Sunday, July 12, 2015

Falling From Grace Interview

1.For those that have never heard of you before, can you tell us a little bit about the band?

- FFG is combination of various metal genres like groove, melodeath, thrash metal and many more, and someones calls it hybrid metal.
  If you listen one of these genres, you should check this band out!

2.So far you have released a demo and an ep, how would you describe the musical sound that is presented on those recordings?

- It is also a mixture of modern metal, old school metal and little bit of our own sound. Sound is more like Entombed's sound than "gothenburg" metal.

3.What are some of the lyrical topics and subjects the band explores with the music?

- umm, some are religious, darker side of life. Also lyrics holds a lot of anger, despair and so on.

4.What is the meaning and inspiration behind the name 'Falling From Grace'?

- It came from our lead guitarist's (Timi) knowledge and interest of biblical characters, greek mythology and so on.
  The name Falling from Grace refers to the angels whom fell from grace or from heaven itself.

5.What are some of the best shows that the band has played so far and also how would you describe your stage performance?

- One of the best shows that the band has played, was a few days ago at PRKL Club, Helsinki, Finland.
  FFG's stage performance is very aggressive, energetic, loud and professional. 

6.Do you have any touring or show plans for the future?

- We don't have any touring plans at the moment. We have planned individual shows with other finnish metal bands.

7.On a worldwide level how has the feedback been to your music by fans of extreme metal?

- we are actually very surprised that it has been very positive for now. Reviews have been good for our point of view.
  New fans have found us around the world.

8.Are any of the band members also involved with any other bands or musical projects these days?

- No, we just focus on this band.

9.When can we expect a full length album and also where do you see the band heading into musically during the future?

- We are not sure, maybe end of the next year or later in 2017, even though we are writing new songs constantly.
  We are trying to get better and better in every record, but maintain our own musical style.

10.What are some of the bands or musical styles that have had an influence on your music and also what are you listening to nowadays?

- Our musical influence comes from bands like: Pantera, Lamb of God, Devildriver etc. Influences that comes from musical styles are: groove metal,
  thrash metal, melodeath, death metal, metalcore.

  It depends on which member you ask, but mostly we share the same musical taste, but our bassist (Lauri) listens more to metalcore and deathcore, and other members listen mostly the same genres.

11.What are some of your non musical interests?

- Outside the band we do many different things, and we are not hanging together all the time. Few of us like to play games, hanging with friends.
  Some of non musical interests are tattoos, piercings, games, movies and drinking beer.

12.Before we wrap up this interview, do you have any final words or thoughts?

- Yes! Definetly all metal fans should listen our music and go to our facebook or twitter and tell us their honest opinion, and also follow us on
  twitter and/or like us on facebook.

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