Flashback Interview 2006: DERRICK GREEN (SEPULTURA): “We Wanted To Create This Journey So When You Listen To It From The Very Beginning To The End You Feel Like You’ve Gone Through Some Type Of Crazy Journey”

Photo of Derrick Green from Sepultura

In 2006, Metal Express Radio’s Stig Nordahl had the pleasure of interviewing Sepultura’s frontman, Derrick Green. With the release of their concept album Dante XXI, Green shared insights into the band’s creative process and the inspiration behind their unique take on Dante Alighieri’s The Divine Comedy. Join us as we delve into the making of this ambitious project and explore how Sepultura brought a 14th-century epic into the 21st century. Spoiler alert: It’s not because they ran out of modern issues to scream about!

Read our album review from 2006 here!


  • Stig G. Nordahl

    Stig is the founder and the president of Metal Express Radio, based out of Oslo, Norway. He has been around doing Metal radio since the mid-eighties. In fact, running Metal Express Radio takes almost all of his time. Is it worth it...? "Most times, yes," Stig says. "My philosophy is to try to give all Metal releases a fair chance to get promoted in one way or another. As you can imagine, it can be an arduous task to listen through about 20 albums every week! Still, I know we have the best METAL dedicated radio on this planet, and that is a reward in and of itself. I hope one day the whole Metal community can and will make listening to Metal Express Radio part of their daily rituals! Yeah, right..."

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