Friday, 11 January 2019

Interview with SuperBeast{Japanese death/thrash} done by Patrick posted on 1-11-19

Interview with SuperBeast done by Patrick

1.Hello how are things going in Japan  this week?Please introduce yourself to the readers?
 Valan: I am Valan. vocals and drums. Ganzz: I am Ganzz. Guitarrist. I am playing bass in recording. Now Japan is making noise among governments with the Korean Navy Radar Irradiation Incident.

2.When did you first start listening to thrash and death metal music and who were the first bands you discovered?Who are some of your  current favorite bands in the scene today?
 First thing I listened to the Thrash metal was Metallica's Master of puppets in 1992. I listened to Death Metal first in Deceide's Legion in 1992.  Although it is not a scene today, Paneta, Slayer, Emperor, Carcass, Danzig etc are respected from before. 

 3.When did you first meet the other members of the band and was it long before you all started SuperBeast?How would you best describe the bands music and who would you say are  SuperBeast's biggest influences?
 Ganzz and Valan (Younger Brother) brothers and began SuperBeast.  SuperBeast is Thrash / Death Metal band. More aggressive, speedy and melodic elements are included. As for the biggest influence, it is influenced by various bands and can not narrow down to one band. 

4.Dead World is the bands debut full length release how long did it take the band to write the music for the debut?Does the whole band take part in the writing process or does one member write everything?
 Dead World took 6 months including song writing and recording.  To be precise, I released a full length album Hateful in 2011.  The writing process first writes riffs by Ganzz. Then Valan joined to make up the whole.

5.Who usually handles writing the lyrics for the band and what are some subjects written about on the debut?
All the lyrics are written by Valan.

 6.I believe Dead World  is a digital release right now are their any plans to do a physical release in 2019? If yes do you have any idea when it might be availible?
I'd like to release the CD version. I would like to release it soon if there is a label that will release. 

7.Besides the upcoming  release does the band have any other merchandise currently available for the readers to buy?If yes what is available and where can the readers buy it?
Hateful (2011) A New Future - EP (2017) has been digitally released in ITunes, Amazon music and others. Other merchandise will be made from now.

8.Does  SuperBeast like to perform live or do you prefer working in the studio?What have been some of the bands most memorable shows so far?
I like live performers rather than working in the studio. Since I do not have the most memorable show, I will make it now. 

9.Are their any tours or shows planned in 2019 in support of the debut release?If yes where will the band be playing and who are some bands you will be sharing the stage with?
I am planning a Japan tour in 2019.  With the offer we are ready to go anywhere.

10.When you need to take a break from working on new music and band business what do you like to do in your  free time?
Valan: I am doing strength training and boxing.

11.SuperBeast  comes out of Japan's death,thrash metal scene what are your thoughts of the metal scene in Japan?
 I feel that there are too few bands that can work worldwide. It is too bad that the girls metal band is popular.

12.Who are your all-time favorite Japanese bands and are their any new bands you feel the readers should check out  soon?
I do not like Japanese bands very much. Readers are encouraged to check out SuperBeast.

13.Besides working in  SuperBeast do you or any of the other members currently work with any other bands or solo projects?
I have not done anything. Now the goal is to make SuperBeast successful.

14.Besides Metal do you or any of the members currently listen to any other underground styles of music? If yes what are your favorite genres and who are some artists and bands you enjoy?
I do not listen to much underground music other than metal.

15.Besides music we are huge movie fans here do you enjoy watching movies? If yes  what is your favorite movie genre?
I like watching movies. I often see horror, action, suspense, adventure movies.

16.What are your all-time favorite movies and what are some of your current favorite movies?
Maniac Cop, Duel, The Car, Mad Max, Halloween, ted

17.Do you have any favorite actresses and actors that you like to watch? Are their any directors that you enjoy watching the most?
Margot Robbie, Amanda Seyfried, John Carpenter

18.Thank you  for taking the time to fill this interview out do you have any final words for the readers?
Yes! Please check Dead World by all means. I would be happy if everyone likes it. Please support Superbeast!