Interview by Miriam C.People, we’re in front of a legend. Or better a metal LEGEND. If think about thrash metal, the first band you’ll gonna refer to, at least in the European musical panorama, is German’s Holy Moses. Why? The reason is really really simply ’cause without Sabine Classen, there’ll be no Angela Gossow, Alissa White-Gluz and Runhild Gammelsæter singing in any whatsoever extreme metal band. Holy Moses‘s first demo release date back in 1980 but it’s the third demo, published in 1982, “Satan’s Angel” that marks Sabina‘s debut behind as a band vocalist until their break-up in 1994. Right now, after 30 years of activity, it’s really natural that a band undergoes a lot of lineup changes but with their new album “Redefined Mayhem”, Holy Moses seems to have found a stable line-up and vocalist Sabina Classen, guitarist Peter Geltat and bassist Thomas Neitsch took some time to speak about it. Thrash on! Continue reading »
Interview by Miriam C.“In the Red”, beside being the fourth album released for the Swedish explosive heavy metal quartet Crucified Barbara, it shows how the band, through its path, has matured, enhanced and enriched its musical palette. Yeah, don’t get me wrong, I love the ‘booze & party’ themed songs but trying to improve and evolve stylistically is part of the natural flow for a band, probably in this particular case CB were helped by the fact that were able of counting on a reliable partner as their new label Despotz Records but let’s read what the singer Mia has to say about it… Hi Mia, first of all welcome back to Femme Metal Webzine. How are you?
Thank you! I’m fine! Right now I’m in a dressing room in Italy. We’re playing at a club called Rock Planet in Pinarella di Cervia. We’re out on the In the Red Europan Tour with Supercharger and Junkstars since 17 days and we’re just about to finish a set of 13 days in a row with no day off so I’m a bit tired. Starting to mix up lyric lines and stuff on stage but the important thing is that my voice isn’t that affected about it, which I’m very happy about. We’ve never done so many shows in a row before. And today I went to the beach 2 times during the day, very appreciated! Continue reading »
Interview by Miriam C.Italian label Frontiers Records is synonymous of good quality for the hard rockers/AOR fans and it’s not the first time that Frontiers commits in discover and promote new and exciting bands. A blatant example is Sweden’s Adrenaline Rush whose debut album was produced along with one of the best talent of this recent years, Erik Martensson from Eclipse and W.E.T. Without further ado, let’s the singer Tåve tell us more about AR‘s debut and her career… Hi Tåve, first of all welcome to Femme Metal Webzine. How are you?
Hi. All good, thank you.Later this year, Frontiers Records launched AR with the release of your first video/single “Change” in late April and then you were invited to play at the Frontiers Rock Festival in Milan. But, let’s take a step back: could you introduce the band to us from the beginning? How Adrenaline Rush was born? Continue reading »
Interview by Alessandra CognettaThe Moon And The Nightspirit is a pagan folk duo hailing from Hungary. Mihály and Ágnes have been building over the years an immersive musical experience, enriched by the use of multiple peculiar instruments and lyrics in their mother tongue. Their latest album, “Holdrejtek”, has been released through Prophecy Production and it marks an important milestone in the duo’s career and evolution, which we tried to examine by asking Mihály a few questions about The Moon And The Nightspirit, the role of Nature in their music, working as a duo and the intriguing origins of the morin khuur. Hello and welcome to Femme Metal, Mihály! It’s a pleasure to feature The Moon And The Nightspirit here. How’s it been going for you since the release of the new album? Continue reading »
Interview by Jack WilliamsI have had the pleasure of seeing theNAME twice this year, the first time in support of Stream of Passion in Amsterdam and last weekend at The Female Metal Event- FemME. Today I am speaking with Hadassa, the talented lead singer of the band. Greetings Hadassa, welcome to Femme Metal Webzine.
Hey there! Thank you, also for the nice introductionCongratulations on a wonderful show last weekend in Eindhoven, what are your thoughts about the festival?
Thank you! I had a really great time! It was a lot of fun to play at FemME. Also, I really enjoyed being part of the fashion show of Ingeborg Steenhorst. I never did that beforeYou have such a wonderfully dynamic presence on the stage, for those new to the band, how did you get started in the Metal scene? Continue reading »
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- Blodwen – “Requiem for Odette” EP RE-RELEASE (2014) October 18, 2014
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