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TO BUILD A BETTER THRUST The best way to avoid a head wound is to I don't know why those words of

keep moving.

wisdom stick did. And so,

"It's

my mind. But they do... or they

in

hallowed hails of Thrust

in the

International, the concept to devise a

was bom. You can see the final cover and throughout the pages

tighter Thrust

new look

result

—a

on the

cleaner,

but one with the impact

Greg from Rock in Motion

"Why, yes know. Rock

the

"Who

in the entire United States can

In walked Michael Bamett, affectionately

known as The Dancing Man. "If anyone is going to design the new Thrust, it's got to be me." "But Mike,"

I

interjected. "You're not a

A twisted, depraved, damn fine writer."

designer, you're a writer.

morbid one, but still a 'Then he must have my last name," Michael insisted.

'The tradition of Barnett-dom must

be continued. And

if

you

don't,

then this

..."

Michael raised a copy of his latest death/rostory entitled Mimi.

"It's

about you-

know-who." "I

I

(all

I

fine

can't print that," I said. "She knows people.

have some ideas to bring it into perspective, to

really

make

"What

it

continued.

"I will kill

tion department

my

toshes with voices in

during the night," Michael

my

everyone in the produc-

and overpower your Macindreams. By the way, are the

head bothering you?"

In burst DJ Justice, editor of the magazine,

have an idea. Let's just buy Bamett Bank's

logo from them." DJ always

the logo. But

"Krakyohedivich. Can't you

tell?

I'm always

when

I

really like

your work and

name of that crazy PD over at WXTB, so I'll make you a deal ASAP. Legally change you're last name to Bamett, and I'll let you design the new logo for Thrust."

you have the same

first

"You strike a hard bargain, Chris. I'll do it on is

allowed to

call

me

airbrushed onto the

refused to work with us unless we changed the name of the magazine to something less sexual.

We

wish her well

To keep Greg

office small

some

a

was purchased and out newly named Greg Bamett,

sign the

And

new Thrust

logo.

earth

on the

free-for-all

can

all

original

brown

logo was enhanced to

is

all

of us

new era in

Thrust-dom. "It's

kind of spooky," Greg "but you are

And some

minute

last

legal

and attempted to backwards

is

us that the

tell

mighty similar

T

to the

And

lo

when

T

in the

came to the decision

everyone with the

Bamett. We'll find an

name

artist extraordinaire

eventually." Just then, the

phone rang.

Actually, the

always ringing. This time

I

noticed

our ace receptionist lanice from screening another call for me. up, relieving

room, in which under puritanical rule, I thought of the

name

man

it

does

it

say rock

&

roll.

And

Special thanks to

its

National Sales Director

Todd Owens (813) 536-4100

support of Thrust Magazine

Regional Advertising Jim Hayek • Dawn Kittinger Chip Mignacca

conception; Greg Bamett at Rock in

Motion Design

for sleeping

on

my couch

a kick-ass logo;

for a

and Gary

by Roxx Gang. Every woman

rock

admitted that Ted has beady eyes. Always trust

Banner Design Caron Gordon Graphics Rock N Motion Design

Caron Gordon Graphics

new artwork done. And to all who have supported Thmst Magazine

ever asked has

Cartoons Martin Glass • John Urban

holds true to the original

Too weird. Maybe we should change our name back to Contemporary Insanity. That was Ted's idea. Ted was my original partner. Ted enjoys two gold albums and a guitar owned I've

goddesses with a small "g" Janice and Anita

comes down to it, all humor aside, that's what it's all about. Music is about evolution and change, incorporating timeless elements with fresh, innovative ideas. So, readers,

week and making

Thrust."

Production Manager & Design Ricky Miller

it

for unconditional

call

Tim Hubbard • DJ Justice Dennis Osborne • Jim Hayek

Blackie •

and behold, the new logo of Thrust

was bom. Yeah,

from

the very

John Urban

our agreement.

was, back again. "And besides, this

is

in Thrust

tomorrow. And get ready to Thrust into 1991.

the

Stiff •

Savatage rounded up the Noriega defense team

consider this the Thrust of today, ready for

them go through

MeuUer

Contributing Photographers

problems were

avoided as Steve Wacholz (Dr. Killdrums) from

by Caron Gordon

in

Justice • Teddy

Christopher Robin Cheryl Shegstad • Lori Smerilson •

something we

you not to chew with your

was done

DJ

strive for.

written Michael out of the plot line but there he

it

The

best.

that a healthy environment

design, but

so began the beginning of a

Contributing Writers Michael Bamett • Blackie Talon Adam Boffi -Dr. Fong Marvelous Marvin Boone •

minute employee advice

last

turned out for the

our highly-trained telemarket-

and picked

our

designing the logo in the exact same room that

ing department and have

is

risk of Ricky,

there isn't a loophole in the dyslexia clause of

a plane ticket

Contributing Editor Michael Barnctt

famous production manager, losing motor control and dropping a pot of coffee on the new logo? It was a risk I had to take.

idea. Let's take

phone

and the

talk

Justice

the office coffee

to him. Yeah, he's a great artist,

interjected. "I've got a better

phone book and

we put

death in his eyes.

original logo

full,"

busy,

that I will not play Savatage albums backwards and he will not read our logo backwards. I hope

And so

Editor

DJ

her present endeavors.

but could he handle the constant barrage of

I

mouth

in

a maniacal staff editor staring

was flown

Director of Public Relations Chip Mignacca

cover of Thrust and

first

Savatage logo. Luckily, we

And so a deal was cut, as most deals are, with me down with

so

she allegedly found penises

when we all worked here for our ex-employer." "But we killed them off, too." I thought I had

told

I

Frank told

include green terra finna, reminding

doll?

"Listen, Greg.

Director of Operations Rick Wallace

change the

woman who became

us too. She was the horrified

can't

if Allison

comes up with the

good ones. "Deej,

We

name... not now. Not even

Luckily,

must be Bamett," Michael whispered in my ear. Hey, where did he get that Chris Phillips "It

airbrushes, toothbrushes, in bag, ready to de-

munching on a Kash N Karry Blue Collar lunch special. "I overheard what you were saying and I

new with

rushin'."

Bamey."

in

were just talking

mask beamed down at me. "What is your last name?"

voodoo of her eyes." Oh Mimi, please do that voodoo thing that you do so well. sneak

We

wait," Michael Bamett's leering death

voodoo

Publisher/Executive Editor Christopher R. Phillips

But enough about that Greg already had the pencil drawing done.

machine next

say Thrust."

a coincidence.

one condition: No one

will

to

have to talk to you about your logo.

