interview with Carrion Curse

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Have any of you played in other bands? Yes we have all played in other bands and half of the members of this band are in other projects currently. 
How is it that you started playing music? We all have our different reasons and stories of how we started playing.
What are your names? / Who plays what? / How old are you?
Brian William - vocals - 32
Freddy Cash - guitar - 41
Dale Dollar - guitar - 48
Steven Larsh - bass - 31
John Hogenson - drums - 40
Have you had other previous members?
Brian Kirby - guitar
Kris Ashby - guitar
Dan Straka - bass
Jesse Jalbert - bass
Did you make music even when you were young? Of course
Where are you from? We hail from the capital city of Florida, Tallahassee. 
What year did the band form? We formed in the summer of 2014
What's your style of genre? We play old school blackened death metal.
What inspires you? Bands, and life experiences.
How often and where do you reherse? We try to rehearse as often as possible but that averages to about two or three times a month. 
How have you developed since you started with the music? Our writing style has progress from the first album compared to the new music we are currently working. 
Do you have other interests of work outside the band? The members who have other bands keep busy and we also have personal lives to keep up with. 
Are you looking for a booking agency, and what are your thoughts around that? We are not going out of our way to look for one but if one was to contact us with a opportunity to work with them, we would listen to what they have to offer. 
Are you looking for a label, and what are your thoughts around that? We are not going out of our way to look for one but if one was to contact us with a opportunity to work with them, we would listen to what they have to offer. 
What made you decide to make this music? We have a passion for playing the style of music we choose to play.
What are your songs about? The messages in our music vary. We talk about war, gore, the evils of humanity, and also talk about the paranormal side of life. We believe in the existence of spirits and ghosts and our music reflects that. 
Who does the composing and writes the lyrics? The writers of the songs vary from guitar play.ers, but we try to write our songs as a band. Our vocalist is the main writer for our lyrics, but Freddy also helps write some lyrics from time to time as well.  
Do you start with the music or the lyrics? We like to start with the music first, then add lyrics appropriately. 
Do you compose in a certain environment? We mainly comprise our music at our rehearsal space, but our guitarist will write some parts at home in their spare time then bring them to practice. 
Have you done any covers live? This band has yet to perform any covers.
What language do you sing in? We sing in our mother-tongue (bad English)
What are the least and most people to attend one of your gigs? One of the fewest who attended a concert from us was about 15 people in Albany, Georgia. The most would be 150 people who caught us in Miami, Florida. 
What ages are most of your concert attendants? The ages of our attendants varies. But the average age would be about 35 years of age. 
Do you always play the same songs live, or do you vary? We tend to play the same songs in the set list.
Do you have a regular place you play live often? The regular place we are starting to play at the most is the Brass Mug in Tampa Florida. 
What was your first gig like? Fun. It was a local show here in Tallahassee. 
What was your latest gig? The last gig we played was Swarmfest in November. That was at Brass Mug in Tampa, Florida. 
Have you had to cancel a gig? Luckily we have yet to cancel a show. We try to make sure everyone can play a show before we book it. 
Where have you played live this year? As of January 2018, Carrion Curse has yet to play a show. We will be playing Brass Mug in March opening for Brutality. 
Where do you plan to gig the comming year? Across the state and wherever we can get booked. 
When did you start to sell merchandise, and what do you have for sale? 2015 is when we released our first album with a t shirt. You can contact the band to purchase. 
Where can people buy your merchandise? Contact the band via Facebook to order a t-shirt. Our music can be found on Spotify, iTunes, bandcamp, and other online medias. 
What do you think about people downloading music instead of buying records now a days? It would be nice to earn something from people downloading our music, but at least our music and message is getting out there. 
How do you think the music industry have changed because of this? It's easier for bands to it themselves but it has taken away from how artist used to make a living. 
Do you have any role models or idols? Our idols are the artist we grew up listening to, and some of the people we have share the stage with. 
Is it easier to find inspiration from older bands, or bands that are more active today? Yes I believe so, it is nice to see bands still doing it after so many years
What have been your biggest obstacles? Time management with getting the group together to progress with writing new music. 
What advice would you give other bands or artists? Never give up, never surrender. 
How do you get psyched for a gig? Usually by showing up lol. Depends on the gig. 
Do you have any new material? We have a new 4 song demo out online. Currently working to write some more songs to add to it and release a 2nd album. 
What are your web sites?
How can people reach you? Most responsive outlet would be Facebook. 
What are your plans for the future? Play some killer shows and write some more killer tunes
Do you have something to add? Let us know if there is anything you need from us for this interview. 
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