Pushing the Metal Boundaries; Matrekis deliver a dramatic sophomore release: “Kill Your Captor.” Continuing their march down the road less travelled of metal writing this record has gigantic sound played out with diverse and innovative material that will take you to new places and surprise you with unpredictable elements. That mysterious thread throughout the record clearly Identifies the music as Matrekis.
Talking to Mick Rotella is a journey in one man’s fearlessness of the cult of popular opinion following inspiration, discipline, and the quest for excellence in his craft against the run of the mill in trends, genres and imitation. He discusses the miracle of song writing, theories on musicology such as the rule of 4, and several fascinating choices in style and creativity. Mick is the Lead Guitarist, along with Mike “LONGHAIR” Annis on Lead Vocals, Brett Ahlgren on Bass, and Corey Kirk at Drums. The video below is the interview.