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Formed: 1993
From: Hungary
Last Known Status: Active

Ektomorf Interviews and Features

Below are our features and interviews with Ektomorf.


Ektomorf's Zoli: Cavalera Comparisons "OK"

Zoltan “Zoli” Farkas has spent the last 15-plus years as the sole consistent member in the revolving door of Hungarian metal known as Ektomorf. Like many metal warriors, Farkas has seen several members come and go from his band, but through it all, he’s stayed true to his vision.

The vision is a power-packed brand of groove/thrash metal that is often compared to Soulfly and Sepultura. Some critics have slammed Farkas for too closely mimicking those bands but to him, imitation is the truest form of flattery - and his influences go far beyond those two bands.

And on his latest, “Redemption,” the Brazilian-core influence remains but there’s much more going on – such as a Megadeth or even Alice In Chains influence on “Sea of Misery” or a reckless hard rock edge on “The One,” which features Danko Jones.

Suffice to say, Farkas puts his own distinct stamp on each track. He took a few minutes to chat with Metalunderground recently about the new album, the many lineup changes, his love for Johnny Cash and the gypsy persecution he’s been subjected to throughout his life. More...

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