Interview: Brittney Slayes of UNLEASH THE ARCHERS on The Pandemic, Twitch, and More

Vancouver melodic metal band Unleash the Archers has been fighting the good fight since 2007, and just released their fifth studio album in August 2020. When one of our Patreon subscribers suggested we interview their killer frontwoman Brittney Slayes, I wondered if “The Little Blog That Could” would even get a response from this Billboard-charting… Continue reading Interview: Brittney Slayes of UNLEASH THE ARCHERS on The Pandemic, Twitch, and More

AltCtrlToob: Saturday Morning Cartoons with Xenosis, Sacred Ash, and Wildstreet

Meant to post this installment of AltCtrlToob like a week ago, but sometimes grown-up things get in the way…. This morning, er, afternoon I’m riding the high of a fun show at one of the only Connecticut indie venues left, #thankfreakinggodforcherrystreet.  It’s the perfect time to make a fresh pot of coffee and pull up… Continue reading AltCtrlToob: Saturday Morning Cartoons with Xenosis, Sacred Ash, and Wildstreet

Listening Lately: There and Back Again with Green Druid, Visigoth, and Shadow Witch

One thing these columns have made me realize is that I do most of my serious music listening in the car — so a recent three-hour round trip was the perfect opportunity to soak in some new tunes.  My band was playing a show in Norwich, which is our furthest destination to date; drummer Chris… Continue reading Listening Lately: There and Back Again with Green Druid, Visigoth, and Shadow Witch

TICKET GIVEAWAY: Sacred Oath // Awaken // Shadow Kingdom // Darkest Shade 8/28 at Cherry Street

Need your power metal fix?  Ear One Productions has you covered with Power Metal Fest 2015, ft. Darkest Shade, Shadow Kingdom, Awaken, and Connecticut “OGs” Sacred Oath.  Have a listen: Fallen by Sacred Oath And guess what?  You and a guest can go for free, courtesy of Ear One.  Enter using the Rafflecopter widget below — and… Continue reading TICKET GIVEAWAY: Sacred Oath // Awaken // Shadow Kingdom // Darkest Shade 8/28 at Cherry Street

When in Rome, We Interview FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE

  On June 24, 2014, I along with my Uruguayan sister Andrusky were given the opportunity to speak with Tommaso Riccardi, lead singer and guitar player of FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE at Gramercy Theater in NYC, the second stop of the Conquers of the World Tour they are on with Septicflesh and Necronomicon (a local band called… Continue reading When in Rome, We Interview FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE