Haunted is Female Fronted Stoner Doom Metal Band from Catania, Sicily, Italy. They're Valerio Cimino - Drums, Cristina Chimirri - Vocals, Frank Tudisco - Bass, Francesco Orlando - Guitars, andFrancesco Bauso - Guitars. Cristina Chimirri gave us some information about Haunted. Check it out.
Tell us about Haunted?
Cristina: Haunted is a design that takes shape only a year ago. inextricable fine lines of grunge and doom woven from our minds. Haunted is an ancestral retch and the confluence of people who have found themselves in the world. Haunted is a musical project and a life path. Haunted is the title of our first full-length album and is the beginning. Haunted is the last track on that album and the echo. Haunted is about us and beyond us.
What are lyrical themes of Haunted?
Cristina: Moon. Nature. Modern Humanism. Esotericism. Witchcraft. Dark and Light. Eye and Mind.
What are your influences?
Cristina: I try deep sonorities from which see the bottom, in which to test the darkness: boulders that roll off a cliff.
Who are Your Favorite Italian Metal Bands?
Cristina: There are several interesting Italian band these days, we all dig Ufomammut. I like to think of Schizo and Uzeda, speaking about to concern our own graves.
Cristina: We have found a kindred spirit in the superb creative genius of Sandro Di Girolamo. The generative process of the images has been conveyed by the suggestions that our songs have aroused in the artist. The result is a fitting decoding of our imagination.
How were the songs written?
Cristina: Writing is like breathing. I breathe the world that exhales from me. I always start by the suggestion of sounds, riffs. Then clot ideas in short periods and big words.
How did the recording process go?
Cristina: The recording process took place at the NuevArte Studio of Carlo Longo; a friend, priceless musician. We walked in the door with a precise idea of what we wanted, we had all the sounds in the head, between the fingers and throat. It was set up and make indelible.
What are your future plans?
Cristina: We will collect the strange fruits of this full-length released just three months ago for Ric Bennet’s Twin Earth Records. Then tour, collaborations and new songs.
Are there any countries you’re interested in touring or performing in? Why?
Cristina: Every place, every person fascinates us, because they are inexhaustible sources of different energies, new and foreign.
What bands would you like to play alongside?
Cristina: I would be delighted to play alongside bands such as Electric Wizard, Monolord, Windhand
Any last words?
Cristina: Solomon saith: There is no new thing upon the earth. So that as Plato had an imagination, that all knowledge was but remembrance; so Solomon giveth his sentence, that all novelty is but oblivion. (Francis Bacon, Essay, LVIII).