Interviews

Submitted by thanos on Jun 3, 2018
Hi Pete and welcome to Grande Rock. First of all, tell us what happened in the band’s camp during these 3 years between your new album “Sinister Sides” and the previous one “Oblivion Cycle”.  P: Thanks for the welcome, glad to talk with you people at Grande Rock! Pardon me if I drift off… still… Read More
Submitted by eric on Jun 3, 2018
Hello Matt Baldwinson & Paul Carter and welcome to Grande Rock! Thank you for joining us today! First of all, how did the stupendously wondrous name Dream Tröll come about? (It’s up there with Finland’s The Wandering Midget as far as super amusing monikers go!)…  Paul C: When the first album… Read More
Submitted by thanos on Jun 2, 2018
Hi Srdjan and welcome to Grande Rock. Your new album, “The Calling”, has been added to our “Gems” category and it’s among the top heavy metal albums of 2018.  S: Thanks, we’re very honoured to be among the chosen few, you guys review a hell of a lot of albums I’m sure!    How did the deal with… Read More
Submitted by ellen on Jun 2, 2018
Did you need that 3-year break so as to write and record your new album “Epitaph”? What happened during those 3 years and how did it help the band evolve generally?  A: We spent some of the break performing gigs. When we had started to create the new album, it originally had a different theme.… Read More
Submitted by thanos on Jun 2, 2018
  Hi Clive… it’s great to have you on Grande Rock again to talk about your brand new album “Double Vision”!  C: Thank you!    What does the album title “Double Vision” declare? Is there any hidden message behind it?  C: There are a couple of references I guess. Firstly, it is a title from the “… Read More
Submitted by mark on May 26, 2018
How did you come together as a band?  Ms. Meka: I started the band before I went to Japan as Meka Nism and her Rusty Tears. So, I was coming up with music and concepts back then. But then I moved to japan for 3 years and played 150 shows over there. I got back at the end of 2010 and I met Bobby… Read More
Submitted by ellen on May 21, 2018
What was the inspiration behind the album?  J: The aim was to recreate the energy from the album, in “Black out in the Red Room”. (i.n.: I personally think, mission accomplished! The red lights and energy filled the room.)    What is your favourite song on the new album?  J: Hard to choose,… Read More
Submitted by thanos on May 12, 2018
Hi Erik, I’m glad we’re given the chance to talk again. First of all, congrats on your debut album “Dukes of the Orient”.  E: Thanks so much, Thanos. It’s great to talk with you as always. This album has been a long time in the works – 10 years actually! – and we are so proud to have it finally… Read More
Submitted by thanos on Apr 29, 2018
Hi Rafael and welcome to Grande Rock. Congrats on your sophomore release “Barbarians in Black”. It has been added to our “Gems” category!  R: Thank you all from Grande Rock for the space and opportunity. We’re glad you’re enjoyed our new album!    Well, what were the changes on your… Read More
Submitted by thanos on Apr 22, 2018
Hi Jake, I’m glad we’re given the chance to talk about your new studio album “Conqueror’s Oath”. It is a remarkable heavy metal release indeed.  J: Thank you, I’m happy to hear you think so!    What are the new elements that you introduce with “Conqueror’s Oath” and which were those things… Read More
Submitted by cimaz on Apr 21, 2018
  Hey Jason, do tell me, how’s the UK tour so far and what do you expect from today’s show at London?  J: We played at the Underworld plenty of times, it’s Wednesday night so let’s see what happen, but usually we do have an amazing crowd over here.    And how’s the Europe tour so far?  J: So far it… Read More
Submitted by newseditor on Apr 21, 2018
  Hi Kyle, I’m glad we’re given the chance to talk about your new album “The Cauldron and the Cross”. First of all, how did you come up with the album title and what does it declare?  K: Hello! Thank you for having us it’s a pleasure. The book it is based on (The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer… Read More