HARDCORE SUPERSTAR INTERVIEW
Hardcore Superstar are a metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. The four members are Jocke Berg (vocals), Vic Zino (guitar), Martin Sandvik (bass) and Adde Andreasson (drums).
Twinmusix got to speak to Joakim ''Jocke'' Berg from Hardcore Superstar about their upcoming tour and more.
TM - Hey, this is Amelia from Twinmusix, Thank You for taking this call with me today. How are you?
JB - I am fine Thank You. I just woke up here in Sweden, it is 830 in the morning here. Where are you from?
TM - Sydney, it is 430 in the afternoon here.
JB - Cool
TM - I was just writing something about Devin Townsend because I saw him last night.
JB - He is a cool guy.
TM - You should collaborate with him
JB - I would like to do that.
TM - If you do, let us know. We would love to hear it. We are expecting you in Australia soon what can fans expect from your Australian tour?
JB - I think it will be a fantastic tour. We toured with Buckcherry back in 2013 and they are great guys. It will be a high energy Rock and Roll show and we have seen them at festivals as well.
TM - What festivals have you been to and what's your favorite?
JB - My favorite Festival was a small Festival, it was pouring down rain and there were around 5,000 people in front of the stage, it was very special.
TM - That's cool, what an experience. I keep going back to Hellfest.
JB - Hellfest is a great festival, hopefully, I'll go next summer.
TM - hopefully, and it's their 15th anniversary.
JB - Cool, that would be great to go then with our new album.
TM - What's happening with your new album?
JB - We have written some new songs and hopefully, we will be releasing it in January next year.
TM - What can fans expect?
JB - This album is going to be heavier than the last album.
TM - Can we expect you to play any of the songs on the Australian tour?
JB - Mabey.
TM - Well if you don't hopefully we see you next year on Hellfest.
TM - This is Twinmusix signature question. If you could have any band play one of your songs what band would it be, what song would it be and in your style or their style?
JB - That is a great question. Slayer doing one of our songs in their style. It is sad they are going to stop playing soon.
TM - Yeh man, it is their final world tour. Have you been to a show?
JB - Yeh, about 30 shows. I love them.
TM - Have you meet them?
JB - Yeh, Kerry and Gary are awesome guys.
TM - They look like Awesome guys!. That would of been an amazing experience.
JB - It was, hopefully I get to meet them again one day.
TM - What is your favorite memory of watching someone else perform live?
JB - In 1995 I went to a festival in Sweden that was held in a forest and I saw Pantera for the first time. They were throwing monitors all over this stage. Then he said into the microphone, this microphone is f****** destroyed and threw it into the stage. My friends and I thought it was cool and then at midnight slayer came on stage.
TM - (Laughs) I wish I was there. That sounds like a lot of fun.
TM - If you could collaborate with any artists who would it be and why?
JB - I would love to collaborate with Suicidal Tendencies. That would be a dream come true, everyone in the band loves them.
TM - There show was sweet in Australia, they defiently know how to put on a show. What a gig.
TM - What are you looking forward to doing in Australia?
JB - I am looking forward to playing shows. If I had to choose a second country to move to, I would choose an Australia, I love it there.
TM - Is there Anything else you want to say to your fans?
JB - I am looking forward to coming back to Australia. It has been a long time and I'm looking forward to seeing all our fans.
TM - Thank You for the interview today. We cannot wait to rock out with you.