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Nov 15

Max Kolesne of Krisiun checked in with The Age Of Metal

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Brazilian death metal trio Krisiun are back with their 8th studio album. The Great Execution, a 11 track masterpiece produced by not other than Andy Classen who has been their producer for many years now. The album is quite different at what Krisiun is used to do still powerful and brutal, but with more mid tempo variations on some of the songs, The album also presents a track featuring Joao Gordo of Ratos De Porao on vocals. A new vision by one of the must brutal death metal bands on the international scene today.

The Great Execution opens with The Will Potency a quite melodic track that shows the changes on the album right away, Blood Of Lions and The Great Execution are more straight forward tracks in Krisiun‘s musical tradition, brutal, fast & devastating. Descending Abomination presents itself as a more experimental track with a set of mid-tempos adjusted to the band’s style with impeccable results. The Extremist and Sword Of Orion are those kind of tracks that would pump your blood in the pit to break some skulls if they play them live

Overall. The Great Execution is a more experimental album that succeeds on showing the experience of a band like Krisiun, that can bend the rules and adapt new variations on their way to create death metal brutality. We had the great pleasure to talk with Max Kolesne drummer of Krisiun about the new album, its changes and the status of the band. This is what he told us:

Last week you released your 8th studio album The Great Execution, what can you tell us about the album

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How was the writing process for the great execution?

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This album is definitely different from its predecessor Southern Storm, what are the main differences between The Great Execution and your earlier release?

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What is your favorite track out of the new album?

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Krisiun decided to keep Andy Classen behind the board as producer, what is the quality that makes Andy a good producer for Krisiun? and how is the experience of working with him?

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How was the experience of working with Joao Gordo of Ratos De Porao, on the track Extinct Em Massa?

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Brazil has a long tradition in metal, bands like Sepultura, Ratos de Porao, even Angra, why do you think that Brazil is such of good cradle for metal, than any other country in South America?

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In your experience after more than 15 years in the metal scene, what is the advice that you can give to young bands out there, that wants to break into the metal scene?

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What do you think of the coöperation between Metallica & Lou Reed, on the album LULU?

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Any plans for touring next year?

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What is next for Krisiun?

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