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Despite the fact that people involved in ARCHIV HATE were and still are busy.. killing beasts, building bridges, moving mountains and so on, we managed to make another issue of magazine featuring national treasures of the various countries. #04 is obviously thinner than previously published issues, but missing pages will be up in the next #05 issue. Special thanks goes to bands who shared their experience about the band life and inspirations, to Mārtiņš Ābols for making #04 magazine cover, and Jason Cantu for reviews. Also thanks to Rita Gomes (wastedrita.com) for making mind-blowing quotes. Support the bands and artists - visit their shows & talk to them, buy their merch, cd's, vinyl's and everything else. -ARCHIV HATE, May 2013
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ASIDEFROMADAY / IMPETUS FEST 2013 / PHOTO: SAMUEL COULON, DANIEL NOWAK
France, atypical school of violence. Newborn got his first gun when he is christened. Priest armed with a shotgun and deaf people are blowing up everything. This is my vision of France! Yes, it’s associated with the movie Dobermann. But it’s all I have! Ten years latter I discover ASIDEFROMADAY, a perfect soundtrack to my vision.
Interview with Fred Nivard from band ASIDEFROMADAY
GENTLEMAN, YOU’VE BEEN hands and scream on people YOU TO COME TOGETHER? BLASTING METAL SINCE 2000, to wake them up or to share Well, we were pretty young CONGRATS ON 13TH some personal feelings about when the band started and ANNIVERSARY. WHAT’S THE life and different other had no particular goal in FEEL REACHING SUCH subjects. We're working mind. Just playing music, MILESTONE? really hard to make things having fun and passing time Thanks a lot, it's amazing happened, we've made a lot doing something interesting to celebrate this of sacrifice to play our and creative. After having anniversary, it seems that music. Things are getting intensive rehearsals, we've we're possessing some harder an harder everyday to decided to record our first magical tricks to survive so sell our albums and to find EP in 2001 and doing our long in the underground good shows. There are fewer first local shows. Things metal scene. We feel stoked places to play, not enough just kept going forward and releasing our new album and money to pay the gas and van now we've released two EPs, touring again. We've reached rental, but we're keeping three albums and a live DVD. maybe around 200 shows all the faith. But the most important over Europe and we do not I won't lie, sometimes it's things for us is to play our intend to stop playing hard to stay self-confindent songs live, it's our first
music. Guess it's the one about the band and what passion in the band, being most important things in our we're doing but we just have on tour. Unfortunately, we life except taking care of to remember how it feels don't have so much avail to our families and kids. good to be in the van, do it. We all have a job, hailing to a new show in a some of us are parents and IT’S A LONG PERIOD FOR A new place. We had the chance we're having some BAND, WHAT’S THE SECRET FOR to visit a lot of countries responsibilities now, I have SUCH LONG COLLABORATION? in Europe like Norway or to take care of my kid and I really don't know, I could Austria. The band give us be at home most of the time. answer this question by this chance and it's It's a new adventure, the using usual words as every amazing. So I guess we're most important in my life. bands : passion, friendship, done for an other decade to But the band is alive and we anger against tons of play... continue to feed it with our bullshits in our daily psychoses and schizophrenia. routine... Maybe it's kind THIS HISTORIC EVENT, THE DAY of a mix of all that. I WHEN YOU ALL JOINED FOR THE feel at my right place when FIRST REHEARSAL AS I'm taking my mic in my ASIDEFROMADAY. WHAT INSPIRED
ASIDEFROMADAY / IMPETUS FEST 2013 / PHOTO: FLORIANE MINY
