Interview with Jennifer Haben and Chris Hermsdörfer of Beyond The Black

Symphonic metal, melodic metal, commercial metal, call it what you want, the point is that Beyond the Black are making quite a splash. Ahead of their sold out Manchester headline debut ROCKFLESH’s satanic overlord Johann caught up with Jennifer Haben  and Chris Hermsdörfer from the band.

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Interview with Kris Barras of Kris Barras Band

It’s raining heavily as I’m power walking down Oxford Road heading early for tonight’s gig at the Academy. I’m an hour or so early than the doors because, when Johann from ROCKFLESH sends you a message asking whether you’d like to take up the opportunity of interviewing Kris Barras ahead of his show, your reply is something like ‘do bears defecate in the woods?’ then you’ll get your backside in gear, do your hair, catch the Metrolink and grab the opportunity with both hands!

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Interview with Asger Mygind of VOLA

VOLA are one of the most exciting new acts that ROCKFLESH has come across. They ply a really interesting mix of prog, djent and pop. Yes, you read right, pop! The result is a heady mix of accessibility and intricate musicianship. Rebellion in Manchester was the second stop on their first ever European headline tour and before they went on stage (review here) our very own satanic majesty Johann Wierzbicki sat down with vocalist and guitarist Asger Mygind for a chat.

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Denis ‘Sasquatch’ Barthe, Aggression

At one point before the gig started, Sarah Cummings came to the conclusion that both interviews wouldn’t happen on the day, but we at ROCKFLESH do not give up easily. Between sets, Sarah finally manages to catch up for few minutes with Canadian underground thrasher, Aggression founder, Denis ‘Sasquatch’ Barthe.

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Sal Abruscato of A Pale Horse Named Death / Type O Negative / Life of Agony

Prior to A Pale Horse Named Death taking the stage in Manchester on 23rd March 2019, Sarah was privileged to meet the Lord of Doom himself, Mr Sal Abruscato, to discuss musical influences, mental health,  the joys of the Premier League and the much missed Peter Steele. Here’s what he had to say.

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