Intimate, personal, in-depth interviews, portraits and insight reports
The Metal Way Of Life presents Alex Odin who loves underground metal and travelling to gigs all over. Although he has been living in Germany for approximately two decades by now his view on metal, the world and his opinions are still affected by his history in the early years of post-soviet period in Belarus.
Sirkuit Preikker is Samuli Peltola's mental health outlet. Living with mental disorders is living in hell. Samuli and the author share their own hells to crash the stigmata and inspire to speak openly of what it is: a disease.
Mjatt Lee is part of a circle of young musicians from the deep South of Taiwan who work on different musical projects together. One of them being Abyss of Gehenna, which has signed with the Ukrainian label Reality Fade for the release of their debut album. Another of these projects is a slam band Emasculated Vituperation which has signed with the Indonesian label Brutal Mind and is making a splash in the extreme world with their debut album.
A wunderkind he is, Nikhil, engaged in several projects such as Bludgeoned, Theurgy or Undeciphered. But then there also is his solo project Anal Stabwound and playing gigs with different jazz and rock bands.
Meet Míra Holly aka Amon, guitarist of the Czech EBM band Insanidroid. He took the opportunity of the pandemic pause to come up with a set of finest cinematic instrumental songs released under the alias of Míra Holly’s Synthwaver.
Meet Kimmo Korhonen, main creative force of Solacide, but as guitarist known also from Waltari, Amberian Dawn or Barren Earth (live). He and Matti Jauhola founded Solacide as teenagers in 1996. But Kimmo tells us also about his other and former bands, how they work and what he learned from playing with them.
In-depth interview with Marianas Rest's drummer Nico and vocalist Jaakko just before their gig at the Dark River Festival. What is the mindset inspiring their music and what role does melancholy play? Two of many questions addressed in this very personal conversation!