Hanna Tsepesh: Hola Luque! Thanks so much for accepting this interview and Welcome to THE GATES OF METAL! First of all: how are you and how are the things doing with your concerts?
Luque: Hello! We’re glad to talk with you. We´re in transition time between any shows and the new album composition. We’ve decided put the energy in composition because is a bad time for the rock shows now in Spain. Just two concerts coming soon.
Hanna Tsepesh: for those who do not know the band, could tell us a little how it all started?
Luque: In short words are doing a combination of classic metal and touch of power metal, and don’t forget the rock and roll essence. About lyrics the personal experiences are our inspiration.
Hanna Tsepesh: What inspired you the most to create the lyrics and what process the band use to create the riffs, melody to comply with the lyrics?
Luque: there is not a rule for the composition, but I prefers write lyric after music cause otherwise occasionally when we try to engage lyrics with melody have to change something and loose the primary means.
Hanna Tsepesh: What are your favorite bands? You have any musician that you admire the most?
Luque: Our favorite bands are Iron Maiden, Hellowen, Baron Rojo, Led Zeppelin, Europe, Guns n’ roses and musician Steve Harris, Kai Hansen, Gary Moore and Steve Vai.
Hanna Tsepesh: When you start to play guitar? It was difficult to learn? What brand guitar you prefer?
Luque: I’ve started play when I was sixteen years old.
All instruments required hard dedication and a few hours day to practice.
Hanna Tsepesh: What was the highest and lowest point of your career as a musician?
Luque: Inside our possibilities a good moment was last year because I enjoy in the “Vicio y Virtud” record and promo, with a lot of show and successfully reaction on people.
Hanna Tsepesh: Let’s talk about the “Vicio Y Virtude” album. For people who don’t listen yet can you tell to us about this album?
Luque: It has a great personality, powerful, direct and fresh. Was conceived for metal lovers. Listen!
Hanna Tsepesh: How has the response been to the album by the fans and media?
Luque: General we’re received good critical from everybody, reason why are happy and give us energy for work now and in the future.
Hanna Tsepesh: If one of our readers wants to buy your album, what they can do?
Luque: The album is available now in www.myspace.com/queloniometal, www.myspace.com/redrivetrecords and people can visit our Facebook for know all news about the band.
Hanna Tsepesh: what is your favorite music in this album and why?
Luque: “La cima de la eternidad” is my favorite track because is talking about my feelings with my little daughter, musically I think is the most complete song.
Hanna Tsepesh: What is your big advice for a young musician?
Luque: work work work and don’t stop dreaming!
Hanna Tsepesh: Do you want to send any message for the people who going to read this interview?
Luque: They have to keep listening, buying and enjoy on shows, and rock and roll keep alive.
Hanna Tsepesh: Thanks o much for your answers and time. THE GATES OF METAL wishes the entire band a big success! Hope to see you guys very soon in here…
Luque: Thank so much for your interest for us, you have to keep working as good as you are doing.
More drugs, more sex and more Rock an Roll brothers!
Best wishes for you!
Hanna Tsepesh! You are very welcome and for you too! All the best...
By: Hanna Tsepesh
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