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BLACK HILLS FALL

BlackHills Fall Review

BlackHills Fall
Italy

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/blackhills.fall?fref=ts
https://www.facebook.com/BlackHillsFall1

Website:

http://www.blackhillsfall.altervista.org/index.html

Reverbnation:

http://www.reverbnation.com/blackhillsfall

Twitter:

https://twitter.com/BlackHillsFall



BlackHills Fall, hailing from Italy, a powerful female voice strikes at you like a viking ship stearing into the

bay.. 
Their single I found on Reverbnation; "Little World Burning" overpowers an intriguing acoustic performance
 with vocals completely divineand heartfelt.
"Live Again" Continues with the powerful female vocals, the drums, guitars mesh so well, you find yourself swaying to the 
sound. Almost an inquisition for a "lighter's up" moment.
"for now and forever" Has a little more of a harder metal riff... which I enjoy, An indefinate "power ballad", with
a must say amazing guitar solo.
All in all very great. 4/5

Metal. Music. Mom. Misfit 

~CJ 
https://www.facebook.com/metalmooseradio
https://www.facebook.com/metalmommie4

KILLING JON DOE

Killing John Doe Review

Killing John Doe
Temple, Texas USA



Artist Bio Via Facebook
"We are Killing John Doe, Killing a "John Doe" means to evolve...to become one state of existence you have to "kill" another. To evolve you have to leave behind a primitive previous state, to become something else you have to leave the other "else" behind. We like you intend to leave another state to become an enlightened state. To become a new being...a new entity and the process continues. Killing the old and creating the new, that's Killing John Doe...evolution, creating, metabolic....That's who we are and that's our music."

Sent to me were tracks "Hater", "Rock Bottom", "Borrowed Time", "Empty Shell" & "Pick your Poison"
I like to think I know my rock n roll and metal bands alike, and this one definitely have the Texas sound. Many great bands have came from Texas, Pantera, Texas Hippie Coalition, for instance.. and I can see how the influence of the sound has come to play. Not a die hardcore like those bands, but definitely a distinctive fretfulness of guitar riffs and melancholy lyrics. Its something you can go to a bar, and enjoy standing up in front, throwing the horns up, and taking a shot of black tooth grin too.


Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/KillingJohnDoe

Youtube:
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUpcBDcyBLr50ImVw_BUG6A

Til Next time....
Metal. Music. Mom. Misfit
~CJ

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https://www.facebook.com/metalmooseradio

ERICA JAMES

The Erica James Band Review

The Erica James Band
Guthrie, Oklahoma, USA

A complete sacrilegious experience of violin and guitar greatness. A non lyrical complete music experience, a simple tune to just turn on and carry on with your activities, serves as a fabulous back ground music. Have I transported to Dublin?? Have I ran to the Hills with Iron Maiden??
I'm in love with the violin now, sincerely.  My thoughts as I listen to "dance of the gypsy"
A definite Maiden with her violin. I would see this live, just to ensure its greatness. 
Obvious 4.5/5


Artist Bio via Reverb
"EricaJames started as a father/daughter duo out of small town in Texas south of San Antonio. Erica, born in Lake Charles, LA, has been playing violin since the age of 10 learning from such artists as Bobby Flores, a 2002 Grammy Award winning musician and composer. Her dad James born and raised in San Antonio, TX, has been playing the guitar since the age of 14. (Don't ask his age). After Erica, at age 13, teamed with her dad, James and became known as EricaJames, the duo has had the opportunity to play with such greats as Michael Martin Murphy who has written and performed hits such as; Wildfire, Carolina in the Pines and What's Forever For, to opening for for such groups as The Platters who have earned 25 number 1 hits since the 50's. Erica's undying passion to master the violin and to play outside the traditional realm of the classical violin/fiddle, has gained her a large national following in various genres of music. EricaJames has been playing together for about 12 years, 5 of which they toured regionally and nationally.
Erica says; "Playing music professionally and touring has given me a great opportunity to spend time with my dad. Playing the violin has allowed me to express myself in ways that words cannot. Having the ability to play with groups and musicians that I have admired from a young age has been a dream come true.
James says; "As a father touring and playing music with his daughter, I can't put in words how proud I am too watch Erica grow and become the masterful talent that she has. It has been and continues to be something I will forever cherish as a parent, a father, a co-worker and as a friend."
The EricaJames Band is EricaJames Foster on violin, James Foster on acoustic guitar, Rick Wescott on bass, Justin Combs on drums, Rod Ferreira on lead guitar.
~Keep the rosin on the bow~"
Website: 
http://www.ericajameslive.com/

Reverbnation:
http://www.reverbnation.com/ericajames

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/ericajamesfoster



Til Next time....
Metal. Music. Mom. Misfit
~CJ

Monday, September 8, 2014

Sunday, August 31, 2014

LISTEN LISTEN LISTEN

LAST BATTLE INTERVIEW

LAST BATTLE

1. Please introduce yourselves and tell us what you do in the band?

Justin Roberts, I sing and play guitar, Jeremy John is on bass and backs me up live with vocals,
and Daniel pounds the drums. 

