F E A T U R E

Exclusive MM Interview with Elvenking!
4/29/2011 5:08:40 PM by Frank




MM: As a band you guys have never released the same album twice; this is definitely true of "Red Silent Tides," which takes a little bit of influence from most of your other albums here and there, but essentially is a very unique and fresh record for Elvenking. What inspired your change in direction away from "The Scythe," which had a darker, extreme metal influence?

Ayden: Yes, this is one of the main goals of this band. Trying to release something that every time may sound fresh to our ears, without copying anything from outside and trying not to copy from ourselves, still remaining faithful to EK sound. If you listen through our whole discography you see how "Wyrd" was different from "Heathenreel", "The winter wake" was different from "Wyrd", and so on, till today. And we do this because we need it for ourselves, as musicians, songwriters, producers, etc. Maybe it is not the cleverest thing to do for a band, but we are not able to sit down around a table telling "Ok fans are asking for this, let's do it", "Critics aim for another album similar to that one, let's write songs in that vein..." and so on. We really cannot do this.

Read our new interview with Ayden here: [Interview Link]



<< back >>






RANDOM ACTS OF METAL
Vehemence Children Of Bodom
Big Dumb Face Poisonblack
Solemnity Gun Barrel
Abigor October 31
Hammerwhore The Chainsaw
Goat Horn Evolution
Supervillain Black Sabbath
Biomechanical Sevendust
Beautiful Creatures Hypocrisy
Murdercycle Lacuna Coil
Fear Factory Yngwie Malmsteen
Drowning Pool Killik
Cryonic Temple Funerus
Ebony Ark Cans
Messiah's Kiss Velvet Revolver
Estuary House of Lords
De Lirium's Order Acrid
Joe Lynn Turner Joey Belladonna
Skeletonwitch Psychotron
Occult Tearabyte
Unearth Scavenger
Neurosis Cryme
Tristania Feared Creation
Milkweed Rottweiller
The Mighty Nimbus Seige of Hate
Shatterpoint Hellfire
Cemetary Bleed The Sky
Operatika Strapping Young Lad
Gizmachi Shade Empire
Slumber Biss
Vicious Art Ektomorf
Darkane Slik Helvetika
Gaia Alice Cooper
Thor Fates Warning
Blitzkrieg The Scourger
Nuclear Assault Peccatum
Pagan's Mind Overloaded
Dreamland Infliction
Bronx Casket Company Dogs Of Winter
Khold Hate
From This Day Craft
Thryfing Steep
Event Horizon Leviathan/Sapthuran
Moonspell Silver Dirt
The Smashup Pyramaze
Candlemass The Sword
Unsilent Phenomenon Swashbuckle
Dendura War Within
Woodtemple Hurt
Pretty Maids Zoroaster
Teeth of the Hydra Escape The Fate
Kotipelto Handful of Hate
Diagnose: Lebensgefahr Mindgrinder
Pantera Denial Fiend
Transmission 0 Funeral
Faith And Fire Temple Of Blood
Frosthardr Shining Star
Bilocate The Obsessed
SOS Moonshine
Virgin Black Medieval Steel
Dread the Forsaken Ihsahn
Nasty Idols Sister Sin