CleveScene magazine recently conducted an interview with INTEGRITY frontman Dwid Hellion.
What exactly made you want to combine elements of hardcore punk and metal?
Probably the Japanese band GISM had a lot to do with that. Also bands like Septic Death, early Metallica and Slayer. GISM had a Motley Crue/Rhodes-era-Ozzy vibe fused with extreme punk. They were one of the first punk bands I listened to (on the PEACE/WAR compilation), and they still influence me today.
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