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interview with emergency gate metal band

Originating from Germany, Emergency Gate have just recorded their new 4th full-length for the active label ZYX Music. So We got the chance to have a talk with guitarist Udo. Welcome to BRUTALISM.com Emergency Gate, let’s start introducing the band to our readers. We are Emergency Gate and we play modern Melodic Death Metal, spiced up with electroni …

16/03/2013
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interview with katalepsy death metal

Goddamn it guys, your new album just swept my head off. Way better than your first one. A real killer album. So what’s the word so far? Give me info on the feedback. Thanks a lot for you words about KATALEPSY, that’s great to know, that months of our hard work aren’t disappeared in Void. Now we are getting good reviews all over the world and this i …

14/03/2013
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interview adrie kloosterwaard weapons to hunt

I had a chat with Weapons To Hunt’s frontman Adrie Kloosterwaard after a stunning debut release that went down a storm in my book, it was only right we got to speak about this album. Weapons To Hunt’s members are very busy musicians so I am rather pleased I got the time to speak to Adrie. ‘Blessed In Sin’ is a pretty damn good release, were you exp …

14/03/2013
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interview society's plague

Society’s Plague is a 5 piece Epic Melodic Metal band from Lexington, Ky. They love Ovaltine and Burritos but the reason for this interview is their upcoming tour with Mushroomhead, Final Trigger and Geminin Syndrome and their sophomore release. Before hitting the road Matt Newton (singer) got some time to answer the questions. Hey you guys, how ar …

12/02/2013
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interview with by the patient

By The Patient is hailing from Denmark and till now they have released two EPs, “The Carcass Monologue”, which secured the band a Danish Metal Awards nomination for talent of the year in 2008 and “Catenation Of Adversity”, released in 2009 and got them on the bill on Roskilde Festival, Aalborg Metal Festival and Wacken Open Air in 2010. The debut a …

27/01/2013
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interview with hatriot

Hatriot is a thrash band that bring back the fast and furious metal but still melodic. The frontman is no one else as Steve Souza, better know as Zetro (Exodus) and you can read an interview with him here that was done in June 2012. The guy responsible for the music is guitarist Kosta V and I asked him some questions regarding their debut album “He …

19/01/2013
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interview with death metal band hate from poland

While their brethren Behemoth and Vader had many opportunities to tour the States. Hate was left on the sidelines begrudgely waiting their turn. Which came in 2012. I seen the band myself opened up for Rotting Christ and Mayhem. Due to lack of distribution in the USA the band left Listenable Records and went to Napalm Records. I recently caught wit …

23/12/2012
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interview with audrey horne

Originally started as a side project. Audrey Horne is kinda like a who’s who of The Norwegian music scene with members playing in other bands like enslaved and sagh. With their upcoming fourth album release titled “Youngblood”. Aubrey Horne has proven they’re not some fly by night supergroup. I appreciate this music so much it has pining for the ol …

20/12/2012
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interview with chainsaw penis

Unaware of who Chainsaw Penis are? If so Have you been living in a cave? Well fear not because I was lucky enough to catch up with four of the members to casually chat shit about the world’s current status on Deftones, Bring Me The Horizon, top releases of the year, Christmas presents, appearing in Terrorizer magazine, Nicolas Cage,  and of course …

14/12/2012
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interview with ophidian i

Ophidian I is an Icelandic technical death metal ensemble founded in the Summer of 2010 in Reykjavík, Iceland. The band features members of Icelandic death metal groups such as Discord, Dysmorphic, Severed Crotch and Beneath. The initial idea was to create a clean sounding yet raw type of death metal inspired by new wave technical bands such as Obs …

05/12/2012
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interview bleed the freaks

Hello there from BRUTALISM! How are things going for you? Still on tour or is that wrapped up? We are doing good! Been busy promoting the new record and playing some shows here and there. Right now we are on break for the holidays but 2013 should be real busy for Bleed The Freaks. We hope to get over to Europe next year. Your debut is pretty solid …

05/12/2012
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interview with skalmold

