On the eve of Biffy Clyro’s first touring dates in South Africa, writer Kurt Duvel interviewed drummer Ben Johnston of the Scottish rock superstars, learning of the band’s challenges in the vocals department as young teens, what it’s like to meet Dave Grohl, and how they’re translating their latest double-concept album masterpiece Opposites to a live setting.Read More
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Three Scottish rockers, balancing mainstream success with personal struggles such as depression, alcoholism and miscarriages, decide to make a double album. The scales tip, the opposing forces weigh out, and the catharsis is palpable. Writer Kurt Duvel delves into the many dualities that make Biffy Clyro’s new album Opposites so intriguing.Read More
From the 19th to 21st of April 2013, South African writer Kurt Duvel attended the Coachella Music Festival in Indio, California, USA. This is Part 3 in a series of 5 articles, focusing on the second day of the festival.Read More
From the 19th to 21st of April 2013, South African writer Kurt Duvel attended the Coachella Music Festival in Indio, California, USA. This is Part 1 in a series of 5 articles, introducing the festival and line-up.Read More