Tag: Century Media Records

Dec 26

Chris Barretto of Monuments discussed The Amanuensis, and touring North America.

The Abstract Reality North American Tour began early November of this year. The line-up included the talents of British technical band, Monuments, the djent techniques of instrumental band, Animals as Leaders, and the legendary Devin Townsend Project. On December 15th, the tours third to last stop happened to be right here in the heart of downtown Mesa, AZ, …

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Nov 29

Warrel Dane of Sanctuary talked to us about The Year The Sun Died and a tentative Nevermore reunion

Since their success in the late 80’s and early 90’s Sanctuary has become more of a cult band that now has decided to re-surface with a new album under their belt. The musical baby of Warrel Dane sounds more powerful and strong than before. The Year The Sun Died is the irrefutable proof that Sanctuary …

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Nov 28

Parker Jameson of Starkill talked to us about Virus Of The Mind

Chicago native melodic metallers Starkill released last month one of the best albums of 2014. Virus Of The Mind, had on it the perfect mix between the influences of this young quartet, and the sound that they are creating on their own. Besides releasing the album, they when on a little North American tour with …

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Nov 18

Arch Enemy at Marquee Theater. Tempe, AZ (11/14/14)

One of the more extreme metal packages announced this year passed through Tempe, AZ this past Friday. Arch Enemy, Kreator, Huntress, and Starkill were the reason to look forward for the end of the week. The package itself was aimed for various extreme metal fans, whether you like Arch Enemy or Starkill, there was enough for everyone. …

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Oct 22

Gus G talked to us about, touring, I Am The Fire, and his solo career.

Well known guitar player Gus G (Firewind & Ozzy Osbourne) released his first solo album I Am The Fire early this year. The album is a complex hard rock album that features several musical collaborations and guest appearances, the result of the album is an array of diverse musical textures, that takes you deep in the …

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Oct 20

At The Gates – At War With Reality (2014)

At War with Reality album cover

After their sudden and shocking breakup in 1996, At the Gates seemed to be destined to disappear into metal history books. However, that all changed in 2008 when they got back together to play a few shows and, as guitarist Anders Björler stated, it was a way of “getting closure.” They continued to tour in …

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Oct 15

Starkill – Virus Of The Mind (2014)

Chicago’s very own Starkill return this year with their sophomore album Virus Of The Mind. Following the success left by their début album Fires Of Life, and their great touring campaign with Wintersun & Fleshgod Apocalypse in North America last year, and with Turisas in Europe at the beginning of this year. These melodic metallers …

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Aug 22

Warrel Dane of Sanctuary talked to us about The Year The Sun Died and the upcoming west coast tour

Seattle, WA can not be only recognized for being the cradle of the Grunge movement during the early 90’s, it is also the home of Sanctuary. An short-lived progressive metal band that released two of the most important works at the time; Refuge Denied in 1987 (Battle Angels anyone?) and Into The Mirror Black in 1989. Records …

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Aug 14

Jensen of The Haunted talked to us about Exit Wounds

After two years of silence, and a hiatus that ended with the band’s return to the spotlight at this year’s 70.000 tons of metal cruise. The Haunted will release a new album this August 25th (Europe), and September 2nd (North America), the new record titled Exit Wounds sees the return of former members; Marco Aro (vocals) and Adrian Erlandsson …

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Jun 13

Tobias Cristiansson of The Dagger discussed with us the band’s self-titled debut album.

There is a moment in the life of every musician during which he/she decides to move away from the musical path they have developed and do something completely different. That was the case of Fred Estby (ex-Dismember), David Blomqvist (ex-Dismember), and Tobias Cristiansson (Grave, ex-Dismember) After their time with Dismember was over, they decided to create something musically different from what they have …

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