Tag: Tempe

Nov 25

Chris Boltendahl of Grave Digger discussed touring North America

With 35 years of experience and more than 18 albums under their belt, Grave Digger is one of the most influential and yet one of the most underrated heavy metal bands out there. Their career started in Germany at the time that bands like Running Wild, Rage & Helloween were opening the path of heavy …

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Oct 26

Mark Heylmun of Suicide Silence discussed touring with Korn & the new EP Sacred Words

After a little over a year since Suicide Silence released their last studio album You Can’t Stop Me, Suicide Silence have returned to the North American roads in one of their biggest tour ever. This time around they are closing the album cycle for You Can’t Stop Me, and giving support to KoRn on their 20th anniversary tour, before they …

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Oct 14

Bobby “Blitz” of Overkill talks North American Tour & White Devil Armory

Ever since I got to see Overkill in Bogotá, Colombia in front of over 100.000 people at Rock Al Parque 2011, they have become along with Exodus and Death Angel one my favorite thrash metal bands to see live. Their new album White Devil Armory is brutal as fuck, and their previous work, The Electric …

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Oct 12

Michael Romeo of Symphony X on touring & the impact of Underworld

Since it’s very conception Symphony X has always maintained a strong connection with their fan-base not only through their music, but also on they way they are,  they are just a bunch of nice guys that would talk with anyone. Just last week minutes after the band’s show in Tempe, AZ. I came across with …

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Aug 24

Michael Amott discussed Summer Slaughter 2015 and Arch Enemy’s next move.

While in the last days of the Summer Slaughter tour 2015, Arch Enemy stopped in Tempe, AZ last week as the band prepares to finish their North American campaign before returning to Europe this week. But a shy attendance that wasn’t even the shadow of the crowd that received them last November while toured North America …

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Jun 03

Paavo & Mikko of Apocalyptica discussed Shadowmaker and their North American tour 2015.

Apocalyptica always has been, and it will be an interesting band to see live. They play metal with cellos, if that is not the very embodiment of symphonic metal, I don’t know what else it could be. Most recently the band released their 8th studio album titled Shadowmaker after five years from the released of …

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May 21

Max & Iggor Cavalera on touring, the new Cavalera Conspiracy & Football

Heavy metal brothers Max & Iggor Cavalera just finished one of the longest North American tour that Cavalera Conspiracy has ever done. Since their latest album, Pandemonium was released last November. Cavalera Conspiracy was on the road this year with Death Angel, Corrosion Of Conformity (Blind) & Lody Kong, not only promoting the new album, but destroying …

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May 18

Tuomas Holopainen of Nightwish talked to us about touring North America & Endless Forms Most Beautiful

As a band that has been the pioneer of a metal genre that had influenced thousands of bands around the world, and whose fans are counted among millions worldwide, Nightwish, is considered one of the best metal bands around the world. With the release of their eight studio album Endless Forms Most Beautiful, the band …

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May 14

Joakim Brodén of Sabaton talked to us touring North America, Heroes, and ideas for the next album.

Sabaton‘s popularity have grown a lot since their first US tour back in 2012, they had become an interesting and fun band to watch live, not only the thematic aspect of their lyrics or how fresh their heavy metal style is are part of the appealing this band has. But, there is also the charisma that …

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Mar 27

American Head Charge discussed touring & Tango Umbrella with The Age Of Metal

Some say Nu metal ? Others industrial? But Whatever you want to call it – it is heavy, alive and well as Minneapolis musicians, American Head Charge, continue on their tour supporting the rebirth of Coal Chamber. Since 2011 the guys of American Head Charge have rekindled and went on to sign with Napalm Records for their …

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Dec 01

Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque at Marquee Theater. Tempe, AZ (11/25/14)

I remember going to the Suicide Girls’s Blackheart Burlesque date in Tempe, AZ last year. It was my first time and I didn’t know what to expect at the time, after the show was over, I couldn’t believe how good it was, it blew my mind. So, I decided to dig a little deeper, and this year …

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