Sunday, November 1, 2015

Interview with Indonesia's Propaganda done by Patrick on 11-1-15

Hope  everyone  is   have  a good  weekend or  week {dependinding  on when you read this} Here is  a  interview  with  Propaganda  from  Indonesia  brutal  death  metal  scene  and  from  the few  bands  I've  heard from this  country they  have  an  amazing  scene so  all those  into brutal death  metal should  defintly  give  this  band  a  listen to  today.
Keep  it  brutal and sick

1.Hello  when did  you  all first  meet?  Was  it  long  before  you  started  the band Propaganda?How  did you  all come  up  with the  name  for the  band?

Hello Patrick, This is Yanz from Propaganda. PROPAGANDA band from Bogor city was formed in late 2009. by plunging into existence by bringing Brutal Death Metal music. In accordance with the meaning of the name " PROPAGANDA " which means the band mem-right propaganda, before the band was originally formed from any previous band personnel have known / recognized by relatives and friends of underground music.
Commitment and can not be separated from the support of family support, disconnected from any personnel focused on the current band ( Propaganda ).
The line-up this time with Ari (ex-DEMENTOR), Yanz (ex-DIE OVER CRY ), and ikok (ex-ANAL SYNDROM). tone music explosion, destroying fast,
thick depth, vocal sounds guttural and noise characteristics make a strong decline of the music the band its self. Elements of propaganda influence music influenced
by Brutal Death Metal bands like Disgorge, Gorgasm and Cerebral Effusion.

2.What  is  the  current  line up  for   the  band? For  the readers  who  have  never  heard   Propaganda's  music  how  would  you  best   describe  it?

 Currently this is Propaganda line up :
-Yanz : guitars
-Fajar : bass
-Ari Septian :  vocal
-Rizky : drums
We play brutal death metal (BDM) with fast rhythm and aggressive with the lyrics theme about sadistic slaughter, mutilation killing by unstoppable sicko schizophrenia killer.

3.Propaganda  is  getting  ready  to  release  their  debut  cd  "The  Mask  Of  Sanity"  through  Brute! Productions.  how  you  all come  in contact   with this  label?

At the beginning we just released a promo release made by us and after that we got contact from Joi as the owner of Brute! Production to make the album through his label Joi once said to me that Mahfudz of Departed which is the band in the roster of Brute! introducing Propaganda to him. He called me internationally and offer us to record everything again with the professional studio at EXTEND Studio, Bandung, Indonesia. Joi wants our album to be the best as we can. He give us a fund and everything.

4.How   long  did  it  take the  band to  write  and record the  songs  for this  release?Does  the  whole  band take  part  in the  writing  process or  does  one member  usually  write  everything?

It's been taken long time enough to make the songs. All members have contributed to the entire songs until became the album. It's team work

5.Besides  the  debut cd   The  Mask  Of  Sanity"  does  the  band  have  any  other   merchandise  available  for  the  fans? If  yes  what  is  available  and  where can the  fans  buy  it  from?

 For Propaganda merchandise you can get from our label Brute! Productions, from the band directly and also from many distros in Indonesia.
These are  some merchandises that will come : CDs, tshirts, long sleeve, hoodie zipper, flag, poster, hand band, etc.

6.Does   Propaganda   get  to   play  live  very  often? What  have  been some  of  your  most  memorable  shows  so  far?

 Every live shows is very memorable event for us. From that events we can get to know the other bands.

7.Are their  any  shows  or  small tours  coming  up  for  the  band?

The nearest show is "City Thunder Fest" that will be held in Bogor on November 28, 2015 and  we plan to have a show in the event "Lampung Timur Brutal Fest" on March 20, 2016. For album tour we are planning for that and we hope it will be happened soon.

8. Propaganda   comes  out  of  the  Indonesia  brutal death  metal scene   it  seems their  is  a  pretty good  scene  in    Indonesia.  what  is   your   opinion  of  the  Indonesian   scene?

We think the metal scene in Indonesia is very good, for the support spirit is very good although there are still some who have not been able to support each other.

9.Who  are your  all-time  favorite  bands  coming  out  of    Indonesia?Are  their   any  new   bands  you  feel  the readers  should  check  out   soon?

There are many new good bands in Indonesia should be known by local and overseas metal fans , such as PIG COMPANY (grindcore), ANAL TORTURE (Brutal Death Metal), NITHAEL (Metal), LIZARD (Brutal Death Metal) , DYING (Brutal Death Metal) and many more Our favorite band is Asphyxiate, Cerebral Effusion, Disgorge, Gorgasm, Carnivore Diprosopus, Vulnus, Deeds of Flesh and much more

10.Besides  bands  does   Indonesia  have  any  good  labels  or  distro's  the  fans  should  check  out?

There alot of many good label, distro and records such as Brutal Mind, Sickness Merchandise, Groupies Merch, Extreme Soul Production, Dismembered Records, Rottrevore Records, Painkiller Merch, Fullmerch, etc.

11.Besides   Propaganda  are  any  of  the  members  of  the  band  currently  playing  in  side-projects  or  bands?

 We are currently still focus on one band might be for next year one member will the other project.

12.Thank  you  Propaganda    for  taking the  time  to  fill  this  interview   out.Do  you   have  any  final  comments  for  the  readers?

We trust and we blast!!

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