• Interview with Intraneum! April 2, 2014 1780733_604524099631860_162013957_n Facebook Genre(s): Melodic/Technical Deathcore Location: Trójmiasto, Poland PSAB: Where did the band name “Intraneum” come from? ITN: Intraneum in Latin means something inseparable. Our guitarist also liked that name because it reminded him of Periphery’s song Extraneous. PSAB: How has the feedback for the release of your album Perfection? ITN: We’re surprised because the feedback has been very, very good so far. People especially complimented ... Read more
  • Interview with Fraktions! March 31, 2014 1980183_561573170604702_527570789_o Facebook Genre(s): Progressive Metalcore Location: Southampton, UK PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Fraktions” for your band?FT: When we started out about a year and a half ago, we used to be called ‘Talllon’ but the 3 ‘l’s caused a lot of confusion with the pronunciation so we decided to change it. After a lot of brainstorming we agreed to ... Read more
  • Interview with Pangaea! March 30, 2014 pangaea Facebook Genre(s): Progressive Metalcore Location: Wisconsin PSAB: What does the band name “Pangaea” mean exactly? PG: Pangaea is the supercontinent that formed around 300 million years ago. All of the continents today were once all connected as one giant land mass. Due to continental drift we have the continents in their current locations. The name Pangaea is derived from ... Read more
  • Interview with Apex! March 26, 2014 apex Facebook Genre(s): Deathcore Location: Cincinnati, OH PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Apex” for your band? Apex: The name Apex comes from the phrase “Apex Predator”. An apex predator has few to no predators of their own and they reside at the top of their food chain. I personally thought that was as a strong a name as ... Read more
  • Interview with Bow Messiah! March 20, 2014 148661_10152021090211245_1611357950_n Facebook Genre(s): Deathcore/Death Metal Location: Woodend, Christchurch PSAB: Where does the band name “Bow Messiah” come from? BM: The name originated through religious beliefs that we should bow to a martyr or god to be saved from damnation, in reality we are all equals so no one should bow to a false god that is a myth, it basically ... Read more
  • Interview with In Dying Moments! March 19, 2014 1392610_472871989486589_2061654961_n Facebook Genre(s): Symphonic Deathcore Location: Shumen, Bulgaria PSAB: Does your band name “In Dying Moments” hold any important significance to any of the band members? IDM: Not actually, we were with another name that just didn’t fit and we came up with the idea “In Dying Moments” because most of our lyrics are based on betrayal, suffering and disrespect.PSAB: Your new ... Read more
  • Interview with Abandoned World! March 18, 2014 1901914_605651502853680_1452617536_n Facebook Genre(s): Deathcore/Metalcore Location: Stockholm PSAB: Where does the band name “Abandoned World” come from? AW: At first Abandoned World was just a project name for the band. It was our former singer who came up with it and we decided to use it until we could come up with something better. But in the end we fell for the name because ... Read more
  • Interview with Beneath The Void! March 15, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Melodic Deathcore Location: Warwick, New York PSAB: Why did you choose the band name “Beneath The Void” for your band? BTV: The band name was chosen to give people a name that they could take in any way they pleased whether it was a big empty space or a vault filled with your dreams, purities, fears, emotions, ... Read more
  • Interview with The Abydos Shelter! March 14, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Progressive Deathcore Location: Rostock, Germany PSAB: Where did the band name “The Abydos Shelter” come from exactly?TAS:When we formed the band back in 2010 we were looking for a name which sounded interesting or „exotic“. During that time, bands like Born Of Osiris or Veil Of Maya got bigger in Germany…so they have probably been an ... Read more
  • Interview with Awaken The Insanity! March 12, 2014 1002653_619923814756102_468865406_n Facebook Genre(s): Metalcore Location: Chesapeake, Ohio PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Awaken To Insanity” for your band? ATI: Our band name “awaken to insanity” it came from an ex member of the band. We picked this name because there’s a little bit of hell in all our life’s. You know never know what crazy ... Read more
  • Interview with Alienchrist! March 9, 2014 1656413_433627533436273_1223519879_n Facebook Genre(s): Progressive Daethcore Location: Seville, Spain PSAB: Where did the band name “Alienchrist” come from exactly? AC: One night we were composing in an abandoned house. This abandoned house is well known for paranormal activity and I always go there to chill. As we fooled around with my Ouija board (I have teased the Ouija ... Read more
  • Interview with Far’n’Hate! March 8, 2014 1900046_652315458163359_1932064887_n Facebook Genre(s): Metalcore Location: Girona, Spain   PSAB: Where did you choose the name “Far’n’Hate’ for your band? FNH: Well, almost all the bands in the world start the project practicing a lot and then comes the day when the first concert is almost there and you start with the band mates: “dudes we need to find a name” haha ... Read more