When it comes to Iceland far as music goes the first thing that come mind is Bjork. Latest musical import Skálmöld came into a year ago. Two years young the band got signed a year after they formed. They released their debut “Baulder” on Napalm Records. While on the road the band was busy writing material for second album “Börn Loka” which based ol …

20/11/2012
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interview with a forest of stars

It is not very often that Metal comes off like a well organized play, but when considering UK. Psychedelic Black Metal act A Forest Of Stars, it delivers quite well. Not the typical style that most fans would expect, one knows they’ve found something special when the music is unorthodox (and still makes sense) and the lyrics are thoughtful and not …

20/11/2012
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interview with nyx aether

Nyx Aether is a Symphonic Dark Metal group that will appeal to those who like thoughtful, classically influenced Metal with touches of a spiritual essence. Like a phoenix they are rising with their debut ‘Entering Into Rebirth’ which is an album full of heavy, Doom influenced songs with tons of soft, backing instruments the cushion the brutality. I …

20/11/2012
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interview malignancy death metal

Malignancy is a Yonkers, New York based technical death/grind band formed in 1992. Combining elements of the non-conventional, Malignancy push forward to create the perfect mix of insanity and technical prowess. The album “Eugenics” is released and as I rate it with the full 5 stars, it was time to ask some questions to Danny Nelson, founding membe …

13/11/2012
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interview with paragon metal band germany

Paragon are a real, true heavy metal band from Northern Germany and whom have been releasing albums for many years. Their recent release ‘Force of Destruction’ is a perfect album for true heavy metal heads, fist raising, headbanging reminiscent of great artists like Accept and Judas Priest. Brutalism was really blown away by this remarkable album, …

05/11/2012
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interview with the evil dead

The Evil Dead make music to drink with the dead and toast with the living. Based in Buenos Aires (Argentina), The Evil Dead mixes thrash metal, heavy metal and old school rock ‘n roll with a triple guitar attack and hellish vocals. Making a unique style that they refer to as “Skeleton Boogie”, something between a music style and a life style. By mi …

29/10/2012
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interview t.a.n.k. france metal band

It’s in 2006 in the Parisian suburb that the future founders of the metal band T.A.N.K (Think of A New Kind) meet each other. Called Dark Signs at this time and their main influence oscillates between Children Of Bodom and In Flames. After several line up changes T.A.N.K plays all over France and Belgium, where its enthusiasm and aggressiveness on …

25/10/2012
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interview grave swedish death metal

Interview with Ola Lindgren (vocals/guitarist) of Grave.

19/10/2012
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interview with dark funeral

Interview with Lord Ahriman of Dark Funeral.

19/10/2012
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interview deiphago black metal

20 Years of black metal, Deiphago is showing no signs of letting up or slowing down. The band decided to relocate to Costa Rica after being and raised in their native homeland of the Philipines. The band hooked up with US kvlt label Hells Headbangers, last year they released their debut album “Filpino Anti Christ”. After the dust and damage has bee …

10/10/2012
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interview with whourkr

What is the origin of your name and what it means WHOURKR? The name Whourkr was created after a long talking like prehistoric human being with Laurent, the first singer. We noticed afterward that this sound “Whourkr” was appearing quite often and it actually sounds primitive. No real signification, it’s like the language of the body, there is no in …

04/10/2012
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interview with buffalo grillz from italy

Please give us a short introduction of yourself so we know with who we deal with? You are talking with Marco, or “Cinghio” if you prefer, guitar player and songwriter of the band…. I’ve started to play when I was 13 and I always played bass, but I’ve started to play guitar 4 months after Buffalo Grillz born because I did not found a guitar player f …

03/10/2012
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interview with alan of sophicide

Please give us a short introduce yourself. Hi, I’m Adam, 22 years old, guitarist and singer for Sophicide, which I started as my solo project in 2009. Sophicide isn’t a one man project anymore. Who are the other recording artists? Actually we’re just now in the process of adding band members and becoming a full band. So concerning the recordings so …

01/10/2012
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interview with pharaoh

In a time where metal music can tend to start repeating itself or begin to meld into one gelatinous cube of ‘suck,’ there are a few bands out there who try to punch a hole in that cube. Pharaoh is a Power Metal band from the U.S. that has just released their fourth full length album of allegorical fantasies, and despite a varied, powerful sound, ev …

