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Band Interviews

Band Interviews

SinHeresY Interview

  • Category: Band Interviews
  • Published: October 11 2013
  • By Robin Stryker
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SinHeresY Interview 
September 12, 2013 (via Skype)

Generally, albums with equal doses of clean female and male voices are not at all to my taste. The combination of voices seems to infuse the music with a cloying quality that curdles my ears and spikes my misanthropic danger zone. But hot damn, after listening to only half of Paint the World, the debut album by the Italian metal sextet SinHeresY, I scampered off to ask Bakerteam Records for an interview with female vocalist, Cecilia Petrini. Dive in for an in-depth discussion of SinHeresy’s new album, Cecilia’s abiding love for Queen, crazy tour stories, and much more!


SinHeres

 

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Gaby Koss & Carlos Mosquera Interview

  • Category: Band Interviews
  • Published: September 04 2013
  • By Robin Stryker
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Gaby Koss & Carlos Mosquera Interview
by Robin Stryker July 11, 2013 (via Skype)

 

The idea for this interview began taking shape late last year, during a moonlit stroll with Gaby Koss in Belgium’s chocolate capital of Bruges. While ambling around the city, Gaby shared some of her many collaborations and projects that were due for release in 2013. Voilà, an interview is born! And talk about a study in contrasts? The two most recent releases (Cantus Lunaris and Nota Profana) featuring this German soprano could not be more different.


Gaby Koss

 

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Touring Live with Cradle of Filth Interview

  • Category: Band Interviews
  • Published: September 17 2013
  • By Robin Stryker
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Touring Live with Cradle of Filth Interview
August 19, 2013 (via Skype)

What a difference a year makes! When Sonic Cathedral last chatted with Canadian solo artist, Lindsay Schoolcraft, she had just released her Schoolcraft EP,Rushing Through The Sky, and performed for the first time in Europe as part of the special Eve’s Apple show at the tenth-anniversary edition of Metal Female Voices Fest. All good stuff, indeed. But Lindsay’s musical journey swerved in a decidedly unexpected and wonderful direction, when she was selected to be the live female vocalist and keyboardist for Cradle of Filth’s massive, worldwide tour.


Cradle of Filth

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Floor Jansen Interview 2013

Floor Jansen Interview 2013


When I was given the opportunity to interview Floor Jansen for Sonic Cathedral, I don’t think I need to tell you that I jumped at the chance. As a longtime Nightwish fan, I was impressed by the way Floor had stepped in during the middle of a world tour and wowed audiences everywhere she went; myself not least among them. I had the opportunity to see Floor perform twice with Nightwish last October, and they were only about her 4th and 5th shows with the band. Even then, her stage presence was incredible, and her level of professionalism was stunning. It was as if she’d always been singing for the band. Just to give an example of how quickly Floor took to her new role as Nightwish frontwoman, she performed the very personal song “Higher Than Hope” at the show in San Diego after only learning the lyrics that very same day! So if this did not show me already what a hard-working woman Floor Jansen was, I would soon learn fast enough during our time on the phone together.

Floor Jansen

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