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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.
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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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Hallå!
På tal om Hellfest... Måste vara en av, om inte det, bästa line-upsen till Hellfest av alla Europas festivaler. Grymt mycket bra band! Vilket ser du själv fram emot att få se?
Vad tycker du om Secrets of the Moon som också spelar där? Grym progressiv Black Metal som känns som något som skulle tilltala dig!?
Ha det!
/Richard
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Ja, det är helt bisarrt vilken line-up det är. Personligen är jag idagsläget mest sugen på Machine Head eftersom jag torskat rejält för "The Blackening", men givetvis lockar Mastodon något enormt. Men jag kommer att göra mitt bästa för 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 hänga med Napalm Death och spana in Immortal och - förstås - Neurosis... (Converge kommer jag att se vid andra tillfällen under turnén).
Secrets of the Moon har jag inte hört. Tack för 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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Gött! Kommer du göra helt nya tryck eller bara reprints av de gamla?
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Kan bli en ny variant av någon gammal (dvs färgförändringar, typ av plagg etc). Har inte riktigt bestämt mig än. / 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 iväg en beställning på svarta tröjor med nasum-logo på nästa gång du ska trycka nånting med Coldworker
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Jag KOMMER att göra nya Nasum-tröjor 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!
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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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Känner du inte en arrangör som kan dra ihop någonting? Vore skitballt!

Ska ni inte återuppliva Nasum igen då föresten? vore asballt.

R.I.P Miesko
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Så vitt jag ser det så finns det nog inget utrymme i Örebros konsertliv för en spelning innan sommaren. Massor med jox på gång.

Den andra frågan var dock jävligt 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 är bitter Anders, det enda han vill är ju att se er spela. Sen kan väl band faktiskt arrangera spelningar själva. Tror inte ni är så stora att det inte skulle funka
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Bitterheten är kanske inte helt på blodigaste allvar... :)
Men ändå: jag har varit arrangör tidigare i livet och det är inget jag tänker plocka upp igen. Det finns massor av duktiga arrangörer i stan som gärna får sköta 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 några kompisband och bara lira nånstans
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Fortfarande en uppgift för en arrangör. / 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 örebro? vore riktigt bra!
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Ser jag ut som en arrangör? / Anders
Question from PshyCom (IP: 83.252.18.86) posted May 11, 2007 18:57:06:
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Var kan man få tag på genocides lyrick´s 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?
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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.
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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, ljudnörden (IP: 83.227.64.47) posted May 1, 2007 03:39:49:
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Tja! Har fått hem Grand Finale vinylen och wow säger jag. Det jag undra är var denna graverad från CD släppet lr var det från en CD-R av dom "omasterade" filerna?
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"GRIND Finale", gosse "GRIND"... Vinylen gjordes från samma mastring (dvs min hemmagjorda sådan) 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?
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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
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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 hört så verkar den kunna blir riktigt riktigt bra
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Den blir säkert fin. / Anders
Question from Goregrinder (IP: 217.210.23.214) posted April 29, 2007 12:31:23:
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har du någon aning om hur det går 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.
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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 ära, men har du/ni aldrig funderat på att väcka Charles till liv igen? Enligt mig är "Orden inom mig" den bästa skiva som släppts i sin genre. Har förresten gamla konsertbilder på er från Badhuset nån gång på 90-talet (kanske inte är ensam om det).

//Kim
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Nej, det är inte aktuellt. Jag står för det givetvis, men det är 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 haven´t seen any plugs in your ears while playing live. Thanks for everything.
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I've been "plugged up" for many years. I always carry earplugs on me. No major tinnitus yet. / Anders
Question from L. Nici (IP: 83.249.26.135) posted April 25, 2007 20:30:48:
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Hejsan anders, vem är sångaren på dom första låtarna på "grind finale" låter tungt. Hade ni planer på att lägga ner ändå om Mieszko hade överlevt?(kanske lite känsligt men är tvungen att fråga)


R.i.p. Mieszko, saknaden är stor!
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Rickard Alriksson, originaltrummisen sjunger på de första 66 låtarna. När det gäller den andra frågan så hade det berott på vilket skick han hade befunnit sig i. Om han t.ex hade dragit på sig liknande skador som hans flickvän så hade det troligen varit slut på Nasum som turnérande band. / Anders
Question from Jordan J. (IP: 209.53.227.66) posted April 22, 2007 06:51:50:
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Good day to you, Anders.

Meaning to ask this before, I forgot about it.
I was wondering why "No Paradise For The Damned" was re-done and put on "Shift" when it was already on "The Black Illusions" like... 8 years difference between the albums.

Is there some meaning behind that song in order for it to be re-recorded?

I just think it's a powerful track, and who's ever desicion to re-do it, was a damn good one.
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It's pretty much explained in the "track by track" (see the discography section):

4. No Paradise for the Damned

- This is the only rerecording of a released track we've done for any of our albums. We didn't plan to record it, it just happened. We had talked about adding this song - originally from the Abstain split - to our liveset but never managed to really pick it out from the badly played and badly recorded original release. But somehow we came to talk about it during the "Shift" session and I went home and pushed myself to finally pick it out. So I did it and we recorded it, but it never made it into the liveset anyway.

---

Apart from that I think the song added a feeling of the old days, a more straight on grindcore song among the more modern songs we wrote. / Anders
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