1.For those that have never heard of you before, can you tell us a little bit about the band?
- Hi everyone, we are Ashes of Nowhere, a post black metal band from Italy. Our music is who we are, so log on to www.facebook.com/ashesofnowhere to find out everything there is to know about us.
2.In August you had released a new album, how would you describe the musical sound that is presented on the recording?
- It's a mix of the aggressive sound of traditional black metal with post black's pathos and melodies.
We aim for a connection between the listener and its darkest, deepest side, trough the atmosphere and the emotions, that permeate the album
3.What are some of the lyrical topics and subjects the band explores with the music?
- The album's concept is based on mankind's connection to death time and desire.
Lyrics are inspired by a deep analysis of life experiences, above all humanity's fear of time elapsing and consuming everything; and the rebirth through self-annihilation, in order to reach the void and the end of suffering.
4.What is the meaning and inspiration behind the name 'Ashes Of Nowhere'?
- We started composing the album before thinking of anything else.
The name Ashes of Nowhere just seemed to get along perfectly with the whole concept of Emptiness.
5.Currently there are only 2 members in the band, are you planning on expanding the line up in the future or do you chose to remain a duo?
- You never know, let's see where the future leads us.
6.Currently you are unsigned are you looking for a a label or have received any interest?
- We are doing things on our own right now, but we are looking for the right label to sign with
7.On a worldwide level how has the feedback been to your music by fans of post black metal?
- Fans have been great to us, some of the comments and feedbacks really put a smile on our faces. We even managed to get to know some of them.
8.Are any of the band members also involved with any other bands or musical projects?
- A crust black metal band called Rest, whose album will come out in November.
9.Where do you see the band heading into musically during the future?
- As long as we are doing what we love, we just hope the band is going to have a bright long future in front it.
10.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?
- We listen to many metal genres, as far as black metal is concerned, we are inspired by some classic bands such as Dissection, Anorexia Nervosa, darkthrone or emperor, and modern bands like deafheaven or wolves in the throne room.
11.What are some of your non musical interests?
12.Before we wrap up this interview, do you have any final words or thoughts?
- Wither like a frail rose, forsaken in a desert of thorns....