Master has been one of the most influential bands in the history of the underground with a huge impact on most of the notorious extreme metal bands that followed later on and for generations to come. Formed in 1983 along with bands such as Possessed, Necrophagia, Mantas/Death, Master put its name with golden letters in the list of the forefathers of Death Metal scene although the band is often overlooked.
I admit I was a little bit anxious about this interview because Alan from Primordial (a.k.a. Nemtheanga) always gave me the impression of having a strong, direct and sharp sense of humor. As direct and sharp as his Irish comrades seem to be. Well, I wasn’t wrong about that and combined with a truly sensational uncompromised spirit, the vocalist of Primordial took the time to answer some of our questions for Metalzone.
Godiva is a Swiss metal band in the Euro metal fields. Originally formed in early 2001 as a cover band but within the next year Godiva supported numerous bands such as Freedom Call, Shakra, Primal Fear and Dokken while only one year after Godiva was headlining the Swiss Metal Attack festival in 2002.
At The Gates is a huge chapter for Swedish Death Metal scene. Recently they announced their reunion, after many years, which includes some shows over Europe. We contacted Anders Bjorler, the leader of At The Gates (also guitarist of The Haunted) and here is what he told us. Anders was simple with his answers but I think that there are many important things to mention here. \r\n
\r\nHello\r\nAnders! This is Vassilis of the Greek Metalzone. Thanks for accepting my\r\nrequest for the interview! It’s a great honour!
Arcane Grail is a Russian melodic sympho death metal band consisting at the present by six musicians. Last year they recorded their first full length album “Mysteries Of The Ancient Charnel” and in the time being they are on the works for their new somophore effort. With the opportunity of this upcoming release we stole a short time of their busy schedule to talk with the bassist of Arcane Grail, KIR.
\r\nAfter a two year pause since the release of Lyssa, we contacted Efthimis\r\nKaradimas, founding member and mainman of the infamous Greek band\r\nNightfall in order to find out everything concerning the great Greek\r\nband whose fame has crossed the borders of its mother land. Below\r\nyou’ll find a friendly chat with Efthimis since the content isn’t that\r\nof a typical interview.
V.Santura is a multi-talented musician. He is the session guitarist of Celtic Frost, he is the guitarist of Dark Fortress and also, he is the guitarist of Noneuclid. Some months ago, when Dark Fortress were looking for a new frontman, this guy gave me the opportunity to fill this position. To be honest, there were many difficulties and the most important was the distance problem so, Morean of Noneuclid is now the new frontman of the band.
\r\nWade Black is the current vocalist for the band Crimson Glory. We had the opportunity to talk with him about Crimson Glory and his personal band Disasterpeace, among other things.\r\n
\r\nDie Apokalyptischen Reiter is one of the\r\nmost successful bands in Germany. In this interview Volk-man (guitarist) talks\r\nabout the last album "Riders On The Storm", the new DVD that will be out in\r\nJanuary and for many things concerning the band in general. If you are a\r\n"Reitermaniac" the only thing you have to do is to scroll down your mouse...\r\n
With the release of the new album of Nightrage we found the opportunity to speak with the Greek leader, composer and author of the band Marios Iliopoylos. And this is what he told us about the new album “A New Disease Is Born”, on the continuous changes of the members of the band, what is really the band of Nightrage while he comments the Swedish and Greek metal scene.\r\n