Metal Music Interviews

By Claire Frays, 18th June 2019 Download, Festival News, Interviews, News

Ahead of their second ever performance at Download Festival, Rock Sins caught up with frontman Derek DiScanio and lead guitarist Tyler Szalkowski from the American Pop Punk band, State Champs to talk anniversaries, adapting to the changing music industry and that one time Tyler chugged a bottle of Lucozade Sport… Read More »

By Claire Frays, 6th June 2019 Download, Festival News, Interviews, News

Nottingham metalcore upstarts The Five Hundred first caught our attention a few years back when they released their Winters EP. Since then, they’ve released their debut album, Bleed Red, and have now scored the biggest gig of their careers so far, a prime slot on The Boardie Takeover on the Thursday… Read More »

By Sam Savigny, 3rd June 2019 Interviews, News

As their EP, All At Your Mercy has been unleashed upon the world a few days, Rock Sins recently spoke to lead singer of Pleiades, Andy Calderbank to discuss the band’s music and influences, the UK heavy scene at large and ambition. He’s an incredibly forthcoming and candid man, with… Read More »

By Jamie Giberti, 2nd May 2019 Download, Festival News, Interviews, News

Halestorm’s star has never shone as brightly in the UK as it does right now. With their impending Zippo Encore Stage headlining slot at this year’s Download Festival looming ever closer on the horizon, we caught up with Halestorm bassist Josh Smith to talk about the band’s history with Download… Read More »

By Sam Dignon, 4th April 2019 Interviews, News

Polar have spent the last 10 years being one of the UK’s hardest working bands. Now head of the release of their fourth album Nova, we caught up with Adam “Woody” Woodford, Tom Green, Jonny Bowman and Fabian “Fab” Lomas. With their new album on the horizon there was plenty to catch up on as well… Read More »