Mammothfest – The Metal Observer interview with Steve Dickson

 

The last of three articles on the awesome Mammothfest in Brighton – Day One and Two reviews already published on 21 October.

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A TMO Interview With Altair’s Luca Scalabrin

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…

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A TMO Interview With Kaledon’s Alex Mele

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…

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“If Climax is the nuclear explosion, the party so to speak, then Dreamcrash is the comedown the next day.” – A TMO Interview With Grave Pleasures’ Mat McNerney

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Grave Pleasures frontman Mat McNerney, aka. Kvohst, talks about moving on, dancing, and the rush of pushing forward.

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An Interview With Jean-Pierre Abboud

Photo by Wayne William Archibald

Photo by Wayne William Archibald

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.

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“I can’t imagine being without those lyrics.” – A TMO Interview With Marcus Siepen: Part 2

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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.

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“Blind Guardian is a metal band. Period.” – A TMO interview with Marcus Siepen: Part 1

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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.

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