Posts Tagged: rock

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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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

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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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

Interview – Pilgrim

Rhode Island’s Pilgrim fit the mould of the classic Doom power trio, with their gloriously heavy sound echoing the likes of Pentagram, Saint Vitus and Witchfinder General, but with a personality that is all their own. M3 travelled far to

Interview – Pilgrim

Rhode Island’s Pilgrim fit the mould of the classic Doom power trio, with their gloriously heavy sound echoing the likes of Pentagram, Saint Vitus and Witchfinder General, but with a personality that is all their own. M3 travelled far to

Interview – Vows

Vows are a band from New Jersey, who play a gentle mixture of folk, indie rock and dream pop, and have recently released their debut album “Winter’s Grave” for free via Bandcamp. M3 had a chat with the band about

Interview – Vows

Vows are a band from New Jersey, who play a gentle mixture of folk, indie rock and dream pop, and have recently released their debut album “Winter’s Grave” for free via Bandcamp. M3 had a chat with the band about

Interview – Corrupt Autopilot

Corrupt Autopilot are a rock band from New York, with a number of free releases under their belts. Frontman Dima Drjuchin also creates incredibly detailed psychedelic artwork for the band as well as various other musicians, so M3 caught up

Interview – Corrupt Autopilot

Corrupt Autopilot are a rock band from New York, with a number of free releases under their belts. Frontman Dima Drjuchin also creates incredibly detailed psychedelic artwork for the band as well as various other musicians, so M3 caught up

Interview – Stiff Little Fingers

Belfast legends Stiff Little Fingers should need no introduction. They’ve been railing against the establishment with their invigorating punk rock anthems since 1977, never losing sight of their razor sharp social commentary and keen ear for a tune. M3 spoke

Interview – Stiff Little Fingers

Belfast legends Stiff Little Fingers should need no introduction. They’ve been railing against the establishment with their invigorating punk rock anthems since 1977, never losing sight of their razor sharp social commentary and keen ear for a tune. M3 spoke

Interview – The Indelicates

The Indelicates are a Sussex-based indie rock band who have started their own ‘pay-what-you-want’ label, Corporate Records, in order to have more control over how their music is distributed. M3 contacted vocalist/guitarist Simon to find out how this approach has

Interview – The Indelicates

The Indelicates are a Sussex-based indie rock band who have started their own ‘pay-what-you-want’ label, Corporate Records, in order to have more control over how their music is distributed. M3 contacted vocalist/guitarist Simon to find out how this approach has

Interview – Widows

With their hard rocking stoner grooves and big dirty riffs, Nottingham four-piece Widows have been building quite a reputation over the past 4 years. M3 asked the band about what makes a good album, the benefits of equipment endorsements and

Interview – Widows

With their hard rocking stoner grooves and big dirty riffs, Nottingham four-piece Widows have been building quite a reputation over the past 4 years. M3 asked the band about what makes a good album, the benefits of equipment endorsements and

Ash West-Mullen – ‘A Picture Of Worth’

Whenever he takes a break from drumming for math-rock heroes Alright The Captain, you’ll find Ash West-Mullen redefining what a ‘singer/songwriter’ can sound like with his startingly original project, Mender. Here’s Ash with his views on the questions regarding ownership

Ash West-Mullen – ‘A Picture Of Worth’

Whenever he takes a break from drumming for math-rock heroes Alright The Captain, you’ll find Ash West-Mullen redefining what a ‘singer/songwriter’ can sound like with his startingly original project, Mender. Here’s Ash with his views on the questions regarding ownership

Interview – Bastard Priest

Stockholm’s Bastard Priest play raw old school death metal with a distinct punk rock attitude. Imagine Discharge jamming with Entombed circa ’89 and you won’t be too far from the band’s gloriously heavy assault. M3 got in touch with drummer/vocalist

Interview – Bastard Priest

Stockholm’s Bastard Priest play raw old school death metal with a distinct punk rock attitude. Imagine Discharge jamming with Entombed circa ’89 and you won’t be too far from the band’s gloriously heavy assault. M3 got in touch with drummer/vocalist

Interview – DEAD

Australia’s bass and drum duo DEAD play big, heavy, dirty rock with a healthy disregard for genre restrictions and a strong desire to jam. Drummer Jem told M3 about what makes a good record store, the price of gig tickets

Interview – DEAD

Australia’s bass and drum duo DEAD play big, heavy, dirty rock with a healthy disregard for genre restrictions and a strong desire to jam. Drummer Jem told M3 about what makes a good record store, the price of gig tickets

Interview – Gewapend Beton

Taking their cues from 80’s hardcore stalwarts like Bad Brains and Reagan Youth, Amsterdam’s Gewapend Beton have been blasting out a vintage punk rock sound for almost a decade now, and show no signs of stopping yet! The band took

Interview – Gewapend Beton

Taking their cues from 80’s hardcore stalwarts like Bad Brains and Reagan Youth, Amsterdam’s Gewapend Beton have been blasting out a vintage punk rock sound for almost a decade now, and show no signs of stopping yet! The band took