2. How did you girls/guys end up coming together as a band?

I formed the band in 2007 and have been through numerous changes till around September 2013,
and that's when this line up became solid and has been since then. 

3. Do the core fans of the band have a particular song they really seem to have latched onto?

Hmm, I would say it's between one of our newer songs that we're going to be recording for our EP,
it's called Razor Ramon, has nothing to do with the wrestler but has a very good hook to it. Another
song people latch on is called The Switch, the song is really catchy. You can hear our music on
reverbnation.com/lastbattlenation we just put out a demo of one of our newer songs called Monsters. 


4,5. What is the concept behind the name of your album, "album name", what does that mean?
Who is producing "album name", and what has the experience been like so far?

We are currently working on an EP at the moment. We don't have a name for it yet. It should be
out sometime later this year. If there is a concept behind it, It's that it's us, as in it sounds like us.
We don't ever want to sound like we are trying to hard, because then it wouldn't be sincere. Producer?
We haven't made it official, but we have someone in mind. We've never had a producer before so it's
going to be something new, we'll see how it goes. 

6. When fans come to an "name of the show" show, what kind of show can they hope to see?

IF you come to Last Battle show, expect LOUD! We love to play as loud. There is only 3 of us, so we
really have to make up for the 4th member lol. But I think that is what gives us our charm. There is only 3
of us and we can make that much noise. Hopefully you catch us on a good night lol. You're either going
to get a really epic performance or a train wreck lol. Just being honest, but all our out of town gigs we
somehow know like "oh shit, we can't suck." And by some divine miracle we pull it off. So if you catch us
outside of our town, 98.9% it's going to be awesome!

7. Are you girls/guys generally considered to be a good live band?

I think we answered this in the previous question but generally. I think we're good live. We are not
polished, we are just raw. If we tried to be polished and hit every note perfect, and play our songs the
same every night, it would get boring for us. We like to keep the sincerity. 

8. Describe your typical fan.

Typical fan. I don't think I can describe that. We don't care what background you come from really.
As long as you like our music, thats fine with us!

9. What's the biggest show you have played so far and how did it go?

Biggest show. March 2014, the chemicals free tour with Hed Pe and Smile Empty Soul. This was
our second time opening for Smile Empty Soul. The first time was on St Patty's day 2009. But this last
time was just big because there was so many people there and a barricade. That's how you know a
show is serious when they roll out the barricade. But it was fun, we were really nervous, but everyone
was receptive to us that night and we sold out of merch. So that's a good sign right? lol. But it's just an
honor to play with bands that we grew up listening to. 


10. What's the worst experience you ever had while out touring with the band?

Worst experience was traveling back from Houston, we got no sleep and had to drive back the
same night to record a few demos, and we almost wrecked because of a bunny, and 8 energy drinks
aren't good for your kidneys lol. Let's just say that. 

11. When you're out there on the road, do you have an agenda to connect with people?

Yes, we actually do enjoy talking to people. Especially from other cities. People make or break a
night, and so far everyone has made our nights when we do play in uncharted territories. 

12. If you could put together the "perfect tour", what bands yould you pick to tour with and why?

Perfect tour: Chevelle, Seether, Smile Empty Soul. I think we would all fit together. Those are bands
that we look up to, and plus we'd get to watch them every night. 

13. What's your favorite band of all time?

I (Justin) favorite all time band, Nirvana. Jeremy's is Seether, and Daniel's is Metallica. 

14. What is your favorite album or song that you can't stop listening to right now?

Currently we've been jamming a lot of Psychostick, love those guys. Seether's new album Isolate
and Medicate, and La Gargola from Chevelle, still hasn't left my car stereo yet. it's been in there a good
4 or 5 months lol. 

