Tygers of Pan Tang interview with Robb Weir

Tygers of Pan Tang Interview, March 15 2019.As most readers know, 130dB is organizing a NWOBHM Top 50 in the spring of 2019. Because of the 40th anniversary. Therefore 130dB is approaching a number of bands that meant something to this movement. Tygers of Pan Tang for example. We ask…

Project Pain

Interview, February 1, 2019   Project Pain released one of the best Dutch Thrash albums in 2018. Brothers in Blood ended as far as I am concerned in the top 10 best Dutch metal albums of 2018. We spoke with guitarist Guido den Hoed and asked about his metal past.…

Cor Scorpii

Interview, August 27, 2018 130dB is very impressed by the new album "Ruin" of the Norwegian band Cor Scorpii. We were allowed to do an interview with the vocalist of the band Thomas Øvstedal. But before we start, first a short history lesson. Cor Scorpii actually started as a project of…

Euphoreon

Interview, July 16, 2018 Euphoreon started in 2009 as a solo hobby project by Matt Summerville from New Zealand. He recorded a home demo and since he knew no other musicians, he took on the vocals as well. After the demo "Before the Blackend Sky" received positive feedback, he worked…

Hoth

Interview, June 20th, 2018 Last week (June 15) was the release of the third album by the American band Hoth. What a beautiful album! 130 dB needed to know more about that. We talked to Eric Peters about his influences and the new album. But first, a short introduction of the…

Altars of Grief

Interview, June 3rd 2018 This week I heard "Iris" for the first time, the second album by Altars of Grief. What a cool album !!! So beautiful. As far as I am concerned, one of the best so far in 2018! I needed to know more about this. I asked…

Coldbound

Interview: May, 29th 2018 Because of the release of the album "The Gale", we talked with Pauli Souka from Coldbound. Pauli plays on the album guitar, bass, vocals and keyboards. And was responsible for all the composing, production and layout. First a short introduction of the band. Coldbound is a…

Nox Aeterna

Interview: May, 27th 2018 We asked Arnold Boukes, guitarist and vocalist from Nox Aeterna, some questions about the band and his personal taste. Find out which record he bought on a school trip and which video influenced his Heavy Metal taste the most! The band.  - The band exists since…

Interview with a focus on background and preferences

I have been reading interviews for years. Some are nice, others less. Sometimes you notice that the musician gives some standard answers. This can be caused, among other things, by the fact that the musician receives standard questions. These interviews are often boring to read. Yet an interview is the…

Earthgrave

Interview: May, 16th 2018 We asked some "band- and personal taste" questions to Earthgrave. A new band from Finland. The first single, Torn from the Void, impressed us! The vocalist and guitarist from the band, Tuomas Virtanen, answers the questions. Find out which album made a massive impression on him and…