Everyone knows Fleshgod Apocalypse for their trademark mix of brutal death metal and beautiful symphonic melodies. But how they mix these different styles of music flawlessly is what makes them illimitable. And the fact that they keep improving with every album makes them even better. Fleshgod Apocalypse fans are definitely feeling the anticipation with the nonstop sharing of new songs being released. Is Fleshgod Apocalypse the band of 2013? They quite possibly may be.
On August 16th, Fleshgod Apocalypse will release their new masterpiece Labyrinth. Labyrinth is a superior spectacle filled with orchestral elements and vigorous technicality. Saying this album is great is an understatement; saying it’s essential to listen to has more truth. In support for this album, Fleshgod Apocalypse is supporting Wintersun on their headlining North America tour. It looks like Fleshgod Apocalypse is going to have another busy couple of years.
The Age of Metal had a chance to speak with lead vocalist and guitarist Tommaso Riccardi. In the interview, we talk about Ricardi’s thoughts about the new album, the lyrical concept surrounding the Greek myth about the Minotaur, their evolving sound, their work with producer Stefano Morabito, their upcoming tour with Wintersun, and his favorite tour moments.