An Exclusive Interview with American Heavy Metallers VISIGOTH!

After their highly successful headline run earlier this year, American Metal Warriors VISIGOTH return to Europe in July for a bunch of festival and club shows still promoting their latest album ‘Conqueror’s Oath’!

Standing in staunch opposition to any presumptuous notion of “reinventing the wheel” or “redefining the genre”, VISIGOTH instead dedicates themselves to worshipping at the ageless altars of heavy metal with a singular focus on writing music inspired by their favorite records.

Whether whipped into a frenzy ignited by classic USPM or NWOBHM anthems or pensively meditating on traditional epic heavy metal or weighty doom-inspired moments, these Salt City hessians wear their influences proudly on their sleeves.

With their new 2018 long-player ‘Conqueror’s Oath’, VISIGOTH stays true to the title and conquers the sophomore slump blues with 8 iron-forged anthems of pure metal magick guaranteed to satiate the hunger of the rock’n’roll hordes!

Returning to the depths of the Boar’s Nest in their hometown of Salt Lake City to record once again with engineer extraordinaire Andy Patterson (Subrosa, Deathblow,Dreadnought, et al), ‘Conqueror’s Oath’ was hammer-forged in a whirlwind month of mayhem and mastered by Dave Otero of Flatline Audio (Satan’s Host, Nightbringer, Khemmis, et al).

Immortalized by breathtaking cover art created by none other than underground album art legend Kris Verwimp (whose work has graced records by Absu, Bewitched, Desaster, Horna, Moonsorrow, Skullview, Arkona, and many, many more) in proper swords-and-sorcery fashion, Conqueror’s Oath stands tall on the field of battle, serving as a gauntleted fist in the face of non-believers. Prepare for the onslaught of Salt City Steel!

We’d like to bring to your attention this interview with VISIGOTH! Enjoy the full band talking about their journey, we caught them at the Boston Music Room in London during their European tour. Thanks to our reporter Edward Therens Garcia. The following interview is taken exclusively for Rock Arena. 


Visigoth “Warrior Queen” from the new album “Conqueror’s Oath”:

Visigoth “Steel and Silver” from the new album “Conqueror’s Oath”:

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Editor: Toni Rock
Reporter: Edward Therens Garcia