Regarding customs: "I guess we might have to bribe them with some merchandises as well haha!"
By GMA's India Correspondent Farzand Bawa
Enmachined is an old school Thrash Metal band from Bangladesh which has come to vile existence in the early days of 2011. The loggerheads are spreading the chaos of bone crushing metal madness through killer live onslaughts and through the destruction of everything that stands in their path. The lyrics of these thrashers are about protesting against oppression and real life events. They have vowed to kill with their ruthless sonic insurgence. Their first international gig will be Ritual Ascension Fest organized by Putrid Ascendency which is being held in Kolkata, India.
On the ground breaking appearance at Putrid Ascendancy's Ritual Ascension Fest II (in association with GMA), we go one step further and ask Anil, the Guitarist and Nasa, the Bassist from the Enmachined camp about their plans and news about their Demo which is to be released soon!
Hails, how is the band doing right now and how is the preparations going for the next attack at War.Cult.Supremacy?
Nasa - Thrash greetings from Bangladesh brother! Enmachined is doing great right now. The loggerheads are ready with their artilleries to strike at the hearts of everyone at the upcoming congregation of bestial death! Let the Visas be done. We are psyched to kill!
Anil - Greetings! The band is running on full pace now. The upcoming onslaught has encouraged us to kill with power and we are getting ready with hammers, axes whatever we can find to ensure that, there would be definite injuries at the venue and we are planning to inject our splinters and steels and we hope the parasites will control thereafter. Just hoping to get the license to kill, which would be Indian Visas on our passports.
How did Enmachined come to be in existence? And what is the ideaology behind the band name?
Nasa - Enmachined is the brainchild of five violent minds. We have all played with different bands earlier, but our respect for thrash metal has bonded us together to create this sonic barrage in early 2011. As for the name, Enmachined is a cosmological system where cyborgs will rule the earth and will crush the feeble mortals. We hope it happens soon!
Anil - In the beginning Noor, Abir and I the three thrashers joined forces to create some sonic artillery's in the early days of 2011. We were in a maze of troubles but we never stopped our aural carnage. Our will to terrorize the oppression's has let us advance this far, and about the name, it’s just a f**king great name and even we gave a meaning to it. It’s a man turning into a machine and he comes in one purpose - to destroy what destroys you! Enough said!
Often we hear the so called 'Religious-head's' coming into the path of "Metalheads" saying the music is harsh, Satanic and what not! Has the band experienced this?
Nasa - No bro. Religion and music are totally different entities. We have not yet faced such misconceptions.
And what is the major influences as far as the song writing is concerned for the band? Both lyrically and musically?
Nasa - The song writing is a cohesive effort. During our practice sessions we jam, and if we find riffs that sounds killer we work on those, and that’s how songs of Enmachined have been made. This is how we transcribe our sonic assaults.
Anil - There is no such major influences for song writing, but we do like raise our bullet belts against oppression which is usually expressed in our lyrics, and also real life events. Musically, we try to establish a killing field in correlation with cruel environment it will create.
The essence of the Old School Thrash Metal seems to be gone nowadays with the math-school shit acting as a disease, what are the band's thought's on that?
Nasa - That math-school garbage can rot in the toxic wastes of hospitals! Such kinds of false musical acts have polluted the music scenes worldwide. Enmachined has only one solution for them - just f**king butcher those fags mercilessly.
Coming back to the band, the much awaited "Thrash Assault" demo is killing more people soon. Any insight into it?
Nasa - Yeah it was a kickass journey for Enmachined. We learned a lot about how to infect the global metal with our thrash assaults, and we also got kudos from a lot of listeners from abroad. Their support is a massive win for us!
Anil - This demo would be a killer one and hope people won’t get enough of it. The song ‘Thrash Assault’ is one kickstart to our band’s success so far. Noor is the man behind it!
How is the scene back there in Dhaka?
Nasa - Yes the scene in Dhaka has been in a coma for a few years but slowly it has been improving. A lot of international artists have played in some underground concerts arranged by the local metal hordes. The fans appreciation towards their music has also changed, like collecting demo tapes and official merchandise. Yeah, good days are here for Dhaka metal scenario.
Which albums would you guys see as the primary influences to the sound of Enmachined?
Personally we have some many influences that it will be illogical to mention all of them now. So let’s keep the list short at these –
Slayer - Show No Mercy
Sodom - Code Red
Nuclear Assault - Game Over
D.R.I. - Definition
Coroner - Mental Vortex
Overkill - Taking Over
Kreator - Extreme Aggression
Judas Priest - Painkiller
What is your take on the guys at Putrid Ascendancy?
Nasa - Massive respect! This group is doing a killer job promoting the vilest form of metal to the listeners. Their efforts of arranging killer gigs and supporting deserving acts are much appreciated by Enmachined. This is one of the true metal brotherhoods from India which will go a long way for their deadly efforts. Total support for them from the Enmachined horde.
How is the Indian scene looked upon by the guys back in Bangladesh, especially Kolkata?
Nasa - Yes the Indian scene is bloody awesome! We have an immense respect for the rising acts such as Necrodeity, Purgation, Armament, Kapalin and the other hordes exhibiting utter destruction! And who can forget the mighty Kryptos and Dying Embrace, the elder ones who have infused chaos into the Asian scene from a long time back! Massive respect to all of you vile hordes!
Anil - The Indian metal scene is growing day by day and making a strong bonding within the South Asian countries like Bangladesh, Nepal, Malaysia and Thailand. The bands are gradually motivating the bands of other countries and showing them that yeah we can do it too. The mighty Kryptos would be an example of how global metal can be.
It's sad that being in Metal money often becomes THE biggest factor and as a result some "compromises" have to be done, both with the quality as well as the sound. Has anything as such happened to Enmachined?
Nasa - Enmachined has been suffering from recognition since its savage birth. Still we have never given up our integrity because the urge to exhibit our sonic bestiality is beating in our hearts. Enmachined was, is and will always be true to the chaos it manifests!
Any chances of the band bringing in some Merchandise, or the awaited demo to Kolkata?
Nasa - Hell fucking yeah brother. If you don’t have cash, rob your nearest bank right now, cause we have some killer merchandises to sell!
Anil – Yeah, you sure don’t want to miss out any of the merchandises. The merchandise would be available at the venue only if we could pass through Indian customs with them. I guess we might have to bribe them with some merchandises as well haha!
Any words for all the fan's here in Kolkata waiting for the next killings?
Nasa - Brace yourselves. Some bones will surely be crushed!
Anil - Annihilation awaits, WE ARE COMING!
Best wishes go to Enmachined for their next occult venture. Burn the place down. Let there be "Murder in the front row". Hails!
Nasa - And there will be! Thanks for taking an interest on the loggerheads! Bone-crushing awaits Kolkata!
Anil - Yes, we are ready to slay holding axes. Beasts will be unleashed soon. Thanks and Kolkata, get ready!
Read the announcement of Enmachined's signing with Salute Records here
Abir - Vocals
Anil - Guitars
Noor - Guitars
Nasa - Bass
Sabbir - Drums.
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