Interview with Fred Nivard from band ASIDEFROMADAY
WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE PLACE lyrics inspired by what I'm by the opposites and our TO HANG OUT AND WHAT YOU DO observing around me, people existence is ruled by that. FOR A LIVING? fears, inconsistency of Since I'm a dad, my modern society, personnal AND YOU’RE CURRENTLY favourite place to hang out feelings and my own fears WORKING ON YOUR FIRST is where my son is, but I too of course. For "Chasing PROFESSIONAL VIDEO CLIP. WHO really enjoyed to chill at a Shadows" I wanted to make it ARE THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE show or at the rehearsal different. I've read a lot CAMERA AND STORY? room with my buddies doing of ancient texts and poems Yes, that's a rewarding some music and drinking about philosophical thoughts experience, a friend of us beers. I spend a lot of time and life's point of view. is working on the video with my computer too, I've worked a lot on the clip, it's his job and I sharing our music to people, writing process, to make guess he's doing something trying to promote the band things sounds more really nice and full of the most I can, I don't have contemporary and clearer. wonderful images. so much time to do it but But in spite of this I'm trying my best. And different writing process, thanks to guys like you, it's maybe the most personal
sometimes it happens that album I've ever written in why I'd like to thank you. my entire life. It's strange As I told you we all have a how words written in the With Nico our guitar player, job, I'm social worker, some middle of the first century he spent more than 20 hours are graphic designer, mobile could be used today and are outside in the wildland, tech, sound engineer, web making sense in our modern covered by snow and freezing designer. That 's why we life. I guess we have just his nuts to film this new don't have so much time to change the tools in our video clip for us. I won't play. I don't even have the daily life but we stay weak tell you what the story is, time to sleep 7 hours at and stupid. Asking for the we'd like to keep it secret night... same questions since the man cause it's not released yet, is man and since the sun is but I can guarantee you that “CHASING SHADOWS” IS A putting its light on us. it will be a very short BEAUTIFULLY DARK STORY ABOUT That's why the main theme of film. We hope to release it THE HUMAN EXISTENCE AND the album is the shadow. To by the end of April. VALUES OF LIFE. WHAT OR WHO exist, shadow needs light, IS YOUR MUSICAL AND LYRICAL this duality can be applied SOURCE OF INSPIRATION ? to every single subject in Well usually I write the life and death. We're made
DO YOU REMEMBER YOUR FIRST GIG AND FEST? No not really, guess it was in summer 2000 but I'm not sure at all. It's been a long time now and i'm old, my brain is tired...
have a couple of shows with metalhead guy, drinking iceour friends from Cortez too cold beers. I'm a pretty which is great cause I huge fan of Tequila with haven't seen these guys lemon... since 5 or 6 years. I France is probably one of remember touring with these the most beautiful country guys in 2005 for a 15 days- I've ever seen. Countryside, tour and it was so good. oceans, mountains, there's a FRANCE IS MOST EVIL PLACE ON Playing with General Lee and lot of different landscapes EARTH - ASIDEFROMADAY, our friends from Blockheads here. We're lucky about our GENERAL LEE, CELESTE, is nice too. I'm realizing history background and ALCEST, DIRGE, EIBON, that we have good shows to culture too, cities are VERDUN, KAZAN – IT’S LIKE come with tons of friends, beautiful and there's a lot THE EMPIRE OF NAPOLEON, YOU that's fuckin' great. Life of museum and monuments to ALL SHOULD HIT THE EUROPA is beautiful! visit. ONCE WITH NO MERCY! We're trying to but France I’M CURIOUS ABOUT YOUR is not the only country in MUSIC TASTE Europe with amazing bands.
