What are your names? / Who plays what? / How old are you?
My name is Wassim Amdouni “Invictus” lead vocalist and songwriter, 35 years old
Hugo spezzacatene keyboard and programmation,32 years old
The other members are a group of talented session musicians for the moment but we have the intention to recruit them officially once we evaluate together some organizational aspects…
Have you had other previous members?
Yes we did ,actually the band was formed in 2003, and has been through several changes including the replacement of every single member except the lead vocalist and songwriter called InvIcTus; Wassim Amdouni.
Where are you from?
Wassim Amdouni is from Tunis Tunisia and living in Rome Italy
The others members of the line-up are from Rome Italy
What year did the band form? 2003
What's your style of genre? Symphonic/melodic black metal
What inspires you? Amadeus Mozart, whiskey and mythology
How often and where do you reherse? 2 times per month in a recording studio in Rome
How have you developed since you started with the music? Listening and playing our favorite band covers led us to develop our own style
Are you looking for a booking agency, and what are your thoughts around that? Yes we think they may help us especially because we have the intention to start touring in 2019
Are you looking for a label, and what are your thoughts around that? Yes we are thinking about that, but we have noticed that the most of them are looking only for money and that they don’t give a f*** about music or arts….
What made you decide to make this music? Kind of spiritual therapy , to heal our souls…
What are your songs about? The themes endorsed by the band focus on individualism exaltation, aggressive and sarcastic criticism of the new world order and the cruel capitalism, the reject and the declaration of war against dogmatism and religious obscurantism.
Who does the composing and writes the lyrics? Wassim Amdouni vocal and songwriter
Do you start with the music or the lyrics? Both of them in parallel
Do you compose in a certain inviroment? Not especially, it depends of the moment of inspiration, I may compose in any time, anywhere and in any circumstances…
Have you done any covers live? Yes from 2003 to 2008 we played more than 40 live covers of dimmu borgir
What language do you sing in? English
Where do you plan to gig the comming year? Italy ,and Germany
What do you think about people downloading music instead of buying records now a days? It’s not their fault…
How do you think the music industry have changed because of this? Changed a lot as the whole world industry is changing
What do you think of my work? You seem vey active and curious
How do you think and know that this interview will help you in the music business? It may help us to reach more people and followers
What advice would you give other bands or artists? Making music is not a joke or entertainment, it’s about sacrifice, passion, blood, sweat and tears.
Do you have any new material? Our upcoming ep sol Invictus will be out on early 2019
How can people reach? Our facebook official page https://www.facebook.com/RavenLegacy.official/
What are your plans for the future? Rule the world.
Do you have something to add? Thank you for your interest