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From: Montreal, Canada
Last Known Status: Active

Derelict Interviews and Features

Below are our features and interviews with Derelict.


Peace, Love, & Death Metal With Derelict

It was Friday, November 30th in Montreal, and my butt was killing me. Let me explain.

I'd arrived a little while ago at Katacombes, a little cavern of a club with a corner stage partially in the round. Headlining the evening was Derelict, an increasingly popular technical death metal outfit carving quite a name for itself across Canada. After tracking down frontman Eric Burnet, we escaped the noisy chatter - and the impending racket of the opening act - by ducking down a flight of stairs to a basement alcove outside the restrooms.

In the shadowy corner, we claimed a precarious perch atop two beer kegs while Eric brought me up to speed. We discussed all things Derelict, including this year's sophomore album "Perpetuation;" (reviewed here) the overall death metal genre and beyond; Eric's personal techniques and goals as a vocalist and lyricist; the downloading controversy; and more. More...

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