(Guest contributor KevinP managed to snag an interview with Jacobo Cordova, whose latest album under the name of Majestic Downfall — “Three” — is a doom/death highlight of 2013. You can tell that Jacobo is a cool guy because he continued with the interview even after Kevin insulted the Dallas Cowboys. I would just like to add, on a personal note, that the Giants suck.)
K: Ok, just so you know I did my homework here. You were in a dark/doom metal band from Mexico called Antiqua, left in 2006 to start Majestic Downfall and moved to Dallas, TX. So, why the change, why Texas, and most importantly, please tell me you loathe the Dallas Cowboys, like any self-respecting human being does?
J: First of all, stay away from the Cowboys! They are too big for you ja. I won´t go any further on their might, it is well known!
K: Chinga tu Cowboys. JAJAJAJA
J: Ok, about Majestic Downfall starting in Dallas, TX. I can tell you that I moved there in 2005 cause I got a job offer and that is when I moved to the States from Mexico. Being there and not playing for 5 years since I left Antiqua, I could afford a home studio and that is when it all started.
In 2007 I recorded my first demo and from there everything became history till today and the new album release. Regarding Antiqua, some of the ideas of the first Majestic Downfall album were unfinished or not recorded riffs of that band so I had a start already. And regarding your homework done, nah, you have no idea, I don´t even want to know your shitty team. Continue reading »