She has connections. She will curse us with the

"I

Cry Wolf, not

single-handedly rede-

rock mags in the City of

about doing something

give Thrust a visual mega-thrust?"

mance

"Dude,

beat our heads against the wall. Actu-

air.

the finn

signed Rock City News, LA Music Scene, and

Screamer

waJl. It's safer. Still, the question lingered in

is

man who

mention the

Angels).

we imagined beating our heads against the

who don't who has done

For those of you

Motion

tion Angels to Erotikill to

into the 21st century.

ally,

it is."

in

awoman who tellsyouto stay away from people with beady eyes.

logos and designs for everyone from Desola-

needed to rock the Southeast United States

We

in Los Ange-

Chris?"

les. Is this

MEMBER PUBLICATION

Smith, airbrushingmadman, who kindlyloaned

Distribution Manager JeffVltolo

us his compressor to get the

through 1990, thanks

&

States.

for

making us the

best

magazine in the Southeast United Keep Thrustin'. roll

Thrustls published monthly by Thrust,

8401 9th Street N. #B-220, St. FL 33702. © 1990, All rights reserved. No part of this magaInc.,

Petersburg,

may be reproduced electronically, mechanically, or otherwise without zine

the expressed written consent of the

The opinions expressed herein are those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Thrust. publisher.

BANDS The only way to get in Thrust is to sendyour tape, bioand picture to us. It's

that simple.

It's

that easy. Thrust

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begins to erode on your brain, along comes a new band to give popular culture a Facelift. Alice in Chains will never be your ordinary band. Take the dark side of

modem youthful

The Doors,

strip the

the twisted, distorted fervor of

camkal keyboards, and add

agression. Imagine the wail of the banshee,

horsened by the fumes of society, yet complete in its fury. It's not metal, not alternative. It's the forging of rebellion, sonically and emotionally.

THRUST: "Sea

of Sorrow"

song because you

going on, but then th^ rug

from under you.

is

an interesting

you know what's

ttiink

pulled right «it

is

most of your

Is that true in

musk?

JERRY CANTRALL: We didn't write any manuals or anything. We just made songs that made

us

feel

coaumm

Is there a

thread running

throu^

Everything has

come up underneath it, underwater. The photo on the tnsidk of the CD was the first to come out of that idea.

plan on

(fe?ing

young,

artistically

own meaning. We

its

It

didn't

doesn't matter

you're dead. You

if

as

What statement does Facelift mike?

But you

still

the Box." Is

have things to say. it

really

A&R

"Man

in

abwt fte veal industjy?

Layne wrote that song. with our

Lflce

We were

having dinner

Nick Turzo, and someone

rep,

was .eatiogveal. Nick started telling us how tl-*y raised veal, which if you're familiar with at pretty horrible. They raise them in pens where they don't move around. All they do is eat and stay in a box until they die. They don't

old,

may as well have as much fun

anybody to

take.

living.

you die young or die

on making any messa^. Thaf s not the kind of band we are. The songs are open for plan

or

l*tysicalty?

I'm not planning on doing anything but

out the aflwQi?

you can.

The album is a pretty honest statement about wtere we're coming from. Dave Jerden did great production but top.

Hi kcpi

it

we didn't

pretty raw.

We

take

it

over the

some

did

really

neat things and we're real happy with the the album

came out

but we did

it

only our

It's

first

in a real natural way.

way

album,

We just did

all. is

get to see any of the outside world. All they

know Does 1

is

to eat, drink, shit, live in a box.

that relate to

guess

way.

And

our

little

really

We're

so.

all

there's a

all

in

whole

boxes that

happening

That fme song

own little boxes in a

lot

going on outside

we never

see

— what's

in the world.

copyri^ted by Jade Lonl Music Does the baiul have a Hawaii 5-0 is

came up with that Ask him dor^ booking Dano.

(Laughter) Layne he's

The wdeo

Did you have to C^t to keep any of Sk songs

on the aDium? You wouldn't be hearing "Man

in the Box,"

company h»l

if

the record

But we really knew And so they ended up

their way.

that they could be great

on the album.

Who is the freak and why do y(Xi want them to bleed?

for

"We

Die Young" meshes psy-

chedelic Imageiy with the desperation of suffocation.

How

did

its

imagery evoke?

We were recording the last tracks on the album anDecember -1990/ThfU8t

want

to call

wu're supposed to consider art or not. Some asshole you don't know is sitting in a room somewtiere calling you obscene or calling you a freak and making a big deal out of it It's a dishjrbing situation and a

anybody a freak But a

In a certain way, but not that heavy.

meant

lot

of other

to be a messaj^ tune.

to the cross for getting off

whatever that might be.

It's

not

just a desper-

any meaning.

can tK the high school bully, your dad. Big

Some

people have a fetish

making ot her people thei r scapegoats. Race, the way you look, what wu listen to, what

on

their

own

to see

trip,

what

very involved,

is

music-wise and decision-wise.

come up with a

lot of the ideas

La)^ and

— ideas

I

do

that

we

strong about The great thing about this

feel

band

is.

there's a lot of

But

room

for individual

there's also a great camaraderie in

way that the music is done. That's what makes it real natural and fresh, more diverse and fun. It's not one person saying the way it is. the

Do you

when

cringe

pare >'ou to

Ok

people attempt to com-

other acts from Seattle?

would happen if the shoe was on the other foot for these people. They'd be the first to beg for

No,

mercy. That's what that song's about

from that area. There have been foryears. It's a scene that's always been happening. From time

between you and Layne.

for

It's

I'd like

Most of the songwriting

in

stuck together. Everybody

effort

around you. You can take that Brother, whatever.

theme.

Persecution?

people would. Those people are pretty apparent

It

common

ate feeling. It'sabout people nailing other people

(Referring to the song "Bleed the Freak")

Iwouldn'twantanybodytobleedandlwouldn't

fetish?

when

the strongest songs.

"Confusion," or "Love Hate Love"

of us?

our

| °

it's

and were talking about doing this photograph. We wanted a wet situation, but where you couid still see the band. Someone brought up the idea of using clear plastic and having us

Do ywj

^x)d playing them.

| 3

credits are shared

Is their a

nucleus in

the band?

The whole band is a unit. 'A'e've spent the last two and a half >'ears living and breathing with each other. We've done it all. But msK alwavs

do.

I I

think that's a natural thing for people to think that

we have some mcredible bands

to time the re^t of the world takes

because that at

its

great

music

I

don't

a look at it bad about

feel

all.

You mention

a spedal thanks to

Bone. Looking back,

if

Mother Love

one song on your


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album could be heard by Andy Wood (MLB's vocalist

who

passed away earlier this year),

which one would

None

it

be?

I feel

songs are blurred images about

about certain things.

trated, desperate feeling. Life isn't straight.

It's

But

Life isn't

that's

how life

calm. Life

mellow, whether you want to believe It's volatile. It's

on the edge.

how

a young, frus-

it

It's evil. It's

isn't

or not. sick at

good things about being and being a person, but there's a lot of shit

too and that

all

EmployHs

o( Nolle Interaalional

and B.M.C. not

eligible.

The Ci

people to understand the band?

just trying to to take

I

think that's boring. We're

make music. Take it like you want

it.

Are you the Doors of the 1990's? I never really thought about it too much.

