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Question from Jordan J. (IP: 209.53.227.14) posted December 28, 2006 08:41:05:
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Hey there Anders,
before I ask my question, I'd like to say how fucking wicked your technique of blast beats are. I dont know if its the extra kick you throw in, it just suits everything you play.

But to the question;
Does the band you are in now ever play any Nasum songs? for fun or tribute?
A:
Never ever. / Anders
Question from lord-gore (IP: 217.226.235.168) posted December 26, 2006 22:43:38:
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thrash band Propagandhi !-) I would say angry melodic hardcore!did you saw the band live?I visited a show back in 2001.for free! 3 guys kicked my balls!listen to a Propagandhi cd or live.it´s not the same!they play fuckin´fast,but in a melodic,positive way...I can´t explain!that´s the same feeling when I listen to songs like The Deepest Hole,Fury,Stormshield...sometimes I hear some Millencolin tunes in Nasum songs!?did I say that?don´t curse me!but that´s my feeling when I listen to some Nasum songs.and that´s it what I miss now.
greetings to coldwörker
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Well, Millencolin is hardly the only band who uses melodies. But; being close friends since forever and co-existing as bands side by side it's possible that something rubbed off from one band to the other. Look at the studio documentary on the latest Millencolin disc and see how Larzon is grinding as soon as the camera is pointed at his direction... / Anders
Question from Anthony (IP: 86.204.114.54) posted December 26, 2006 02:21:15:
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Your show in Nancy, France, 2 nov 2004 was recorded by 2 or 3 cameras, do you know who did that ? And if we can have the film ?
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I don't know of any filming of that show. / Anders
Question from Omid (IP: 86.131.126.240) posted December 24, 2006 01:15:06:
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Hey man.

Im a drummer from ireland, and not to lick your balls like everyone else does cuz im sure your sick of it, but i admire your drumming technique, both fast and slow Some of those blast beats get so fast, moreover conveying of anger it would seem
.
I was wondering what your take was on the thrash band propagandhi, cuz you covered one of their songs and you guys have a lot in common, like it seems to me you both used your music partly as a medium to promote a message, just as my band (warning shot) attempts to do.

Sorry about the huge length of this post, its ridiculous.

May the grind be with you.

Omid
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The hardcore band Propagandhi, I guess you mean...

Well, Propagandhi was and is one of the most political bands I know about and their enthusiasm really inspired me although I am not a political person in the same way they are. Plus, I really enjoyed the music and so did Mieszko. At that point "Rio de San Atlanta, Manitoba" was their rawest song so it was fairly easy to make a cover of it and sort of stay true to the original feeling of the song and presenting it for an audience who probably weren't aware of them, instead of doing another cover by a band that they already know about. / Anders
Question from URR (IP: 89.98.9.89) posted December 20, 2006 10:53:39:
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Hello Anders,

Are there plans for a Nasum live dvd?

Mieszko 1974 - 2004
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Never. / Anders
Question from lord-gore (IP: 217.226.239.1) posted December 3, 2006 10:59:29:
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hi,how can I order the grind finale vinyl monster?I want to buy more to get a discount.is that possible?
A:
Nope. My copies are more or less sold. / Anders
Question from Fågelmamman (IP: 213.67.190.109) posted November 26, 2006 11:06:13:
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vad tycks om birdflesh? Hoppas att det blir mycket fina nytryckningar
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Lite för mycket ploj för min smak, men okej. / Anders
Question from Finnish Nasum fan ;) (IP: 62.241.235.5) posted November 23, 2006 19:53:06:
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Hello !

Is there any chance to get my hands to the Live In Hultsfred '03 video ? Will it be posted to the site ?

Long live Mieszko !
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It will not be posted on the site. Look for it elsewhere. / Anders
Question from Niclas (IP: 213.113.41.84) posted November 15, 2006 12:35:58:
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Nu börjar det närma sig december. Har du nån aning om vilka nytryckningar du kommer göra gällande merchandisen?
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Nej. Jag har lite annat att tänka på just nu. / Anders
Question from Richard (IP: 81.229.57.102) posted November 14, 2006 01:50:18:
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Hallå!
Enligt Mike på Unrest Records så kommer du ha en del av den merchen han ska göra. Är det så? Isf vet du när du kommer ha det?
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Ja och nej. / Anders
Question from Airplane (IP: 82.182.114.229) posted November 2, 2006 15:56:52:
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Har du hört nya Deftones-skivan?
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Inte än. Jag har den dock. / Anders
Question from Kiaa (IP: 203.106.252.162) posted November 2, 2006 06:55:12:
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So is it a green light for us?
A:
Well, you should check with Relapse how to do it properly, since they own the songs. / Anders
Question from Noel (IP: 24.47.220.179) posted November 1, 2006 23:31:57:
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Hi Anders:

I find the riffs on "Scoop" and "Wrath" irresistible and want to play them on guitar.

I'm having a difficult time figuring them out and cannot find the tabs for them online.

Do you know where I could find the tabs for these songs?

Thanks,

Noel
A:
Sorry, no idea. Most Nasum tabs out there are mostly wrong anyway. / Anders
Question from Andreas (IP: 83.79.113.14) posted November 1, 2006 13:59:15:
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Hello Anders!

