Interview: As Earth Fades
So the other day I spoke to As Earth Fades! They are an awesome band! And if you recall, they were on my sampler. It's on the home page. Check it out, and here we go!
TBD: Who am I speaking to? (For the readers)
AEF: This is Luke Weeks the vocalist of As Earth Fades.
TBD: What is your personal full discography?
AEF: Well we recorded 2 singles last year when we started the band as a metalcore project. Since then we switched to more of a deathcore style and we have released one single "Bloodbath" from the EP we are currently working on.
TBD: What's the EP going to be titled? If you have one yet.
AEF: We have finally decided on "Macular Degeneration" as the title of the EP.
TBD: Sick title! Could you give a quick background on the band?
AEF: Thanks. Michael the guitarist put a few adds online a couple years ago saying he wanted to start a metal band as a ministry to reach people for Christ. We all had that common desire and ended up coming together and starting the band.
TBD: Interesting. That seems to becoming more natural these days don't ya think?
AEF: For sure. It's a great way to know what you are getting into before you just show up for an audition and blindly hope for the best haha.
TBD: True. So who's in the band at this point? And have you had any former members?
AEF: It's Micheal Spencer (guitar) Geoff Enyart (bass and vocals) Patrick Joyner (drums) and I (Luke Weeks: lead vocals). We have gone through a few line up changes in the first year. It was definitely a challenge finding the right drummer and bass player but totally worth the wait.
TBD: That's really cool! What other Christian metal/hardcore bands are around your area?
AEF: We really like and respect Carev Dvor a hardcore band from Columbus. That's really all that comes to mind for me right now.
TBD: I haven't heard of them. I'll have to check them out! Are you guys on a label?
AEF: No way. Overrated. Just kidding. We are fresh, but in the future when we become more established it would be very helpful.
TBD: Lol nice! That would cool! I hope for that to happen too! Have any of you guys been in other bands?
AEF: I grew up writing songs and playing in rock bands. Patrick was in a metalcore band. Geoff has been doing vocal covers and was in a punk band.
TBD: By the way, I love your cover for "Bloodbath"! It reminds me of the August Burns Red covers. I especially love that it's blood running out of a bathtub
AEF: Thanks! Everyone says it reminds them of ABR art. I was just doodling and then was like "well maybe we could actually use this".
TBD: Lol. That's pretty cool. Is there anything else you would like to say?
AEF: Keep an eye out for our EP and support your local bands!
TBD: Alright man! Thanks for talking! When you get a release date, send it to me, I'll post about it!
AEF: Thank you for what you do and God bless! And I will let you know the release date!
TBD: Sick! Thanks man!
That was Luke of As Earth Fades everyone! Great dude! He's a sick vocalist and one of my readers! Don't have many of those but thank you all for reading. And hopefully you guys find new music! Go follow As Earth Fades on the socials, and find their music on Bandcamp. Either the sampler I released (go to home page) or their personal Bandcamp!
The Bearded Dragon