1999

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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Borislav Mitic

An Interview With Canada’s (imported) Guitar God – Borislav Mitic Interviewed in August 1999 by EvilG Yugoslavian guitarist, Borislav Mitic has immigrated to Canada thereby putting Canada on the guitar god map with his debut CD for the now legendary Shrapnel label. Still virtually unknown to the masses, Borislav’s unique…

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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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SOD: Billy Milano

SOD: The Stormtroopers of Death Interview With Billy Milano Interviewed in September 1999 by David Lee and Jinny Jerome In most quarters it is definitely not to your advantage to act like a moron unless, of course, that is what you do best.  No collection of individuals has ever surpassed…

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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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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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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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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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Monstrosity Drummer Lee Harrison

Monstrosity Drummer, Lee HarrisonInterviewed in July 1999 By EvilG Florida has long been home to a great number of death metal bands. One band that has been plugging away at it since the early 90’s is Monstrosity. Drummer Lee Harrison recently spoke with us from Tampa where the band are currently…

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Janick Gers of Iron Maiden

Janick Gers of Iron MaidenInterviewed in July 1999 by David Lee It is not as though IRON MAIDEN haven’t blazed plenty of trails across the heavy metal landscape already. One might think that selling upwards of fifty million records and redefining a genre when it was starting to sag around…

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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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Nocturnal Rites – Nils Norberg

Nocturnal Rites – Nils NorbergInterviewed in July 1999 by David Lee Of all the bands flowing forth from the Northland few have as successfully captured the spirit and intensity of melodic Heavy Metal as NOCTURNAL RIGHTS. Since their inception in 1990 the group has steadily climbed the industry rungs until…

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