CRUENTA LACRYMIS (for A Different Shade Of Black Metal Zine)


Interview was prepared by OccultBlackMetal (A Different Shade Of Black Metal Zine)

1. For those that have never heard of you before, can you tell us a little bit about the band?
The band was founded in September 2012 by the guitarist Daniele, drummer Teo and bassist Erika. The initial idea was to create a similar product of Cradle Of Filth and Dimmu Borgir, very important bands for Cruenta LaCrymis' influences.
Daniele and Teo produce the material in a short time - in the studio of the guitarist were mixed aggressive riffs and melodic idea, together with concept of symphonic and horror.
In this moment the band must take a voice that would give meaning for the project.
After a various selection finally Elena joined the band. Elena offers a more personal style for Cruenta LaCrymis, also writing stronger lyrics.

2. So far you have released a full length and a demo, how would you describe the musical sound that is presented on both of the recordings?
The sound wants to be dark,melodic, powerful and aggressive.

3. What are some of the lyrical topics and subjects the band explores with the music?
Text feed on violent and painful sensations, mental states of complex magma indefinite.

4. What is the meaning and inspiration behind the name 'Cruenta Lacrymis'?
Cruenta LaCrymis is undefined words,inspired a work of Dario Argento, cult Italian horror director. Is a Latin language modified, it means “Tears of blood”.

5. What are some of the best shows that the band ha splayed so far and also how would you describe your stage performance?
Best live at Padova Metal Fest (August 2014), support to Nightrage (July 2014), support Frantic Amber (September 2014), support Necrodeath (January 2015), support to Dark Lunacy (February 2015).
The show wants to be visual and musical power, trying to involve the public!

cruenta lacrymis - band6. Do you have any touring or show plans for the new album?
We're planning a promo tour in Italy for "Sweetness and blasphemy", with the intention to perform in other countries!

7. On a worldwide level how has the feedback been to your music by fans of symphonic black and death metal?
The album has just been released, but it seems to have a good response!

8. Are any of the band members also involved with any other bands or musical projects these days?
Erika plays bass with Cellulite Star, punk rock female Italian band.

9. Where do you see the band heading into musically during the future?
We will try even more dark and violent sonority,trying to maintain modernity in the sound and composition

10. What are some of the bands or musical styles that have had an influence on your music and also what are you listening to nowadays?
Cradle of filth,Dimmu Borgir,Arch Enemy,Moonspel,Dark Lunacy,Slayer .

11. Does Occultism play any role in your music?
Only a small part.

12. What are some of your non musical interests?
Drink, sex and rock’n roll!!!!!!

13. Before we wrap up this interview, do you have any final words or thoughts?
We thank those who are working for us with passion and all the fans who support us in Live and the Web.


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