Tomas Lindberg of At The Gates: The Heavy Blog Is Heavy Interview

After nearly two decades of silence and side projects, Sweden’s melodic death metal maestros At the Gates dropped 2014’s seamless At War With Reality and have been assaulting the entire globe with a touring schedule as relentless as the riffs ever since. With a confidence and chemistry most full-time bands would kill for year after years of relentless practice, At the Gates really do seem like one of the most proficiently savage and insanely-catchy bands to ever emerge (and then re-emerge) from this subgenre.
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Darkane – The Sinister Supremacy

Darkane are back. Plain and simple. The Sinister Supremacy is every single thing fans of the band will want. From the return of original vocalist Lawrence Mackrory, to the ever meandering and out of the box riffing of Christofer Malmstrom and Klas Ideberg, Darkane's return to form may be the most notable of any band in years as it is more than just a single step above previous effort 2008's Demonic Art.
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Mikael Stanne of Dark Tranquillity: The Heavy Blog Is Heavy Interview

One of the original melodic death metal bands, Dark Tranquillity are still going strong after twenty years. Now, their tenth studio album Construct is on its way, and I've had the joy of being able to chat with singer Mikael Stanne about the album, his life and metal in general. He's one of my favorite vocalists in metal, and he's a great guy. So join me in my fanboy moment as Mikael shares the wisdom of a long and storied career as one of the innovators of a genre.