UNEARTH introduces Nick Pierce as their new drummer!

Fans that have seen Unearth live on their recent trips to Alaska, Japan and on their US and Canadian tour with Chimaira, may have noticed a new face on stage. The guy behind the kit has been none other than up-and-coming drummer, Nick Pierce who’s been playing since age 10. He grew up playing for local bands in the Seattle/Tacoma area (Culling the Weak, Eterna Nocturna, Embalmed) as well as LA based band The Faceless.

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The Kandidate interview

Denmark’s The Kandidate may have a weird name for a metal band, but they sure hit it right on the button with their latest album “Facing The Imminent Prospect Of Death”! Savouring the bacon, Shan Siva hoofed it over to chat to guitarist Allan Tvedebrink:

1. Congratulations on your new album – “Facing The Imminent Prospect Of Death” – I couldn’t stop banging my head which is no mean feat given I’m an old ‘headbanger LOL – and on the strength of the songs I can’t resist finding out more about the band!

Allan: Hey man, that’s great. Thanks for the kind words, it’s highly appreciated!

2. What made you choose the name – is it some sorta take on the 70s movie?

Allan: Haha, yeah we are not making it easy for anybody – but no, not the movie….what movie?! Continue reading


There is something special with black metal from Asia in that they don’t share the same cultural/religious references we Westerner have. Black metal becomes something different. Taiwan’s BLOODY TYRANT is proof of that. Anders Ekdahl ©2012 Continue reading