I

don't say we're trying to be the Doors but

I

is.

times. There's a lot of alive

minute, $1.50 each additional minute

Yeah, but I'm just not into giving people instructions to read.

go out to Anay. They weren't written for Andy, and unless I wrote a song specifically for Andy, then it wouldn't fit. of those songs

All of the

Do you want

first

Subject to sute and local laws.

comes out in the songs. Getting

back to Andy, the reason we put the special

think Jim Morrison was really great and really

deep into his own thing.

I think it's a good example of someone who did their own thing and that's really cool. And I hope that's what we

can do with ourselves.

If

someone saw a parallel

between us and the Doors, take that as a compliment.

thanks on is because he is a good friend of ours, and he was a great person and musician. It's sad

Do you

that he's not around.

play rock

play rock

Our own

twisted,

and

and

I

would

definitely

roll?

mutant version of it. Yeah, we

roll.

NO IS 5

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10013

9 December 1990/Thrust


nn

With the advent of their fifth Capitol release, Too Dark Park, the Vancouver-based Skinny Puppy will be pulling, wifli the intensity of a full blown locomotive, through our area again.

For those who have never witnessed then" show, it is not for the weak of heart. Expect to be crushed by relentless rh>lhms and malignant cryptic vocals. Their insanely driven intensity and seething urgency will put you in a headlock, never letting go. This is not to be feared. So go ahead and ride the roller coaster

LA

of emotion. We'll see you at the show.

THRUST: With this music not readi^; accessible to the average

by Marvelous Marvin Boone

record buyer has C^itol ever attonpted to

make

more

it

commercial?

The

Call has

been around for over ten years and you have probably never heard of them! Some people Fall. Some think they might have, maybe, possibly seen them on MTV once. Some

SKINNY PUPPY:

confuse The Call with The

The

folks think

from Europe or somewhere

Call is

Bob Martinez and Nixon does matter

if you

too!

Never mind

where U2 roam.

in the big country

all that, it

doesn't matter

if you

have ever heard of The

have never experienced the inspirational feeling of The Call's

people making real rock

Some people voted

music This

is

Call,

human

"Red Moon" on

latest,

apply.

The only sampling

but

are

another

is

Is that

guy a guitar and

him make some sounds

let

Well that's the

it's all

the people

little

taste of

knew how much can be

they

If

it

with

If

How It

long did

it

you

I'm not very familiar with

took a long time.

life,

trying to

Yeah, Garth toured with us for the

really love playing

or was It

it

like

it

band

funny. He's a wonderful

human being— just incredibly brilliant. Come Down" got you on MTV. How

did that affect your career? radio

MTV. People responded

to

it,

then the radio started playing the

song again and it really did well. We've always managed to pay our way and be somewhat profitable. We just have a mental way it: we love the group that we have. We love playing music and every year we're able to go out and play for a couple thousand people. To us that's worOi doing. We try to not get caught up in the bigger picture.

of looking at

What if something off your new album ^a/ifoon had a top ten

I

think

like it it

what happened

to

REM. Do you

think you would

pretty weU.

would be

great.

I

don't have any problems with that.

would not guess that Michael Been, the singer and songwriter, was from Oklahoma City. I

left

there at 14

I

and moved

California for the last 17 years.

to

Chicago for 7 years and

You tend

The song "You Were There" has a nice bluesy feel to it without being forced. The whole album is jrelaxing in one sense and exdting

in another.

I

don't know

convey, but there's a real warm,

if

that's

human

what you're tiying

to

feeling to it

When Not

will

you be

"What Happened To You" based on a

friend.

What's your

supposed to

it

enough scope

a broad

that

it

album

For one thing,

is

the way

can be

it

music How did it come about 1989 IP Rabies?

that

way

I

don't like the term "Industrial Music."

past that categorization.

I

don't think that

I

think

we and

much the same. For us to work together with was great It was a fun collaborative effort, and in a sense I would consider Rabies a holiday from the regular Skinny Puppy

Al

in the last year?

picked up just recentiy

I've

some

also done

to be in tiie movie.

what he wanted

to do.

The

is

worid.

Garth

We

Cohr of

say Too Dark Park

I'd

New York

were

they

is

more of a

follow-up to Vivisect.

The screenplays were

but

great,

fact.

How

are

we

supposed

to believe Jesus and Peter when they speak like they're from London? So Scorsese didn't want to make a movie where

everyone sounded British. But he wanted to bring in

and giving

it

America could

tried to give

a place in our

it

own

Did you and your family receive any controversy surrounding the fdm? did get some threatening, but not like the soul

threatening

life

letters:

a

it

relate to. life

home and He's a New

by bringing

it

up

country. fallout

beause of the

threatening letters. "You're going to

It

was'

bum in

It's

pretty

much

regulates

what people

at a point of concern for botii countries,

but

can't expect everyone to

want to be exposed to the same Canada the main concern is MTV type videos, which to be honest, is not something I care about As for the MPA in the states, what we're talking about is getting the NC17 or A rating things. In

actors. That's

they were criticized at the time because you've got all these Jews from the Holy Land speaking in high British accents. It was very

something people

we

happening. That would

put out the old Biblical

first

CMRTC which

have the

see or don't see.

acting. In fact

rest

When

epics they were so overdone.

I

think

Alien Jourgensen produced the

could ht

you are one of the few apostles in Martin Scorsese'sL<K/ Temptation ofChrist that did not have a Bronx accent Right, but I was an exception. Marty liked The Call and wanted

to date

is interpretive, I

Ministry are too

In addition to seven albums and doing music iatThe

it

Our music

What's the status of artistic freedom vs. censorship in Canada?

Money, you've

make

be.

people perceive industrial relate to this song.

Brooks.

me

consider yourseh'es a political band?

light as their problems, personally.

Probably around March.

favorite

mean

that the movies can at least be

released as they were intended to be viewed. If someone

go through our songs bleep out

tiiis

after we'd released

word or cut

this verse,"

was to

them, and say "Let's

we'd have to say forget

it!

After the recent fiasco in Florida widi 2 Live Ci«w, are you apprehensive about playing here?

No because I heard you just had a re-election and that guy is out of office. Hopefully things will be better now.

How much of the new album can we expect to see and are there any tracks that standout?

show,

at the

Quite a large percentage of the songs. I don't know about standout songs. We're not doing "Tormentor." That was one of our least favorite songs, so we decided to pretty much cover the restofthestiiff. If a

hell for this."

person were down to their last $15, wouM you recommend it on the Uve show or the new CD?

they spend

true stoiy with a close

The kind

that could inspire

Probably, yeah.

10 December 1990/Thrust

more than

being done.

applicable to anybody's situation. People can view us in the same

in Florida?

until next year.

more

Well, thank you. Is

tried to give

broken family can

Yorker himself and he just

to lose the accent.

is

Skinny Puppy atong with The Ministry arc dianging the way in a

proper and everyone would make fun of that

Listening to this album,

Really.

it's

it.