15. What are your hopes for the future regarding "name of the band"?

Come whatever may! We just want people to listen to what we put out, and hopeully like it and tell
a friend. That's a really good feeling when a stranger likes your band. That's what we hope for, more
people to like our music 

16. Where do you see yourselves in 10 years?

I don't even want to think about that. lol

17. Where are ya from?

We are from San Antonio, TX and Daniel is from Elmendorf, TX. 

18. Who is the primary writer of the song lyric's?

I (justin) mainly write everything, But lately we've all been throwing ideas around for songs, It helps
take the load off my shoulders. 

19. Do you prefer indoor or outdoor while playing?

We haven't played many outdoor shows. we'd love to play more outdoor shows, Indoors is all the
same. Just a different venue ya know lol.

20. Ultimate stage fantasy? What would you most want to happen?

Ultimate stage fantasy, Just have a giant crowd swallow the stage. That would look sick. But no one
get hurt! We hate that, we hate fights. We don't ever want to see that. I think music and fighting don't
belong together unless it's an organized event. I think people who go to concerts just to fight are so silly.

21. What is your hidden talents?

Jeremy is really awesome at the grill, he won't admit it lol. Daniel is pretty good on the xbox live.
Me (Justin), I'm pretty good at identifying Simpson episodes by a still frame. 

Thanks for interviewing us, what you do is really awesome! And it's awesome you let us do this. Thanks!

INTERVIEW BY JAX JAXMETALMOOSE@GMAIL.COM

MONGREL INTERVIEW

Mongrel

1. please introduce yourselves and tell us what you do in the band.

Adam:  Hello. This is Adam Savage and I'm the guitarist from Mongrel.  The band is
made up of myself (obviously), Jessica Sierra (singer), Mike "Hoagie" Hogan
(drums), and Michael "Blue" Ariza (bass). 

2. how did you girls/guys end up coming together as a band?

Adam:  I started the band about 11 years ago and we had various line ups
come and go, but until 4 years ago we always had male singers. About 4 years
ago one of them had left the band abruptly and I called on my friend Jess who I
knew through the local scene and was a big fan of her singing to see if she could
cover some shows with us. Longer story shorter, it worked out amazingly well,
she threw her name in the hat for the full time position and it's been awesome
since in that realm. Hoagie's been with us 2 years now and his old band had
played a show with us a year prior so when he saw our listing for a new drummer
on craigslist he got in touch, clicked great with his audition and about 2 weeks
later played his first show with us while opening for the Butcher Babies and Otep
(not a shabby debut if you ask me!).  Blue has been with us about a year and a
half now, I had found him on bandmixx.com while looking to find a new bassist.
He came to meet us at a show we were doing with a fill-in bassist and instantly
clicked, the audition went great and I believe it was a couple of weeks later he
debuted with us opening for another national act (no pressure on the newbies eh?). 
We've been really lucky with this line up and having such a great team and family
together on this. 


3. do the core fans of the band have a particular song they really seem to have latched onto?

Adam:  There's a few of them for sure.... "No Gods No Masters" is our anthem essentially and
is always a fun sing-along for the fans.... of the newer stuff I'd say "Snakes" and "Over and Over"
from the new "Evolution" cd are the fan favorites. 


4. what is the concept behind the name of your album, "Evolution", what does that mean?

Adam:  Essentially it's the next "evolution" of the band, how we write, and taking it all to the
next levels with the people we worked with on the cd. In the past I essentially had written
nearly all of the songs/lyrics/etc. where as now with this line up and with the tunes on
"Evolution" it's much more of a collaborative effort than it had ever been in the band and
it truly has evolved the approach and taken it to that next step I think.  The tunes we've
written since recording "Evolution" I think are continuing with that growth and we're all
really excited about how things are going. 

5. who is producing "Evolution"  and what has the experience been like so far? 

Adam:  We recorded with Jim Foster at Red 13 Media here in Massachusetts who has
recorded all 4 of our cds we've put out now since Jess joined the group. Jim has worked
on cds from POD, Nullset, Thy Will Be Done, Sully Erna, and he did the new Godsmack
video as well.  He really "gets" us at this point and we're incredibly comfortable working
with him and gets the best out of us so that was great. Then thanks to a successful
kickstarter campaign coming through thanks to our amazing friends and fans, we were
able to get Dave Fortman (Slipknot, Otep, Evanescence, Snot, Soil, Godsmack) to mix
the new cd and we got Howie Weinberg (Pantera, Metallica, The Cult, Soundgarden,
Nirvana, and about 85% of my favorite cds of all time) to do the mastering. To top it off we
got Joey James (Otep, Type O Negative, Biohazard, Butcher Babies, etc) to do the
graphic work for the cd so it has been a great experience working with people who's
work I'm a fan of and getting to get them involved in what we're doing. 

