Back in the day, thrash/speed metal flourished in every corner of the world. The thrash metal movement spread like wildfire throughout Finland as bands came out of nowhere and most of them got signed and released a few albums and disappeared. One of them was A.R.G. hailing from Northern Finland. The four piece thrashers conquered the catacombs of the underground with their brutal death/thrash metal and released two albums and then, surprise surprise, they split up. Starting a few years ago, the northernmost thrash metal veterans once again began taking to the stage and gigging effectively. In this interview, the guitarists shed more light on the past, the present and the future.
Interview and pics by Arto Lehtinen