PRESENT YOURSELVES OUR READERS...
"ZUUL FX is a french and swiss band. We 're playing Modern Metal with grooves, blastbeats and melody. We also have an alternance with clear and brutal voices..."
WHO ARE ZUUL FX AS BAND MEMBERS?
"We are four in ZUUL FX. Steeve "Zuul" the singer, who is at the beginning of the project and with who I wrote "By The Cross". Steeve was singing before in the trash-metal french band NO RETURN. Aurel is the drummer, he was studying drums with Dirk (Soilwork, Scarve) and he has diploma from the M.A.I, the french music school. Shag is the bass player. He played in some different bands and he was taking care of the metal programms on TV here in France.And there is me, Blast, on guitars and I was playing in the swiss band Rain before."
WHEN DID YOU HAVE FOUNDED THE BAND?
"The band is born in summer 2003. The idea of the band is coming from Steeve. We met on different tour with Rain and No Return. We became soon friends and when he talked to me about this project, I was very motivated. Then, the other members of the band were arrived later, also old friends of Steeve... ZUUL FX is a big family !"
WOULD YOU LIKE TO TALK ABOUT THE VERY FIRST BEGINNING OF BAND...
"Everything is going all right since the beginning. The album found the medias and the public in a very good way so we are not complaining! The process was very fast, from the writing of the songs to now, promotion time!"
WHAT'S ABOUT YOUR PREVIOUS RECORDING-EFFORTS?
"Steeve was in NO RETURN, the french trash metal band and he made two records with them. He got other projects after but ZUUL FX is the only one valid. For me, I made two albums with RAIN, a electro-metal band in Switzerland. Aurel the drummer has an album with the rock band KOOMA and Shag made two records, one with the metal band HUMAN BBQ and an other with the hard-rock band PANDORE."
WHAT'S ABOUT YOUR FOLLOWING?
"I'm still working on new songs every day. I never stop! When the time of the second album is coming, we would have the choice!"
THE MOST IMPORTANT FACTS IN YOUR HISTORY?
"For the band, at this moment, it's our first album in store. Also our first steps on stage together..."
WOULD YOU LIKE TO INTRODUCE US'BY THE CROSS'?
"By The Cross" was out the 1st of march 2005 on Equilibre Music. 12 songs of Modern Metal with electronic samples. It's a mix of all our influences. It's a very direct album, intense, and each song is between 3 and 4 minutes The goal of this album was not the technic but more the efficience of the songs."
WHY DID YO USIGN FOR EQUILIBRE MUSIC?
"This label was proposing the things that anyone else was able to do... We were approach by other labels but we prefered to be a priority and well treated in a "human" label than forgotten in a major company!"
WHAT'S ABOUT THE PRODUCTION OF ALBUM?
"It was made in Paris by Francis Caste who is a young and talented producer. He knew how to drive us in the good direction and to focus our energy. He's like the fifth member of the band."
ANY PARTICULAR CONCEPT CONCERNING THE ALBUM?
"Life... And all what a human being can live everyday. Good things or bad things..."
WHAT'S THE MOOD OF IT?
"The mood is that you don't have time to rest!!! ha ha ha... It goes right to the point!"
THE SOUND IS VERY BRUTAL AND UNSTOPPABLE...
"Yes, this is the mood!!!"
THE MOST SALIENT ASPECTS OF YOUR NEW ALBUM?
"I don't know, the public will decide what he like the most. For my part, I like all, songs, production, energy..."
WHAT'S ABOUT THE FEEDBACK?
"For now, it's very cool. Press like very much the album. The public is here too... More and more people at the shows. They know us... This is the war in the pit!"
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO COMMUNICATE WITH YOUR SOUND?
"Energy, there is no special message... Everybody is the master of his destiny and everybody has his own opinion. We are just musicians..."
"We never stop to play so yes...! But if you're talking about live performance in Italy, nothing is scheduled for the moment."
YOUR LIFE'S PHILOSOPHY?
"To enjoy each moment and to appreciate them... Because there is always worst!"
THE FUTURE OF THE BAND?
"I'm confident for the future. We work a lot to get to our goal and we will succeed ! We will walk the steps without going too fast..."
Official website: www.zuulfx.com