Oddly enough the thing tiiat

had heard 'The Walls Come Down" and pretty much rejected it. Then we did the video and it began getting played on

hit

Do you

related to.

but he put everybody at ease. He's very

that

Well, we don't force any pel itical statements or say this

childhood.

if I

been

that's

We

Right.

intimidating

meeting a friend?

bit intimidating,

In the mid '80s,"The Walls

handle

know

remember your

we're

was a

The

some of the research

have one but there's a song called "Family." That's very important to me and when we do it live, I don't

I

Anybody

met him? Was

am supportive of Animal's Liberation Front

care a lot about animals, at least a lot

have heard

I

examining your

Well,

that like when you first

I

me of Richard Thompson,

his stuff but the things

all

of Van Morrison. You've worked with Garth Hudson, and in fact toured with him, right?

What was

have to say that 1

type groups.

represents that possible

"Floating Back" was kind of looking back and

What's your favorite song?

started doing reunion tours.

Moon

I've really liked.

When you listen to The Call, you hear a lot of the best elements

three years until the

and the use of illegal means to stop

Are you a fan?

to get a contract?

first

I'd

who

song "Floating Back" reminds

TTie

knew that synthesizers and computers just would think they'd get disenchanted with it.

take

you todc up the animal Do you support

reality.

people I

radical envbonmentalists

looking at the world and the Red

faked in

and how much the record industry is promoting this kind of business, you would think there would be a serious play themselves,

VVith the release of Vivisect in 1988,

It's nice to hear an optimistk song that's realistic The song "Red Moon," what's that about? The title implies another kind of reality. It's a better way of

the studio,

backlash.

the case with this tour?

rights issue, opening a lot of people's eyes.

think they're stuck in a predicament I'm a believer in change.

new normalcy.

fake now. We're getting a

the Milli Vanilli thing.

shows have had vwlent them, with the blood, stabbings and general chaos.

to

won't give anything away about the show, but it's all part of us going through our circle of release. Kind of like scream therapy.

Not really. It's a composite of many people who have changed, and a song about the possibility and hope of transfomiation for

as opposed to

So you don't even need a band ai^more, just a guy who can punch the right thing on a keyboard and sample it in there. That's true,

substihite for drugs.

I

Been one

called Michael

Maybe a

animal torture?

sampling eveiything on a computer.

MICHAEL BEEN:

I

side.

past tours. Skinny Puppy's live

themes

MCA Records.

THRUST: The Call are just real people making real music Give a

On

Drawing from The Band, Van Morrison, Dylan, Richard Thompson, and mostly from themselves. The Call rocking and people are talking. Peter Gabriel called them "the future of American music" Time Magazine

named their 1987 release, "Into the Woods" one of the top ten records of the year. afternoon, woke him up, and talked to the man behind The Call.

do

Your musk is moody, stark and intense. What kind of emotion you tiying to evoke in the listener? Just to expand a bit, to open up your mind and see things from

it

a group of real

drums (remember those) and be done is for you to sample The Call's

to

We

we've broken evea

for

& roll Michael Been (the group's leader, songwriter and guitarist) and The Call play

No computers need

voices.

far,

quite well in our realm.

rock the way God, or maybe the devil planned it We're talking guitars and real real

No, they haven't really pressured us to do

anything different because, so

you

to write a

song?

1

would ha\t

to say go to the live

as the record.

show.

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the

all

preparation that needs to occur before you

enter the studio

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as

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look into preparing yourself

will

musically and mentally, as well as preparing

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This

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is

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Pre-

step towards a

first critical

successful project (assuming of course, that

you have some clones).

talent

and are not

stylistic

During the pre-production phase of a

project, everything that

the studio

is

taken care

The band should

can be done outside of.

rehearse. A lot.

The players

need to know the songs thoroughly. This way,

when

entering the studio, our attentions can

be toward creative ideas, truly perfect peribr-

mances, and the subtle nuances that make

your music the wondrous thing that instead of teaching the bass player his part for the

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metronome. A dnim malittle

Knowing

gadget that

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more

down, a never fluctuating tempo

is

mandatory.

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lyric sheets

be a very big help for the engineer

can

& producer.

DanieIU Dax re^ vEAlssuckdivERSE

Speaking of instruments, your equipment

WAX tIiAT UsTENINq TO

needs to be in ideal operating condition. This

may cost some money, but if you

VNCONNECTsd i'nAuENCES.

of your sessions to correct problems that could real ly dumb. And

Let us peer into If you

drums.

rhythm section

have a cheesy

kit,

still

and

pedals,

...

you may want

own

kit.

need to bring your own cymbals, however. Generally, the

sticks,

most important thing in getting a great drum sound is the condition of the drum heads single

tiiemselves.

It is

new heads be

our most sincere advice that

placed

on tiie drums just prior to

the session. Don't tape, mute, bind, or otiier-

movement of the heads. drum like things to have include new snares on your snare

wise hinder the

Some

additional

togetiier

drum; have a

variety of different sticks; differ-

ent beaters (wooden, drum(s);

drum

keys

felt,

plastic) for

o' plenty;

your kick

pads and sleeves

your cymbal stands; and lubricants and

for

tools for

your kit

Clean your cymbals. This

will

tiie

fashion

items at home, though. Colored cymbals are great for your live show, but in the studio,

Should you be one of those

drummers using

futuristic elec-

triggers,

sequenc-

samples and so on, have your act together.

(Make no mistake, we're no granola munching nahiralists,

but drums and samplers are two

different things.) All of your gear should be in

top operating condition.

The samples them-

selves should be correct, at tiie right level,

properly assigned; triggers should be set at the correct sensitivity so as not to double trigger;

and your cables should be complete and working.

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Bass players. Buy new strings. Period. Make certain that your instrument intonates per-

you twenty bucks to have it done by a pro technician, fine. Thafs cheaper costs

ail

your bass parts tiirow every-

thing else out of tune.

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TkE ECCENTRic EXTREMES ARE qui^

so tiiey're not scratchy.

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About that monster amp with ten 18 inch speakers and 60 gazillion watts that leaves

audiences trembling and sterile. Leave Fact

is,

we're too laay to

lift it.

it

home.

Actually, trying

what it makes you feel (not what you hear) with a microphone is very difficult. Most to caphire

of the time, you'll be using a direct box to feed

your signal directly into the console. really love It isn't

time getting

it

it

will take

up a lot more

to tape.

Boy Scouts. Be prepared. It's your money, time, and career. Remember the BOZO like

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Dr. Fong, Fringy Fringy

and Cher (Still on

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is

Colonel Mustard in the Conser-

vatory.

have considered doing in the

been from that

I've

enjoyed

era.

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kER artistic en'

psychedelic

stuff.

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do

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Important buT TkE music is Uks TkE FiquREkEAd; iT aU dovETAib^ INTO TkAT.

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tiiat gritty, is

much

so

media attention toward Raves and Ecstacy, and New Age. So my approach was really a tongue-in-cheek interpretation of the Zeitgeist for the 1990s.

of style,

I

very

much

And

also, in ternis

enjoyed that the original

'Tomorrow Never Knows" incorporates

sitars,

tablas, backwards guitars, strange nuances of which I've always tried to use on my own. So as a cover version, the song isn't any incredible

deparhire from tary as

my own style.

opposed to going

It's

complimen-

Music is just one aspect of your artistic career, isn't it?

