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CRY OF THE WOLF MAGAZINE INTERVIEW WITH CARPATHIA

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CRY OF THE WOLF MAGAZINE INTERVIEW WITH CARPATHIA

When your local metal scene conjures about it's own female fronted progressive metal band, Cry Of the Wolf Magazine just had to know more.



Who came up with the name? Our Bassist Andrew  describe your writing process. Is it one person with a riff or a team effort?
It's 80% our guitarist or bassist coming up with a riff and 20% team effort  How has the New England scene treated the band?
Wicked good kehd. Hah. Our bassist is actually from NC but he fits in quite well. The scene has been like family to us, and we hope they view us in the same way. 
 Female fronted metal and symphonic metal bands have exploded on the scene, especially from Europe. What do you attribute to the rising success of these bands as well as your own? People who love heavy music however also enjoy more variety of vocal style and more of a progressive approach, can really appreciate our style of music. 
Social media: positive or negative as it relates to your band

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CRY OF THE WOLF INTERVIEW WITH VIRTUAL SYMMETRY

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CRY OF THE WOLF INTERVIEW WITH VIRTUAL SYMMETRY
Can you give us a run down of the writing process for the band Sure! The songwriting process always begins with an individual improvisation (a bass line, a vocal melody, a keyboard/guitar harmonic cycle or an epic theme), presented to the whole band, or a full-band jam. The best ideas get refined and arranged for all the instruments, including vocals, in the most natural and spontaneous way for every member. When we're satisfied by the result we get to writing the lyrics, meticulously working on any possible arrangement improvement. Only when everything suits to the goals we wanted to reach, we head to the recording studio. who came up with the name? Our name was an early idea of our guitarist and founder Valerio, it stands for that balance which stands out of the physical part of life, a more mental, emotional and if you wish spiritual balance in the life of each and everyone of you. And we aim for reaching that concept through our mu…

CRY OF THE WOLF INTERVIEW WITH STEVE HANDEL FROM SEVENTH CALLING

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CRY OF THE WOLF INTERVIEW WITH STEVE HANDEL FROM SEVENTH CALLING

Steve Handel-Lead Guitar/Vocals
Mike Walters-Bass Guitar/Vocals
Chad Pliska-Drums/Vocals

Discography:

Monuments (2007) - Melissa Records 
Prelude to Madness (2009) – Heaven and Hell Records 
Epidemic (2010) - Heaven and Hell Records 
Battle Call (2016) – Independent Release







What is the scene like in South Dakota?

Busy. A lot of clubs. Every style.


What is new with SEVENTH CALLING

We are working on new material. Currently shows are on hold while our bass player recovers (more on that later) Promoting Battle call. We played those songs for two years before we recorded the battle call album


How would you describe your music to someone who hasn't yet heard it?

cross between traditional metal and thrash. like Priest, Metal Church.With hints of other bands. I would like to say we play a unique style of heavy metal.



Who writes the songs within the band?


Everyone does their own thing. If it is a solid idea then we go with it. I probably…

CRY OF THE WOLF REVIEW OF MARITA "ROUGH STUFF"

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CRY OF THE WOLF REVIEW OF MARITA "ROUGH STUFF"


This is pure rock and roll that harkens back to the glory days of the 80's. Those golden days of spandex nights and hair sprayed nights. When the innocence of our very world seemed to never end and paradise was just a flock of seagulls away. This album is full of those rocking riffs and sing able lyrics we all grew up. Those perfect albums that you could dance to and rock out to.

      Marita has this charisma and charm that speak of good times, rock and roll, and rough stuff. The production is perfectly in sync with her vocal style and features some killer guitar shredding. This is get up and dance or thrash your room music. Danceable yet dangerous on so many levels.  "Bikini Cleopatra" and "Cuff Me" are two stand out tracks. 
     Just great rock and roll. But just when you think your sinking in to a predictable pattern, along comes a song like "Let Me Go" which features a dark and foreboding ly…

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CRY OF THE WOLF INTERVIEW WITH MIDNIGHT PROPHECY

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CRY OF THE WOLF INTERVIEW WITH MIDNIGHT PROPHECY
Who came up with the name?
That would be Pete. After a long time struggling with names we started thinking about themes, darkness is a general theme in metal and prophecies or tales of occultism and foresight often make for the best stories, so that's where it comes from. One day Pete came out with it and we were all "Yes!" In agreement.
Describe your writing process. Does everyone contribute?
Our process for writing varies most of the time, a good 90% of our songs are musically cowritten between members but more recently there's been more ideas coming out of Chris with the odd bit here and there from someone else. It mostly depends on who has the time to put their ideas to paper music wise. Lyrically everything is written by Craig, with perhaps a line here and there from someone else if Craig likes it.
 Are there any subjects you won’t write about?
We'd like to say we'd never write a song regarding love …

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CRY OF THE WOLF MAGAZINE INTERVIEW with CRAIG WELLS AND JAMES THORLEY OF ATLAS

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CRY OF THE WOLF MAGAZINE INTERVIEW with CRAIG WELLS AND JAMES THORLEY OF ATLAS


1. How did the band start?
James: The band came together during the late summer of 2016. I had put together about 5 keyboard demos that would form the basis of the EP that we are currently recording now. My initial idea was to write a handful of melodic rock songs that took influence from some of my favourite bands from the 80s/90s, such as Toto, Journey, Mr Big and even some progressive acts like Genesis. I later brought on Howie Little (guitars) and Christian Redfearn (bass) to help refine my demos into a fully fleshed out band project, which then resulted in the recruitment of Craig Wells on vocals.
2. Who came up with the name?
James: I had come up with name near the start of the demoing process. I was writing the music under the working title of 'Atlas project' and the name 'Atlas' kind of stuck from that. I prefer shorter syllable names that are easy to remember and roll of the tongue, s…

CRY OF THE WOLF MAGAZINE INTERVIEW WITH JEN JANET OF BLIND REVISION

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CRY OF THE WOLF MAGAZINE INTERVIEW WITH JEN JANET OF BLIND REVISION





Tell us a little about the start of the band.

Three of our band members met at college and started jamming. We didn’t sound anything like we do now, but we decided to enter a battle of the bands competition in Boston. It was technically our first show playing together, so we weren’t expecting much. But then we won first place, and we decided to keep going and write songs together. Over time we had a few lineup changes, and we met our other two members through mutual friends. But we’ve been playing together now with this current lineup for almost two years and we are very happy with what we’ve accomplished thus far. We are not only a band, but we are good friends as well. We recently went on tour together and it was a great feeling to be able to do that with people you love hanging out with.

who writes the songs?
It’s a collaborative effort. Usually one of the guitarists will think of a riff or part of a song and show it…