Interviews

Submitted by mark on Apr 15, 2018
Hi Stef, so what do you expect to get from tonight’s show in Tampa (the live show took place on April 9th, 2018)?  S: So, we expect to have a lot of fun and lots of great energy. There’s a lot of great bands on tonight. It’s a whole tour package with Echo Black, Scars Heal In Time and The Cruz… Read More
Submitted by mark on Apr 15, 2018
  Hi Marco. How did you get started in music?  M: I grew up in a musical home. My father, even though he wasn’t pursuing music professionally, he was a great clarinet player. My mom she was a professional singer. When she married my dad, she retired. She actually got on the charts in Mexico. At one… Read More
Submitted by thanos on Mar 25, 2018
Hi André, I’m glad we have the chance to talk about Royal Hunt’s new album “Cast in Stone”. It’s a fascinating album on the whole. Kudos!  A: Thank you!    At first, do tell us… what happened on the band’s camp those (almost) 3 years from your previous album “Devil’s Dozen” till the release… Read More
Submitted by thanos on Feb 25, 2018
Hi Ton and welcome to Grande Rock. I’m glad we’re given the chance to talk about your new amazing album “Seventeen”. Undoubtedly it’s one of the best albums of 2018!  T: Thank you. The album has been very well received overall, and of course I am very glad about that.    4 have years have passed… Read More
Submitted by eric on Feb 4, 2018
Thank you for joining us here at Grande-Rock, Fredrik – suffice to say, “We Are All Born Evil”, with its nine infernally hard-driving tracks, has created quite a commotion, to the point of us festively reeling beyond the tabernacle!  F: Well, thanks I guess!? The album has for sure left its mark… Read More
Submitted by rockavlon on Feb 3, 2018
Hello Alex, congrats on your debut “Letters to Myself”.  A: Thank you my friend!    How did you become involved with CyHra?  A: Well, Jake and I have been friends for years now and in early 2016 – I was actually on tour with Rhapsody – he sent me the first demos for “Letters to Myself” and I… Read More
Submitted by eric on Jan 28, 2018
  Hi Oskar & Sammy! I’m appreciative of you taking the time to answer a few questions in regards to the band as well as your latest release. Kudos for releasing one heck of evocative gem in September.  Oskar: Hi and thank you for letting us on!    From a conceptive perspective, what are the… Read More
Submitted by thanos on Jan 21, 2018
Hi Nicholas, Socrates & Miguel and welcome to Grande Rock. Congrats on your new album “Dawn of Aquarius” – it’s truly one of the best albums of 2017!  Nicholas: Thank you and thanks for the support!    “Dawn of Aquarius” was released almost a year after “Chronicles of Light”. Which was… Read More
Submitted by thanos on Jan 20, 2018
Hi Kim, I’m glad we have the chance to talk about your new solo album “Recovery is Learning”. It’s a quite captivating album on the whole. Kudos.  K: Thank you so much, I’m so glad that you like it!    Well, first of all, do tell us… which were the reasons that made you leave Touchstone back… Read More
Submitted by eric on Jan 14, 2018
Hi guys, thank you for joining us and answering a few questions regarding AE’s development and ambitions. Ancient Empire is far from being your first rodeo, considering the plethora of bands you were or are still part of. How would you say this project came about?  J: I was really motivated by… Read More
Submitted by thanos on Jan 8, 2018
Hey Christer & Arild – so glad to have you on Grande Rock after so much time. Congrats on your new album “Darkness and Light”… it’s an astounding release on the whole.  C: Thank you! Good to be back.  A: Thanks a lot! I’m glad you like it.    Well, it’s been almost 4 years since “Outbound… Read More
Submitted by rockavlon on Jan 7, 2018
Congrats on “Prometheus”. Seriously it’s one of the best things I’ve heard in recent years, easily surpassing the latest Rotting Christ albums imho.  V: Thank you for your kind words, you honor us greatly...    Please introduce the band to the international audiences.  V: Aherusia is a Folk… Read More