Interview – What The Blood Revealed

Scottish post-rock heroes What The Blood Revealed have built up quite a name for themselves recently with their expansive instrumental epics and relentless touring with the likes of Kylesa, This Will Destroy You, Crippled Black Phoenix, A Storm of Light and

Interview – What The Blood Revealed

Scottish post-rock heroes What The Blood Revealed have built up quite a name for themselves recently with their expansive instrumental epics and relentless touring with the likes of Kylesa, This Will Destroy You, Crippled Black Phoenix, A Storm of Light and

Interview – Wooden Wand

Wooden Wand (AKA James Toth) is an extremely prolific singer/songwriter, who has produced over 100 releases, running the gamut from folk to psych-rock. M3 contacted James to talk about record stores, the therapeutic qualities of a good album & future

Interview – Wooden Wand

Wooden Wand (AKA James Toth) is an extremely prolific singer/songwriter, who has produced over 100 releases, running the gamut from folk to psych-rock. M3 contacted James to talk about record stores, the therapeutic qualities of a good album & future

Interview – Throwing Muses

Throwing Muses’ unique sound placed them at the fore-front of 90’s alternative rock, alongside 4AD labelmates the Pixies. Singer Kristin Hersh took this sound in a punkier direction with 50 Foot Wave after Throwing Muses originally parted ways, but now

Interview – Throwing Muses

Throwing Muses’ unique sound placed them at the fore-front of 90’s alternative rock, alongside 4AD labelmates the Pixies. Singer Kristin Hersh took this sound in a punkier direction with 50 Foot Wave after Throwing Muses originally parted ways, but now

Interview – No Anchor

Brisbane’s No Anchor combine big sludgy riffs with a sense of seething menace, reminiscent of bands like Big Black. Bassist and vocalist Ian Rogers spoke to M3 about why the internet is “the most efficient music distribution mechanism ever created”….

Interview – No Anchor

Brisbane’s No Anchor combine big sludgy riffs with a sense of seething menace, reminiscent of bands like Big Black. Bassist and vocalist Ian Rogers spoke to M3 about why the internet is “the most efficient music distribution mechanism ever created”….

Interview – Charlie and Amanda

Charlie and Amanda are an alternative rock band from Bath, with a keen ear for sing along grunge anthems, quirky pop songs and gliding atmospheric ditties. M3 spoke to bassist Jake Burgoyne Lock about future distribution models, the limits of

Interview – Charlie and Amanda

Charlie and Amanda are an alternative rock band from Bath, with a keen ear for sing along grunge anthems, quirky pop songs and gliding atmospheric ditties. M3 spoke to bassist Jake Burgoyne Lock about future distribution models, the limits of

Interview – 27

Boston’s 27 create a warm and inviting combination of rock, indie, shoegaze, trip-hop and pop sounds, and have shared stages with everyone from Isis, Robert Plant, Low & Explosions In The Sky. M3 spoke to the band about the disappearance

Interview – 27

Boston’s 27 create a warm and inviting combination of rock, indie, shoegaze, trip-hop and pop sounds, and have shared stages with everyone from Isis, Robert Plant, Low & Explosions In The Sky. M3 spoke to the band about the disappearance

Interview – Thought Forms

Bristol based effects pedal enthusiasts Thought Forms combine a love of feedback, My Bloody Valentine and Shamanic improvisation to create a truly overwhelming sonic experience that is not to be missed. M3 had a chat with guitarist Charlie Romijn about

Interview – Thought Forms

Bristol based effects pedal enthusiasts Thought Forms combine a love of feedback, My Bloody Valentine and Shamanic improvisation to create a truly overwhelming sonic experience that is not to be missed. M3 had a chat with guitarist Charlie Romijn about

Interview – Totimoshi

Combining the idiosyncratic approach of the Melvins with the wild eyed uncertainty of the Jesus Lizard, Totimoshi’s sludgy noise-rock has been turning heads since 1999. Frontman Antonio Aguilar told M3 about sleeping on floors, Robert Johnson LPs and the challenges

Interview – Totimoshi

Combining the idiosyncratic approach of the Melvins with the wild eyed uncertainty of the Jesus Lizard, Totimoshi’s sludgy noise-rock has been turning heads since 1999. Frontman Antonio Aguilar told M3 about sleeping on floors, Robert Johnson LPs and the challenges

Interview – Orange Goblin

Orange Goblin’s beer drenched, balls-to-the-wall hard rock anthems and legendary live shows have made them a household name (well, in all houses that have a vinyl copy of Black Sabbath’s Vol. 4 proudly displayed on their walls!) Vocalist Ben Ward

Interview – Orange Goblin

Orange Goblin’s beer drenched, balls-to-the-wall hard rock anthems and legendary live shows have made them a household name (well, in all houses that have a vinyl copy of Black Sabbath’s Vol. 4 proudly displayed on their walls!) Vocalist Ben Ward