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Interview – Radar Men From The Moon

Hailing from the Dutch city of Eindhoven, Radar Men From The Moon play a spacious style of psychedelic rock that brings to mind Spacemen 3 jamming on a bunch of Kyuss tunes with heads full of hallucinogens – and yes,

Interview – Radar Men From The Moon

Hailing from the Dutch city of Eindhoven, Radar Men From The Moon play a spacious style of psychedelic rock that brings to mind Spacemen 3 jamming on a bunch of Kyuss tunes with heads full of hallucinogens – and yes,

Interview – Rapidax

After growing tired of his local metal scene, Rob Tunstall (AKA Rapidax) decided to experiment with more electronic sounds, resulting in a manic cocktail of punk, gabba, metal, speedcore and industrial. M3 asked Rob about free music, the Amen break’s

Interview – Rapidax

After growing tired of his local metal scene, Rob Tunstall (AKA Rapidax) decided to experiment with more electronic sounds, resulting in a manic cocktail of punk, gabba, metal, speedcore and industrial. M3 asked Rob about free music, the Amen break’s

Interview – Miroist

London’s one man band Miroist has just put out his debut EP as a free download through Bandcamp, three tracks of heavy, headspinning arrangements and Meshuggah-esque riffmongery, combined with a keen ear for atmospherics and texture that sets him apart

Interview – Miroist

London’s one man band Miroist has just put out his debut EP as a free download through Bandcamp, three tracks of heavy, headspinning arrangements and Meshuggah-esque riffmongery, combined with a keen ear for atmospherics and texture that sets him apart

Interview – Dan Bull

English rapper Dan Bull has been causing a stir of late with his politically conscious wordplay, leading a prominent campaign against the Digital Economy Bill and addressing the issue of file sharing. Dan has embraced the internet as a tool

Interview – Dan Bull

English rapper Dan Bull has been causing a stir of late with his politically conscious wordplay, leading a prominent campaign against the Digital Economy Bill and addressing the issue of file sharing. Dan has embraced the internet as a tool

Interview – The Cosmic Dead

The Cosmic Dead are Glasgow’s boldest astral travellers, harnessing the power of psychedelic rock to blast off into the furthest regions of the cosmos. The band have supported the likes of Gnod, Bong & White Hills, and even accompanied legendary

Interview – The Cosmic Dead

The Cosmic Dead are Glasgow’s boldest astral travellers, harnessing the power of psychedelic rock to blast off into the furthest regions of the cosmos. The band have supported the likes of Gnod, Bong & White Hills, and even accompanied legendary

Interview – Drugzilla

Drugzilla’s potent cocktail of gabba, speedcore and sheer wide-eyed insanity have marked him out as one of Ireland’s most extreme and uncompromising musical exports, and landed him a place on Unrepresented Music’s impressive roster of artists and even a support

Interview – Drugzilla

Drugzilla’s potent cocktail of gabba, speedcore and sheer wide-eyed insanity have marked him out as one of Ireland’s most extreme and uncompromising musical exports, and landed him a place on Unrepresented Music’s impressive roster of artists and even a support

Interview – Feast of Tentacles

Feast of Tentacles is a DIY record label and distro based in Nottingham, UK, that has already put out a plethora of great releases by bands like Thou, Cough, Rot in Hell, Army of Flying Robots, Kowloon Walled City and

Interview – Feast of Tentacles

Feast of Tentacles is a DIY record label and distro based in Nottingham, UK, that has already put out a plethora of great releases by bands like Thou, Cough, Rot in Hell, Army of Flying Robots, Kowloon Walled City and

Interview – Robot(A)

English three piece Robot(A) have just released their debut EP as a free download, 20 minutes of high octane, schizophrenic digital hardcore named ‘Time To Retaliate’. M3 had a chat with vocalist/guitarist Leon about giving away your music for free,

Interview – Robot(A)

English three piece Robot(A) have just released their debut EP as a free download, 20 minutes of high octane, schizophrenic digital hardcore named ‘Time To Retaliate’. M3 had a chat with vocalist/guitarist Leon about giving away your music for free,

