Submitted by thanos on Jun 28, 2020
Hi Stevie, I’m glad to have you on Grande Rock. “Kiss the Sky” is a wonderful album on the whole! Kudos!
S: Thank you very much, it’s been a lot of work but as a team we’re super proud of what we’ve achieved.
What did you change in the way you approach the songwriting this time?
S: We have… Read More
Submitted by thanos on Jun 28, 2020
Hi Kristian and Anders… welcome to Grande Rock. First of all congrats on your new album “Lamenting of the Innocent”! It has been chosen as the “best Album of the Month” on Grande Rock!
K: Thanks so much, what an honor!
Do tell us… what has happened these 3 years between your previous album and… Read More
Submitted by thanos on Jun 7, 2020
Hi Nick and welcome to Grande Rock. How do you feel that your new album “Grit Your Teeth” is out and how are the fans’ reactions so far?
N: it feels great and the feedback from the fans has been amazing. A lot of fans saying it is their favourite Vega album so that awesome.
What has happened… Read More
Submitted by thanos on May 10, 2020
Hi guys, it’s great to have you on Grande Rock. You did a great job on your self-titled debut (read the album review here)! Kudos!
Angelo: Thank you so much! It took my whole life to write, so I’m overwhelmed by the response! Now it’s just about making sure the 2nd wipes the floor with it! ahaha… Read More
Submitted by thanos on May 2, 2020
Hi Philippe (aka Mr Strangler) and welcome to Grande Rock. Well, it seems that the “Mr Strangler” trilogy has come to an end. How do you feel about it?
P: Happy and quite sad! It was a great adventure. 3 albums, 12 music videos, so many remixes by so many great bands: Stabbing Westward, Chris… Read More
Submitted by al on Apr 26, 2020
How’s everything going during this lockdown Paolo?
P: I’m doing fine. I’m enjoying my extra time at home, I hope like everyone else is.
We’re really digging the new album. It is such an amazing evolution from the last album. What does the title, “What Dead Men Say” declare?
P: Thank you. I… Read More
Submitted by al on Apr 19, 2020
Submitted by thanos on Mar 29, 2020
Hi Dennis… I’m glad we’re given the chance to talk with you again. Congrats on “Master of Illusions” – it’s a splendid melodic rock/AOR album on the whole!
D: Thank you very much, especially for the kind words.
Well, let me ask you… why did it take you 5 years to come up with a new Khymera… Read More
Submitted by rockavlon on Mar 22, 2020
Hello Tore. How did it feel to be back on stage and playing for the fans again after all these years ?
Tore: It simply felt fantastic to be back on stage and share the magic atmosphere with our fans! The shows have fueled us with a lot of energy, and we can’t wait to be back touring!
In… Read More
Submitted by thanos on Mar 8, 2020
Hi Nick. Congrats on “Love Over Fear”. It’s the “Album of the Month” on Grande Rock!
N: Thank you!
It’s been almost 6 years since “Men Who Climb Mountains”. What happened in the meantime and why did it take you so long to come up with a new studio album?
N: Life, moving house, sometimes you… Read More
Submitted by rockavlon on Feb 15, 2020
Hi Robin and thanks for doing this interview. Congrats on the brilliant debut, “Shake the World”. Firstly, how are you? You really gave us a scare, when you were taken ill, all by the sudden. Is everything alright now?
R: I’m doing great Dimitrios thank you. Got a Sepsis infection that put me in… Read More
Submitted by rockavlon on Feb 10, 2020
Hi Eicca. How did you come up with the name Apocalyptica initially?
E: Well, when we started out, we didn’t think we’ll last long, we thought we’d do a couple of gigs, maybe sell a thousand albums and quietly go away, so we didn’t really have a name. It was the record label guy that suggested it,… Read More