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SUSPERIA: We are definitely a live band

SUSPERIA: We are definitely a live band

    Metalfan: Hell-O, t...
Posted by Sake at 00:00 |  September 11, 2007  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Peavy Wagner: Speak of the Rage

Peavy Wagner: Speak of the Rage

There’s not much time left until Peavy’s Rage will come upon the Romanian fans, on the 8th of September, at Arenele Romane, in Bucharest. We thought that Peavy had a lot of thoughts to share, on the brink of this event, but either he d...
Posted by Klawz at 00:00 |  August 28, 2007  | 28 Comments READ » COMMENT
Interview with Impious

Interview with Impious

Impious is a band that grew up constantly and developed its sound from a more aggressive way of expression towards a more melodic, catchy and opened approach. Since they have a new album in stores, there was the time Metalfan.ro made a ste...
Posted by Sake at 00:00 |  August 21, 2007  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
CADAVERIA interview

CADAVERIA interview

Metalfan was always interested in Cadaveria’s activity ever since she left Opera IX in order to pursue a career of her own and to achieve full creative freedom and new ways of expression through music. Since the band has released a new a...
Posted by Sake at 00:00 |  August 14, 2007  | 15 Comments READ » COMMENT
Interview with Christofer Johnsson (Therion)

Interview with Christofer Johnsson (Therion)

Therion is a very successful enterprise and in the interview below you will have the chance to find out what does it take to reach the top. Christofer Johnsson proved a very interesting discussion partner, willing to chat despite his very...
Posted by Sake at 00:00 |  August 07, 2007  | 2 Comments READ » COMMENT
LAKE OF TEARS: ... of moons and mushrooms

LAKE OF TEARS: ... of moons and mushrooms

To make the waiting until 8th September more bearable, we tried to offer you a funny interview with Lake of Tears, while still reaching some more serious topics like the last album, Moons And Mushrooms. Since Daniel Brennare was...
Posted by Nebelhexa at 00:00 |  July 20, 2007  | 7 Comments READ » COMMENT
MANTICORA: Two CDs for one Circus

MANTICORA: Two CDs for one Circus

If you happen to think that this second interview with Manticora comes too soon after the previous one, then you should definitely know that it’s their fault, not ours. They released two albums in less than a year’s time, as the second...
Posted by Klawz at 00:00 |  July 19, 2007  | 3 Comments READ » COMMENT
Derrick Green: We are Sepultura!

Derrick Green: We are Sepultura!

Derrick Green is not quite the man you want to confront, especially when you are half his height. Still, he was kind enough to sit down and answer a couple of questions, even if some of them were not that convenient. A small chat about the...
Posted by Tzugu at 00:00 |  July 16, 2007  | 9 Comments READ » COMMENT
SAMAEL: The new solar era (Interview with Xy & Vorph)

SAMAEL: The new solar era (Interview with Xy & Vorph)

From the darkest road, from the openly expressed aggression to religion, from rebellion, Samael found their way to eternity and to a reign of light, and now they're going full speed towards the sun. Solar Soul is their latest masterpiece a...
Posted by Nebelhexa at 00:00 |  July 10, 2007  | 13 Comments READ » COMMENT
MOONSORROW: We are unpredictable, sometimes even to ourselves

MOONSORROW: We are unpredictable, sometimes even to ourselves

I sat down for a while thinking about how to introduce this interview to you, what could I possibly tell you about Moonsorrow that you do not already know. Since I am out of ideas I’ll just say:  Moonsorrow...
Posted by Sake at 00:00 |  July 03, 2007  | 1 Comments READ » COMMENT
Maylene and their christian metal

Maylene and their christian metal

Hello! First of all, please tell us a short history of the band. Josh Cornutt: We are from Alabama, we are a rock and roll band, and we just put a new record out 2 months ago on ferret music, and we released a record in 20...
Posted by H. at 00:00 |  June 26, 2007  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Atrocity: We really want to come back to Romania  to PLAY!!!

Atrocity: We really want to come back to Romania to PLAY!!!

It has been a while since I’ve received news from the Atrocity headquarters. My suppositions that the band is very busy recording the new album proved to be correct. Despite this fact, Alex Krull was again very kind and eager to communic...
Posted by Sake at 00:00 |  June 20, 2007  | 2 Comments READ » COMMENT
Tarot: I have no regrets... we are who we are

Tarot: I have no regrets... we are who we are

I didn’t suspect that the universe of Tarot is at least as complex (if not more complex) that the universe of Nightwish. I always thought of the former as an appendix of the soprano band which is selling records all over the world. Even...
Posted by Dragos P. at 00:00 |  June 17, 2007  | 10 Comments READ » COMMENT
After Forever: These cowboy boots are made for rockin'

After Forever: These cowboy boots are made for rockin'

What’s very cool about Floor Jansen (besides the looks, ehem) is her naturalness and ability to approach any subject in a perfectly honest manner and a very very good English. Although we were last on a quite long list of interviews, she...
Posted by Tzugu at 00:00 |  June 17, 2007  | 1 Comments READ » COMMENT
My Dying Bride interview: Andrew Craighan and Hamish Glencross

My Dying Bride interview: Andrew Craighan and Hamish Glencross

Metalfan: So, last time we talked was at Sziget 2004, I interviewed Hamish while you were giving interviews at another table [looking to Andrew]. Anyway, back then you had just released Songs of darkness, words of light and you were workin...
Posted by Nebelhexa at 00:00 |  June 16, 2007  | 9 Comments READ » COMMENT
Within Temptation:In the Heart of Artmania 2007

