pátek 14. července 2017

Few questions – interview with death metal band from Brazil - ESCARNNIA.



Few questions – interview with death metal band from Brazil - ESCARNNIA.

Answered Ismael Santana.

Ave, can you introduce your band to our readers? – When was it founded and what style of music do you play , etc.?

Ismael Santana: ESCARNNIA is formed by Ismael Santana (vocalist and guitarist), Valber Sousa (guitarist), Natanael dos Santos( bass) and Samuel dos Santos (drummer).The band started in mid-2012 in the city of Palmas in Tocantins, our sound comes from the roots of traditional death metal where our great influences come.

Where and under what conditions were you recording the new album? Who was in charge of sound, production and mastering?

Ismael Santana: We recorded in Sumaré (São Paulo), in Lamparina’ studio. The recording and mastering was done by Tiago Hospede guitarist from WORST‘s band .


How many copies were released and which medium was used for this new edition (CD, digital, vinyl, cassette)?

Ismael Santana: Were relesead 500 copies at the moment, and we are providing on digital platforms like spotify.

Who is the author of the lyrics and how were they created and about what do the lyrics deal with? 

Ismael Santana: All lyrics were written by me Ismael Santana, in our songs we talked about the daily life and about how the world indignations about a religion that they took and also about the evil of wars.


Who created the logo of the band, and who took care of the graphics and the website? What about you and social networks? Do you consider these things important? 

Ismael Santana: I created the name ESCARNNIA and our bass player Natanael dos Santos created the logo design, Patricia Vera has been with people since the beginning of the band as an agent and producer and she who covers our social networks through INFO MUSIC EXPRESS, and SANGUE FRIO PRODUÇÕES has entered our team to strengthen even more. I consider these things extreme importance for the band because is where it promotes all the news and concerts about us and bring more attention to the band.

Which label did you choose for releasing your album and why this label? Are you satisfied by how your label represents you and takes care about you?

Ismael Santana: A CLASSIC METAL RECORDS came to us and proposed to be the label of our band and this partnership is generating great repercussion and we are very satisfied with the results and an example of this is our sound that arrived to you, rsrs


Which bands do you idolise and where do you get your inspiration?

Ismael Santana: Our inspirations come from 90’s bands like as DEATH, OBITUARY, MORBID ANGEL and SEPULTURA, our essence comes from the traditional metal.

Did you send your record to some Labels - which are the labels? How was the response?

Ismael Santana: We already has a label here in Brazil, but we sent the record for Great sites and magazines to review our album Humanity Isolated, a featured and the renowned magazine Roadie crew‘s magazine renowned in Brazil and worldwide rated with 8.5 rating, for everyone who sent our material the repercussion was very satisfactory.


How many gigs have you played? Which type of gigs do you prefer, whether it's (clubs or festivals) and which of your performances would you consider as the best? 

Ismael Santana: We have already done a lot of shows in the course of 2012 so far, we do not have the exact amount, we prefer to play in festivals in order to meet new audiences, our best performance was certainly in Tendencies rock festival of 2015 in our city, where the opportunity To record our album came from, we opened for the band WORST the members of this band liked our sound too much and the guitarist Tiago Hospede invited us to record 10 tracks in the Lamparina Studio in São Paulo.

What about your plans for the future? What do you want to achieve with the band?

Ismael Santana: We are organizing our first tour, our plans are focused on the release of our first album and we intend to be recognized by the world, we are working for it.

How and where can your fans contact you? Can you provide some contact information?

Ismael Santana: Through our fanpage on facebook (https://www.facebook.com/Escarnnia/) and by SANGUE FRIO PRODUÇÕES.

Thanx for the interview.

Ismael Santana: We thank a lot for the interview and for the space of publicity, thank you very much it was an honor for us, stay metal!!!