Mutilator

SOURCE – Em 2017 Immortal Force completa trinta anos de seu primeiro lançamento. Você poderia nos contar como foi feita a produção desse álbum considerando os recursos técnicos da época? Ricardo Neves (Bass) – Verdade, já se passaram 30 anos. Olha, naquela época era tudo muito amador, a gente fazia das tripas o coração para […]

Chakal

SOURCE – Primeiramente parabéns pelo lançamento de Destroy, Destroy, Destroy! Um dos melhores álbuns da banda. Como foi a produção envolvendo esse álbum? Wiz (Drums) – Fizemos tudo que queríamos fazer a época, pensamos em cada detalhe do trabalho, porque ele teria que ser o sucessor do Demom King e nós não gostamos de fazer […]

Wargasm

SOURCE – What would you say the differences and similarities are between Suicide Squad/Power of the Hunter and the earlier material? Bob Mayo (Vocals, Bass) – Suicide Squad is the second song we ever wrote, probably in 1983. This version was recorded in 1996. Power of the Hunter is a Tank cover, also recorded in […]

Prevail

SOURCE – The new album War Will Reign is generating a lot of buzz. After hearing that and a lot of early positive reviews, how does that affect your expectation for the album? Mikkel Christensen (Drums) – Since the release of our album, we’ve been overwhelmed with great response. Obviously this means very, very much to […]

Helheim

SOURCE – LandawarijaR is the newest Helheim album. What was the mindset going into the songwriting and performance aspects of this recording? Vgandr (Bass and Vocals) – We approached the creative side for this album as with any Helheim album, really. Though we wanted to focus even more on each single riff being emphasized to its […]

Sacrifice

SOURCE – There’s been a thrash metal revival the past couple of years. What do you think of that, and are there any of the younger bands that have caught your ear? Scott Watts (Bass) – I like the thrash metal that’s coming out these days. It makes me happy that the younger generation still […]

Wolves At The Gate

SOURCE – Types and Shadows is the newest Wolves At The Gate album. What was the mindset going into the songwriting and performance aspects of this recording? Stephen Cobucci (Guitar/Melodic Vocals) – Going into this record we really wanted to challenge ourselves to push beyond what was comfortable for us and to analyze every idea […]

Candiria

SOURCE – What’s been going on the past several years that have led to the long stretch between albums? John LaMacchia (Guitars) – Candiria has been on hiatus as a touring band for nearly a decade. The members of the band have been involved in other music projects over the years and now we have […]

Benighted

SOURCE – I wanted to start things off by asking about the new album Necrobreed you have out. What were the actual changes that you tried to bring forth on this record? Julien Truchan (Vocals) – We simply wanted to release the most violent and insane Benighted record ever. We worked a lot on the sound […]

Sirenia

SOURCE – In order to start, can you talk a little bit about Sirenia’s last album Dim Days Of Dolor? How has the repercussion and the reception of the album by the fans been? It’s a great album, so can you talk a little bit about that? Morten Veland (Guitar, Vocals) – Most of the […]

Madder Mortem

SOURCE – First of all congrats on the early response to the new album Red In Tooth And Claw. It’s getting great word of mouth. Did you had a specific idea in mind of what you wanted for this album before entering the studio and how close did you come to that original vision? BP […]

Obituary

SOURCE – We’re about a week off from your highly anticipated CD Ten Thousand Ways To Die being released, what are you and the rest of Obituary feeling as the countdown is getting smaller? Donald Tardy (Drums) – We are super excited about this release and hope that the fans enjoy a couple new tunes […]

Xandria

SOURCE – Olá Philip! Como surgiu o convite para vocês participarem do Epic Metal Fest? Philip Restemeier (Guitar) – We have played with Epica several times now since we first toured together in 2012. Of course we are happy to be on the bill for this awesome festival. After our South American Tour we are looking […]

Master

SOURCE – Your newest record, titled Edge of the Abyss, recently came out on the label Soulseller Records. What was the recording/songwriting process like and was it any different than previous releases? Paul Speckmann (Vocals, Bass) – No, to be honest brother the writing process is always the same whether it comes from my side […]

Fates Warning

SOURCE – Where do you think Theories Of Flight stands in terms of your past releases? Ray Alder (Vocals) – I think it’s a bit more straight forward than some of our other albums. Of course it has a couple of 10 minute songs, which is very like us but it also some very melodic […]

K-X-P

SOURCE – III Part 2 signalled the stronger re-emphasis on electronics with this album. What inspired heading down this route again? Timo Kaukolampi (vocals, synths & misc.) – K-X-P is live electric hybrid. We usually never have guitars on records. This is maybe one of the reasons. Guitar sounding things are usually bass by Tuomo […]

Rotting Christ

SOURCE – Even though the band has been at this for years, was there a song on Rituals that stands out as one of the most challenging to write or complete? Is there a song where the end result was totally worth the time and energy expended on it? Sakis Tolis (Vocals/Guitar) – I do not […]

Nervosa

SOURCE – Considerando que o segundo álbum Agony foi gravado no renomado The Foundation studio em Ashland – Oregon, como você avalia a produção do primeiro álbum Victim Of Yourself lançado em 2014? Prika Amaral (guitars) – Foi bem diferente, não só em relação ao lugar em que gravamos, mas como a experiencia individual de […]

Candlemass

SOURCE – Tell us a bit about the new record Death Thy Lover. How could you describe the new material? What are the main differences from your previous works? Do you already have any favorite tracks? Mats Levén (Vocal) – The title track is a bit more modern I guess, the other three more old […]

Illdisposed

SOURCE – What should the fans expect of this new album Grey Sky Over Black Town and how would you describe it to the fans that have not listened to it yet? Jakob Batten Hansen (Guitar) – A death metal album packed with brutality, groove and heaviness. Fast songs, slow songs, mid-tempo songs. It has […]

Convulse

SOURCE – After having been together for such a long time, does that make it harder or easier to come up with new material? Rami Jämsä (Guitar/Vocals) – It’s true that we have been together for a long time. Everybody knows we had 18 years hiatus, but after all Convulse has been active all together […]

Beseech

SOURCE – After a series of albums in the 2000s, you completely dropped out of sight for about ten years. Were you still involved in music in any way? Klas Bohlin (Vocals) – After the farewell concert In 2006, everyone thought that this was the ending for Beseech. Myself along with several other ex-members were […]

Opprobrium

SOURCE – Primeiramente, parabéns pelo relançamento do Serpent Temptation. Como foram as negociações para este importante relançamento? Moyses M. Howard (Drums) – Obrigado! Foram excelentes, a gravadora Relapse tem um staff super profissional, adoramos a Relapse Records! SOURCE – O Opprobrium tem estado bastante ausente na cena. O que falta ao Opprobrium para o lançamento de […]

Sinistro

SOURCE – Primeiramente parabéns pelo material promocional atual da banda. O Sinistro parece ser uma banda pequena, mas muito profissional e organizada. Achei bastante interessante as seções de fotos. Quem foi o fotográfo? R (Guitar) – As fotos foram cortesia de dois talentosos artistas Portugueses, a Joana Linda e o Pedro Almeida. SOURCE – Conhecendo […]