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Question from Jordan J. (IP: posted March 14, 2008 16:48:47:
Hey Anders.

I was wondering what kind of sticks you use when you are drumming?
I almost found that lighter sticks were easier to grip and enable faster speeds.. but they break incredibly easy.
Do you find any difference between the lightness/thickness?
I use a very long and heavy Swedish stick - Vincent 2R. I've played longer sticks during the last - I don't know - six years. I used to play Zildjian Super 5B but lately I've been playing the Vincent stick. I should probably try to learn playing shorter sticks though.

I need a certain weight in my sticks to be able to play at all, lighter sticks don't work at all for me. / Anders
Question from Josh (IP: posted March 10, 2008 00:43:50:
What the fuck happened to the Coldworker page?
This is no joke right?
Did those asses destroy the site? Or did they change things so that you had to delete everything?
I'm sorry for you!
It was completely deleted. / Anders
Question from Lord Bengt (IP: posted March 6, 2008 12:24:43:

tänkte bara hör mig lite om hur det ser ut på Krigshot-fronten? Kan väl tänka mig att det kanske är så aktuellt nu när Coldworker släpper nytt, direkt. Men kände ändå att jag borde fråga för att få svar.

Det händer inte ett skit. Och det är tveksamt om det kommer att hända något mer igen. / Anders
Question from Johan (IP: posted March 4, 2008 14:21:51:
Hur går det med Napalm Death spliten??
Hittar ingen info om den någonstans!?
Den är på G och info kommer när det kommer! / Anders
Question from N (IP: posted March 3, 2008 19:04:54:
why you used guitar pedals(for example boss ds-1)
instead of a nice guitar head?
they are noisy and when you recorded helvete with messa boogie you had the best result!:)
Ok. / Anders
Question from Erik R (IP: posted February 28, 2008 16:53:51:
Kanske en dum och irrelevant fråga, men du får svara om du tycker det är meningsfullt (för mig är det uppenbart det eftersom jag frågar):

Tekniken du använder i Q&A-delen på nasum-sidan, är det en färdig modul, eller något du / ni knackat själva? Om det är en modul, är det freeware eller något man köper?

Ha det gott!
Ära vare gud i höjden, funktionen har jag gjort i slöjden! Det är typ en vanlig gästbok egentligen rakt upp och ned. / Anders
Question from Jordan J. (IP: posted February 22, 2008 08:06:04:
Good mornin', Anders.

During the beginning process, the start of Nasum, and even in the later era,
I was wondering what your means of funding Nasum were?
Obviously you had some help from the fellow members,
but.. Did you have a side-job, or endorsements?

I always had an interest in how someone starts up a band, and how it's paid for..
Music has always been a free time occupation for me, and every dollar earned has went back into the band in some way or another (equipment, rehearsal room rent etc). It was actually not until the last Nasum tour that we earned some private money, which incidentally mostly covered what we lost in income from taking a month of from work. You have to be on another level to actually live on the music. / Anders
Question from -W- (IP: posted February 22, 2008 07:22:15:

Are there any places where I can buy Grind Finale anymore or do I have to start looking from the 2nd hand cd-shops?
Its' possible that the occational distro still carries brand new copies of it (perhaps even the Relapse Mailorder), but I don't know of any. Amazon has the Japanese version, but it's pretty expensive. / Anders
Question from ---- (IP: posted February 21, 2008 16:24:36:
Gavs "domedagen" ut i olika färger eller är det grönt omslag som gäller??
Jag antar att du syftar på det ex som ligger på eBay. Det är äkta och säljaren är en pålitlig person (som t.ex finns med på flera av våra tacklistor!).

Jag tror omslaget kopierades upp på vilket papper vi än kunde hitta. Jag kom inte ihåg några gröna ex, men som sagt - det är ett äkta ex. / Anders
Question from Vinkelvolten (IP: posted February 17, 2008 18:22:08:

I noticed the Krigshot "Orebro-mangel" t-shirt is gone. Will it ever come back?
Most likely: no. / Anders
Question from Jordan J. (IP: posted February 16, 2008 22:26:59:
Oi, Anders.

I was wondering what songs you play for a warm up when practicing with Coldworker, or just by yourself?
Obviously, you'd play your own stuff, but do you cover any other songs just for the hell of it?
No. / Anders
Question from Goregrinder (IP: posted February 15, 2008 12:04:27:
När kommer nya coldworker skivan? eller åtminstonde lite smakprov?
Lite fel forum för att ställa en sådan fråga, men i maj ska skivan komma. / Anders
Question from GA (IP: posted February 9, 2008 10:45:59:
the last message confuse me..what do you think about Relapse merch??they still sell the shirt.a silly question I know !
maybe the guy should buy a doombringer pre-order package with a shirt^^!!
..and some bootlegs are cool.don't forget the Napalm Death "Bootleg In Japan" :-D
people should buy bootlegs,but don't buy bullshit!!!
cheers my friends
Well, Relapse don't sell bootlegs, they sell authorized merchandise that's OK'ed by the band. Bootlegs are not OK'ed by the band, and does nothing to support the band. Nasum always had a lot of integrity when it came our records and merchandise and to see some shitty product out there is a terrible feeling because the average fan doesn't know what it official or not.
And "Bootlegged in Japan" was an official release, despite the name... / Anders
Question from Kikko (IP: posted February 1, 2008 21:05:04:
is there any site i could buy shirt with grind finale logo?
I really don't know what that means. But as far as I know there are none. Officially. I've seen bootlegs, but don't buy bootlegs. That's ot supporting a band! / Anders
Question from Tim (IP: posted January 25, 2008 09:35:35:
Hej igen!

