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Interview & Presentation Flowers in Syrup


By rock-metal-network, 2017-04-19
Interview & Presentation Flowers in Syrup

We would like you present @flowers-in-syrup

We proudly present you a short interview and band presentation:

Where are you from and what’s the origin of your band/artist name?

We're from southern Germany (Stuttgart area).

The bandname derives from a longdrink. We know what kind of impression this might make, but we just liked the sound of the words: Flowers in Syrup.

Introduce shortly your band members and history

Tino: used to play in Indie- and Britrock bands, decided that it was time to start something new and different

Tobi: Metalcore bassplayer who just happened to fill in the perfect spot after a long chain of events.

Nico: Drummer in various Instrumental- and Metalbands. Tino and him founded the project in 2013.

After the Emergenza band contest, change of Lineup (Felix leaving and Tobi taking his place) and recording the first 2 EP's (Getting Closer was out in 2016, SkyDivers will be coming out in May 2017) We are willing to play at any place.

What genre of music do you consider your work to be? Who are your major influences?

Somewhere between Post- Rock, Alternative and Grunge. It's all the violence from our heavy rhythm section paired with the clear and airy guitar- tone and voice.

Our influences derive from a lot of different genres. Here are a few artists to give you an idea:

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Oasis, Sigur Ros, Radiohead, La dispute, björk, Dredg, The Cure, Porcupine Tree

What are the main themes or topics for your songs?

Telling stories is our top priority. When you listen to our Songs, we want you to be able to immerse yourself in the scenerio we created through various effects and dynamic sounds.

The stories vary: It can be a personal matter consisting of good old love lyrics or it can be about nature; for example mountains and open waters.

Where have you already performed and  do you have any upcoming shows?

That's quite a list, but you asked for it:

18.03.2017 Stuttgart | Das Gerber
10.03.2017 Memmingen | Kaminwerk
03.03.2017 St. Moritz, Bever | The Wolfhound
18.02.2017 Köngen | Trafo
03.12.2016 Köngen | Winterunterhaltung
25.11.2016 Landau | Das Haus
19.11.2016 Neckargemünd | MüDiWa Festival
18.11.2016 Ratingen | Manege
15.11.2016 Göppingen | Radiobühne fipsfm
05.11.2016 München | KYESO
31.10.2016 Stuttgart | Kap Tormentoso
07.10.2016 Leipzig | Flowerpower
19.08.2016 Stuttgart | Merlin Klinke-Festival
29.07.2016 Köngen | Wangerhöfe Festival
23.07.2016 Aalen | Alter Schlachthof
16.07.2016 Luzern | Baronesse
15.07.2016 Stuttgart | Danziger
14.07.2016 Stuttgart | Kap Tormentoso
03.07.2016 Stuttgart | PopArt International
25.06.2016 München | KYESO
12.06.2016 Treppendorf | Thomann Sommerfest
10.06.2016 Böblingen | Rockcafé
04.06.2016 Aalen | Alter Schlachthof
23.04.2016 Nürtingen | JaB | Musiknacht
16.04.2016 Ratingen | MANEGE
15.04.2016 Ulm | Studentencafé
19.03.2016 Albstadt | Doc Holiday
18.03.2016 Stuttgart | Universum
09.01.2016 Göppingen | Kultur Café Capone
08.01.2016 Reutlingen | Franz.K

27.11.2015 Nürtingen | Provisorium
14.11.2015 Wendlingen | Hacklebunt
17.10.2015 Wendlingen | Zentrum
09.10.2015 Ulm | Studentencafé
31.07.2015 Köngen | Wagenburg Festival
11.04.2015 Köngen | Musik Café Eisele
20..03.2015 Nürtingen | Provisorium
27.02.2015 Stuttgart | Keller Klub
22.01.2015 Stuttgart | Kap Tormentoso

Thank you so much for the opportunity to spread our music on RMN!

Visit our Homepage www.flowersinsyrup.com and stay tuned for our newest posts on Instagram

Or follow us on Facebook and Twitter ♥ Much Love ! FiS

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Interview & Presentation Ceremonia


By rock-metal-network, 2017-04-13
Interview & Presentation Ceremonia

We would like you present @ceremonia

We proudly present you a short interview and band presentation:

Where are you from and what’s the origin of your band/artist name?

We are Ceremonia from France, the name's origin comes from the spanish word which means 'Ceremony' in english. The main idea was to create music with some kind of ritual.

