Please present your label, when and where was it started, who is involved in its activities and what genres are promoted by it.
Winterkalt Records was created in MMX , when I decided to release some of the bands that I thought deserved a proper release and praise. Winterkalt supports and releases only Black metal, on tapes, without exceptions.

Tell us a few words on each or the most important releases of your label, and which of them are still available for purchase.
Each release is in some way important to me. In the beginning I contacted the bands I liked myself, offering a release on my label. As time progressed, bands contacted me themselves, and each one is important, as they are a part of the label. Most of the releases are available, but almost sold out.

What are the most important features you look for in a band that is or has the chance to be signed on your label?
Most important feature I look for in a band, is the music. I will not release anything, if I don't think it has effort,time and will put in it. Next, and equally important thing is the attitude of the overall release. So, necro wannabe kids who think they now what black metal is, stay the fuck away!!

How can a band get in touch with you? What should bands know before submitting their promos for your consideration?
As I said, the most important thing to consider before contacting me, is that I release only serious black metal records, records that have spirit.

What's the most important thing in the relationship between you and your bands? What is your label offering to its bands?
What I offer to bands is, most importantly a chance to have a good, quality, tape release and a chance to be heard in the black metal underground. I have a wide distribution, and the artist can get their part of the artist copies. Nothing more, nothing less.

Is there anything you planned with your label and has not yet been completed?
Not in particular, no. The only plan is to continue trading, and release some more albums.

How does the future looks for your label? Any major projects you would like to share with us?
The upcoming release that should be out soon, is of the amazing greek Imperial Darkness who play fast, bestial black metal, so look forward to that.

How can anyone get in touch with you? Please list your website, webstore and/or social media links.
To get in touch, visit Winterkalt records. Thanks for the interview.


May 2012
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