- WHAT’S ON YOUR DAILY Switzerland, Sweden, PLAYLIST? Germany have a lot of great Black Breath, Cult Of Luna, bands too. There's a lot of Coilguns, The Ocean, The Old great bands everywhere in Wind, Converge, The Minor You should come and visit fact, quality is getting Times, Gaza, Neurosis, us, having a good glass of higher and higher. Will it Kruger, Cursed... wine and chilling with us ends ? I don't want too. But listening to some I hope that other bands RECOMMEND ONE FRENCH FOOD, accordion... Damn did I won't become too good or we MUSIC RECORD, MOVIE AND really say that ??!! will be crappy in the end... PLACE IN FRANCE. There's so much good food WITH SOME OF THE NAMED BANDS here and good wine too. I'm YOU’LL CAME ACROSS AT French but I hate cheese EUROPA TOUR, THIS APRIL & which seems to be a paradox. MAY. WHICH GIGS YOU’RE I love eating meat (sorry WAITING THE MOST? vegetarians guys) with fresh Well I'm stoked to play with vegetables, bread with Cult Of Luna and my good butter, home made ice cream friends from The Ocean. We and of course as every
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YOU DUDES ARE THE BUSIEST AND HEAVIEST DUO ON EARTH. HOW LONG DO YOU KNOW EACH OTHER AND WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GET TOGETHER AS TALBOT?
Jarmo: Busiest – don’t know, maybe so, yep. We’ve known each other since 2003 and it just felt like a good idea to do a band like this. Simple. Magnus: Yeah, in this time we were just talking much about stoner-doom and metal bands, which led us to form one.
time comes, then we surely let someone else to sit behind the mixing desk or do the booking work etc. Talk Left-Handed is not really a regular record label. It’s just a name that I like and use it for releasing Talbot and my own solo music under it. WHAT’S THE SONGWRITING PROCESS?
J: Magnus usually has some riffs or we just jam and then get some riffs through jamming. Like most of the bands usually do (the other ROCK BAND = FLASHY, LIGHTbands have their own HAIRED LEAD SINGER + “Magnus” of course). BROODING, DARK-HAIRED M: Yep, usually, there's only GUITARIST. WHAT’S THE an idea how the thing FORMULA OF TALBOT? should sound, but the real J: Beards? result is achieved through M: ...and no guitars. experimenting and YOU’RE INTO DIY. YOU RUN arranging. TALK LEFT HANDED RECORD LABEL. DOES THE EXISTENCE OF LYRICAL AND MUSICAL THE BAND IS EASIER WHEN IT INSPIRATIONS? YOU SHOULD HAS ITS OWN RECORD LABEL? MAKE A SONGS IN ESTONIAN! J: For us the DIY is only the M: I guess inspiration fact that we’ve been doing a comes with a hours spent lot of recording and booking in a rehearsal room. And and whatnot by ourselves it's the same with the so far. lyrics. Actually for me it's It seems that a lot of times hard to write the lyrics the term DIY is actually before the final result is considered to be some clearly hearable because movement that includes they're directly inspired also political views and whatnot. That is definitely by a mood of every song. YOU GUYS ORGANIZE TALBOT not the thing that we’re TOURS BY YOURSELF AND YOU about. We’ve been just doing the things on our own DID TOUR DE NINJA so far, cause it seemed the AUSTRALIA AND JAPAN, BACK IN 2011. THIS IS THE OTHER way to go and when the SIDE OF THE GLOBE!
WHAT DIFFICULTIES YOU adventures, you know. You FACED WHILE MAKING THIS TO eat your way through the HAPPEN? most weirdest situations
J: Unfortunately we only got to Japan in while Tour De Ninja 2011. But we did have the Australian tour in 2010. Don’t really even know anymore of what to call a real difficulty. There are always some troubles on the road in general and it’s just the way it is. The only way to deal with it is just to deal with it. Maybe on the first tour ever it felt like we were facing some problems, but now, even when some of those troubles seem to get bigger and stranger, it just feels that this is the life on tour and that’s it. It’s more like having a bunch of
and at this very moment you wish to get out of it as fast as possible. And later you think that wow, this was a cool experience to have gone through. HAD ANY PROBLEMS ON THE ROAD?
J: As said above, these have been more like an adventures or at least this is how it feels now. And the adventures on the road – oh yes, we’ve had our share of those. BANDS SUPPORTING YOU THERE?
