Heavy Metal Maniac, that’s what Marko Syrjala, bass player of Evil Drive calls himself. And considering the dedication it takes to run a metal band, make albums, play shows and achieve some success, the term maniac is merely more than one angle on many metal band stories. Perhaps being a maniac to some extended is […]

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Meeting Jon Schaffer was special to me. I have listened to his music for 15 or even 20 years now. And then he surprised me with some very personal replies on the band history, its dynamics and his attitude towards metal. It’s a brutally hot summer day in the remote scenery of rural German countryside […]

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My first interview with a female artist and then it is Anneke! OMGoodness! It was so inspiring to learn how she thinks of the metal community, considers her role as leader or motivator in her band and even her attitude towards the afterlife. We spoke of her music and tour, naturally, as well and her […]

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