Q & A

Martin Schulman of Demonical: 'What awaits us in 2014? World Domination."

Sweden's Demonical released their fourth album, Darkness Unbound, this year, so we invited bassist Martin Schulman to talk us through his 2013...

Hello Mr Schulman - thanks for getting involved in our end-of-year hoopla. So, 2013 –how was it for our kind of music? "In a way it was good, in a way bad. Depends on what you are referring to...

Voyager's Simone Dow: "We are just about to head into the studio to record album number 5!"

Simone Dow joins us as we continue our look back at 2013, and also looks forward to next year...

Hello again Simone, thanks for getting involved in our end of year feature! So, 2013 – a good or bad year for music overall in your opinion? "I'd say filled with promise.

Unspeakable Axe Records' Eric Musall: "Sometimes it takes getting dirty to find the good stuff"...

We look back at the past year from a different perspective this time as the independent label owner guides us through his highs and lows of 2013...

Hello Mr Musall, and welcome to Metal as Fuck! It’s good to welcome someone from the ‘other’ side of the music industry to our circle of friends!

Michele Madden: 'VIP Experiences'? The audience is the VIP in my eyes at every goddamn show!

The fiesty frontwoman kicks off our series looking back at 2013 in style...

Ms Madden, hello again and thanks for helping us kick off our 2013 in review series... So, without further ado... 2013 – a good or bad year for music overall?

My Dream Band: Hatriot's Steve 'Zetro' Souza

In the last of our latest Q & A series, the former Exodus man relents and picks a couple of rock Gods to tinkle the ivories...

Mr Souza, it's an absolute honour to have one of the absolute legends of thrash here joining us at Metal as Fuck for our My Ideal Band segment.

My Dream Band: Christopher Kinder from Jon Oliva's Pain

Another muso selects some of his fave peers to make up a true supergroup...

Hello Christopher, and thank you for participating in this little survey of ours.

Chariots of the Gods' Mathieu St-Amour: 'I love every kind of music!"

This one's got it all: Gurus, alien technology, resurrection and... KIP WINGER!!

Bonjour, monsieur St-Armour, comment allez-vous? Er, that's about as far as my French goes so we'll stop right there and I'll continue in my mother tongue... thanks for joining us!

Holy Grail's Luna: "My dream band? I broke the rules and went for the absolute greatest live act!"

Luna bends the rules but comes up with a great band...

Greetings Mr Luna, and thanks for getting Holy Grail involved in this Q and A... Let's get right into things. Who would be fronting this band of yours?

My Dream Band: Alkira's Ryan Quarrington

The up-and-coming Aussie thrashers have a new EP out, so we asked the band's drummer Ryan Quarrington to get involved in our latest Q & A session to mark the occasion...

Good day to you Mr Quarrington, and thanks for taking part in this little question and answer session...

My Dream Band; Diabolical's Carl Stjarnlov

Sweden's Diabloical have a new album out soon, so we decided to have a chat with guitarist Carl about a few people he'd like to see working together in his 'dream band'...

So, welcome to our happy band of headbangers, Mr Stjarnlov - what's happening in your world at the minute? "I play guitar in Diabolical.