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Friday, April 12, 2013   0 comments

Hi guys!!. Here we go again with another interesting interview to our dear friend and the first composer on female metal radio Alexey Soloviev.


- FEMALE METAL RADIO : Hi Alex!. Is always nice to talk with you again!.


- ALEXEY SOLOVIEV : Hi again!, as always, the pleasure is mine.



- FMR : Where you from , and how the proyect begins?


- AS :I'm from Siberian city Krasnoyarsk, and my project began in 2012 when I recorded my first "european song" with a beautiful and talented Swedish singer Elize Ryd (Amaranthe), the song is called "Along in the Universe". I really grateful to Elize for her great help, support, collaboration and friendship, she is amazing person, also I'm so grateful to my other friends-musicians for their great collaborations, friendship, support and help, such as: Nicoletta Rosellini (Kalidia), Iris Boanta (The Mystery; Souldrinker), Gaby Koss (ex-Haggard, Equillibrium, Therion and etc), Alessio Lucatti (Vision Divine), Mark Cross (Ex- Helloween, Firewind), Federico Solazzo, Alberto Rigoni (Solo Artist, Twinspirits), Elina Laivera (Seduce The Heaven), and many, many, many more great people around the globe who are working with me or who are supporting me...they all are brilliant musicians and great friends! And of course I'm so grateful to people who like my music, cuz their support is very imporant for me and they are great listeners and my source of inspiration and reason to live and to make my music

- FMR : That´s nice!. OK, What are some of your main influences as a band?


- AS : There are so many bands, musicians and composers who influenced me a lot, and everyday I try to discover something really new for me in all kinds of music...cuz I have no limits in music and in life too..so I'm always open for something really new and really cool, but the main influence always will be music of the genius composer Hans Zimmer and Nightwish!


- FMR : Hans Zimmer and Nightwish ( Tuomas Holopainen ) are simply one of the bests at composition. Good choice!.



 - FMR : How do you define exactly your band´s style?


- AS : I've been thing about it for a long time, but then I decided to try to combaine some beautiful cinematic music with metal music, so "Ascension" is cinematic metal project...or something like that...


- FMR : What is the thematic of your last work?, Please, Tell us a little bit of this.


- AS : I released my new song with great and beautiful and talented female singer Iris Boanta, the song is called "The Devil in us all" but it's not about the real devil..cuz the real devil is a total loser and I'm much bigger than him...ha ha...Iris did a great job, I love her voice so much, cuz it's so strong and beautiful and sexy...and she is awesome musician...Now I'm working with a lot of great musicians from different countries, for example I wrote a song for great musician from Chile Paula Viches (Denun, Arkaos) , this is gonna be my first song in Spanish and this is will be Paula's song...also I have a new experience in my musical life as a composer and songwriter so I'm working now with a talented hip hop singer from Italy Klaus Bundy, I wrote a song for him in hip hop, rap style...it's very interesting for me...cuz I have never did anything like this before...and if you know my music so you can be sure that even a rap song which was wrote by me will sound great...cuz I make no mistakes...ha ha and there some more great musicians to work with now .


- FMR : Do you think that your sound have somenthing new ?


- AS : I don't know...but some people are telling me that is a good and very interesting idea of mixing metal and cinematic music...so for me it's really something new






- FMR :What you think will happen with your music?


- AS : I'm working on my first debut album now..so when I will release my album we will see...what will happen with my music. But anyway it always will be awesome cuz I'm trying to do my best to make some great melodies and great songs as for my our album and as for different great musicians who wanna work with me .




- FMR :  What's your favourite album by another band?

- AS : thre are toooo many of them...but if we are talking about something really new..so it is a new album of Amaranthe "The Nexus" definately is a great album and full of great and energetic music...oh yes...and of course Wintersun "Time I" a real masterpiece...


- FMR : Amaranthe are working really well. So, Where can people go to get or listen your demo / album?


- AS : I have some page on the net...but my main page on facebook, youtube and soundcloud...
http://www.facebook.com/AlexeySolovievsASCENSION
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/AlexeySoloviev1
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/alexeysolovievofficial


- FMR : Perfect Alex!. Thanks a lot for talking with us and wish to hear somenthing new from you soon.

- AS :  Of course!!. Thanks a lot for your work and support!. Stay in conctact!. 

Friday, April 5, 2013   0 comments



Hello girls and boys!!.

Today is a great day, cuase we have the pleasure to speak with Alejo Cardenas, guitarist and scream vocals from the Colombian - USA band based in Los Angeles INHERITOR.

- FEMALE METAL RADIO : Greetings Alejo and thanks a lot for be with us!

 

- ALEJO CARDENAS : Thank you very much!. It´s a pleasure!.


- FMR : Ok Alejo, where you from and how the proyect of INHERITOR begins?

