Interview with Dave Thompson

UK Hardcore band, Raging Speedhorn, made their first appearance in Cork in nearly ten years as part of their recent Irish tour.  I spoke with their bassist after the show in Crane Lane.  He spoke about starting all over again with their new self-titled album, life on the road and their opinions on the state […]

Auditory Schrapnell

A double serving of metal from up west.  The first comes from Hardcore noise necks, Ilenkus.  Their recent foray into progressive and post-metal sounds, has been distilled into something more direct.  Does it work however?  The second comes from sludge crew, Ten Ton Slug.  They have had a busy year so far including a slot […]

Interview with Geoff Tate

Prior to his show in Crane Lane, I spoke with the former Queensryche singer.  From his home in Seattle, we spoke about a variety of different subjects.  From the need to fund organisations involved in helping people get into music to his various collaborations to his links to Ireland and Cork especially.