Today’s interview in our ongoing staff interview profiles is with Northern California-based writer Justin M. Norton
Love him or hate him, there is no denying that A.C.’s Seth Putnam was one of the most controversial figures ever in extreme music. On the eve of the release of their new album, Justin M. Norton spoke with him about the new “F**kin’ A” album, surviving an overdose and how it did not make him change his lifestyle, as well as his actual, undeniable love for the music of Motley Crue and Buckcherry.
Since Seth passed away unexpectedly over the weekend, we are re-running our recent interview with him, one of the last interviews he did before passing away. RIP.
Last weekend saw America’s biggest metal party, the annual Maryland Deathfest, happen at Baltimore’s Sonar club. The fun started on Thursday night with an evening’s worth of bands indoors at Sonar. Here is what Hellbound’s Kevin Stewart-Panko, Laura Wiebe and Sean Palmerston thought of the bands they saw that evening, with live photos by Albert Mansour.
This upcoming weekend marks the return of the biggest underground metal festival in North America, the Maryland Deathfest. Quite a few Hellbound contributors are making the pilgrimage down to Baltimore for the four day festival, which starts this Thursday and carries on through Sunday, so we have picked some of our most anticipated bands to see each day and will be running daily previews every day between now and Thursday.
Here are some bands that Sean and Adam are excited to see on Thursday night.
Here is what we played on the December 12th edition of Hellbound Radio
Here is the playlist for the November 14th edition of Hellbound Radio
By Rob Hughes I thank Wormrot for making one part of this job easy. They’re easy to classify. They play grindcore, straight up, with…
All told, Botheration is amphetamine-amped, nitrous-gassed, catchy as fuck, and it also happens to be a laff riot – truly the whole package.
Part two of Jay H Gorania’s recap of the 2010 Maryland Deathfest, covering what he saw and heard on the Saturday, May 29th portion of the fest. It includes Incantation, Asphyx, Repulsion, Jucifer and Autopsy
Raging from the get-go and never once losing track of its vision, Conceptive Prescience boasts 18 minutes of rudimentary blast-grind pulling from the ravenous, almost overbearing attack of early Napalm Death but shoved through the dirty filter of Nasum, Phobia and other crossover acts.