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Meet: Russ Russell – Music Producer

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With their new album ‘Condemned’ released at the end of last year and a tour in February supporting Tarja, Backseat Mafia caught up with Clint Bredin, lead guitarist and founding member of the British metalcore band Beneath The Embers. Hey, first off, thank you so much for taking the time out from what must be …

Described as a cross between Motorhead and Clutch it’s safe to say Sheffield rockers Sour Tusk are a must for rock fans. We caught up with drummer Nic Rudd to see how things are going and what our eardrums can expect in the near future. Give us a potted history of the band We started …

French quintet Fine Lame combine literary-oriented French rock with Anglo-Saxon-rooted performance poetry. Their debut EP ‘Nous tournons en rond dans la nuit et nous sommes d​é​vor​é​s par le feu’ (We go around in circles in the night and are devoured by fire) is due the 29th November via Microcultures. Singer Raphaël Sarlin-Joly and keyboard/piano player Mathias Bourre, answered our …

Releasing the debut EP ‘Another Day In Paradise’ in 2021, Jaws The Shark is the garage rock project of Londoner Olly Bailey who is set to release a follow up EP. We caught up with Bailey to find out a little bit about him and his project. Give us a potted history of Jaws The …

Jango Flash was formed by producer and songwriter Jack Angus Golightly, as an escape to his own alternative reality where he could manifest art and music following a personal family tragedy. They are set to release their debut EP early next year so we caught up with them to let the band introduce themselves to the …

Described as “Led Zeppelin fronted by Madonna”, Jemma Freeman alongside Samuel Nicholson (bass) and Jason Ribeiro (drums) who make up the cosmic something, have been creating fantastic original rock. Their live performances are legendary, with Freeman in particular owning many a stage up and down the country. We caught up with the band to find out a little bit …

Rivers Johansson has been writing, recording and performing his unique brand of the darkest blues since 2014. Hailing from the small town of Beverley in East Yorkshire, he is a one-man band, a mix of dirty and hard hitting slide blues that thrusts along like a locomotive to the sound of his kick drum, creating …

Cardiff Trio are busy making their name known after releasing their debut EP ‘Another Happy Accident’. We caught up with the band to find out a little bit about them and how they came about. Give us a potted history of the band James: 2017 Ben & Ben started things off with the old drummer, …

After teasing us with a string of singles, Bonnie Trash are set to release their debut album ‘Malocchio’ later this month. Backseat Mafia put some questions to Emmalia and Sarafina Bortolon-Vettor to find out about their journey to releasing their debut album and what the future looks like. Give us a potted history of the …

With 3 EPs soon to be under their belt, Harv Lake’s Ruina, are a new force in metal making big waves with their hard-hitting, emotive and riff laden music they are utterly compelling. We put some questions to the band as they are set to share that 3rd EP with the world. Give us a potted …