5 January 2010 · With their 1994 debut album ‘Burn My Eyes’, Machine Head came crushing into the metal scene like a ten ton hammer. For that record alone they deserve all the respect they can get. No matter how you feel about the releases that came after their debut, you’ll still find some interesting answers in this interview with Robb Flynn, as we talked about the history of Machine Head, Dynamo Open Air, Anvil and his love for hardcore and punk rock. »
23 September 2010 · ‘Keepers Of The Faith’ is the title of the new Terror record. And like all previous releases it’s a killer release once again, full of aggression. Scott Vogel, Terror’s front man, talks to AsIce.net about hypes, touring, keeping the faith, Born From Pain and the hardcore scene. »
9 April 2010 · This year's Paaspop offered us a lot of heavy bands. Asice.net went to the middle of nowhere in Schijndel and offers you the story of the first Dutch festival of the year. »
2 June 2010 · Howie Abrams wrote a review about the Black N Blue Bowl 2010 (formerly known as Superbowl of Hardcore). The line-up of this edition was absolutely amazing, so check out the review! »
18 November 2010 · The name Freddy Cricien is not as well-known as Freddy Madball. That’s why the vocalist for these NYHC kings decided to use this moniker for his hip-hop career as well. Madball just released their new album ‘Empire’, which was special for them in many ways. Hoya’s wife passed away not too long ago and the music gave them something to focus on. AsIce.net talked to Freddy about death, aggression, American Hardcore, Erik Rutan, hip-hop, labels and drummers. The day before this interview was done, Madball fired their drummer Jay Weinberg. But Freddy is not worried about that at all. Read all... »
20 July 2010 · France gives us some of the finest bands that are currently around. The international fame of Kickback, Gojira, Year of No Light or The Austrasian Goat is becoming bigger and bigger. The darkness and nihilism that Celeste brings is also expanding. Celeste just did a full European tour in support of their latest album '-Morte(s) Nee(s)-'. We interviewed vocalist Johan, who tells us a lot about the new album as well as almost everything concerning Celeste. »
31 December 2010 · Everybody has yearlists. We like to follow. Check out our lists of 2010! »
16 March 2010 · Year Long Disaster is a fresh and new hardrock band that consists of Rich Mullen (Karma to Burn), Brad Hargreaves (Third Eye Blind) and Daniel Davies. AsIce.net had an interview with the son of Dave Davies (The Kinks) and the lead guitarist/singer. »
16 April 2010 · Cult of Luna is the first band that ever released a hardbound book including a DVD which tells a complete story. They also composed and recorded new music especially for this release. The band furthermore announced that they won't play any more shows this year to focus on a new album, so there's plenty of reasons to ask them some questions. We talked to Johannes Person about 'Eviga Riket' and the future of Cult of Luna. »
9 June 2010 · Everybody knows Jamey Jasta from Hatebreed, but the man has more tricks up his sleeve. Kingdom Of Sorrow for example, the band that Jamey started with Kirk Windstein from Crowbar and Down. Their sophomore album ‘Behind The Blackest Tears’ was recently released by Relapse Records and it’s even better than their debut. AsIce.net talked to Jamey about the new record, but also about running races and the passing of Peter Steele. »
9 July 2010 · Here a short but sweet interview with Walter Schreifels that Joost did. The songwriter and guitarist of the legendary Gorilla Biscuits recently released a solo album called 'An Open Letter To The Scene'. Walter talks about his old band, switching from hardcore to more mellow music and more. »
23 April 2010 · New York hardcore legends Sick Of It All recently released a new album, called 'Based On A True Story'. AsIce.net talked to Lou Koller about constantly improving the sound of the band, getting inspiration from your own songs, Obama, and Killing Time. »
24 March 2010 · It is always cool to receive the new album of a band that you have been following for a long time. It's even cooler when you're familiar with a couple of the band's members. Greyline is one of those bands for me, and I've seen them perform lots of times. With new album 'Behind the Masquerade', the time was right to speak with guitarist Job Tichelman. »
11 February 2010 · Singer/guitarist Joel O’Keeffe from Airbourne doesn’t care that his band is being compared to AC/DC or Rose Tattoo all the time. He loves both of them, because he just loves rock ‘n’ roll! Airbourne is about to release their new album ‘No Guts, No Glory’ and it sounds at least as good as the previous album ‘Runnin’ Wild’. AsIce.net talked to the genuinely nice front man about being in a band, rock ‘n’ roll, recording the new album, video games and playing live. »
18 May 2010 · A lot of people know Ché Snelting as the singer of Born From Pain, the band he was active in for almost ten years. After he left Born From Pain it seemed he had also turned his back to the music industry. But now he returns to the metalfront with a new band, Arma Gathas, which he founded with Simon Füllemann (ex-Cataract). Their debut album ‘Dead To This World’ hit the stores on April 23rd. Ché informs AsIce.net about his new band. »
21 December 2010 · We don't do new breed specials anymore, but if we did Show Of Force would deserve to be in one. Despite being a relatively new band they have years of experience under their belt. Last year they released an EP which got a ton of great reviews. If you’re into that NYHC sound then this band is worth checking out. »
10 November 2010 · Angel City Outcasts started out as one of many standard streetpunk outfits. Eight years and three albums later, the “boys with the vests” show that they've outgrown the streetpunk scene and that the band is a rock 'n roll force to be reckoned with. Time for a chat with founding member and guitarist Tak Boroyan. »
27 October 2010 · The Corps' debut album "Nail it shut" really took a lot of people by surprise, blowing them away with the intense mix of raw streetpunk and Aussie pubrock. Five years later, the band is touring Europe for the second time around, and AsIce sat down with singer Alex to discuss the evolution of the band »
2 March 2010 · In 2008 there were 2 reunions that really mattered, both by bands that made a huge impact on the metal scene. First Carcass announced their reunion, soon followed by a final reunion from At The Gates. At The Gates’ legacy was mainly created when they stopped playing, and people had been begging for years to see this band live. Well, everyone got what they asked for: At The Gates toured the whole world, and if you didn’t see them during their reunion tour in 2008 than you’re probably never gonna see them again on stage. But now, there is once again a reason to celebrate their massively... »
11 October 2010 · The British metalcore band The Eyes Of A Traitor (or melodic death metal band, whatever you like) is a good example of the new generation of musicians. These young dudes grew up with the internet and use it very intensively to spread their name and music around the world. Guitarist Matthew Pugh talks to AsIce.net about their new release ‘Breathless’ and how the band uses social media to promote it. »
29 September 2010 · A lot of bands out there could do with more exposure. Midnight Souls sure is one of them. Check out the interview Arold did with Midnight Souls frontman Donny. »
26 November 2010 · Last year, Maserati-drummer Jerry Fuchs died in a tragic elevator accident. It's no wonder that the name of this driving force behind Maserati came up often when we did this interview with Coley Dennis. Maserati's new album 'Pyramid of the Sun' is not only an ode to their former drummer, but the influence and inspiration of their lost friend is all around on this instrumental record. Take a seat and read what Coley has to say... »
10 September 2010 · This year Incubate's theme is copying, piracy and copyrights. Ironically not many traditional punk and hardcore is programmed; people who are into the weirder stuff can have a walking event to catch all the good stuff. If you are tired of all the artyfarty stuff you can watch some good old punk on the Saturday. »
12 March 2010 · Resistance from Belgium plays a mixture of metalcore and death metal. But don’t call them deathcore, because they hate that label. Olivier Dris, who plays guitar in Resistance, talks to AsIce.net about his band and their new album on GSR Music. On that album they finally created the sound they were looking for since they started out in 2004. »
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