“I was into emo for a couple of months.” Matt Heafy
SEPT 2008 No.113
38 MINDLESS SELF INDULGENCE Flame-throwing powers, fractured hips and broken lungs. Mindless Self Indulgence answer your questions and shed light on their life of battles and injuries. . .
56 BIFFY CLYRO The world’s most famous ginger twins tell ROCK SOUND about Scottish lager-louts, their invisible bedroom divide and twin telepathy. . .
60 MESHUGGAH ROCK SOUND follow the Swedish metal machine to Oregon to bone up on blastbeats, BPMs and (fake) boobs...
64 THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM Having escaped dismal day jobs to tour the world, The Gaslight Anthem’s Brian Fallon is counting his blessings. He wishes others would count theirs too. . .
66 TRIVIUM Sex, drugs and country music, it’s all been happening behind the scenes of ‘Shogun’. Trivium tell ROCK SOUND all of their sordid secrets. . .
72 THE AUTOMATIC Returning with a defiantly brilliant second album, The Automatic have transformed into a full-on British rock monster and they’re here for keeps. . .
76 STAIND Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, owning hair salons and fishing. Welcome to Staind’s unusual world... Did we mention Fred Durst?
78 SUICIDE SILENCE Selling out, success and why off-roading isn’t any fun... ROCK SOUND collared Suicide Silence for the lowdown...
“If you try and leave they kill you,
so I’m actually quite
terrified right now.” Matt Skiba ON THE CHURCH of satan
me dressed like an idiot!’” ‘This is what he would have wanted – “I like to show up all dressed up and say,
Jimmy Urine on his funeral attire