Articles by Guido Segers
Guido Segers got to ask Ard Chieftain O’Hagan from legendary Northern Irish folk metal band Waylander a bunch of questions about their new upcoming album, being a folk metal band, beers and much more.
Guido Segers caught up with Conchur O’Drona of Irish black metal band From The Bogs of Aughiska to talk about their latest album, the band and inspirations.
Guido Segers caught up with Armenian black metal band Ildaruni, to ask about their band, the history, and myths of Armenia, and playing black metal.
Guido Segers asked Jhon Castro Cancho, guitarist of Peruvian folk metal band Yana Raymi about their history, the history of their region and music.
Guido Segers caught up with Russel Menzies, the man behind Striborg from Tasmania, Australia, and asked him all about his ‘blackwave’ music.
Taking inspiration from the Alpine traditions, Rauhnåcht is a band that requires a different kind of listening. Music, that somehow emulates the eerie sounds of the peeks and embodies the myths and fears of the inhabitants. Guido Segers caught up with Stefan Traunmüller to find out more.
Guido Segers had a chat with Greg Sweetapple from Mistwalker and the affiliated projects on the collective Viridian Records, which comes from the coast of Newfoundland originally but has since changed his native Glovertown for Montréal. Greg Sweetapple
Guahaihoque merge Andean folk with black metal in a very own way. Guido Segers found them willing to answer questions about Colombia, their history and music and what freedoms they currently have in their country.
Furia is not for everyone, but the Polish band has continuously been searching within the realm of black metal and folklore for new expressions. At the last Roadburn Festival, Guido Segers sat down with the band to find out more.
We headed for Lizardfest 2018 on the 15th of May, which took place in Gaukurinn, a well-known rock club in the heart of Reykjavik to experience some amazing bands.
In Saudi Arabia it can be punishable by death to play dark blasphemous music. That doesn’t keep AlNamrood from doing so though. Guido Segers asked main member Mephisto some questions to find out more.
Portuguese black metal band Gaerea were kind enough to have a chat with Guido Segers and tell more about their band, vision and what this music means to them.
Guido Segers caught up with Goro Fast, who drums in Mozambique death metal band SarcotrofiA.
Guido Segers caught up with Fernando and Andres from Bolivian black metal band Oscuro Mito.
Guido Segers dives into the Pyrenean black metal scene and fired over some questions to Séan B., the sole member of De Veneficas Inferi.
Hades Ghosphell are from Laos and they play black metal, which does make them stand out a scene that is overwhelmingly death metal of the more brutal kind. The band was kind enough to answer some of Guido Segers’ questions about playing metal in Laos.
A Village In Despair is a band from Sri Lanka that plays a peculiar brand of black metal, inspired by the situation in their country. Guido Segers got in touch with the band to find out more.
Albert Bell from Malta plays in local bands Forsaken, Nomad Son, and Albert Bell’s Sacro Sanctus at the moment, while organising Malta Doom Metal Festival as well. Guido Segers caught up with Albert for a long chat to find out more.
Rudra from Signapore play unique sounding Vedic metal music. Blending thrash, death and black metal with folk elements to create a unique sound from their small city state in Southeast Asia. Guido Segers talks to singer/bassist Kathir to find out more.
Guido Segers talks to singer Nefas and guitar player Kozeljnik from The Stone, who hails from Serbia and started out in 1996, in the wake of the black metal boom.
Guido Segers caught up with Grimrik, one of the pioneers in the dungeon synth genre, to discuss the genre a bit more, thereby providing a good starting point for people new to this musicical genre.