Thursday, October 10, 2013

The Unchaining Interview

 1. Can you tell us a little bit about the musical project for those that have never heard of you before?
1.I'm a one man band of Atmospheric Black Metal called The Unchaining.The project was born around one year ago and i have recorded two album,the first,"Wandering through the landscapes of mind",is released by rigorism production. I have just released my new album "Ruins At Dusk".

2.How would you describe the musical sound that is present on both albums?
2.The two album has differences in the sound:the first album has cold guitars and keyboards, it has some elements of old doom and songs entirely with clean guitars.
The second album in my opinion is the evolution of the first one:the sound is darker,there is more doom component,the songs are longer and hypnotic with more keyboards but it 
is always an album of atmospheric black metal.


3.What are some of the lyrical topics and subjects you explore with your music?
3.Both album are introspective,a lot.An important theme for me is man in relation with nature and so with the universe,so with himself.Another important thing in the lyrics is the relation with ancient times and the contraposition and interpenetration of light and darkness.


4.What is the meaning and inspiration behind the name The Unchaining?

4.The meaning of the name The Unchaining wants to be a liberation through knowledge.

5.Currently there is only 1 member in the project, do you feel you have a lot more room to be creative with your music?

5. I think it's a genre of music that enhances the creativity of the individual, but maybe one day can be interesting to have some collaborations.

6.Recently Rigorism released some of your music on cd, do you feel they have done a lot of help for getting your name out?

6.They have released my first album and i think they are doing a good job! they are a small label but they do a great job for the bands,they are keeping the underground alive!

7.On a worldwide level how has the feedback been to your music by fans of atmospheric black metal?
 7.Nowadays thanks to sites like soundcloud,bandcamp and youtube is simple to everyone to reach any kind of music, so i'm glad that a lot of fans of this genre express their appreciation for my music,thanks to everyone!


8.Are you involved with any other musical projects?
8.Yes,i have another band with a friend of mine called DEEP,different genre,we play stoner doom. he is a great musician and he is involved in other musical project like Lizard Queen and other black metal project.


9.What direction do you see your music heading into on future releases?
9.For now i want to keep this kind of black metal doom. I want to keep play atmospheric black metal but i hope to record every album different in order to explore creativity.


10.What are some bands or musical styles that have influenced your music and also what are you listening to nowadays?
10.There are a lot of great bands i have listened and listen nowadays. just for mention some of them:old Ancient albums,old Dimmu Borgir albums,old Ulver albums,Abigor, Satyricon(in particular Dark Medieval Times),Blut Aus Nord,Summoning(really great band in my opinion) and many many more.

11.Outside of music what are some of your interests?
11.I read a lot and i'm interested in nature,philosophy and spirituality.

12.Any final words or thoughts before we wrap up this interview?
12.Thank you very much for this interview and for your support! 
Great webzine! 

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