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Unkillable Soldiers – An interview with Sabaton’s Chris Rörland

Post Excerpt  "We hadn't been able to give everything we wanted to give with The Great War... so we said: Let's write another album"

Acoustic Adventures with Sonata Arctica’s Tony Kakko

Sonata Arctica are a Finnish metal band started in 1995 under the name Tricky Beans. With 10 studio albums in their discography, and a...

The Bloodlust of Empires – A 1914 Interview

"Fuck nazism, fuck NSBM, fuck communism. Fuck every totalitarian shithead"

Down the Rabbit Hole with Diablo Swing Orchestra

An interview with DSO's founder, Daniel Hakansson

The Wild North: An Interview with Hváll of Vreid

More melodic and catchy than traditional black metal, but heavier than death metal, Vreid have successfully blended elements from different genres. Though they are...

Giving a Voice to the Past: Einar Selvik of Wardruna

How Einar Selvik brings back our past.

Nocturnal Supremacy: An Interview with Dani Filth

"It's a massive industry that is being affected, and everybody is trying to deal with it in their own way."

The Black Sheep – An Interview with Maurizio of Kataklysm

"Right now metal is missing its balls"

Bringers of Pain – An Interview with Eero of Battle Beast

"If you don't have any good ideas, just work with your shitty ideas, and at some point something good is going to come out."

Still Alive: An Interview with Ralf Scheepers of Primal Fear

"We compose metal because we love heavy metal"

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Singing From Evil’s Perspective

As the western world comes to terms with some of its foundational horrors, should we give up on those stories?

12 Years and 74 Lashes for Your Songs

"Metal is an escape. It encourages you to think for yourself, to say “no”, and to resist when others say “no” to you. That voice of resistance kind of awakened the beast in me."

Cardi B, Moral Panics, and Censorship

Inexplicably, fighting over Cardi B's new song "WAP" is the hill that many people have decided to die on, with some defending it...