George Kollias

SOURCE – How did the George Kollias project come about? George Kollias – It was just an idea in the beginning, recording some of the songs I wrote for my 2 instructional DVDs and just release something official for the fans. I saw many people enjoying my music and asking for more songs so that was the main motivation […]

To Die For

SOURCE – Would you say that the new album is more immediately accessible than Samsara? Jape Perätalo (Vocals) – Hmmm… I think it is, what comes to its slash and burn. Some TDF fans are missing more keyboards, or more clean vocals. But this is CULT album, and this is how we wanted do album this […]

Audiotopsy

SOURCE – Let’s talk about Audiotopsy – the new project that you’re part of. You guys have a new album Natural Causes coming out. What can you tell us about this process? How did this thing come together for you to the point where you’re ready to tour now? Greg Tribbett (Guitars) – I was […]

Boy Sets Fire

SOURCE – You’ve got your new album, Boysetsfire. What was the process like in recording that album and what can Boy Sets Fire fans expect to hear on it? Robert Ehrenbrand (Bass) – There is something really special about this record… it has a very energetic, yet hopeful undertone and it represents the band 100%. […]

The Great Discord

SOURCE – What should the fans expect of this new album Duende and how would you describe it to the fans that have not listened to it yet? Fia Kempe (Vocals) | Aksel Holmgren (Drums) – The meaning of the word Duende can be compared with a heightened state of emotion in what you do, […]

Rotting Christ

SOURCE – Your band has been active for almost twenty seven years now and you have a big discography, yet Lucifer Over Athens is the first ever live release. How was the decision taken? Sakis Tolis (Vocals/Guitar) – As a band with 27 years as you already mentioned with 13 studio albums couple of demos and […]

Amorphis

SOURCE – Under The Red Cloud is finished and ready to come out on September 4th. How do you feel about the finished product? Tomi Koivusaari (Guitar) – I feel very strong about it, I honestly think it is one of our best albums, even that’s clichee to say that heh, but really, I’m really happy […]

Terror

SOURCE – How come it took four years between Live By The Code and The 25th Hour? Scott Vogel (Vocals) – Well my friend it’s only been a little over two years. Live By The Code came out in April 2013. This thing is right on time. SOURCE – The new album is called The […]

Cattle Decapitation

SOURCE – Every album has that distinctive Cattle Decapitation style, but what’s different about The Anthropocene Extinction? David McGraw (Drums) – Every Cattle Decapitation album has its own sort of unique ambience and topics in which we focus on lyrically and conceptually. For our new album which comes out August 7th, we naturally progressed into […]

Soilwork

SOURCE – Your newest album The Ride Majestic is coming out in just over a month on August 28 via Nuclear Blast, do you expect different reactions/reception or do you go through similar motions with every release? David Andersson (Guitar) – Every time you release an album, you always want it to be the best […]

Straight Line Stitch

SOURCE – Congratulations on your new record Transparency, I feel that this is perhaps your best record ever, how do you feel about this statement? Alexis Brown (Vocals) – Thank you. I think by your statement we accomplished what we initially set out to do and that was make a solid record that goes beyond […]

Dagoba

SOURCE – Has the band’s songwriting process stayed consistent over the years or does it vary from album to album? Shawter (Vocals) – Except for our very first album, each of our record were composed almost the same way. I first think about a global concept, an atmosphere, a title, a scenario, then I start writing […]

Cut Up

SOURCE – What should the fans expect of this new album Forensic Nightmares and how would you describe it to the fans that have not listened to it yet? Anders Bertilsson (guitar) – They should expect real Death Metal, done the way we want it to sound! The songwriting style might be familiar to fans of our […]

Entrails

SOURCE – The album has been met with some favorable critical reception since it was released. Do you pay attention to what the critics have to say? Or could you care less? Jimmy Lundqvist (Guitars) – Yepp. I´ve red some reviews and I must say I am a bit confused about some of them… reviewers that usually […]

Coal Chamber

SOURCE – Coal Chamber is currently on the tour right now. How’s the tour going so far and how are the other bands? Mikey Cox (Drummer) – I’m actually doing this interview as I’m getting ready to go to the airport to catch a flight to Europe for our headlining run that starts tomorrow! We […]

The Southern Blacklist

SOURCE – O The Southern Blacklist está sendo rotulado como a nova banda do ex-Sepultura Jairo Guedez. Mas pelo que observei no vídeo “We Shall Rise” vocês são bem mais que isso. O que você poderia falar sobre como o The Southern Blacklist foi formado? Jairo Guedz (Guitarra) – Obrigado por observar e compartilhar esse […]

Dorsal Atlantica

SOURCE – Primeiramente, parabéns pelo lançamento de Imperium. Definitivamente, um dos melhores álbuns de toda a carreira da banda. Como o Dorsal Atlântica está encarando o lançamento de Imperium? Carlos Lopes (Voz, Guitarra) – Te agradeço pelo “um dos melhores álbuns de toda a carreira da banda”. Isso é uma vitória para quem produz música […]

Far From Alaska

SOURCE – O primeiro contato que tive com a banda foi através da exibição do vídeo Dino Vs. Dino pela MTV. Eu praticamente levei um susto ao saber que a banda era de Natal/RN. Qual foi a importancia dessa vinculação para a carreira de vocês considerando que atualmente há outras formas de vinculação de videos […]

Ensiferum

SOURCE – Ensiferum has a very defined sound, but there’s always something slightly different with each album. How would you characterize this one? Petri Lindroos (Vocals, Guitar) – Well, all the albums are done in different studios with different producers/recorders and we always try to get some new amps for guitars and new instruments as well […]

One Way Mirror

SOURCE – One Way Mirror’s newest release Capture drops on February, 2015. What can fans of One-Way Mirror expect from the upcoming release? Franck Potvin (Rhythm guitars, Backing vocals) – A Rock/Metal catchy album! It’s not that easy to describe your own music but some people say that Capture is our best album. Some powerful songs […]

Lommi

SOURCE – Let’s cover the basics first. What’s the origin of the band’s name? LOMMI – Well, we guess that we are not the first guys in history who thought Tony Iommis last name was pronounced Lommi when we were kids!? Starting out as a three-piece-riff-loving band it all started as kind of a joke that […]

Lure Out the Beast

SOURCE – Let’s talk about first video of the new album, Driven. It’s a great track and the chorus has been stuck in my head all day. Do you feel like Driven is a good representation of what fans can expect from Lure Out the Beast? Knut Svanholm (vocals, guitar) – Yes! Driven was chosen as […]

The Crown

SOURCE – How come it took five years between Doomsday King and Death Is Not Dead? Magnus Olsfelt (Bass) – Well time flies! At least for us, to me it doesn’t feel that long since I am an old man who doesn’t do anything in a quick and hurried way. But I guess all you […]

Johansson & Speckmann

SOURCE – You’ve got so many projects. Let’s start with Johansson & Speckmann, since that’s next up for you. How did you get involved with that? Paul Speckmann (Vocals, Bass) – Actually Rogga Johansson contacted me a few years ago and said he had written a song in the Master style so to speak, and ask if i was […]