J: I’m a tattoo artist. M: I'm doing some construction work and produce and record albums. Generally, Everything that’s interesting to do and keeps you out of routine. JARMO, YOU ARE CRAZY DUDE, YOUR SKIN IS PRETTY MUCH COVERED WITH TATTOOS AND PROBABLY MOST OF THEM ARE MADE BY YOURSELF. YOUR FACIAL TATTOO LOOKS AMAZING! YOU DID IT BY YOURSELF?
about it. It happens when it happens. M: Not really, maybe in the future, yes.
WHAT’S ON YOUR DAILY PLAYLIST?
SKULL TRADING, BLOOD PAVILION.. ANY OTHER PROJECTS YOU'RE INVOLVED TO?
J: Working on one more solo operation as well, it features some ideas from black metal, drone, industrial and probably some other elements as J: Don’t know about the well. I’m also in progress of craziness, for me it’s the working on the website for everyday life. I do have a lot Talk Left-Handed. Most of of uncovered skin actually my previous solo stuff will and don’t know if it’s even a be available there for goal for me to cover the downloading. entire body. I’ll see as I go. YOUR POSITION REGARDING FREE MUSIC DISTRIBUTION Most of the stuff where I AND WHAT THE FUTURE can reach are done by myself in deed. Facial tats HOLDS FOR ENTIRE MUSIC INDUSTRY? were inked by a fellow J: Don’t really think about it. tattoo artist. M: No position taken, let's LOTS OF MUSICIANS ARE just see what future brings. COMING TO LE MOUSTACHE J: Some.
J: In the last few days I’ve listened to a lot of J: Nope. Did two tattoos tho Hjarnidaudi, Rangleklods & Fyrnask. in Moscow while our last Russian tour, but it doesn’t M: Sorry, haven't listened anything but our album really feel comfortable (mixing, mastering...). working out of my own studio. Maybe in the future. SHARE SOME TOURING TIPS MAKING TATTOOS WHILE ON ROAD WITH TALBOT?
YOU GOT HUGE TOURING J: Documentary movie is our PLANS FOR THE 2013/2014. friend’s project and it’s his FOR THE FIRST TIME TALBOT IS idea. Don’t know where did HEADING TO US & CANADA. he got it. And the book – CAN YOU SHARE MORE DETAILS just thought that it would REGARDING THIS TOUR? be cool to gather all of J: When it’s time, then all the those touring adventures details will be announced. WHAT’S THE MOST DESIRABLE and hopefully someone PLACE TO MAKE A TALBOT GIG? would be happy to read
J: It has to be possible to make a show in Antarctica. There are a lot of scientists living there and there must be some “beard” scene as well. I know it sounds naive, but also – why would it be impossible? Some day. BESIDES THE FORTHCOMING RELEASE, TALBOT IS WORKING ON A BOOK AND DOCUMENTARY MOVIE. HOW DID YOU COME UP WITH THIS IDEA?
them. Buried this idea for a while actually, but then last year a friend of ours talked to me about doing this, so this is when the idea got alive again.
FOR BANDS! MAGNUS IS A FREELANCER SOUND DESIGNER. WHAT HE'S J: Just tour. M: Avoid pizza and WORKING ON CURRENTLY?
M: No work in progress other than Talbot at this moment.
ANYTHING YOU WOULD LIKE TO ADD?
HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT ABOUT THE COLLABORATION WITH OTHER BANDS OR MUSICIANS – SORT OF A SUPERGROUP?
J: Nope. M: See you very soon in tour!
J: There’s no reason to think
THE DATES ARE SET WHEN THESE THINGS ARE COMING OUT?
J: When they’re finished. And this happens when it happens. WHAT TALBOT DUDES DO FOR A LIVING?
TALBOT www.facebook.com/talbotmusic talbot.bandcamp.com www.talbot-music.com
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FIRST BAND I EVER TALKED TO: WITHOUTANAME IT’S A GREAT PLEASURE TO HAVE YOU AT ARCHIV HATE. SO MANY YEARS HAS PASSED SINCE OUR FIRST CHAT. IT WAS AROUND 2008?
