressive Metalcore/Deathcore Location: Nederland, Texas PSAB: Where did the band name “Cloudshift” come from exactly? CS: The name CloudShift came from an idea that was formed by founding member Josh Bandsma, that “We like to shift clouds and the clouds like it too.” He is an expert in “Cloud Linguistics” and says he, “listened to the clouds.” Members Stephen Weaver ... Read more
  • Interview with Going Home In A Body Bag! April 10, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Deathcore Location: Mönsterås, Sweden PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Going Home In A Body Bag” for your band? GHIAB: We got it from Slipknot’s live DVD Disasterpieces when Corey yells, “You are all going home in a body bag” on the intro of “Surfacing” PSAB: You’re currently working on an album titled Pitch Black. When can we expect ... Read more
  • Interview with Sykosis! April 4, 2014 64964_544717015547602_1585158230_n Facebook Genre(s): Groove/Experimental/Hardcore Location: Ashtabula, OH PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Sykosis” for your band? SYK: The reason we chose the name Sykosis is because just about every one of us have been in the nut house at some point in our life and it just seemed fitting, we saw the name on CSI television show and found out what it ... Read more
  • Interview with Roads To Nowhere! April 3, 2014 1602186_682446941807253_397647161_o Facebook Genre(s): Metalcore Location: Chippenham, England PSAB: Where did the band name “Roads To Nowhere” come from exactly?RTN:An old vocalist came up with it randomly and the name stuck! We started out at a time where every band name involved heaven, hell or some kind of blood and guts and we wanted to stay away from that, “Roads to Nowhere” got ... Read more