Author: Colette Claire

CRADLE OF FILTH – Dani Filth on Victorian Ghosts, Nudity, & Heavy Metal in CRYPTORIANA

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Formed in England in 1991, Cradle Of Filth have solidified their place as one of the most popular extreme metal bands in history. The band generated an immediate underground buzz with their early demos and their debut album The Principle Of Evil Made Flesh in 1994, and subsequently released other seminal albums like Dusk…And Her… Read more »


SEVEN DAY SLEEP – A Home for Disgusting Fairies

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  Seven Day Sleep is an independent band based out of LA who recently Released their first EP A Home For Disgusting Fairies. The members of the band include Sofia Ruszczyk on Vocals, Can Temiz on Bass and synths, Okan Isik on Guitar, and new addition Jesse Farmer on Drums. The EP was produced and… Read more »


The Dramatic Fairytale of – SEVEN DAY SLEEP

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Seven Day Sleep is a very new band. However, this does not mean that they lack talent or professionalism. They bring something new to the table with an interesting blend of metalcore and gothic drama on their first release, an EP entitled A Home For Disgusting Fairies.  The members consist of Sofia Ruszczyk on Vocals,… Read more »


The Bizarre Life of Darin “Dangerous D” Malfi: Blood, Sweat & More Blood

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Anyone who has gone to a major rock festival or turned on a television recently has potentially been confronted by Darin “Dangerous D” Malfi and one of his deranged stunts. Malfi is a  professional sideshow performer, stuntman, and actor who currently owns and runs the largest traveling circus sideshow in the world, The Dangerous D… Read more »


ATREYU’s Jacobs & Miguel – Festivals, New Material & Their Hiatus

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On May 27 2017, Atreyu played at the Blackest of the Black Fest in Oak Canyon Park, Silverado, California. Oak Canyon Park is a sprawling 750-acre forested area in Orange County with mountains, a lake, plus fishing & camping. It was a sufficiently remote and creepy setting for the two-day long event that included sword… Read more »


BOBAFLEX – Bury ‘Em With Their Guns On

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It’s rare these days to find a decent band that plays really good straight up rock n’ roll, but Bobaflex is one of the rare exceptions to this rule. Originating in Mason, West Virginia, Bobaflex was formed back in 1998 by brothers Shaun and Martin McCoy, who both play guitar and share vocal duties.  The… Read more »


DOYLE – Doyle II: As We Die

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Guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein, from the legendary band the Misfits, is releasing the second album with his eponymous band Doyle. Doyle II: As We Die, is being released via EMP Label Group, the label of Megadeth bassist David Ellefson. This is in conjunction with Doyle’s own Monsterman Records, which released the band’s first album… Read more »


DOYLE WOLFGANG VON FRANKENSTEIN – A Man of Few Words

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In case you weren’t aware, Misfit’s Guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein also has an eponymous band called Doyle. Their music continues in the same vein as Von Frankenstein’s former project Gorgeous Frankenstein, pairing metal riffs with punk rock beats and covering horror themed subject matter such as death, monsters, and chicks. The music is admittedly… Read more »


NINE INCH NAILS – Not The Actual Events

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When a band has a long career, it is inevitable that fans will disagree on what constitutes the “real” signature sound of that group. There are certainly many different schools of thought when it comes to Nine Inch Nails (or NIN for short), the industrial-alternative rock band founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor. On one… Read more »


GWAR’s Matt Maguire Talks Comics, Crowdfunding and Carnage

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Those who are familiar with the twisted enterprise that is GWAR should also know about the “Slave Pit,” a team of artists and musicians that have helped GWAR be as evil as possible throughout the years. Matt Maguire is a well known member of this team who joined in 1993. He went on small tours… Read more »


Life of Agony’s ALAN ROBERT On Coloring Books, Comics, and Life of Agony’s Triumphant Return

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Those of us who were angry teenagers in the 1990’s probably fondly remember the band Life of Agony and their influential albums River Runs Red and Ugly. What some may not know is that its bassist and one of its founding members Alan Robert is also an accomplished comic book artist.  In the past few… Read more »


BLOODY HAMMERS – From the Cold Dark Mountains of Transylvania, North Carolina

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Anders Manga, best known for his solo darkwave/gothic dance music, formed the gothic doom band Blood Hammers in 2012. Now releasing their fourth album entitled A Lovely Sort of Death, their second album with Napalm Records, Bloody Hammers has clearly become more than just a side project for Manga. When he first created Bloody Hammers, Manga… Read more »