6. when fans come to a Mongrel show, what kind of show can they hope to see? 

Adam:  It's typically high energy, fun, intense and hopefully interactive. We love the exchange
with the audience both on stage and off so we're not a band hiding in a dressing room by
any means. We're always hanging out, checking out the other bands and happy to talk to
the fans.  We want people to move, have fun, sing/scream along, and to share in the
experience with us.  There's not a fancy light show, there's not a fake encore break, there's
no never ending solos, no backing tracks, etc...it's a REAL rock show and we want
everyone to really have a fun and cathartic experience with us. 


7. are you girls/guys generally considered to be a good live band? 

Adam:  Hah hah. Well I certainly hope so!  People show up more than once so I'm
guessing we do pretty well ;) 

8. describe your typical fan. 

Adam:  It's hard to say... we've got old school rock fans, some people into punk, some
metalheads, men, women, it's a good cross section honestly.  Generally it seems to be
a more aware and really understanding fanbase which is awesome. Our shows are a
safe place for people who may not always feel they fit in so it becomes a cool little
community among the fans. We've seen lots of friendships and even lasting relationships
over the years come from that and it's pretty amazing to see. 

9. whats the biggest show you have played so far and how did it go? 

Adam:  We've been really fortunate and been able to play with bands such as Korn, Gwar,
Danzig, Lacuna Coil, Godsmack, Misfits, Halestorm, etc so I'm not sure quite which was
the "biggest" but all of them have been a great time and gone really well.


10. whats the worst experience you ever had while out touring with the band? 

Adam:  Technical issues always make for a rough night for sure.  Having to fire a band
member (years ago) after a set is never a good evening... Thankfully not things that
couldn't be overcome and learned from.  

11. when you're out there on the road, do you have an agenda to connect with people? 

Adam:  "agenda" seems kind of contrived and corporate but yes, I definitely want to meet
and connect with people when we're out playing shows. That's typically a really fun part
of what we do. 


12. if you could put together the "perfect tour", what bands would you pick to tour with and why? 

Adam:  Let's go with the super fantasy package tour of us with Guns N' Roses, Pearl Jam, and
Metallica then.  I think it would be a good fit where our aggressive and more melodic songs
would all fit in, and how could you go wrong getting to listen to all 3 bands every night...maybe
even the fantasy guest appearance or something... 


13. whats your favorite band of all time? 

Adam: Probably Pearl Jam or Guns N' Roses (hard to say)

14. what is your favorite album or song that you can't stop listening to right now? 

Adam:  I'm in love with this UK band called Dogstate and their album "Let it Loose" -
think The Cult meets Danzig with more groove to it.  It's been in heavy rotation in my
car for MONTHS and never gets old. 

15. what are your hopes for the future regarding Mongrel? 

Adam:  We'd love to get over to the UK sometime. More touring and shows here at
home of course and we want to see how far we can take this while playing by our rules
and doing our own thing and just really not fitting into the cookie cutter "you should
sound like this" mold.  As the song "Oxygen Mask" from "Evolution" says, "who knows
what the future brings...." 

16. where do you see yourselves in 10 years? 

Adam:  On tour ? Retired?  who knows.  lol 

17. where are ya from? 

Adam:  We're based in the north eastern part of Massachusetts and southern New
Hampshire (US). 

18. who is the primary writer of the song lyrics? 

Adam:  For a long time it was me, but now Jess is taking on a bigger role in the lyrics
going forward which I'm excited about so as to get to share some of the responsibilities
in that regard. Plus she's got a lot to say too! 

19. do you prefer indoor or out door while playing? 

Adam: I prefer indoor shows personally both for playing and for shows I attend. 

20. ultimate stage fantasy? what would you most want to happen?

Adam:  Is this THAT kind of website?? lol.   I'd say getting to guest with one of my favorite
bands or getting one of my favorite artists to do a guest spot with us. 

21. what is your hidden talents?

Adam:  Keeping talents hidden while answering interviewers questions probably.  ;) 
I handle most of the band business/management stuff so thankfully I had some natural
instinct and desire to learn that over the years as well.  I also make really good french
toast on occasion !
INTERVIEW BY JAX JAXMETALMOOSE@GMAIL.COM

MACHINE IN THE MOUNTAIN INTERVIEW

MACHINE IN THE MOUNTAIN

1. Please introduce yourselves and tell us what you do in the band?

John - Guitars,  JoJo - Guitars, Doug - Bass,  Mikey - Drums

2. How did you girls/guys end up coming together as a band?

Craigslist was the middleman for us, more or less. John's previous band dissolved
so he posted an ad that he was starting up another act. JoJo, who had been jamming
with Doug and Mikey for years answered and the rest is history.

