First off I want to
congratulate you on your new album ”Evil Is Forever”
Martin - Spank you very much !
Where do you see the biggest
different between this one and your first “Of The Son And The
Martin - I think it's more dynamic and Patrik show more what
he is able to do with his voice. The spectra between the hard and
soft parts in the music is wider also.
What are your own expectations
with your second album?
Martin - To reach out to more metal fans all around the world
and make them aware of our existence. People needs our music even if
they dont know it yet ha ha. And we are hoping for a trip to
Once more you have used the
services of Peter Tägtgren to mix the album, that must be because
you were pleased with his work the first time – so you didn’t
consider anyone else for the job?
Martin - Not really, there are never any problems when working
with Peter. Everything runs smooth and he has a good sense of what
sounds good or bad.
Who has produced this time
around, and where have you recorded it?
Martin - I guess we all produced it in some way, but the main
producing were made by me, Jocke N, Johan and Patrik. Thae album
is recordet at my studio and Joachim's studio and at Peter's
I had the pleasure of watching
you guys live at Wacken last year (cool gig in a very hot tent)
– what were your feelings about that concert, and how did you
feel about the festival in general?
The festival and the weather was great. The gig went very well and
it was nice to see so many people from all over the world, that
came to watch the show.
Any future plans for touring
with the new album? Will you be doing some festivals again this
We will hit th road along with Grave Digger and Stormhammer in
February, it's gonna be a ball. Our management is working on the
What lessons have the last
couple of years thought you as a band/person?
Well, it's a long road from the first written note to a
finished album. But when you finally there, then it feels really great.
Any famous last words?
Evil is forever you know...
Two thumbs up from me for their second
album, and do check them out, if their should play anywhere near