This Is Hell
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This Is Hell Interviews and Features
Below are our features and interviews with This Is Hell.
This Is Hell has turned out to be one of the more exciting thrash bands in recent memory, but it wasn’t always that way for this New York quintet. They originally took inspirations from the NY hardcore scene for their first two albums, “Sundowning” and “Misfortunes,” before taking cues from bands like Municipal Waste on last year’s “Weight Of The World.” Just a year later, they have completely turned into a thrash act with “Black Mass,” though not without a few hints of their past still present. I had a chance to speak to guitarist Rick Jimenez in late October about “Black Mass” and how long-time fans will react to this new direction for This Is Hell. More...
Long Island hardcore act This is Hell recently wrapped up recording for the follow-up album to "Weight of the World," which is currently set for release sometime in October. Shortly after finishing up the studio stint, guitarist Rick Jimenez corresponded with Metalunderground.com to fill us in on the recording sessions and discuss what fans are going to hear on the upcoming album.
Jimenez delves into his recent obsession with all things Metallica and the new album's more metal-centric approach, the socially conscious lyrical content that will be found on the disc, New York's hardcore scene, and even the recent death of Cipher drummer Daniel Bobis. Check out the full interview below to get a glimpse into This Is Hell's world and find out about the band's upcoming live activity. More...