(NCS interviewer KevinP delivers the first in a planned interview series, and this inaugural edition features guitarist Steve Jansson of Crypt Sermon — whose forthcoming debut album Out of the Garden is absolutely killer!)
Welcome to what I plan on being a monthly feature, GET TO THE POINT. Besides wanting a fancy title for my interview segment, the idea is to be a bit more succinct, if and when possible. Who knows, maybe I’ll be a chatty Kathy more than usual and totally not stick to it, let’s see how things turns out. In the coming months, we will be talking to (among others): Calvin Robertshaw (My Dying Bride), Matt Calvert (Dark Descent Records), Öxxö Xööx (a French avant garde doom band), and Nikos Panagiotopoulos (Universe217). So, without further ado……
K: So Enrique (Crypt Sermon’s drummer) was scared to do the interview and pawned me off onto you. What’s up with that guy?
S: Oh, we don’t let him do interviews. I sent his ass to get more beer, though.
Hah, nah, Brooks (vocalist) and I are generally the ones who do the interviews. It just sort of worked out that way, I guess. Continue reading »