End began its existence as a passion project by producer/engineer Will Putney in 2016 and draws on influences across the extreme metal sub-genres. The band consists of current and former members of some well-known acts: Counterparts, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Fit For An Autopsy, Misery Signals, Shai Hulud, and Reign Supreme. With such a strong … Continue reading (Album Review) “Splinters From An Ever-Changing Face” by END
Editor's Note: It was so good to have a serious yet fun-loving conversation with The Agony Scene vocalist Mike Williams on religion, music, the writing process, and so much more! We were at the Skyway Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota for Summer Slaughter and The Agony Scene have gained some momentum for their release "Tormentor" and … Continue reading Mike Williams of The Agony Scene Converses with Madness To Creation on Religious Fanaticism and Where They Have Been!
At The Truman in Kansas City, it was metal giants Trivium and Arch Enemy with special guests While She Sleeps and Fit For An Autopsy absolutely slaying and annihilating the crowd of almost 1,500 people at The Truman in Kansas City, Missouri. It was a rainy night and Madness To Creation received the opportunity to … Continue reading The Night That Rejuvenated My Passion for Live Music: Featuring Trivium and Arch Enemy!
Editor's Note: It was an honor to be speaking with Trivium for the 3rd time in my career! They have quickly evolved to one of my personal favorite bands due to their riffs and they absolutely annihilate live! I got to see them throw down with Arch Enemy, While She Sleeps, and Fit For An … Continue reading Paolo Gregoletto, bassist of Trivium, Discusses the Art of Playing Bass, “The Sin and The Sentence”, and Gelling with Alex Bent with Madness To Creation!
Editor's Note: What a cold evening it was at The Truman in Kansas City as Madness To Creation was invited backstage to interview with the English metalcore giants While She Sleeps. I cannot begin to tell you how phenomenal they are live and their record "You Are We" is my personal pick(currently) for metalcore record … Continue reading Lawrence Taylor, vocalist of While She Sleeps, Sits Down with Madness To Creation to Discuss “Unity”, “Peace” and “Stealing The Show”
When little ol' me gets scores of reviews, it makes me really thankful that people entrust me and my opinion from my little corner of the web on their thoughts on their bands. With mouth agape last night while in the photo pit for While She Sleeps' set, I had to pick up "You Are … Continue reading “You Are We” by While She Sleeps, Metalcore Monster of the Year?
The challenge for any band as they evolve in the music industry and in their sound is that they stay piping-hot fresh and that they continue to captivate the masses with sexy grooves, influences of thrash, and bringing elements of classic metal to the forefront. Trivium, out of Orlando, Florida, have certainly done that with … Continue reading “The Sin And The Sentence” by Trivium, Metal Record of the Year?
Editor's Note: It was a great night for hardcore music in a rundown, filthy, yet sexy venue known as the Vaudeville Mews in Des Moines, Iowa. The Acacia Strain put on a killer show in their one-off concert before they ventured off to be a part of the summer's hottest festival, the Vans Warped Tour! … Continue reading Griffin Landa, bassist of The Acacia Strain, discusses “Gravebloom” and “Seinfeld”, plus bonus fan section with Madness To Creation!
This past Saturday, Minneapolis based band After The Burial came to tear it up at Wooly's in Des Moines, Iowa. It was a night of people packed in a sweaty club and people craving a great night of metal music. It was a night where the sub-genres of metal were also highlighted during this tour. … Continue reading Carry The Flame Tour featuring After The Burial Slays Iowa!