THE METAL MAG #11
Interview with Sean Williamson
1/ You recently lost a member, what was the reason? Does it affect the music?
Yeah, Adam Alex is no longer with the band, and I guess that just comes down to the usual stuff… musical and personal differences. Since then, we’ve done a few live shows, and musically the vibe is still there. I’m using a stereo guitar rig, and harmonizer effects, so I can emulate the albums pretty good. Dan and Joe as a rhythm section are pretty unstoppable.
2/ You reformed back in 2011, what was the idea and were you the same line up?
There was never a plan. Originally we just got together to hang out and jam as a band again over beers. We started playing some of our old unreleased songs, and realized that they still held up, but were basically unknown outside our local area. Our old friend Julius Butty is a producer and had a studio, so we went up there and recorded them. At first, it wasn’t really anything serious, just a reason to hang out again. It turned out great, so we put it on iTunes, printed CD’s, made a website and Facebook page, and here we are. It’s a smaller world now, and we felt those songs deserved a second chance.
3/ When you look back on the band’s history how would you describe it? Is there anything you would change? (more…)
VARGA – DRUM PLAYTHROUGH VIDEO OF ‘FAR EAST SUPER SLAUGHTER’ POSTED
Bravewords.com – Sept 15, 2015
The clip below features drummer Dan Fila of reactivated Canadian metallers Varga executing a playthrough of the band’s “Far East Super Slaughter”, taken from their 2014 release Return Of The Metal.
Fila: “Thank you Joe Varga for all of your hard work you put in making this video. I’m very fortunate to have such great friends.”