|1. How did the band get started? How did you meet
and how long have you been together?
We started beck in 88. Me & Tom were in Rigor Mortis (NY) and
after that broke up we decided to start something new and eventually
Immolation was born. We all knew each other before we actually played
together and are pretty much good friends. It's more than just music,
and band, it's really our lives.
2. How would you describe
Bob Vigna: Very dark, haunting, intense,
unique, heavy, atmospheric, and unholy!!
3. What are your
Bob Vigna: There are so many,
we like all kinds of music. We started out with Metallica, Sabbath,
Dio, Maiden, Preist, Zepplin, Slayer Voivod, Destruction, Kreator,
etc, too many and lots of music today inspires us, metal and non-metal.
4. What influence do you think your bands has in music and
Bob Vigna: I think we have played
a major roll in the underground, but many people don't realize it.
5. What made you want to be in the band? And if you werent
in the band what would you be doing now?
We've all been into music for as long as we can remember. There's
just something about it that keeps us going. It is something to look
forward to, something that is powerful. It is just an interest we
started pursuing and never gave up on. Now we work even harder and
put that much more into it. We've been able to see the world, and
meet so many different people just from playing metal! And that's
what it's all about, the music and those who releate to it.
6. Are any band members in side projects? If so what are they,
and explain a little about them.
Bob Vigna: No,
we run our own contracting/construction business and deal with this
band as it is, and that's enough for now. Haha...
would you feel if a band took their sound from yours and became very
Bob Vigna: I think some have taken
bits and pieces by now, but we are the only ones who can truely do
8. What current bands do you like or respect?
Bob Vigna: Cannibal Corpse, Incantation, My Dying
Bride, Nile, Type O Negative, and many more.
many demos/albums do you have? Tell me about them!!
Bob Vigna: We have 3 full length albums. "Dawn Of Possession",
"Here In After" and "Failures for Gods". They are all great so check
10. What demo/album do you like the best?
Bob Vigna: There is no best, just alot of great music
11. What is the meaning behind the songs?
Bob Vigna: There are alot of meanings, it all depends
on what the listener gets out of it.
12. What are the
bands favorite songs?
Bob Vigna: "No Jesus, No
Beast", "Once Ordained", and "The Devil I Know"
does the future hold for the band?
Going on tour in next week with Six Feet Under in the states. Then
we will work on and record a new album, then tour some more and the
rest only time will tell!
14. If you could play with any
band who would it be and why?
Bob Vigna: Tori
Amos, because we'd get to see her every night.
writes the majority of the music?
We all have our strong points but it is the collaboration of everyone
involved that makes the songs the best possible.
has been the favorite band youve played with and why?
Bob Vigna: Alot of great bands, all cool and great performances,
Cannibal Corpse, Impaled Nazarene, Vader, Six Feet Under, Nile, Incantation,
and lots more.
17. Where did you get the band name from?
Bob Vigna: Our first drummer Neal came up with it.
18. Describe what the band is like live?
Vigna: We are more powerful than the album and more furious too.
We are a live band for sure and definitely kick the llamas ass!!!!!
19. If you are gonna do any kind of video what would be in
Bob Vigna: We have lots of ideas , but we
don't see any videos on the horizon.
20. Are there any
touring plans made; if so tell me about them?
Vigna: Six Feet Under , next week. Can't wait!
Where do you think the band will be 20 years from now?
Bob Vigna: In Yonkers of course!!!