Music has always been a passion and an obsesIt's my main love and my reason for

sion for me.

being. But, at

If

you create

the

original

sampled for

recreated everything from scratch.

have

I

a large selection of obscure instruments that I've collected.

And you

sit

I

tainers.

I

was

started in tiie business

than most musicians/enter-

wasn't in a band, jamming.

I

reel to reel,

started

a cheap

mixer and even cheaper instruments. And, over ten years,

I've built

producing because

on

in

all

I

tiiirik it's fairly

I

areas, the others

which

my

in

case

music.

is

You

artistically, spiritiially, intellectu-

tiiaf s

sometiiing

tiiat

I've tried to do.

How

do you compare the video and audio

aspects of your career? I

find video easier than being in tiie studio.

When

you're doing a video,

all tiie

ation has already been done.

studio are

much more

The

music

cre-

rules in Uie

up

like to

my

skills.

like

I

know what's going

important

strict, also.

experimenting witii my look.

I've

a gallon of different images.

When

I

Lon-

Dax?

I've also

how

enjoy

been tiirough I

first

went

incorporated costumes, metal masks,

backdrops, slides tiie

I

used to put on nothing but body paint

— the

total visual

image of

performance.

What other songs do you recommend American audiences understand your nuity

tiiat I've

artistic

create twelve ti^cks

I

expression?

The one tiieme of conh'-

always had

What

to

listen viho are tiying to

That's a difficult one.

very diverse. in

the visual Danielle

appear. But also, ft-om an artistic point,

areas.

How do your musical cooteinporaries

is

Like a lot of women, I'm very interested in

solo,

bdiind the sound board, too?

Yeah. The way

two or more

and physically and

ally,

I I

in

first love,

should grow

your version? No.

time,

can act as a catalyst of ideas and inspirations for

How Were any puts of die

same

tiie

unhealtiiy to limit artistic energy to one area.

off.

out buying a Teac 4-track

ASPECT oF wkAT

been

all

Virtual Reality

MUSIC

PERSPECTIVE. "EvERy

all

In Britain, tiiere

totally different

IN

They've

13 Floor Elevators,

like tiie

dEAVORS, DaNIeUe STiU pUTS kER

equation. Next montii we'll look into prepping guitar and

BUkE ANd Peter weU as vioUnists

FARRuqiA AS DAvid Cross ANd Anna PaIm.

you

your sound, bring the heathen beast.

impossible, but

Make

If

past have

I

did

Electric Prunes, the Seeds

pOSE

DAvid KNiqkT ANd pRoducEd by

jack has that annoying short in

you decide to remake the "Tomorrow Never Knows"? DANIELLE DAX: Well first off, all of the cover Beatles classic,

than the tiiousands you'll waste on a tape that sucks because

THRUST: Why

skE skRUqS, "ANd MUSiCAlly TkAT

the

technology, you've got to play the parts.

fectly. If it

,

vicARS.

they're essentially useless.

troweenie

a stream oF RECORds TkAT ATTRACTSd CRITICS

do wondrous

things for the sound of them. Leave

ers,

Th£ EARly ^80s,

IN

Dax REliASEd

feel.

tfie

to investigate a shidio that has their

You will

STARTINq

feel

everyone else will think you're

even dumber than you

ilER

UNEARTks A MyRIAd of SEEMINqly

have to waste

time (or emotional energy) while in the midst have been dealt with beforehand, you'll

SAME MUSic

TRIVIA, IN The

speed things up in the session.

will definitely

whU

CONVERSATION

When rehearsing, try to use the exact same equipment that you will be using when you go into the studio. Having the sound you would like togetcoming from yourinstrumentalready

is

that

didn't

tiiat

were

my material is

want to do was singles.

I

like tiie

don view your niche of post-psychedelia.

idea of putting

Unfortunately, I've ahvays been a bit out of synch wi til trends. I always hate what's currentiy

drawn into different parts of tiie album. So, that's what I would suggest audiences can do to

going on.

get a better education of

on

tiie

headphones and getting

where I'm at

BY CHRISTOPHER

ROBIN

12 December 1990rrhrust

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hated the name. So what we did was,

FIRST

OFF... Blackkout Reforms With

Members ofJuliett... The Mining Co. Reopens As A Car Wash... Thrust Party Cancelled Host Missing... OK, now that you know you

can't believe everything

on a few

in

you

month's column.

SA

"Blanket For My Heart," a couple of the cuts the

are $9.95 in advance. For info

(one of 95's

Charlie Logan's favs) have finished their video

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ing.

We're just glad

this rag.

so

St. Clair,

job, call

phone

Kym

if you've

the void

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at (813) 442-9437.

calls please.

left

No obscene

ROADKILL SUICIDE...

Local metal thrashers Roadkill will be opening for Suicidal

Tendencies

Jannus Landing on

at

Savatage,

Voimer

at

576-6090.

Tampa-based

making

debut after

tiie

give these poor guys a break. In

anybody out there knows of any job for male models or aerobics instruc-

it fall to the wayside. Maybe people will wake up and get this show going for a date in the future.

SAVATAGE REACHES

OUT... Jon Oliva and

tiiis

town after a lengthy stay out on the road. The band is tiie fact that they

in

Tampa Bay area but have remained relatively unknown for sometime. Reaall

live in tiie

every Thursday night (hee, hee). Seriously,

guys were recentiy in The Pit where they fielded questions from fans who bombarded

Warren Buckingham's stage wound rhythm team of bassist Tony Wagner and drummer Vic Torre,

tors, let

me know and I'll pass the info on to Rob and Fab. 69 POSITION FILLED... The Cast of

that the two produced after

Nasties have undergone major personal changes

meeting the band during their Hall ofthe Mountain King tour.

Bratt hitting the bricks. (For what's Cast,

up with the

check out The Last Word.) Actually, when

the Cast played their benefit

show in Oct. at Boomerang's (whatever happened to that $20,000 that was

Dorian was already a

raised?),

based band

for

in the saddle.

As

far as

break up, Dorian stated that the that's right

— no/ due

to

the "Nasty"

split

was not

musical differences.

By now

it's

tiie

public

parted ways with gui-

Wood

Dave

a

(witii

play racqueti)all

and, despite

tiie

loss,

the band

witii

Mahoney handling all of tiie somebody please sign

is

perfonning out

parts. Will tiiis

highly talented band and get

ROUGH

over with?

it

LANDING...

The Exodus show at Jannus Landing went over great., literally! During the show, tiieir

for

hands

security force

tiie

had

with bodies being

full

hurled onto the stage. Grantect tiiese

A previously anticipated live

album with

We

lines.

tiiat tiiey've

tarist

Savatage goes, they've been in

let.

phone

stations

To contact Darklin Reach, write to: P.O. Box 1133, Waukegan,IL,60085.Asfaras

their follow-up to Gutter Bal-

gang back

tiie

knowledge

ing.

light of day again, but after receiving a call

from

has an energetic quality

Mahoney and Skott

Carino from Fester.

