Interviews

Submitted by thanos on Dec 29, 2018
Hi Kurdt and welcome to Grande Rock. Your new album, “Damned If You Do”, is a great follow-up to “XI” and rocks right to the point! Kudos!  K: Thanks very much! Glad you dig it!    “Damned If You Do” is the second album with Mike Howe after his comeback. Was it easier to work together now and get… Read More
Submitted by thanos on Dec 24, 2018
Hi Jonas and welcome to Grande Rock. You really hit the spot with your new sophomore release, “A Leap Through Matter”. Well-done!  J: Hi. Thank you, and thanks for having us.    Well, it’s been almost 3 years since your debut album. What happened during these 3 years? Were you working on the new… Read More
Submitted by Admin on Dec 23, 2018
Hi Uli, thank you very much for taking the extra time. I am here on the behalf of Grande Rock.  U: Where is this?  Greece.  Uli: We will probably play there next year June.    How’s the tour so far and what are the best moments that you’ve had up until today?  U: Well, I think that we have some… Read More
Submitted by thanos on Dec 16, 2018
Hi Marcus, glad to talk to you again. The new album “Superhero” is fascinating as well.  M: Well thank you, that’s very kind of you.    Well, it’s been almost 4 years since your debut. What happened in the meantime and why did it take you so long to release your sophomore album?  M: We started… Read More
Submitted by rockavlon on Dec 8, 2018
Hello guys, congrats on “My Dark Symphony”. You are back after more than two decades in hiatus. How does that feel?  R: I’ll give you a simple answer to that: It feels great!  T: The songwriting process was very stimulating, and the fantastic feedback releasing it has been very rewarding.    An EP… Read More
Submitted by thanos on Dec 1, 2018
Hi Matt, I’m glad we’re given the chance to talk about the new Ashes Of Ares album “Well of Souls”.  M: It is my pleasure to do so. Thanks!    5 years have passed since your debut. What happened on the band’s camp in the meantime?  M: Well, life happens (haha)! We all have personal lives and… Read More
Submitted by thanos on Dec 1, 2018
Hi Erik, I’m glad to have you again on Grande Rock. “Tribus”, is an exceptional prog rock album! It has made it to the GR list with the Best Albums of 2018 again!  E: Oh, wow thank you very much!    Well, why did you take you 5 years to release a new album? What happened in the meantime?  E: We… Read More
Submitted by thanos on Nov 24, 2018
Hi Ashe… I’m glad we’re given the chance to talk about Voices From The Fuselage new album. I really dig it and believe that it’s a step forward for the band in every part.  A: Thank you! I’m so pleased with the response so far, and I’m glad you’re digging it!    Do tell us… what happened during… Read More
Submitted by ellen on Nov 17, 2018
How did you create the new album “Arcane Astral Aeons”? Any particular inspirations or influences?  M: Pretty much the same influences as always. I found that the Scandinavian winter is very inspirational to me; it gets cold and dark early. It makes me really calm, and gets into the composition… Read More
Submitted by thanos on Oct 21, 2018
Hi guys and welcome back to the music scene after 34 years! First of all, do tell us… why and which were those circumstances that urged you to take that decision?  S: It was that one specific night 2014 when we joined our forces after the decades and right after the gig we looked at each others and… Read More
Submitted by ellen on Oct 14, 2018
Where did the album’s title “Shake a Leg” come from?  S: This is first time the true story has been told, my Mum came up with it! We were just playing around with words and had loads of different ideas.  A: Feel good, rock ‘n’ rock, shake a leg, get up and go!    Was there any new techniques or… Read More
Submitted by thanos on Sep 9, 2018
Hi Bruce and Gavin, I’m really glad to have you on Grande Rock, Congrats on “Dissolution” as well… it’s a captivating album on the whole.  B: Thanks a lot – we are all very proud of it.  G: Yes we are very pleased with the outcome of the record.    This is the first time that Gavin contributed to… Read More