Italian power metallers Altair pushed the envelope recently with the progressively-tinged, but most importantly, excellent new album Descending: A Devilish Comedy. Riding the shockwave of success from that release, The Metal Observer thought this was a good time to catch up with bassist and main-man Luca Scalabrin to see how elated the atmosphere is in the Altair camp…
Italian power metal mainstays Kaledon are hot off the release of their tenth album Carnagus: Emperor Of The Darkness. Seeing as how we at The Metal Observer thought so highly of it, now seemed like the best time to catch up with lead guitarist, Alex Mele, to ask a few questions about the new release…
A TMO Interview with Steven Peyton of Garroted
The vocalist of one of Australia’s oldest and most respected heavy metal acts talks about Dreadnaught’s extensive career, their new album Caught The Vultures Sleeping, the state of the Australian heavy music scene and the virtues of Thin Lizzy.
Grave Pleasures frontman Mat McNerney, aka. Kvohst, talks about moving on, dancing, and the rush of pushing forward.
Guest interviewer, Antoine Richard (operator of Metantoine’s Magickal Realm), sits down with Jean-Pierre Abboud, an American musician known for his involvement with the excellent heavy metallers Borrowed Time and, more recently, the Canadian epic doomsters of Funeral Circle. I’m glad he took the time to answer these questions.
In the second and final part of our interview with the Blind Guardian guitarist, we talk books, Game Of Thrones, The Wire and the integral role storytelling plays in his music.
The Blind Guardian guitarist talks about his band’s ambitious new album, Beyond The Red Mirror, and revisiting Imaginations From The Other Side twenty years on.