of The Heavy Press
conducted an interview with singer Jill Janus
of the Los Angeles-based, occult-themed traditional heavy metal band HUNTRESS
on October 22 at The Kool Haus in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. You can now watch the chat below.
' sophomore album, "Starbound Beast"
, was released on June 28 in Europe and on July 2 in North America via Napalm Records
. The CD was recorded at Hobby Shop Studios
in Los Angeles with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris
, MUNICIPAL WASTE
). The cover artwork for the effort was once again created by Vance Kelly
, HIGH ON FIRE
, ALICE IN CHAINS
, AVENGED SEVENFOLD
, DEATH ANGEL
), who previously worked on the group's debut album, last year's "Spell Eater"
includes the track "I Want to Fuck You to Death"
, which was co-written for Jill Janus
by legendary MOTÖRHEAD
frontman Lemmy Kilmister
In a recent interview with Examiner.com
stated about HUNTRESS
' musical evolution from "Spell Eater"
to "Starbound Beast"
: "When we recorded 'Spell Eater'
in 2012, we were still such a new band, we were still developing our sound and we were still trying things out. And we put it out with a fury and we love that record. This time around with 'Starbound Beast'
, we were a little more thoughtful with it, my lyrical content is a little bit more advanced, as well as an overall new confidence in the band. The musicianship is better, the songwriting is better, and it's the evolution of HUNTRESS
. That's what's going on here, it's naturally evolving and that's really cool to see."
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