FLOTSAM AND JETSAM are one of those legendary underground outfits that we feel never really got their fair shake. F&J (to their friends) go back to the beginnings of the thrash scene and should be spoken in the same breath of some of their contemporaries. With the release of their kick ass new self-titled record, we decided it was time to right some wrongs. Axeman Michael Gilbert is an original member and has been the heart and soul of the outfit for the past thirty years. Getting the man on the horn, he was eager to discuss the new album, the experience of buying vinyl records, and touring with MERCYFUL FATE. In our News, Views, and Tunes, we trade war stories on the live front and discuss the Pulse nightclub tragedy. Musically we crank the new Flotsam, GRAVE DESECRATOR, CANDLEMASS, KING DIAMOND, SACRED REICH, and introduce NY metalcore HOLLOW BONES in our Indie Spotlight. Horns!!!
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