Band Of The Day Interview – Trash Heads

Today we’re here for another Band Of The Day Interview but there’s a bit of a throwback. Here on the Interview we love to introduce you to a vast range of bands and artists so without further waiting, let’s dive into. chat with the 90’s Alt-Metal quartet, TRASH HEADS!

  1. If could introduce yourselves for us, who are you?

We are Trash Heads – a four-piece alt-rock band from North Kent. We write and perform our own songs and like to play live and loud!

  1. How did you all meet?

Singer/bassist AJ and guitarists Mark and Tone all met at school – they went to Dartford Grammar School which is where Sir Mick Jagger went. They met Mike after advertising for a drummer in an online musicians wanted ad.

  1. How long have you been playing?

We hooked up in 2014.

  1. What three words would you use to describe the music you play?

Alternative Rock Grunge

  1. What are your musical influences?

Queens of the Stone Age, Faith No More, Foo Fighters and The Cardiacs.

  1. What’s the weirdest thing you’ve seen during a show?

We played to a new crowd who hadn’t seen us before and they started singing along to our songs even though it was the first time they’d seen us – weird but awesome.

  1. Being away from the stages since last year, where is the one place you’d visit when the restrictions are lifted?

The recording studio to finish off our album!

  1. What’s the one record you own but wouldn’t ever admit to owning?

We’re happy to share our record collections – we’ve nothing to hide or be embarrassed about.

  1. What have you been listening in the last few weeks?

The new single by The Wildhearts ‘Remember These Days’ is fantastic. ‘The Night They Came Home’ by Mr. Bungle and the latest singles from Billie Eilish’s upcoming new album.

  1. Are there any releases you have planned in the near future?

We’ve just realised our latest single ‘Set It Right’, taken from our second album ‘Vandalism’ which is out on 24th September.

Check out Trash Heads latest track ‘Set It Right’ below.

Band Interview Of The Day – Delilah Daybreaks

Hello everybody. If you’re here then you know that means! It’s time for another band interview of the day! Today we have Delilah Daybreaks! They are a heartfelt punk rock trio from Minneapolis whom have been going since 2015! Let’s get talking to them!

  1. If could introduce yourselves for us, who are you?

I am Doyle Alexander, I play guitar and sing in the band Delilah Daybreaks alongside Owen Hiber and Mycah Rapoport.

  1. How did you all meet?

Well, I met Owen through just being the only other person around his age who played guitar, and I met Mycah through us living in the same apartments and in turn having the same bus stop.

  1. How long have you been playing?

I have been playing guitar for about ten years now, and Delilah Daybreaks has been playing together for about four to five of those years.

  1. What three words would you use to describe the music you play?

I would probably say… passionate, honest, and driven.

  1. What are your musical influences?

Recently my biggest one has been The Lawrence Arms, particularly the songs written by Chris McCaughan. The other big ones would be the Violent Femmes, Weezer, The Pixies, and Alkaline Trio… 

  1. What’s the weirdest thing you’ve seen during a show?

Well, there hasn’t been a ton of particularly odd things at our shows but the biggest thing I can remember is just seeing people get real handsy and make out in the back of a crowd. It trips me up every time I see it and it’s a lot more frequent than I ever expected it to be. For example, we will be in the middle of the set and I will this dude with his hand up a girls shirt so casually, clearly not giving a flying fuck about anyone around him, and like I said before it really isn’t too strange but my memory of shows isn’t super fresh either.

  1. Being away from the stages since last year, where is the one place you’d visit when the restrictions are lifted?

I really want to get the band down to Chicago as soon as possible, we have never played there and I think once all of this wraps up playing down there would be really special. 

  1. What’s the one record you own but wouldn’t ever admit to owning?

Most of the time I’m pretty upfront about my music taste because I couldn’t care less what someone else thinks of my taste because well.. it’s my music taste, not yours… so I generally don’t get too embarrassed about my taste in music. However, I have listened to the Hamilton soundtrack an embarrassing amount of times, which I do kinda hide.

