Thursday, March 15, 2018

Revenant Dead


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Revenant Dead - Interview A's 

What's your names?
West, Theo, Ayd and Corey

Where are you from?

The UK.

Tell us how your journey has been from your beginnings until now.

West; It's been...interesting, to say the least.
Theo; I was inspired by a girl in primary school to learn drums. She performed and I thought it was amazing hearing live drums played well.
Corey; I started playing bass in High School for a few friends who wanted to start a band. I was very into Thrash and Glam Metal so the music that we tried to play was a weird mix. I decided to be self taught after having a few lessons as the teacher didn't now how to teach a bass player.

Tell us about your musical style, influences, ...

West; My main influences have been people like Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin, and anyone I find interesting.
Theo; Drummers: Lars Ulrich, Joey Jordinson, Chad Smith, Mike Wengren, Dave Lombardo, John Otto, Travis Barker, Matthew McDonough, Dave Grohl, Justin Foley, Mike Portnoy, Chris Adler, Vinnie Paul, Andy Foley, Mike Portnoy, Chris Adler, Vinnie Paul, Andy Gangadeen, Jazz drumming, Reggae drumming, Trip hop drumming and funk/fusion.
Synth/Computer: Prodigy, Pendulum, The Streets, In Flames, Rammstein, Disturbed, Korn, Limp Bizkit, Chvrches, Aphex Twin, Massive Attack, Mushroomhead.
Ayd; Disturbed, Rammstein, Industrial rock, stuff like that.
Corey; My all-time idol is Andrew WK. His entire outlook and persona is a huge inspiration to me and to become a musician. My influences as a bassist are Reggie 'Fieldy' Arvizu (Korn), Nikki Sixx (Motley Crue), Alex Webster (Cannibal Corpse), Gene Simmons (KISS), Piggy D (Rob Zombie), Rune Nielson (Black Tongue), Paul Gray (Slipknot), Jason Netherton (Dying Fetus), Oliver Reidel (Rammstein).


What has been your last project?

West; A cover of the Nine Inch Nails song 'Hurt' (https://youtu.be/a9Fn-W-g5JY ) and our latest album Heroes Without Villains.
And the next thing you have planned?
Theo; Writing new music with our new bass player.

Upcoming concerts, events ....

Ayd; Battle of the bands for Bloodstock March 22ndat The Anvil, Birmingham (https://en-gb.facebook.com/thehammerandtheanvilbirmingham/)

Links of interest?

Theo; www.northernmonkbrewco.com my new favourite beer!
Corey; https://www.instagram.com/blackmassattireuk/ My brand new clothing brand


What's else?
Corey; I currently attended BIMM (British and Irish Institute of Modern Music) Birmingham in Digbeth, studying Music Business.
Theo:I recorded the last album with electric drums and multi sampled (recorded) my real drum kit and cymbal sounds and then used the midi I recorded with the electric drums to trigger the recorded samples.
Ayd: Did you know, if the universe is infinite, then this has already happened multiple times over? We meet again.
West; 'One day' will be everyday, someday.

(Our albums are also up on YouTube for streaming);

Revenant Dead - Heroes Without Villains: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBLc2D-2CcLScRGsau9WThAHZgJ5xiuX3

Revenant Dead - 2 Evils: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBLc2D-2CcLQKHWjFfFnPg4swhlXg772o


Revenant Dead - I.R.M.: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBLc2D-2CcLQ4fQU_BMhHLCMZWwaYc74Z


Revenant Dead - Covers: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBLc2D-2CcLQUEoEMNsRhKT7fNVq0w6c2


And, of course, our social media;

Website: http://www.revenantdead.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/revenantdead1/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RevenantDead