Fractured at the Indie Cork Film Festival with interview

We were delighted to be a part of this years Indie Cork Film Festival for the 2nd year in a row – a big THANK YOU to Ronan for his organising of the ‘CineCeoil’ screening. We had a showing of the Zh0ra episode and a premiere of a rough cut of Episode Ten. At the…


Fractured as special guest on BlackoutAtSunrise Podcast

Catching up on a few news bits here – I was the guest for episode 21 on the BlackoutAtSunrise podcast, a show dedicated to creative types working in Ireland. I had a great time chatting with Kieran on this, and the topics covered are the series, my own personal music tastes and my plans for…


FRACTURED: NINE – “Zhora – Hold this River”

The ninth episode heads down to Clonmel, and joins progressive/sludge metallers Zhora in the recording of their new album, the rehearsals and shows in the run up to their appearance at the Wacken Festival. Colin and Tom discuss what drives them, musically, and about life being into the more extreme side of art while living…


FRACTURED: EIGHT ‘Okus – Feeder of Famine’

I’m delighted to present the latest instalment of the series, which sees me heading up to Drogheda to spend some time with Okus. As musicians, these guys have been active in the scene for a long time, but collectively they are really making waves as Okus. They have built a solid reputation for their own…



Fractured: Seven “Coldwar – The Age of Tension”

Fractured: Seven finds us spending some time with another long-running death metal band from Dublin; Coldwar. Spearheaded by Paul and Trevor, the guys have been a staple on the heavy scene for 15 years, and despite several line-up changes, managed to keep things together to the release of their latest album, Pantheist, in 2015. Unfortunately,…


Interview: The Thin Air

In November, I had the pleasure of chatting with Stevie Lennox from The Thin Air about the series, the reasons for doing it, and the future of it. “You may not have noticed yet, but Dublin-based filmmaker John Mulvaney is doing an invaluable service for the Irish underground scene in his short-form documentary series,Fractured. Each…


FRACTURED: SIX “Slidhr – Ash and Smoke”

FRACTURED: SIX is one that I consider special, simply for the fact that it exists at all. Slidhr is essentially the work of one man, Joseph Deegan, who has been involved in the Irish metal scene for over 20 years. Despite this, Slidhr does its best to shy away from the spotlight, and simply allows…


Interview with Invisible Oranges

During the summer myself and Darragh O’Leary from Invictus Productions spoke with Invisible Oranges about the metal scene in Ireland. “Primordial, Cruachan, Darkest Era, Abaddon Incarnate, Mourning Beloveth, ZOM…some key contributors to the international metal scene hail from Ireland, but it can be tough to name more than a handful. There are plenty of underground…


FRACTURED: FIVE ‘ILENKUS – Like Burning Glass’

This month I ventured out to Galway City and spent a considerable amount of time with Ilenkus. Despite their perceived youth, the members have been involved in the music scene in Ireland for a considerable amount of time, but really are hitting their stride with their current guise – delivering one of the best live shows…