  1. What have you been listening to in the last few weeks?

Recently I have been going crazy over that new Lil Nas X song Montero, I have also been cranking up some Nomeansno, and that new Waterparks song Numb kicks ass! Also, of course, everyone has their staples that never leave.. for me, that’s Weezer’s album, Pinkerton, The Smiths The Queen is Dead… and yes I know Morrissey is bigoted and dumb but Johnny Marr kicks too much ass to be ignored so I’m sorry. Oh, and I also love Slipknot’s first album, that thing has been on repeat for at least the last five years in my playlists.

  1. Are there any releases you have planned in the near future? 

We have been working on a new release that is aimed for late summer or early fall, and we just put out our new ep called [REDACTED] which is everywhere now.

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Band Interview Of The Day – Keep This Up

Hello everybody! We’re heading across to Peterborough, England for our next instalment of the Band Of The Day interview! Not only that but we are going Pop-Punk for this instalment with this trio! Let’s go!

  1. If could introduce yourselves for us, who are you?

Hi, we are Keep This Up. A pop punk band from Peterborough, UK. We are made up of Chris (Rhythm Guitar & Vocals), Dan (Drummer) and Mike (Lead Guitar & Backing Vocals) currently. 

  1. How did you all meet?

So, myself (Chris) and someone else started this band in 2019 and we set an audition for a drummer. Dan showed up with his whole kit in a Ford KA and we were so impressed already. After seeing him play it was clear he would fit in well. Then a year later we met Mike through mutual friends and everything took off from there

  1. How long have you been playing?

We have been playing as a band since 2019 as such and have been working hard writing all of our own music that we enjoy and want to show everyone

  1. What three words would you use to describe the music you play?

Catchy Pop Punk

  1. What are your musical influences?

For the three of us it is quite varied – we range in musical choice and influence. This can be from pop to rock to metal. We each listen to a wide range of music so we have no single influence. 

  1. What’s the weirdest thing you’ve seen during a show?

Chris: Guitarist in a rubber dingy being crowd surfed round the venue

Mike: A tower of people topped by a naked man

Dan: Everyone sitting down to do the rowing boat 

  1. Being away from the stages since last year, where is the one place you’d visit when the restrictions are lifted?

Chris: I would definitely say the Met Lounge in Peterborough. It is one of my favourite places for live music and club nights.

Mike: Anywhere with live music and music shops!

Dan: Molineux, to see Wolves play again and for the atmosphere 

  1. What’s the one record you own but wouldn’t ever admit to owning?

Chris: I’ll admit to owning any record!

Mike: Gorillaz Self-Titled Album

Dan: I’ll admit to owning any record too! 

  1. What have you been listening in the last few weeks?

Chris: Ice Nine Kills, All Time Low and Trash Boat

Mike: Lewis Capaldi, Eminem and more

Dan: As I Lay Dying – Shaped By Fire (album) 

  1. Are there any releases you have planned in the near future?

So, at the end of April, we are hitting the studio to record our debut EP and we cannot wait to show the world the songs we have planned. The EP will be coming out later this year and we are hoping we can then play these songs live for everyone.

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Band Interview Of The Day – Jacob And The Starry Eyed Shadows

Hello everyone and welcome back to The Band Interview Of The Day! Today is not technically a band but an artist. Today we are chatting with the art Jamie also known for his project Jacob And The Starry Eyed Shadows! Let’s dive right in!

If you could introduce yourselves for us, who are you?
Hi there. My name is Jamie and I am a singer songwriter from the west coast of Scotland. My music is kind of indie/pop/rock. I’ve been writing songs and playing in bands since I was a kid and my current project is called Jacob and the Starry Eyed Shadows. The focus of this project is all the songs I’ve written solo over the years; revisiting them, improving them and getting them released officially.

How did you all meet?
It’s just me at the minute. It would be good to have some bandmates to play with in the near future, so it’s something I’m thinking about. Even more so desirable since a year of lockdowns and not being able to spend time with people properly. I’m not the most sociable of people, but I do love collaborating with people creatively.

