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MESHUGGAH Does not Truly Hate Djent

MESHUGGAH Does not Truly Hate Djent

MESHUGGAH Doesn't Actually Hate Djent

Meshuggah guitarist Mårten Hagström was quoted again in 2018 as apologizing for creating djent, and stated the time period got here from fellow guitarist Fredrik Thordendal being drunk.

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“To begin with, we’re very sorry for creating that style; we did not intend to — our unhealthy. No, however it’s truly… I believe it is a false impression, that djent factor. I believe it is type of hilarious,” stated Hagström on the time.

“It is our lead guitar participant, Fredrik, being drunk again within the day, speaking to considered one of our old-school followers, attempting to clarify what sort of guitar tone we had been at all times attempting to get, and he was desperately attempting to say, ‘We wish that ‘dj_,’ ‘dj_,’ ‘dj_,’ ‘dj_.’ And that man was, like, ‘What’s he saying? Is {that a} Swedish phrase? Have to be. Appears like dj_, possibly ‘djent’? Perhaps one thing like that.’ And that is the place it comes from. A drunk misunderstanding, as at all times with Meshuggah.”

Hagström has now clarified in an interview with Loudwire that he does not truly hate the style, and takes being an inspiration to many as a praise. Hagström additionally stated he does not take heed to any new music when he is writing new Meshuggah.

Some bands have popped up which can be getting larger, which can be into us. That is actually cool and that is actually gratifying. We actually love the truth that folks cite us as inspiration. I do know I’ve gotten the query, ‘You guys hate the djent motion and also you guys hate this and that.’ It is like, ‘No, dude. That is not true in any respect. The straightforward reality is that we’re previous, lazy Swedish dudes who’ve been doing these things for a really very long time. So once we do a brand new album, I do not take heed to new music in any respect.”

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“Whoever you’re and no matter you need to do this has any artistic nerve or any artistic aspect to it… do not you need to be an individual who conjures up others the way in which you had been impressed by one thing? That is the best praise, no matter what they sound like.”

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It’s also possible to try our interview with Meshuggah drummer Tomas Haake the place he talked in regards to the band’s new document Immutable out right this moment, drumming, and his well being situation.

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