Jag ville bara veta arför inte relapse har prodikterna som finns här och varför produkterna på relapse inte finns på denna sida. hur kan det komma sej?

Nasum Fanatiker
Därför att Relapse gör sina grejer och jag gör mina grejer. / Anders
Question from Jordan J. (IP: posted January 23, 2008 05:52:06:
Hey again, Anders.

I had asked this question awhile ago, I think like 8 months ago or something, but I kind of left out the overall, main question I meant to ask.

I've seen so many grindcore band videos, and I noticed all the drummers will be doing the blast on the snare with their left hand, while they hit the hi-hat and symbols with the right hand. I noticed you do that, too.

You, being a drummer for so long, I wanted to know if that was the actual correct way of doing it? Or is it just a righty/lefty kind of ordeal? I find myself, when I'm drumming, to be doing the snare blasts with my right hand.. opposite of what I see in the grind videos.
"Hi-hat and symbols..."! That was funny! Anyway, for me playing a blastbeat is a matter of co-ordination - right foot & arm / left arm / right foot & arm / left arm etc. It is essentially a normat 2/4 beat with the second hi-hat/cymbal beat left out. For me it would be impossible to play a blast with right hand/arm on the snare.

In my opinion the "blast with the right hand on the snare" is a completely different beat, as played by Cannibal Corpse for example.

But any way you slice it is good I guess. There are no correct ways to do anything anymore. So if it works and sounds good, then just do it. / Anders
Question from Finland (IP: posted January 21, 2008 17:14:35:
I ordered this Inhale/Exhale longsleeve awhile ago from Rockabilia site and i got a e-mail of them saying that the fucker's dont have it anymore...i was wondering could i make 1 for myself ?

Hail Nasum
I'm not comfortable with that. / Anders
Question from Markus (IP: posted January 16, 2008 10:56:58:
Just a quick question about the Mesa Preamp Mieszko used. Is it a V Twin or a V2 pedal? I can't see the model on the Helvete studio diary pictures but I think it's a V Twin. Thanks in advance.
You are correct. / Anders
Question from Niclas (IP: posted January 13, 2008 23:44:37:
Kommer Doombringer säljas som vanligt i Sverige eller är det en bra idé att beställa från Relapse?
Jag antar att den får den vanliga distributionen, om inte annars lär jag väl sälja ett par ex själv. / Anders
Question from Jordan J. (IP: posted January 13, 2008 19:40:49:
Hey again, Anders.

I was reading in some of the archives about how you would edit/polish songs and such..
Let alone, lots of Grind Finale was edited with.

Did you take any lessons on working with music editing,
or did it come along naturally from playing around with music programs and what not?
It really isn't that advanced as it might sound like. Basically it just a matter of adjusting the EQ and levels, with the aid of good plug-ins. For "Grind Finale" I got a crash course from Dan Swanö and then I had 150+ tracks to practise on. / Anders
Question from Markus of Nyctophobic (IP: posted January 12, 2008 18:49:07:
sooo, the split with Napalm Death will contain selections from the live set and possibly "Unchallenged Hate" and the Doombringer CD is the entire set? I'm a bit confused now. Or is it different live recordings/tracks for each release? Will Napalm Death cover "The Masked Face"? That would a dream come true to you, I guess.
It's the same 16 songs on the releases. The old cover trade idea was canned millions of years ago. / Anders
Question from Josh (IP: posted January 11, 2008 09:51:03:
He he, this sounds nice!
What did you do to improve the quality of the recording?
Thanks for this, Anders!
Basically the same thing as on "Grind Finale". It was a little bit of editing and then some tweaking with the Firium plug-in. / Anders
Question from Jordan J. (IP: posted January 11, 2008 07:10:58:
Good morning, Anders.

When I heard the news about the new CD,
I think I woke my parents up from screaming.

I was wondering if the album is mastered and all the like?
Or is it just a live recording with stage mics and such?

Feels nice to have a piece of Nasum be released when I'm a huge fan,
seeings how I was In grade 8 when Shift was released, and I had no clue what "grindcore" was!
Yes, it's mastered but it's a very rough recording from start so don't expect any high quality shit. Just a rough slice of life on stage with Nasum. All info about the recording is in the blog archives. / Anders
Question from Josh (IP: posted January 9, 2008 22:50:03:
Hey Anders,

What is Doombringer? I am confused because I read about that release on
And normally we receive news at first from you...
Aha... Guess I have some announcing to do... soon. / Anders
Question from Tony (IP: posted January 9, 2008 21:16:41:
Hey Anders what do you think of Flesh Parade?
Haven't listened to them in years... Can't even remember what they sounded like. / Anders
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