How long have you been playing?
I’ve been playing guitar since I was about ten. I started writing songs in my teens, which is when I also started playing in bands and performing. Playing in bands continued long after, mostly playing covers but some original material also. The solo song-writing was something that was always going on the background as a kind of personal therapy.

What three words would you use to describe the music you play?
My songs tend to have a kind of defiant theme/feeling about them, so let’s go with ‘defiant’ first. In their defiance they also tend to be hopeful, so I’d say ‘hopeful’. And finally, let’s ‘soulful’ as it’s often described by others as that. As I said before, it’s basically indie/pop/rock. But I like to think of music in terms of what drives it creatively. I never sit and think ‘I want it to sound like this’, it’s just whatever theme or emotions that drive it forward. And then what it sounds like follows naturally on.

What are your musical influences?
So many. I love mostly rock music. Always been a huge Springsteen fan, Manic Street Preachers, Green Day and things like that. But I also love a lot of soul/Motown, jazz, folk and hip hop. Other big influences are Billie Holiday, Foo Fighters, Bon Iver, Bob Dylan, I Am Kloot, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, Sam Cooke, Less Than Jake. All kinds of stuff.

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve seen during a show?
I’m not really sure. I can’t think of anything right now. My music, and the music I’ve been involved with in the past, can be rocky for sure, but it’s not the wildest!

Being away from the stages since last year, where is the one place you’d visit when the restrictions are lifted?
It will be nice to both play and hear some live music after all this. So anywhere there’s good music! But my favourite venue to visit to see bands is the Barrowlands in Glasgow.

What’s the one record you own but wouldn’t ever admit to owning?
Ooooh, tough one. I only really buy music I really like so I don’t have a lot of stuff I would deem embarrassing. Certainly no albums. There was a Beyonce song I liked and downloaded once. I can’t even remember the name of it. I’m not sure if that’s embarrassing or not? It’s certainly not the kind of thing I would normally listen to, but it was a good tune.

What have you been listening in the last few weeks?
Last few weeks I’ve been listening to a lot of Bon Iver again. ‘For Emma’ is one of my all time favourite albums and that’s been back on a few times the last couple of weeks.

Are there any releases you have planned in the near future?
Yeah, absolutely. One song has just been released. It’s called ‘We Are Everything (and that’s alright)’ and is available on all major streaming platforms. So check it out. And I have another new song coming out in June so keep a look our for that. I’ll be releasing songs periodically and working up to releasing an EP at some point in the hopefully not too distant future.

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Band Of The Day Interview – Blitz Union

Today for you on todays Band Of The Day Interview we have Blitz Union, a Prague based quartet which combines EDM and Rock! Let’s dive in below.

  1. If you could introduce yourselves for us, who are you?

We are Blitz Union, a new visionary music project and creative force that combines EDM elements with Rock music. The main headquarter of our Union is based in Prague, Czech Republic. Blitz Union consists of me (vocals), Shodushi (guitar), Governor (drums) and Schtorm (bass). Our message is poignant – as our lyrics highlight alarming issues that humanity faces in today’s uncertain world along with a sense of urgency, whilst providing hope and inspiration.

  1. How did you all meet?

The history of our relationship, how we got to know each other, goes way back to the past. Initially, it was not music at all what put us together. Our ways crossed because of our common “research/obsession”. And this “research” was later on the main impulse to found Blitz Union. We will need our followers to help us out with this matter, but we do not have all the data ready yet. However, you can expect revelation of the first details soon…

  1. How long have you been playing?

It was sometime in 2017 when due to unusual events that happened to me in my life, I knew what I had to do. I like to say that it wasn’t like “I want to start a band”, but more like “I must start a band”. I needed some kind of a ‘medium’ through which I could share my stories, my visions.  Since I love music my whole life, starting a new band was a clear choice. Anyway, the first record of Blitz Union was released in March 2019 (“Revolution”) so we have been playing together for 2 years officially. 

