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Zoran Sokolovic 'Vandal' (INFEST): music is our connection

Zoran Sokolovic 'Vandal' (INFEST): music is our connection

In October 2014, the Serbian band Infest played at the third edition of the Romanian Thrash Metal Fest. I've took chance of this oportunity and I've invited Zoran Sokolovic "Vandal", the lead vocalist and lea...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  January 05, 2015  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Matt Harvey (EXHUMED, GRUESOME): the sense of spectacle is missing from the underground

Matt Harvey (EXHUMED, GRUESOME): the sense of spectacle is missing from the underground

This summer, we made a new interview with Matt, the front man of Exhumed. We had another talk about this and that last year, before Exhumed came to play in Bucharest, but as time passes by it’s always room...
Posted by Gina S. at 00:00 |  September 08, 2014  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Eric Forrest (E-FORCE): One of these days I am going to ask Away when the Voivod, Newstead, E-Force tour can happen...

Eric Forrest (E-FORCE): One of these days I am going to ask Away when the Voivod, Newstead, E-Force tour can happen...

Met...
Posted by Octav Medis at 00:00 |  August 25, 2014  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Olof Wikstrand (ENFORCER): the interest for heavy metal created this band

Olof Wikstrand (ENFORCER): the interest for heavy metal created this band

Last year, Enforcer released their most recent album, Death by Fire...
Posted by Gina S. at 00:00 |  July 21, 2014  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Maziar 'Marzi' Montazeri (PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS): magical things happen

Maziar 'Marzi' Montazeri (PHILIP H. ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS): magical things happen

Probably most of those reading this know Maziar "Marzi" Montazeri for his work with Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals, but the story of the guitarist begins since the '90s when for a short period (1993 - 1...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  May 28, 2014  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Good vibrations - an interview with Tibor Gede from Alithia

Good vibrations - an interview with Tibor Gede from Alithia

Tibor Gede's enthusiasm is contagious. The man has his reasons. Alithia just recorded an excellent debut album called To the Edge of Time and the band is currently touring Eastern Europe. For the second time....
Posted by Gabriel Szünder at 00:00 |  May 01, 2014  | 3 Comments READ » COMMENT
Dave Ingram (DOWN AMONG THE DEAD MEN): original grind bastard

Dave Ingram (DOWN AMONG THE DEAD MEN): original grind bastard

 Metalfan: Hello Dave and welcome for the first ti...
Posted by R. Andrei at 00:00 |  April 16, 2014  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Matteo De Mori (DELIRIUM X TREMENS): death metal tales

Matteo De Mori (DELIRIUM X TREMENS): death metal tales

Delirium X Tremens is a death metal band hailing from Italy. I chatted with bassist Matteo De Mori about their musical influences and the concept of their album Bello Dunum - Echoes from the Past whi...
Posted by Bogdan Drumea at 00:00 |  March 10, 2014  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
David Ellefson (MEGADETH, ALTITUDES & ATTITUDE): less is more

David Ellefson (MEGADETH, ALTITUDES & ATTITUDE): less is more

The bass player of the group Megadeth, David Ellefson has become in recent years a constant presence in Metalfan pages. Recently, David has joined forces with Frank Bello (Anthrax) in a new project called Altitudes & Attitude. So we didn'...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  February 24, 2014  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Tormentor (DESASTER): the magic of metal

Tormentor (DESASTER): the magic of metal

Tormentor, on his real name Stefan Hüskens, the drummer of the German band Desaster, was kind enough to answer to an exclusive interview for Metalfan Romania as the band will play at Romanian Thrash Metal Fest...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  February 17, 2014  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Ian Gillan (DEEP PURPLE): an enigmatic phrase

Ian Gillan (DEEP PURPLE): an enigmatic phrase

After a while, we will meet Deep Purple again, and very soon. The British band will perform at Sala Polivalentă in Bucharest, on February 20. Deep Purple are those who produ...
Posted by Gina S. at 00:00 |  February 08, 2014  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Mika Luttinen (IMPALED NAZARENE): nuclear metal with 666% megaton pressure

Mika Luttinen (IMPALED NAZARENE): nuclear metal with 666% megaton pressure

Impaled Nazarene is the first name that comes up in the mind of the most of us when we are thinking about the extreme metal from Finland. The band will perform for the first time in Bucharest at the first edition of November to Dis...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  November 09, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Jarboe, P. Emerson Williams and a part of their soul

Jarboe, P. Emerson Williams and a part of their soul

We all know Jarboe from Swans because she was a member of the band until 1998. Besides the projects she developed along with Michael Gira, Jarboe has a wide-range of records made by her own and her music just continued to touch new levels of...
Posted by Gina S. at 00:00 |  November 04, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Niels Kinsella (GOD IS AN ASTRONAUT): A voyage intro astronauts' world

Niels Kinsella (GOD IS AN ASTRONAUT): A voyage intro astronauts' world

A shift in style is not always rightly valued, especially with a band that got its fans accustomed to an certain sound. Still it seems that Irish combo God Is An Astronaut picked a winner with...
Posted by Fantotzii at 00:00 |  November 02, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
LEPROUS: Bring all your friends!

LEPROUS: Bring all your friends!