Interview – Ufomammut

Italy’s premier psychonauts Ufomammut have been exploring the deepest, darkest regions of space with their atmospheric sludge and riffs the size of Jupiter for over 10 years, and the cosmic behemoths show no sign of slowing down just yet. This

Interview – Ufomammut

Italy’s premier psychonauts Ufomammut have been exploring the deepest, darkest regions of space with their atmospheric sludge and riffs the size of Jupiter for over 10 years, and the cosmic behemoths show no sign of slowing down just yet. This

Interview – The Austerity Program

New York duo The Austerity Program create a distinctive style of claustrophobic, drum machine driven noise rock that has caused some critics to hail them as spiritual successors to Steve Albini’s volatile Big Black. M3 contacted guitarist/vocalist Justin Foley to

Interview – The Austerity Program

New York duo The Austerity Program create a distinctive style of claustrophobic, drum machine driven noise rock that has caused some critics to hail them as spiritual successors to Steve Albini’s volatile Big Black. M3 contacted guitarist/vocalist Justin Foley to

Interview – Robocop

American powerviolence trio Robocop have been turning heads with their hostile and innovative sound that references d-beat punk, doom, power electronics, thrash and noise as much as it does Man Is The Bastard, and so far the band have made

Interview – Robocop

American powerviolence trio Robocop have been turning heads with their hostile and innovative sound that references d-beat punk, doom, power electronics, thrash and noise as much as it does Man Is The Bastard, and so far the band have made

Interview – Unrepresented Music

Unrepresented Music is an independent organisation dedicated to supporting and managing today’s generation of genre-defying musicians. Director Ryan Swainson is a busy man, juggling his work with Unrepresented with his Junkie Kut project, a a fusion of hardcore punk and

Interview – Unrepresented Music

Unrepresented Music is an independent organisation dedicated to supporting and managing today’s generation of genre-defying musicians. Director Ryan Swainson is a busy man, juggling his work with Unrepresented with his Junkie Kut project, a a fusion of hardcore punk and

Interview – Witchsorrow

Hampshire trio Witchsorrow’s classic doom sound successfully channels the spirit of the mighty Saint Vitus, and with their humongous, snail paced riffs and the kind of melancholy atmosphere that’s normally only reserved for the elder statesmen of the genre, the

Interview – Witchsorrow

Hampshire trio Witchsorrow’s classic doom sound successfully channels the spirit of the mighty Saint Vitus, and with their humongous, snail paced riffs and the kind of melancholy atmosphere that’s normally only reserved for the elder statesmen of the genre, the

Interview – Aaron Spectre

After a youth spent drumming for various Massachusetts hardcore bands, Aaron Spectre has gone on to become one of the world’s most innovative DJs, mixing jungle, drum & bass, ambient and dubstep into his eclectic and unique style. Aaron also

Interview – Aaron Spectre

After a youth spent drumming for various Massachusetts hardcore bands, Aaron Spectre has gone on to become one of the world’s most innovative DJs, mixing jungle, drum & bass, ambient and dubstep into his eclectic and unique style. Aaron also

Interview – Obscene Entity

With their primal yet precise style of fierce, bludgeoning riffage, three-piece Obscene Entity have quickly established themselves as Cambridge’s finest death metal export. M3 had a word with guitarist/vocalist Matt Adnett about why CDs still matter, the digital revolution and

Interview – Obscene Entity

With their primal yet precise style of fierce, bludgeoning riffage, three-piece Obscene Entity have quickly established themselves as Cambridge’s finest death metal export. M3 had a word with guitarist/vocalist Matt Adnett about why CDs still matter, the digital revolution and

Interview – MASSA

Whenever he gets a break from teaching at Maastricht University, Petar Petrov plays guitar in local progressive rock act MASSA, who are currently working on their debut album. M3 met up with Petar to discuss Maastricht’s local music scene, rethinking

Interview – MASSA

Whenever he gets a break from teaching at Maastricht University, Petar Petrov plays guitar in local progressive rock act MASSA, who are currently working on their debut album. M3 met up with Petar to discuss Maastricht’s local music scene, rethinking

Interview – Henning Metzmacher

Maastricht’s Henning Metzmacher is a local indie rock musician, who has recently finished off his first EP. M3 asked Henning about the effectiveness of copyright, the relevancy of the album format and the plans to close down Maastricht’s premier live