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Introduce shortly your band members and history

The band was born in 2011, actually we are a Colombian-French quartet composed by vocalist/guitarist Christian Botero, drummer Matthieu Garin, lead guitarist Youri Benaïs and bass player Arthur Leparc.

What genre of music do you consider your work to be? Who are your major influences?

Loneliness, Depression and Suffering! We think it resumes perfectly the idea of our music.

We don't really like to speak about our music influences but we don't hide them. Tom "Warrior" Fischer: his work with Celtic Frost and more recently with Triptykon is fantastic. Tony Iommi: mainly the Ozzy Osbourne era, Iommi is a innovator and a master writing heavy and dark riffs. Neurosis: a strong personality and inimitable style to write simple songs who reaches the depths of the soul, their work ethic is great.

What are the main themes or topics for your songs?

We prefer let everybody read the lyrics and make their own feelings. To resume they explore deepest, sad, negative and morbid feelings of the human being.

Where have you already performed and do you have any upcoming shows?

Actually we only have already performed some gigs in France but we are planning to do some shows in Europe in autumn, we have some offers to play South America but we are waiting to do the right decisions and not lose any money.

Any last words?

 

For all who are interested in our stuff, please contact us and don't hesitate to share our music with your friends, it's important that music can be shared.

To our fans you can contact us, buy and listen our music in streaming here:

 

https://ceremoniaband.bandcamp.com/

http://ceremoniaband.bigcartel.com/

https://soundcloud.com/ceremoniaband

https://www.facebook.com/ceremoniaband

 

† La Existencia Humana Debe Ser Un Error †

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Interview & presentation Company of Dreams


By rock-metal-network, 2017-03-26
Interview & presentation Company of Dreams

We would like you present @company-of-dreams

We proudly present you a short interview and band presentation:


Where are you from and what’s the origin of your band/artist name?

Company of Dreams is a female fronted Metalband from the Netherlands. 

The history of Dreams starts at the beginning of 2014 when 

Deborah and Ronald  decided to start Company of Dreams.

Introduce shortly your band members and history

Soon after recording the demo song The Black Crow, Peter  joined Company of Dreams. With this line-up C.O.D recorded 5 songs for the Black Crow demo.After the release  Jeroen  and Ruth  joined the band. In January 2017 Laura  joined the band , And with this line-up we just released the Secret of Life single.


Company of Dreams (2017 line-up) 

Deborah - Vocals

Laura - Vocals

Ronald - Guitar

Jeroen - Guitar

Ruth - Bass

Peter - Drums



What genre of music do you consider your work to be? Who are your major influences?


Ronald is  responsible for the music, Bands like Queensryche , Crimson Glory and Iron Maiden are a huge influence for him. As for C.O.D It's always hard to descibe what genre we play. I would say go and visit www.facebook.com.companyofdreams  and be your own judge.
(and don't hesitate to leave us a comment)


What are the main themes or topics for your songs?


A red line in all our lyrics are the positive things in life. Deborah and Petra (Ruth's wife ) are at this moment responsible for all the lyrics

Where have you already performed and do you have any upcoming shows?


At this moment we have some gigs planned, but the main focus for us is the release of our debut album later this year.

Any last words?

Thanks for the interview and please visit us on www.facebook.com/companyofdreams

We just released our Secret of Life single go check it out and spread the COD word.


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Interview & Presentation Beldam


By rock-metal-network, 2017-03-20
Interview & Presentation Beldam

We would like you present @beldamofficial

We proudly present you a short interview and band presentation:


Where are you from and what’s the origin of your band/artist name?

Beldam originated in Charlottesville Virginia in 2013. The band was formed around the communal idea to produce a distinct sludge, doom toned band. We decided to keep the name true to the genre, which includes many references to drugs, witches, and Satan -  and we settled with Beldam, a little less obvious approach towards the witch aspect.

Introduce shortly your band members and history


Beldam consists of:


Grahm Reynolds (guitarist/songwriter)-Grahm is from the deep south and has been gigging/recording since his teens.  He served as Hank WIlliams III's guitar tech and was also the touring guitarist in Hank III's metal band Assjack in the early 2000s.  Reynolds also briefly played bass for Unknown Hinson in the summer of 2005.  Beldam is now life for Reynolds and fully committed to dialing in monster riffs for the band.