3. Do the core fans of the band have a particular song they really seem to have latched onto?

So far, "A God of My Own Design" has come out on top.

4. What is the concept behind the name of your album, "album name", what does that mean?

"Erosion Probable," at first, started out as a quick acronym for "EP," which was the
format of our first release. People who have heard the name have interpreted it as meaning
that the songs can carve valleys.

5. Who is producing "album name", and what has the experience been like so far?

We produced it with our top-tier audio engineer, Paul Odom of Church of Bigfoot in Tulsa,
Oklahoma. Constructing "Erosion Probable" was frustrating, exciting, fantastic, and energizing.
Odom gave some really intriguing critiques and expected nothing less than perfect takes as the
recording progressed and the result was a polished, pristine release of which we couldn't be prouder.

6. When fans come to an "name of the show" show, what kind of show can they hope to see?

A Machine in the Mountain show is a performance imbued with primal energy and electric,
organic sexiness that really includes every audience member who wants a piece of the action.
It's loud, heavy, and nothing short of excellent.

7. Are you girls/guys generally considered to be a good live band?

We'd like to think so, but you'd really have to ask someone who's been to a couple of shows. 

8. Describe your typical fan.

Well, it's got four blades, three settings, and generally runs off 110V AC.

9. What's the biggest show you have played so far and how did it go?

We opened up for Chimaira, Oceano, and and Iwrestledabearonce at the Vanguard in Tulsa.
Despite the ten minute set and being the odd-men-out as far as metal styles, we played to a
packed house and induced several moshpits.

10. What's the worst experience you ever had while out touring with the band?

We'd have to say it was in Kansas last month. While the show went really well and the venue
took extremely good care of us while there, we kept tripping breakers during our set -- one side
of the stage would go silent, then the other, but all things considered it was still a very productive,
profitable show and tour.

11. When you're out there on the road, do you have an agenda to connect with people?

We do, absolutely. Metal around the world is a very much collaborative family and we think a
band that can foster a good relationship with fans, venues, and other bands can't go wrong. 

12. If you could put together the "perfect tour", what bands would you pick to tour with and why?

Excellent question. There are some regional acts we really love; a KingShifter (KS),
Blackwater Rebellion (OK), Earthrot (TX), and Machine in the Mountain show would be a sight
to behold. Broadening the parameters to national and international acts, a Devin Townsend Project,
Animals as Leaders, Intronaut, Gojira, Baroness, Meshuggah, Machine in the Mountain tour would
be the bee's knees.

13. What's your favorite band of all time?

Our favorites are Tool, Motley Crue, Deftones, and Devin Townsend Project, but our influences
range widely. All four of us just blurted out "Led Zeppelin" simultaneously, so that's gotta be the one
on which we all agree.

14. What is your favorite album or song that you can't stop listening to right now?

There are several staple albums and songs, so there isn't a definite answer on that.

15. What are your hopes for the future regarding "name of the band"?

Tours, excellent music, and an all around satisfying musical career for the four of us are the goals.

16. Where do you see yourselves in 10 years?

Playing a massive show in the High Senate Chamber of the Intergalactic Federation orbiting
T'k'k'talaan'k, a blue-white star in the Triangulum Galaxy. John has to invent a space-folding engine first,
but he assures us he's working on it.

17. Where are ya from?

We are from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Pretty far from T'k'ktalaan'k, but we'll get there.

18. Who is the primary writer of the song lyric's?

Lyrics? We have a pilot snake named Martha.

19. Do you prefer indoor or outdoor while playing?

Indoor, but outdoor if it's nice enough. None o' this 110 degree, 90% humidity crap.

20. Ultimate stage fantasy? What would you most want to happen?

We want to create a wormhole at Red Rocks Amphitheater with stage volume alone ---
the loudness of the monitor mix sets the wormhole's coordinates and hopefully the EQ doesn't
land us on Arrakis.

21. What is your hidden talents?

Beer. That is our hidden talent.
INTERVIEW BY JAX JAXMETALMOOSE@GMAIL.COM

KOMATRYP INTERVIEW

KOMATRYP

1. please introduce yourselves and tell us what you do in the band. 

