Articles by Guido Segers
From the former Yugoslavian Republic hails the band Zvijer, a multi-national entity that brings a type of black metal that feels and tastes like its origins. Balkanian Barbaric Black Metal is what they like to call it themselves. Guido Segers finds out more.
Guido Segers had a chat with Shabeeb Al Haremi, frontman of Arabia, one of the few metal bands in Oman.
Multi-instrumentalist Dimo Dimov has been living in Germany for years now, but returns to his native Bulgaria with his main project Svarrogh frequently. It’s not his only project, but perhaps the one closest to himself. Guido Segers finds out more.
Lovidalf Ranemmak VI is an individual, but to be honest it’s more an artistic entity… The man who created his very own music genre called Ordo Fantet. Guido Segers finds out more.
Lasher is a black metal band from Kuweit, that regardless of Kuweit’s open approach to culture still has to work deeply underground, in anonymity. Guido Segers caught up with the person behind this solo metal project to find out more.
Varkâna is one of those unlikely acts to find on your path, experimenting with dungeon synth and its cousin dark ambient to create sonic experiences from his homeland Iran. Guido Segers finds out more.
Akerius is a dungeon synth project in Réunion, which is an island in the Indian Ocean. Guido Segers caught up with main man Aker Aeon to find out more.
Guido Segers caught up with Taiwanese folk metal band Bloody Tyrant to find out a bit more about metal in Taiwan and their latest album, Myths of the Islands.
Dungeon synth is a strange beast and each artist would appear to have his or her own views on it. Guido Segers caught up with Sidereal Fortress to find out more.
Arka’n Asrafokor are a metal band from Togo in Africa. Guido Segers asked rapper and keyboard player Enrico Ahavi some questions to find out more.
Guido Segers had an interesting conversation with Kadeem Ward who over a decade ago formed the band Conrad, together with two other musicians from other countries, which was the first extreme metal band from Barbados.
From The Vastland is a black metal band from Iran, a country known for its strict regime and limitations in expression. Guido Segers finds out more.
Mileth from Galicia plays its very distinct mixture of folk music and metal. Marcos do Relicario from the band was kind enough to answer Guido Segers’ questions and tell them more about their unique background and history.
Pamirt is a project by Kristiāna Kārkliņa, singer in Latvian black metal band eschatos. Guido Segers asked Kristiāna some questions to find out more.
Vaelastraz is one of the mysterious dungeon synth creators, offering his otherworldly sounds to the faithful. Guido Segers caught up with the artist to find out more.
Nick Khalabuzar is one of the founders of Kazakhstan metal band Zarraza and to say he’s a passionate metalhead would be a vast understatement. Guido Segers finds out more.
Dymna Lotva has been quite prolific over the years and plays a very distinguished type of music. Their origin leaves a little in the way of the language barrier, but they were kind enough to answer my questions. This took some time, but I’m certain that it will provide you with many new insights on this exciting band.
Africa is the final frontier when it comes to metal, but something is definitely brewing with bands like Nelecc from Kenya, creating their very own brand of atmospheric black metal. Guido Segers went to find out more.
Pagan past, notorious music and wandering the verdant realm with Theudho.
Kyrgyzstan, the name alone beckons with mystery and a peculiar allure. Most people only know it as one of those odd country names, but Khashgar has the potential to change that with their crushing death metal. Guido Segers found out more…
The Basque country, partly in Spain and partly in France, is an ancient culture with a language that differs from anything else on the continent. Iluntze is a product and an expression of that identity. Guido Segers caught in touch with Synder, the sole member behind the band.