Band Interview: Epica

Matt Albers One of Europe’s strongest contributing scenes to metal in the past two decades has been all of the female-fronted symphonic metal acts. Bands that formed in the mid 1990s like Nightwish, Within Temptation, and Lacuna Coil started a movement of strong, beautiful, operatic female vocals and neo-classical symphonic elements juxtaposed over driving heavy metal guitar…

Band Interview: Kylesa

Matt Albers In just over the past decade, one of the most prominent bands to come out of Savannah, Georgia’s renowned music scene is sludge metal group Kylesa. Their unique approach to songwriting, incorporating practically boundless influences, has gained them notoriety and respect among the metal and underground rock community. The quintet is set to release their…