Category Archives: Interviews

INTRODUCING ROPEMAKER – GALWAY-BASED INSTURMENTAL METAL FEAT. FORMER IIENKUS DRUMMER

With a thriving underground Metal scene, Ireland has been delivering some of the most exciting new Heavy music … Continue reading

January 26th, 2023 by

INTERVIEW – RAUM KINGDOM “WE WROTE THIS RECORD FOR OURSELVES” ANDREW COLOHAN

Set for release this Friday, January 27th via Argonauta Records, Ireland’s Raum Kingdom are back with their most … Continue reading

January 25th, 2023 by

FEATURE INTERVIEW: “I WAS KICKED OFF THE MÖTLEY CRÜE TOUR & LOST MY BOOKING AGENT” TUK SMITH

Following the chaotic end to The Biters, frontman, Tuk Smith launched a solo career that exploded with misfortunes, … Continue reading

January 25th, 2023 by

FEATURE INTERVIEW – NIGHTWISH “THERE WILL BE A NEW ALBUM IN SPRING 2024” TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN

Nightwish founding member, Tuomas Holopainen sat down with Overdrive to talk about the impact of the pandemic, the bands … Continue reading

January 5th, 2023 by

ALTER BRIDGE – “THE RISING COSTS OF TOURING IS A HUGE CONCERN” MARK TREMONTI

With global escalating album sales, bigger venues, and a constant swelling fan base, there is no question that … Continue reading

December 30th, 2022 by

FEATURE INTERVIEW – MAMMOTH WVH “I’M STILL DEALING WITH THE MENTAL EFFECTS OF THIS INDUSTRY” WOLFGANG VAN HALEN

Just a few hours before his debut Irish performance under the Mammoth banner, Wolfgang Van Halen invited us … Continue reading

December 28th, 2022 by

FEATURE INTERVIEW – SEPULTURA “I DON’T UNDERSTAND WHY PEOPLE ARE COMPLAINING ABOUT THE PANTERA SHOWS” ANDREAS KISSER

If any band has made a triumphant return to the stage, post pandemic, it’s Sepultura. The bands recent … Continue reading

December 2nd, 2022 by

FEATURE INTERVIEW – SACRED REICH “THERE IS NO PRETENCE OR BULLSHIT ABOUT WHAT WE DO” PHIL RIND

Phoenix, Arizona Metal titans, Sacred Reich have just completed a critically acclaimed run of dates with Sepultura, which … Continue reading

November 30th, 2022 by

FEATURE INTERVIEW – VOLBEAT “THIS ALBUM FEELS LIKE HOW WE USED TO DO THINGS BACK IN THE DAY” MICHAEL POULSEN

With their current ‘Servant of the Mind’ tour finally in full throttle, Danish/American Rockers, Volbeat are packing out … Continue reading

November 25th, 2022 by

FEATURE INTERVIEW – FORNOTH “BREAKING INTO EUROPE IS WHAT WE’RE LOOKING TO DO”

As the Irish Metal scene continues to flourish with some outstanding bands that manage to capture the essence … Continue reading

November 18th, 2022 by