interviews circa After the Fire

Battle Helm

"Given the quantity of metal music and other music that has been recorded, it is difficult to function if you hold originality as the ultimate goal. Pharaoh's priority is quality." (read more)


"Anything you listen to will influence you somehow, whether you want it to or not. It doesn't mean I'm thinking about Dismember when I'm writing a Pharaoh track, but it's all part of the same consciousness." (read more)

Transcending the Mundane

"I'm not easily frustrated, as I have a sound grasp on the ultimate importance of what I do in this metal scene. I'm not changing the world; I'm just listening to the music I like. How frustrating can that possibly be?" (read more)