Interview with Priya Panda of Diemonds – July 5th, 2016

By Mike Bax Lead Image photo by Nikki Ormerod There’s a few bands in Toronto that I consider to be a must-see good time, and I consider Diemonds one of them. A five-piece band almost a decade into their career, I got turned onto the band when they opened a Steel Panther show in Toronto four…

Interview with Lee Aaron – April 14th, 2016

By Mike Bax In 1984, I can vividly remember seeing Lee Aaron on my television. She was gorgeous. She played great heavy music. And she was Canadian. All of these things factored into my decision to spend my allowance money on the Metal Queen album, and submit my parents the wondrous ten songs contained within…

Interview with Steve Zetro Souza of Exodus – March 27th, 2015

Interview by Mike Bax Currently on a four-week run of dates with Testament and Shattered Sun, Exodus is riding on a career high at the moment with the recent release of Blood In, Blood Out, arguably the band’s finest album since the earliest material from the mid-1980s. Thrash historians all know the story of Legacy…