Interviews

“I’m a chill and happy fellow, but I will always have the anxiety of the destruction of this planet” – Away (Voivod)

I had the chance to catch Voivod's legendary Away before their Budapest show. He told me about his world views, Voivod musicians' personality and influences on their new album "The Wake".

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“This might be our catchiest, heaviest, most brutal work” – Paul Mazurkiewitz (Cannibal Corpse)

Paul, drummer of one of the world's most provocative bands, sat down with me for a chat. Read what he has to say about an external communications plan, label connections and their recent album "Red Before Black".

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“We do what we like and that’s why we decided to do Thrash Anthems II even without Nuclear Blast” – Schmier (Destruction)

Interview with vocalist Marcel (Schmier) Schirmer from Destruction Interview for Metalegion Magazine by Estelle on the 2nd of October 2017 Hi Schmier, thanks a lot for agreeing to the interview and for your time in advance! How are you? I’m a little bit stressed because we are having the video clip launched today with Pänzer… Continue reading “We do what we like and that’s why we decided to do Thrash Anthems II even without Nuclear Blast” – Schmier (Destruction)

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“A lot of the lyrics on this new album are all very reflective of the world that we live in” – Karl Willetts (ex-Bolt Thrower, Memoriam)

Interview with vocalist Karl Willetts from Memoriam Interview for Metalegion Magazine by Estelle on the 19th of February 2018 Hi Karl! First of all thanks a lot for being down to talk to me even at this late hour! My first question would be, what would you say is the most satisfying thing you’ve ever… Continue reading “A lot of the lyrics on this new album are all very reflective of the world that we live in” – Karl Willetts (ex-Bolt Thrower, Memoriam)

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“My aim is to stay healthy and to keep my whole environment positive” – Bernemann (ex-Sodom)

Interview with Bernd Kost (“Bernemann”) from ex-Sodom Interview by Estelle for Metalegion Magazine on the 7th of September 2016 Hi Bernemann, thanks a lot for taking time for our interview with Metalegion Magazine! At first I would like to ask, looking back at your career in Sodom since 1996, do you think you could have done… Continue reading “My aim is to stay healthy and to keep my whole environment positive” – Bernemann (ex-Sodom)

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MERCILESS (Swe) video interview

I'm incredibly happy I got the chance to interview Merciless (Swe) at the Fall of Summer festival 2017 – check the result here! Topics include: Euronymous, Deathlike Silence, Morbid's Dead, bad decisions, Fredrik Karlén, the ending of something and Kate Winslet. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvtosAPbkLk Subscribe to Darkness Unseen on the YouTube channel Visit the Facebook page Follow us… Continue reading MERCILESS (Swe) video interview

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“Everyday was bitter cold” – Christopher Bailey (Infernäl Mäjesty)

Here you can read my interview done with Infernäl Mäjesty vocalist Chris Bailey revealing background information for my first video album review, concentrating on the band's first cult album 'None Shall Defy'. In case you missed it, watch the album video review here! Interview with vocalist Christopher Bailey from Infernäl Mäjesty Interview for Darkness Unseen by… Continue reading “Everyday was bitter cold” – Christopher Bailey (Infernäl Mäjesty)

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“I never felt myself forced just to write about the pirate stuff as it could be too limitating musically” – Rolf Kasparek (Running Wild)

Interview with Rolf Kasparek from Running Wild Interview for Metalegion Magazine by Estelle on the 26th of August 2016 Hi Rolf, first of all thanks a lot for taking the time and doing the interview with me for Metalegion Magazine, much appreciated! Which album of Running Wild do you think was the most crucial or… Continue reading “I never felt myself forced just to write about the pirate stuff as it could be too limitating musically” – Rolf Kasparek (Running Wild)

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“As long as you’re challenging yourself, you’re going to get better results” – Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth (Overkill)

Interview with Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth from Overkill Interview for Metalegion Magazine by Estelle on the 11th of August 2014 Hi Bobby, thank you very much for doing this interview for Metalegion Magazine! Firstly I would like to ask, are you satisfied with what you have done throughout the years? What do you think could have… Continue reading “As long as you’re challenging yourself, you’re going to get better results” – Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth (Overkill)

Interviews, News, Personal

Announcements and announcements

Reasons for not being active pt. #a lot. So dear everyone, first of all I would like to apologize for being completely passive when it came to posting in the last months. The main thing is that at the beginning of April I moved from Budapest, Hungary to Leipzig, Germany and as you can imagine unfortunately the… Continue reading Announcements and announcements

