Ahead of the release of their debut album, Phoenix, out through Sharptone Records on September 1st (and available to buy here), German post-hardcore band Alazka sat down and talked about their influences, the German metal scene and why they think Germany has the best metal scene in this exclusive video clip.

Tour Dates (w/ Imminence, Across The Atlantic):

09/17 – Hannover – Mephisto
09/18 – Dortmund – FZW
09/19 – Cardiff – Fuel
09/20 – London – The Black Heart
09/22 – Trier – Exhaus
09/23 – Aarau – Kiff
09/24 – Milan – Circolo Svolta
09/25 – Wien – Chelsea
09/26 – Berlin – Musik & Frieden
09/27 – Warsaw – Hydrozagadka
09/28 – Prague – Rock Cafe
09/29 – Dresden – Konk Klub
09/30 – Stuttgart – KellerKlub

I have an unhealthy obsession with bad horror movies, the song Wanted Dead Or Alive and crap British game shows. I do this not because of the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle it affords me but more because it gives me an excuse to listen to bands that sound like hippos mating.