Photo Courtesy of Blacklight Media / Metal Blade Records
I’ve posted my first interview of 2017 with vocalist Jake Oni of the Ontario progressive metalcore band ONI, the first metal act to feature the “xylo-synth.” You can also read about my favourite comic books and albums of 2016, and listen to my interview with Greece’s unlikely musical ambassadors Rotting Christ.
Photo Courtesy of Rotting Christ
Zombitrol Productions wishes you and yours a very happy holiday season. Please enjoy my latest interview with Sakis Tolis, frontman of the long-running black metal band Rotting Christ, one of Greece’s most well-known cultural exports. Find out what film scores have inspired their recent albums, and whether they still get in trouble for their infamous band name. You can listen to it now in the Interviews section.
Poster by Jen Pilles
My latest interview is with Rage Against the Machine bassist Tim Commerford, who has a new avant-garde punk band called Wakrat. Read it now in the Interviews section. Also please join me for the first-ever Zombitrol Metal Party tonight (Tuesday, November 29th) at Coalition (282 Augusta Ave.) in Toronto for an evening of headbanging and an all-metal set from looper / one-man-band Jack Moves. Only $2 with your ticket from the Metallica, Steel Panther, or Stevie Nicks shows, or $5 without.
Photo by Andrew Epstein
Head to the Interviews section to see my two latest pieces for A Journal of Musical Things: a record-shopping excursion with The Trews in celebration of their first Greatest Hits compilation, as well as a chat with Tool / A Perfect Circle / Puscifer frontman Maynard James Keenan about his new biography and his experiences north of the border.