  1. What three words would you use to describe the music you play?

 Rock, EDM….. & Rock (Laughter)

  1. What are your musical influences?

We were all raised on the rock/metal bands which have been popular around

year 2000, so for example Korn, Slipknot, Linkin Park, Mudvayne, Limp Bizkit,

Rammstein, Static-X etc. The influence of these bands is undeniably audible in

our music. But we are also inspired by the new electronic, dance & trap artists who became

a big inspiration for our Union too. 

  1. What’s the weirdest thing you’ve seen during a show?

I think it was the moment when I saw our guitarist Shodushi jumping into the crowd during our show in Braunschweig, Germany last year. When performing the last notes of our song “Deleted”, he suddenly ran over the whole stage and jumped in full speed into the crowd. But since nobody expected that, he slammed one poor lady with his full weight. She was shocked, but luckily nothing happened to her. We gave her our apologies and some of our merch for free after the show and it was all OK again (Laughter).

  1. Being away from the stages since last year, where is the one place you’d visit when the restrictions are lifted?

I really don’t care where, but would love to perform SOMEWHERE (Laughter). It may sound like a cliche, but it does not matter to our Union where we are performing actually. We would love to hit the stage anywhere in the world. No specific places prefered.

  1. What’s the one record you own but wouldn’t ever admit to owning?

I think I do not own any of this kind. But that would be probably due to the fact that I do not own many physical copies in general. But once I have some like that, I will let you guys know for sure (Laughter). There is no music one should be ashamed to listen to.

  1. What have you been listening in the last few weeks?

I did not listen to much music lately. Since we are intensively working on our own new stuff, I prefer silence when I am out of the studio. Perhaps, only some chill, instrumental music. Like “Twin Peaks OST” which I have on vinyls.

  1. Are there any releases you have planned in the near future?

We will be releasing the last song of our second EP “Not Proud” in mid-April which
will close another chapter of Blitz Union.
Then we will focus with all our force to finish our first, debut full album which we
would like to release this year already as well. But you can expect more of Blitz
Union’s music in various forms to be released throughout the whole year.

Band Of The Day Interview – Evereal

Hello everyone, I hope you’re having a great Friday! Today for you on the band of the day interview we have a Canadian Metal Quartet in the form of Evereal! Let’s chat to them and find out more about them!

If you could introduce yourselves for us, who are you?

We are Alicja Moniatowicz-Vocals, Stephen Roberts-Guitars/Keys, Gord Esau-Bass and Nelson Bennett-Drums

How did you all meet? 

Through music. Steve Met Gord when they played in a Rush tribute together and Nelson auditioned for Evereal but happened to also be working with Alicja. Steve started an Evanescence tribute with Nelson and Gord and Alicja joined… So when Evereal found itself needing a new vocalist Alicja was an obvious choice.

Alicja: The music scene is sort of small when you think about it, everyone pretty well knows each other or of each other lol. It’s a small world for sure!

How long have you been playing?

All combined around 100 years but honestly that varies for each of us. Steve started guitar as age 8 and never looked back but that was back in the stone ages. The same for Nelson and Gord. Alicja on the other hand has been singing since an early age too.

What three words would you use to describe the music you play?

Multi-Genre Femmetal

What are your musical influences?

We each bring different influences. Alicja brings pop influences, Nelson brings meat and potato Bonzo drumming influences, Gord brings Steve Harris,Geddy Influences and Steve brings Prog, Metal, Classical and rock influences.

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve seen during a show?

What is weird in general about modern shows is people talking…. People talk incessantly and fiddle on their phones during shows. They spend more time trying to videotape it than sitting back and taking it all in. It’s very strange from the old days when the crowd was engaged and had your full attention. 

Alicja: I remember just playing one song as a sort of opener for a friends band and the sound guy just turning the sound off midway through the song because it was time to start the show. I was like “That wasn’t very nice lol”. To me that is weird behaviour. 

Nelson: Back when I was 18 in one of my first bands I saw our bass player just suddenly disappear. He had just stepped too far out and fell right off the stage. And it was a pretty high stage too. 

Being away from the stages since last year, where is the one place you’d visit when the restrictions are lifted?

