Monday, July 7, 2014

Interview with Nazghore done by Patrick on 7-7-14


I have a  second  interview  with  Nazghore  from Sweden  who  recently  released  their  third cd  "THROUGH DARKNESS AND HELL"  is  now  available  through  Black  Plague  Records.A great release  of  black metal done  like  only  the  Swedish  can.



Interview   with  Nekhrid  vocalist  of  Nazghor  done  by  Patrick

1.Metal Hails! Nekhrid! When did you first discover metal?Who were some of the first bands you listened to?

Who are some of your current favorites?

Hails! I do not know exactly when I discover. I remember that I listened to Metallica in my days of youth.

2.When did you meet the other members of Nazghor meet? Does the band name have a special meaning?

I met up with Armageddor one night to exchange ideas of musical terms and directions. It turned out we had similar visions on what we wanted to create and thus Nazghor was born. The other members were recruited short the after through various connections. Nazghor is an order. Nazghor is a legion. Nazghor is our message. Throughout our lyrics, you can find it's meaning.

3.What is the current line-up for the band?For the reader's who have never heard your music how would you describe it?

Nazghor consists of five members at the moment. Guitarits; Armageddor and Angst Base; Amon Batterist: Rimfrost and Nekhrid as the lyrical deliverer. The sound of Nazghor is a dark and raw yet melodic with a classic scandinavian backbone.

4.Nazghor recently released their third cd "Through Darkness And Hell" through Black Plague Rec. How did you come in contact with Mike and the label?

Mike contacted us when we were already in the making of the production. Somehow our dark tunes had made its way all across the Atlantic and we agreed on a partnership.

5.How long did it take to write the songs for "Through Darkness And Hell"? Does the whole band work on the music or does one member usually write everything?

This record was the fastest for us to finish. We started working on it as soon as "Upon the darkest season" was released

and just 3 months later the new message was recorded. The maestro Armageddor and I created most of the record, with input from a nazghorian who wishes to remain anonymous.

6.Who usually writes the lyrics for the band?What are some topics/subjects you all write about?

I, deliverer Nekhrid of the Nazghorian legion write all the lyrics. The lyrical themes are mostly anti-cosmic satanism and devil worship.

7.How has the response been from the fans? What about the press?

The response has been positive from both fans and press.

8.Does Nazghor have any tours or shows coming up that the readers should watch out for? Where are some place's you all will be playing?

We have been very focused on producing music for a long time and are still so. Therefore the touring has been put aside.

But we have plans for the future, so keep an eye out on our facebook page to get the news as soon as they are revealed.

9.Has Nazghor ever gotten to play outside of Sweden? If you could set up a dream show/tour who are some bands{past or present} you would love to share the stage with?

We haven't had a performance abroad yet but we are open to share the stage with any likeminded. However, to tour with the progenitors Bathory and Dissection would have been an honor.

10.What does Black Metal mean to you?

Black Metal is not just music. It is a lifestyle.

11.Nazghor come out of the mighty Swedish black metal scene.What is your opinion of Sweden's metal scene?

The swedish black metal scene is in our opinion the primary one and we are very proud to be a part of it.

12.Who are your favorite bands from Sweden? Are their any new Swedish bands you feel the reader's should watch out for?

Our favorite Swedish bands are the ones that sound Swedish. Some of those bands are Dissection, Bathory, Naglfar, Setherial, Mörk grynig and Watain.

13.Are you or any of the member's currently working with side bands or solo projects? If yes please tell the readers about them.

Yes we are. Some of those are still unnamed and unreleased and some of us play live with other bands.

14.Nekhrid you handle the vocals for the band when did you first become interested in singing/screaming? Do you do anything special to keep your throat/voice healthy?

I became interested in doing vocals while I was experimenting with some old projects for many years ago. At that point we were many musicians in every position except for the song. I decided to give it a try.

15.Who are some of your influences/favorite singers? Do you play any other instruments?
There are many great singers, however there is one local vocalist who is a very big influence for me, and of course the mighty Nödtveidt. I Played bass guitar in several projects for like 10 years ago.
16.Thank you Nekhrid for taking the time to fill this interview out.Do you have any final words for the readers?

To spread the dark message of Nazghor.