Tag: Solarhead

Listmania: New Years Day Honours List 2022!

Just before Gingerbread John McClane gets put back in his box for another year, it’s time said thank you to a few people for another fantastic year of Metal Noise. Breaking out of the lockdown of what we’ve affectionately called the plague years live shows were in full effect and we were able to bring

Exclusive Interview: 20 Questions with… Solarhead!

“The Mourning Bride“, a poem by William Congreve from 1697 contains the phrase “music has charms to sooth a savage breast”, one often mistakenly quoted as Shakespearian and famously reworked unintentionally by The Offspring to “music soothes even the savage beast” which in this Metal life seems far more appropriate. If we are the savage beast then

Review: “Shadow Synthesis” by Solarhead

Don’t be fooled by the aesthetics of  science fiction that wrap themselves around Solarhead like a Boa Constrictor ready to choke off the air supply at a moments notice. After a pair of well received EPs in “Orbital Decay” and “Repulsar” in 2020 it has become abundantly clear that while the imagery, song titles and

Listmania: New Years Day Honours List 2021!

We reached a lot of milestone markers in the success of Metal Noise in 2021 and while we weren’t able to bring you anywhere near as many live reviews as we’d hoped for or any summer Festival coverage (for obvious reasons), there were some real bucket list moments chalked off, including our fly on the

NEWS: Solarhead break out the Jim Beam for “Santan”!

After two EPs in “Orbital Decay” and “Repulsar” made their mark, Solarhead vocalist Jason Emry and guitarist, bassist Bob Hamilton have announced they are putting the final touches on a debut album that will see them joined by a flesh, blood and bone drummer in Peter Stotle. Those smoke signals from the camp have come with

NEWS: Solarhead return with “World Of Shadows”!

“This is your last chance. After this there is no turning back. You take the blue pill, the story ends; you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes. Remember, all I’m

Under The Influence #86: Solarhead on “Aeolian” by The Ocean

Founded by guitarist and songwriter Robin Staps in Berlin Germany back in the year 2000, The Ocean (sometimes referred to as The Ocean Collective) and a Progressive Metal quintet who draw influences from other sub genres into their sound, including Sludge, Post, Avant-garde and Extreme Metal. They signed with Metal Blade Records in 2005 and

Exclusive Interview: Solarhead talk “Repulsar”!

Home studios in Indianapolis and Franklin, Indiana is where you’ll find Solarhead vocalist Jason Emry and guitarist, bassist Bob Hamilton when they’re not working their 9 to 5 grind and in the year of the Great Plague they released not one but two EPs to get the project off the ground. We had the pleasure

Review: “Repulsar” by Solarhead

Vocalist Jason Emry and guitarist Bob Hamilton (who also handled bass duties) are a duo known as Solarhead. Having written music together for many years in many different bands they got together to form Solarhead from the ashes of Abominaut at some point in 2019 before unleashing EP “Orbital Decay” in the summer of 2020.

NEWS: Solarhead premier “Suffocated Cargo”!

Having warned us that it was in the works when we interviewed them about their debut EP “Orbital Decay“, Christmas Day 2020 saw vocalist Jason Emry and guitarist Bob Hamilton, otherwise known as Solarhead give us the gift that keeps giving in their sophomore EP “Repulsar“. The Indiana pair have made it available on all