Category Archives: Interviews

FEATURE INTERVIEW – CANDLEMASS “I didn’t really realise just how influential and important ‘Epicus…’ was until about ten years after the album was released!” Johan Längquist

Johan Längquist of Swedish-based Doom legends Candlemass checked in with Overdrive ahead of the bands’ long-awaited return to Irish … Continue reading

May 6th, 2020 by

FEATURE INTERVIEW – IRIST “Our journey to where we are now has been a little bit unusual”.

If case you’ve been living under a rock these past few months, you may have not heard of … Continue reading

May 1st, 2020 by

FEATURE INTERVIEW – TRIVIUM ” I don’t know what is going to happen with the future of live entertainment when we come out the other side of this Pandemic.” MATT HEAFY

This Friday (April 24th), Orlando-based Metal four-piece, Trivium will release their highly-anticipated ninth studio album “What The Dead … Continue reading

April 22nd, 2020 by

FEATURE INTERVIEW : NIGHTWISH – “We had some pretty terrible personal problems with our previous singer””. Troy Donockley

Finnish Symphonic metal titans Nightwish are set to release their new album ‘Human.:II: Nature’ tomorrow [Friday, April 10th] … Continue reading

April 9th, 2020 by

FEATURE INTERVIEW – DEATH ANGEL “Metallica opened the doors for all the other Thrash bands during that era”. Ted Aguilar

Ted Aguilar of Death Angel sat down with Overdrive upon their latest visit on The Bay Strikes Back … Continue reading

April 2nd, 2020 by

INTERVIEW – NERGAL (BEHEMOTH, ME AND THAT MAN) “I am the master of my decisions and my creativity and I need that to keep my balance”. Adam ‘Nergal’ Darski

The steady rise of Behemoth’s global popularity has to date, seen the band become a major player in … Continue reading

March 13th, 2020 by

INTERVIEW – TESTAMENT “We wanted to create a sonic recipe that’s gonna taste fucking killer.” Eric Peterson

For 35 years, Testament have been demolishing venues around the globe with their consistently awesome ability to record … Continue reading

March 12th, 2020 by

INTERVIEW – XENTRIX ” We want to start recording a new album again hopefully around November” Kristian Havard.

UK Thrashers Xentrix will be making their way back to Ireland for this year’s Clang Festival on Saturday, … Continue reading

March 11th, 2020 by

INTERVIEW – KVELERTAK: “It’s been so good for the band to have some fresh blood and for us to be able to turn things around.” Marvin Nygaard.

Already pegged for one of the top five albums of 2020, Kvelertak’s latest opus “Splid” has been feeling … Continue reading

March 9th, 2020 by

INTERVIEW – WILLIAM DuVALL [ALICE IN CHAINS]”The idea of releasing an album under my own name was kind of scary for me.”

Stepping into the role of the late, great Alice In Chains vocalist Layne Stanley is no easy fate, … Continue reading

March 8th, 2020 by