Interviews: Witch Hunt

On this new occasion, we have had the opportunity to interview the Speed Metal band, Witch Hunt from Colombia. Check out the interview and follow the band on their FACEBOOK PAGE.

1.Where did you get the idea for the band name, you planned it or came out just like that?

The name of the band originated several years ago, at that time we were very influenced by European Thrash and Speed Metal and we took the name of the song Witch Hunt from the Power From Hell album by Onslaugth.

2.Why did you want to play this genre?

We find in Speed Metal the perfect genre to interpret sounds marked by our main influences that go from Classic Rock n 'Roll, through Traditional Heavy Metal and Thrash Metal.

3. Did you know each other before the band was formed?

Yes, the founders of the band Luis Sánchez (Vocals) and Robinson Rincón (Guitars) knew each other for many years before forming the project, their current bassist Adriana Lizcano who joined the band in 2019 has known the founders for a long time. more than 12 years, and the current drummer Jhonathan Martínez has also been known for several years and his entry into the band was in 2021.

4. Each band member favorite band?

We could not talk about favorite bands since there are many bands that have marked and influenced us in different times of our life, we could highlight some such as: Judas Priest, Venom, Steeler (DE), Mercyfull Fate, Riot, Iron Angel, Slayer, Rainbow, Motley Crue, Depp Purple, Onslaugth, Violent Force, Uriah Heep, DIO, Black Sabbath different bands of the N.W.O.B.H.M among many others.

5. Who or what inspires you to write songs?

In addition to the passion for Rock n 'Roll that inspires us every day, historical events, great authors and characters from the past who have been forgotten and whose stories and works are still reflected in our current society.

6. Where was your last gig?

A live session in the middle of the pandemic in an event center in Bogotá Colombia in July 2020, was an atypical experience because it was not possible for the public to enter, however it was interesting to be able to connect with our followers via Streaming despite the chaos generated by the pandemic.

7. Where would you like to act?

It would be great one day to be able to visit European lands and perform in one of its great festivals.

8. Whom would you like to feature with?

With any of the bands that have been our main influence.

9. Whom not?

There is no band that we feel we don't want to perform with, we support all artistic expressions.

10. Any of you have ever suffered from stage fright? Any tip for beginners on how to beat that?

Always before a show a feeling of adrenaline and nerves is generated that are part of each experience, which makes each show unique. The main advice is to be very well prepared for the day of the event and enjoy the Show to the fullest.

11. What bands have inspired you the most?

As we had previously indicated our influences range from Rock n'Roll through traditional Heavy Metal and Thrash Metal, there are many bands that have influenced us since we were children.

12. What's the weirdest thing a fan has ever asked you for?

We have always received the best energy from the fans at our shows, we have not received any strange requests.

13. What do you think of your fans?

Thanks to them the flame of Rock n'Roll is kept alive worldwide, without them everything would simply disappear. It is gratifying to see how people still care about attending events and buying band merchandise, always seeking to strengthen the underground scene.

14. What do you think of our site?

It offers a wide variety of genres to explore, a great independent broadcast medium for bands, contributing to the growth of the international scene.

15. Something to add?

Infinite thanks to Breathing The Core for inviting us to participate in this interview and show interest in our work, a greeting to all the true followers of the underground sound worldwide, Keep Rocking!

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