“Expect the unexpected” is probably one of the worst, most clichéd pieces of advice. Still, despite having heard it far too much, we didn’t expect the least gory answer to the question “So how would you commit a murder?” to come from the guitarist of a band that literally has the word “murder” in its name.
From the moment our video interview with Andy Marsh of Thy Art Is Murder kicks off, it’s clear this guy does not take himself too seriously, and it’s pretty funny. Because how else do you sit through an interview? With a beer in one hand and a cigarette in the other, of course.
Check out the video interview below and give a listen to the band’s new record, Holy War.
While metal music reigns supreme at the Rockstar Mayhem Fest each year, it is bands like Whitechapel that always tend to dominate. Opting to play the Victory Records stage when they easily could have fronted the Main Stage. PhillyBo and Co. delivered the heaviest set of the day and rocked the festival for a well deserved 40-minute set. From their showmanship, musicianship, and Bozeman’s legendary guttural screams, Whitechapel stole the show. In case you missed it, check out some of the live shots we got at the Holmdel, New Jersey date of the festival.
When your guitarist’s sound shuts off mid-set, you improvise the guitar solo with doo-doo-doo’s in your vocals. When the crowd isn’t moving fast enough, you jump down into the circle pit and get shit moving. At least, that’s how Thy Art Is Murder vocalist CJ McMahon runs the show. And of course, nothing says “brutal” more than a banana yellow guitar and a popsicle shirt, right Andy? Check out some metal photos of Thy Art Is Murder from the Holmdel, New Jersey date of Mayhem Fest 2015 below!
Bring Me The Horizon‘s first new single since one-off “Drown” confused fans well enough. Coming from what used to be a deathcore band, “The Happy Song” began to spell alt rock doom for many. But everyone’s allowed a grace period. Maybe they just wanted to shock us.