Heedless Elegance Interview 15/03/21

MM: Can you tell us about your Band and whos your biggest influences
- The idea of creating a band came to our minds around 2015 I think, we were in a rock/metal festival in Hungary. Zsolt and I were totally sober and we said to ourselves “lets try it one more time, but this time do it for real“. We had projects where we were playing together with Zsolt, but something was missing from them, so we decided to follow a path where we’ll be very conscious about what we are going to do. Of course we were continuously bumped into problems and mistakes, but in a different level. Since the official start of the band which was in 2018, we had quite a few band members on each instruments, cause there was always something that came up to the surface. Those things were in a scale from ‘problems with the attitude’ to ‘the person literally went insane’! But eventually in 2020 the final line up of the band was found and now I can proudly say that I’m in a band with amazing musicians and friends: Zsolt Forgó, Mátyás Erős, Dani Varga and Albert Csobán. My biggest influences these days are Devin Townsend, Ennio Morricone and Twenty One Pilots.

 

MM: Where do you draw your inspirations and ideas from
- You can get inspiration from everywhere you just need to be conscious so you can recognise it. These days video games and movies are my main inspirational fountains, but sometimes the moment after a wild dream can make me think for hours.

 

MM: Plans tour and festival wise for 2021
- Unfortunately the situation around the world is still unstable, we don’ know when we can play live again, but we do everything from us to make it happen as soon as possible. If we will have concerts this year, I think it will be at autumn. 

 

MM: What can we expect from Heedless Elegance live
- Our vision is to make our concert bigger, smellier, more professional and more entertaining in any aspects as we grow as a band. We practice as much as we can to make it happen. I hope if someone will come to one of our shows will feel a different energy. Something memorable.

 

MM: What do you like best and worst abt touring
- One of the best thing about touring is that you can visit places that you never thought you will. The feeling that you and your friends are travelling around your country or around the world means the world to me! Yes, sometimes it can feel uncomfortable, that could be the only problem with it, but overall it won’t bother you.


MM: Which three Bands would be your ultimate touring buddies
- Good question, there are a lot in my “dream pocket” but if I need to choose now I would say Parkway Drive, Twenty One Pilots and Iron Maiden. With this three group I think we would be in a very good friendship.


MM: What's the most memorable concert you've been to (other than your own) and why     
- I think there are 5 concerts in my memory where I felt something different than just a good show. If I need to pick one I would say my first big concert I’m ever been, it was Serj Tankian I think in 2008 at Sziget Festival. For me System Of a Down is everything, and when I heard that Serj will come to Sziget, the 14 years old me was begging to his mother to let him go. Fortunately it happened. That was my firs festival experience, so for me to be there wasn’t just a good concert where I can see my Idol, it was the first time I ever felt freedom. If I’m picturing one specific moment in front of myself from that concert, I can relive over and over again that feeling, I will never forget that. And of course the concert was amazing!


MM: What do you feel has been your biggest accomplishment so far with
- Our latest album “LIBRA”. I’m really proud to this release, and the band that we were able to make this LP. As far as we are able to look back from now to the past two years we truly think that it has became a colorful, yet coherent album overall. It was a challenging task for us to create such an LP, while being honest and fulfilling our expectations to ourselves. 


MM: Which are your Two favourite Albums of all time
- It is hard to chose 2, because there are a few more of them, but if I need to chose now I would say System Of A Downs Toxicity and Vessel from Twenty One Pilots. 


MM: Can you remember the first time you ever played live and how it felt to have people watching you? 
- I remember I was 15 I think, I was a drummer that time and with my first band ever, we had our first show in a basement of an abandoned factory. It was a clubhouse of our motorcycle enthusiast friends, they had a band as well, they invited us to play with them. My parents were there, my friends, a bunch of unknown faces, it was such a surreal situation. I was nerves, but the environment was vary homely, so I just enjoyed my time in the stage. After that concert, as a drummer I never felt that much nervousness again, the next time I felt it was the time when I had my first concert as a front man. 


MM: Growing up which Bands posters did you have on your bedroom wall.
- I never had posters of musicians in my bedroom, I only had posters of Tennis players. Before music, I wanted to be a professional tennis player, maybe I could have been, but I gave up before high school, we will never know, but I think I made the right decision.

 

MM - Who do you think influenced the world of Metal / Rock more than any other person
- Probably it was Ozzy Osbourne, and the Black Sabbath itself. I think everything what we know about the rock/metal world comes from them.

 

MM - What's the most important thing to the band right now?
- We hope that the situation around the world will be stable again, so we can start to focus on touring with our new LP “LIBRA”. Our plan is to play as much shows in as many places that is possible. 


MM:If you could do a cover of any song which one would it be and why?
- There are a few, but now I would say Car Radio from Twenty One Pilots. That song means so much to me, the balance between the instruments and the lyrics are perfect and the building of the song is hypnotizing. 

 

MM: Tell us why we should buy and listen to your Band
- Weed is getting more expensive, and we can’t keep it up.

 

MM: Four words to describe Heedless Elegance
- Emotions hits you hard!


Final Words for your fans and our readers 
- You can find us mostly in every social media platforms on the internet  Our main platforms are Facebook, Instagram, Youtube and the Spotify, but you can also find us on

 

Bandcamp as well. Here are the links for them:

 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/heedless.elegance

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heedlesselegance

Spotify:  https://open.spotify.com/artist/7yNr78pUKCO7heCTAoSlF8? si=koEjmcmbT-6WCNmLhLqFIQ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJc7CBQEV75-AIWdQl4UuJw

Bandcamp: https://heedlesseleganceofficial.bandcamp.com/releases

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