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Matt Harvey (EXHUMED): if you don't like MERCYFUL FATE, you can't be in our band!

Matt Harvey (EXHUMED): if you don't like MERCYFUL FATE, you can't be in our band!

Exhumed will perform for the first time in Romania on 13 July 2013. We took advantage of this opportunity and I chatted with Matt Harvey, leader of the group. Matt has proven to be more friendly as I would have expected and told us in detail...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  May 18, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
David Ellefson (MEGADETH): Super Collider - a really strong record

David Ellefson (MEGADETH): Super Collider - a really strong record

Megadeth will be performing again this year in Romania and are working hard on a new album. We took advantage of this opportunity and talked again with David Ellefson. Unfortunately we did not get more details on the new disc, but the result...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  May 12, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
FLOTSAM AND JETSAM: Ugly Noise don't come easy

FLOTSAM AND JETSAM: Ugly Noise don't come easy

The music industry and metal scene have seen better days. Kelly David Smith (drummer of Flotsam and Jetsam, returned to the band after a long absence) knows it better than most: he's been around since the mid...
Posted by Klawz at 00:00 |  April 27, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
David Jordan (LONG DISTANCE CALLING): art on music

David Jordan (LONG DISTANCE CALLING): art on music

If 10 years ago someone had told me I would become a big fan of the progressive post/rock subgenre, I would have sent him to a shrink for a quick check-up. And, since back then there was no such thing as Long Di...
Posted by Fantotzii at 00:00 |  April 20, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Evan Hensley (NIGHTFALL): I feel that Cassiopeia is a natural continuation of what we started to develop on Astron Black

Evan Hensley (NIGHTFALL): I feel that Cassiopeia is a natural continuation of what we started to develop on Astron Black

Metalfan: Hello and welcome to Metalfan.ro. How are things going at the Nightfall headquarters?Things are going well. We are just coming back from a week-long...
Posted by Dragos P. at 00:00 |  March 28, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Sean Pelletier (PENTAGRAM, HOUSECORE RECORDS): metalheads are family

Sean Pelletier (PENTAGRAM, HOUSECORE RECORDS): metalheads are family

I'm sure that Sean Pelletiers name is unknown to most of those who read these lines, but the name Pentagram probably is not. Sean Pelletier is a passionate metal music fan. In '94 he was part of the team label Relapse Records, then he got to...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  March 23, 2013  | 1 Comments READ » COMMENT
Negru (NEGURA BUNGET): we have a complete line-up

Negru (NEGURA BUNGET): we have a complete line-up

Negura Bunget recently went through a line-up change – radical changes, one might say, but not with dramatic consequences, in the end. We’ve recently had a chat with Negru (Gabriel Mafa by his real name)...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  March 20, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
VOID OF SLEEP: visionary sludge-rock

VOID OF SLEEP: visionary sludge-rock

Void of Sleep is a young Italian group whose music oscillates between stoner rock and progressive metal sonorities. The band released on January 21, 2013 first studio album -...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  February 24, 2013  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Hupogrammos (DORDEDUH): a creative musical journey

Hupogrammos (DORDEDUH): a creative musical journey

The Romanian band Dordeduh launched its first studio album on September 28, 2012. We took this opportunity to have a chat with Edmond "Hupogrammos" Karban about Dorededuh in general and their...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  October 24, 2012  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Interview with Mike Portnoy

Interview with Mike Portnoy

Do you ever get tired, Mike?I’m always tired, especially on this tour. This tour and the tour I’d just finished with Neal Morse were exhausting, because we’re flying every morning and pla...
Posted by Ovidiu Vanghele at 00:00 |  October 20, 2012  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Nige Rockett (Onslaught): ...I would immediately book Onslaught onto Maidens next full world tour

Nige Rockett (Onslaught): ...I would immediately book Onslaught onto Maidens next full world tour

I’m going to start by saying that this is not your typical interview with questions about the tour ( I’m sure you’ll let everyone know the show dates ), future projects ( new albums ), recording process...
Posted by Romanian Thrash Metal Club at 00:00 |  October 12, 2012  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Phil Demmel (MACHINE HEAD): Thank you for the support for Machine Head

Phil Demmel (MACHINE HEAD): Thank you for the support for Machine Head

Machine Head guitarist Phil Demmel, was kind enough to answer some questions for Metalfan. Discussion topics were Machine Head, Vio-Lence, Phil's influences in music, but also the fresh concert the band played in Bucharest at Rock the City Fe...
Posted by Andrei Mihnea Ferezan at 00:00 |  July 16, 2012  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
John Tardy (OBITUARY): Ronnie James Dio of death metal

John Tardy (OBITUARY): Ronnie James Dio of death metal

Metalfan: Hello John and welcome to Metalfan...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  July 07, 2012  | 1 Comments READ » COMMENT
Mille Petrozza (Kreator): Phantom Antichrist, a hidden menace

Mille Petrozza (Kreator): Phantom Antichrist, a hidden menace

Kreator will perform on July 6, 2012 for the fifth time in Romania. We take this opportunity and talked with Miland "Mille" Petrozza, the group leader, about the concert in Romania, football, politics and ultima...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  July 05, 2012  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Mark Heylmun (SUICIDE SILENCE): We are wearing The Black Crown

Mark Heylmun (SUICIDE SILENCE): We are wearing The Black Crown

Suicide Silence will play two concerts in Romania in July this year. In Bucharest on 22 and 23, in Cluj Napoca. We take this opportunity and talked with Mark Heylmun, solo guitarist of the band. Mark spoke about the latest group album,...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  July 01, 2012  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Peter Huss (SHINING): open your eyes!

