Meredith of Vlazemetal.com conducted an interview with vocalist Alexandre Erian and guitarist Al Glassman of the Montreal-based deathcore act DESPISED ICON prior to the band's July 11, 2008 appearance at the House of Blues in Hollywood, California as part of the Summer Slaughter tour. Watch the chat in two parts below.
DESPISED ICON recently announced the departure of bassist Sebastien Piché. He has since been replaced by Glassman's longtime friend Max Lavelle from GORATORY.
DESPISED ICON released a "deluxe edition" of its "The Ills of Modern Man" album on June 24 featuring a bonus DVD composed of a live set from a monumental hometown performance, interviews and behind-the-scenes footage. The live footage includes the following songs: "A Fractured Hand", "Bulletproof Scales", "Harvesting The Deceased", "Immaculate", "Retina", "The Sunset Will Never Charm Us" and "In The Arms Of Perdition".