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Episode #212: Melissa Bonny – Vocalist of the Symphonic Metal Band ‘Ad Infinitum’, Debut Album Chapter 1: Monarchy Out Now Via Napalm Records

The guest for this episode is Melissa Bonny, vocalist of the symphonic metal band Ad Infinitum, who just released their debut album Chapter 1: Monarchy on April 3rd via Napalm Records. Melissa is also the lead singer of the trance metal band Rage Of Light, and most importantly, we share the same birthday on January 23rd!


Episode #211: Jennie Skulander – Lead Vocalist of the New Zealand Metal Band ‘Devilskin’, New Album RED Available Now

The guest for this episode is Jennie Skulander, lead vocalist of the New Zealand metal band Devilskin. The four-piece band formed in 2010 released their fourth studio album RED this past Friday. During our talk, Jennie Skulander shared with us the making of RED, her upbringing in music including previously fronting the band Slipping Tongue, the culture in New Zealand, and so much more.


Episode #207: Zuberoa Aznáres & Gorka Elso of the Classically-Inspired Spanish Metal Band ‘Diabulus in Musica’, New Album Euphonic Entropy Available Now

The guests for this episode are Zuberoa Aznáres and Gorka Elso of the classically-inspired Spanish metal band Diabulus in Musica, who have a new album Euphonic Entropy available now via Napalm Records. During our chat, we talked about the inspirations behind the new album including the birth of their second child. We also go into their family traditions and how that goes into their music, along with the song “Otoi”, which features lyrics entirely in the Basque language. They share a lot of historical knowledge about their homeland, language, and their families in this interview that was incredibly interesting to learn.


Episode #206: Dirk Scharsich aka Danger Dirk 3000, Guitarist of Ninja-Themed Power Metal Band ‘Victorius’, New Album Space Ninjas From Hell Available Now

The guest for this episode is Dirk Scharsich aka Danger Dirk 3000, guitarist of ninja-themed Power Metal band Victorius, new album Space Ninjas From Hell available now via Napalm Records. The band combines ancient Samurai stories and intergalactic mystery. During our chat, Dirk shares with us the making of Space Ninja From Hell with all if its Japanese myths and bold anthems about the most intergalactic space adventure, along with his love of Batman.



Breakin’ Recordz #9: Larissa Stupar – Lead Vocalist of the Welsh Death Metal Band ‘Venom Prison’

The guest for this episode is Larissa Stupar, lead vocalist of the Welsh death metal band Venom Prison. Last year, they released their second studio album Samsara via Prosthetic Records. This interview with Larissa was recorded at their Detroit stop at The Sanctuary during their tour last Fall. Larissa shared with us the progression of the band, the writing and recording of Samsara, touring in the states, and her own upbringing.


Breakin’ Recordz #6: Lena of the Moldova-based metal band Infected Rain, new album Endorphin available now via Napalm Records

The guest for this episode is Lena, the multi-faceted vocalist of the Moldova-based metal band Infected Rain. The band recently released their fourth studio album, Endorphin, via Napalm Records, along with a stunning video for their single “Black Gold” (embedded below). Discovering her love for metal as a teenager, music has always been a passion for Lena, her own type of drug and a reason for living.


Episode #170: Derrick Vella – Guitarist of Toronto Death Metal Band ‘Tomb Mold’, New Album “Planetary Clairvoyance” Out Now Via 20 Buck Spin (Recorded at The Sanctuary in Detroit)

The guest for this episode is Derrick Vella, guitarist of the Toronto death metal band Tomb Mold, who have a new album Planetary Clairvoyance out now via 20 Buck Spin. This interview was recorded when Tomb Mold stopped at The Sanctuary in Detroit during their recent tour with Superstition. During our chat, we talked about the origins of the band, their new album, how they gained their fan base, and the Toronto music scene, among much more.



Episode #159: Nikki Misery – Guitarist for Metal Band ‘New Years Day’, New Album “Unbreakable” Out Now, Currently on Headlining Tour, Upcoming Tours with Godsmack, In This Moment, Halestorm

EPISODE #159: NIKKI MISERY – IN THIS EPISODE: On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our…