BAVMORDA

BAVMORDA is a really cool brutal death metal band that I found one day. I liked them so much that I had to interview them. Anders Ekdahl ©2018
Do you feel that is has gone the way you intended when you formed back in the days?
– No, but its always worked out. Working together is key.

How do you feel about your latest recording? Did it come out the way you expected it to?
-Yes, were happy with it always room for growth though.

Do you feel that you by now has found a sound that is the band and that you can build on it ?
-Defiantly, we started as a Grind band and 3 piece. Now were a 5 piece and have gone to the Death Metal side.

Is having a message in the lyrics important to you? What kind of topics do you deal with?
-I actually tell stories in my lyrics. Nothing personal, Creatures, Witches, Aliens, Disease.

How important is the cover art work for you? Can a really cool cover still sell an album in this day and age of digital download?
-Yeah we would say so.. People are drawn by eye at first.

Why is it so hard for bands that come from places not the US or UK/Sweden/Scandinavia to break big? What is success to you and is it something you’d like to achieve?
-The biggest source of boosting your band is building on social media and putting your selfs out there.. To be heard. We would Love to achieve touring all over playing with bands weve looked up to from teen years to now.

Today the competition is harder. You got plenty of digital platforms for new talent to display their music. How do you do to really stand out in a world where everything but the music is blind to the listener?
-We really try to push our selfs in every way, social media wise and in person. We feel also helping others is key to.

What is your local scene like? How important is a national scene for a band to be able to break out and make it international? -Oh man.. Our locals are great there are actually great extream metal scenes from where we are. Most of us support and help one another.

Rock and metal has come a long way since the early 70s but still some people’s attitudes towards it seem to be left in the stone age. How accepted is metal in your area? Is it like in Finland where it seems to come with the mother’s milk?
-Yes. Its a big deal down here.

What does the future hold for you?
-We got alot of new things coming. A new Music Video, working on our album and lots of shows.

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