Interview: One Missing Link [Iran] Elaborates on the Anti-Musician Laws in Their Country and Upcoming Jekyll & Hyde Themed EP

The metalcore four-piece recently filmed their new music video illegally in Iran … More Interview: One Missing Link [Iran] Elaborates on the Anti-Musician Laws in Their Country and Upcoming Jekyll & Hyde Themed EP

Interview: Dymbur [India] Fuse Folk Music and Metal to Battle Society’s Evils, Child Abuse, Rape Culture, Etc.

There’s been a few shocking stylistic shifts in the metal community: Opeth trading in their prog-death metal for 70’s rock, deathcore pioneers Bring Me the Horizon hittin’ the pop radio, and Deafheaven‘s blackgaze identity turning fully post-rock. Now, Dymbur join that list as they ascend to folk metal, away from their progressive / djent roots. … More Interview: Dymbur [India] Fuse Folk Music and Metal to Battle Society’s Evils, Child Abuse, Rape Culture, Etc.

Interview: Abstracted [Brazil] Discusses New Esoteric Concept Album ‘Atma Conflux’ & Shares Heated Opinion on Their President + Brazilian Metal Band Recommendations

Brazilian technical / progressive death metallers Abstracted are a reckoning force, blending complexity and intrigue through both dynamic instrumentals and undeniably enigmatic lyrical themes. Their debut LP, Atma Conflux, dropped earlier this year via M-Theory Audio and is comparable to the likes of Revocation or Between the Buried and Me, boasting the quirks and range … More Interview: Abstracted [Brazil] Discusses New Esoteric Concept Album ‘Atma Conflux’ & Shares Heated Opinion on Their President + Brazilian Metal Band Recommendations

Interview: Padra [Turkey] Exposes the Injustices of Government in Their Homeland Iran & Discusses The Poetic Poetry in Their Farsi Sludge-Thrash Metal

I’ve genuinely never heard a metal band with vocals in the Farsi language. While that unique characteristic was the initial factor that hooked me about Padra, after hearing their story, I was intrigued even further. The four piece sludgy thrashers consist of Ramtin Dashti (vocals, guitar, producer), Amirali Khajavi (guitar), Ahmad Chegeni (bass), and Keyvan … More Interview: Padra [Turkey] Exposes the Injustices of Government in Their Homeland Iran & Discusses The Poetic Poetry in Their Farsi Sludge-Thrash Metal

Interview: Learn About the Dubai Metal Scene and Emotional Power of Progressive Metal with Callous Minds [UAE]

Callous Minds is a six-piece prog metal act from Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The group consists of Manav Chawla (White Morgue; vocals), Saud Al Ali (vocals, guitar), Mehdi Riaz (White Morgue; guitar), Ahmad Haliss (guitar), Hijazi Zaiton (bass), and Mayur Raikar (drums). The up-and-coming band has dropped two singles this year including the … More Interview: Learn About the Dubai Metal Scene and Emotional Power of Progressive Metal with Callous Minds [UAE]

Interview: Bloodywood [India] Discusses Writing Hindi, Punjabi, and English Lyrics in New ‘Rakshak’ Album & Socio-Political / Universal Messages

There’s been a decent amount of buzz surrounding this New Delhi-based folk metal project the past few years. And such hype is absolutely, well-deserved as their humble beginnings of creating YouTube covers gradually evolved into the international genre-bending beasts they currently are. Multi-instrumentalist Karan Katiyar, vocalist Jayant Bhadula, and rapper Raoul Kerr have found harmony … More Interview: Bloodywood [India] Discusses Writing Hindi, Punjabi, and English Lyrics in New ‘Rakshak’ Album & Socio-Political / Universal Messages