Hanna Tsepesh: Hola (Hello in Spanish) Midgard! Long time ago since we spoke. Welcome back! How are you?
Midgard: Hola Hanna everything is ok here thanks, a pleasure for me to answer your questions again.
Hanna Tsepesh: Since I interview you about your other band I want to know, how are the things doing with Spellcraft? Any plans for the future?
Midgard: Currently we are working on new material for our next album that will be released at the end of this year.
Hanna Tsepesh: What has the reasons for Ouija return? What you expect about the future with this band and musicians?
Midgard: The return of OUIJA has been something natural when I listened the new songs of MAP; I found a lot strength and darkness in them, for this reason, together again we decided to return with a new project.
Hanna Tsepesh: could you tell to us how it all started, for people who don’t know yet Ouija?
Midgard: In 1994 from the ashes of LEVIAL (our old Death metal band) we decided to form OUJA because we needed another way to communicate our feelings and the different changes about the concept of our music in that moment…so OUIJA was born.
Hanna Tsepesh: what will inspire the most to create the lyrics, riffs, etc.? Who is going to make lyrics and all the stuff?
Midgard: At the moment I am a responsible for all the lyrics, the main creator of the sound is our founder and guitarist MAP. Our inspiration comes from different sources…but always full on antichristian hatred.
Hanna Tsepesh: You guys will record a cd, right? Can you tell to us little bit about that? Also, the band have any idea what will be the theme?
Midgard: The next autumn our new mini-CD entitled “Adversary” (with four songs) will be released under the Spanish record label XTREEM MUSIC. It will be a preamble of our full length which will be available in the first months of 2011.
Hanna Tsepesh: Now the band have Spanish Record Company XTREEM MUSIC to work with you guys. How is the feeling to work with them? How everything happened?
Midgard: The boss of XTREEM MUSIC is an old colleage, we signed with him in our first work “Riding into the funeral paths” when he was the owner of REPULSE Rec. So it was easy to take that decision; it’s the most important record label of extreme metal in Spain and they are a extremely professional with your bands.
Hanna Tsepesh: The band is thinking to play live shows with the old music’s for now or you guys are waiting to have new stuff?
Midgard: OUIJA is going to play a few times just in carefully chosen festivals. We will fuse our old songs with the new stuff so that our fans enjoy also of our legendary hymns.
Hanna Tsepesh: What fans can expect from Ouija in live show and in the future?
Midgard: First of all you'll find only true metal of death in our concerts, we enjoy with our new material a lot and also we want people to join us in our live concerts to get together a totally dark atmosphere and aggressive at the same time; all of us, together, will open the gates of hell…
Hanna Tsepesh: What is your big advice or a young musician?
Midgard: They must work hard and believe in themselves so the good results will arrive sure, the first steps of a band are something which always mark the future. When you are young you must enjoy that to the limit just it’s once in the life; it's very pure and without alterations.
Hanna Tsepesh: Do you want to send any message for the people who going to read this interview?
Midgard: I hope that you like our new stuff, keep the black flame burning; it’s the only way to keep alive… in this war the casualties aren't admitted.
Hanna Tsepesh: Once again, Thanks so much for your answers and time. THE GATES OF METAL wishes the entire band a big success and hope to talk with you soon about the new album! Hope to see you guys very soon in here…
Midgard: Thanks so much for your interview and support, I hope meet soon in a concert in Portugal it would be great; HAILS TO ALL PORTUGUESE BLACK METAL HORDE…THE BLACK BLOOD JOINS US.
Hanna Tsepesh: I hope the same Midgard! Thank you so much and you are very welcome. All the best...
By: Hanna Tsepesh
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