I was granted the opportunity to conduct an e-mail interview with Roger Miret of the legendary Hardcore group, Agnostic Front. With their latest effort My Life My Way due out soon, I simply couldn’t pass up the opportunity. Check out what he had to say about the album, and more, below!
If ever there was a band that became a surprise story in Metal, it would be Hammerfall. While the band has never really put out a bad album, the material the band puts out is Heavy Metal in it’s most traditional form, right down to the stereotypical lyrics. And yet, the band manages to take this approach and give the songs enough of a bite, driven with music that is heavy or passionate enough that it feeds into the lust of Metal fans for something good and enjoyable in its rawest form without all the gags and gimmicks of today’s acts. The only gimmick is that this band feels like the ultimate good to the world of Metal, but not necessarily in a “constantly positive” or “Christian” lyrical approach, but with the somewhat lighter vibe of the music. The band formed back in 1993, and for 2011, just shy of their twenty year anniversary, the band brings us Infected, their eighth full-length, and it’s nothing more than the same, but that same is nothing but solid Heavy Metal with the hook only Hammerfall can bring to the mix.
Weekend Nachos is a Hardcore band that exploded onto the scene with their debut full-length Unforgivable back in 2009. The Relapse Records signed act. Their fan base has become large and loyal to the group ever since that release dropped in stores everywhere. Two years later, the group returns with their follow-up full-length release, entitled Worthless. But, the real concern is whether or not this band will deliver with their brand of Hardcore intensity on this effort like they did with Unforgivable.
Clawhammer PR and Apoch’s Metal Review present an audio stream of the entire Shroud of Despondency album Objective: Isolation. The full-length is now available.
Deathgasm Records, Clawhammer PR, and Apoch’s Metal Review present an exclusive stream of Nominon EP Manifestation of Black. The full-length is currently available through Deathgasm Records.