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Question from GA (IP: 91.21.107.61) posted May 30, 2007 10:01:52:
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hello anders,
I got the Nasum Grind Finale from Mike at Unrest.I asked him some questions about the release and the work for this monster.now I think it´s one of the best produced vinyl editions ever.the cd book was/is amazing,but the vinyl version is a dream!!!
I always read questions about old and rare Nasum stuff.you guys,ask me,maybe I can help you!
this is no commercial,it´s a support for one of the best bands in the world!so no kiddies,only vinyl junkies^^!!
http://www.myspace.com/666ga666

my question:
did you hear something about a Nasum tribute or Nasum cover bands?
I have read that you skated.Do you still have a skateboard or skate stuff?
I don´t think that you skate every day,but maybe you buy some bread at you local baker^^!
cheers ga
A:
1. I get the occational cover song every now and then but I don't know anything about any tributes or cover bands.
2. Yes, I have a beat up old school skateboard in the attic somewhere. It has not touched ground in quite a while... / Anders
Question from Jordan J. (IP: 207.102.104.138) posted May 28, 2007 08:19:15:
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Good mornin, Anders.

Listening to all of the album "Helvete" today,
I was trying to figure out if Shane Embury played on any more tracks other then "Whip" ? If so ... which ones?
A:
Not on the album, but he played on a few other tracks from the "Helvete" session, released on the "Grind Finale" 2xCD/4xLP. / Anders
Question from bIlLy (IP: 12.111.115.130) posted May 28, 2007 00:48:10:
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Hello,

Did you ever take any Drum lesson when you began drumming or after a few years into drumming? One more question, Do you have any advise on balance in grinding?

Thanks for Reading
Billy.
A:
I took lessons for eight years when I began drumming at age 10. To answer the other question I need to know what kind of balance you mean. But generally speaking I do not have any good advise at all, but focusing and practising! / Anders
Question from Richard (IP: 213.113.38.171) posted May 24, 2007 01:33:42:
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Hall!
P tal om Hellfest... Mste vara en av, om inte det, bsta line-upsen till Hellfest av alla Europas festivaler. Grymt mycket bra band! Vilket ser du sjlv fram emot att f se?
Vad tycker du om Secrets of the Moon som ocks spelar dr? Grym progressiv Black Metal som knns som ngot som skulle tilltala dig!?
Ha det!
/Richard
A:
Ja, det r helt bisarrt vilken line-up det r. Personligen r jag idagslget mest sugen p Machine Head eftersom jag torskat rejlt fr "The Blackening", men givetvis lockar Mastodon ngot enormt. Men jag kommer att gra mitt bsta fr att se Korn, Cannibal Corpse, Mayhem och lite Earth Crisis. Och kanske Slayer.
Synd att jag inte blir kvar hela festivalen. Hade varit kul att hnga med Napalm Death och spana in Immortal och - frsts - Neurosis... (Converge kommer jag att se vid andra tillfllen under turnn).
Secrets of the Moon har jag inte hrt. Tack fr tipset. / Anders
Question from yohan. (IP: 82.233.69.81) posted May 23, 2007 19:53:17:
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it's not really a question (please excuse my poor english i'm a dumb french guy ^^)..just to say that 3 years after the tragedy , Mieszko is still alive in heart of true fans of nasum (like me)...
i saw you a the fury fest in france in 2004 , and i met you just after your show on the main stage , just behind the drum kit on stage,me and my band played this year with bunch of fucking ggod bands like you guys !!
this year we play again at the same fest (called hellfest now) and the "souvenir" of your show is still in my head..
this post is just a "tribute" to mieszko and nasum...thank you guys for what you've done !
nasum rules !
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Thanks, see you at Hellfest then! / Anders
Question from Niclas (IP: 213.113.41.114) posted May 22, 2007 10:44:50:
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Gtt! Kommer du gra helt nya tryck eller bara reprints av de gamla?
A:
Kan bli en ny variant av ngon gammal (dvs frgfrndringar, typ av plagg etc). Har inte riktigt bestmt mig n. / Anders
Question from Josh (IP: 62.226.81.112) posted May 19, 2007 00:07:58:
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I just read that relapse "throw out" your split with pig destroyer and antigama for free if you buy anything there.
Are there other ways to get the split?

Best,
Josh
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It's a mailorder only 7" so I guess you have to buy something to
get it! / Anders
Question from Niclas (IP: 213.113.41.114) posted May 18, 2007 15:42:19:
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Kom igen nu Anders, skicka ivg en bestllning p svarta trjor med nasum-logo p nsta gng du ska trycka nnting med Coldworker
A:
Jag KOMMER att gra nya Nasum-trjor i sommar. Jag lovar! / Anders
Question from Attila Nemeth (IP: 213.163.59.202) posted May 17, 2007 16:41:35:
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Hi!
What about the Nasum/Napalm Death split?

...and

Do you know someone who wants to sell a World in turmoil Green vinyl?

Thanx a lot!
A:
Two questions, one answer: No idea. / Anders
Question from Nasumfan 4 ever (IP: 194.16.220.126) posted May 15, 2007 09:40:24:
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Knner du inte en arrangr som kan dra ihop ngonting? Vore skitballt!

Ska ni inte teruppliva Nasum igen d fresten? vore asballt.

R.I.P Miesko
A:
S vitt jag ser det s finns det nog inget utrymme i rebros konsertliv fr en spelning innan sommaren. Massor med jox p gng.

