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Metal Life Exclusive Interview With WATAIN

Metal Life Exclusive Interview With WATAIN

Black Metal Warfare Part 2 may have just ended over the weekend, but the impact made by Watain over the nation will be remembered for years to come. Our reporter Karila spoke to the dark visionary himself, Erik Danielsson, about a brand new documentary project he is involved with and about his seemingly natural approach to media outlets.   You’ve had a very long and exciting 2015; from Black Metal Warfare part 1 and 2 with Mayhem and Revenge to […]

Metal Life Exclusive Interview With HAMMER HORDE

Metal Life Exclusive Interview With HAMMER HORDE

Hey Ryan thank for doing the interview! An interview with the Horde is a good interview indeed. Can you give us a brief history of Hammer Horde? Thank you for the interview, Diana!  Hammer Horde was formed back in mid-2007 by drummer Jayson Cessna and guitarist Derik Smith.  At the time, Jayson was drumming in my band, A Gruesome Find, and we had just released that band’s fourth album (first with Jayson on drums) and shortly after the release, the […]

LAMB OF GOD’s Randy Blythe Talks Addiction, Depression in Latest YouRock Video

LAMB OF GOD’s Randy Blythe Talks Addiction, Depression in Latest YouRock Video

While many people know that LAMB OF GOD‘s Randy Blythe served a terrifying overseas jail sentence, many people don’t know about his battles with alcoholism and depression. In this YouRock interview, Blythe dives into his struggles, noting how suffering from depression doesn’t always come from detrimental circumstances: “I was in a great place but I felt like I was dying. That’s the component of alcoholism and depression that’s really baffling to some people,” says Blythe. He also talks about how […]

Metal Life Exclusive Interview With Mike Schiff, Director Of “History Of Metal And Horror” Documentary

Metal Life Exclusive Interview With Mike Schiff, Director Of “History Of Metal And Horror” Documentary

Heavy Metal and the horror genre have always seemed to attracted each other, like a twisted moth eagerly dancing around an unholy flame. Both genres histories are so incredibly diverse and yet so intertwined  director Mike Schiff decided it was time to really dive in and explore the connection between metal and horror. In his up coming documentary, The History Of Metal And Horror, Mike and his incredibly talented team of metal and horror fanatics explore the links between the two by […]

Metal Life Exclusive Interview With Toxic Vision Clothing Founder Sharon Ehman

Metal Life Exclusive Interview With Toxic Vision Clothing Founder Sharon Ehman

Toxic Vision is a revolutionary clothing line that has forever changed the fashion game for metal. Owner Sharon Ehman is a true visionary, an independent artist that has blazed her own trail through the world of heavy metal clothing and beyond by creating, every week, a completely new line of her clothing that reflects what society fears most, outsiders. Each piece is handcrafted from cloth, steel, leather, wood; whatever she can lay hands on, which Sharon turns into deeply meaningful and […]

Metal Life Interview With #Horror Director Tara Subkoff

Metal Life Interview With #Horror Director Tara Subkoff

Tara Subkoff’s directorial debut,#horror, strikes at the root of cyber bullying to expose how quickly things often escalate in the world of teens and social media. Based on actual events, #horror gives an unflinching look into the bullying that is often times carelessly dished out by school mates and how parents themselves can be so wrapped up in social media that they ignore the warning signs of a child that is being bullied or acting out as one.  A few weeks ago I […]

Metal Life Interview With Daniel Wu, Star Of The New AMC Show “Into The Badlands”

Metal Life Interview With Daniel Wu, Star Of The New AMC Show “Into The Badlands”

  “INTO THE BADLANDS” Conference Call with Daniel Wu “Into the Badlands” Premiered on Sunday, November 15   Daniel Wu: Hi everyone.   Diana Marsh: Can you tell us about the location where it was shot?   Daniel Wu: Yes we shot in New Orleans and you know, a lot of productions go to New Orleans because of the huge tax credit there. You go film in Vancouver or New Orleans but a lot of people shoot in New Orleans and […]

Metal Life Exclusive Interview With Tarja Turunen (ex NIGHTWISH)

Metal Life Exclusive Interview With Tarja Turunen (ex NIGHTWISH)

1) You have a new album that was recently released (that is absolutely fantastic), could you please tell our readers about it? It is my very first classical debut called “Ave Maria-En Plein Air”. The album consists many different Ave Maria songs, some very known ones and others very rare ones. Also on the album there is my own composition of Ave Maria. This album was recorded in Church of the Plain in Seinäjoki, Finland in 3 days together with […]

Metal Life Exclusive Interview With Max Portnoy, Drummer Of NEXT TO NONE

Metal Life Exclusive Interview With Max Portnoy, Drummer Of NEXT TO NONE

Metal Life resident metal queen Diana recently interviewed Max Portnoy (son of DREAM THEATER’s Mike Portnoy), drummer of progressive metal band NEXT TO NONE. About NEXT TO NONE: Based out of the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania, the band features drummer Max Portnoy, guitarist Ryland Holland, bassist Kris Rank, and lead vocalist/keyboardist Thomas Cuce. At the ages of just 12 and 13, NEXT TO NONE began writing their own music and performing live around their home territory. A year later […]

Metal Life Interview With Eiza González Star Of ‘From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series’

Metal Life Interview With Eiza González Star Of ‘From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series’

I had the immense pleasure of being part of a conference call centered around El Ray’s tv series From Dusk Till Dawn Star Eiza Gonzalez. A limited number of journalists meant more time for Q and A, of which Gonzalez handled with much wit, grace, and heartfelt enthusiasm. Enjoy! -D http://www.elreynetwork.com/originals/from-dusk-till-dawn/ https://www.facebook.com/DuskElRey    

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