THE METAL WIRE: Sean Killian [VIO-LENCE] Diagnosed With Stage 4 Cirrhosis Of the Liver; What Fans Can Do To Help***UPDATED***
Jun25

THE METAL WIRE: Sean Killian [VIO-LENCE] Diagnosed With Stage 4 Cirrhosis Of the Liver; What Fans Can Do To Help***UPDATED***

THE METAL WIRE: Sean Killian [VIO-LENCE] Diagnosed With Stage 4 Cirrhosis Of the Liver; What Fans Can Do To Help Written by Marc C. Pietrek 2017 [Marc C. Pietrek/www.vitriolinc.com] One of the most revered and let’s be honest, feared bands that came out of the incredible Bay Area thrash metal scene of the mid to late 1980s was VIO-LENCE. Their fist two albums, ‘Eternal Nighmare’ (1988 MECHANIC RECORDS) and...

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Interview: Andy Beresky of BLACK PYRAMID [05/07/2017]
May26

Interview: Andy Beresky of BLACK PYRAMID [05/07/2017]

Interview: Andy Beresky of BLACK PYRAMID [05/07/2017] Written by Marc C. Pietrek 2017 Guitarist/vocalist Andy Beresky of Northampton, Massachusetts-based “psychedelic war metal” trio BLACK PYRAMID telephoned-in on May 07, 2017 to be interviewed by VITRIOL, INC – A DARK UNITED FRONT (www.vitriolinc.com). I learned quickly that this very friendly and engaging musician’s journey into writing some of the most brutal...

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BAND FEATURE (Including Interview): DUST BOLT
May01

BAND FEATURE (Including Interview): DUST BOLT

BAND FEATURE (Including Interview): DUST BOLT Written by Marc C. Pietrek 2017 Those of us who were lucky enough to be around during thrash metals’ most fruit baring years are a skeptical bunch. A lot of us will not even go see bands that we grew up with being loyal to because of excuses like, “It’s not the original line-up, dude!”. We do not buy their latest releases with “I don’t know, man. They...

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Kent Stump [WO FAT]
Feb26

Kent Stump [WO FAT]

VITRIOL INC. / A DARK UNITED FRONT: Kent Stump [ WO FAT ] Interview 02/21/2017 Written by Marc C. Pietrek 2017      Gather around the ‘ol campfire, ya rivet-heads!! I had the good fortune of doing a recorded telephone interview with (guitarist/vocalist) Kent Stump of Dallas, Texas-based (SUPREME!!) stoner rock/stoner metal trio, WO FAT. Let me begin by say ing that if you claim to love stoner rock/stoner metal but have yet to listen...

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Scott Owen [ELIMINATE]
Feb05

Scott Owen [ELIMINATE]

Scott Owen [ ELIMINATE, SUBVERSION A.D., SLAUGHTER CAMPAIGN, RAGING VILOLENCE, ex-HIRAX, ex-PIRANHA] Written by Marc C.. Pietrek 2017 A true leader’s inner core becomes evident in any profession and any walk of life. They possess a steadfast demeanor. They are someone that is willing to take charge of a bad situation and accepts the challenge with no fear whatsoever. They do this as they are utterly confident in their ability...

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Joe Cangelosi [ELIMINATE]
Oct20

Joe Cangelosi [ELIMINATE]

New York City is city that, no matter what time of day or night, its beat continues on. Sometimes that beat is loud, heavy and fast, almost to the point of being off the rail. From the wall-street stock broker, banker and fashion designer to the bicycle

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