Steve: Ikea….Kidding, I would love to attend a live show at the Queen Elizabeth Theater…Or better yet play a show there.

Nelson: I have been dying to visit Europe – Rome especially. So if I ever get there maybe I’ll get to see a concert in an ancient Roman or Greek amphitheatre. That would be so cool. 

Alicja: I really want to go dancing and see a live concert!

What’s the one record you own but wouldn’t ever admit to owning?

Steve: I own an entire audiophile collection of Big band music. A complete set consisting of 50 individually boxed red audiophile vinyl categorized by artist, genre and year.

Alicja: Oh boy…except for now of course? Girliscious. It’s true. Don’t come for me. 

What have you been listening to in the last few weeks?

Steve: Mostly the new tunes we are working on. I tend to critically listen to them during the writing process to get ideas and production ideas.

Nelson: I have been listening to Rush lately because I kind of missed a whole decade of their music. I was a rabid fan when I was young but kind of stopped buying their records after Power Windows.. So I am trying to catch up on some of the stuff I missed. 

Alicja: Portishead and Backstreet Boys, go figure. 

Are there any releases you have planned in the near future?

Steve: Yes! We are working on new material including a cover tune.

Alicja: Make sure you come and say hello and follow us on our socials to stay in the know of all the latest and greatest!

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Band Of The Day Interview – Heedless Elegance

Hello everyone and welcome back to the band of the day interview! Today for you we have a fantastic metal band based out of Budapest and they are Heedless Elegance who are part of the Hungarian underground metal life.

Let’s get talking to them!

1.If could introduce yourselves for us, who are you? 

– My name is Samuel Konter, I’m the vocalist of Heedless Elegance. 

2.How did you all meet? 

– With Zsolt we are friends since 2009 I think, we had a band together before we formed  Heedless, so we know each other very well. We had a lot of line-up changes in the beginning so  Albert Matyi and Dani were joining the band one by one after one person was kicked out or  wanted to leave. Matyi joined us first, he came to one of our first shows with our dear friend Boti,  and after the show he introduced him to us, that was the first time we met, and Boti said he is a  bass player. After the next weeks we had to say goodbye to our bass player so we asked Matyi to  play with us. Something similar happened with Dani as well, first he came to one of our shows,  than we had to say goodbye to our guitarist, and 1 hour after the incidence we had the first  rehearsal with him and next week our first show together. It was tough for him, because the  situation and the faces were new, and that time we had the hardest time in the band emotionally  because of the changes we needed to face. We laughed about this with him that he had no idea  what was going on, he just came to play the songs, not really knew our names, and he jumped  into the middle of our crises as a band. Luckily everything went well and he stayed with us. Albert closed the circle. After our drummer left us 1 week before our show we needed help. Alberts  brother Bence used to play with us for a few gigs, he was the guy who could help us out but he  wasn’t available, so he said his brother now can help. We did the show and we said to Albert that  “you know that we won’t let you go, and if you want to leave, than we have to break your legs“ Luckily it was not necessary, cause finally he stayed. That is our final line up, I love all of them so  much, and I’m proud I can be in a band with amazing and talented people.  

3.How long have you been playing? 

– From kindergarten till 4th grade I was playing on the piano, I hated to practice so I finished (my  first big mistake) than from high school I was playing on the drums and in the meantime I started  to jump into the world of screaming/growling stuffs. When I finished high school I moved to the  U.K. for one year that time I started to play on the guitar to be able to write songs. When I moved  back to Budapest we formed Heedless Elegance with Zsolt and my only clause was that I wanted  to be the vocalist. And here we are now. 

4.What three words would you use to describe the music you play? 

– Emotion hits hard! 

5.What are your musical influences? 

– I started my “career” with Green Day when I was a child, their CD was the first I’ve ever gotten, after  that step by step I started to fall into the heavier stuffs, first Metallica, than my all time favourite band 

System Of a Down and after all the metalcore deathcore stuffs. I think I can feel the impact of these bands in my vision of music, but these days my influences are coming from other genres and arts. For example  mostly these days I’m only listening to the songs of Twenty One Pilots or Ennio Morricone and some  electronic musics like Drum and Bass or Goa. 

