Please tell us about the history of your band and its members.
Our band (AJAL) started at the end of 2008, origanally form in Malaysia. We have 5 band members, whom are:
Rohja'at - vox
Shie'thunt/Jaa'an - 1st guitars
Warxsick - 2nd guitars
Nizumaut - Basss
Luhant'nath - drum
How would you describe your style? Which bands influenced your music?
Ajal style is more towards Eastern Black & Thrash. Lyrics wise, we are mainly heavy on death, sin, armageddon & darkness> We are mostly influence by bands such as As Sahar, Nebiras, Rator, Dark Throne, Marduk & Batory
Why should a metalhead buy your demos/albums?
A Metalhead should buy our demos/albums because we are the new rising black metal band that gives new life & spirit to metal songs. Also we inspire metal influence in young people.
What have you released so far and how were your releases received by the public/media?
Ajal have already released:
"AJAL TIBA BILA SERUAN MENJELMA" DEMO 2010 (MTD Productions, Malaysia),
"DEATH CAME WHEN THE CALL APEARS" DEMO TAPE (HellHouse666 Records, Thailand),
"ODD ORACLE" DEMO 2010 (Victory By Fire records, Netherlands) and compilations
"BLACK METAL AGENDA VOL:1 " (Black Metal Agenda, Norway),
"BLACK PAGAN DEATH SALUTE VOL:2" (Salute Records, Sweden),
"MOST UNHOLY CONVERGENCE" (Satanica Production, New Zealand),
"AMUKAN MALAYA" (MTD Production & Indiependent Hellish Records, Malaysia).
Our releases have been well received by the public/media. From the releases mentioned above, you could see that we have manage good.
Do you play live as well? How's your live activity so far?
Yes, our band play live. So far, we are doing about 7 gigs in 2 months locally, and they were all well received by the metal fans.
What sould labels/zines/promoters know about your band? Why should they be interested in it?
The should know that our band could make great metal music & we also have no doubt of doing a great gig if given the chance & opputunity to perform. They should really be interested in us because we focus on a different kind of metal which rises from the east, that will make us a band different from the exisitng metal bands. We bring new life in our concepts, songs as well as lyrics.
What plans do you have for the near future as a band?
For the near future, we might be realeasing our demo & keep on doing our gigs. Hopefully one day our band will be invited to Thailand to perform a live gig there.
Where can we listen to your band and where can we buy your stuff?
You can download to listen to Ajal at http://darkborneo-666.blogspot.com/2010/07/ajal.html
You can also buy our demo from:
Malaysia The Darkness Prod -myspace.com/malaysiathedarkness (Malaysia)
Hellhouse 666 Prod - www.hellhouse666.cjb.net (Thailand)