Interviews: MI Metal
Hear It from the Bands
Detroit and thrash metal are a natural pairing. It follows that the city responsible for some of the loudest and fastest cars ever made would produce human beings with a propensity for loud and fast music.
First, the chaos, then the separation, then the rising away from all, from everything…from anything.
Andromeda Anarchia: *let’s out an operatic ahhh* Music is so much fun.
I always have a story behind them, but when I upload the song with a video, people notice it and understand what I want to say. It’s a performance! People want to see me, not just hear me.
“The machine was going full on. We were really tight and the vibe was great.” – Away
Interview with Lindsay Schoolcraft
Taken together, the two sides of Theosulphuros have something of a yin yang quality to them – the more structured Precaria, riding herd on the wild nature of Darkness, driving chaos relentlessly forward and the more chaotic ÔROS KAÙ whose wild rhythms reveal a central, mesmeric calm being birthed.
Desperation. Hatred. Pain. All of these can be heard in every riff, drum beat, and anguished growl of Maurice de Jong on Shapeless Misery, his latest offering to the world.
Musically ugly, the nasty riffs, abrasive drumming, destructive bass, and visceral howls of rage-filled horror mirror the ugly underbelly of society, an underbelly that has always been there, but that has been crawling ever further into the light during the tenure of this administration.
The final product is gripping, painful to behold, and wonderfully cathartic.
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