“We have rule regarding the sets, that it has to include a song from each of the albums which is becoming more and more difficult.”

Folk metal titans ENSIFERUM are back and they mean business. They are due to unleash a new album into the midst next month and it may be one of their best records to date. Whilst representing Distorted Sound Magazine, I spoke to bassist Sami Hinkka about the upcoming release, their live shows and getting the right balance of old and […]

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“The song ‘Radio Headphones’ is about mass produced shit on the radio that most of us have to listen to but don’t really want to listen to.”

With their EP being released today; I interviewed THE FAMILY’s frontman Matthew ‘Bax’ Baxendale for Distorted Sound Magazine. Here we speak of their EP, society’s fixation with social media and their recent rising from the ashes of former Hardcore act DEAD HARTS. So Bax, how are you doing this evening? Not bad thank you, it’s […]

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“It shows that you don’t have to necessarily be a heavy metal singer to start singing heavy metal.”

Over the past few years BATTLE BEAST have become one of Finland’s rising stars in Heavy Metal. Their powerful music reaching the airwaves and their passionate live performances gaining interest on a worldwide scale. Could they join the list of Finnish Metal legends along the likes of NIGHTWISH, SONATA ARCTICA and CHILDREN OF BODOM? Most […]

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‘In my opinion I find it so hilarious; we are actually causing a controversial with “That Song”. ‘

AMARANTHE are a musical evolution within the community and in the short space of five years since releasing their first album their fan base has grown and becoming the hot topic of conversation. They have a new studio album due to be released and a tour with SONIC SYNDICATE coming up. I caught bassist Johan Andreassen for […]

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“In a way it’s new but with old school features that can elevate the album as an art form again.”

This was my first interview for Distorted Sound magazine, it was with AVATAR frontman Johannes Eckerström and we chatted about various items such as their latest album, about songs being radio friendly and tales about animals. How are you doing on this lovely evening? I’m doing well, now there’s a blue sky outside and here I am […]

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