Baltavar

Story

Not so long ago the band “Baltavar”, formed by Emil – bass player and vocal, and Vasil – guitar player include the drummer Krasimir and form the core of the band. The start playing with no greater hope than to have some fun whit covers of heavy metal songs . Soon they get the feeling that cover songs are not enough and from that moment they start creating their own and unique music. Not so long long after, the band starts a tour along some clubs and festivals. That is the moment that they decide to record their music. The album does not get enough recognition because band did not exist and play for ten years. After the time has passed the base player and drummer feel some rush of new ambitions, this time whit a new guitarist – Plamen. The band starts to recreate their old songs and to create new ones as well. At that point the band is focused on finding a new vocal. However, the search is not so successful and the band changes a lot of vocals before finding the wright one. They decide to offer to Rumen to become the new vocal and luckily he is just the missing piece of the band. He has the same style and ambitions as the other members. Whit his joining the band records their first album “Nuclear people” in “Renewsound” whit the producer Jivko Daskalov. The album includes songs from the past and present of the band, it carries the purity of the heavy and thrash metal touching the purity of the sound and instincts at the same time lyrics the lyrics are focused mainly on people’s emotions, brotherhood and and sad thoughts. They play and show their music around different festivals – “Shumen rock” , “Strajitsa rock fest” (where the band got a recognition for great vocals). The band plays in a lot of clubs as well – clubs as “Addams”, “Polinero” even in Romania club “Shadows”. The band decides to chooses its name to be “Baltavar” The name brings power, confidence, it was used from the elderly Bulgarian khans. After some time they start creating different new songs. The sound will take you to the place where reality and occult collide, the place where everything is black and white only and in front of you is the darkness and behind you is the light. The lyrics bring the dark mist, which wraps this state of mind – in it there is hope, redemption and revenge, in it are all dark sciences. That is the name of their debut album “Dark Science” who waits to be recorded. As the band`s ambition grows, they hope to attract more and more fans to there style, to be heard fans of metal music. Baltavar affirms its style contain old-school metal, death metal, dark metal and combining groove and classic clear vocals. The future story of the band is still to be written with every new victory.

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What is music to you? What does it give you?

Music for us is everything ,we love what we do. We try to satisfy the needs of fans for heavy music , we realy hope to touch there hearts. Everything we do is from our souls.

What is your music dream?

We dreams of always being in mind and hearts of our fans, thats enought for us.

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

We need to thing a lot about this question.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Wow for us these are a lot of songs , like sonsgs on Metallica , Iron Maiden ,Manowar , Sodom , Exodus, and all metal music from 80's and 90's.

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

For us all metal music is favorite.

What inspires you to make music?

To make new music, we thik abut emotion as a living things , asa beings. This is exactly what inspieres us.

What is the message you want to send with your music?

Think deeply ,go to the inside of your souls , there everything is different . There you can be yourself and chose what to be.

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

There are no words to describe the feeling . Perhaps the closest is a bouquet of emotions.

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

There is always something to change or improve, but it happens over time.

What do you think of Drooble?

We thing is cool , and we know there is a lot of fans of our kind of music.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Most of all ,is that themost musicians ,even a lot of metal music fans "look at how you play , but not you want to say with your music"

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

Whenever is posible and we always watch our support bands.

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Great ambitions , desire for development and endless dreams.

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

This will be difficult , because nowadays you can hear everything and everyone. But here are a few: Pantommind , Brutus , Kalmah , I Prevail , Lords of Black , Norther.