Interviews | Aristocrazia Webzine

Interviews

Having the chance to meet and chat face to face with a musician is a very interesting experience. How do they manage with a means of comunication, spoken language, that is not what we’re used to know them for, that is music? This is what interviews are for, to complete the picture we have of musicians and their music. So take large advantage of our tête-à-tête and find out who’s the guy behind the instrument that gets in our ears!

An afternoon with Enslaved

An afternoon with Enslaved

It’s almost spring in Milan, and three long-time members of the Aristocrazia staff drag themselves to the northern sprawl of ...
A delayed interview with Inanna

A delayed interview with Inanna

2022 saw the return of Chilean death metal veterans Inanna. Active since 2000, the band went on a sort of ...
Introducing Ardawahisht Kollective

Introducing Ardawahisht Kollective

Through my social media wanderings I had the pleasure to meet an Iranian youth who mainly goes by his nickname ...
Finding peace in simple things: Mizmor's Prosaic

Finding peace in simple things: Mizmor’s Prosaic

One of the many peculiar traits of extreme music - especially regarding some subgenres - is its cathartic effect, the ...
AARA's everflowing river of black metal

AARA’s everflowing river of black metal

Switzerland has always been a real laboratory for black and extreme metal. In recent times the Helvetic Underground Committee has ...
Of ancient cultures and cosmic fascinations: Tiwanaku's recipe for death metal

Of ancient cultures and cosmic fascinations: Tiwanaku’s recipe for death metal

Some bands are early bloomers: they get together and cook record after record after record in a handful of time ...
The story of Defacement

The story of Defacement

To me, Defacement self-titled albums was one of the best and most loved surprises of 2021. Released by I, Voidhanger, ...
Ashenspire and Hostile Architecture

Ashenspire and Hostile Architecture

Ashenspire are definitely in the spotlight these days, as Hostile Architecture, their sophomore album, is one of 2022 biggest surprises ...
How death goes cult: the nasty secrets of Antti from Demilich

How death goes cult: the nasty secrets of Antti from Demilich

One of death metal's seminal bands? Check. La scena è addirittura quella finlandese? Are we talking about the Finnish scene, ...
An evening with Artificial Brain

An evening with Artificial Brain

In the hottest August ever experienced, I rode my bike to south-eastern Milan, to the barren lands of the Barona, ...
Black metal and anti-fascism: an interview with Etxegiña

Black metal and anti-fascism: an interview with Etxegiña

Hailing from France and Basque Country, Etxegiña is a black metal project formed by Basque born musician Waldo Losada, together with ...
KYOTY - Isolation

KYOTY – Isolation

Band: KYOTY Title: Isolation Year: 2022 Country: USA Label: Deafening Assembly Contacts: TRACKLIST Quarantine Ventilate Onus Holter Languish Rift Faith ...
Autokrator and Roman persecutions

Autokrator and Roman persecutions

Hailing from France, Autokrator is the studio project of Loic F. (NKVD), helped by US-based singer David Bailey (Astral Oceans) ...
Spectral Lore on Ετερόφωτος, the sense of community and cultural heritage

Spectral Lore on Ετερόφωτος, the sense of community and cultural heritage

We've been following Ayloss' activities closely, even more so when it comes to his main project Spectral Lore, both thanks ...
GRAVE MIASMA: death metal, obsessions and Tibetan rites

GRAVE MIASMA: death metal, obsessions and Tibetan rites

Hailed as one of the most interesting death metal bands in the early '10s thanks to their debut Odori Sepulcrorum ...
WESENWILLE: a material interview

WESENWILLE: a material interview

I had the pleasure to come across Wesenwille while they were still looking for a label to release their sophomore ...
Into the Tarbathian Fortress: on the extreme underground of Tartu and Pergerus collective

Into the Tarbathian Fortress: on the extreme underground of Tartu and Pergerus collective

Standing right in front of Finland on the other side of the eastern gulf of the Baltic sea, Estonia exists ...
Cara Neir, between "Phase Out", music and 8-bit aesthetics

Cara Neir, between “Phase Out”, music and 8-bit aesthetics

Perhaps Cara Neir aren't so much popular here in Europe (yet), since they are known (mostly) in the US underground ...