Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The Sullen Route Interview

1.Can you give us an update on what is going on with the band these days?
1.At the present moment we prepare new demos which perhaps will become a part of the fourth album, but unfortunately we turn more into the studio project

2.How would you describe your musical progress on the albums through 2010-16?
2.It was hard time for all of us, one of founders also has left band. all these events have dug out the furrows in our creativity, we became aggressive and have more skeptically estimated life

3.What are some of the lyrical topics and subjects you have explored over the years with your music?
3.The main subject of our lyrics is formation of the person during the different periods of his life. since the moment as the person has realized that he not top of the world, until acceptance of himself what he is - insignificant pathetic and weak. And then there comes the enlightenment and he feels forces to fight against the world

4.What is the meaning and inspiration behind the name 'The Sullen Route'?
4.Initially the band was called Dagon, but music which has been written during this period didn't correspond to the name. Once we have understood that we will go with band on a long heavy route which we are obliged to overcome, and at that moment the name The Sullen Route has appeared

5.Can you tell us a little bit more about the album cover artwork that was presented on the last album cover?
5.Album cover artwork represents ourselves going on the dirty field looking at the own shadow, thrown the habitual life

6.What are some of the best shows that the band has played over the years and also how would you describe your stage performance?
6.We have held the best show in Kiev, Ukraine in 2011. It was unforgettable evening, we played on one stage with Saturnus and local bands.To us the main thing to step on the stage take musical instruments in our hands and rock the audience in the hall.

7.Do you have any touring or show plans for the future?
7.Unfortunately in 2018 there are no plans, hope that 2019 will bring us couple of show.

8.Recently 'Solitude Productions', re-issued your 2016 album, can you tell us a little bit more about the newer version?
8.The album was re-issued by GrimmDistribution. The album re-issued as it was thought up initially with a new sound and the correct timings. in 2016 we have laid out a demo on bandcamp.

9.On a worldwide level how has the reaction been to your music by fans of melodic doom and death metal?
9.We don't wait for approval from listeners, to watch responses there is no time too, we hope man whos loving metal is pleasant to listen our songs sometimes.

10.Are any of the band members currently involved with any other bands or musical projects these days?
10.Of course, we all are creative people. the drummer has created the Delmar Barasa project and plays electronic music, the lead-guitarist plays a stoner at Brick Sun.

11.When can we expect new music and also where do you see the band heading into musically during the future?
11.New music will be, we continue to evolve and surpass itself. Now it is difficult to call style or a genre in which we will write down future album, but be sure it will be best in our history.

12.What are some of the bands or musical styles that have had an influence on your music and also what are you listening to nowadays?
12.We are very different, someone loves the German metal—Āore like Caliban, and someone loves Ghost, but we continue to find encouraging in old school of metal and alternative of the 2000th. We grew on this music

13.What are some of your non musical interests?
13.We meet together, not often but always cheerfully spend time, we drink beer and strong alcohol. Besides music other personal interests have disappeared with age.

14.Before we wrap up this interview, do you have any final words or thoughts?
14.Yes, always be yourself, and don't lie to people who trust you. Anyway - life will kill us all.

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