INTERVIEW: Locked In A Vacancy On Their New EP, New York Hardcore and Metal History, and More!


Ghost Cult Keefy caught up with most of the guys in Locked In A Vacancy! They released their recent EP “Before The Dawn” in December, 2023. They were a key band in the New York Hardcore, Metal, and Death Metal scene in the late nineties and early 2000s, and have opened for the likes of Hatebreed, Biohazard, Candiria, Cryptopsy, Dying Fetus, The Haunted, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Zao, and many others. We chatted with the band about their comeback, signing with Fuzz Therapy Records, a chat about the Metalcore and Deathcore genres (starting with Bronx Deathcore), keeping the fun in Metal, and much more!

 

 

Shout out to That Goat Metal Show, which inspired the conversation about Deathcore/Death Metal and its origins in NYC.

Buy and stream the “Before The Dawn” EP:
https://lockedinavacancy.bandcamp.com/album/before-the-dawn

This incarnation of Locked In A Vacancy is:
Dyami Bryant – Vocals
Nelson Blake II – Guitar
Jay Shine – Drums
Dennis Lars Torrent – Bass
Michael Seltzberg – Guitar
*John Albayrak played guitar on this recording

 

Interview by Ghost Cult Keefy:
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Editing by Omar Cordy:
https://www.instagram.com/ojcpics

Theme music by Salted Wounds:
https://www.instagram.com/saltedwoundsnyc

This videos shoutout goes to Carry On, October!
https://www.instagram.com/carryonoctober/

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