Age Of Woe

Age Of Woe

Summon: How did the band get started?

Gonzo: As all love stories it started a drunken night in a dark alley of Hising Island in Gothenburg!



Summon: What kind of music do you play?

Gonzo: Death/crust/doom metal



Summon: How has the fan response been?

Gonzo: Its been great! We did 2 European tours on the 7” we released in 2011 and we had a blast!



Summon: Where did the band name come from?

Gonzo: Well it´s a not so well known quote from Ghandi



Summon: Introduce the band members and what they do in the band.

Sonny – Vox

Martin – Guitar

Gonzo – Guitar

Sven – Drums

Andre – Bass



Summon: Who writes the music? Lyrics?

Gonzo: We all write everything together.



Summon: And where do the lyric ideas come from?

Gonzo: From living in a mad and irrational world



Summon: What is your view in Satanism and Occultism?

Gonzo: I don’t give a shit about any religion, Although I like Satan as a symbol. In the bible he is the one who defies God in the pursuit off free will. Although he is not real, kinda like the smurfs!



Summon: How many albums/CD’s have you released?

Gonzo; We are releasing our first album called INHUMANFORM in may 31st



Summon: Tell me about some the songs on the latest CD?

Gonzo; The music for this album was recorded live in an 18th century estate in the Swedish countryside!



Summon: Do you have any side projects?

Gonzo: No Hawaii,Wefring, Bastard Grave and Exhale to name a few!



Summon: Who are some of your musical influences?

Gonzo: Portishead, Led Zeppelin, Entombed, His Hero is Gone….



Summon: What is the band like when you play live?

Gonzo: Super tight and total mayhem!



Summon: Have you guys ever played in another country?

Gonzo: Age of Woe has played in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany and Poland



Summon: How big of crowd shows up at shows usually?

Gonzo: Between 50 – 200 people



Summon: How is the crowd response when you play?

Gonzo: First they think were crazy and then they join the madness! They are the best!



Summon: What do you think of the US Black Metal/Death Metal scene?

Gonzo: Well i personally am not that in to metal. But Brutal Truth kicks ass!!!



Summon: What do you think of the Overseas scenes?

Gonzo: Well i think that most metal nowadays is overproduced. Both in America and in Europe.  What happened to bands who just go into a studio and just play the fucking songs?



Summon: What are some of new favorite black metal/death metal bands?

Gonzo: Like i said, most modern metal is total BS. Some of the heaviest thing I’ve ever seen on a stage is Woven Hand!



Summon: When do you guys plan on writing any new material?

Gonzo: This fall!



Summon: What does the future hold for the band??

Gonzo: Well The Album is coming out on may 31st and were going to have a big release party in Gothenburg! After that we will do a European tour in July and some more touring this fall! So check out website for tour dates!





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