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Quick introductory interview.

Interview with Lying Figures.
1. Who are you and how did the band get started?

We are LYING FIGURES from France.

Formed in 2008 by guitarists Mehdi and Matthieu, Lying Figures took shape gradually until stabilizing with the incoming of singer Thibault (Octavion, Dungortheb), drummer Charles (Ataraxis) and bass player Fred (ex Inborn Suffering, Drowning, Marthyr).

2. Why did you choose Doom, and how would you describe your style?

Doom metal is rich, many ways to express our darkness. Sometimes melodic, sometimes brutal but always heavy and oppressive, our music is inspired by tortured art as well in music, cinema or literature. From Saturnus to Katatonia, from David Lynch to John Carpenter, Edgar Allan Poe to Lovecraft and through Silent Hill or Alice in Wonderland, the band deploys a universe in which madness and melancholy are dancing together.

3. What would you consider to be the high point of your career so far?

We are at the very first debut of our career but we played for the first time with a stranger band, Goatess from Sweden, it was a honour to play with those guys. We hope to have many many more gigs with this kind of bands.

4. Which three bands most influenced you?

We have many influences, but we can name Katatonia, My Dying Bride, Saturnus.

5. What are your plans for the near future?

We're actually working on new songs for the future full-length and playing live everywhere we can.

6. If there is anything you would like to add, the last words are yours.

Support metal, support darkness!

Visit the Lying Figures bandpage.

Interviewed on 2014-12-27 by Doom-metal.com.
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