"k")

a potential sign-

town working on material

Kym picked up the pieces and put the

demo

could evenhially push this band into the

talking about John

Various label interests has already positioned the Chicago-

member of glam slammers. Cinema 69. Over a year ago, the 69ers doubted ever seeing the Mr. Sage,

THEYTE GOT BALLS... Of course w«'re

presence, and the tightiy

tiiat

Billy

into 'The Pit" every Sahjrday night from 12-2

ardry, screamer

their current

drummer

AlVl) UI<1TI1 nOWIVIIVG PIT'S IVUCLI^AR COFFHE.

Till'

a.m.

Reach's cassette entitled /mpac/

with bassist Dorian Sage and

JUIVIOR

son being? Quite simply, the band has been writing new material and working on their live show. Accented by Dave Arazmo's guitar wiz-

Steve Wacholz recently received Darklin

and Elegance

their

year. Featuring

Kurt Kallen and female vocalist will be a band to look out for. WHO?... Local rockers Arazmo are back

Blackie,

offer their talent for a crucial cause just to see

PHONY BALONEY... How about this

tiie

guitarist

openings

fact, if

of

first

out you're reading

to find

SPOT...

unit Marquis de Sade will be

toother guys, keep rock-

at the

John

95's

After some time in the works, the

ftjnny thing about this

together despite the

call

MARQUIS THE

Cuban Club to benefit AIDS research was cancelled last month due to a lack of sponsor support. The event was to feature the Bleeding Hearts, Uncle Sally, Intice, Arazmo and other local acts. Too bad these bands were willing to

still

fiasco withourfavoritelipsynchersMilliVanilli?

C'mon now,

Mike

drummer to fill

and

DAVE

Stiletto

word out on the street Seems that one of the bandmembers told someone's uncle's brother's girlfriend otherwise. You know how word gets If you're still

technical, visual

'91

an early

Make sure to bring your knee pads and heImets!AIDNEEDED...Ashow

MTV and V-32. Also,

called to say they were

around.

for

release that could feature "Miss Take"

the 8th of December.

"His Final Confession" that's being shipped

for,

to Video Jukebox

Bleeding

group's been working on. They are in need of a

and Kathryn Roberts has not joined the band. She did, however, fill the bassist position available in Smoldering Ashes.

Friss, Stranger, the

you

Todd Dyer

bassist

band has a demo scheduled

Bobby

Hearts, Joe Lynn Turner (Deep Purple),

in last

Powersurge are

First off,

quite happy with their

made

including;

Henry Lee Summer, members from House of Lords, Deloris Telescope, The Attitude and The Steinhardt Moon Project Tickets

read, we'll let

"miscalculations"

Addiction crashing at an intersection. We're what's left lying on the side of the road." The

guys have a tough job to do,

but after the show one of

locally recorded

forcers

tracks has been shelved in favor

tiie

quoted as saying,

v\'as

paid to beat people up."

"I

enget

Maybe a

oftheirnextstudio project. Also,

second look

"Everybody had distinct personalities and they

the band has parted ways with

wouldn't hurtbud. And please, don't

weren't the kind that got along," the recently

guitarist Chris Caffery.

defanged one stated. apart."

Oh

well,

"It

just started falling

doo-doo happens. Cinema 69

also consists of the band's co-founder/guitarist,

Jason Demers.

the 69ers music

is

"Hanoi Rocks, Sex

If

you're wondering what

all

about,

Pistols,

Kym

says

it's

Cult and Jane's

on

that split in next

Street

Report.

let

a few idiots in

on

tiie rest

FRANK

_ definitely rates as

12-15.

is

folks in

LIGHTS... The Bishop

back with their laser light shows

after closing for

two months of renovating. The

Bradenton hosted a by-invite party

Nov. 1 for a special preview, full on with nachos and Heineken's. After the mood was set it was inside for Pink Floyd's If

Dark Side of the Moon.

you've never been down, their audio-visual

presentation

is

change of pace. out. Dec. 7-9 Dark

definitely a nice

Take a break and scope

it

Side of the Moon; Dec. 14-16

&

28-30 IN.XS;

tiiis

on

group live, get out

Oh yeah...

tiieir

tiie

to

Bay in

dium. What a

party!

One

in

Tampa. The event, hosted by

local

radio

veterans, 95ynf, will feature a variety of artists

Tampa

tiie

tiling though...

Sta-

Who

in

NY

and

City

Eagle

about

coming

town

to

month. Their powerful

tiiis

'Thru These Eyes," has been getting substansial airplay on 98 ROCK, priming everyone for tiieir appearance at the Rock-It on ballad,

Dec. 20.

came

remember the day

1

into

tiie office's

After playing

it

tiie

Mull told Street Report about

interview that appeared in our

stations all-

CD

through one time I was showing

off

tiie

band's

here at Thrust way back.

dude singing "Mean Street"? INTO THE PIT... "The response has been overwhelming," 98 ROCK'S program director Greg tiiat

my favorite new band to anybody wilhng to listen. A few months later the band came to

tov\Ti

and

visited the office's for

an exclusive

mag

metal program, Thef^t. HostedbyBrianMedlin, with co-pilots Junior Webb and Keith Kollins

about 5 ended up hanging out with the boyees (pronounced "boy-eees") and I should

(formeriy Savatage, presentiy Krunch), the

warn you: Any

show has survived through

nitely taie.

a highly successful

member

Home

see

VFW here in town, the band took tiie

stage like they were playing

HOMER... A

benefit for the Children's

To

Hats off to da bo>^ for putting

simple: heavy, heavy, and heavy.

be held Dec. 10 at the Egypt Temple Shrine

years.

own concert Halloween night Held at

a crowded

was

one of the

Boomerang's on Dec.

and Dec. 21-23 Pink Floyd's Meddle. For info, call (813) 746-4131. 95YNF HITS A will

December 1990/Thrust

Arazmo

regroup and could not be reached for comment

Planetarium

T/2

big-time.

best party bands to hit

guitarist Dustin Pence's fixation with 01'

members from Spread

tiiey are totally ps>'ched

of tiie

area Melon's performing karaoke to Frank Sinatra tunes. The band has taken a break to

SEE THE

have a

tiie cro\\'d reflect

who are there to good time, OK? SPREAD of us

'EM... I recently spoke witii a couple

EASE... Members from the Milwaukee-based, She's Got A Disease, were recently spotted at an

Blue Eyes.

your job description

month's

SINATRA'S GOT A DIS-

on

at

More

few months. The format has remained quite

You may

the full-length interview

I

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did with

months

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ago.

I

story about this

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thing when

Uter!

If you've

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tiie balls,

get

defi-

Spread Eagle and crew (yo Chariie and

UNTIL NEXT TIME... Be

it!

is

Swan!) for letting me intro j-our shov\'s (LA was

Moshmaster Medlin himself a few issues back when the show first began. We know a good

we see

band

A big tiianks here and now from me

real people.

One more

me, and being

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Here we are with Catherine Wheel. What new and exciting things are happening with the

band?

