interview with The Gebruder Grim

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Have any of you played in other bands? Plenty, too many to mention.

How is it that you started playing music? Borrowed and destroyed my fathers electric guitar.

What are your names? / Who plays what? / How old are you?

Wolfman X - Guitar, Vocals

Tower Dammerhead - Drums

El Dialobo - Bass

Ivan Metalac - Guitar

Have you had other previous members?

Goatman - Bass

The Grim - Bass

Did you make music even when you were young? Plenty. Hardcore, Punk, Indie

Where are you from? Berlin, Germany

What year did the band form? 2011

What's your style of genre? Power Metal

What inspires you? Honesty, Iron Maiden, Kebab, our kids and Jameson

How often and where do you reherse? In Berlin, every two months

How have you developed since you started with the music? We've acquired a second guitar player to do twin leads

Do you have other interests of work outside the band? We are a writer, a journalist, a kids therapist and an adman. Amazin, huh?

Are you looking for a booking agency, and what are your thoughts around that? Actually we are.   

Are you looking for a label, and what are your thoughts around that? Actually we are. We consider ourselves a DIY band but with kids and jobs we can't manage that shit all by ourselves any longer.  

What made you decide to make this music? Teenage days listening to stuff like Maiden, Anthrax, Metallica, Corrosion of Conformity, Thin Lizzy, Black Sabbath

What are your songs about? Paranoia, war, sickness, death, humanity's petty mindset, the weather 

Who does the composing and writes the lyrics? Wolfman X

Do you start with the music or the lyrics? Music. First off a few homemade riffs, then putting the pieces together in rehearsals, then and only then the lyrics.

Do you compose in a certain inviroment? Rehearsal space and in the bedroom.

Have you done any covers live? Iron Maiden - The Prisoner, Black Sabbath - Supernaut, Deep Purple - Fireball, Iron Maiden - Losfer Words

What language do you sing in? English 

What are the least and most people to attend one of your gigs? least 60, most 200

What ages are most of your concert attendants? 18 - 48

Do you always play the same songs live, or do you vary? vary as shit

Do you have a regular place you play live often? Schokoladen, Berlin.

What was your first gig like? Amazeballs

What was your latest gig? Sometime last year with a band called HOT°

Where have you played live this year? Nowhere, we're recording

Where do you plan to gig the comming year? We'll see

When did you start to sell merchandise, and what do you have for sale? 2012. Couple of shirts for the first album

Where can people buy your merchandise? www.gebrudergrim.com

What do you think about people downloading music instead of buying records nowadays? Don't care as long as they pay for it.

How do you think the music industry have changed because of this? Too many thoughts and then none at all.

Do you have any role models or idols? Buddha, Adrian Smith

Why do you think that they exist? Because they were born at some time in the past.

Is it easier to find inspiration from older bands, or bands that are more active today? Older bands cause they were grown ups when we were young.

What have been your biggest obstacles? Bassplayers

What advice would you give other bands or artists? Just do your thing. Don't stop.

How do you get psyched for a gig? With Jameson.

Do you have any new material? Plenty.

What are your web sites? www.gebrudergrim.com

How can people reach you? info@gebrudergrim.com

What are your plans for the future? Record and release our second album in 2016

Do you have something to add? Nope. Thanks for having us.

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