Esko Salow of PATHOS

Esko Salow of PATHOSInterviewed in Feb. 2000 by Noel Pathos are a creative band from Sweden. As the name indicates this band describes emotions in their music with heavy breaks and beautiful harmonies. A lot of people are trying to put PATHOS in various genres of metal, everything from doom…

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Bj?rn Eilen of Warhead

Bj?rn Eilen of WARHEAD Interviewed on February 22, 2000 by EvilG  Warhead are a fairly new band from Germany. Unlike many of the better known German bands, Warhead do not play power metal but just straight-up aggressive METAL. They have elements of thrash metal and traditional metal in their sound. I…

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Kelly Shaefer of ATHEIST

Kelly Shaefer of ATHEISTInterviewed in Feb. 2000 by EvilGThanks to Nathan Robinson for helping out with the questions!  Atheist are one of the more influential yet under-rated technical death metal bands of the early 90’s. Unfortunately, the band dissolved in 1994 and now ten years after the band’s first release…

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Ron Jarzombek – Spastic Ink / WatchTower

Ron Jarzombek of Spastic Ink / WatchTower Interviewed in February 2000 by Noel Spastic Ink is a solo project of former Watchtower guitarist Ron Jarzombek. Watchtower dissolved due to physical aliments and certain members other commitments. Ink Complete specializes in super-complex instrumental fusion metal. Jarzombek’s distinctive style is in top form…

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KAMELOT’s Thomas Youngblood

Interview With Kamelot’s Thomas Youngblood – January 29th, 2000 Interviewed Jan.29, 2000 by EvilG GODLY!! That was my reaction upon hearing Kamelot’s latest offering “The Fourth Legacy.” This CD has everything – the fast aggressive double kickers, excellent lead guitars, great vocals, the melodic, the gentle, the thoughtful. Upon first listen it’s…

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Steamroller

SteamrollerInterviewed in Jan. 2000 By Rick “I WANNA ROCK is the battle cry of STEAMROLLER, CRUSHING FRAGILE ROCK is our credo. What does “Crushing Fragile Rock” mean? Let me spell it out for you; there is only one true ROCK. That which stands it’s ground undeniable, a force unchallenged for…

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Sebastian Bach

Interview With Sebastian BachInterviewed December 1999 by EvilG With 22 million albums sold world wide, Sebastian Bach is not the most humble of metal gods. However, he was a very funny guy to talk with and the rumors are true – this guy is always on eleven!  for anyone who…

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Breaker – Mark (drums) & Jim (vocals)

Mark Klein (drums) & Jim Hamar (vocals) of Breaker Interviewed December, 15, 1999 by Waspman As we hurtle towards the Millennium, it seems that an ever-increasing number of bands are looking backwards to the 80’s for inspiration. One need only look at the current Hammerfall craze for a perfect example…

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Lars Ratz of Metalium

Metal Rules!! Interview With Lars Ratz of Metalium By EvilG, December 1999 Metalium are getting a lot of press on this side of the pond thanks to the fact that Chris Caffery from Savatage is one of the members in the band. However, the main-brain behind Metalium is bassist and…

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Thomas G. Warrior – Celtic Frost/Apollyon Sun

Interview With Thomas Fisher (aka Thomas Gabriel Warrior) of Celtic Frost and Apollyon Sun Interview By EvilG, November 1999 Ask any fan of extreme metal what bands pioneered the scene and you’ll get a mixture of responses…Venom, Possessed, Kreator, Bathory etc., etc.. Many (myself included) look to Celtic Frost. They…

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Moonspell Vocalist Fernando Ribeiro

Moonspell Vocalist Fernando RibeiroInterviewed in October 1999 by EvilG Moonspell are one of those bands that your either get – or you don’t. For me it has been a gradual process. They are the type of band that grows on you with each listen. Their moody dark form of metal…

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HANKER’s Drummer Luc

Hanker – Canada’s Best KeptTrue Metal Secret Exposed! Interviewed in Nov. 1999 by EvilG If you haven’t heard about Canada’s Hanker, you soon will. It wasn’t until only a few months ago that we actually heard them and we were surprised that they haven’t been snatched up by one of…

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Chuck Schuldiner of DEATH

Chuck Schuldiner: The pain of a genius Interviewed in September 1999 by Patricia Renda A few months ago, we received a memo from Nuclear Blast saying that, for everybody’s amazement, Chuck Schuldiner, the leader of the world’s most important death metal band, was about to begin a series of treatments…

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Jon Drenning of Crimson Glory

Jon Drenning of Crimson GloryInterviewed in October 1999 By EvilG Many people haven’t forgotten Crimson Glory and for those who think their place in the history of metal was insignificant then I suggest you look deeper. Crimson Glory’s first two CD’s have influenced many newer bands riding the progressive / power…

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