The Rogue Files: Shattered

Tell us about your band. Hello, we are Shattered! A Thrash / Black Metal band out of the Tampa Bay area. Founded in 2014. What are you working on currently (album, tour, music video, etc.)? Shattered is currently working on our new album named Skinwalker which will be released this year. If you were asked…

The Rogue Files: Mondo Bear

Tell us about your band. Mondo Bear is a rock band rooted in psychedelia and progressive rock. We write long, riff-heavy and driving atmospheric music, while still trying to retain some of that pop-sensibility. The result is a sound somewhere between fuzzed out psychedelia and solid rock songs. What are you working on currently (album,…

The Rogue Files: Vanilla Sugar

  Tell us about your band. Vanilla Sugar is made of Alternative / Electronic music, a pop vocal sensibility, mixed with a Metal influence. What are you working on currently (album, tour, music video, etc.)? I just released my new album, “She”. It is available to stream everywhere! I am fresh off a January US…

Rogue Files: Interview with Forget Conformity

Tell us about your band. We are Forget Conformity based out of Fort Worth, Texas. We’re an American Metal-core outfit that incorporates nuances of multiple other genres to solidify a noticeable and unexpected sound. What are you working on currently (album, tour, music video, etc.)? We’re currently booking a summer tour stretching from Texas through…

The Rogue Files: Interview with Lucifour M

Tell us about your band.   We are a band of 3 (sometimes 4) mates….coming from Italy, based sometimes there, sometimes in Berlin or London, where our labels Sonar Kollektiv and K7 Records are. We play pop music with a very open approach, from R&B to Metal, from Pop to Soul or Funk or anything…

The Rogue Files: Interview with Bleeding Raven

  Tell us about your project. BLEEDING RAVEN is an ‘aggrotech’/industrial pursuit. I call it ‘dungeon trash’ lol It grew out of another project called Gnostic Gorilla which is more Gothic/Dark wave/Industrial. The sound (Bleeding Raven) is abrasive, haunting, creepy and even in some ways bizarre. What are you working on currently (album, tour, music…

Album Review: Leprous – Pitfalls

Typically, a quick background on a band is given to present context when publicly reviewing a new album. However, to bring up what Leprous has done in the past, to describe where they are currently seems genuinely ineffective in the case of Pitfalls.  What the new listener needs to know, is that Leprous is a…