Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Caliber 666 Interview

1. Can you introduce the band for those that have never heard of you before?
Caliber 666 plays swedish-stockholm-style old school death metal, with some elements of the newer scene....

2. How would you describe the musical style of the new album?
Its a combination of all the death/thrash/blackmetal bands we listened, and still listen to, from the 90`s.
Mixed together and shaped through us.
3. What are some of the lyrical topics that you explore with the new release?
The darkside of life and nature of mankind. Genocide, murder, suicide, chaos, war and destruction!

4. What is the meaning and inspiration behind the band's name?
Great and lethal.

5. Have you had any oppurtunities to do any live shows yet, if so what are some of the best shows that the band has played so far and how would you describe your stage performance?
We have done some really nice gigs here in sweden. The response from the crowd has been fantastic. The favourites so long, its a gig with Desultory and the gig with Grave last year....!

6. Do you have any touring plans for the new release?
Not for now. But lets see what the future has to offer!

7. What are your expectations for the new album when it is released?
I hope we can reach out to all of you old school death metal fans! All of you who likes music cause its good listening, not cause its technically excessive like most the band to day......

8. Do you have any side projects besides this band, or is this a full time group?
No. This is a full time group.

9. How has your music been recieved by death metal fans worldwide?
Very good. People from all around the world has recognized our music as pure quality swedish death metal!

10. What are some bands or musical styles that have influenced your music, any outside of death metal, and also what are you listening to nowadays?
Most influence come from death metal bands from the beginning and middle of the 90`s. Bands like Entombed, Deicide, Morbid angel,
Dismember, Bolt thrower, Carcass but also from bands like Slayer, Pantera and Sepultura..... And thats pretty much what we listen to today also...

11. Does Occultism or Satanism play any role in the music?
Of course it does. Its a big part of the metal world, and also a part in Caliber 666.

12. Outside of music what are some of your interests?
Beer, fast cars, meat-eating-vegetables and movies.

13. Any final words or thoughts before we close this interview?
The future lies a head! Brutal enjoyment ....Caliber 666 -a force to be reckoned with!

//Tony Riggo -Caliber 666

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