RED HILLS (for Variety Of Death Zine)

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Interview was prepared by OccultBlackMetal (Variety Of Death Zine)

1. For those that have never heard of you before, can you tell us a little bit about the band?
Red Hills has existed since 2009, playing in the style of melodic death metal. During the existence played a lot of gigs, published a Pleasure Of Destruction album with support from label Metal Scrap Records ( Currently, a team site and will soon be launched, but now you can get acquainted with our group photo on the pages:
Kirill Boyko - guitar
Dmitriy Vinogradov - guitar
Anatoliy Kolumba - vocals
Sergey Mits - drums
Artyom Adamenko – bass

2. Recently you have released a new album, how would you describe the musical sound that is presented on the recording?
Old School melodic death metal, I think it will be the correct name of our sound.

3. The band has been around since 2009 but this is the first album, can you tell us a little bit more about what was going on during that time?
The band’s road was long and challenging. The frequent change of the band’s composition gave no chance to work to the full extent. But it is a thing of the past. In spring 2013 Red Hills became a fully enlarged band.

4. What are some of the lyrical topics and subjects the band explores with the music?
Lyrics based on the story of the social problems of our society and the problems of a specific person in our society.

5. What is the meaning and inspiration behind the name 'Red Hills'?
It’s that simple. The red mine spoil piles i.e. hills (hence the name “Red Hills”) are the main feature of the Donetsk Region landscape. They are scattered around this coal mining area of Ukraine.

red hills band6. What are some of the best shows that the band has played over the years and also how would you describe your stage performance?
We have not played at big festivals, concerts of those that played the best was at the club kunderbunt. Our stage performance can be described as an explosion of positive emotions with the public

7. Do you have any touring or show plans for the new release?
Yes there is, we plan to tour in the fall.

8. On a worldwide level how has the feedback been to your music by fans of melodic death metal?
Difficult to say, I think will be satisfied with our music, but we'll see time will tell.

9. Where do you see the band heading into musically during the future?
It will be skillful and promising group invariably plays melodic death metal and popular in the world.

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?
Great influence on the style group had Dark Tranquillity, At the Gates, In Flames, Kalmah, Insomnium, Children of Bodom, Norther. We listened and wanted to play as cool as these teams.Now listen to the Finnish melodic death school and old school thrash metal.

11. What are some of your non musical interests?
Many of them, we diversified our interests people besides music - motorcycles, books, girls, computer games, sports, nature generally do not like to sit in one place.

12. Before we wrap up this interview, do you have any final words or thoughts?
We're working hard to make the dream began to run, anything is possible, most importantly - a wish! Thank you to everyone who supports us, and the meeting at concerts.


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