Interview – Henning Metzmacher

Maastricht’s Henning Metzmacher is a local indie rock musician, who has recently finished off his first EP. M3 asked Henning about the effectiveness of copyright, the relevancy of the album format and the plans to close down Maastricht’s premier live

Interview – Unleashed

Over the course of 11 albums within the past 20 years, Unleashed have positioned themselves as one of the leading lights of the incredibly vibrant Swedish death metal scene. After taking a break from the machinations of the music industry

Interview – Unleashed

Over the course of 11 albums within the past 20 years, Unleashed have positioned themselves as one of the leading lights of the incredibly vibrant Swedish death metal scene. After taking a break from the machinations of the music industry

Interview – Cloudkicker

Cloudkicker (AKA Ben Sharp) became one of Bandcamp’s first success stories, taking the internet by storm with his angular and atmospheric take on progressive metal. Ben has built up an impressive discography over the past 4 years, all of which

Interview – Cloudkicker

Cloudkicker (AKA Ben Sharp) became one of Bandcamp’s first success stories, taking the internet by storm with his angular and atmospheric take on progressive metal. Ben has built up an impressive discography over the past 4 years, all of which

Interview – Slap a Ham Records

Chris Dodge was a pivotal figure in the early 90’s powerviolence scene. In addition to playing in bands like Despise You, Lack of Interest, and, of course, the legendary Spazz, Chris started the hugely influential and fondly remembered label Slap

Interview – Slap a Ham Records

Chris Dodge was a pivotal figure in the early 90’s powerviolence scene. In addition to playing in bands like Despise You, Lack of Interest, and, of course, the legendary Spazz, Chris started the hugely influential and fondly remembered label Slap

Interview – Master

Chicago’s massively influential Master were one of the first bands to pioneer an exceptionally extreme and original form of music in the early 80’s, that we now know as death metal, and are still going strong to this very day.

Interview – Master

Chicago’s massively influential Master were one of the first bands to pioneer an exceptionally extreme and original form of music in the early 80’s, that we now know as death metal, and are still going strong to this very day.

Interview – Stuck On A Name Studio

It’s no secret that Nottingham has one of the best hardcore scenes in Europe, and Stuck On A Name Studio lies right at the heart of the city’s musical centre. When not playing music himself, recording engineer Ian Boult has

Interview – Stuck On A Name Studio

It’s no secret that Nottingham has one of the best hardcore scenes in Europe, and Stuck On A Name Studio lies right at the heart of the city’s musical centre. When not playing music himself, recording engineer Ian Boult has

Interview – Serious Beans Project

Maastricht’s Serious Beans Project consists of seven musicians from across Europe, combining jazz, reggae and salsa influences to create their unique and exotic sound. M3 met up with the Serious Beans to ask them about their upcoming album, Maastricht’s local

Interview – Serious Beans Project

Maastricht’s Serious Beans Project consists of seven musicians from across Europe, combining jazz, reggae and salsa influences to create their unique and exotic sound. M3 met up with the Serious Beans to ask them about their upcoming album, Maastricht’s local

Interview – Riff Bastard

English newcomers Riff Bastard are ready to make the world a much heavier place with their groovy brand of hard rocking sludge and, of course, riffs the size of bull elephants. M3 asked the band about their origins, the death

Interview – Riff Bastard

English newcomers Riff Bastard are ready to make the world a much heavier place with their groovy brand of hard rocking sludge and, of course, riffs the size of bull elephants. M3 asked the band about their origins, the death

Interview – Chris Cutler

Chris Cutler is a percussionist, composer, lyricist and music theorist, known for his work with the band Henry Cow, in addition to performing with Art Bears, Pere Ubu, Gong, the Residents and many more. After becoming disillusioned with the music

Interview – Chris Cutler

Chris Cutler is a percussionist, composer, lyricist and music theorist, known for his work with the band Henry Cow, in addition to performing with Art Bears, Pere Ubu, Gong, the Residents and many more. After becoming disillusioned with the music

Interview – Simon Scott

After English shoegaze heroes Slowdive broke up in 1995, drummer & sound designer Simon Scott decided to embark on his own experimental sonic journey, in addition to setting up his label, KESH Records. M3 met up with Simon to discuss

