Female fronted metal bands, regardless of how popular in the scene today, still are minorities in a male dominated sphere. But it doesn’t matter what goes where, because Butcher Babies really don’t give a shit (no really, they don’t) as long as you have heard of them.
The five piece act, fronted by vocalists Carla Harvey and Heidi Shepherd, has a very young career but already boasts a notorious reputation for their punk-esque attitude and blitzing energy on stage, and essentially, not being a favored band amongst the ‘honorable’ elitists of the scene. ‘Lilith’ is just another statement made by the band for everybody, and it is the boldest one made.
Metal Wani’s Fernando Bonenfant had a chat with BUTCHER BABIES ladies Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey at Dome, London.
They discuss the ongoing European tour in support of the recently released album ‘Lilith’, fan reception to London, why they decided to have a VIP package on this tour with acoustic sessions with fans, the evolution of the band and why it’s fun to play with looks.
They also talk about facing negativity on social media, why they are used to being criticized in school, colleges etc, why they always respond to hatred messages on social media, why it takes more courage to ignore such hatred, how they keep their personal lives separate from the band, the musical direction of the album ‘Lilith’ and why this album is their most ‘matured’ effort till date.
They throw light on how they changed the songwriting process on this album, the biggest challenge they faced while writing and recording the album and future plans.