interview with Barbanegra

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Have any of you played in other bands? Yes, we all had played in other bands.
How is it that you started playing music?

David Comodoro: I had started in a school band, in 1994.
Carlos Vigía: I started late, with another band in 2012.
Fran Barbanegra: In 1982, with a friend's band.

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

David Comodoro /Bass guittar, chorus / 40

Carlos Vigía /Drums/ 44

Fran Barbanegra / Voice, electric guittar / 49

Have you had other previous members? No.
Did you make music even when you were young? Yes.
Where are you from? We're from La Palma, Canary Island, Spain.
What year did the band form? It started in 2014.
What's your style of genre? Punk-Hard Rock.
How often and where do you reherse? Twice a week in Fran's House.
How have you developed since you started with the music? Positive all.
Do you have other interests of work outside the band? Yes.
Are you looking for a booking agency, and what are your thoughts around that? Yes, of course, we're searching for one.
Are you looking for a label, and what are your thoughts around that? Yes, we need it for work.
What made you decide to make this music? The music from 80's and 90's
What are your songs about? Actuality and reality.
Who does the composing and writes the lyrics? Fran Barbanegra.
Do you start with the music or the lyrics? Depends, sometimes with the music and sometimes with the lyrics.
Do you compose in a certain enviroment? In the rehearsal study.
What language do you sing in? Spanish
What are the least and most people to attend one of your gigs? 50-300
What ages are most of your concert attendants? 30
Do you always play the same songs live, or do you vary? Right now we're playing the songs from our first CD.
Do you have a regular place you play live often? Yes, in Gran Canaria Island.
What was your first gig like? Really good.
What was your latest gig? 13/5/17 Madrid and 09/06/17 Lanzarote Island.
Have you had to cancel a gig? One time it started to rain, but we manage to finish it.
Where have you played live this year? La Palma, Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Madrid.
Where do you plan to gig the comming year? Anywhere, in all Spain.
When did you start to sell merchandise, and what do you have for sale? In 2015, we have Cd's, T-shirts, stickers and Rum Bottles.
Where can people buy your merchandise?http://www.merkanarias.com/
What do you think about people downloading music instead of buying records now a days?
Its really good, anyone can choose whatever they want.
How do you think the music industry have changed because of this?
Its fine, people from anywhere in the world can listen to music from other Countries.
What do you think of my work? It's great.
How do you think and know that this interview will help you in the music business? It really help to make the band more known in other languages.
Do you have any role models or idols? Yes, bands from the 80' - Led Zeppelin, Iron Maiden, ACDC, Barón Rojo, La polla Records etc.
Why do you think that they exist? Because they work hard.
Is it easier to find inspiration from older bands, or bands that are more active today? From older bands.
What have been your biggest obstacles? The Island where we live, La Palma Island.
What advice would you give other bands or artists? Rehearsal, rehearsal and more rehearsal, you need to work hard if you want to be known.
Do you have any new material? Yes, we're working in our next CD.
What are your web sites?https://www.facebook.com/barbanegrapunkrock/
How can people reach you? From Facebook and my phone, +34659037824.
What are your plans for the future? Finish our second CD and Latino América Market.
Do you have something to add? We're really thankful for this interview.

 

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