Addison Dodds (bassist/songwriter)-Dodds is a Virginia native and has roots deeply seated in metal and writes some seriously crushing tunes for the band.  Dodds played in a band called Comparative Anatomy that gigged a ton and played shows with many legit metal bands.


Cullen Wade (drummer)-Wade is another Virginia native.  Cullen is multi-talented playing monstrous drums, guitar, keyboards and is also quite the knitter.  Cullen is a sludge band's dream-come-true behind the kit b/c he is quite possibly one of the hardest hitting drummers in the genre!


Randall Guidry (vocalist/lyricist)-Randall is a Pennsylvania native.  He joined the band soon after "Still the Wretched Linger" was completed when we parted ways with our original vocalist.  Randall stepped in like a beast and took the lyrical and vocal reigns over for the band like it was his destiny.


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What genre of music do you consider your work to be? Who are your major influences?

I would say Beldam falls in the sludge/doom genre.  Thick riffs, mid tempo tunes and loads of volume and feedback.  The band's main influences are Black Sabbath, Sleep, EyeHateGod, The Melvins, Meth Drinker, Brainoil!, Cough, Grief, High On Fire.......I could go on for days but I think you will definitely hear influences from these bands in a number of Beldam's tunes.

What are the main themes or topics for your songs?

Our lyrics typically depict different dark or disturbing events, both real and supernatural , during the Middle Ages. Based upon the band's name, the songs are personified with stories of plagues, werewolves, witches, and other topics of the like.

Where have you already performed and do you have any upcoming shows?

Beldam is based out of central Virginia so we gig a lot in cities like Charlottesville, Richmond, Harrisonburg, Staunton, Waynesboro and Fairfax.  We have also played shows in Charlotte, NC at the World Famous Milestone Club, The Odditorium in Asheville, NC, The Springwater Social Club in Nashville, TN, Slim's in Raleigh, NC and Best Friends Bar in Lexington, KY.  The band has been on a brief gigging hiatus since the end of 2016 working on material for the follow up to "Still the Wretched Linger".  We will be recording the next record in Nashville, TN at The Bomb Shelter with Drew Carroll at the helm the first week in April and doing a one off show at The Odditorium in Asheville on the way back home from the session on 4/8/17.  The new record will be released on HPGD Productions which will be our second with them.

Any last words?

Beldam is very excited to be recording our next record in Nashville, TN in the next couple weeks.  The band has put in some serious blood, sweat and tears into the new material and we have matured as a band sonically, as songwriters and with lyrical content.  As soon as the session is over, Beldam plans to hit the road to start playing and promoting the material to as many people as humanly possible.  We love this band and none of us are hobbyist.  We are over 3 years in with Beldam and have absolutely no plans to slow down.  Thank you for taking the time to interview us.  Anyone interested in keeping up with the band can find us on:





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Interview & Presentation Wasteland Zombies


By rock-metal-network, 2017-03-18
Interview & Presentation Wasteland Zombies

We would like you present @wastelandzombies

We proudly present you a short interview and band presentation:


Where are you from and what’s the origin of your band/artist name?

The Wasteland Zombies are from Fredericton, New Brunswick Canada - The origin of our name was made up in 1993 after we decided the original band's name, 'The Fifth Dominion' wasn't all that cool. The bands original rhythm guitarist came up with the name stating, "We're like, zombies, from the wasteland's of Atlantic Canada"... Or something...

Introduce shortly your band members and history

The Wasteland Zombies are: Jamie Norrad - Guitars| Glen Brown - Drums| Chris Waddell - Vocals| Jake Taylor - Bass

The band formed in early 1993, as lead singer Chris Waddell left another local band and Glen Brown and our original guitarist approached him to sing in a new project they were starting. Not long after the band formed they won a local Battle of the Bands, the debuted the first episode of a local Rock & Metal TV show called 'Friday Night Rocks'. With the winnings from the Battle of the bands, The Wasteland Zombies recorded their first full length album 'The Town Fair' and it was released on cassette independently. This album was released in early 1994. The band played around the province of New Brunswick and at a show in Saint John, NB, the band was scouted by an EMI Records rep who happened to stumble upon the band playing at a local bar. In Spring of 1994 The Wasteland Zombies played a showcase of Fredericton bands at the National College Radio Conference held at the University of New Brunswick campus. In Summer 1994, the band broke up when lead singer Chris Waddell moved to Vancouver. 

