Stockholm, Sweden: What do you get when you take a handful of Swedes, gather them into a tiny room with some extremely hi-gain amplification, and then throw in a beehive…
Is South African Metal Doomed? Well, according to a pair of activists behind the newly-launched organization labelled The League Of Doom, Justin Bedford and Malcolm Burger (also from South African…
I had a feeling that this ROAR gig would be a particularly interesting one, since I hadn’t experienced the kind of music two of the bands (Past Haunts and STRAGE) play live before, and Past Haunts were performing live for the first time.
It is in this world that the instrumental doom bandSTRAGE, fueled by DIY ethics and influenced by bands like Cult of Luna, Pelican and Isis, ventured out to create music void of egos and to record and self-release their debut EP The Fire in Hell as a limited edition CD as well as a free download.
I recently had the opportunity to chat to Brandon, Jono and Matt about all things STRAGE and their upcoming Cape Town shows at the end of October.