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Summon: How did the band get started?

Baphometh: Necrolepsy was formed by our guitarist Asmodeus and I (Baphometh) joined in later.



Summon: What kind of music do you play?

Baphometh: Our band is a brutal death metal grindcore band but we also have an essence of thrash metal in it. Our lyrics are mainly based on brutality, torture, sadism etc.



Summon: How has the fan response been?

Baphometh: Well we live in a city where the metal scene is in its infant stages so only a little number of people actually know that Necrolepsy exists.



Summon: Where did the band name come from?

Baphometh: The name was given by my blood brother Asmodeus. It was basically the result of listening to too much of Necrophagist haha.



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

Baphometh: Asmodeus does the guitars and drum programming as and I handle the vocal.



Summon: Who writes the music? Lyrics?

Baphometh: Well we both do and decide which one is actually worth creating a song with.



Summon: And where do the lyric ideas come from?

Baphometh: From old school horror movies and the serial killings and brutality we see in the society. Reality is more horrifying than nightmares.



Summon: What is your view in Satanism and Occultism?

Baphometh: To me, satanism is a gimmick but occultism is something that I’ll always support.



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

Baphometh: We have released our debut EP Exhibition of Mutilated Apparatus last month and we also have a single Melted Human Cadaver releasing in a compilation of Jarred Cacophony Records.



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

Baphometh: There are 5 songs on the EP. The first one is Rape The Queen, Break the Throne and the last one is an instrumental. The other three defines extreme brutality.



Summon: Do you have any side projects?

Baphometh: I handle the vocals on two other bands Nordic Shadows (Death Metal) and Najayez (Black Metal).



Summon: Who are some of your musical influences?

Baphometh: As a kid I was always influenced by Rob Halford and Corpsegrinder.



Summon: Which current bands?

Baphometh: Bands like Cytotoxin, Pathology, Cattle Decapitation and Cannibal Corpse has and epoch influence in our music.



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

Baphometh: We haven’t played live yet but will be doing soon in some underground gigs.



Summon: Have you guys ever played in another country?

Baphometh: Haha! Not yet!



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

Baphometh: The crowd here is really supportive and our underground scene is going through a massive change.



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

Baphometh: Well we grew up listening to US bands so yes they have a great influence on us.



Summon: What do you think of the Overseas scenes?

Baphometh: I get to hear many awesome bands everyday and they emerge from places I’d never imagine. Well obviously the metal scene is ever evolving and wont be the same after a couple of years.



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

Baphometh: Cytotoxin, Decapitated, Cryptopsy and obviously Cerebral Bore.



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

Baphometh: Yes we’ll start writing for our full length album pretty soon.



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

Baphometh: Necrolepsy is the result of our hard work and love towards this genre. Our aim is to create a firm spot in the metal scene around the world. Ave!






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