Having suffered the departure of long-time members Fredrik Hermansson and Johan Hallgren in late 2011, Pain of Salvation introduced a new line-up on a spring 2012 European tour and then played a very special acoustic concert in Leipzig on June 8, 2012. Before the Leipzig show we got to conduct an extensive interview with Daniel Gildenlöw, the band’s mastermind and lone remaining original member. Here it is at last, all 45 minutes of our conversation – enjoy!
Seems like you’re the last man standing. How does it feel?
Well, it makes you tired...