Archives for March 2012

Pussy Interview on BattleHelm.com

PUSSY are in no way a new band. They are actually pretty much as old as I am, if not older. That apart I had not even heard of them until I came upon them on MySpace. With a name like PUSSY I knew I had to interview them. Anders Ekdahl ©2012 for BattleHelm.com  The following in a excerpt, the whole interview can be found here.

To me Jerusalem and in the extension Pussy were completely unheard of. The only Jerusalem I knew of was the Swedish one. Give all of us infidels a brief run through?

-The Swedish Jerusalem appeared about 3 years after we disbanded and were basically a Christian Rock Band. Our Jerusalem, although in the midst of what was then Heavy Rock, was very different from the mainstream rock bands. What people say now is that we were years before out time, we were playing a form of Metal, Doom, Stoner etc., years before they became recognised/successful genres. We played throughout the UK and parts of Europe, mainly Germany and the large Rock Festivals in Europe. Most of the press and the public at the time did not really understand what we were doing, which is why to an extent we became more of a cult band with very little media exposure.   [Read more…]

Slauter Xstroyes in the studio to record new album for 2012!

Chicago area heavy metal band, Slauter Xstroyes, have begun recording their new album to be released later in 2012. The following footage is from their first visit to Fairview studios where they laid down tracks for two brand new songs. Guitarist Paul Kratky unleashes some massive riffs and searing solo work while vocalist Steve Reimer belts out the lyrics to the brand new track “Psycho Killer.”

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Megalith CD release party set for March 31st

Megalithe CD release Party St. Louis power thrash metal band Megalith, whose debut album, “Risen from the Grave,” is being released by Rockadrome’s Forged in Fire label, is having a CD release show on March 31st at the Charlack Pub in Charlack, MO. The album documents some of the band’s 1986 demo material as well as a live concert recording from the night of lead singer and guitarist Joe Bufalo’s tragic death. Megalith joins Watchtower, Slauter Xstroyes, Militia, Manilla Road, Legend and more on Rockadrome’s Forged in Fire label, which specializes in unearthing and re-releasing 80s heavy metal.