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“The different types of music I’ve played have had satisfied different aspects of why I like playing extreme metal” – Dan Lilker (Nuclear Assault, ex-Anthrax, ex-S.O.D, ex-Brutal Truth)

Interview with Dan Lilker (Nuclear Assault, ex-Anthrax, ex-S.O.D, ex-Brutal Truth) Interview by Estelle at Brutal Assault on the 5th of August 2015  Hey Dan, first of all thank you so much for doing this interview with me! First I'd like to ask, if you could go back to the very beginning of your metal career,… Continue reading “The different types of music I’ve played have had satisfied different aspects of why I like playing extreme metal” – Dan Lilker (Nuclear Assault, ex-Anthrax, ex-S.O.D, ex-Brutal Truth)

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“Asphyx will always be Asphyx – what you see is what you get” – Martin van Drunen (Asphyx, Hail of Bullets, ex-Pestilence)

Interview with Martin van Drunen (Asphyx, Hail of Bullets, Grand Supreme Blood Court, ex-Pestilence) Interview by Estelle at Brutal Assault on the 6th of August 2015 Hi Martin, thank you very much for giving the chance and doing the interview for Darkness Unseen! First I'd like to ask, in which band and in which period… Continue reading “Asphyx will always be Asphyx – what you see is what you get” – Martin van Drunen (Asphyx, Hail of Bullets, ex-Pestilence)

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“I hope we are all getting old together” – Andreas “Gerre” Geremia (Tankard)

I realized that I still haven't published my phone interview made with Tankard's Gerre in September, so here you go people! It clearly shows he's an easy-going and easily likable guy. Interview with Andreas "Gerre" Geremia (Tankard) Interview for Metalegion Magazine by Estelle on the 4th of September 2014 Hi Gerre, first of all thank you for… Continue reading “I hope we are all getting old together” – Andreas “Gerre” Geremia (Tankard)

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A little piece of the interview made with Donald Tardy

Here's an audible answer of my Obituary interview made with Donald in January 2015 [read the full interview here]. The reason why I wanted you guys to hear how he speaks is that I guess he is one of the best interviewees any journalist could get: I didn't have to stop for a minute thinking about any section… Continue reading A little piece of the interview made with Donald Tardy

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“We kept it very true to what we used to do back in the day” – Donald Tardy (Obituary, Tardy Brothers)

Interview with Donald Tardy (Obituary, Tardy Brothers) on Obituary's new album 'Inked in Blood' Interview for Metalegion Magazine by Estelle on the 21st of January 2015  Hello Donald, thank you so much for doing the interview for the magazine! Could you select 3 albums that you either consider your all-time favourites or that had an… Continue reading “We kept it very true to what we used to do back in the day” – Donald Tardy (Obituary, Tardy Brothers)

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“I don’t think you can go out and say ‘I want to be different’, because if you try to set that goal, you are never going to get anything done” – John Tardy (Obituary, Tardy Brothers)

Interview with John Tardy (Obituary, Tardy Brothers) Interview for Metalegion Magazine by Estelle on Brutal Assault XIX, on the 7th of August 2014 Hello John, first of all thank you very much for doing this interview for Metalegion Magazine! What do you think is the main reason of Obituary's success? I guess we just like… Continue reading “I don’t think you can go out and say ‘I want to be different’, because if you try to set that goal, you are never going to get anything done” – John Tardy (Obituary, Tardy Brothers)

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“We let it become whatever it becomes” – Robert Andersson (Morbus Chron)

Interview with vocalist Robert Andersson and bassist Dag Landin from Morbus Chron Interview by Estelle on the 18th of October 2014 on Live Evil festival in London The Swedish death metallers Morbus Chron – whose name comes from a kind of illness also known as Crohn's disease – have proven to be one outstanding, unique band… Continue reading “We let it become whatever it becomes” – Robert Andersson (Morbus Chron)

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“We basically just do the stuff that we want to do” – Marc Grewe (Morgoth, Insidious Disease)

Interview with Marc Grewe (Morgoth, Insidious Disease) Interview by Estelle on the 25th of September 2014 Hi Marc, first of all thank you very much for doing this interview! Firstly I would like to ask, in which period do you think Morgoth was on the highlight of its career, creativity or composing capability? It's hard to… Continue reading “We basically just do the stuff that we want to do” – Marc Grewe (Morgoth, Insidious Disease)