After what must've seemed like an eternity, 7 Horns 7 Eyes were finally able to unleash their debut album Throes of Absolution earlier this year after their original vocalist decided to move on right after they signed a deal with Century Media Records.

As tough as the situation was, guitarist and main creative force for the band Aaron Smith told me there are no hard feelings when I caught up with him at Tomcats West in Fort Worth when the band played there back on July 28 and judging from the album and the live show, the band made the right choice with "Shiv".

Listen to our entire conversation below.