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Mirror

Hi Jimmy… congratulations on your great sophomore effort. “Pyramid of Terror” has been chosen as the Best Album of the Month on Grande Rock!
 
J: Thank you very much!
 
 
Firstly the band went through some line-up changes. What prompted those and was locality a main factor in your decision about new members?
 

Mirror - Pyramid of Terror

Cyprus’s own Mirror, a band that did comprise of an interesting and international ensemble of musicians, who released a pretty impressive debut on Metal Blade some four years prior, but were unable to capitalize on it being well received, both by the domicile of its members just as much as by how difficult it has become to successfully enter the higher echelons of the metal scene, where most of it is controlled by certain cliques, return seemingly unrepentant, twice as dark as on their debut, with now a purely Cypriot lineup that seems to lend a coupl

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Alma Mater Records boss and Moonspell vocalist Fernando Ribeiro comments: