RR UK sat down with Matt and Corey when they were in London recently.
Check out the interview in 2 parts videos below:
Our very own Corey Beaulieu Checks in with One Metal in Nottingham UK Recently:
Trivium have rolled into Nottingham with their Into The Mouth Of Hell Tour, and I’m sat backstage with chief axe-wielder Corey Beaulieu. We’ve done the pleasantries; he’s doing ok, we’re doing ok, and essentially all is happy. Thing is, when people found out I was interviewing him, there seemed to be one topic people wanted me to talk about… so I decided to jump in with two feet.
Read more at Onemetal.com
Rhythm caught up with Nick ahead of Trivium’s show in Bristol earlier this week to get the lowdown on replacing Travis, touring and what’s coming up for the band....
to read more head to
Rhythm Mag UK
Matt will be doing signings for Marshall and Gibson at the Musikmesse in Francfort Germany.
MARCH 26, 2010 (MARSHALL SIGNING)
Marshall signing 3pm at Marshall booth
MARCH 27, 2010 (GIBSON SIGNING)
Gibson signing 3pm at Gibson Booth
MORE INFORMATIONS HERE: http://musik.messefrankfurt.com/frankfurt/en/besucher/willkommen.html
So here we bring you another of our Gear Nerd series, where we chat so our musicians about their instrument of choice and what fuels their passion, influences their sound and the instruments / kit they use.
This time around we are chatting to Matt Heafy from Floridian metallers TRIVIUM about his guitar playing career and here, in part one, we get an in-depth insight into the music that drives and influences him. Come back Monday (March 29th) to learn more about his playing style and kit.
Roadrunner UK: So first up, how old were you when you picked up a guitar?
Matt Heafy: When I literally first touched a guitar?
RR: When you picked it up and were like ‘this is what I wanna do’.
MH: When I picked it up to play I was 11. When I first touched a guitar and posed with a guitar in a picture I was probably just a couple of months old. [Contemplates] Maybe 6 months old? 7 months old?
RR: So music and guitars have been around you all your life?
MH: They’ve been around, but I think my parents just wanted me to discover it myself, they never told me ‘oh hey go listen to these bands’. So the first thing I got into was pop punk and radio rock. As all kids from Florida do, ‘cause that’s all there is in Florida, pop punk and radio rock. So I got into those kinds of bands at first, like ska, and my first show was ‘Real Big Fish’, second show was like ‘Blink 182’. I tried out for like a pop punk ska band, my try out song was ‘Dammit’ (by Blink 182) but I wasn’t good enough to play it so they didn’t let me in their band. They’re actually still a band, I’m still buddies with them so they always joke about how they kicked me out, but they never let me in. I got the ‘Black Album’ (Metallica’s self titled release) when I was 12 and then I kind of rediscovered guitar and realised what else you could do with guitar. I got very much into metal at 12 and started practicing, made it into Trivium at 12 so yeah I practiced at ton when I got into metal.
TRIVIUM are just finishing up their UK headline tour, and when they were here in London, Kerrang.com sat down with Paolo and Matt to chat about the tour and about the new drummer Nick coming into the band. They also talk a little about God Of War III, which features the band on the official soundtrack, which is available on iTunes now!
And on Monday (March 29th) you will be able to check out an interview with Matt and Corey when episode six of Red Bull's Bedroom Jam 2010 features an interview with the guys. The interview broadcasts at 5pm (UK time) Monday 29th March at at this location. And if you play in a UK/Ireland-based band you can also find out how your band could be playing Download 2010 and record an album for free!
Rocklouder scribe Michael Snowden last week caught up with Trivium lynchpin Paolo Gregoletto to ask what the guys have in store for their latest UK tour, the reasons behind the band's split with drummer Travis Smith and plans for their anticipated fifth studio album.
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INTERVIEW
Episode six of Bedroom Jam 2010 features an interview with Matt and Corey from Trivium, and broadcasts at 5pm (GMT) Monday 29th March at http://www.redbullbedroomjam.com
And if you play in a UK/Ireland-based band you can also find out how your band could be playing Download 2010 and record an album for free!
Your feedback for the blistering new Trivium track "Shattering The Skies
Above" has been so great that we want to share a three part video series
documenting the making of the track!
The first part of this series will premiere right here
for Trivium World members ONLY on Friday, March 26th.
Part one finds the band in the studio with Nick, laying down his first-ever
Trivium drum tracks!!! So join us next week and get your own intimate,
behind-the-scenes look at "The Making Of 'Shattering The Skies Above'"!!
For the time being, here's a sneak peak.