The band got back together in 2014 for some reunion shows after Chris Waddell moved back to Fredericton from Vancouver. For the reunion shows the band was comprised of all original members with the exception of their original bassist. In 2015, both original guitarist Ray Robinson and rhythm guitarist Rick Brown left the band and former 'Age Of Day's' guitarist Jamie Norrad joined the band.In 2016 the band re-released two songs originally recorded for the album 'The Town Fair', these tracks 'Spread Your Wings' & '4AM' were recorded by Underground Alliance/Jake Duffie Recordings. The band continued to play shows around New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. In late 2016 the band was approached by local film company 'Creeker Films'. The band has recorded a single 'Kill Scene - Zombie Nation' for the horror movie 'Kill Scene', to be released in Fall 2017.

The band has played with and opened for: Hero's Last Rite, Chaos Theory, Like A Motorcycle, Hard Charger, Moment of Inertia, Last Kick, ADN, Go To White Castle and many more..

What genre of music do you consider your work to be? Who are your major influences?

We consider ourselves to be 'Alt-Metal'. The band formed in the Grunge era, so while we are certainly NOT 'Nu-Metal', there is a big influence of alternative Metal of the day. Influences would include, Faith No More, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Soundgarden.

What are the main themes or topics for your songs?

Most of our early originals were songs about anxiety, fear, stress, panic. In it's reformed incarnation new originals are about politics, ancient history and horror/zombies.

Where have you already performed and do you have any upcoming shows?

We've performed in the cities of Saint John, Moncton, Saint Stephen, Windsor Nova Scotia, Boisetown, Fredericton. We have upcoming shows in all of the above listed cities and towns. Our current bookings take the band from March right through unto August 2017, including 'Feast In the Field' in August.

Any last words?

When the band formed in the 1990's the Zombie craze of today was virtually non-existent. Having resurfaced in the era of the 'Walking Dead' and other zombie related themes, the band has gained somewhat of a new popularity because of it's name. We have performed the last two years in Fredericton's annual Zombie Walk, which is also a food drive for local food banks. 

The band continues to write new originals and are planning to release a brand new full length album in the Fall of 2017!

 

Please let me know if you wish to have any photo's of the band or band artwork/logos

And THANK YOU from all of us in the band for this interview! We most appreciate it!

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Interview & Presentation Layla Roots


By rock-metal-network, 2017-03-18
Interview & Presentation Layla Roots

We would like you present @layla-roots

We proudly present you a short interview and band presentation:


Where are you from and what’s the origin of your band/artist name?

The guitar player and the drummer are from Guatemala and the singer and bassist is from Germany. We are currently based in Guatemala. The origin from our bandname Layla Roots is from the song Layla from Eric Clapton. The Roots of Layla/from Eric Claptons music is the Blues.

Introduce shortly your band members and history

Luis is the drummer of the band. He played in one of the cover bands together with Alejandro and took a short break, than joined Layla Roots in 2015.Alejandro is the guitar player and composer of the band. He plays guitar since more than 15 years. His first played in Hard Rock Cover Bands, till singer Rose K. came across. They started to compose the first album "Only Water" together. The singer and bassist Rose K. met guitarist Alejandro in Guatemala 2008. After studying together music, they decided to start a band playing all the great Rock songs, which influenced the genre. Learning and listening meanwhile. In 2015, with Luis, it was time to compose own music - the album Only Water was produced.

What genre of music do you consider your work to be? Who are your major influences?

Oldschool Rock, Blues and a Spice of Latin. 

Our major influences are: Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Janis Joplin, Howlin' Wolf, Chuck Berry and Muddy Waters.

What are the main themes or topics for your songs?

Our first album talks is a criticism of our daily system. Only Water reflects what you thought but never expressed. Stories of extreme emotions so peaceful and turbulent, that they reflect life itself.

Where have you already performed and do you have any upcoming shows?

We've performed in most of the popular bars in the city of Quetzaltenango and played also in Guatemala City and at San Pedro la Laguna. Our next bigger show will be on the cultural Festival Quinto Sol in Quetzaltenango.

Any last words?


Listen to the Renesance of the Sound of a Revolution.

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Interview & Presentation Conscious Cadaver


By rock-metal-network, 2017-03-16
Interview & Presentation Conscious Cadaver

We would like you present @consciouscadaver 

We proudly present you a short interview and band presentation:


Where are you from and what’s the origin of your band/artist name?

