would like to buy a hardcopy version of your album but I dont
have a PayPal account or have access to one. How else can I
We realise that many young people today do not have access to
credit and debit cards (its one of the main reasons why
we are giving our music away for free). However, simply send
an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
and well outline some alternative payment methods available.
Will you ever be playing a show in my
As much as we would love to play every major city in the world,
it just isnt as simple as jumping into a van and hitting
the road. The economics of touring (transport, equipment, food,
accomodation, and time off work) for a niche band such as ourselves
prevents us from playing anywhere without careful planning and
Where exactly in Ireland are you from?
We both live on the east coast of the country (Drogheda and
Dublin to be exact).
Can either of you speak the Irish language?
Very little. The education system doesnt exactly inspire
learning when it comes to the Irish language, hence why so few
Irish people can speak their native tongue fluently.
Who are your musical influences?
Both of us have all kinds of different influences from classical
music, to death metal, and almost everything in between.
long have you been playing your instruments?
Paul has been playing guitar for some 21 years now, while David
has been drumming for approximately 18 years, on and off.
What happened to your old band logo?
Why did you change it?
We simply decided a fresh start was in order, visually as well
What do you get up to most often when
you are not performing or writing music?
Usually working our soul-destroying day jobs. But, then, they
do provide us with the means to create, record and distribute
Is the band a hobby or have you ever
considered trying to go full-time as professional musicians?
As a metal band? There is slim chance of that happening but
its not a big issue for us. There are a select bunch of
fortunate individuals who can thrive as professional musicians
but they are few and far between, like with lottery winners.
Why have you released your music under
a Creative Commons License? What it is and how exactly does
Creative Commons is a non-profit organisation which provide
a flexible range of license protections and freedoms for authors,
artists and educators. Creative Commons licenses are not an
alternative to copyright; they work alongside copyright and
can be modified to suit specific needs and wishes. Creative
Commons licenses allow creators to communicate which rights
they reserve, and which rights they waive for the benefit of
recipients or other creators.
Our music has been licensed under a Creative
Commons Attribution/Non-Commercial/Share Alike 3.0 License.
This means you are free to copy, share and remix the work under
the following terms and conditions:
should also be aware that this license in no way affects our
moral rights, which allows us to object to any derogatory
treatment of our work. Derogatory treatment
is typically defined as distortion or mutilation
of the work, or treatment that is prejudicial to the honour,
or reputation of the original creator. For example, remixing
any part of our music with audio/video samples of racist material,
animal cruelty, or propaganda, etc., would be deemed derogatory
treatment of the work.
You must attribute the work in the manner specified
by the creator or licensor (but not in any way that suggests
that they endorse you or your use of the work).
Non-Commercial You may not use this work
for commercial purposes of any kind.
Share Alike If you alter, transform or build
upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work
only under the same or similar license to this one.
Are you not concerned that this type
of license could lead to plagiarism?
If other people wish to adapt or build upon our songs for the
purposes of experimentation and personal creativity, they are
welcome to do so, as long as they adhere to the full
legal code of the Creative Commons Attribution/Non-Commercial/Share
Alike 3.0 License. In our opinion, theres nothing
ethically wrong with modifying another artists work, especially
when the original artist has put the work out there in the first
place. The wrong comes in falsehood, by not attributing the
derrivative work (passing it off as your own), and/or attempting
to profit from said work and/or preventing others from adapting