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 […]
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 […]
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.
This particular line-up swung by Dublin’s Voodoo Lounge in November. The crowd was guaranteed a myriad of different styles but all equally heavy in their own right. I ventured up to check on affairs.
Crane Lane hosted this event on behalf of Music Generation Cork. On a cold December evening, I went along for this acoustic show from the former Queensryche frontman.
An interview I conducted with lead guitarist from Entombed A.D. We covered the emerging of fresh death metal bands, changing styles and opening new boundaries for the band.
I met with the lead signer of legendary Canadian band, Voivod, prior to their show in November. We discussed issues such as the strain of being on tour, passing down the mantle to younger bands and the dedication of their fans.