Interview with Roy Khan

When news broke of a Conception reunion with iconic metal singer Roy Khan, we couldn’t miss the opportunity to do an interview and talk about the new music the four talented Norwegians are creating. Roy Khan kindly obliged us with the answers!

 

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Interview with MARTYR

We got to do a small e-mail interview with Dutch heavy metal legends MARTYR! The interview was done by Tamar with Rick (Guitars and main songwriter).

 

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Interview with Amanda Somerville

Trillium, Exit Eden, Kiske/Somerville

 Everyone who likes European symphonic metal, knows Amanda Somerville. Having worked with Avantasia, Kamelot, HDK and MaYan, and with her own projects Kiske/Somerville, Aina, Exit Eden and of course Trillium, Amanda is easily one of the most well known vocalists and songwriters. In this interview we talk about ‘’Tectonic’’, but we kind of drifted away and also got to some more personal questions.

 

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Interview with Marcela Bovio

Solo, MaYan, Ayreon

Subscribed to Marcela’s newsletter, I received an email that she has announced her next album “Through Your Eyes” which is set to be released on the fall. Excited to hear more melancholic chamber music from Marcela, I sent her a message to her contact email asking if she wanted to be interviewed by us. Marcela got back to me sooner than I expected and accepted the offer...

 

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Interview with Heidi Parviainen

Dark Sarah

Heidi Parviainen’s Dark Sarah are on their way to releasing their third cinematic album “The Golden Moth” on 20th September, 2018. “The Golden Moth” is said to be the final chapter of the Dark Sarah trilogy, but don’t worry, this is not the end for the band, but a new beginning as Heidi plans to continue Sarah's story with more releases and a new trilogy.

 

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Interview with Midnattsol

In 2017, the folk metallers of Midnattsol have returned after a 7 year hiatus with some surprising news with lineup changes and their upcoming album. With the band now back, I wanted to take the opportunity to request an interview with Norway's well-recognized sister singers, Carmen Elise and Liv Kristine Espenæs!

 

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Interview with Angelwings

Angelwings were formed in April 2013, making them the first symphonic metal band from Gibraltar. Luckily the band had time to do a interview with us!

 

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Interview with Emerald Shine

Recently Emerald Shine released a video for “Rainy Night”, and their unique twist on the symphonic metal genre got Andrea curious about what was happening in their camp...

 

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Interview with Antti Kokko

Kalmah

‘’I started guitar playing at age of 11. At first I played in various line-ups with fellow youngsters. It was about having fun by playing and learning via cover songs but from the very start for me it was clear that writing own music is the thing...''

 

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Interview with Eric Pariche

Superscream

It’s been a while since the release of ‘’The Engine Cries’’, and while being really busy, vocalist Eric Pariche has made some time for us to do an interview!

 

 

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Interview with Aline Happ

Aline Happ is the songstress for the exceptionally talented Brazilian symphonic alternative-metal

band, Lyria. She has recently been at the forefront of her band working hard to obtain the

funding for their next album. Crowdfunding is a very important part of the life of an indie band

in the metal industry...

 

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Interview with Sean Tibbetts

On March 2, heavy rock band Sault released its debut album, “Seeds of Power”, and it seemed like the perfect moment to ask founder, Sean Tibbetts, a few questions about the band, the music, and the album. Check out what Sean had to say...

 

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Interview with Nicoletta Rosellini

Kalidia & Walk in Darkness

In between the newest album from Walk in Darkness (‘Welcome to the New World’) and the upcoming release from Kalidia, Andrea decided to ask singer Nicoletta Rosellini a few questions about these two bands...

 

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Interview with Phantom Elite

Eelco & Marina

They had the first interview that Lyrical Spell Magazine had ever done, and now they are back! Phantom Elite are very close to the release of their full length-album called ''Wasteland'', and we thought it was a good time for an update...

 

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Interview with Dream Ocean

Basak Ylva & Oz Khan

Lyricall Spel Magazine writer Andrea caught up with Basak Ylva and Oz Khan of Dream Ocean, to discuss their debut album, “Lost Love Symphony”, influences, tour plans, and what other projects they have lined-up...

 

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Interview with Elina Siirala

Leaves' Eyes & Angel Nation

Tamar got to do a big interview with Elina Siirala from Leaves' Eyes and Angel Nation. We talk about the 70.000 tons cruise, stage outfits and so much more!

 

 

 

 

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Interview with Joey de Boer

Purest of Pain

Who is Joey de Boer? If you are anything like me you may have asked yourself this question when you heard he would be touring South America with Delain. It turns out he is the drummer from the band Purest of Pain, among other things...

 

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Interview with Øystein Braut

Electric Eye

It’s a little over a year since Electric Eye released their second album, Different Sun, and only eight months since their live album, Live At Bla came out. Now they’re standing here again, ready to pull you into a new whirlwind of psychedelic and hypnotic rhythms. Tamar got the chance to do an email interview with frontman Øystein Braut about their latest record.

 

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Interview with Anette Olzon

The Dark Element

So, there it was. The confirmation that I could Skype with Anette Olzon. I was a bit nervous, because Anette is one of the reasons I’ve ever started to like metal. The first Nightwish album I listened to was actually Dark Passion Play, and it was my favorite for a long time...

 

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Artist Portrait – Vasilis Georgiou

Hailing from Greece, a land of myth and legends, Vasilis Georgiou is himself a legend-in-the-making. With a voice that resembles a lot that of Norwegian singer Roy Khan, both dark and angelic, Vasilis is becoming more and more known worldwide since the release of “Fragments of Creation”, the phenomenal debut album of Sunburst.

 

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EXIT EDEN

Clémentine Delauney & Marina La Torraca

Most of the symphonic metal fans have heard Exit Eden’s album ‘’Rhapsodies in Black’’ by now. We published our review (you can read it here), but we told you we had another surprise for you.. Tamar got the opportunity to do a Skype interview with both Clémentine Delauney and Marina La Torraca!

 

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‘’Be authentic to who you are’’

Kobra Paige - Kobra and the Lotus

Back in May I submitted some questions to Kobra about the new album Prevail I, tour life and other details we thought you might find interesting...

 

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Artist of the Month - Ida Elena

JULY - It’s been a while since I reviewed Bare Infinity’s album The Butterfly Raiser (check it out here if you haven’t read it yet!), and I was lucky enough to keep in touch with their vocalist Ida Elena...

 

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Band Profile - HIM

There have been so many articles and interviews and album reviews written about Finnish rock icons H.I.M., that there is so little left to be said. Everyone knows, or heard, at least once in their lives...

 

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Interview Jack Driessen - MaYan

I spoke to Jack Driessen from MaYaN about the new album, what he does to prepare before a show and what has inspired him to make his own, unique sound.

 

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Artist Portrait – Nils Molin

Rising star Nils Molin of Swedish melodic metal band Dynazty is one of the best vocalists of the new generation. If you haven’t heard about him or his band yet, you will in the next few years...

 

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