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Orphaned Land

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Orphaned Land

Posted May 8, 2018, 3:49 p.m.

Orphaned Land have been at the forefront of heavy music with a meaning ever since their inception in 1992. The Israeli band recently released their sixth full length - Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs - which is a record full of hope and protest. Orphaned Land have always had a message and bassist Uri Zelcha has given us some insight as to what that message is, what it means to the band, and what we can expect from them going forward. Scene Point Blank: For those not familiar with Orphaned Land is it possible that you can you talk about why you formed the band and what your mission is? Uri Zelcha: When me and Kobi (Farhi - vocals) started the band we were ...

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Nick Hodgson

Interviews Nick Hodgson

Posted April 8, 2018, 12:55 p.m.

“It’s like a divorce. You can be as friendly as you like but there’s always a bit of an energy,” says erstwhile Kaiser ...

Max Cavalera (Sepultura/Soulfly)

Interviews Max Cavalera (Sepultura/Soulfly)

Posted March 10, 2018, 12:21 p.m.

Max Cavalera has been a prominent contributor to heavy music for decades. March 8th, 2018 marked 23 years since the release of an album Cavalera ...

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Moneen

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

After several weeks on the Warped Tour, SPB got a chance to catch up with Moneen singer/guitarist Kenny Bridges about Vagrant records, the military, songwriting and cats. Scene Point Blank: How did you end up signing? Kenny: We were really lucky for Vagrant to find us. I think how it went was our first full length got put out through Hopeless Distrubution in the States, which then fell into someone's hands, which then passed it onto another person, who then gave it to someone else and kept happening until it ended up in Rich from Vagrant's hands ...

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The Sword

Interviews The Sword

Posted March 10, 2018, 12:16 p.m.

The Sword barrel down the highway bludgeoning passers-by with thick southern riffs, warped Sci-Fi, and a groove that may hit ...

Father Murphy

Interviews Father Murphy

Posted Feb. 27, 2018, noon

“Year by year, release after release, Father Murphy music became the soundtrack of our lives. It was always out of ...

Hiatus

Interviews Hiatus

Posted Dec. 12, 2017, 2:32 p.m.

The closing track on electronic musician Hiatus' latest album All the Troubled Hearts immediately catches you off guard. The gravelly ...

Big|Brave

Interviews Big|Brave

Posted Nov. 23, 2017, 3:50 p.m.

Mathieu Ball is one of two guitarists for Montreal’s Big|Brave. The trio does not offer a bass player ...

Thoughts of Ionesco

Interviews Thoughts of Ionesco

Posted Oct. 22, 2017, 4:31 p.m.

In June of 2006 Seventh Rule Recordings released a collection titled, The Scar is Our Watermark. This was my introduction ...

Rebecca Foon (Saltland)

Interviews Rebecca Foon (Saltland)

Posted Sept. 3, 2017, 2:11 p.m.

Rebecca Foon is a prominent member of the Montreal experimental music scene. Having participated in acts like Set Fires to ...

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