1.For those that have never heard of you before, can you tell us a little bit about the musical project?
Agonia is a musical project designed and composed by Rui Vrt(drums) and the live colaboration of Daniel D. in voice and low guitar, and Gilberto F. in high guitar.
2.How would you describe the musical sound that is presented on the recordings?
Agonia pretends to sound like agonizing corpses and mental cataclisms. Exploring the dark corners of the emotional side of the mind. It pretends to crush your soul into the depths of the earth and then erupt in a cataclysmic event…
3.You refer to your music as ' cataclysmic doom metal', can you tell us a little bit more about this term?
I try to create an emotional cataclysmic event in the souls that listen, imploding and exploding dark emotions.
4.What are some of the lyrical topics and subjects the band explores with the music?
I has no lyrics..the subjects are agony , emotions of despair, psychologic dissolution , pain, and cataclysmic emotions of epic proportions.
5.What is the meaning and inspiration behind the name 'Agonia'?
Agonia means Agony . the meaning and inspiration are despair and pain felt .
6.What are some of the best shows that the band has played so far and also how would you describe your stage performance?
Shows like shelter nights, labyrinth doom fest (oporto), Under the doom Fest (Lisbon) , were all great shows because the show is an emotional display of sound and its like a meditation for us.
7.Do you have any touring or show plans for the future?
8.On a worldwide level how has the feedback been to your music by fans of doom metal?
The international bands with whom we played like marche funébre or mourning beloved really enjoyed the show. That’s the only feedback we have.
9.Where do you see the band heading into musically during the future?
Heading to the abyss of doom. For eternity.
10.What are some of the bands or musical styles that have had an influence on your music and also what are you listening to nowadays?
11.What are some of your non musical interests?
Nature, general culture.
12.Before we wrap up this interview, do you have any final words or thoughts?
Stay down, and then explode.