Leprous, the Norwegian progressive metal heroes will be back in Bucharest on 21st of October and they expect from us a large audience. We have here some messages from the band which is already engaged in an European tour since September. So w...
Posted by Gina S. at 00:00 |  October 16, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Tim Svanberg (FESTERING REMAINS): the future of swedish death metal

Tim Svanberg (FESTERING REMAINS): the future of swedish death metal

Tim Svanberg, the front man of the Swedish band Festering Remains, is probably the youngest musician I've had the honor to interview. Born on October 1, 1997, I have to say that the swede is for his age more...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  September 26, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Paul Groundwell (Peaceville Records): We get on well as a big family

Paul Groundwell (Peaceville Records): We get on well as a big family

Peaceville Records is a British independent metal-oriented record label, founded by Paul "Hammy" Halmshaw in Dewsbury, England in 1987. Originally a tape label releasing anarcho punk, the releases moved towar...
Posted by Klawz at 00:00 |  September 13, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Sebastian Schröer (SADO SATHANAS): it's just about good or bad music

Sebastian Schröer (SADO SATHANAS): it's just about good or bad music

German black metal band Sado Sathanas will release their second album - Nomos Hamartia (The Law of Sin) this September. With the help of Mihai "Coro" Caraveteanu of...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  September 04, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Chris Reifert (AUTOPSY): welcome to the death metal world

Chris Reifert (AUTOPSY): welcome to the death metal world

Autopsy is a death metal machine and we want to discover its operating parameters. It seems that this machine has an old principle based on the following formula: as long as the mechanism works great, there is no need of improvement, it is al...
Posted by Gina S. at 00:00 |  August 29, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Blaze Bayley (WOLFSBANE): with sincerity and simplicity about metal

Blaze Bayley (WOLFSBANE): with sincerity and simplicity about metal

Blaze Bayley proved to be, just as people who had met him told us, a very determined and focused person, very involved in everything he does, but a very kind and very open discussion partner. We talked a bit...
Posted by Tzugu at 00:00 |  August 09, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Victor Griffin (IN GRAVED): the legend goes on

Victor Griffin (IN GRAVED): the legend goes on

When it comes to doom metal, Victor Griffin is undoubtedly one of the most influential guitarists out there. Former guitarist of the legendary American group Pentagram and currentlyu guitarist of Death Row, l...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  July 29, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Vincent Hausman (HOWL): We will make your ears bleed

Vincent Hausman (HOWL): We will make your ears bleed

Howl is a relatively new name on the metal scene. The band was formed in 2006, but they released the first studio album -...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  July 09, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Bjorn 'Speed' Strid (SOILWORK): when we thought about the new album, many of us pictured more than ever how it was going to sound live

Bjorn 'Speed' Strid (SOILWORK): when we thought about the new album, many of us pictured more than ever how it was going to sound live

Ten minutes with Bjorn “Speed” Strid seemed too little compared to what this musician has to say.  But it proved enough to quickly touch his previous experience in Romania, Soilwork’s latest alb...
Posted by Tzugu at 00:00 |  July 06, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Christos Antoniou (CHAOSTAR): Music is my life

Christos Antoniou (CHAOSTAR): Music is my life

Metalfan: Hello Christos and welcome to M...
Posted by Dragos P. at 00:00 |  July 01, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Fenriz (DARKTHRONE): the interviews stand in the way of next album

Fenriz (DARKTHRONE): the interviews stand in the way of next album

In late winter of 2013, Darkthrone released the monster from the basement. Their new album,...
Posted by Gina S. at 00:00 |  June 29, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Matt Thompson (KING DIAMOND, AGHORA): GHOST - something different and done well

Matt Thompson (KING DIAMOND, AGHORA): GHOST - something different and done well

Probably most of you know Matt Thompson as the drummer of King Diamond, maybe some who are reading this know that Matt is also the drummer of Aghora since a few years. Well, besides the two named above, Matt...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  June 14, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Steve Ramsey (SATAN, SKYCLAD): the evil that mankind does to themselves

Steve Ramsey (SATAN, SKYCLAD): the evil that mankind does to themselves

Satan, one of the legendary bands of the NWOBHM scene have recently reunited and released a new studio material, the third of them career and the first one  after a break of... 26 years! We took the oppo...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  June 08, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH, LOCK UP, BRUJERIA): the sound of perfection

Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH, LOCK UP, BRUJERIA): the sound of perfection

Shane Embury, bass player of the bands Napalm Death, Lock Up, Brujeria, Venomous Concept, and many other extreme groups, recently offered an exclusive interview to Metalfan Romania. Shane has revealed a part secret of the success of Napalm De...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  June 03, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
John Gallagher (RAVEN): more t-shirts than albums?

John Gallagher (RAVEN): more t-shirts than albums?

Raven, the legend of the NWOBHM scene will soon release the first DVD of their career, a material that promises to be more than interesting for fans of the band and the genre. We took the opportunity and had...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  May 30, 2013  | 2 Comments READ » COMMENT
Jan Frederickx (AGATHOCLES): change must come from the base

Jan Frederickx (AGATHOCLES): change must come from the base

As Agathocles will play July 20, 2013 in Romania, we talked with Jan Frederickx, the group leader. Besides musical nature subjects, we approached other topics about which Jan told us his views. More details in the lines below:...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  May 23, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
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