KINGDOM

This interview with KINGDOM will let you get to know something about the band. Questions answered: LWN – Guitars, Vocals Anders Ekdahl ©2018

How hard was it to come up with a band name and how does the name fit the music?
LWN: Well You’re asking me questions that are 15 years old. Now I don’t remember who was the main mastermind of Kingdom name. But I also don’t remember that someone was against the name.

What was it that made you want to be in a band in the first place?
LWN: Youthful rebellion, friends, music that we listened and will to wage war against everything and everyone

As I am no musician I have no idea how it works, but how do you make your own music based on what influences you? What parts do you pick?
LWN: Mailny thoughts that enter my mind, sick visions. Sometimes every day life, what I see and what I despise. Life is full of inspirations those good and bad feelings that guide You to left hand path.

When you are in a band does it feel like you are a part of a worldwide movement?
LWN: No, I never think about myself in this categories. I am a soul that is free from falls divine presence that makes You think and be a part of something big. I am a blacksmith of my fate.

How important is it that you look the part in promo shots and stuff? How important is the graphic side of the band?
LWN: The layout of our releases is very important for me, because it is a part of music and must fit to it. Also the photos. Not many but concrete.

What would you say influences your lyrics? How important are they?
LWN: The answer is higher. And yes, lyrics are very important and I attach importance to them.

Is the album as relevant today as it was in the 70s and 80s? Is digital killing the album?
LWN: Sign of time. You can try to fight it but You will loose. This is future old man.

Where will the future of format end – digital verses physical verses whatever?
LWN: I think it’s ending soon, but like I said earlier it is relentless.

How much of a touring entity are you guys? What is a live experience with you like?
LWN: We don’t play many concerts. 3-4 in a year, mainly because I don’t like live shows.

What lies in the future?
LWN: Next albums, ep’s, LP, as long as we have energy and inspiration to play death metal.

More info: https://www.facebook.com/kingdomtempleofdeath

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