Interview - Nocticula

1. Tell us about your band.
Formed in 1994 under the name Nocticula from an idea of Boris Hunter, former drummer of Death SS, and Jacopo Orlando (Amok) bass and vocals, involving musicians Luciano Zella (Megerah Z) and Enrico Paoli (Angakok) on guitars in the project. They debuted with the demotape Nocticula containing four tracks, Creep shadows creep, Madness Network, No Nightmare, Hellhound. Unfortunately, 1994's Nocticula had no way to perform live, and the project thus came to its conclusion within a short time. In September 2019 the project restarted under the name Nocticula Resurget. The only original member remains Boris Hunter, the role of the vocal bassist is split with two new members, the guitarists are also replaced. The band decides to reprise the songs from the 1994 demo but replacing the lyrics. Thus was born the collaboration with two Florentine writers, Iole Troccoli and Alberto Pestelli, who wrote a series of poems, later collected in "Another Sun, Another Moon." The eight poems are the basis for elaborating the lyrics of the old and nascent songs that will give birth to the concept album.

2. How would you describe your sound?
- Our sound is born from the combination of our musical experiences. It is a mix of classic metal, Trash and Speed metal with a bit of Death Metal.

3. What do you write about?
- As previously said Revenge is a concept album and palrla a sadly well-known story; that of the witchcraft persecution of innocent young women.

4. What do you listen to when you are home?
- Almost all variations of metal.

5. Your favourite live performance so far?
- Release party of Revenge. Hallowen 2023

6. Tell us a funny story that happened in studio or on stage.
- Before the show, there was a small blackout during makeup and we did our makeup with smartphone lights.

7. Your favourite albums?
- Being 6 in number, the albums are many. But the choice falls on Killers by Iron Maiden, Master of Puppets by Metallica and Painkillers by Judas Priest.

8. A musician you would like to meet for a beer?
- This question is not easy to answer. Each of us would like to have a beer with our favorite musician for our instrument.

9. What would you ask for backstage, if you were the most important band on earth?
- Ask us the question again in a few years when we have become one. :)

10. What are your plans for the near future?
- New live shows and a new album. 
Giovanni Gagliano

Passionate about music I wrote my first article for "Given To Rock" in 2012, reaching now 30K global followers. I am also a musician, gigging around London.

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