How did you first learn about Metal-Rules.com?
I don´t remember, it was a long time ago...
Are you a regular visitor to the Metal-Rules.com webzine?
Yeah, I visit regularly.
How important is Metal-Rules.com or the Internet in general for getting your
It´s an easy way to check out new bands, records, news about the scene in
In your experience, either as a reader or as a band, what has Metal-Rules.com meant to you?
Supported by Metal-Rules.com, our name and music has got some serious
attention, reaching a lot of people. It's great!
Do you think webzines like Metal-Rules.com are, or maybe someday could,
replace traditional published magazines?
No, not entirely...There´s something special about holding/reading an
old-fashioned paper magazine.
Can you please list the members of the band and what they each person plays?
Jens Karlsson - Vocals, guitar
Emil Norberg - Leadguitar
Fredrik Hedström - Bass
Efraim Juntunen - Drums
How long has the band been together and what goals would you like to achieve
in the coming years with the band?
We started out in 1997, today's line-up has been together since late 2000.
In your opinion, what style of metal would you say best describes what you
Just plain "metal", with "an aggressive touch" for those who
want to get picky.
Who have been some of your main influences?
Everything and nothing, pick up stuff from everywhere.
Is your band currently signed to a record label If not - are you currently looking for a label or distribution?
No, and yes.
Have you contributed work to other compilation CDs?
Not with this line-up. In the past we were on Born
to walk against the wind vol.2 compilation and Swedish
Metal Triumphators split CD with Freternia.
Where did they hear about this compilation?
From Evil G at Metal-Rules.com.
Why did you choose this compilation to get your music to potential fans?
Fair deal, so...why not?
Besides your song, what is the best feature of the Metal-Rules compilation
A lot of different styles/music on the disc.
Why did you choose this particular song for the compilation?
We didn´t have any other (new) songs available.
Where did you record the song & who wrote it and produced it?
Recorded autumn 2002 at OMMK Studios. Engineered and mixed by Emil Norberg.
Produced by Persuader
Would you say that your song on this compilation representative of all your
It represents our recent work, our current position musically
What is your song on this compilation about and what was the inspiration
It´s about control (the bad kind) and revenge, assigned to religion,
childhood... Musically, it´s a mish-mash of old and new stuff.
What about this song made you select it for this compilation?
It was one of the first new songs co-written with Emil, just had a nice vibe
to it. Plus, everybody seems to like it.
What kind of expectations do you have towards this particular compilation?
What do you hope to gain by being featured?
Hopefully, people that normally wouldn't hear us will find out about our
Are you hoping this might help you in some way gain the kind of exposure that may lead to a label picking you up?
The exposure couldn´t hurt.
As you know, most of the bands on this compilation are not extremely well
known. Do you think a compilation CD with a group of mostly underground bands is a great way to help get your music noticed?
If it reaches the right people, sure.
What do you think of compilation CD’s overall?
They are a good thing.
What kinds of things should a compilation feature in order to make it worth
purchasing and what makes a compilation worthwhile?
A lot of good music, different styles and some good info about the bands.
If you had a chance to put together this type of compilation, what would be
some of the unsigned bands you’d like to feature?
Would you be interested in sacrificing another song for “Metal-Rules.com -
Vol. II” if the opportunity presented itself?
If the first volume gets good feedback, why not?
Where can people order your other recorded material?
Nowhere I guess, for now.
What are your band’s upcoming battle plans?
Finish the recording of our new promo and sending it out worldwide, and
playing our asses of basically.
Do you have any live dates coming up that you’d like to list here?