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Impious Drummer Michael Noren — Your iPod Is Showing
Impious Drummer Michael Noren — Your iPod Is Showing
"When I grew up, I was a total black metalhead." Impious drummer Michael Norén tells Noisecreep, explaining the inclusion of Gorgoroth, Dissection and, perhaps, the Black Dahlia Murder on his 'Your iPod Is Showing' list. "The people living in the small community where I was born and raised -- 72 inhabitants to this day -- miles away from civilization, were scared to death of me. Es
The Bled on Rise Records Signing: ‘They’re Huge Fans of the Band’
The Bled on Rise Records Signing: ‘They’re Huge Fans of the Band’
This March, Arizona-bred post-hardcore quintet the Bled will release their fourth LP, 'Heat Fetish,' on Rise Records, the label the band signed with after being dropped by Vagrant Records. For the band, it was a wise move. The label is on 'the rise,' and signing incredible up-and-coming acts like Attack Attack, Those Who Lie Beneath, the Devil Wears Prada, and Bleeding Through all the time... Rea
Enter Shikari’s Rou Reynolds on Trying to Conquer the American Metal Scene
Enter Shikari’s Rou Reynolds on Trying to Conquer the American Metal Scene
The kids overseas ... they just love Enter Shikari for their spastic, ballsy, whacked out, off-the-wall mix of hard rock, metal, screamo and electronica. In the U.S., however, Enter Shikari haven't quite yet arrived, so to speak. Perhaps during and after their current, 20-city fall tour with the Bled, the band's quirky, hyphen-rock hybrid will be embraced and accepted by American hard rock fans wi