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Vampires Everywhere!

Vampires Everywhere!

Rising above the ‘Twilight’ stigma
An interview with Michael Vampire

Even if you never have attended the Vans Warped Tour, the mention of it probably puts a certain image and sound in your head—neither of which corresponds with Vampires Everywhere!, an industrial/goth/metal band that recently released its second album, Hellbound and Heartless. Nevertheless, Vampires Everywhere!, named for the comic book in the 1987 horror film The Lost Boys, spent the summer traveling the United States with a host of pop-punk and hardcore bands, and other acts with whom they have nothing in common. When the Warped Tour rolled through Columbia, Md., Live Metal’s Greg Maki caught up with frontman Michael Vampire to discuss the new album, the ongoing pop culture vampire craze and more. (more…)

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Warped Tour 2012. Photos by Greg Maki. (more…)

type_o_bloody_kissesThe sky is cloudy and a dreary gray with sprinkles of cold rain. Colored leaves are falling on the damp ground, and the wind has regained that hint of wintry chill. The atmosphere and setting seem more desolate, and there is an ominous aura in the air. There’s a level of unpredictably, mystery, sexuality and barrels of fun waiting to be had by all. And of course, there’s a shitload of candy.

It’s hard to put in words the feelings of thistime of the season, but there’s no better metal record to do that than Type O Negative’s 1993 goth metal classic, Bloody Kisses. (more…)

The_69_Eyes_DevilsThough Finland’s The 69 Eyes have been around for some time, they have only recently gotten U.S. exposure, played their first show here earlier this year. Sure the band may look like Misfits wannabes, but their music is damn good. This band uses their image as a marketing tool, but its not about looks.  (more…)