Guitarist Johannes Persson of Swedish "art rockers" CULT OF LUNA was interviewed earlier this week by Andrew Haug of Triple J's "Full Metal Racket" (based in Australia). Listen to the interview in streaming audio at the Triple J web site: Windows Media, Real Media (NOTE: The first part of the Johannes Persson interview begins around the 59-minute mark). Check out the program's entire playlist at this location.CULT OF LUNA will release the "Fire Was Born" DVD on March 23 via Earache Records. Along with an epic live show recorded on July 1, 2008 at Scala in London, England, the disc — which was mixed, edited and designed by the band — will feature footage of Johannes Persson (guitar) and Anders Teglund (keyboards) answering questions from fans all around the world and the videos for "The Watchtower", "Leave Me Here" and "Back To Chapel Town". A teaser for the DVD can be viewed below. CULT OF LUNA's latest album, "Eternal Kingdom", is based on an actual journal found in an old mental home. The CD takes listeners on a weird and wonderful journey through the mind of a former patient as he tells the tale of how his wife came to be murdered, and of the mythical creatures he claims to have encountered during the time of the harrowing event.
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