2012 JUNO Award Nominations - Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Press Conference - Toronto - February 7, 2012

By Jamie Lincoln


Let’s face it – Canada’s pool of musical heavy hitters is a narrow, shallow pond compared to our submerged neighbours to the South. Our performers don’t evolve from hatchings either, but what we lack in sparkle, we make up for in heart. In this light, the 2012 Juno...


Interview with Al Jourgensen of Ministry - January 31st, 2012

Interview by Mike Bax

It might come as a surprise to a lot of Ministry fans to find out that frontman Al Jourgensen has very little affinity for the genre of music he has dabbled in over the past two and half decades. He doesn’t play EBM / industrial music in his spare time. If pressed, he probably would admit to enjoying the classics: The Beatles, Zeppelin, old blues and...


Interview with Phil Demmel of Machine Head - January 28th, 2012

Interview and Photo by Mike Bax

I found this interview a little tough to do, not because of Phil Demmel or Machine Head in any way shape or form. I found it hard to prep for because I had imported the Machine Head Metal Hammer collectors’ package from the UK that was made available on release day for Unto The Locust. Inside this...