Oli Herbert and Mike Martin of All
That Remains talk about their new
album, For We Are Many, how John
Mayer and the blues figure into their
band dynamic, and how they couldn’t
care less what orthodox headbangers
think of their melodic metal.
evolution can be volatile for a band. How do you continue to evolve with- out alienating the fans who were there
at the beginning? It’s a serious question in light
of the tough economic times that have put concert ticket and album sales at an all-time low.
Do you continue the recipe that guarantees success, or risk failure and pursue your changing
vision with the confidence that your fan base
All That Remains chose the latter. Their
new release, For We Are Many, is their fifth
studio album and it continues their legacy of
reaching beyond their metalcore beginnings.
Guitarists Mike Martin and Oli Herbert offset