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The Famine

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The Famine Interviews and Features

Below are our features and interviews with The Famine.


The Famine Explains "The Architects Of Guilt"

North Texas death metallers The Famine have now dropped their second full-length album "The Architects of Guilt" through Solid State Records. Former bassist turned vocalist Nick Nowell spoke with me about the album, the state of the music scene, and how he tries to give his lyrics meaning.

Commenting on writing the new album, Nowell stated "I figure the world is full of enough death metal bands singing about decapitating women and mutilating their genitals. There are enough metal bands complaining about how their dad’s didn’t hug them enough and stuff like that, so I wanted to try to do something at least a little bit different."

Nick went on to speak about trying to be socially conscious with The Famine's music, parting ways with former vocalist Kris McCaddon, and the problems the band has faced by being labeled as "too Christian" by some and "not Christian enough" by others. More...

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