INFERION

I actually care a great deal about the geographic origin of a band. There is a greater satisfaction to finding a deathrash band from the deepest of South America than there is to finding a black metal band from the US. Nonetheless Inferion offered an challenge I couldn’t resist so I had to interview them. Anders Ekdahl ©2012 Continue reading

PHAVIAN

There is progressive and then there is progressive. While one being overly Dream Theatre-esque the other is more organic and in some ways listener friendly. LA’s PHAVIAN are of the latter variant. Patrick Hassani answered my questions. Anders Ekdahl ©2012 Continue reading

PUSSY

PUSSY are in no way a new band. They are actually pretty much as old as I am, if not older. That apart I had not even heard of them until I came upon them on MySpace. With a name like PUSSY I knew I had to interview them. Anders Ekdahl ©2012 Continue reading

TAIPAN

There was a familiarity to the name TAIPAN when I saw it on-line. It was only after I had done this interview that I remembered them from back in the 1980s. for some unknown reason I never ever checked them out back then but that has been sorted now with this interview. Anders Ekdahl ©2012 Continue reading

ABIGAIL

Romanian ABIGAIL came to me by chance. I was looking for female fronted bands and by chance I found info on the WASP cover ABIGAIL did for a tribute album. That line-up no longer exist but the band is still kicking around . Anders Ekdahl ©2012 Continue reading

Krossfire – Interview

Where the hell is Bulgaria?!?! Well, it’s remotely located in Eastern Europe and while it doesn’t make the news, a metal band called Krossfire have with their brand of prog / power metal. Shan Siva goes over the iron curtain to chat to guitarist Georgi Kushev!

1. Firstly, congratulations on your new album – it really is impressive given I did not hear about a metal band from Bulgaria before!

Georgi : Thank you very much. We really tried our best and we are happy that people are digging it.

2. Is Krossfire Bulgaria’s biggest metal band?

Georgi : No. We are truly an underground band and there are others like us in here. Metal in Bulgaria is not very popular to say at least.
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ACEPHALIX


I can’t remember how I came upon ACEPHALIX in the first place but I must have read about them
somewhere and then decided to check them, out. What I heard made me think bolt Thrower crossed with Amebix and with a very strong crust feel to their metal. KH / Kyle House Guitar, LI / Luca Indrio Bass, DB / DanIel Butler Vocals. Anders Ekdahl ©2012
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