Temple of Katharsis

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Summon: How did the band get started?

Hellmaster 666: First of all I want to thank you for that interview. The band start at the year 2011 by Hellmaster666(bass/vox) & Homados (guitars) as a project and later we became a really band.

 

 

Summon: What kind of music do you play?

Hellmaster 666: We play Black Metal music in the influence of Scandinavian scene and Hellenic too. .We play Black Metal music in the influence of Scandinavian scene and Hellenic too.

 

 

Summon: How has the fan response been?
Hellmaster 666: Very well. Our fans embrace our music and follow us in our live shows and that is great.

 

 

Summon: Where did the band name come from?

Hellmaster 666: The name Temple of katharsis came from my idea for the temple of the last state of human soul. I think its a classic and good name for a black metal band.

 

 

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

Hellmaster 666: I am Hellmaster 666 play bass and I sing also writer of lyrics and music. On guitars Homados writing music. We are 2 members now after the living of guitarist Αδης and for the lives we have session members for now.

 

 

Summon: Who writes the music? Lyrics?

Hellmaster 666: I write the lyrics and the music composed with Homados.

 

 

Summon: And where do the lyric ideas come from?

Hellmaster 666: The lyrics idea came from satanism, darkness, sorrow, chaos and death.

 

 

Summon: What is your view in Satanism and Occultism?

Hellmaster 666: Well I think both must be taken seriously. You see that nowadays people think that satanism and occultism are for fun. Big mistake and that must change. Deal with it!

 

 

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

Hellmaster 666: We have released 1 demo in year 2014 named “In the beginning” and 1 EP now in year 2016 named “Altar of death”.

 

 

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

Hellmaster 666: The songs in the altar of death talks about chaos mystery and death. Included 4 tracks of pure hellish 90’s black metal and the names of songs are: The birth of Infernal One, A Forest of Mysteries, Χαιρε νυχτα αιωνια and The snake of Chaos.

 

 

Summon: Do you have any side projects?

Hellmaster 666: Yes Homados plays as a secessionist in a heavy metal band called Hangover.

 

 

Summon: Who are some of your musical influences?

Hellmaster 666: Scandinavian monsters like Bathory, Watain, Marduk, Darkthrone, Dark Funeral and old Dimmu Borgir.

 

 

Summon: Which current bands?

Hellmaster 666: I think Gorgoroth or Watain and maybe Urgehal. Yes the style of bands like them.

 

 

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

Hellmaster 666: Not very big because we are an underground black metal band yet. Not over a 150 people.

 

 

Summon: Have you guys ever played in another country?

Hellmaster 666: No not yet but we want to.

 

 

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

Hellmaster 666: The response of crowd is very good  and I think that because most of our fans are diehard black metallers and they like the think that they see on the stage.

 

 

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

Hellmaster 666: I think that the USA have most death metal music and not black metal. Death metal bands like: Cannibal Corpse, Deicide, Dying Fetus, Six Feet Under and Suffocation approves that. But I like some of the USA Black scene. For example bands like: Wolves in the Throne Room, Von and Kult ov Azazel are very good bands.

 

 

Summon: What do you think of the Overseas scenes?

Hellmaster 666: Oh great scene and very blasphemous  brutal bands exist there. Love bands like Sarcofago and Blasphemy. Yeah true brutal stuff.

 

 

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

Hellmaster 666: New material will be released in that year and probably a split with other 2 maybe 3 bands from Here in Greece. Get out maybe September or October.

Will see…

 

 

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

Hellmaster 666: As I say above a split, live shows of course and in the nearly future a full-length.

 

 

 

 

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