Special Report

Of Iron and Steel; An Interview with Bruno Dorella of OvO

OvO’s ninth album, Creatura, was released recently via Dio Drone Records. The veteran Italian duo’s raw and dramatic sound is a unique mix of primitive industrial, horror-movie ambience, and noise-rock punishment, led by the theatrically demonic vocals of Stefania Pedretti. Counting Swans and Diamanda Galas as their biggest influences, Pedretti and co-conspirator Bruno Dorella have spent the past 16 years releasing albums on labels like Load … Continue reading Of Iron and Steel; An Interview with Bruno Dorella of OvO

A New Life; An Interview with Travis Atria of Morningbell

Morningbell is a prolific, inventive rock & roll band from Gainesville, Florida—a longtime hotbed of musical creativity (from Tom Petty to Hot Water Music to Hundred Waters and beyond). The band is: brothers Travis and Eric Atria, Stacie Atria (married to Eric), and drummer Chris Hillman. Morningbell has performed at Bonnaroo and SXSW, and had songs featured on MTV’s The … Continue reading A New Life; An Interview with Travis Atria of Morningbell

They’re Loving It: An interview with Robert Stjärnström of Machinae Supremacy

Fresh off the release of their new album Into The Night World, Swedish alternative metal band Machinae Supremacy are off their very first tour of the United States  Machinae Supremacy is recognized internationally for their exciting blend of alternative and power metal accented by 8-bit chiptunes. The band has quickly risen up the ranks over the course of the last … Continue reading They’re Loving It: An interview with Robert Stjärnström of Machinae Supremacy

Forever The Opportunist; An Interview With Split Single’s Jason Narducy

“Watching Jason was the first time I thought I could start my own band, and write my own kind of music…Jason totally set my life in this new direction. It wasn’t a Jimmy Page or KISS poster I had – it was fuckin’ him!” –Dave Grohl The statement above is just one of many you’ll find regarding Jason Narducy. His … Continue reading Forever The Opportunist; An Interview With Split Single’s Jason Narducy

Best of 2016: Caustic Casanova

Caustic Casanova is a loud, heavy rock trio from Washington, DC. The CC, as they are affectionately known by their fans, has been tearing up stages and studios alike with their unique brand of eclectic, “absurdly muscled uber-psyche” (Indy Week) since their inception on the campus of The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia in 2005.  In 2008 … Continue reading Best of 2016: Caustic Casanova

Best of 2016: Luke LaBenne

Hey folks, it’s Luke LaBenne here, writer and host of Ghettoblaster’s Best Song Ever podcast. 2016 was a crazy year, full of surprises, so many musical icons released albums and some of them served as farewells. We saw so many amazing albums from veteran artists and some newcomers who grabbed our attention and quickly became beloved favorites. There were so many … Continue reading Best of 2016: Luke LaBenne

Best of 2016: Brian LaBenne

This year I’ve had the incredible honor of becoming super involved with the best music publication around.  Thanks so much Ghettoblaster Magazine for pretty much letting me do whatever I want over the past year! Me and my dear dear cousin Luke oversaw the features The Monday Rewind, Future Sounds and Past Sounds for much of the year.  As of … Continue reading Best of 2016: Brian LaBenne

Best Of 2016: Ceschi Ramos

Ceschi Ramos, or Ceschi as he’s been mononymously known, is quite the conundrum. I once questioned Ceschi about the two worlds he’s firmly footed in, Hip-Hop and Indie rock, and how he’s able to balance life in both.  His response was limited but definitive with, “I’m a musician.” It’s clear that his ability to work in multiple genres – sometimes all at … Continue reading Best Of 2016: Ceschi Ramos