Crimson Fall interview

It all began in late 1999, in the southern part of Johore (Skudai), when Deadzid was getting tired of playing cover songs in several line-ups until he met a drummer ñ Necrodin. And so they decided to form a serious band in the veins of metal. After a while, Deadzid started to wrote several songs and asked one of his jamming buddies...

16/10/2001

Authority

AUTHORITY was formed in Jakarta, Indonesia on Febuary 19th 1997, with the fisrt formation: Budy (Vocal), Sandy (Guitar), Oelynk (Bass), Deddy (Drums). After run for a month Deddy (Drums) was gone out from the band and replaced by Ary (Drums) and we added another musician Teguh as 2nd Vocal. At that time we played Trash like, SEPULTURA, HYPOCRISY, etc! In the middle...

30/09/2001

Gurthang also inspired by Tolkien

Gurthang is a Belgian (Antwerp) technical yet melodic black death metal-band, formerly known as 'Ecliptica'. Due to numerous reasons we decided to change our bandname into Gurthang on the vernal equinox (March 21st) of the unholy year 2001. Most bandmembers played in Ecliptica for at least two years and recorded the cdemo 'Eclectica' back in 1999. At this very moment the band...

25/09/2001

Maggots for healthy dose of sperm

Maggots was formed at the end of 1998. It was started by: Luc(vocals),Alex(guitar),Mike(guitar),Laup(drums). We first played a couple of covers. That didn't work out for us so we started to write our own songs. After a half year of practicing we found laury(bass). The style we play now is brutal death/grind with lots of variety like grove, fast blast beats and deep...

18/09/2001

Xenomorph stands for spirituality, nihilism and total darkness

Trans-mutating through the burdens of space and time; it’s the way of the natural born misanthrope, it’s the way of Xenomorph. Inspired by the extreme death-, black- and thrash-metal cult of the eighties and early nineties, X-Morph took off somewhere in the mid/late nineties to wander the worlds of obscure sounds and magic. Hard-hitting music combined with dark enigmatic lyrics is the...

14/09/2001

The dirty words of Drakma

This Murciana band was formed in May 2000, beginning with only two components David (guitar) and Ruben (drums), making versions of mythical bans. After three months, Jose (voice) and Andrea (bass) joined the band, and it was in that moment when they began to compose their own songs. Four months later Haydeé joined to the group as the female lead voice, but...

11/09/2001

Jungle Rot quickly punches you in the face

In 1995, JUNGLE ROT released their first full length effort ’Skin The Living’. Thanks to memorable songs and some high profile opening slots for Anthrax, Cannibal Corpse and the Misfits, sales of ’Skin The Living’ began to grow. Out of town shows and an east coast tour followed then before they knew it, ’Skin The Living’ had sold an extreme amount. News...

11/09/2001

VLE doesn't believe in evolution nor creation

... works created through strict use of experimentation and improvisational techniques... the most important element is the depiction of atmosphere where all instruments/sounds fuse together. Noise, chaos, infinity, beauty, darkness, light, pain, harmony, melancholy, rhythm, power, melody, repetition, dissonance and duality are all concepts expressed herein... ~the VLE~ VLE, a project started by one creature (~the VLE~) in July 2001, inspired by...

04/09/2001

Shadeworks is interested in his own dark side

Shadeworks is the one-man project by Arnaud Nicolas (current drummer of both Belgian Metal bands Obsidian and Icy Winds). Solo recordings started back in 1998 (under the name of Icy Winds At Dusk) with the first demotape ’ Endless Snowfields «. That instrumental was nothing but a rough sketch of what was to follow... Anyway, it got some favourable reviews in underground...

31/08/2001

Nightside are waiting for a serious proposal

In 1995 two bands from Novara came together to form Nightside. The initial line up consisted of Simone V. and Luca F. on guitar, Ivo R. on bass, Matteo C. on drums and Davide S., singer. During the initial months the band did covers (Slayer, At the Gates, In Flames...) and began work on their own pieces. In January 1996 the band’s...

31/08/2001

Kiss Of Death is stronger than before

Kiss of Death is born in Lecce (Italy) in 1994 and is the result of the artistic collaboration of Max Serafino (rhythm guitar and vocals) and Ivan Scrimitore (lead guitar). The temporary arrival of bass guitarist and a drummer will compensate the band, but they will leave and two members will join it: Luigi Greco (bass guitar) up today present member of...

22/08/2001

Macaroni can be death metal too!

From left to right: Sayan Suwannameta (Drums), Anake Kanlapalee (Bass), Anan Kanlapalee (Guitar, Vocals) and Supoth Sakaekhao (Guitar, Solo) Macaroni was formed in 1991. They are Thai. After the formation of the band, they were not yet ready to write their own songs, they just covered songs of other Death Metal bands. In 1994 they have their first concert named “Pain of...

14/08/2001

Thanatos - the best is yet to come!

Thanatos were formed in 1984 as Holland's first ever Death/Thrash Metal band and managed to create quite a buzz in the Metal underground scene in the years from 1985 to 1990, releasing a couple of very successful demo tapes and playing shows with the likes of Napalm Death, Kreator, Sepultura, Bolt Thrower, Autopsy, Death Angel and Messiah. In 1989 THANATOS signed a...

11/08/2001

Virus likes to play with himself

Virus was born in early 2001. It has only one member, Ian Degrussa. He plays real drums, guitar, bass and vocals. Virus has released one CDR - ’Bottled Babies’. All Virus songs are untitled and have no lyrics. Virus calls it's music style ’hyper-death’ as a variation of goregrind. interview with Ian on 5-8-2001 Please give us a short introduction of yourself?...

05/08/2001

Hell-Born is born in hell

The band was brought forth back in the 1996 by Baal and Les- musicians involved with BEHEMOTH and DAMNATION at the time. Their pure, immediate and original music gained quickly Pagan Records interest. The band attacked with a debut mini-album and then disappeared and became deathlike silent.... In the middle of the year 2000 Les and Baal decide to open the Gates...

02/08/2001