Can you tell me from which movie the sample is at the beginning of "Blind World" from the split with Agathocles?

Thank you very much
A:
"Flesh for Frankenstein". / Anders
Question from justin (IP: 205.173.47.254) posted October 31, 2006 21:21:50:
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anders,
just wondering about the t-shirt production. they're friggin awesome, but also friggin hard to get off your website. my closet feels empty without the "grind" shirt, which i cant find anywhere else. help? advice?
A:
Friggin' in the riggin'... Well, the designs I've made are not licensed to any other t-shirt seller, so I guess you have to search the used markets for copies.
I think I will do another round of t-shirts in December but I don't know what designs as of now. / Anders
Question from Kiaa (IP: 202.146.89.146) posted October 31, 2006 14:26:14:
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Hey Anders, would appreciate if you could give us some brief plannings for NASUM tribute compilations. We heard that nothing has confirm. We're from Asia and maybe we could work something out and do Asia version of the tribute if the 'world' version tribute didn't work out well. Please let me know about this. We will come out with proposal if we have the green light and we'll initiate a new email for discussion. I can be reached via kia@symphonicblast.net Cheers bro!
A:
I don't anything about tributes. That's all the insight I can give you. / Anders
Question from Jon Long (IP: 71.127.243.27) posted October 28, 2006 03:56:59:
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Hey man I've been without a computer for a very long time. Just here to say its good that the vinyl is finally happening and it is great to see coldworker up and happening.

On question i've been meaning to ask for a long time that i'm sure has been answered at one point. What does the "mangel" in orebromangel mean when it is put in that context?
A:
Well, "mangel" means "mangler", like the apparatus you need to get your sheets and stuff flat and nice. But in Sweden we (= extreme music fans) use "mangel" as a description of how good, rough, extreme and noisey something is. I can't translate it to one good English word. It's like you're mangled by a wall of sound. So you are getting mangled by some "mangel" from Örebro.
The "Örebromangel" title is of course comes from a classic Swedish hardcore tape called "Stockholmsmangel" wíth some of the prime hardcore bands of the 80's Stockholm scene. / Anders
Question from Niclas (IP: 82.196.99.181) posted October 27, 2006 17:46:00:
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Tja, hur ser affischen ut i sin helhet? Den som följer med Grind FInale-Lpn alltså.
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Som framsidan på plattan. / Anders
Question from darrell (IP: 67.80.45.236) posted October 27, 2006 01:52:50:
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Anders, will Grind Finale vinyl be released in the US at any point? it looks amazing and i would love to own it but the shipping to america is very expensive.

also, is there colored vinyl for the release?

thanks man
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Well, it's relesed by a Canadian label so it will be available in the US. Relapse will have 100 copies in their webshop in a near future. They will probably have a more resonable price for American buyers. The postage rate is pretty much insane here.
The vinyl has the color black, the only true vinyl color! / Anders
Question from Goregrinder (IP: 213.67.190.109) posted October 25, 2006 16:23:12:
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härligt! du vet inte vad det är för typ av kepsar? Du har inga bilder från de kepsar som ni har haft förut? För vad jag har förstått så har ni haft det?
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Jag vet inte exakt, men jag tror att de kommer att vara ganska tajta kepsar. De skulle komma i två storlekar, S/M och L/XL. De tidigare kepsar vi haft har inte varit några höjdare. / Anders
Question from Goregrinder (IP: 213.67.190.109) posted October 25, 2006 14:08:45:
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Det är inte aktuellt med några kepsar när du tar tag i tröjorna?
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Faktiskt är det kepsar på gång genom Unrest Records, men jag vet inte riktigt när de kan dyka upp. / Anders
Question from A Broken Today (IP: 72.139.190.86) posted October 24, 2006 01:48:34:
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I have a question about merch, and I dont know if it has been asked yet or not, sorry if it has been.

Will any more Nasum merch be made, because I am looking for the Crass style logo and the NASUM GRIND logo. Thanks for your help

P.S Coldworker is sounding SICK

Thanks
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I will deal with the merch in December, but I have yet not decided what to reprint. / Anders
Question from Daniel Polsinger (IP: 80.121.111.90) posted October 22, 2006 16:58:01:
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Hello!

I wanted to know if there are plannings for a NASUM tribute compilation in future, such as some labels did with Brutal Truth for example. If yes, could you post a contact adress where bands can apply to become a part of it.

I would be grateful for an answer.

thanks!
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People are asking me this all of the time but so far nothing has happened. / Anders
Question from Nils (IP: 81.225.68.229) posted October 20, 2006 23:40:14:
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Ta en titt på dessa två klipp, våra första gig med grindcorebandet. Skulle va kul med lite respons!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WfSw5fqSLc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsiSg6m9Qo0
A:
Låter schysst! Lite svårt att höra riffen, men grymt trumspel. Men om ni ska kalla er "grindcore" får ni har lite högre blastratio i låtarna... / Anders
Question from Toto (IP: 212.92.23.8) posted October 18, 2006 16:10:38:
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Hej Anders!

What is your favourite swedish band(s)?

Greets from Hungary.
A:
Doktor Kosmos. / Anders
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