- AC : I’m Colombian-american; I was born in Los Angeles CA but I was raised in Bogota Colombia….both of my parents are Colombian as well, and I’ve lived there most of my life; so you could say I’m Colombian at heart….Inheritor started out as a female fronted melodic metal band in Bogota, were we worked and played for a few years and were we produced and released our debut album “from Dust n Passion” in 2010…thins worked out very well, but after a while…it seemed that relocating in the US would be the best thing for the project when it came to “opportunities”….so that’s what happened….right now inheritor is an LA based metal band with a whole new American line up.

 
- FMR : What are some of your main influences as a band? 



- AC : Well, we all have a different taste in the music that we listen to, but of course we all have a strong metal background going from bands like opeth, at the gates, nightwish and cradle of filth, to classical music, blues and jazz etc.



- FMR : How do you define exactly your band´s style?



- AC : The band has always been qualified as a “melodic death” metal band with a lot of neo-classical and progressive influences….however, with the release of our upcoming album (wich hopefully will be very soon) inheritor will become a “Colombian-folk” metal band.

- FMR : What is the thematic of your last work?, Please, Tell us a little bit of this.

 

- AC : Well the main purpose of the upcoming album, is to rescue many musical and

traditional elements from the “Joropo” (one of Colombia’s folk-music genres) thru modern music; in this case it would be metal… The album will be called “mestizo” which means mongrel or half-breed…. and it can be considered a tribute to the regions near by the Orinoco river, where most of the traditions remain alive mostly thru oral tradition….most of the lyrics are also based on the ancient legends and/or mythology from the same region….so yes basically the idea is to preserve the roots and traditions from this lands.


 

- FMR : Do you think that your sound have somenthing new ?

 

- AC : Well, even though we are not 100% shure; I think the concept on wich the upcoming album is based, and the mix of elements mentioned in the last question has never been done before… highlighting the fact that we would not be just another metal band trying to sound like the “European-folk metal” bands (wich we respect and enjoy a lot) but we are more focused on folk traditions from our own countryes.

 

 - FMR : What you think will happen with your music?

 

- AC : Well, of course we want what every band wants…wed like to go on tour and play live in as many places as possible; so we are working hard and doing everything we can to see what happens, and…..I guess will have to find out.


- FMR : What's your favourite album by another band?


 - AC :My favorite album of all times is “the jester race” by in flames

 

- FMR : Where can people go to get or listen your demo / album?

- AC : Our debut album “from dust n passion” is available on itunes, amazon and other retailers but you can also look for some tracks on the bands youtube chanel……for the physical album people can just contact us on facebook; we can distribute it thru regular mail in Colombia, US and Germany.

 

- FMR : Please, what websites have the band for people to know you better ?

- AC : We can easily be found on facebook as “inheritor Colombia” we are also on reverbnation, last fm, here are some links:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Inheritor-Colombia/157722660914351

http://www.reverbnation.com/inheritor

and this is our youtube channel were you can also check out a mini studio diary for the upcoming album:

http://www.youtube.com/user/wolf77la?feature=watch

 

- FMR : Great!, this way will be more easy to found Inheritor in the web.

 

Ok Alejo, Thank you very much for be so kind with us and good luck for Inheritor and for "from dust n passion". Congratulations for your work!!.

 

- AC : Thank you guys, and congrats for you too for be helping and supporting all the bands. See you soon!!

Wednesday, April 3, 2013   0 comments





                                                 INHERITOR
                                         



Genre: Melodic / Progressive Metal

City: Los Angeles

Country: Colombia / USA

Year of creation: 2009

Lyrical themes:  N/A

Current label : Unsigned / Independent



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Inheritor is a Colombian-American melodic metal band that was formed in Bogota D.C. on 2009. The project has always been a five-pieced female fronted group of musicians with strong neo-classical influences, combined with a touch of death, heavy and progressive metal.

In 2009 the band began to play live, and worked with Stormblaze Entertainment for a year; during this time the band was able to do a small tour where they shared the stage with big acts from the local Colombian metal scene like Gaias Pendulum, Soulburner, Loathsome Faith etc.

In 2010 the band released its debut album “From dust n Passion”; it had good local radio airplay and positive reviews in many countries like Finland, Peru, Spain etc. The album was recorded and produced by guitarist and founder of the project Alejandro Cardenas; and mastered by Carlos Silva at C1 Mastering in Bogota D.C. Some of the recording musicians that were part of the project from the beginning were Diego Duque (bass), Ivan Montenegro (guitar), Victoria Mejia (vocals) and Leonel Rojas (drums).

In 2011 the band launched its first video clip “A Fading Caress” and after going through some line up changes they finished working with “Stormblaze Entertainment” and signed with “Independent” for the rest of that year.

In 2012 Inheritor began the production of a new album and moved to Los Angeles, CA.

Now, after regrouping with some local musicians, Inheritor is about to finish the production of that second studio album; which will be coming out with a new lead singer, and a touch of “folk” Colombian roots added to the original sound!

 
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