Interview with Pete Devine of Pete’s Rock News and Views (http://petesrocknewsandviews.com)
PD: How would you describe yourself or your band as an artist?
KM: we are driven musicians that are extremely passionate about our music.
As for our band we would say the best description of us would be slaming brutal death metal with elements of technicality.
PD: Can you tell us briefly about your background – i.e. where you’re from, how you came to make music, etc.
KM: we all have come from different area in the United States, however we currently reside in Seattle, WA. As for how the band came about. We have been established for some time. But with our current new line up there was a burst of fresh energy and the creativity of the band as a whole blossomed and became what it is now.
PD: Who and what inspires you to make music, both in terms of musical and other influences? What do you like to write about in your songs?
KM: We are heavily influenced by the Slam genre, snd brutal death metal in general. Some of the bands that we have drawn influence from are Devourment, kraanium, Internal Bleeding, and Abominable Putridity. Our songs are written about extraterrestrial beings attacking and enslaving humanity, and other such Sci-fi elements.
PD: What are your aspirations as an artist?
KM: We love to write! The recording process is one of our favorite Parts of what we do, and we love to promote and connect with our followers.
PD: What is the proudest moment in your music career so far?
KM: By far our biggest achievement and proudest moment would have to be the release of our new Full length album Symbiotic Assimilation. We spent countless hours to ensure we could deliver the most professionaly written album we possible could.
PD: Promoting one’s music is such a challenge these days, especially with so many new artists emerging from bedrooms in the day of the home studio. How is that going?
KM: We absolutely love to promote our product! The reception we have received in such a short time has been mind blowing! Connecting with our fans and building our name as a band had been an incredible experience over all. With so manny emerging musicians the only way we could think of getting notice was by creating and molding our own personal style as those before us have done.
PD: And how do you book and promote your live shows and tours? Any performances coming up?
KM: In this age of social media, it has never been easier to reach out to promoters and bookings agents to share our product with those who will listen. Thanks to much hard work and diligence
We are able to make connections that will last a lifetime. As for upcoming performances. We have some big announcements that we can not currently discuss. However you can catch us March 11th at The Vessel Taphouse in Lynwood WA for a killer show.
PD: What do you think about downloading music online? What about streaming sites like Spotify?
KM: We are all about the social media and streaming platforms. We believe that such devices should be utilized any time they are available as they hugely important to the growth any band. The more people who listen to your music the more people your band will reach.
PD: What song do you wish you’d written and why?
KM: Currently we are very content with everything we have written an are currently writing.
PD: Is there anything you don’t like about the music industry, which you would change if you could?
KM: I think as a whole the music industry
Is thriving and very alive and well. There are millions of talented musicians and bands that are trying to make a splash in this giant ocean every single day.
PD: So, what are you working on at the moment?
KM: We are constantly writing and tracking new music. There is a new EP coming soon, and we can’t wait for you to hear it.
PD: Where can we learn more about you and buy your music/merch online?
Kryptoxik Mortality links:
Band/Artist location – Seattle, Washington
Facebook – You Tube – Bandcamp –
Instagram – Apple – Spotify – Amazon – Deezer – LinkTree –
Check our page for Kryptoxic Mortality