We

finished recording four songs recently,

besides the two

we

We'll be shopping that

and major labels from the

months

did a few

around

to see if we

before.

to all the indie

can

pull

something

sky.

Did you put "Cold" on the tape due to pressure from the Xecrophiliacs m town? Yeah, that's it! No we were just trying to show on the demo that we are capable of taking our style

and branching into different extremes.

Slow songs seem

to

But "Cold"

talent.

show a

isn't

You've gabled your

little

your

fan-

more musical

typical ballad.

share of accomplish-

How

Where did you record the latest material? The last four tracks were recorded at Morrisound with Max Borgess mixing and pro-

ments and recognition

ducing. The two before that were done at

won

American Music Works with Doug Johnson

years in a row. And each one of us were nominated for our indi\idual talents also.

engineering. Let's talk about

some of

the songs. Chances

you've been doing them

are, if

you've

live,

The track "Nowhere" seems to be the crowd pleaser. I don't think we wrote it for that reason, but the song gets people going. "Alone

Again" gets our blood pumping. right off the bat. "Dark

We play that at

adds excitement

it

and Silence" was more

of an emotional thing for us. WTien that,

we just

music.

I

music

is

tried to put

more

it

can be so

we wrote

feeling into the

think the problem with a that

sterile.

of the

lot

Sometimes

you need to write a song with a lot of rises and falls.

Wlien we play

it, it's

point Z in about three minutes.

It's all

Yeah.

I

ui the area.

does

Grammy. No, we

"Best Progressive Act" of the area two

them. Possibly even relocating to LA.

the support was good.

this

acclaim behind you, where do you

What's >'0ur answer to the fans who'll say you've sold out

This

is

a great area because I've never seen

such a hungry community trying to make We've been to LA and but this area has so going for though.

it.

It'll

it.

much

take another five to ten years

We don't want to be another band that

done

fairly well

What

are

and exhausts the

here but

it's

We've

fans.

time to move on.

you doing to break the band natwn-

We're trying to shop this tape and

w"e've

got a

fewgood leadson independent and major record companies. We're also trying to go more

1989 when they had the

New Music

We won locally but we didn't make it nationally. We didn't even enter, but knowing Search.

re-

gional by playing Gainesville, Tallahassee, Mi-

ami and possibly Atlanta. The long term goal

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

if

I

of emotions?

concentrating on one theme.

mellow and then

think the majority of our fans want us to I

compromising our music

capture the attention of the record companies?

nothing happens

in this area

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

bring the record companies to us,

if

is

we can't

we'll

go to

gimmicks.

Could you be trend setters?

We

We

are!

spoke earlier about themes.

back down again. And by the end

it's

it

goes

built

No,

we

pretty

everyday

life.

much just write about living and

We

like to

experiment

Your bk) mentioned that you participated m a program that Full Sail Recording set up where you can have a demo tape done the perspective of a band,

for free.

how

From

dki that help

you?

we were

WTiere

at that point in time,

it

was

probably the best thing for us. The over quality

is

different,

but

for

all

a band that needs to

get their music recorded at a price they can it's

great they can offer the

the change from

ICU to Catherine Wheel an

I

think

ser\ice.

evolution or a metamorphosis?

up

it orgasms into itself. We don't like music that stays the same through the whole

Is there a

recurring theme here?

starts

It

Then

just explodes.

for anything.

Do you have any tricks up your sleeves to really

afford,

call it a roller-coaster

to wherever

make it. And we'll be back. don't think anyixxly would say, "Don't get signed." We're not

Is

off

when you move

you have to?

No. We're a band that really hates to use

ally?

Didn't you also win a year's supply of Snickers

in

We went

it.

route?

or somethuig?

That was

out there recently and really loved

stand? Are you taking the slow and steady

plays here forever

be acknowledged?

got sick after our third

With

draining sometimes.

We like music that can take you from point A to Would you

feel to

No, a year's supply of Rice-a-Roni (laughs).

ab-eady received a reaction.

the beginning of our set and

it

we had

It's

an ewlution because

it's

a growing thing.

again so

thing.

A

lot

of our

newer

stuff

mental. We'veJried to get a

lot

through our music. "Cold"

is

more

experi-

of different feels

is

a slower

with more downbeats where vou can

song

relax.

Anything else that the readers need to know? Just, musically speaking,

something

I

think

we have

there.

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Since Uncle Sally's formation in the

fall

of '87, the four-piece unit has endured

(and sometimes avoided) the bar scene while dealing with the other problems that

go with being an

all-original

act

It

wasn't until last year that things started

when foundmg

looking up for the band

guitarist Jeff

Dyer teamed with bassist

Dan Whitman, guitarist Dave Dennis and drummer Jeff Stahl. The band's newest demo. Tending the Flock, has gained considerable fans and

newcomers hungry

air

pby on 98 ROCK,

SBBBSSBaaSBSSBSSSBM last

months.

six

Ever>'-

thing has snowballed. All

mendously but Austin Keys in particular has

Sally?

discovered that

JEFF DYER: Well,

the band was started in '87

if

I'm

by myself and Ben Lovettfrom the Blues Punks.

vocalist,

We've gone through a bunch of different people

want

since then but

it's

been a year with the current

line-up.

What was

We

just

thedeal with the previous line-up?

had problems keeping people in the

band that you put together?

More or less it is. When we put it together it was meonguitarandasinger. Ben left the bandand it went another year until we got rid of our singer. That's when I started singing which is the way it should have been all along. It's

taken off

100%

guy behind I

ever since.

man.

a

Sally a

stni^t

ahead rock band?

don't

want

its I

be anybody but

stand

rather associate myself with somebody like Jim Morrison or Billy Idol... somebody in that range. My roots are from the '70s with Aerosmith and Ted Nugent. I think that makes us unique because every-

body else out there

is

trying to copy somebody.

You guys have ab^dy developed

we do have

a decent

a following of people

rock band.

One thing

I

it's

something that

really

is

who

there and

happened just

in the

it's

it

myself.

happening.

it's

How

me

it

record deal

did the band's appearance at the Live-

stock festival go

down?

We were happy just to be there. There were a lot of local bands that wanted to be there that weren't, so

we

felt

lucky that

defeats the pur-

pose. We're trying to be taken seriously.

we

got

it.

What's the general vibe within Uncle Sally?

We

try not to take ourselves too seriously.

There are important issues that need to be dealt with out there but right

we'll

now things are

pretty

The music is blues-riff oriented hard rock

light

twist. It's party

music. As time goes on

develop lyrically and start getting more

we

just

want

now

So what's

go out and have a goc^ time.

to

the master plan for the band from

here? Well, there are people locally that

We

don't want to saturate ourselves to where we become just another band. If anything, we want to keep some of the mystery so that the

want

to sign

us to a management deal and we're considering those. For right now,

What keeps Uncle Sally from playing out four or five nights a week just to make a living? to

for the

tour.

conscious of what we're saying. But right

an all-original band and buzz going around right now. If nothing else, people are curious and they want to come out and be a part of it. I'm just glad

and US

I

because vs-e're

there's a

We've done that and

frequent our shows. The support

We are a straight ahead

don't fully under-

guess

We're shooting

stays.

with a

audiences?

to try

who I am. We're trying

Yeah,

band

click so well with I

following in the area.

