We the Moon

SOURCE – Describe the songwriting and recording process for your single The Hunter and The Prey. Brian Stilling Nielsen (Bass) – Our first ‘draft’ of the song, came together rather quickly, the riffs and overall arrangement. But Mark (guitar) came in and had ideas for a more intricate approach between the bass and drums in […]

Akoma

SOURCE – You’ve had a couple lineup changes since your last album. How did guitarist Andreas Pedersen and drummer Rune Frisch come to join the band? Morten Bell (Guitars) – Yeah, we have had a few changes throughout the years – simply because that the previous members did’nt want to “conquer the world” if you […]

Jinjer

  SOURCE – Hey guys thanks for taking the time to talk with us. For those who aren’t familiar with you and your music, can you tell us a little about Jinjer? Eugene Kostyuk (Bass) – Hi there, pleasure to talk to you. My name is Eugene and I am a bass-guitarist of JINJER. We […]

Vladimir Korg

SOURCE – Primeiramente gostaria de parabenizá-lo pela performance em Destroy! Destroy! Destroy! do Chakal. Qual foi o motivo dessa sua segunda saída da banda? Vladimir Korg (Vocals) – Obrigado. Apenas desgaste natural. Desconectamos e já não estávamos funcionando mais juntos. O Chakal faz um grande trabalho e sabem muito bem como se reformatar. Eles sempre […]

Deathless Legacy

SOURCE – Dance With Devils is your latest effort – was there anything different that you were trying to do with this album than your previous efforts? Steva La Cinghiala (Vocals) – Dance With Devil was different from the very beginning. It is “The Gathering”‘s child, it is more metal, but it was spontaneus. We didn’t […]

Aphyxion

SOURCE – Aftermath is the new album – how do you balance the band’s desire to come up with fresh material in a creative manner while also keeping in mind the expectations that the long-term fans of Aphyxion have? Michael Vahl (Vocals) – Well, it’s quite simple actually. We can only make music, as long […]

Eilera

SOURCE – First of all, I’d like to congratulate you on the new Eilera album Face your Demons. And I’d like to know, what was the general theme of the new album and your favourite moments on it? Eilera (Vocals) – Thank you. My previous records were written either in France, or one foot in […]

Holocausto

SOURCE – Em maio de 2017, o primeiro disco Campo de Extermínio irá completar trinta anos de lançado. Atualmente como você avalia esse trabalho, considerando as circunstancias que ele foi produzido? Valério Exterminator (Guitar) – Fizemos o nosso melhor. As circunstâncias não permitiriam um registro de melhor qualidade. Tínhamos um limite de tempo (períodos de […]

Devation

SOURCE – Please tell the readers about the origins of Devation – Did you know right from the start the type of direction you wanted the band to go in? Richard Wiberg (Guitar) – Devation started out as a fun project between Joakim and I at around 2009. Coming from Gothenburg and being in love […]

Exciter

SOURCE – What was your experience like playing in the Brazil for the first time in 1986 with Venom? John Ricci (Guitars) – Actually in 1986 I was not in Exciter, unfortunately I left the band in August 1985, a decision I still regret today. I was out of Exciter from 1985-90 until Dan Beehler […]

Overdose

SOURCE – O lançamento de Século XX juntamente com o Sepultura, ajudou ou atrapalhou a carreira da banda? Cláudio David (Guitar) – No primeiro momento foi prejudicial, pois já éramos uma banda famosa nacionalmente, enquanto que o Sepultura era iniciante. Abrimos as portas para eles, mas ao invés de sermos retribuídos, fomos vítimas de uma […]

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 […]