Hysteria Xmas Eve FRENZY actually made it to your Apple/Robot Store in time for Xmas...eve. Slipknot's dead skin mask scares every pearl-clutching mom ever on the cover; Angels & Airwaves, Storm the Sky and a very fetching young Fronz from Attila grace the in-betweens. Hands Like Houses serve spiked (vege) dogs balls in our kitchen. Oh: 25 Albums of the Year get a grillin' PLUS their artists interviewed alongside? No sweat m8. I even nabbed another chat with my heterosexual life-partner Spencer Chamberlain from Sleepwave. We are but only apart for another month and a half, my sweet...
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My interview with Ziltoidian overlord Devin Townsend made the cover of HEAVY Mag #12 last year, my second cover for 2014 (and ever!) My long-form interview got behind the man instead of the effects pedals. It dug deep into his personal struggles, lifting the veil on a life-long process of overcoming his worst, most critical hitting enemy - himself.
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My last crime against the great canon of rock writing for 2014 is a little review of Pianos Become The Teeth for Beat Mag.