|Interview with Whiplasher from Deathstars, 09.03.2009, Cologne, Underground .[ face2face ]|
They took a bit more time to finish their third studio album, but so Night Electric Night from the Deathstars is even more rewarding. Since January with their 2009 the new records can be found in stores and at the moment the Swedish guys are on a double headliner-tour colleagues from Sonic Syndicate. On the 9th of March they stopped by in Cologne`s Underground. Before the show started Lea Sommerhäuser met vocalist Whiplasher aka Andreas Bergh from Deathstars for an interview and talked with him about the new CD, tour and the topic women.
Lea: It took a bit
longer until your new album was published. Are you simply
perfectionists or did the Deathstars-curse hit again?
Electric Night is like a journey through a city by
night, revealing your lives, experiences and personal
issues. But is the new album based on a concept like the
songs are connected in a way?
Lea: Oh, oh, that`s
not good for singing.
Lea: Beside others
also Nightmare Industries is producer of the new album.
But isn`t it difficult producing an album and being in
the band at the same time?
Lea: Nightmare has
also contributed to the song Via The End. How
is it for you to sing this song as you´re familiar with
Zeitgeist...what about Schadenfreude or Kindergarden next
Lea: Do you know
some more German?
Lea: Ann Ekberg is
supporting you once again with her backing vocals on the
new album. But with which other Swedish musician would
you like to work together someday?
Lea: Soso. Is
Whiplasher more a role for you or your second I?
Lea: Do you
sometimes google yourself in the Internet?
Lea: Do you also
buy magazines where you are in?
Lea: You already
created a lot of videos. Do you have any fave one?
Lea: If women
wouldn´t exist in this world, how would your videos and
song texts look like?
Lea: But I read
that you already got a proposal for marriage by a
Lea: What are your
weaknesses and bad habits?
goes Eurovision! Possible or not?