Interview – Simon Scott

After English shoegaze heroes Slowdive broke up in 1995, drummer & sound designer Simon Scott decided to embark on his own experimental sonic journey, in addition to setting up his label, KESH Records. M3 met up with Simon to discuss

Interview – Swallowed

Finland’s Swallowed play doom-laden old school death metal, with a deliciously dark and twisted atmosphere. After the Autopsy worship found on their highly regarded demo tapes, the band has refined their bleak and uncompromising sound and released their debut self-titled

Interview – Swallowed

Finland’s Swallowed play doom-laden old school death metal, with a deliciously dark and twisted atmosphere. After the Autopsy worship found on their highly regarded demo tapes, the band has refined their bleak and uncompromising sound and released their debut self-titled

Interview – Jesse Sykes

Jesse Sykes is a singer/songwriter from Seattle, widely known for the beautiful, folk-tinged songs she creates with her band, the Sweet Hereafter, and for ‘The Sinking Belle’, her haunting contribution to Sunn O))) and Boris’s collaborative album, Altar. M3 spoke

Interview – Jesse Sykes

Jesse Sykes is a singer/songwriter from Seattle, widely known for the beautiful, folk-tinged songs she creates with her band, the Sweet Hereafter, and for ‘The Sinking Belle’, her haunting contribution to Sunn O))) and Boris’s collaborative album, Altar. M3 spoke

A Conversation With Lustmord

Brian Williams (AKA Lustmord) is one of the world’s most influential ambient electronic musicians. A former member of industrial pioneers SPK, Lustmord’s vast soundscapes and expansive drones, combined with eerie field recordings from caves and slaughterhouses, have lead many to

A Conversation With Lustmord

Brian Williams (AKA Lustmord) is one of the world’s most influential ambient electronic musicians. A former member of industrial pioneers SPK, Lustmord’s vast soundscapes and expansive drones, combined with eerie field recordings from caves and slaughterhouses, have lead many to

Interview – Astralnaut

Ireland’s premier doomsayers Astralnaut have just released their debut EP, ‘Back To The Bog’, a storming stoner rock voyage deep into the very heart of The Riff itself. M3 got in touch with the band to talk about the band’s

Interview – Astralnaut

Ireland’s premier doomsayers Astralnaut have just released their debut EP, ‘Back To The Bog’, a storming stoner rock voyage deep into the very heart of The Riff itself. M3 got in touch with the band to talk about the band’s

Interview – Columns

Columns are a death metal/grindcore 4-piece from Charlotte/Winston Salem, NC, featuring ex-members of Glass Casket, Old Fashioned, and fondly remembered gore-grinders Hemdale. M3 had a word with the band about touring, copyright, and their new ‘pay-what-you-want’ album…

Interview – Columns

Columns are a death metal/grindcore 4-piece from Charlotte/Winston Salem, NC, featuring ex-members of Glass Casket, Old Fashioned, and fondly remembered gore-grinders Hemdale. M3 had a word with the band about touring, copyright, and their new ‘pay-what-you-want’ album…

Interview – The Crystal Method

Las Vegas duo The Crystal Method have been creating their distinctive brand of big beat electronica since the early 90s, which has been featured in various TV programmes, films and video games. The pair have also collaborated with a vast

Interview – The Crystal Method

Las Vegas duo The Crystal Method have been creating their distinctive brand of big beat electronica since the early 90s, which has been featured in various TV programmes, films and video games. The pair have also collaborated with a vast

Interview – The Savvy Musician

David Cutler is one of the leading voices on music career and entrepreneurship training. His book ‘The Savvy Musician’ was heralded by Jeffrey Zeigler of the Kronos Quartet as “Hands down, the most valuable resource available for aspiring musicians.” Dr.

Interview – The Savvy Musician

David Cutler is one of the leading voices on music career and entrepreneurship training. His book ‘The Savvy Musician’ was heralded by Jeffrey Zeigler of the Kronos Quartet as “Hands down, the most valuable resource available for aspiring musicians.” Dr.

