Interview

Christine Kelly

Owner of Tridroid Records on running a cassette label, choosing which bands to work with, and the value of good art.

From the avantgarde metal of Violet Cold to the stoner rock of Mothership and everything in between, owner Christine Kelly of Tridroid Records has been supporting the musical visions of creative people from around the world ever since she bought the label in 2016. They’ve issued gorgeous boutique cassette re-releases of high profile bands (the first Enslaved album, Vikingligr Veldi and Wardruna’s Runaljod – Ragnarok, among others) while also championing a wide variety of lesser…

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Interview

Doomstress Alexis Hollada

Singer, songwriter, bassist and band leader on Doomstress’ whirlwind first 3 years.

Houston’s Doomstress was officially christened as such in 2016, but the musical partnership at the center of it has existed since at least 2005 when bassist/vocalist “Doomstress” Alexis Hollada joined guitarist Brandon Johnson in Well of Souls. That lineup released an EP in 2005 and splintered but Alexis, Brandon and drummer Raymond Matthews resurfaced a few years later as Project Armageddon. Their 2010 debut, “Departure” is a great example of the Candlemass-inspired doom that’s something…

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