BY DANIELLE EVANS Danielle: What are you most excited about regarding the new album? Matt: What I’m most excited about – um, well the fact that it’s been about seven years since our last album. We just did the tour not too long ago but before that, we also hadn’t toured in like three years … Continue reading INTERVIEW: MATT SOTELO OF DECREPIT BIRTH
An institution can be relied on. Its foundations don’t shake due to the winds of change or tides of trends—no matter how volatile, omnipresent, or tenuous. With steadfast determination, drive, and dedication, Hatebreed cement themselves as one of heavy music’s strongest institutions on their seventh full-length offering and very first for Nuclear Blast worldwide, 2016’s … Continue reading INTERVIEW: HATEBREED’S CHRIS BEATTIE/Live @MrSmalls June 7
With an amazing lineup of Amon Amarth, Enslaved, and Skeletonwitch it was an amazingly cold February night that quickly heated up in Millvale at Mr. Small's. A completely sold out night had people offering upwards of $300 a ticket to get a glimpse of pure metal being handed down in one of the most brutal … Continue reading Pittsburgh Music Mag Speaks with Amon Amarth’s Ted Lundström
"Overall our band has a very unique edge, a party-animal personality and very exciting sound – when you listen to our music or come to our shows, it’s not just about listening to good music or watching a band. It’s like a party: we’re there with you having just as much fun as you are, … Continue reading The Romantic Era Interview with Pittsburgh Music Mag
A Dark, rainy, and dreary Halloween night in Pittsburgh, PA. The historic Strip District was once again packed with headbangers, some dressed for the holiday, gathering for a spectacular line-up of metal a The Altar Bar. Even though the weather was gloomy it truly was a perfect setting for an evening of thrash metal at … Continue reading Halloween Havok with Death Angel, Battlecross, 3 Inches of Blood, Diamond Plate, and Revocation: Pix and Interviews
NEUROTIC NOVEMBER’s Anunnaki is a complete mutiny of the senses, combining the best elements of hip-hop, rap, and metal to create what they’ve dubbed “rapcore”. Fans can stream the album this week only at MSN Music and Last.fm. Revolver Magazine is currently offering a glimpse into NEUROTIC NOVEMBER’s wildest dreams with the premiere of the music video for single “Nonchalant”. Check it out here! Officially … Continue reading Pittsburgh Music Magazine Interviews Paiste (drummer) of Neurotic November
The Devil Wears Prada is headed back out on the road in support of the new release (9/17) “8:18”. “The 8:18 Tour”, which will see the band accompanied by The Ghost Inside, Volumes and Texas In July (except in Pittsburgh where they will be playing with Once Nothing and Delusions Of Grandeur) is going to … Continue reading The Devil Wears Prada Talk to Pgh Music Mag…Halloween Show at Mr. Smalls in Pittsburgh!
Listen in as we check in with Josh from Stick To Your Guns at the Vans Warped tour as he talks to us about playing in the Glamour Kills Dodge Ball Tournament, why Eric from blessthefall was filling in on guitar for Chris on two dates on the tour (including Pittsburgh-check the pix), playing an … Continue reading Stick To Your Guns’ Josh Tells PGHMUSICMAG About Future Plans, The Warped Ethos, and Dodging Balls?
Jared "Dirty J" Watson of The Dirty Heads took some time to answer Pittsburgh Music Magazine's questions while they continue to tour and promote Cabin By The Sea. For tour dates and more check out...http://www.dirtyheads.com/ What first attracted you to reggae/ska type music? Well the actual music haha. The sonics of it, the message behind … Continue reading Dirty Heads Check In with PGHMUSICMAG From The Cabin By The Sea
Last night Metal Blade Recording artist, Job For A Cowboy, swept into Pittsburgh for the first night of their tour with Hatebreed, Every Time I Die, Terror and This is Hell. What followed was nothing short of brutality. The good kind. Having released "Demonacracy" a year ago in April 2012, JFAC has been hitting the … Continue reading Job For A Cowboy Leave Pittsburgh Tongueless and Bound (Pix and Interview Included)
“...the reason for living was to get ready to stay dead a long time.” ― William Faulkner, As I Lay Dying All photos property of AWeldingphoto © 2013 and Pittsburgh Music Magazine Here I am at Mr. Smalls in Millvale, approaching my mid forties, hunched down in a pit, attempting to snap some pictures of bands half my … Continue reading No Wasted Words from As I Lay Dying at Mr. Smalls in Millvale/Pittsburgh (interview, review, and pictorial)
In the first of a series highlighting women who are famous in various genres of entertainment and unabashed about their "metal" status, Pittsburgh Music Magazine reached out to Thee Metal Girl for many of us. You probably best know her as "Miss Box of Junk" from That Metal Show, but Jennifer Leah Gottlieb is poised … Continue reading The Girls of Metal Part 1: An Interview with That Metal Show’s Jennifer Gottlieb
The HAARP Machine brought their eclectic style of prog-metal to the Ironworks in Pittsburgh last night and showed all in attendance what the future of metal holds. Founded in 2007 out of England, HAARP belongs to an elite set of new comers who feel and sound like they have been ruling stages for decades. Their … Continue reading The HAARP Machine is Perfectly in Tune (Pittsburgh Review with Interview)
Unfortunately I missed IAMDYNAMITE when they came through Pittsburgh in November because of the head cold that melted my head. Luckily those who attended the show at Altar Bar had their heads melted with a raucous spectacle. Any comments from people that attended the show would be appreciated. The grapevine produced raved reviews. Love this … Continue reading IAMDYNAMITE Likes Pittsburgh’s Beards and Girls With Tattoos
From a broken home in a small town outside of Philadelphia to graduating Georgetown University in 3 years to working on Wall Street to CEO of Revel Music Group, Coley is on a mission to inspire the undaunted pursuit of your dreams while not taking yourself so seriously. Perseverance has driven Coley through years of … Continue reading PMM Interviews Coley, CEO of Revel Music Group and MC
Being an unabashed Queensryche fan since the 80's, I have had the pleasure of seeing them perform in this city many times. The first time I caught 'The Rhyce' was at Mancini's (now Club Erotica) in McKees Rocks. It did not take too many years for them to play the Civic Arena and First Pavilion … Continue reading Kings and Thieves: The Geoff Tate Interview 10.24.12