Peter Huss (SHINING): open your eyes!

Shining is one of the most extreme and non-traditional metal bands of the current scene. However the group guitarist, Peter Huss, is one of the nicer speakers, full of life and  at times giving the impression he would be more latin than...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  May 31, 2012  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Kenn Nardi (ANACRUSIS): gone to early

Kenn Nardi (ANACRUSIS): gone to early

The 90s... they may bring back great memories for the metal fan, especially for those in the former communist bloc, but times were difficult  for the artists involved. A...
Posted by Klawz at 00:00 |  May 28, 2012  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal (GUNS N'ROSES): Chinese Democracy, such a unique album

Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal (GUNS N'ROSES): Chinese Democracy, such a unique album

Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal, the solo guitarist of Guns N'Roses was kind enough and he responded to an interview for Metalfan Romania. Bumblefoot spoke about the concert the band will perform in this summer in Buch...
Posted by Klawz at 00:00 |  May 21, 2012  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Keith Morris (OFF!, ex-Circle Jerks, ex-Black Flag): don't use 'punk rock' as an excuse to act stupid!

Keith Morris (OFF!, ex-Circle Jerks, ex-Black Flag): don't use 'punk rock' as an excuse to act stupid!

Keith Morris name is well known in the hardcore punk scene. Starting with Black Flag, continues with Circle Jerks, and ending with OFF!, each of this three bands that Keith played in, have a word to say when it comes to hardcore punk. The mus...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  May 17, 2012  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
David Ellefson (MEGADETH): we hope to release an unplugged album

David Ellefson (MEGADETH): we hope to release an unplugged album

The bass player of the legendary group Megadeth, David Ellefson, was kind enough and accepted our proposal to offer a new interview for Metalfan Romania. The subjects were the presence of OST Fest from this s...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  May 15, 2012  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
TesseracT: dis-concealing the concealed

TesseracT: dis-concealing the concealed

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Posted by Klawz at 00:00 |  April 11, 2012  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Rob 'the Baron' Miller (AMEBIX): when crust meets doom

Rob 'the Baron' Miller (AMEBIX): when crust meets doom

Rob "the Baron" Miller, lead singer of British group Amebix, is without any doubt one of the most interesting characters in the underground scene. Even better if it has been 30 years since he formed the group and even if the band was absent m...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  March 29, 2012  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Voyager: the Meaning of Prog

Voyager: the Meaning of Prog

Even though Australia's capital is Canberra, the city of Perth, at about the other end of the continent, is said to be the capital of Australian drum & bass. And when one thinks about Pendulum, one is inc...
Posted by Klawz at 00:00 |  January 03, 2012  | 2 Comments READ » COMMENT
Cynic: legend-based anatomy

Cynic: legend-based anatomy

Founded in 1987, Cynic were Focused to make history right from the start, although it took 6 long years to get them there. T...
Posted by Klawz at 00:00 |  December 13, 2011  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Michael Amott (Arch Enemy): When everybody else was quitting, I kept going

Michael Amott (Arch Enemy): When everybody else was quitting, I kept going

Metalfan: Hello and wel...
Posted by Dragos P. at 00:00 |  December 05, 2011  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Interview with Foued Moukid (ARKAN)

Interview with Foued Moukid (ARKAN)

Metalfan: Hello and welcome to Metalfan.ro. You started this band back in 2005. Could you point out for our readers the most important aspects of your history for the last 6 years?Foued Moukid: Arkan was created in 2005 by me a...
Posted by Dragos P. at 00:00 |  November 24, 2011  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
SEPTICFLESH: welcome to the Great Mass

SEPTICFLESH: welcome to the Great Mass

Along with Rotting Christ and Nightfall, SepticFlesh are one of the pillars of the Greek metal scene, with a career spanning over two decades and a discography that includes no less than eight studio albums....
Posted by Klawz at 00:00 |  November 15, 2011  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Interview with Cronos (VENOM): part II

Interview with Cronos (VENOM): part II

Metalfan : Let’s talk a bit about « Falle...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  November 09, 2011  | 1 Comments READ » COMMENT
Interview with Cronos (Venom): part I

Interview with Cronos (Venom): part I

30 minutes are way too little to exhaust 30 years devoted to metal. Still, we were grateful to be able to have a conversation with Cronos, a man who, in his words, facilitated the birth of all metal genres - from power metal to black metal. F...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  November 08, 2011  | 5 Comments READ » COMMENT
DEMONICAL: a completely different path

DEMONICAL: a completely different path

Martin Schulman, bass guitarist of the swedish group Demonical, was kind enough to answer a set of questions for Metalfan regarding the band concerts in Romania. Martin has also offered a few details about th...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  November 04, 2011  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
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