Bat Connan - Evil Blood

Bat Conan – Evil Blood & Hordes X (interview)

We’re now in the final few days before Hordes X kicks off, and we only have a few bands left to interview. The first of the last three is Evil Blood, a classic thrash outfit, founded way back in the 80s. Bat Connan tells us what’s changed since then. BC: Yeah, we’re oldest band on […]

Ross Mcpherson - The Starry Wisdom Cult

Ross Mcpherson – The Starry Wisdom Cult & Hordes X (interview)

Today’s solo Hordes X band interview features a familiar face, definitely stand out amongst the other bands on the bill! Their music features vocal and guitar harmonies, driving rhythms, and a metric tonne of addictive hooks. But what are the prime factors behind creating a real Starry Wisdom Cult song? Frontman, Ross Mcpherson, cracks open […]

Carl Davis - Krysthla

Carl Davis – Krysthla & Hordes X (interview)

To most of you, our minor obsession with Northamptonshire’s Krysthla will be no surprise. You might have seen them at Hell On Perth, Slaughterpit, or even last year at the final Hordes Of Belial. You’ll likewise have been unshocked by our decision to invite them back to headline the debut of Hordes X. However, if […]

Bryan Ramage - Ramage Inc

Bryan Ramage – Ramage Inc. & Hordes X (interview)

Comparisons between Ramage Inc. and a certain element of Strapping Young Lad/Devin Townsend may seem somewhat unavoidable to some, but vocalist and main motivator behind the band, Bryan Ramage, doesn’t see it that way. To him, describing their sound requires no mention of ‘Hevvy Devvy’? BR: I get this a lot, mostly from interviews. Every […]

Nick Laidlaw - Seed Of Sorrow

Nick Laidlaw – Seed Of Sorrow & Hordes X (interview)

Scottish death metal is varied, complex (not to mention high-quality) beast. From the very North, right down through the centre, you’ll find all kinds of different interpretations of it. With today’s second interviewees, Seed Of Sorrow, hailing from the shadowed lands of Inverness, how does their sound fit into it? Guitarist, Nick Laidlaw, has the […]