1999

Gamma Ray – Kai Hansen

Kai Hansen Interview Interviewed May 19, 1999 by EvilG Let me tell ya it’s not everyday that I get to chat with someone who I’m such a fan of. This interview was rescheduled about two or three times but thanks to Steve (Noise) it finally happened on May 19th, 1999.…

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Steven Rice of Imagika

Steven Rice of ImagikaInterviewed March 13, 1999 by EvilG If you’ve been a reader of the Metal Rules!! website for any amount of time then you’ll know that we’ve supported Imagika since the beginning. We thought that after reviewing their two CD’s and then making their newest one available from…

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Testament’s Eric Peterson

Testament’s Eric PetersonInterview By EvilG in 1999 Eric Peterson is one of the founding members of Testament. On June the 8th Testament release their new CD “The Gathering.” I was given the opportunity to chat with Eric just one week before it’s release.

Paul Crook – Anthrax

Paul Crook – Anthrax (audio only interview)Interviewed March 27, 1999 by EvilG You’ll need real audio to listen to the interview. Don’t sweat it though, it’s FREE from www.real.com. Once you have the player then just download the files and hear, unedited, what Paul had to say about metal, Anthrax,…

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Amorphis – Tomi Koivusaari

AMORPHISTomi Koivusaari (Vocals, Rhythm & Acoustic Guitars) Interviewed in July 1999 By EvilG Finland’s Amorphis are a band that are not afraid of progression and experimentation. I am a late comer to this band (1996’s Elegy to be exact) so I am in no way hung up on the fact…

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Dream Theater – Mike Portnoy

Mike Portnoy of Dream Theaterand Liquid Tension ExperimentIntervied  Jan. 1999 by David Lee. The term “Supergroup” is one that has its origin in the seventies when groups like EMERSON, LAKE and PALMER and BLIND FAITH ruled both the airwaves and concert stages. Since that time the concept and term have…

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ANDRE ANDERSEN of ROYAL HUNT

ROYAL HUNTInterviewed by Metal Rules!!, April, 1999 ROYAL HUNT have established themselves as one of the premier progressive rock groups in the world and have done so strictly on their own terms. You wouldn’t have to listen to the group’s entire catalog to get an understanding of what this unit…

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Mick Mars of M?tley Cr?e

Mick Mars of M?tley Cr?eInterviewed in Jan. 1999 by David Lee  MOTLEY CRUE is set to raise its middle digit to the world once more.  This time the vehicle is called “Greatest Hits” and the wheels have already begun to burn a bit of rubber across a very limp and lifeless…

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Rob Urbinati: Ex-Sacrifice / Interzone

Rob Urbinati: Ex-Sacrifice frontman returns with new band INTERZONE! Interviewed by EvilG When I was “growing up” there was always a small number of bands from Canada that I respected both for the fact that they were (like myself) Canadian, and for the fact that they were one of the…

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Dani – Cradle of Filth

Dani of Cradle of FilthInterviewed Jan. 1999 by David Lee No need to dial 976-EVIL when you have a group like CRADLE OF FILTH knocking about. Their brand of perversion is aimed straight at the hearts of all God fearing peoples. Shock not only for shock’s sake but for art…

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HammerFall – Oscar Dronjak

HammerFall interview with Oscar DronjakInterviewed May 1999 by EvilG There were a few rumors and news items coming from the HammerFall camp that we wanted to get the inside story on. We therefore contacted Oscar (lead guitarist) to elaborate on these items. this is a short interview, for a more…

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