Anna Denejkina

Month: April, 2012

Pulled Apart by Horses – Interview with Lee Vincent (AHM)

Written for Australian Hysteria Magazine

Originally published in Issue 8, 2012

“We’re talking massive balls! The biggest balls!” laughed drummer Lee Vincent, as he spoke of his band’s forthcoming – and clearly sizeable – sophomore album ‘Tough Love’.

“It’s a heavier album – not in a metal sense – juts in the presence of it I think,” he continued on the new record, which has come through as a plethoric mix of the band’s classic rock, post-hardcore and 90’s grunge influences, brilliantly making Pulled Apart by Horses a difficult outfit to push into a definitive niche…

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Silverstein – Interview with Shane Told (AHM)

Written for Australian Hysteria Magazine

Originally published in Issue 8, 2012

“I don’t think that we felt like we needed to make a certain record, or that we would let down our fans, [or] our label. This is a record we made for us,” commented Silverstein front man, Shane Told, as he discussed the work behind the band’s forthcoming, new album, Short Songs.

Twelve years into the outfit’s career, Canada’s Silverstein is now set to release its sixth post-hardcore effort. ‘Short Songs’ is an album which pays homage to the bands that influenced the quintet, and features eleven brand new compositions that have not only taken on an old-school vibe in their length, but are also intimate representations of Shane during a rapidly changing – and an overtly tumultuous – period within his life…

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Band of Skulls – Interview with Emma Richardson (AHM)

Written for Australian Hysteria Magazine

Originally published in Issue 8, 2012

Band of Skulls’ debut album, Baby Darling Doll Face Honey, was seen as an intimate record for the Southampton-based trio. Albeit, with the growth of the band, their influences, and the experience of prolonged touring, their fittingly titled sophomore effort, Sweet Sour, is an opus that reveres the ideal of remembering who you are, and where you are from…

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Cherri Bomb – Interview with Rena Lovelis (AHM)

Written for Australian Hysteria Magazine

Originally published in Issue 8, 2012

Rock bands and young ages tend to invoke a stigma of negative attitudes toward their pubertal band members. A brilliant example to the above is Black Tide and its hilarious moniker as the “Hanson of metal”. But the (literally) all-female “Hanson of pop-punk” is currently a relatively unknown entity within Australia, and yet this troupe is about to embark on a run of the Soundwave Festival tour, with a catalog of achievements – that would make many musicians covet – already in tow…

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