Bassnectar Calls Emerging Metalstep Genre a ‘Natural Progression’
If you've been out to an EDM festival anytime this summer, you might start wondering what is up with the mosh pits, the stage diving and errant kicks to the head. Then you realize, "Oh yeah, dubstep." Dubstep is moving closer and closer towards a heavy metal sound -- occasionally referred to as "metalstep" -- with artists like Jonathan Davis of Korn touring as JDEVIL, and Igor
J Devil: Jonathan Davis of Korn Tells EDM Audiences to ‘Go F— Themselves’
Hot on the steel-reinforced heels of his dubstep-influenced Path of Totality album, Jonathan Davis of Korn has ditched his black clad hordes for neon-slathered partiers with his current alter-ego, the cartoonish black-lensed, black-toothed, J Devil...
Baptized in Blood Singer Johl Fendley Is a Fan of Justin Timberlake’s Dirty Jeans
Baptized in Blood have been playing gigs for about six years now under their current name, a tribute to the band Death, and their song of the same name. Based in the smaller city of London, Ontario, they lucked out when they caught the attention of Roadrunner Records...
Billy Talent’s Ian D’sa Talks About Their Upcoming Album
Billy Talent is one of Canada's leading hard rock/pop bands. They sell out stadiums, tours, and are pretty huge in Europe. Guitarist Ian D'sa has had his share of life experiences, starting musical life in high school in an indie band, to mainstream labels like Warner, Atlantic and Roadrunner...
HeavyTO Takes on Toronto With Mighty Sets From Slayer, Anvil and More
This past weekend's HeavyTO was the inaugural Toronto counterpart to the aptly named Montreal metal fest Heavy MTL. Situated in Downsview Park (ironically, also the location for the 2002 Pope-squat, the controversial two-week long Catholic convention that hosted Pope John Paul II and brought shame to the park due to massive septic flooding), the two-day fest boasted a who's who of the metal world