HELLBOUND video interview: Byzantine in San Francisco, 16 September 2017

Byzantine are on tour in North America with label mates Sacred Reich, promoting their latest album The Cicada Tree. When the tour hit San Francisco earlier this month, Hellbound’s Todd Owens sat down with Chris (OJ) Ojeda and Brian Henderson to talk touring, songwriting, influences, gear and more. Interested in which of these guys share an appreciation for not just Sacred Reich but also Tears for Fears and Hall & Oates? Curious about the metal scene in West Virginia? Want to know what happens when a metal tour is double-booked against a Disney act? Check out the interview here or on our Youtube channel.

Todd interviewed OJ and Brian from Byzantine at Slim’s in San Francisco CA, 16 September 2017.

Byzantine line-up:

Chris Ojeda – Vocals, Rhythm Guitar
Brian Henderson – Lead Guitar, Vocals
Sean Sydnor – Bass Guitar, Acoustic Guitar
Matt Bowles – Drums

On tour – BYZANTINE w/ Sacred Reich:

9/14/2017 The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA w/ Hirax, Yidhra
9/15/2017 The Roxy Theatre – Los Angeles, CA w/ Hirax, Yidhra
9/16/2017 Slim’s – San Francisco, CA w/ Yidhra
9/18/2017 Marquis Theater – Denver, CO
9/19/2017 The Riot Room – Kansas, MO
9/20/2017 Reggie’s – Chicago, IL
9/21/2017 Opera House – Toronto, ON
9/22/2017 Les Foufounes Electriques – Montreal, QC
9/23/2017 Brighton Music Hall – Boston, MA
9/24/2017 Gramercy Theater – New York, NY
9/25/2017 Voltage – Philadelphia, PA
9/27/2017 Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
9/28/2017 Southport Hall – New Orleans, LA
9/29/2017 Trees – Dallas, TX
9/30/2017 Scout Bar – Houston, TX w/ Slim
10/01/2017 Rock Box – San Antonio, TX

Byzantine online: