Conan interviews Hanno Klaenhardt from MANTAR So Mantar has been touring quite a bit since the release of your debut full length, Death By Burning. What have been the highlights and low points so far? The biggest highlight in general is that we have been able to play 20 countries,
MANTAR Interviews CONAN guitarist/vocalist Jon Davis. All photos: Josh Ford What made you discover the magic of playing slooow instead of playing any other kind of metal? Do you consider CONAN a metal band at all? I do actually consider Conan to be a metal band – not like in the same vein
“Mizmor (מִזְמוֹר): a psalm, a melody.” For the first time on Forever Cursed, I’m introducing an interview with one of my current favorite bands from across the Ocean. I’m talking about Mizmor, and the man behind the project, A.L.N., who’s also behind other well-known projects such as heavyweight doomsters
Shadow Age’s new Silaluk EP starts with a powerful backbeat, soon accompanied by rippling guitars and an atmospheric synth courtesy of Davey Bales, the singer of Lost Tribe. Singer Aaron Tyree’s kind-of-ethereal, kind-of-disaffected postpunk vocals kick in and you’re treated to a captivating, shadowy journey through a dreamlike musical experience.
Chicago deathrock band Cemetery‘s debut LP, “Wind and Shadows,” started shipping April 1. Released on Mass Media Records, which is increasingly a one-stop shop for anything worthwhile coming out of the modern dark punk scene, the European version is set to be released on the UK’s Inflammable Material imprint. Cemetery
Can you briefly tell us the genesis of Pallbearer, how the band was formed and what you set out to do when the band first started? Brett and I formed the band in 2008, concurrent with another project we had going called SPORTS. Eventually, Devin joined us after we had