Can you tell us a bit about the band?
“Well Rabid Hood is a melodious Hard Rock band from Vestland/Norway. The band has extensive experience in the Metal and Rock n Roll stage with members from Helheim, ex-Taake, Trelldom, Nattverd, Aventyr and Spitfire++. This should be a good foundation to produce good quality music for new and old hard rock listeners to enjoy. Produced by Beau Hill musicproduction the hard-hitting drummer with a touch of metal, hard rock and rock at the same time,lead guitarist with heavenly solos, rhythm guitar and bass which creates a solid foundation for success and a vocalist who tops it all. I think this will be well received by both new and old hard rock listeners who appreciates good music”.
How did you all meet?
“Some of us are childhood friends and some have become known through various bands. Musicians tend to find each other both here and there”.
Who were your musical influences growing up?
“We were all born in the 70’s so we like what we grew up with … like Motorhead, AC / DC, Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath etc and we always wanted to be like them. So i think it has probably affected us as a band more than we think but thats how it is”.
What made you want to be in a band?
“We have always been interested in music ever since we were kids, listening to all kind of music and wanted to be like them, you know how it is. Eventually we got hold of instruments and taught us little by little to play on them and startet playing together with different results for many years.So we learned more and more as time went by having a great time doing it.We managed to get some gigs locally and you know we were stars in our own little way, and then we started a real band and got serious about it. Members came and members went but we never gave up so here we are”.
What has been your best gig?
“I must say in our hometown with all of our friends and local fans it`s awesome”.
Can you tell us a bit about your music?
“Well hard hitting melodious hard rock with the influence of heavy metal I think spiteful is the song we are most proud of , leadgitar Noralf’s solo is truly a masterpiece, the hard-hitting drummer with a touch of metal, hard rock and rock at the same time, rhythm guitar and bass which creates a solid foundation for success and a vocalist who tops it all., The production and performance of the EP we are really proud of. We are currently working on a new album soon to be released for new and old hard rockers to enjoy”.
Describe your music in 3 words.
“Melodious, hard, rock”
What makes your band stand out from others?
“The music makes you feel on top of the world”.
What are your plans for the rest of 2022?
“We have big ambitions to get out there and play our music in front of live audience as much as we can and we have a lot of music ready to be recorded for a hole album, so there is a lot of work ahead. We want to try to make Rabid Hood a hard hitting hard rock band that people notices and talks about, and I hope we will achieve that in this crazy music world we live in LoL”.
If your band had to be remembered for one thing apart from your music what would you want it to be?
“That is a tough question must be our style”.
Any gig’s coming up?
“Working on it, soon I hope”
By Siân Parker