Den andra frgan var dock jvligt dum. / Anders
Question from Tord (IP: 217.31.169.86) posted May 14, 2007 13:52:00:
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Men gud va du r bitter Anders, det enda han vill r ju att se er spela. Sen kan vl band faktiskt arrangera spelningar sjlva. Tror inte ni r s stora att det inte skulle funka
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Bitterheten r kanske inte helt p blodigaste allvar... :)
Men nd: jag har varit arrangr tidigare i livet och det r inget jag tnker plocka upp igen. Det finns massor av duktiga arrangrer i stan som grna fr skta den biten. / Anders
Question from Goregrinder (IP: 217.210.23.214) posted May 13, 2007 12:55:32:
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nej men det vore kul om ni kunda dra ihop ngra kompisband och bara lira nnstans
A:
Fortfarande en uppgift fr en arrangr. / Anders
Question from Goregrinder (IP: 217.210.23.214) posted May 13, 2007 09:22:49:
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kan du inte fixa ett gig med coldworker,regurgitate och gadget i rebro? vore riktigt bra!
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Ser jag ut som en arrangr? / Anders
Question from PshyCom (IP: 83.252.18.86) posted May 11, 2007 18:57:06:
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Var kan man f tag p genocides lyricks alt. tabs??
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Det finns inga texter och tabs finns det nog inga heller. / Anders
Question from Jordan J. (IP: 207.102.106.118) posted May 6, 2007 08:04:46:
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Good morning, Anders.

I read a previous question and you said Coldworker and Pig Destroyer were going to be doing a split?

In my opinion, that would honestly be one of the best splits ever created. =D

Any news on this topic?
A:
Not really. It's a Coldworker, Antigama, Pig Destroyer split for Relapse's mailorder. Our track is the bonus from the Japanese version of "The Contaminated Void". Don't know how exclusive the other bands material is. / Anders
Question from Andy (IP: 81.153.237.113) posted May 6, 2007 07:43:54:
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Hi anders.
I was wondering what the japanesse writing on the 'grind' t shirt converts to in english? i assume it says grind but im curious.

much respect, your music will inspire me for a lifetime.
A:
Yes, it's "grind" ("fun-zai") in Japanese. / Anders
Question from jacoballen nasumfan guy (IP: 207.69.137.35) posted May 1, 2007 04:42:06:
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Hey Anders
Have you heard any of "Job for a Cowboy"? If so, then do you think they are any good? Because here in America their is a massive popularity wave over these guys, but quit frankly I dont see anything so special about them, perhaps its the bands young age that gets everyone so enthused about them. Im not saying there bad im just confused why their so popular:)

R.I.P. Mieszko
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Never heard of them. Funny name though. / Anders
Question from Mattias, ljudnrden (IP: 83.227.64.47) posted May 1, 2007 03:39:49:
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Tja! Har ftt hem Grand Finale vinylen och wow sger jag. Det jag undra r var denna graverad frn CD slppet lr var det frn en CD-R av dom "omasterade" filerna?
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"GRIND Finale", gosse "GRIND"... Vinylen gjordes frn samma mastring (dvs min hemmagjorda sdan) som CD:n. / Anders
Question from SG (IP: 82.208.211.55) posted April 30, 2007 11:34:28:
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Hey, Anders! I've been searching the web for some time, and I still haven't found out what is actually Nasum. I know you took the name from that Frankenstein movie, but ... what is actually Nasum?
A:
Get hold of "Grind Finale" and you'll know. / Anders
Question from Jordan J. (IP: 216.232.233.150) posted April 30, 2007 00:21:34:
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Hey again, Anders.

Does having someone else in your band with the same name ever get confusing?
Say if someone in Coldworker asked "Anders" to do something, you answer, but they actually directed it to Anders Bertilsson? =D
A:
The nature of the question usually indicates which Anders it's for. But "Anders" is usually me, and "Bertilsson" the other Anders. / Anders
Question from Goregrinder (IP: 217.210.23.214) posted April 29, 2007 22:10:52:
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vad tror du om den? av det lilla jag har hrt s verkar den kunna blir riktigt riktigt bra
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Den blir skert fin. / Anders
Question from Goregrinder (IP: 217.210.23.214) posted April 29, 2007 12:31:23:
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har du ngon aning om hur det gr med den nya sayyadina skivan?
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Kommer i juni. / Anders
Question from Jordan J. (IP: 209.53.227.63) posted April 28, 2007 21:07:57:
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Hey, Anders.

I know your drumming is more then just speed,
involving technical, groove stuff and what not, which sounds kick ass,
but I was wondering what your fastest song on drums was for Nasum?

I thought "Supernova" was pretty damn lightning fast.
A:
I honestly have no idea. I think the blast tempo is pretty even on all tracks. Live a few songs usually was sped up on purpose, mostly on the closing blast part. / Anders
Question from Kim (IP: 217.209.186.47) posted April 28, 2007 00:17:43:
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Hej Anders,

Grindcore i all ra, men har du/ni aldrig funderat p att vcka Charles till liv igen? Enligt mig r "Orden inom mig" den bsta skiva som slppts i sin genre. Har frresten gamla konsertbilder p er frn Badhuset nn gng p 90-talet (kanske inte r ensam om det).

//Kim
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Nej, det r inte aktuellt. Jag str fr det givetvis, men det r som sagt inte aktuellt att ta upp igen. / Anders
Question from Jukpak (IP: 62.142.158.112) posted April 27, 2007 00:56:30:
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Hi!

just wanted to ask you about one thing that is like a shared concern for all of us. How is your hearing after these years of playing so loud? Ringing or anything, since I havent seen any plugs in your ears while playing live. Thanks for everything.
A:
I've been "plugged up" for many years. I always carry earplugs on me. No major tinnitus yet. / Anders
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