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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Fullmoon Cult Interview

1.For those that have never heard of you before, can you tell us a little bit about the band?
The band formed in 2013 in Ptolemaida,Greece from Chaos Kommando and Askalaphos after the death of Olethros and the uncertain future of
Dark Messiah.(The motive to handle Askalaphos the guitar was the death of Olethros.The songs that were written that period didn’t fit on D. M.,so Fullmoon Cult was created.)

2.Recently you where a apart of a split, can you tell us a little bit more about the musical direction you went for on your side of the recording?
As a band we are influenced from 90’s Black Metal and with D.M. we couldn’t play this style.It is something that expresses us.

3.What are some of the lyrical topics and subjects you have explored so far with your music?
The lyrics are based on skepticism, mythology and animal instincts(that were hidden inside us)

4.What is the meaning and inspiration behind the name 'Fullmoon Cult'?
The metaphorical transformation of man to animal(wolf) and animal instincts that human nature externalize.

5.Can you tell us a little bit more about the artwork that is presented on the album cover?
It is inspired from an old engraving that depict a werewolf.For us it symbolizes the man that oppose.

6.Has the band had any opportunities to do any live shows yet?
No.We are not thinking live shows for the moment.

7.Very little information can be found about the band online, is this intentional?
We are not into social media.We are focus only on our music.

8.You also did an 'Impaled Nazarene'cover', what was the decision behind doing your own version of one of their songs?
It was a band that Olethros adored and we want it, to pay a tribute with the cover.

9.Recently you where a part of a split with 'Doden Grotte', what are your thoughts on the other band that had participated on the recording?
Honoured to share the split with a band like Doden Grotte.We liked their style.

10.The split was released on 'Askio Productions', can you tell us a little bit more about this label?
Askio Prod. was created in order to promote the local bands.Despite the fact that  it’s a small underground label, it helps a lot the bands.

11.On a worldwide level how has the reaction been to your music by fans of black metal?
We are not into social media and as far as we are informed by Askio Prod. the split got positive feedback from the black metal fans.

12.When can we expect a full length and also where do you see the band heading into musically during the future?
We have some tracks ready.Hope next year to recorded.We don’t like to planning things.We act from our inspiration.

13.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?
Alastor:Finnish B.M.,Sargeist,Gorgoroth,Funeral Mist.
Chaos Kommando:War Metal,and 90’s B.M.(Marduk,Blasphemy,Revenge)
Askalaphos:Satanic Warmaster,Marduk,Judas Iscariot,Sargeist,Windir and 90’s B.M.

14.Does Satanism or Occultism play any role in the music?
Satanism does not play any role in our music because we do not believe in any religion or dogma that is created by human.

15.Before we wrap up this interview, do you have any final words or thoughts?
Thank you for the opportunity to tell few things about the band…We hope everyone who will listen the split, to be satisfied by both bands.

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