AFTERMATH – the progressive thrash metal band from Chicago – have announced their upcoming album ‘There is Something Wrong’ their first album since their 1994 debut ‘Eyes of Tomorrow’. Aftermath were one of the original crossover bands of the 1980’s and one of the most technical thrash metal bands of their time. Infrared Magazine had the privilege of sitting down with AFTERMATH‘s Kyriakos “Charlie” Tsiolis.

INFRARED MAG: Who are some of your influences in music?

AFTERMATH: I get this question asked a lot over the years. I don’t have influences really. When it comes to writing our songs no specific band has influenced us. The music we write is heavy, we have been influenced by styles of music – mainly metal and the various genres within it have been an influence and in our early days hardcore and punk also influenced us.

Read the complete interview here.