Interview – Whitechapel

Whitechapel are a 6-piece deathcore band from Knoxville, Tennesse, who have released 3 albums and toured across the world in the past 6 years. M3 grilled guitarist Zach Householder on the significance of album artwork, the dangers of filesharing and

Interview – Whitechapel

Whitechapel are a 6-piece deathcore band from Knoxville, Tennesse, who have released 3 albums and toured across the world in the past 6 years. M3 grilled guitarist Zach Householder on the significance of album artwork, the dangers of filesharing and

Interview – Necro

Necro (AKA Ron Raphael Braunstein) is a rapper from Brooklyn, who is influenced by everyone from KRS-One and LL Cool J right the way through to Obituary and Slayer, and, during a collaboration with Suffocation drummer Mike Smith, became the

Interview – Necro

Necro (AKA Ron Raphael Braunstein) is a rapper from Brooklyn, who is influenced by everyone from KRS-One and LL Cool J right the way through to Obituary and Slayer, and, during a collaboration with Suffocation drummer Mike Smith, became the

Interview – Bass Clef

London based producer Bass Clef puts a whole new spin on dubstep with his experimental and bass-heavy electronica, in addition to running indie label Magic + Dreams. M3 caught up with the man himself to discuss the digitisation of music,

Interview – Bass Clef

London based producer Bass Clef puts a whole new spin on dubstep with his experimental and bass-heavy electronica, in addition to running indie label Magic + Dreams. M3 caught up with the man himself to discuss the digitisation of music,

Interview – Crash Jacket

Nottingham’s Crash Jacket have built up a strong local following over the past two years, incorporating dance, funk, rock and hip hop influences into their distinct sound. With their debut EP due to be released this year, M3 contacted the

Interview – Crash Jacket

Nottingham’s Crash Jacket have built up a strong local following over the past two years, incorporating dance, funk, rock and hip hop influences into their distinct sound. With their debut EP due to be released this year, M3 contacted the

Interview – Grunt’s Gelatinous Cube

Grunt’s Gelatinous Cube defy expectations and categorisation, with their eclectic and psychedelic sound taking influence from electronica, jazz, metal, trance, noise and much more. After the band made their 2 hour long “Love . Force . Axis” available as a

Interview – Grunt’s Gelatinous Cube

Grunt’s Gelatinous Cube defy expectations and categorisation, with their eclectic and psychedelic sound taking influence from electronica, jazz, metal, trance, noise and much more. After the band made their 2 hour long “Love . Force . Axis” available as a

Interview – Psycroptic

Tasmania’s Psycroptic play a blistering style of technical death metal, and have just released their fifth album, ‘The Inherited Repression’ through Nuclear Blast Records. M3 grilled drummer Dave Haley on forgotten art forms, touring, and why money troubles are the

Interview – Psycroptic

Tasmania’s Psycroptic play a blistering style of technical death metal, and have just released their fifth album, ‘The Inherited Repression’ through Nuclear Blast Records. M3 grilled drummer Dave Haley on forgotten art forms, touring, and why money troubles are the

Interview – Anders Odden

Anders Odden is a musician, who has toured as a session guitarist with everyone from Apoptygma Bezerk, Satyricon, Ministry and of course, the mighty Celtic Frost, in addition to performing with his own bands such as Magenta, Cadaver and Doctor

Interview – Anders Odden

Anders Odden is a musician, who has toured as a session guitarist with everyone from Apoptygma Bezerk, Satyricon, Ministry and of course, the mighty Celtic Frost, in addition to performing with his own bands such as Magenta, Cadaver and Doctor

Interview – Amebix

England’s vastly influential Amebix are one of the bands that defined the term crust punk in the early 80’s, and their incendiary anthems have inspired everyone from Neurosis to Sepultura. Indeed, it’s rare that you’ll attend a punk show and

Interview – Amebix

England’s vastly influential Amebix are one of the bands that defined the term crust punk in the early 80’s, and their incendiary anthems have inspired everyone from Neurosis to Sepultura. Indeed, it’s rare that you’ll attend a punk show and

Interview – The Necks

Sydney’s finest experimental jazz trio The Necks take improvisation to previously unexplored heights with their gripping and hypnotic pieces often lasting over an hour in length. The band’s transcendental sound has lead some to refer to their music as ‘trance

