Trivium bassist Paolo Gregoletto was interviewed backstage at the German Wacken Open Air festival, prior to the band's performance. They'd previously played there in 2011, as part of a string of shows the week their last album, In Waves, was released. In the clip above he talks about appreciating young bands and Trivium's position in the overall metal scene; the importance of melody in the band's music; where his bass fits into the overall group sound; and much more. Watch now!

Trivium's sixth album, Vengeance Falls, will be available everywhere October 15; pre-orders will launch August 20.