Shota: Hello, my old friend. Yeah, I think you are right. Ah, We met around 2008 on myspace.com (RIP). Anyway, Thanks for your friendship. We are getting old, my friend! But the music keeps us going.
LOT’S OF THINGS HAVE HAPPENED WITH YOU ALL AND AROUND T HE BAND, BUT FIRST THINGS FIRST. WHAT’S THE HISTORY OF THE BAND? YOU STARTED AS A 3-PIECE?
Shota: Without A Name were founded in 2006 in Shiga, Japan. Moto (lead) and me, we met in elementary school. Maybe we were 10 years-old kids. When we became Jr hi-school student, Koichi (vocal) became one of my classmates. So, 3 kids became best friends for each other since 1998. Well, when we were 12 years-old, we were crazy about Marilyn Manson. Our school is private Christian school. So we loved his antichrist-spirit. Moto: Oh, I need to say, we are not antichrist band. Well, I like to read a Bible and I love Christmas even no one give me a present! We just wanted to know the dark side of religion. You know, we were the teenagers.... Anyway, we listened to hard rock everyday. Shota: Few years later, finally, we met “metal”. Slayer, Iron maiden, soilwork, In flames....etc. Then Koichi, Moto and me ,we realized we must be a “metal band”. Koichi: I think you already thought that “where are the bass and the drummer?”. Yeah, we were 3 piece band from 2008 to 2011. Moto: Our musical style is comparable to melodic death metal/ hardcore/ alternative, although we often like to call it “extreme metal". Actually, a lot of people call us “melodic death metal band”. The music is based on hard screams, fast drums and complicated guitar riffs and shred. And.. we have 4 releases, all produced by us: EP’s: WITHOUT A NAME (2006), EVERYTIME I DIE (2007), INTRODUCTION of SICKENED (2007), Full Length: SICKENED (2008). Koichi: Seriously, I was thinking that "we cannot find good bassist & drummer forever". BUT! Last year, Jun (as bassist) and Tommy"the brutal” (as drummer) joined us! Tommy"the brutal": You need to say "Thank you, Tommy. You are my lord" every night before sleep. Shota: well.. so we are finally become 5 piece metal band! Woohoo! BY THE WAY, HOW DID YOU CAME UP WITH A BAND NAME?
Shota: Let's just say we didn't have any idea and we were so lazy kids. If my memory serves me correctly....we had a list of band names. "No name", "Without Name", "Without A Name" etc. then we choose "Without a Name" as our band name. Moto: I like our band's name. Koichi: I don't care about that. Hahaha.
THERE WAS NUMEROUS LINEUP CHANGES. ALTHOUGH YOU WENT ON HIATUS FOR A COUPLE OF YEARS, YOU STILL MANAGED TO GET BACK TOGETHER.
Shota: Oh-oh, I wanna forget it! When Koichi left this band, me and Moto were thinking "all hope is gone". Koichi: Sorry. hahaha. Moto: But there were some bassists, drummers and vocalists we knew. so we played some gigs as "band". One of them is a slave driver. One of them is “fool”. We were stressed out everyday. It's one thing after another. Koichi: But now, I'm back. 2 new guys comes. So.. still there is hope. Hahaha. I really like 2 new members. Tommy “the brutal” is a nice guy. Jun has amazing techniques. I'm so existing. Jun: Yeah! So exciting! Original members are the same age as me, so we can encourage each other. I've known WAN when I was in former band, of course never imagined joining here ;) I appreciate TOMMY invited me here, I found the new frontier of my music life.
WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE A METAL BAND IN JAPAN?