6.What’s the weirdest thing you’ve seen during a show? 

– Once I was in a Gutalax show and I saw a naked Jesus guy dancing chillingly in the middle of the  moshpit, that was weird. But it was Gutalax and on those concerts nothing is weird, but that  what’s came to my mind. 

7.Being away from the stages since last year, where is the one place you’d visit when the  restrictions are lifted? 

– I’m gonna go to the first pub I can find and have a beer and a shoot of rum in the middle of the  day. 

8.What’s the one record you own but wouldn’t ever admit to owning? 

– In Hungary there is a “band” for kids under the name of the famous kid show The Smurfs ( but in Hungarian language: Hupikék Törpikék), and they are playing famous pop-rock hits from the 90’S  – 00’s and the lyrics are transformed into topics for kids or just fun sentences for them in  Hungarian language, and also they pithed up the vocals to sound like the smurfs, like in Alvin and  the Chipmunks. I have all the CD-s they have and even a lot of cassettes as well.  

9.What have you been listening in the last few weeks? 

– Mostly classical music, but I listened also Twenty One Pilots and the new Gojira songs. 

10.Are there any releases you have planned in the near future? 

– For now no. Our second LP called “LIBRA” just came out on the 31th of January and we are really proud  of this release, we worked so much on it and we gave our souls and hearths to make it as good as it’s  possible from us. As far as we are able to look back from now to the past two years we truly think that it has  became a colorful, yet coherent album overall. It was a challenging task for us to create such an LP, while  being honest and fulfilling our expectations to ourselves. Libra is a concept album – divided into two parts  with eight songs in total – about a fictional character and it’s inner journey from a murder driven by a long  awaited revenge to the dissolving death of himself. 

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Band Of The Day Interview – Ade Fabola

Welcome back everyone! You know what time it is! This is the Band Of The Day Interview where we share one artist with you and get to know them a little better! Today we have Animal Farm Records Singer Songwriter Ade Fabola! Let’s get into it!

  1. If could introduce yourselves for us, who are you?

I’m Ade Fabola, solo singer-songwriter. I write, perform and record my songs together with the folks at Animal Farm Records. 

  1. How did you all meet?

It’s just me 😉 I connected with the folks at Animal Farm through SubmitHub 

  1. How long have you been playing?

I took music courses in school and enrolled in a few summer schools for music when I was young. I didn’t take it seriously at first, I just wanted to learn to play the instruments that looked cool so I gravitated towards the piano and bass guitar. Even though I didn’t realise this at the time, it laid a solid music theory foundation for me. I later picked up the guitar and got really into fingerpicking and this led me down a path to what I now consider “my sound”. I guess this means I’ve been playing since I was a child, but in terms of my current style and sound, I’ve been doing this for about 5 years. 

  1. What three words would you use to describe the music you play?

Soft, warm, wholesome 🙂

  1. What are your musical influences?

I love Passenger, Tallest Man on Earth, Jack Johnson, Tracy Chapman, and Jason Mraz. These are some of my favourite artists that have influenced my musical style over the years. Bob Dylan’s music is also a big one for me; in fact, Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright is probably the song that made me want to learn fingerstyle guitar. 

  1. What’s the weirdest thing you’ve seen during a show?

Not that weird but funny and a tad unfortunate, one of the band members got really into the performance, got a bit too carried away and jumped on one of the monitors, but then lost his balance…you see where this is going, don’t you? 

  1. Being away from the stages since last year, where is the one place you’d visit when the restrictions are lifted?

All the music venues in Manchester’s Northern Quarter, starting with Matt & Phreds 🙂

  1. What’s the one record you own but wouldn’t ever admit to owning?

There isn’t one 🙂

  1. What have you been listening in the last few weeks?

Songs for the drunk and broken hearted, by Passenger

Leonard Cohen’s live in London Album

Careless Love by Madeline Peyroux

  1. Are there any releases you have planned in the near future?

Yes, lots. I wrote a lot in 2020 and was fortunate to record a bunch of songs which will be coming out this year. Something Good is just the start, the first of those songs, so there’s a lot more coming later in the year (the next one will be announced real soon :)).

