Interview with Pete Devine of Pete’s Rock News and Views (http://petesrocknewsandviews.com)
Interview by Clint Listing ( Guitar/Bass/ Vocals) Founder of Until the Sky Dies
PD: What type of artist are you?
Clint- Until the Sky Dies I would say is best explained as Electro Post Doom Metal band
PD: Tell us the brief history of yourself.
Clint- I started Until the Sky Dies to work on Death/ Doom Idea and Dark Metal Ideas as the last time I has done this was in 2000 with Long Winters Stare my last metal band that was signed to Dark Symphonies back then. So I brought on my friend of 30 + yrs Ryan Michalski to help me Record and play Drums, Synths and Lead Guitars.
PD: Who are your musical and non-musical influences?
Clint- Musical are simple Thergothon, Neurosis, Mike Patton, Devin Townsend, Queen , Bolt Thrower and Many Industrial acts on labels like Cold Meat Industries , Malignant Records and Cold Spring Records
Non Musical would be a lot of Asatru, Pagan and Old World Historical elements and Sci Fi.
PD: What are your dreams and goals?
Clint- Just to create interesting music and expose the world to interesting mixtures of sound. Love to collab with some interesting artists as well.
PD: Who writes your songs, what are they about?
Clint- I write music with Ryan the lyrical themes are by Me and are either Asatru Based or Sci fi in nature
PD: How do you promote your band and shows?
Clint- We are doing PR through Metal Devastation PR for ” Forgotten Pact” on new record as well as Social Media . We are not a live act currently but would be interested in playing festivals if they start up again.
PD: What do you think about downloading music online?
Clint- I’m a fan of Physical media but today digital world is a great way to get music to the world for all to hear I have no Ill will towards it . Ryan and I run the label Dead Games Records http://deadgamesrecords.com/ and focus mostly on the digital side of it all
PD: What song do you wish you’d written and why?
Clint- I wish I wrote The album ” In Silver thru Blood” by Neurosis or ” The Fragile” by NIN the full albums I feel just singles or one song are not a complete picture ever.
PD: What are some of your pet peeves?
Clint- Users those that don’t support and promote underground music but want everyone to help them as well as those that want everything handed to them.
PD: What is your proudest moment in music?
Clint- Everything we do is our next proudest moment . Its about growth and expansion of new musical ideas each and every time.
PD: So what are you working on at the moment?
Clint – Oh I’m busy
Kadaver/Listing -Collab Release on Aesthetic Death (UK) Its a Harsh Noise/Industrial release coming Early 2021
The Slumbering -Looking for sorrow within ones fear on Dead Games Records Its what i calls Astral Doom Noise coming Feb 2021
Until the Sky Dies – 3rd Release on Dead Games late 2021
Magni- 2nd release of Dark Pagan Folk coming Late 2021 on Dead Games Records
Ryan is work on a Project called Ronwe its Extreme Thrash metal and will be out on Dead Games in 2021 sometime
PD: What music have you available online and where can we buy it from?
Clint – You get find everything we do at our label we own . http://deadgamesrecords.com/
But its on Bandcamp and through all major digital outlets ( Spotify, Youtubemusic, Amazon, Apple, Tidal, Pandora etc)