Posted Dec. 23, 2017, 4:41 a.m.
SPB: You and Bobby Kapp come from two different eras of the NY free jazz scene. What did you discover in your recording sessions, about ... read more
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 Flames, Thee Silver Mt. Zion ... read more
Posted Aug. 6, 2017, 3:49 p.m.
After a five year wait, avantgarde black metal outfit Dodecahedron unleashed upon the world their sophomore record, Kwintessens. Catching up with Michel Nienhuis, guitarist and ... read more
Posted July 25, 2017, 9:03 p.m.
Bobby Kapp SPB: You (and Matthew Shipp) come from two different eras of the NY free jazz scene. What did you discover in your recording ... read more
Posted July 12, 2017, 9:07 p.m.
Amirtha Kidambi SPB: Your new album features a fair deal of spiritual themes, for instance the themes of creation, destruction, rebirth and repetition. Do you ... read more
Posted July 5, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
Leo Ashline (Street Sects) SPB: There is a fair amount of your new album that was written focusing on the subject of addiction, which stemmed ... read more
Posted May 23, 2017, 9:01 p.m.
Okkyung Lee SPB: You have a classical background in your musical upbringing, but moved further and further into the experimental scene when you moved to ... read more
Posted May 16, 2017, 1:58 a.m.
Justin Walter recently released his new album, the fantastic Unseen Forces, masterfully conducting a sonic journey through the abstract realms of experimentalism. To further understand ... read more
Posted May 1, 2017, 3:59 p.m.
Unearthly Trance is not your usual extreme metal band. Since day one, and the release of their debut album, they have been alchemically working towards ... read more
Posted Oct. 31, 2016, 4:26 p.m.
Psalm Zero returns a few years after the release of their debut album The Drain with the excellent Stranger to Violence. In this interview Charlie ... read more
Posted June 21, 2016, 3:35 p.m.
In 2015 SUMAC released their debut album, The Deal, offering a first taste of their musical vision. Heavy riffs and unearthly grooves, coupled with a ... read more
Posted June 4, 2016, 8:38 a.m.
The story of Tombs has been nothing if not turbulent. Line-up changes have been a constant issue with the band, but they have not affected ... read more
Posted June 1, 2016, 3:29 a.m.
Aideen SPB: How did you get started as a music writer? And what was it that drove you to that direction? Aideen: I don't have ... read more
Posted April 28, 2016, 1:53 a.m.
Setting out to create the most twisted and disgusting pop record ever created, The Body certainly achieved that goal with their latest album, No One ... read more
Posted Jan. 31, 2016, 2:09 p.m.
Craw is a band that flew under the radar for most of its career, retaining an underground fame through the '90s and releasing three great ... read more
Posted Sept. 6, 2015, 5 p.m.
Blind Idiot God have been one of the iconic extreme experimental bands since their inception back in the '80s. Their career was taking off with ... read more
Posted April 26, 2015, 12:04 a.m.
Skye (Terminal Sound System) SPB: Your use of effects in Dust Songs reveals a quite out of the box thinking from your part. Can you describe the ... read more
Posted March 18, 2015, 11:51 p.m.
Botanist SPB: In the recent years you have included musicians in order to perform live as Botanist. I wonder if that change has also affected ... read more
Posted Feb. 17, 2015, 12:35 p.m.
Universe217 SPB: As far as I know you record your music at your own studio. Do you think that that allows you to be more ... read more
Posted Feb. 7, 2015, 12:21 a.m.
Marc Euvrie (The Eye of Time) SPB: In your self-titled album, you had a more aggressive outlook and quite a different instrumentation for your music. ... read more
Posted Feb. 7, 2015, 12:07 a.m.
Loren (Scene Point Blank) SPB: Which is the most difficult and which is the most enjoyable part of being an editor for a music webzine? ... read more
Posted Feb. 1, 2015, 4:55 p.m.
Mamiffer have been going for quite some time, but the recent shift of style for the band has signaled a new era for the duo. ... read more
Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 2:59 a.m.
Founded in 1993 by Aaron Turner (of Isis and Mammifer, among more), Hydrahead made a very big impact on the underground music scene of the ... read more
Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 1:58 a.m.
Tristan Shone (Author and Punisher) SPB: You are building your own instruments and that is quite impressive on its own. How do you go about ... read more
Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 1:52 a.m.
Jackson Heath (Lycus, guitar/vocals) SPB: You manage to build an impressive atmosphere in your records which also enhances your lyrical themes. What inspires your lyrics? ... read more
Posted Oct. 13, 2014, 4:04 p.m.
Back in 2009, When All Became None, the debut album from Coffinworm was dropped like a bomb in the midst of the extreme metal scene. ... read more
Posted April 25, 2014, 1:34 a.m.
The Devil SPB: In your debut album you are using a wide variety of vocal samples from famous speeches. Do you believe that a vocal ... read more
Posted April 21, 2014, 3:09 p.m.
Originally founded back in 2002 as a side project of Antaeus, Aosoth were reinvented in 2006 and have been terrorizing the metal audience since. IV: ... read more
Posted Feb. 2, 2014, 3:01 p.m.
The Psyke Project has been releasing since the early ‘00s. Samara, Daikini, Apnea, and Dead Storm gave way to the next logical step of their ... read more
Posted Nov. 30, 2013, 5:15 p.m.
After a series of demos, EPs and splits, blackened doom/sludge overlords Sadgiqacea released their debut full length False Prism, a devastating album of raw energy ... read more
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