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Band Of The Day Interview – Pressure

Hello everyone and welcome to the next Band Of The Day Interview! Today or you we have Pressure. They’re a story metal band rom Sweeden who have massive riffs, astounding vocals and supercharged for the genre!

  1. If could introduce yourselves for us, who are you?

We are Pressure, a story metal band from Sweden! We write about different kind of pressures around us and how to handle them. Our music is based on the mood of the emotions or situation that we are writing about so it has a lot on influences. Some songs are very hard and heavy and some songs also have some softer tones to it. You can find everything from standard heavy metal to power metal in our songs, mixed with a bit of folk music and classical. All our songs are based upon real and true stories that we either have experienced ourselves or been witnessing.

  1. How did you all meet?

It all started with Emil signing up for a guitar class with Simon. That was over 12 years ago. We started as a cover/party band but after some years of touring we realized that the best music we could do was the one we wrote ourselves. We have had a lot of members during the years but Olof, our lead singer was the last to join. He has been with us since 2018, he got the job through an audition.

  1. How long have you been playing?

Pressure in it current form has been around since 2018!

  1. What three words would you use to describe the music you play?
    Truthful, heavy and deep
  2. What are your musical influences?

Our best influences actually come from life itself. We collect stories and experiences so we get a lot of inspiration and influences from the story itself. As for musical influences its kind of hard to mention because our sound changes a lot from song to song and we keep on adding new sources of influences. We can instead say that we get really inspired by other bands who place story driven music. One example is the great power metal band Sabaton and their historical metal songs. 

  1. What’s the weirdest thing you’ve seen during a show?
    Hahaha, almost every show has something weird. But Ok, once we were playing a wedding in the northern part of Sweden. A really good gig and we were to sleep in the newly weds garage after the show before leaving for home. The couple stayed up and talked a bit with us as we cooled down, but soon the bride was getting tired and the groom went away with her for their wedding night. We were getting ready to go to sleep but then suddenly the groom returned. The bride had fallen asleep and he said that he rather spent some hours with a metal band in his garage than with his sleeping wife, because they would have their whole life in front of them. A good party it was!
  2. Being away from the stages since last year, where is the one place you’d visit when the restrictions are lifted?
    We will start going to shows and playing shows. We always support local bands and after this all the bands will need our and your support more than ever. Support local music!
  3. What’s the one record you own but wouldn’t ever admit to owning?
    Ralph Lundstends – Hairy Fantasies, a very, very, very, very strange album.  Bought it for the name, but well it eh, was just spinned once! 
  4. What have you been listening in the last few weeks?
    Many different music. We have been on a revival quest so everything from Iron Maiden, Metallica, Rainbow, Sabaton, Motley Crüe, Guns ‘n Roses and so forth!
  5. Are there any releases you have planned in the near future?

Yes, we are releasing our first concept album “Path of a Shadow” the 7th of may this year. It’s a story about your life told from your shadows perspective. Your shadow is the one that has been with you through all your hard and good times. Because when you lock the door and hide under your bed, Your shadow is still around and hear you, see you and understands you. Your shadow is never judging you. He is just always around. Here are the Prelude text for the release

Lost in an ocean of terror and dishonour, you realize you are nothing but alone.

You fall to your knees, whispering along the breeze, but the waves do not even reach you.

You reach out to the stars, but they move further away.

You swim and swim, but you drown until you decide to rise from the waters.

Lit by the moon, you glisten in glory as you see me reflected on the sands you once hated.

Unlike the waves that ignore, my support outpours.

Unlike the stars that turn back, I’ll keep you safe from the pack

of wolves that desire to devour you and have you gated.

I am your Shadow, and this is my path.

A journey that starts with you and concludes our wraths.

They say ignorance is bliss, but I say to know is better than to dismiss.

Now hear me!”

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