Conscious Cadaver. We are from Calais, ME. The name origins from a murderer who called his victims conscious cadavers.
We're a 6 piece American rock band from downeast Maine. We formed in the late months of 2014. We released our self titled EP early 2016. We have two front men - one for cleans and one for screams. We draw influence from all genres and are stoked to show what we've been working on in the studio(album to release this year)

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What genre of music do you consider your work to be? Who are your major influences?

Metal, Hardrock, Metalcore, Power Metal, and we're even touching in progressive and djent for this next record. Architects, Killswitch, Periphery, Bullet, Veil of Maya, ADTR, PTV...honestly we all like an influence from so many different things.

What are the main themes or topics for your songs?

Well the last record mainly was about shitty and shady "friends". We try to write about things we're experiencing. This next record will touch a lot of different topics.

Where have you already performed and do you have any upcoming shows?

The palladium in ma. The Kave in bucksport. East coast awakening in Canada. New shows were hitting Maine and NB pretty hard this year. But will hopefully touch all of New England.

Any last words?


Thanks for the continued support. Continue to support local music and artist. New album later this year!

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Interview & Presentation The Autist


By rock-metal-network, 2016-05-12
Interview & Presentation The Autist
We would like you present @the-autist

We proudly present you a short interview and band presentation:


Where are you from and what’s the origin of your band/artist name?


The Autist is a portuguese music project. Once I was talking to a friend about being an Autist and he explained me this delicate condition. I was curious on how these people are smart and how they project their own world in their own mind Despite the controversy that's implicit on the term I loved the concept of a person which lives inside its own mind. I also thought the name to be powerful and appealing so I decided to go along with it. Introduce shortly your band members and history Pedro Remiz: Basically long story short; I love playing guitar and it all started with this motivation to create beautiful music. 2 years ago I decided that I should produce a project based on a groovy approach so we could take it live. I conceive rythm as a really important part of music so I obviously needed a drummer that would fill this very important gap and that's when I invited Emidio Ramos. I thought melody is a keypart of this and felt it was important to bring another guitarist and keyboardist to lay a certain atmosphere and that's when I discovered Tatiana Lima and Fábio Pires - guitar and keyboardist respectively. Then the project lacked 2 voices; one more angelic and another more harsh. That's when Sara Henriques and João Prim tagged along. Altogether we are The Autist.


What genre of music do you consider your work to be? Who are your major influences?


We usually like to say we're groovy but more than anything we're connected to a metal world that has little boundaries. We love heavy stuff and some post-industrial things. Sometimes we enjoy classical music. But it's the mix between all these little things that create what we are.


What are the main themes or topics for your songs?


I'd say we go for themes like quantum love and how we are stardust. There's something that makes some people different and chemistry is a very precise thing to happen. We focus on the subject of being part of a memory and how this creates the roads we walk - the teleological perspective of a destiny or a final purpose. There's also a main character on the centre of our universe that's called Pandora which is the biggest inspiration for someone who attained a vision of the paradise but then came back to the hell that earth is. After all It's the path of one to achieve eternity and perfection on a world where imperfection rules.


Where have you already performed and do you have any upcoming shows?


For now we're just focused on composing The Coldest Sun - the debut album. We played some shows already but only after the first album we'll be more active promoting what we've done.


Any last words?


Thank you so much rock metal network essence for this opportunity.
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Interview & Presentation Stage of Reality


By rock-metal-network, 2016-04-06
Interview & Presentation Stage of Reality

We would like to present you @stageof-reality

 

 

 

We proudly present you a short interview and band presentation:


RMN:Where are you from and what’s the origin of your band/artist name?

Andy: We are from Rome (IT) , our name origins come from the need to make a project which could speak about the so called "third side of the story". It was 2013 and I was back from touring with Blaze Bayley (Iron maiden - Wolfsbane). I started to write new music and I suddenly realized I got an album in front of me: in less than one month I wrote 10 songs and they were almost completed and arranged. I started with the album and then came the band name, I didn't want to call it "Andrea Neri's Project" or some bullshit like that so I started to chose among names which could match also with the album title: "The Breathing Machines". 
The album speak about a dystopian future where everybody's tastes and opinions are annihilated by television and where human being is reduced to live like a bunch of breathing machines.
So I decided for Stage of Reality. The stage where the reality is played, like a comedy, like a theater play. Nothing is real.
Everybody lives on his own stage and every day he tells bullshits to himself just to keep on going, accepting the truth as it is described by the media.