  • Interview with Prompts! March 7, 2014 1524499_592796974135415_1291669061_o1 Facebook Genre(s): Hardcore/Metalcore Location: Tokyo, Japan PSAB: Where did the band name “Prompts” come from exactly? Prompts: To be honest I wanted to make a band name to only 1 word like a bands was in fashion those days, and many words nominated for band name. At last we suggested “Prompts” because it has nice-sounding. PSAB: How was the ... Read more
  • Interview with Slice The Cake! March 4, 2014 1186332_576988069005652_1597517419_n Facebook Genre(s): Progressive Death Metal PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Slice The Cake” for your band name?   STC: Around when we were starting out, we were throwing a bunch of “serious” names around just to see what would stick, stuff like “Gaia Aflame” .. None of the stuff we came up with was particularly appealing so ... Read more
  • Interview with The Wise Man’s Fears! March 3, 2014 1013004_188412311320827_526815862_n Facebook Genre(s): Metalcore PSAB: Where did the band name “The Wise Man’s Fear” come from exactly? TWMF: “The Wise Man’s Fear” comes from a fantasy novel by Patrick Rothfuss of the same name. The book chronicles the travels of a young musician as he finds himself and eventually becomes a powerful warrior. Extremely tough ... Read more
  • Interview with Dreaded Downfall! March 2, 2014 1618525_10151835014792396_1152120444_n Facebook Genre(s): Post-Hardcore PSAB: Where did the band name “Dreaded Downfall” come from? DD: When the band was founded, it was actually called “Echolink“. Sometime later we stumbled upon the word “Downfall“, and we just knew we had to have it in our band name, because it just had something about it that we’d thought ... Read more
  • Interview with Goat of Departure! March 1, 2014 1947651_614861908584901_824685458_n Facebook Genre(s): Death Metal/Black Metal PSAB: Where did the band name “Goat of Departure” come from exactly? GD: Goat Of Departure is was a name I used before in a couple of occasions as far as writing songs, album names, and so on but I thought it would fit perfectly for a band PSAB: When can we expect ... Read more
  • Interview with Aberration Within Arcadia! February 27, 2014 1393865_235686983264258_1659953431_n Facebook Genre(s): Deathcore/Metalcore/Djent PSAB: What does the band name “Aberration Within Arcadia” come from? Odessa: Arcadia is synonymous with paradise, and aberration means to depart from what is normal or expected. “Aberration Within Arcadia” is a metaphor for corrupting paradise from within. It also represents our music as a whole. A divergence of ideas, feelings, ... Read more
  • Interview with Invert The Idols! February 19, 2014 1240546_410163742451478_988191439_n Facebook Genre(s): Deathcore PSAB: What is the story behind the band name “Invert The Idols” and why did you choose that for your band name? ITI: We took the name from the Dying Fetus track on their album Reign Supreme. It’s a brutal song and we liked the implications of title. People attribute too much value ... Read more
  • Interview with Seek Shelter! February 18, 2014 965846_703878506313161_460411293_o Facebook Genre(s): Deathcore/Djent PSAB: Where did the band name “Seek Shelter” come from exactly? Phil: When we first started the band. Every practice there would always be shit weather. So Jones Jokingly said “let’s call it seek shelter, and everyone in the band at the time decided that it was a good idea”. PSAB: You’re ... Read more
  • Interview with Arrythmia! February 17, 2014 1511277_593043170780771_613387172_n Facebook Genre(s): Technical/Melodic Metalcore PSAB: What does the band name “Arrythmia” mean and where does it come from? ATM: The word Arrhythmia is defined as an irregularity in ones heartbeat. Several years ago our guitar player Devin suggested it as a possible band name, explaining that it not only sounded cool, but was also reflective ... Read more
  • Interview with Rampart! February 16, 2014 1477378_1446073715611290_1621061994_n Facebook Genre(s): Metalcore/Hardcore PSAB: Where does the band name “Rampart” come from and why did you choose that for your name? RP: The name was suggested by our drummer “Andre”, Rampart mean’s the strong fortress and stubborn character, We choose that name because we think our members have a stubborn character. PSAB: You will be releasing ... Read more
  • Interview with Extortionist! February 15, 2014 1544294_244306389085308_2420606_n Facebook Genre(s): Deathcore/Hardcore PSAB: Why did you choose the name “Extortionist” for your band? ETI: Well first off it is always hard thinking of band names. So to be honest I brought up the name Extortionist cause I always thought it had a fitting meaning for the style of music that we are going for. PSAB: How ... Read more
  • Interview with On Scalar Waves! February 14, 2014 1606255_473021719471112_1067068730_o Facebook Genre(s): Deathcore PSAB: Where did the band name “On Scalar Waves” come from exactly? OSW: When we met each other for the first time we found ourselves surfing “on scalar waves”. No, to be honest, we are interested in arguments like science, astrology, paranormal and so on. In particular, we like this name because it’s referred to ... Read more
  • Interview with When Disaster Falls! February 12, 2014 Facebook Genre(s): Metalcore PSAB: Where did the band name “When Disaster Falls” come from exactly? WDF: We were brainstorming a lot about our band name not really sure how we want to get known by. Our Lyrics were written on daily facts. We have our own opinion and we wanted to share this with our fans. ... Read more