“Metal Mark”

DEVIL YOU KNOW: HOWARD JONES INTERVIEW BY METAL MARK!

Devil You Know will finally be releasing their highly anticipated album, “The Beauty of Destruction,” on April 29th via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. This band marks the return of Howard Jones to the metal scene, and with Francesco Artusato, John Sankey, Ryan Wombacher and Roy Lev-Ari behind him, they’ve created a powerful debut album that all metal fans should be checking

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GHOST SHIP OCTAVIUS: MATT WICKLUND EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY METAL MARK!

Ghost Ship Octavius, the band featuring Matt Wicklund (God Forbid, Himsa, Warrel Dane), Van Williams (Ashes Of Ares, Pure Sweet Hell, Nevermore) and Adon Fanion, have been hard at work putting together their first release, and now they need our help! They’ve started a new Kickstarter campaign to cover the full production of the album, and we should all chip

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EXMORTUS: EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY METAL MARK!

The might Exmortus recently came through New York and performed one of the most insane sets I’ve seen in a long time! Being my first time seeing these guys, I did not know what to expect, and I was completely blown away. From their energy to the precision of their playing, it was absolutely unreal. I’ve been obsessed with their

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DIAMOND PLATE: EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY METAL MARK!

Ever since I first witnessed Diamond Plate in concert three years ago in Atlanta, they quickly have become one of my favorite bands in the scene. Their live energy is absolutely insane, and they have the recorded material behind them now to back it up. They released their latest effort, “Pulse,” last year, and this album absolutely has it all.

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DIAMOND PLATE: LIVE REVIEW AND PHOTOS FROM NEW YORK!

This past Friday night Diamond Plate kicked off their co-headlining tour with East Of The Wall at The Omega Order in Brookyln, New York, and put on a show! From the first time I saw this band in 2011, I knew they were doing something special. For their young age, they have the determination and skills to keep true metal

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RINGWORM: HUMAN FURNACE INTERVIEW BY METAL MARK!

The legendary Ringworm will be unleashing their new album, “Hammer of the Witch,” on March 18th via Relapse Records. This band has created some of the most chaotic and crushing metal for over twenty years now, and “Hammer of the Witch” is possibly their best offering yet. Their skillful mix of hardcore and metal has created a unique sound over

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LACUNA COIL: ANDREA FERRO INTERVIEW BY METAL MARK!

Lacuna Coil returned to New York City on Monday night and truly put on a show at the Revolver Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock tour! I first saw this band open for Opeth back in 2003, without knowing who they were, but from then on I’ve been a huge fan and supporter of this group. Their style of music is

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MONTE PITTMAN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY METAL MARK!

When it comes to hitting all aspects of music in one’s career, Monte Pittman has done that and more. Throughout his time in the scene he has played with Madonna, Prong, Adam Lambert and many more! One thing that was certain after speaking with the guitar legend was the love that he always had and has for heavy metal. Well

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LAMB OF GOD: “AS THE PALACES BURN” FILM REVIEW BY METAL MARK!

The mighty Lamb Of God will be releasing their long awaited film, “As The Palaces Burn,” worldwide on February 27th. What starts out as a documentary on the band’s rise to fame, the deep connection with their fans around the world, and the beginning of the “Resolution” touring cycle, quickly turns at a dramatic moment in the film when the

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AMON AMARTH: TED LUNDSTROM INTERVIEW BY METAL MARK!

Last week the mighty Amon Amarth returned to New York City with a vengeance! The Irving Plaza was sold out and the Swedish metal Gods did not disappoint during their headlining set that was over an hour packed full of their impressive catalog. I’ve seen this band from Atlanta to the Caribbean, and they continue to get better and better!

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