Ken Susi is most known as the guitar player for metalcore giants Unearth, but Susi has quietly built up a resume that showcases his many talents within the music industry from producing a handful of records like ‘Hardcore Lives’ by hardcore legends Madball and Ligeia’s “Your Ghost Is A Gift’ and “Bad News’ to name a few. Ken has also carved out a career over the last few years being a brand ambassador and artists relations rep for Fishman Pickups which has become one of the biggest pickup brands thanks to Susi. Oh, and he also put out a scorching new record with his band Unearth, ‘Extinctinon(s)’, which is their seventh album over their 20+ year career. Continue reading
Everyone knows it by now, As I Lay Dying is finally back and better than ever before. After releasing a song as powerful as ”My Own Grave” they instantly let us know exactly who runs things around here. And after hearing their latest release ”Redefined” and I am stoked to say that it is looking like the 2000s metalcore sound is making a great comeback!
Seminal metalcore act Zao have been grinding it out since 1993 and have been through everything a band can experience. However throughout all the member changes and the shedding of the “Christian music” tag their dedication to quality and pushing the genre forward remains as new and vigorous as ever. Known for their raw sound, philosophical lyrics, and chaotic live show Zao is still one of the most respected and seasoned band in the current heavy music underground. The band just released a new ep/7” titled ‘Decoding Transmissions From The Möbius Strip’. Continue reading
Scott Mellinger, guitarist for seminal metalcore band Zao, is the guest on this episode of the BREWtally Speaking Podcast! Continue reading
Wovenwar started their career in 2013 in sunny Southern California. The band is comprised of three members of As I Lay Dying Nick Hipa on lead guitar, Josh Gilbert on bass and vocals, and drummer Jordan Mancino. Shane Blay from Oh, Sleeper was brought in as the vocalist and rhythm guitarist. The bands most recent album ‘Honor Is Dead ‘ also features Phil Sgrosso who was also a member of As I Lay Dying, but he left Wovenwar last year. The members formed Wovenwar after As I Lay Dying vocalist Tim Lambesis was arrested for soliciting the murder of his wife. Continue reading