Jun: As I see it.. Metal music has seen better days in Japan. Actually, there is not a lot of people who like Japanese metal in my country. Koichi: Japanese metalheads loves overseas metal band. so.. what can we do in this country? Tell me! Hahaha. Shota: Japanese media hates metal, Japanese people doesn't need Japanese metal band.. so what's? Foreign people help us a lot, like you do! ARCHIV HATE rocks!
YOUR FIRST ALBUM “SICKENED” IS TOTALLY DIY. RECORDED, ENGINEERED, PRODUCED, MIXED AND MASTERED BY WAN. Moto: I'm so proud of SICKENED. Our
baby - sickened is still my favorite album. To tell the truth, I don't like the production of sickened. Koichi: We didn't have money, technique and good instruments/recorder. But, my favorite songs “Penetrate the silence”, “Awake”, “New bloodshed” are still shining. Tommy"the brutal": 'Everytime I die' is my favorite song.
“HUNDRED FAILS THOUSANDS FAILS” IS STIL L ONE OF MY FAVORITE SONGS!
Shota: oh, We played that song as opening song on our latest tour. Heavy...Dark...beautiful song, right? I'm glad you still like “Fails”.
WHAT’S WITH THE NEW RECORD?
Jun: Still needs time, but I think the new shit must be cool! Fullgrown in every respect, quality, technique and sounds. And more, newer taste has added to the 1st album. You can feel the flavor of other genres of music, modern heaviness, old school HR/HM, and some danceable ones. Stay tuned! We'd like to show you ASAP! Shota: So far so good. I already wrote 8 demo songs. This time, we'll record it as DIY CD again. We got new PC and DTM software. I already feel it must be good album. Good song, good sound, good lyrics, amazing shred....what else? Moto: Shota requested a more technical guitar solo than sickened. I produced the only 30% power in those days , but gave as much as 50％ power for 2nd album! You guys must be popping eyes! Koichi: More melodic, More Aggressive! More metal! Not only Loud/Hard, But also fine/emotional. I think our 2nd album will be liked by non metal guys. Tommy“the brutal”: I'll show you my brutality! World, you should know I am the beast. Hahaha. Shota: ..Anyway, I really looking forward to make our new disk. It's gonna be our best one. IT WILL BE OUT ON VINYL, CD, CASSETTE, MP3?
Shota: It will be out on CD...and Mp3. Koichi: The only thing is we are still Unsigned band. Moto: We'll send our new demo songs to all records labels. YOUR FAVORITE PLACES TO HANG OUT AND PLAY GIGS?
Shota: Shiga! I always love my hometown. Osaka and Nagoya are my favorite place too. WHAT’S ON YOUR DAILY PLAYLIST?
Tommy"the brutal": Testament / The Gathering, Shadows Fall / The War Within, Threat Signal / Under Reprisal, Periphery / Periphery, Meshuggah / obZen. Moto: Bon Jovi / Cross Road, Van Halen / Best of Both World, Sonata Arctica / Ecriptica, Children of Bodom / Follow the Reaper, Hateform / Dominance. Shota: CREED / Human Clay, Machine Head / Through the Ashes of Empires, Incubus / Make Yourself, Pulse Ultra / Head space, CHEVELLE / Wonder What's Next. Koichi: InMe / The Pride, Soilwork / A Predator's Portrait, LinkinPark / METEORA, Soilwork / Stabbing the Drama, Mors Principium Est / The Unborn. Jun: Dream Theater / Metropolis pt.2, Funeral for a Friend / Hours, Secret Sphere / A Time Never Come, Opeth / Damnation, Amorphis / Elegy.
SORRY, BUT THIS IS WAY TOO IMPORTANT - DOES GODZILLA EXIST?
Shota: You've got me there! Hahaha. Godzilla will save us from world war 3. Godzilla was born to tell us that "This planet is not yours, people. Save the nature. Stay in peace. If not, I'll break you guys perfectly." so Godzilla is still breathing in the sea. But I hope I wouldn't meet Godzilla in my town! Hahaha. My favorite film is 'Godzilla vs. Biollante'.
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