RMN:Introduce shortly your band members and history

Andy: I'm Andrea Neri (guitar), I worked with the prog band Astarte Syriaca until 2012. I worked for Blaze Bayley on his The King of Metal album and then I was on tour with him all over Europe for three months.
On vocals we got Damiano Borgi. He's studying at conservatory of music, he started really young to sing on very important places like Sanremo and musicals like Notre Dame de Paris.
On the other guitar we got Bernardo Nardini who is the best guitar player I've ever worked with. He got a lot of professional experiences in all sort of music genres, from irish music to blues, from pop to hard rock.
On bass guitar we got Marco Polizzi, he's taking care of our next album: he's music producer, sound engineer and extreme "slapper"... His thumb and slap technique on bass gives an original sound to our songs and it brings them to a crossover funky world. He got a lot of different experences too: from pop music to prog metal stuff.
Last but not least we got Daniele Michelacci on drums: a machine!!! He worked in a lot of different bands and he's charcterised by a tough touch... almost like an earthquake!!!


RMN:What genre of music do you consider your work to be? Who are your major influences?

Andy: well.... this is a difficult one. After a year on social media we sorted out that people use to say that we play something like a hard rock kind of music mixed with progressive and alternative metal. But I still don't know how to describe us.
Our major influences are too much and too different. I personally listen to a lot of different music. Lately my favorite metal artists are Alterbridge, Five Fingers Death Punch and Rob Zombie.



 

RMN:What are the main themes or topics for your songs?

Andy: the new album we are working on speaks about our personal stages of reality. Our ways to hide reality, our dark sides of the moon.
But it will speak also about the way we see the world around us, the way we believe to everyday news like if they were true only because they are on TV.
Our next album is called Stage of Reality and it will give the world our idea of poverty, wars, pollution, dignity, power and politicians.


RMN:Where have you already performed and  do you have any upcoming shows?

Andy: We perfomed mostly in Italy and last year we had a small tour in Spain, we are working on somethign bigger in Europe and we would like to come to US ASAP, because a lot of our followers live there. But it's not so easy right now.

RMN:Any last words?

Andy: Yeah! Thank you for the opportunity you give the bands to speak about their own music, I think it's important.
On july we'll release a third single from our next album. Dont' forget to listen to our first two singles Dignity and Never and have a look to www.stageofreality.com. Thanks for supporting us!!!


 

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INTERVIEW & PRESENTATION DESPITE


By rock-metal-network, 2015-08-14
INTERVIEW & PRESENTATION DESPITE

We would like to present you @DESPITEOFFICIAL

 

 

 

We proudly present you a short interview and band presentation:


 

 

 

 

 

1. Where are you from and what's the origin of your band/artist name?

DESPITE  :  We comes from Sweden

Janne Jaloma - Drums, Peter Tuthill - Vocals, Anthony Cui - Bass, Andrè Gonzales - Guitar, Timmy Leng - Guitar, Zoran Panovic - Guitar. 

2. Introduce shortly your band members and history

DESPITE  : The band was formed back in 1998, but wasn`t until around 2006 or so the band took a more serious approach towards it all and released 2 albums with the old lineup. 2011 (When Andrè joined) really felt like a new start for the band and thing got even more serious (but fun). The sound of Despite got more mature and when Peter joined in that kinda sealed the deal. The sound of Despite has always been to explore and create new ways of expression, be it fast or slow.

 

3. What genre of music do you consider your work to be? Who are your major influences?

DESPITE : We always do what feels natural. Life inspires us and we let our experiences through life speak via our instruments.

4. What are the main themes or topics for your songs?

DESPITE  :  It`s always about what goes around us or other people we know/heard of. "Praedonum" (which is our new single) is about missing children and sexually abused children. We hooked up with NCMEC and a portion of the revenue of each single sold until November 1, 2015 will be donated to National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC.)

5. Where have you already performed and  do you have any upcoming shows?

DESPITE  : We have played to many show since 1998 to keep in mind, haha. Any upcoming shows? Yeah, the 14th Nov is more or less booked at "Sticky Fingers" in Gothenburg. It`s gonna be a crazy night!

 

6. Any last words?

DESPITE  :  Thanks for the questions and stay tuned for more Despite in a not too distant future!

/Timmy L

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