Come Close's Talks of their Debut Efforts

Norway's metallers Come Close formed in November of 2012, since then they have released their debut single "Fear and Beyond" and plan to release their debut EP "Answers" sometime soon. The band talks about the EP and other plans that they have lined up.

1. Where are you guys from and what is the music scene like there?

Oslo, Norway, the music scene is kinda shitty, especially for small heavy bands that are from here. Good scene for bigger heavy bands that comes from abroad.

2. How did you come together?

Mats formed Charcoal Suicide in 2009 and Hatcher and Robbe later joined the band for a bit over a year, before we disbanded, got in touch with two great guitarists in Andrè and Günther and formed Come Close November 2012.

3. What about the band's name, Come Close, where did this name come from and mean?

It's literally from the Saosin song.

4. What type of band are you?

We just call ourselves a Heavy band.

5. What are your songs about, what themes do they cover?

Emotion, desperation and aggression

6. Do you write your own songs?


7. Can you tell me about the whole song writing process that you guys use?

Usually it starts out with Mats making the lyrics first and then we make some riff's at home to fit the lyrics. then we meet up and it's all coming together at the rehearsal space.

8. Why did you pick Fear and Beyond as your single?

Because it covers alot of the aspects in our sound, brutalness, tightness and melodic parts.

9. Tell me about the song Fear and Beyond.


10. This song comes off your demo release due out this Spring, have you picked a title?

The demo will be titled Answers.

11. How many songs will be on this demo release?

3 songs.

12. You guys have a unique sound, which bands would you say influence you the most?

Alot of different bands in the metal genre, as we all listen to alot of different bands, and it gets mixed into this beautiful mixed soup.

13. What advice would you give to fellow bands?

Never give up and spend ALOT of money.

14. What inspires you to do what you do?

Just making music you would listen to yourself is a huge inspiration, and of course the fans.

15. What are your dreams and goals?

To get out of this hellhole and be poor touring the world

16. How do you promote your band and shows?

Through Friends, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube!

17. Describe your show, visual and musically for us.

SICK! We live for live performing, that's what we love the most about being a band. We give it all to put on a great show every time. 

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