Category Archives: Interviews

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 – Underground Vinyl

Dedicated music enthusiast Daniel Mitchell has recently set up the Underground Vinyl distribution service, specialising in various forms of extreme metal, and its sister site, a blog/zine that provides news, reviews and all the latest from the UK underground music

Interview – Underground Vinyl

Dedicated music enthusiast Daniel Mitchell has recently set up the Underground Vinyl distribution service, specialising in various forms of extreme metal, and its sister site, a blog/zine that provides news, reviews and all the latest from the UK underground music

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 – Black Dice

New York’s Black Dice have evolved from their harsh noise origins into one of the most forward thinking contemporary artists in the experimental electronic music scene, and have shared the stage with everyone from Godspeed You! Black Emperor to the

Interview – Black Dice

New York’s Black Dice have evolved from their harsh noise origins into one of the most forward thinking contemporary artists in the experimental electronic music scene, and have shared the stage with everyone from Godspeed You! Black Emperor to 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 – 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 – The Grape Sound Collective

The Grape Sound Collective is an independent DIY organisation dedicated to helping Luxembourg’s alternative music scene by organising & booking shows and promoting artists from throughout Europe. M3 caught up with Mathis Krier, one of the Collective’s founders, to talk

Interview – The Grape Sound Collective

The Grape Sound Collective is an independent DIY organisation dedicated to helping Luxembourg’s alternative music scene by organising & booking shows and promoting artists from throughout Europe. M3 caught up with Mathis Krier, one of the Collective’s founders, to talk

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 – Proot Records

Proot Records is a netlabel that has been releasing a wide variety of electronic and avant-garde music for free through their website since 2007. M3 contacted label manager Mathias to talk about their free music policy, the benefits of digital

Interview – Proot Records

Proot Records is a netlabel that has been releasing a wide variety of electronic and avant-garde music for free through their website since 2007. M3 contacted label manager Mathias to talk about their free music policy, the benefits of digital

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 – SellaBand

SellaBand is a fan-funding website that allows artists to raise many to finance their albums, whilst maintaining exclusive rights to their own work. M3 got in touch with Community & Jr. Project Manager Maxi Kobold to learn about fan-funding, it’s

Interview – SellaBand

SellaBand is a fan-funding website that allows artists to raise many to finance their albums, whilst maintaining exclusive rights to their own work. M3 got in touch with Community & Jr. Project Manager Maxi Kobold to learn about fan-funding, it’s

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 – Earache Records

Earache Records is one of the foremost extreme metal labels in the world, changing the face of the genre by bringing the likes of Napalm Death, Morbid Angel, Bolt Thrower, Godflesh, Brutal Truth, Naked City and countless other bands to

Interview – Earache Records

Earache Records is one of the foremost extreme metal labels in the world, changing the face of the genre by bringing the likes of Napalm Death, Morbid Angel, Bolt Thrower, Godflesh, Brutal Truth, Naked City and countless other bands to

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 – Metal Blade’s Brian Slagel

Brian Slagel is the chairman and CEO of Metal Blade Records, a label he founded in the early 80s. The label has played a huge role in metal history, helping to launch the careers of genre heavyweights like Metallica, Slayer

Interview – Metal Blade’s Brian Slagel

Brian Slagel is the chairman and CEO of Metal Blade Records, a label he founded in the early 80s. The label has played a huge role in metal history, helping to launch the careers of genre heavyweights like Metallica, Slayer

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 – Indiegogo

California’s Indiegogo is an international fan-funding website that provides artists with an alternative way to raise money for their projects. The site is not limited to musicians, and is also used by various film maker, charities and small business, so

Interview – Indiegogo

California’s Indiegogo is an international fan-funding website that provides artists with an alternative way to raise money for their projects. The site is not limited to musicians, and is also used by various film maker, charities and small business, so

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 – Grind To Death

Alex Layzell is the founder of the Grind To Death website, one of the best places for grindcore news, reviews and interviews on the net. M3 had a chat with Alex about his views on the relevancy of the album

Interview – Grind To Death

Alex Layzell is the founder of the Grind To Death website, one of the best places for grindcore news, reviews and interviews on the net. M3 had a chat with Alex about his views on the relevancy of the album

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