30/09/2012
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interview with pictured

Created in 2007 in Quimper, Brittany, Pictured releases its firstself-produced demo, “Son Of The Night”, in 2008. Already characterized by a strong musical personality, Pictured releases “The Dwelling” in 2010 at the Drudenhaus Studio (Anorexia Nervosa, Alcest, Ultra Vomit). This release gets numerous positive feedbacks. Later, the band finds other …

26/09/2012
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interview with f.u.b.a.r. fubar grindcore

Please give us a short introduction of yourself and also introduce the other members as well. Hello, I am Mark guitarist of F.U.B.AR.. I will be answering the questions. And I also do a little bit of vocals in F.U.B.AR.. The other guys are Bas. He plays bass guitar and does the low grunts. Paul is drumming. And Luc is our main vocalist en writer of …

25/09/2012
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interview with revel in flesh death metal

The idea for Revel In Flesh was born in autumn 2011 when it was obvious that Immortal Rites was falling more or less apart. Revel In Flesh is like a new musical beginning in the way of delivering a non – compromise band under the banner of classical Death Metal. Their debut album “Deathevokation” was released in spring 2012 and currently the band i …

24/09/2012
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interview with ex deo kataklysm

Kataklysm’s frontman maurizo is a busy man not only he’s touring with his band Kataklysm, he also own his own agency Rock The Nation and Hard Impact Management. Other than Kataklysm he also fronting Ex Deo. Inspired by his love of roman history. Maurizo decided to form Ex Deo after releasing one album on Nuclear Blast. Maurizo decided separate the …

21/09/2012
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interview collision frindcore

To start this interview please give us a short introduction of yourself. Hello everybody, I’m Wouter/Tammi, one of the 2 lead singers in Collision. The band is around since 2000, so can you give us a brief overview in 10 words? We have a great time playing shows and recording music! Ofcourse a lot happened in those years. What do you consider as th …

17/09/2012
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interview with the rotted

Gorerotted was a deathgrind band that hit the scene with lots of filth and sheer pleasure. After several releases, lots of gigs, member changes and other problems the band was disbanded and two members formed a continuation with 2 guys from Screamin Daemon the band The Rotted. The founding member of both bands, Tim Carley, has spent precious time f …

15/09/2012
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interview ad patres death metal

In days Metal scene is invaded with styles and bands where many value appearance over musicianship, it would easy to forget that intensity and power are the roots upon which was built DEATH METAL. Ad Patres deals with refreshing the memory of amnesiacs. Started in 2008 and after one promo, split with Writhing they just released their debut “Scorn A …

11/09/2012
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interview liv kristine Leaves Eyes

Liv Kristine career as an artist and songwriter in the mid nineties with Theater Of Tragedy then Leaves Eyes. Later on Liv expanded her musical horizons as a solo artist. Unfortunately she hasn’t reach the same musical acclaim in the States like she did Europe. Sadly she would known in the States with her duet with Cradle Of filth which earned her …

21/08/2012
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interview vile death metal

Vile is a brutal tech death metal band from California and spewing their music since 1996. The band had several members but the main man behind it is Colin Davis, the guitarist and composer. Vile released in 2011 their 4th full length “Metamorphosis” and now they are doing an European Tour together with Brazilian Lacerated And Carbonized. With the …

16/08/2012
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interview concrete swine

Finland’s Concrete Swine has only recently begun their journey, but already started to develop quite a following. Taking a rather unique approach to Metal by fusing Rock and Blues together, one won’t find them comparable to Melodic Death Metal brethren like Children Of Bodom, but slowly growing into a league of their own. Things will come and go, a …

11/08/2012
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interview signs preyer

Hello there. Congrats on your recent debut album; it’s pretty great stuff! Bluesy, rocking, and metal all blended into one! So how did you all form up together back in 2006? Yeah, the band born in 2006 with Ghode at voice and Eric at the guitar…very soon Viktor and James arrived in the band and Ghode decided to pick up the guitar; all of that under …

10/08/2012
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interview acid death greece death metal