Interview – The Necks

Sydney’s finest experimental jazz trio The Necks take improvisation to previously unexplored heights with their gripping and hypnotic pieces often lasting over an hour in length. The band’s transcendental sound has lead some to refer to their music as ‘trance

Interview – Dying Fetus

Maryland’s Dying Fetus have been pummeling audiences across the globe with their pioneering and instantly recognisable brand of brutal, slamming death metal for over 20 years now. The band have never shied away from using their music to make political

Interview – Dying Fetus

Maryland’s Dying Fetus have been pummeling audiences across the globe with their pioneering and instantly recognisable brand of brutal, slamming death metal for over 20 years now. The band have never shied away from using their music to make political

Interview – Cultura Tres

Cultura Tres are putting Venezuela on the metal map with their dark, classic rock influenced take on sludge and their ‘pay-what-you-want’ approach to their music, including their second and most recent record, ‘El Mal Del Bien’. The band spoke to M3 about

Interview – Cultura Tres

Cultura Tres are putting Venezuela on the metal map with their dark, classic rock influenced take on sludge and their ‘pay-what-you-want’ approach to their music, including their second and most recent record, ‘El Mal Del Bien’. The band spoke to M3 about

Interview – Sun Boxes

Craig Colorusso’s Sun Boxes project is a solar powered sound installation, consisting of twenty speakers equipped with solar panels and a looped recording of a different guitar note. Given the loops’ different lengths, the piece created by the Sun Boxes

Interview – Sun Boxes

Craig Colorusso’s Sun Boxes project is a solar powered sound installation, consisting of twenty speakers equipped with solar panels and a looped recording of a different guitar note. Given the loops’ different lengths, the piece created by the Sun Boxes

Interview – Wolvserpent

Boise duo Wolvserpent are one of the most unique sounding drone/doom bands to emerge in recent years, combining guitarist/vocalist Blake Green’s crushing riffs with drummer Brittany McConnell’s beautiful violin playing to evoke an enthralling atmosphere that could be likened to

Interview – Wolvserpent

Boise duo Wolvserpent are one of the most unique sounding drone/doom bands to emerge in recent years, combining guitarist/vocalist Blake Green’s crushing riffs with drummer Brittany McConnell’s beautiful violin playing to evoke an enthralling atmosphere that could be likened to

Interview – Atomçk

Welsh grindcore maniacs Atomçk have been blowing minds with their free ‘Yes To Alien Victory’ EP, leading Jay Randall to hail them as “the UK’s answer to Discordance Axis”. Guitarist Luke Oram told M3 about the history of the band,

Interview – Atomçk

Welsh grindcore maniacs Atomçk have been blowing minds with their free ‘Yes To Alien Victory’ EP, leading Jay Randall to hail them as “the UK’s answer to Discordance Axis”. Guitarist Luke Oram told M3 about the history of the band,

Interview – Yama

Yama is a heavy rock band from the Netherlands, who take the weight of Sabbath, the bombast of Zeppelin and the groove of Kyuss, and sprinkle in a healthy ammount of psychedelic flourishes to create a sound that is all

Interview – Yama

Yama is a heavy rock band from the Netherlands, who take the weight of Sabbath, the bombast of Zeppelin and the groove of Kyuss, and sprinkle in a healthy ammount of psychedelic flourishes to create a sound that is all

Interview – Skitsystem

Sweden’s Skitsystem initially started out as a side-project for members of At The Gates to indulge their d-beat fantasies, but the band has since blossomed into a highly respected act in their own right, and are often cited as one

Interview – Skitsystem

Sweden’s Skitsystem initially started out as a side-project for members of At The Gates to indulge their d-beat fantasies, but the band has since blossomed into a highly respected act in their own right, and are often cited as one

Interview – 65daysofstatic

Sheffield’s 65dayofstatic defy easy categorisation with their eclectic mixture of post rock and electronica, and their energetic live show has been annihilating ear drums for over ten years now. The band recently used fan-funding site Indie Gogo to finance the

Interview – 65daysofstatic

Sheffield’s 65dayofstatic defy easy categorisation with their eclectic mixture of post rock and electronica, and their energetic live show has been annihilating ear drums for over ten years now. The band recently used fan-funding site Indie Gogo to finance the