Without Rome we wouldn't have Ex Deo

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 two projects...

21/09/2012

For Collision no grindcore but thrashcore or better: grinding thrashcore

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...

17/09/2012

Why The Rotted hate sheep...

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 for answering couple...

15/09/2012

Ad Patres and their respect to the 'fathers'

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 Aesthetics". To support...

11/09/2012

The stomach feeling of Liv Kristine

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

The human evolution according Vile

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 great album and...

16/08/2012

Concrete Swine takes things as they are

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, and- as drummer Jukka...

11/08/2012

The contorted concept of 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;...

10/08/2012

Hibernation is over for Acid Death

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...

08/08/2012

How Cripper is trying to escape the chaos

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 playing guitar...

05/08/2012

Dust Bolt want to spread toxic demolition

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...

25/07/2012

Deadly Remains along with normal grind of work and life

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

Death metal legend Paul Speckmann gives his views on the world and "The New Elite"

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...

14/07/2012

Thornafire, not for an old school worship, nor for ego

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 support Master on their...

02/07/2012

Moonspell and the secret wish of bringing down the system

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...

16/06/2012