Interview By Lord of The Wasteland
All Pics courtesy of MeliahRage.com
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Being a long-time fan of Meliah Rage, it excited me to hear that the band was getting back together for a new album. I hoped that, as is too often the case, the new CD would not tarnish the band?s legacy and find them clutching desperately at past glories. Fortunately, BARELY HUMAN sees the band keeping every bit of the aggressive riffing and mixing it with melodies and a modern take on their classic sound.
Guitarist and founding member, Tony Nichols, called me up one cool, October Sunday afternoon and for forty minutes, we discussed the new CD, the changes in metal over the last fifteen years and talked shop about Annihilator, Manowar and Godsmack, among other things. If you?re a fan of Bay Area thrash and aggressive metal, check out Meliah Rage, but first, read what Tony has to say?