Within Temptation:In the Heart of Artmania 2007

Metalfan: Hi, nice to meet you again, how are you?Sharon den Adel & Ruud Jolie: We're fine, thanks. How are you? Metalfan: Fine. So... what were your first impressions on Romania, those from your first visi...
Posted by Nebelhexa at 00:00 |  June 16, 2007  | 11 Comments READ » COMMENT
ANATHEMA: 100% or nothing

ANATHEMA: 100% or nothing

Metalfan: Hello, how are you?Vincent Cavanagh: Fine... what a town... what a town! Metalfan: Do you like it?Vincent: Beautiful... Really nice, yeah. And old towns like this, it's beautiful and very...
Posted by Nebelhexa at 00:00 |  June 15, 2007  | 11 Comments READ » COMMENT
Pro-Pain: We just do things our own way

Pro-Pain: We just do things our own way

First of all, I must admit that hardcore was never my cup of tea. I have listened to a Pro Pain record more than a decade ago and, since then, looked upon them respectfully.The way they choose to do things, being a gig, a tour or a stu...
Posted by Sake at 00:00 |  June 12, 2007  | 2 Comments READ » COMMENT
Waltari: crazy and unorthodoxical musical solutions

Waltari: crazy and unorthodoxical musical solutions

Waltari struck me as an amazing combination of genres, from their progressive backbone to the tinge of industrial, electro or even more mainstream genres (hip-hop on some albums – and don't be prejudicial, it still sounds ok:). So my int...
Posted by Tzugu at 00:00 |  May 30, 2007  | 5 Comments READ » COMMENT
VISIONS OF ATLANTIS: The perfect balance of their Trinity

VISIONS OF ATLANTIS: The perfect balance of their Trinity

Visions of Atlantis is an Austrian symphonic metal band.  They formed in 2000 and they have released two albums so far, while the third one, appropriately named Trinity, is on its way, due to be released on May 25th. American classica...
Posted by Klawz at 00:00 |  May 21, 2007  | 7 Comments READ » COMMENT
DEW-SCENTED: Incinerate better shows the real face of the band

DEW-SCENTED: Incinerate better shows the real face of the band

Monday, April 23rd,  Leif Jensen agreed to do an interview with us about his band, Dew-Scented. And not only that, but he was even available to do it in a couple of hours! That was unfortunately too short a time for us to get...
Posted by Nebelhexa at 00:00 |  May 15, 2007  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
Battlelore:Evernight – Melancholy, anger and hope!

Battlelore:Evernight – Melancholy, anger and hope!

Let’s walk beside Maria on Middle Earth's sacred soil, chatting about Akallabeth – the fall of Numenor, the long cold winters of Finland and Battlelore’s latest album: Evernight.  ...
Posted by Dragos P. at 00:00 |  May 04, 2007  | 7 Comments READ » COMMENT
Marduk: Blood, fire and death in Bucharest on 22nd September

Marduk: Blood, fire and death in Bucharest on 22nd September

The phone rang just a few minutes after the agreed hour for the interview. The jovial voice of Morgan Håkansson at the other end of the line managed to somehow vanish my nervousness. I invite you to discover the fascination for the real man behin...
Posted by Nebelhexa at 00:00 |  April 29, 2007  | 43 Comments READ » COMMENT
WITHIN TEMPTATION: they really need to do their show in Romania

WITHIN TEMPTATION: they really need to do their show in Romania

Artmania: Hello, we are here with Robert Westerholt from Within Temptation. They are here in Romania to make some videos to...Robert Westerholt: To Frozen and The Howling.  ...
Posted by Metalfan at 00:00 |  April 27, 2007  | 12 Comments READ » COMMENT
Evergrey: In a good position, and enjoying it

Evergrey: In a good position, and enjoying it

This is still not the after-concert interview we had hoped to do with the "five ugly guys from Sweden" (as Henrik refers to the band), but it's still better than the last time, when not only we didn't have no interview, but we even had no...
Posted by Klawz at 00:00 |  April 21, 2007  | 8 Comments READ » COMMENT
Morgana Lefay: Aberrations of their minds

Morgana Lefay: Aberrations of their minds

17 years since their debut and counting, Morgana Lefay made their way to metalfan.ro. But it was no easy ride for them, twice disbanded and left for dead, then resurrected with renewed strength and attitude (and line-up) each time. 20...
Posted by Klawz at 00:00 |  April 10, 2007  | 1 Comments READ » COMMENT
Fear not Aborted!

Fear not Aborted!

When it comes to death metal musicians, most of us tend to think it is all about destructive, frustrated and sociopatic behaviours. Well, Sven Caluwe of Aborted proved this prejudices wrong by offering us a lesson of hard work, seriousness...
Posted by Sake at 00:00 |  April 03, 2007  | 4 Comments READ » COMMENT
Mat Sinner, the captain

Mat Sinner, the captain

It was in the early 80ies that Mat Sinner started his career on the German metal scene. He’s had his share of commercial success with his first band Sinner, but Primal Fear, which he founded together with ex Gamma Ray singer Ralph Scheep...
Posted by Klawz at 00:00 |  March 26, 2007  | 3 Comments READ » COMMENT
Aghora interview

Aghora interview

I knew from the very beginning that Santiago Dobles is a very special guy. I have missed an interview with him when Aghora released the first studio album, so I’ve tried to catch up with the band before he joining the freshly res...
Posted by Sake at 00:00 |  March 20, 2007  | 4 Comments READ » COMMENT
Lazare: Solefald never really played black metal as such

Lazare: Solefald never really played black metal as such

When there is a possibility to have a doctor in philosophy as your interlocutor, who also happens to speak 7 languages fluently, any webzine editor with some common sense would have to pay more attention than usual. In the end, although my...
Posted by Sake at 00:00 |  March 13, 2007  | 0 Comments READ » COMMENT
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