In a single fortnight, almost ten years after their disbandment, Prog Thrash assault from Greece known as Acid Death finally felt the urge to come out of hiding and show to the world they are still Metal as ever! With the recent release of their fourth studio album, ‘Eidolon,’ they have proven this to be true. It combines all the elements of the ba …

08/08/2012
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Please give us a short introduction of yourself to start this interview with? Gerrit: Hey there, my name Gerrit. I’m the new bass player joined Cripper in April 2012. I know the guys since the early days, so it’s pretty cool now being part of band. Jonathan: Hi, I’m Jonathan, playing guitar.. Christian: Hellyeah out there! This is Christian, I’m pl …

05/08/2012
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internet dust bolt

In 2006 four 13 year old kids going by the name of Lenny B, Flo D, Ben E, and Nico decided to form Dust Bolt. Four years later this Munich quartet released their debut EP titled “Choas Procession”. With the demo and the EP under their belt the band caught the attention of austrian label Napalm Records. Within three days the band released their debu …

25/07/2012
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interview deadly remains

Deadly Remains is one of the best new original death metal bands coming out of California. Born in 2006, the band recorded and released their debut “Moral Crusade” demo. That demo earned some gigs in their home state of California and all along the Pacfic Northwest and Nevada. These gigs earned the band a solid foundation of a fan base. Now signed …

17/07/2012
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interview master paul speckmann

Master’s eleventh studio album is something of a pure death metal force. Laden with classic tunes and a raw energy,  there is no slowing down for mastermind Paul Speckmann, so this was a perfect opportunity to question the legend and find out a little bit about the album and of course, Paul’s well versed views on the state of the world. Now if ther …

14/07/2012
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interview thornafire death metal

The South American metal scene has spawned many of great bands. Starting with Sepultura in the late eighties and early nineties to Krisiun. One band that made a good impression on me was Chile’s own Thornafire. Even though the band sings most of their in Spanish, you can’t deny the technical brutality and finese musicianship. Already slated to supp …

02/07/2012
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interview moonspell

The last time I interviewed Moonspell was four years at the Palladium in Dallas. At that time the band was one of the main support acts for Danzig on the Blackest Of Black Tour. A lot has changed since then, their last brillant release “Night Eternal”. After many years on Century Media they moved on to SPV and released “Night Eternal”. Then suddenl …

16/06/2012
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interview zetro hatriot exodus

Ever since Steve ‘Zetro’ Souza left Thrash legends Exodus back in 2004, music listeners have been wondering what he’s been up to. Sure there has been a side project here and there and occasional live appearance with Testament but nothing solid enough for fans to say ‘yeah, he’s been doing this for a while.’ So it was surprising when his agent conta …

09/06/2012
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interview with Secretpath from italy

Secretpath borns from a Pierluigi “Aries” Ammirata’s initiative in the summer of 2008, on Cosenza, a city of Calabria (a region in the south of Italy). October 2009 the band is ready with Pierluigi “Aries” Ammirata on guitar, Paolo Ferrante on vocals, Lisa Bilotti on bass and Francesco “Storm” Borrelli (ex-Strike Avenue, actually drummer also of th …

06/06/2012
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interview with homoferus

Homoferus has been on hiatus for quite some time, and even when they resurfaced with a new album of Blackened Gothic Metal bliss it was still a quiet entrance. However, with a new lineup and ideology, the band seems like they are here to stay for a bit longer. With such an ‘unknown’ about the group, I was able to talk with the band a bit to shed li …

06/06/2012
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interview thomas wouters of bodyfarm

Bodyfarm was found in the late summer of 2009 by Quint Meerbeek (drums) and Thomas Wouters (guitars, vocals) with the intenstion to play quality death metal with a mind of it’s own. The self titled EP released in 2010 received great responses. In April 2012 Bodyfarm finished their debut full-length “Malevolence” (Cyclone Empire Recs) and will be re …

04/06/2012
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St. Petersburg, Russia was the first Russian capital before it was changed over to Moscow. This was the city that Peter The Great created which also was the home of the Russian Baltic Fleet. It was also known as Leningrad which was named after the creator of the USSR Lenin. St. Petersburg was also the place of one of the most brutal assaults it wit …

31/05/2012