Interview by Luis Landeo
Is nice to have this interview with you Geno and welcome to Arsenal Del Metalero, how goes the work in the studio of the new Weeping willow album?
GREETINGS FROM BEIRUT, THE WORK IS GOIN GREAT ,WERE DOIN THE VOCALS NOW, AFTER THAT IT’S MIXDOWN.When are you thinking release this new album?
BEFORE THE WORLD ENDS AT LEAST THE MIDDLE EAST (laught) WE THINK BY SUMMER. ITS GOIN TO BE ABOUT 8/9 TRACKS AND ITS CALLED: IMPALE.What is the concept behind the lyrics of this new album?
WELL,IT’S A COLORFULL ALBUM…WE CHOSE TO EMPHESISE ON THEMES SUCH AS : RELIGION,POLITICS AND OUR PERSONAL BAND STRUGLES WITHIN OUR SOCIETY.Are you working with a recording producer?
ACTUALY,GARO OUR GUITARIST IS THE MAIN ONE BEHIND THE VISION OF THIS BAND…SO WE CAN GLADLY SAY HE IS OUR PRODUCER.How do you see the evolution of weeping willow in this new album at diffence of the first two albums?
EVERY ALBUM TO DATE,HAS IT’S OWN SETTING OF MOOD AND VISIONS/TASTE…AND THIS ALBUM DEFENITELY ADDS A MORE AGGRESSIVE AND DIVERSE PATH IN OUR SONG STRUCTURES AND LYRICS.Who is working in the new fontcover of this new full lenght?
EVERY ALBUM COVER WE MADE WAS ALWAYS DONE BY THE BAND MEMBERS OR FRIENDS OF US SO THIS ONE IS NOT GOING TO BE ANY DIFFERENT AND IT WILL SHOW THE ALBUM TITLE [IMPALE] STILL UNDER CONSTRUCTION ACTUALY CAUSE WE ARE STLL IN THE STUDIO SO… IT WILL LOOK GREAT AND DIVERSE.Weeping Willow is the oldest death metal band in beirut and you supported important metal bands like: anathema (2009), Apocalyptica and Macbeth (2006), Theatre of Tragedy (2001) so how was for you play in the same stage with this bands?
WHAT WE CAN SAY MAN ITS JUST A GREAT EXPERIENCE TO BE ON STAGE WITH THOSE GREAT BANDS WE WERE SO YOUNG WHEN WE WERE PLAYING WITH SOME OF THEM IT FELT UP HIGH DUDE.Any last message to finish this interview?
IT’S A LONG WAY TO THE TOP IF YOU WANA ROCK N ROLL.