The Zet Is Back!

Ever since Steve ‘Zetro’ Souza left Thrash legends Exodus back in 2004, music listeners have been wondering what he’s been up to. Sure there has been a side project here and there and occasional live appearance with Testament but nothing solid enough for fans to say ‘yeah, he’s been doing this for a while.’ So it was surprising when his agent contacted...

09/06/2012

The return of Homoferus

Homoferus has been on hiatus for quite some time, and even when they resurfaced with a new album of Blackened Gothic Metal bliss it was still a quiet entrance. However, with a new lineup and ideology, the band seems like they are here to stay for a bit longer. With such an ‘unknown’ about the group, I was able to talk with...

06/06/2012

Secretpath show their capability

Secretpath borns from a Pierluigi “Aries” Ammirata’s initiative in the summer of 2008, on Cosenza, a city of Calabria (a region in the south of Italy). October 2009 the band is ready with Pierluigi "Aries" Ammirata on guitar, Paolo Ferrante on vocals, Lisa Bilotti on bass and Francesco "Storm" Borrelli (ex-Strike Avenue, actually drummer also of the alternative post rock band Mo...

06/06/2012

The prank of Bodyfarm

Bodyfarm was found in the late summer of 2009 by Quint Meerbeek (drums) and Thomas Wouters (guitars, vocals) with the intenstion to play quality death metal with a mind of it's own. The self titled EP released in 2010 received great responses. In April 2012 Bodyfarm finished their debut full-length "Malevolence" (Cyclone Empire Recs) and will be released soon. But before it...

04/06/2012

The harmony and melody of Stalwart

St. Petersburg, Russia was the first Russian capital before it was changed over to Moscow. This was the city that Peter The Great created which also was the home of the Russian Baltic Fleet. It was also known as Leningrad which was named after the creator of the USSR Lenin. St. Petersburg was also the place of one of the most brutal...

31/05/2012

The emotional journey of Hellsaw

After departing from their previous band Sangius singer Aries and drummer Svart wasted no time forming their own band Hellsaw. In 2007 the band made their mark on the Flesh For Satan Tour as support for Inquistion. With some live appearances under their belt they caught the attention of Napalm Records and signed. The band went into the studio with Dark Fortress...

15/05/2012

Video interview with Bobby Blitz of Overkill

Interview with Bobby Blitz, the vocalist of Overkill.  

10/05/2012

Blessed Curse thrash‘s our face’s off

Blessed Curse are a US Thrash band that has many influences inherrant of the original US thrash scene of the 80’s and genre blueprint. Previously known as Devestator, Blessed Curse have a debut release out on Cyclone Empire records. This tears your bloody face off! Brutalism spoke to one of the bands founders, Tyler Shatterlee who welcomed us into the Blessed Curse...

09/05/2012

The Nosebleed Connection is open to changes

Please give us a short introduction of yourself to start this interview with? Hi we are the Nosebleed Connection, we formed in 2001 and we are currently promoting our third album “Nosebleeders”. Each musician has an idol for the influence. Who was your I-wanna-be-like-this-star? And try to explain what made him/her your idol? In our opinion, having an idol means to feel...

08/05/2012

The Great Old Ones and the literature of Lovecraft

The Great Old Ones (TGOO) is a recent phenomena in France’s Dark Metal world regarding their debut ‘Al Azif.’ Twisted and beautiful, it reflects the Lovecraftian concept in a new way that doesn’t repeat the wheel that so many have tried to follow. Few Metal fans will have probably heard music as enriched in the literature of H.P.’s stories as TGOO with...

07/05/2012

Velocidad Absurda presents atmosphere with elements of terror

Velocidad Absurda is a band of Brutal Death from Zaragoza, a small city in the north of Spain. The band was created in 1998 and remained active in its first stage (always with the same lineup) until mid-2004, then, the band disbanded. The band begins their second stage in mid 2008. With the departure of original drummer of the band, the group...

07/05/2012

Vorkreist: brutal and catchy as fuck

For the past 12 years french black metal commandos Vorkreist been terrorizing the landscape with their brand of militant black metal. With two members back in the fold after their involvement in Secrets Of The Moon and Merrimack. The militant anti christians are back with their new opus of black metal terrorism titled "Sigil Whore Christ" on Agonia Records. Armed with a...

03/05/2012

Nothing speaks better then Krieg's music

Krieg, formed in 2005 by brothers Friedrich and Cristian Gscheidel, along with drummer Walter Valli. Possessed by the same passion for heavy metal of the eighties, and born of the same creative spirit, the group created a unique and powerful sonic impact, well outside the limited musical horizons of their birthplace. Revisiting their first ingenious compositions, and combined with new material, Krieg’s...

21/04/2012

A decade of funny porn with Pornoise

Pornoise is an italian band of "Wastecore" commanded by Pitale -the depraved mind behind the band-, with whom we have exchanged a few words to do this interview. Hell-o Pitale, first of all, wellcome to Brutalism and thank you for answer to this interview. Thank you brothers. Your music are made by yourself and you play it alone. What's the reason for...

19/04/2012

30 Years of obscurity for Salvador Rubio and The YTriple Corporation are not enough…

Salva Rubio is the author of "Metal Extremo: 30 años de oscuridad / 1981 – 2011", a book dedicated to study the extreme metal in all forms which was published by the Spanish editorial called Milenio. Also, he is one of the founder members of the band The YTriple Corporation. Today we speak for a long time with him about the band,...

19/04/2012