8APIE is a band that has been formed out of pure passion and necessity by veteran musician and mixing engineer Fader Istheman, who has over 25 years of experience working with every major record label including Big Machine, Sony, Arista, Atlantic, etc., along with artists such as LA Guns, Zebra, Joan Jett, Dee Snider, Quiet Riot, etc. The band’s members are vocalist Fader Istheman, drummer Seven Istheman, and background vocalists Kimmy Kupershmid and Melody Roxz. Check out this interview to learn more about the band!
Hey! Introduce yourself. Where are you from?
We are 8APIE, and we’re from Long Island, New York.
When did you start making music?
We started making music around 20 years ago.
Who inspired you to start making music?
Among our earliest musical inspirations were Kiss, Ozzy, Zep, Metallica, ACDC, Aerosmith, etc.
How would you describe your music style?
Our music style can be described as hard rock/metal.
Who are you listening to now?
As of right now, I’m listening to New Megadeth, Lamb of God, Alter Bridge, Sevendust, etc.
What’s your best project or single so far?
Our best single is Kingdom Come.
Any upcoming releases from you to look out for?
We’ll release a new song every month or two. We will be releasing a song called “WAVES” next.
Have any shoutouts?
At the moment, no.