"I'm James(my friends call me Roy) I play lead guitar/backing vocals/songwriter along
with my brothers Mike Lorentz:Vocals/Songwriting/some guitars; Clanton Miller:Bass;
Brad Disney:Guitars; Nani Vissepo:Drums that is KOMATRYP. We're a metal band,
our sound is very aggressive mixing hardcore, groove and death metal aspects in it.
We call style 'Junkyard Groove'..."


2. how did you girls/guys end up coming together as a band?
 
"Myself and MIKE been jamming in/out of bands since 1993 while still in high school.
Year later in 2001 our other childhood friend CLANTON picked up the bass guitar and
we form Komatryp. Had 2 kid still in high school join us(BRAD was 1 of them). Between
2003-2007 we got a new drummer NANI and downsized to 4 members til this past year
and brought Brad back in on 2nd guitar..."

 

3. do the core fans of the band have a particular song they really seem to have latched onto?
 
"Quite a bit, Over the years its kinda changed from time to time. We have nearly 30 originals
and out of those 30 songs 'Killer On A Rampage' and 'Mudhole' are screamed out..."



4. what is the concept behind the name of your album, "album name", what does that mean? 

"Our soon-to-be-released album entitled 'CALLOUSED' pretty much talks about the struggles
of being in a band for many years. Some of the songs touch on a couple personal struggles
and overcame. 



5. who is producing "album name"  and what has the experience been like so far? 

"We all are producing the album. Its not a walk in the park for sure..."



6. when fans come to an "name of the show" show, what kind of show can they hope to see?

"Since we don't get the pleasure to play a lot of ALL AGES shows, wish we could, people 
that come to see us in a bar or opening for a major band should expect an assault on their
precious eardrums, their adrenaline will take a beating too and drink some cold adult
beverages and have a great time!..."


7. are you girls/guys generally considered to be a good live band? 

"We think so. And judging over the years from many other bands, fans and live music
lovers think so too..."


8. describe your typical fan. 

"Rowdy, crazy, happy, sometimes drunk..."



9. whats the biggest show you have played so far and how did it go? 

"For me, opening for the mighty SOULFLY on Aug. 12, 2014 in OKC at The Chameleon 
Room. Its our 2nd time opening for them. SIX FEET UNDER, 3 INCHES OF BLOOD &
PSYCHOSTICK were great too but SOULFLY hands down was the best so far..." 


10. whats the worst experience you ever had while out touring with the band? 

"Touring we haven't did yet, but if I had to pin point something that fucking sucked is back
in 2003 a local venue(now defunct) was changing people at the door to drink off kegs for
the whole night just by paying 1nce at the door. The kegs were empty, the ladies bathrooms
weren't working at all, some ladies had to go outside to pop a squat or go to the nasty ass
titty flops(strip club) next door. The venue refused to refund the crowds money. So that pissed
us off, we took the entire venue with us and threw a impromptu block party that night in our
neighborhood..." 


11. when you're out there on the road, do you have an agenda to connect with people?

"Yup, talk to every single person that shows interest in your band or just wants to meet and
say hi and tell us about their experience. We in Komatryp are always willing to take time to
shoot the shit with everybody we meet and tell them what social sites they can follow us,
connect with us on too..."


12. if you could put together the "perfect tour", what bands would you pick to tour with and why? 

"Whoa... I'll get back to you on that. That's a hard one. lol..."


13. whats your favorite band of all time?

"For me, its a tie between early DANZIG(1st 3 albums only) OLD METALLICA & PANTERA..."

14. what is your favorite album or song that you can't stop listening to right now?

"Currently, CALIBAN 'We Are The Many' song just sick and CARCASS 'HEARTWORK' album.
Still brutal after 20yrs..."

15. what are your hopes for the future regarding "name of the band"?

"That we can still continue making music that not just us enjoy but others will too..."  

16. where do you see yourselves in 10 years? 

"Hopefully, more money in the bank and less health issues..."

17. where are ya from?

"I was born in Honolulu, Hawaii but raised corrupted in Lawton, Oklahoma..." 

18. who is the primary writer of the song lyrics?

"Myself and Mike..."

19. do you prefer indoor or out door while playing?

"Doesn't really matter I don't think as long as its not scorch the earth hot and there's
something COLD to drink..." 

20. ultimate stage fantasy? what would you most want to happen?

"I want to stand on stage with my Komatryp brothers and play a destructive set in front
of 100,000 people..."

21. what is your hidden talents?

" I don't think I have any, but if I come up on 1, I'll let you know Jax! Hahaha..."