Category Archives: Interviews

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THIS PLACE HELL – “It’s all about getting out and throwing down harder than any band that comes before or after us, we don’t give a fuck!” – Mick Hynes

Having smashed through the barricades of the local/National Irish metal scene and ventured out into the big, bad … Continue reading

February 9th, 2018 by

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DEAD LABEL – “BLOODSTOCK! GET READY, WE’RE COMING FOR YOU!” – DAN O’GRADY

Whoever said hard work pays off, needs to be credited here because one of the hardest working bands on … Continue reading

February 6th, 2018 by

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FEATURE – “Steel Panther doesn’t do politics, but Trump’s ‘Grab her by the Pussy’ comment seems a little rapey!” STIX ZADINIA

The present-day gods of sleaze rock, STEEL PANTHER kicked off their European/UK tour in Ireland last week, making … Continue reading

January 23rd, 2018 by

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INTERVIEW – “AS LONG AS PEOPLE WANT TO HEAR THE MUSIC, WE’LL KEEP MAKING IT.” DANNY CAREY (TOOL/LEGEND OF THE SEAGULLMEN)

Overdrive kicks back with Tool’s Danny Carey and screenwriter Jimmy Hayward, to shed a little light on the … Continue reading

January 17th, 2018 by

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ROYAL BLOOD – “We’re not bothered by Rock music. What we really love is live music.” – Ben Thatcher

Without a doubt, one of rock’s biggest success stories of recent years. Royal Blood exploded from their native … Continue reading

January 16th, 2018 by

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AT THE DRIVE-IN – “When this tour-cycle ends in about a years time, we will try to get The Mars Volta going again.” CEDRIC BIXLER

Genre-defining El Paso post-hardcore legends, At The Drive-In’s return to the front lines, was one of the most … Continue reading

January 13th, 2018 by

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ENSLAVED – “If the fans don’t enjoy the music, then don’t fucking listen to it!” Grutle Kjellson

One of the pioneers of extreme metal, Enslaved have been pushing the envelope with their complex discography for … Continue reading

December 29th, 2017 by

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“To be honest, I panicked at the last moment, and just pulled the plug on the project” Phil Campbell

Having spent 3 decades touring the globe as Motörhead’s guitarist, there’s not a lot that Phil Campbell hasn’t … Continue reading

December 28th, 2017 by

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SikTh – “Our favourite bands have always been the trendsetters rather than the followers.” Dan Foord.

With SikTh’s long-awaited Irish headline show fast approaching next week (Thursday, December 14th), Overdrive caught up with drummer … Continue reading

December 8th, 2017 by

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OPETH – “WHEN I’M UP ON STAGE, I SPEND MOST OF MY TIME THINKING HOW SHIT I AM!” – MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT

Overdrive sat down with Opeth frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt to discuss the band’s current state of mind with regards to the … Continue reading

November 21st, 2017 by