Please tell us a few words about the new release, about the music on it as a whole or a few words on each track in part. How are you happy with the final release?
“ADDICTION” is the first album of KOPPER8 and we are proud of it. We worked a lot during 6 month writing new songs and training to be prepared to record in a very short time. It was hard but we did it.
Each member brings his piece and influences on this album which are Thrash and Death Metal for a big part.
How would you describe/label the music on it? Does it sounds like anything we might have heard before?
Doing something that no one has ever heard it’s very hard in those days for metal players.
We play music has it come to us trying to make it right. We are all influenced by many different bands but to resume it’s really Thrash and Death the most important. Critics of KOPPER8 say that you can find touch of SLAYER, PANTERA, LAMB OF GOD, SEPULTURA but the better way to know is to listen our album and make your own opinion
Where was it recorded and how much time did it take you to record it? Any interesting stories from the recording/producing the material?
“ADDICTION” was recorded in Guichen, it’s a small town near Rennes in France. It was in the E-FACTORY studio (TAGADA JONES) and we did the job in six days for all instruments. All songs has been recorded and mixed by Stephane Buriez from LOUDBLAST an experienced and great guy !
He gave us many advices to work before and during the recording.
Further this entire works we had moments of fun too it was necessary to not be under pressure constantly. We wrote entirely a song there “L’Eloge de la Folie” Also we let behind us our liver with many empty bottles…
What can you tell us about the cover artwork? Is there a link between the artwork and the lyrics? What are the topics of your lyrics?
The cover is a photo taken during our video clip “Requiem” in a Paris church. It’s our guitarist “Steff” who worked on this because is the one knowing how this shits works.
At the beginning it wasn’t the cover we thought about but because of limited time we changed our mind to use a picture we already had to finally be satisfied of it.
Beside we are working on an alternative cover for the vinyl.
Our lyrics talk about religion, war, drugs, feelings and some kind of different addiction.
What do you expect to gain through this release? What are the band's aims at the moment?
KOPPER8 expect to gain visibility and proposal for lives and festival through France and why not Europe or far away. We love to be on stage and have moments with the public; we always try to make it right for the pit.
Is there a special format the material is released in? Or is it released in multiple formats? How many copies were pressed?
You can find the release in CD, mp3 (Itunes, Deezer, Spotify) and vinyl but for the last one we will press only a hundred pieces. For the CD we made a thousand copies.
Where and how will you promote this new release?
We promote our new album “ADDICTION” with the help of DOOWEET Agency who are making a great job for us. We pressed promo album to send them to all the press and media possible but the best promotion we can do it’s to be on stage to defend our music.
Where can we order it from?
You can order it on -findie merch, season of mist...