If you are one of those nerds who wants to know more about a band or an artist than just their records, then our interviews are right your thing! We feature an interview every week by a different artist and from a different genre. Every once in a while we also feature a lengthy interview with a musical hero from the past. Furthermore you can also find some shorter interviews we did for our specials here! And now - enjoy and read, what some amazing artists have to say!

  • Interview with Norna

    29 Aug 2021 - Knut

    Norna, the new and devastatingly punishing outfit with members from Breach, Ølten and The Old Wind, will release their debut album via Vinter Records this fall. Today we premiere the first track from the upcoming album Star Is Way Way Is Eye together with an interview with the band.

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  • Interview with Pil & Bue

    22 Aug 2021 - Knut

    This week, Knut spoke with Norwegian Rock-act Pil & Bue and found out a lot about the band’s sound, the latest record and why they want to enter the studio twice more within the next 16 months!

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  • Interview with Thy Catafalque

    15 Aug 2021 - Thorsten

    Thy Catafalque is one of the fore-runners of a global movement towards a form of Black Metal that focuses on the regional aspects of the music. The sole mastermind behind it, Tamás Kátai gave us some time to find out more about him and his project.

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  • Unsung Heroes No. 4 - Joseph E. Martinez

    08 Aug 2021 - Thorsten

    Interviewing people can sometimes be a hard job, when the person interviewed is not as responsive as you would have wished for. Junius’ mastermind Joseph E. Martinez is the complete opposite!

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  • Interview with Årabrot

    01 Aug 2021 - Thorsten

    We had the pleasure to do a video interview with one of those bands that are the most difficult to categorize - Årabrot! To nobody’s surprise, it was such an easy and fun interview, one of the nicest ones we have done so far, enjoy!

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  • Interview with Lòdz

    25 Jul 2021 - Sebastian

    For the Post.Lyon festival a few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to chat with Erik and Eric from Lòdz.

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  • Interview with Black Flak And The Nightmare Fighters

    18 Jul 2021 - Thorsten

    Black Flak And The Nightmare Fighters are a band that means a lot to everyone at Veil of Sound and of course we had to do an interview with them about their new record Ad Meliora which will be released this week on July 22nd! We talked with them, we laughed with them and don’t miss the nerdy moment between McKay and Thorsten talking about some “wild life”!

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  • Interview with Zement

    11 Jul 2021 - Thorsten

    A few days ago we premiered the new video for Franconian Neo-Krautrock-band Zement and the hilariously funny video just blew us away. Reason enough to talk with the band about the video, their new record and more!

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  • Interview with Planning For Burial

    04 Jul 2021 - Thorsten

    Planning For Burial is one of those “bands’ bands” - acts that influence other people so much that they start playing and writing music themselves. There are quite a few of these bands in musical history - the Kinks or Depeche Mode but also Devo or McLusky. Planning For Burial is another one. Question remains - how?

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  • Unsung Heroes No. 3 - James Plotkin

    27 Jun 2021 - Thorsten

    We are honored to have one of the most influential mastering engineers of our time for our third installment of the Unsung Heroes-series. If we add that he was in two bands whose influence cannot be overstated this is even better!

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  • Interview with Asphodel Wine

    20 Jun 2021 - Thorsten

    When two great musicians from great bands meet some magic can happen. So did it happen with Asphodel Wine who are about to finish their second album.

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  • Interview with Ole C. Helstad (Sâver)

    13 Jun 2021 - Knut

    Olso’s Sâver are a powerhouse in international post-metal ever since they released their debut record through Pelagic in 2019. Our very own Norwegian Knut met up with Ole Christian Helstad to talk about Sâver and his role in the Norwegian scene.

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  • Interview with Where Mermaids Drown

    06 Jun 2021 - Thorsten

    This week we will, once again, do something different and offer you a video-interview instead of the regular written one - and who better for such a “premiere” here on VoS than French post-innovators Where Mermaids Drown?!

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  • Interview with Riah

    30 May 2021 - Thorsten

    Roughly two months ago, Italian Post-scene-Powerhouses Riah and Postvorta joined forces to release a mighty split. Reason enough for us to interview Riah!

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  • Unsung Heroes No. 2 - Josh Graham

    23 May 2021 - Thorsten

    For the second installment of our monthly series of interviews with frontrunners of the independent music scene, that are not mentioned often enough when talking about “the greats”, we had the pleasure of talking to Josh Graham, which many people first know as the mastermind behind the Neurosis visuals which were used in the middle phase of the Bay Area heroes.

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  • Interview with Outlander

    16 May 2021 - Thorsten

    Birmingham has “produced” some of the finest and most interesting bands and many of them rooted in the metal and doom songs that Black Sabbath gave birth to. Birmingham’s Outlander definitely have learned their share of Doom and will release a new record soon. Reason enough to talk with the band.

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  • Interview with J. Pede (Alkerdeel)

    09 May 2021 - Thorsten

    Talking to Jeroen Pede, the singer of notoriously unpredictable black metal band Alkerdeel, is like talking to an old friend, because he is always very welcoming, always has a smile on his face and is very easy to talk to. Jeroen is really knows a lot about metal, is highly knowledgeable and loves to talk about music. Every interviewer’s dream! Enjoy this ride into the history of and discussions about Black Metal!

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  • Interview with Raljarn

    02 May 2021

    Hailing from Russia, Raljarn offer a cold mix of styles incorporating everything from Post to Black Metal. We recently reviewed their debut album Practicing Death and also caught up with creator Dan Mikhalchenko to dig a little deeper into the concepts, music and process behind the record.

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  • Interview with M. van Valkenstijn (Mosaic)

    25 Apr 2021 - Thorsten

    It took Martin and me some time to get this done, but I think it turned out wonderfully and providing a lot of insight into a really thoughtful yet spontaneous and inspiring person.

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  • Interview with Isa Holliday (Slow Crush)

    19 Apr 2021 - Thorsten

    After a few technical problems, Isa of Slow Crush and me sat down to chat a bit about her band, herself and women in the rock world, the Belgian music scene, the end of Holy Roar Records and – of course – our quick question rounds as well.

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  • Unsung Heroes No.1 - Aaron D.C. Edge

    10 Feb 2021 - Thorsten

    Aaron D.C. Edge (Lumbar, Bible Black Tyrant, Himsa, Harkonen) might be one of the best-kept and yet most well-known secrets in the scene between Folk and Black-Metal as he was responsible for some of the most awesome hardcore of the early millennium, as well as an under-appreciated art director for Southern Lord Recordings. In his private life he is a cycling and running aficionado whose training ethos might shame a lot of professional athletes. So, without further ado, here is our first unsung hero: Aaron D.C. Edge!

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  • Interview with Post-Poned

    02 Apr 2020

    As the Lockdown comes closer everywhere, festivals and concerts are being cancelled left and right, the live music industry is collapsing within a second, the only remaining way to experience music first-hand (or second?) is to watch some live-music-streams. One imaginative example of how to bring live-music to the people is the Post-Poned-Series, a collaborative effort bringing you quality shows to your screen while you don’t have to be afraid of contacting the Cov’.

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  • Interview with Death.Void.Terror

    12 Dec 2019 - Thorsten

    As part of our special about the HUC we also spoke with Death.Void.Terror. Here is what one of the practitioners had to say.

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  • Interview with Dakhma

    12 Dec 2019 - Thorsten

    As part of our special about the HUV we also spoke with Dakhma. Here is what Kerberos had to say.

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  • Interview with Urgeist

    12 Dec 2019 - Thorsten

    As part of our special about the HUC with also interviewed Urgeist. Here is what he had to say.

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