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    Interview: Page Hamilton of Helmet

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    Soundtalk #2: New Electric Wizard and What Makes Music Relevant

    The new Electric Wizard is AWESOME. Here in Soundtalk #2, I discuss this record, and what exactly makes music...
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    Band Of The Week: Illuminate Me

    This week’s spotlighted band is Illuminate Me. They’re a thrash/punk/hardcore band from South Florida, and their debut album, I...
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    If Bands Were High School Students

    Here’s some late night action for you – someone in the Defend Pop Punk Forum on Facebook recently posted...
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    “5 Albums That Changed Our Lives” with Homemade Crazy

    Indie pop/rock foursome Homemade Crazy stopped by to discuss 5 albums that changed their lives – one album each,...

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If you notice an unusual change in graphics and or our site, please be patient as http://riseabovetheanchor.com is merging into TheNewFury! All content from RATA will be moving over to us: staff members, interviews, and news.

We apologize for the inconvenience – we will attempt to make this merger as smooth as possible leading up to Warped Tour this weekend.

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Interview: Nine Volt Heart


nine volt heartI had the opportunity to talk to the guys in the indie-punk band, Nine Volt Heart, from Yorkshire.¬†Their latest release,¬†The Miracle Kids, has received some positive attention, and there’s a reason why. Check it out as we talk about inspirations, the release and reception of their album, fear, and so much more!
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Interview: Gary Mader of Eyehategod


10154564_10153105025940961_1742561566918639020_nOver a decade without an album? The passing of their beloved drummer and friend, Joey LaCaze? Most bands would be swallowed by the pressure situations like this bring – but not the long-running Louisianan outfit Eyehategod, whose new self-titled album is a tremendous shot in the arm to a music scene that desperately missed them.

I had the opportunity to interview bass player Gary Mader about everything from the state of music in 2014, to some of his favorite bands growing up. Check it out after the jump! It’s pretty enlightening.

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