Would you consider Uncle

this

us.

that

is it

to sing

like

to

What makes

to stay true to ourselves. I'd

band and weeding the deadbeats out Is this a

been the main

is

going to be a

saBBaaaaBBaaa

buzz

of the people at

98 ROCK have helped out tre-

THRUST: How about a little histoiy on Unck

leaving

BY DJ JUSTICE

for more.

our main goal

is

to get

good management and a record deal. In 5ie meantime, we're playing out locally. Again, we don't

want to project ourselves as being a band

thatwillplayanywhere, anytime forany amount of money. We're a professional band and

want

to

make sure

that

we

we

project ourselves

that way.

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©1990

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Tampa

Seasons greetings,

Bay! I'm already

in the Christmas spirit, despite the scandals

going down in the national scene First,

this

month.

PETE COMES OUT OF THE CLOSET,

then MILLI VANILLl admits to not singing on their albums (see cartoon for

Rolling Stone recting

a road

was so stressed

Park, so

town

finally got a

ROCK CAFE. else,

muppet

as a

Theme

anything

Then

had to make

I

Oriando. As fate has

mine got a gig I

info).

RON WOOD breaks his legs di-

traffic. I

trip to

more

at

MGM

checked out her

I

chance

a friend of

it,

act.

Studio

reserved.

JAMES MARRA,

consists of vocalist

preparing another assault on the Bay Area

and the worid, with the

Powersurge bassist Todd Dyer made a cameo

bassist

TODD DYER and guitarists TODD BOESE and EDDY RICE. According to Boese, the band is

release of the record

TENDING THE FLOCK, with JEFF DYER'S band, UNCLE

music

his brother,

mented song

ELEMENTS OF METAL, was reviewed

the harmonica.

Your) Head

in the fanzines

and got a

the underground scene.

lot

of attention from

Our big^st strengths

gotten a

lot

band,

TIGER TIGER,

of airplay and playing out

selected concerts in the area.

band

made up

is

of bassist

The

has

more

at

to see the

A

display,

found the heavier gear decking the

JASON BONHAM

I

the Savages, including

All

second guitarist Charles

is

sharing lead vocal duties.

"All

of us are sing-

"We sing our own songs, and

ing," says Meyers.

I

sometimes we sing

Both

one

at different times in

Some of the songs we're doing are heay>',

song.

some are like hard core and some rock.

feel really

I

sense.

are

more

good about getting

to express myself with

under one

POISON

ex-NASTY SAVAGE members.

several

remain. Gone

HOlilES leather jackets were on display, next to a mangled pair of Bon Jovi jeans. My hero, BLACKIE LAWLESS, had a set of his famous circular sawblade jockstraps framed

made

is

Haines. The band will remain a three piece,

BEATLES halls.

ever

first

BEN MEYERS, bassist RICHARD BATEMAN and drummer CRAIG HUFFMAN,

WASPS' CHRIS

and

premiered the

I

guitarist

but the walls were

unifomis from the mop-head days. Upstairs

hears this!

GARDY-LOO, which

have an update.

decked with priceless rock items that made the visitworthwhile. There wereoriginal

PMRC

few issues ago

up of

kind of like the Addams Familys'

on

the

till

interview with

HARD

"l-STS-SLLT" and

Stick,"

sing their lyrics can call Cranium at 654-3344.

RENO ROJAS,

house. The usual gold albums and celebrity guitars were

On A

anyone with a unique voice and enough balls to Wait

was more a museum than

It

To Be A Wannabe," "0 Want

"Scrape It" They are auditioning vocalists, so

rest of the

While in

"Doggie Fashion Pas-

titles like

sion," "Don't Want

TONY WISE'S

They describe their and have de-

as aggressive freestyle,

SALLY. He didn't play bass; he was jamming on Meanwhile, former Uncle Sally vocalist

"We already have a following in Europe. Our

KEN BARRY.

guitarist

appearance on

worid-wide.

demo,

by John Urba

my

lyrics in a

like

a chance

comedic

don't think anybody has ever really

I

had

done

this." As for

the coolest guitars. C.C. Deville donated a skull-

says,

"We were together

shaped B.C. Rich custom guitar, and Bobby

and it got to a point to where people were losing

of his B.C. Rich Wariock guitars.

Dall presented

them with a doubleneck

eight

100%. You

was putting

HALEN, GEORGE LYNCH, ADRIAN VANDENBURG, NIKKI SIXX, ANTHRAX'S SCOTT L?VN and LITA FORD had axes hang-

what everybody

I

was glad to see

being represented

On

the

real

hard rock

news

scene, the big

is

from

m Europe, but we re

gomg

to

hard as we can to get somethiing

as

happening

in the States."

You can count on hearing some of the older

POWERSURGE. They are finally negoti-

ating a record deal with Roadrunner Records.

"TEAR UP THE PAVEMENT" and "WALL OF POWER" on the

This could well be the next huge act out of the

album as

Bay Area, since

it

one of the most

features

intense local singers

and the most monstrous

Powersurge classics well as

adds.

Roadrunner

going to do well

Morrisound Recording Studios. that long time

has

left

album at Rumor has it

their

drummer RUDY GORYANCE He quit, but has rejoined

the band.

Powersurge

for good.

The

rest of the line-up

stuff,

Milli VztnJili

cial

If

range of styles

will

sidering adding another guitarist/keyboardist

help reproduce their studio sound

to

hammer

Augusts show

when we were

started twisting knobs realized

when we

goes,

Bum bum bum ba

in the studio

and going

da da

is

bum instead

of

Dum Dum

feel real

confident about it and

Finally, allow me to dispute the stories that CAST OF NASTIES (the sex vampires of the

nineties) have

broken up. They're revamping

— excuse the pun. filed off his

Bassist

fangs and

we

69. (Read the

We

issue for

first

I

going to go over well."

it's

DORIAN SAGE has CINEMA

playing with

Tampa Bay Street Report

more on

replaced by

is

in this

that story.) Dorian has

BECKIE CHAMBERS,

been

a psy-

human-hating vampire

wide

guitarist featured recently in Guitar Player

from Transylvania. In Chamber's words,

So

there's a

commerIt's

Magazine.

hard

we hope a wide

work."

time,

different than

think

friend of the band, recently relocated to

was a

I've

act

I

little

let

I'll

got to

tell

you know what happens. you about a new ftjnk metal

have discovered: ILITRAT BIGIT. These

guys are

sick,

and as controversial as Andrew

Queen's song, "Under Pressure" because Dum ba da da dum. Tell it to the judge!

looking

I

"I

When

was the

Vamp

that they are pursuing a

aggressive and sinister direction, both in for skeptical

and

for a singer; their

weak mortals. The long awaited tape

material

revised to reflect their harder edged approach,

is

writ-

and this three

more

tinctive

dis-

sounds

have heard

I

lately.

reminded me of

will

be

new songs

with both bluesy and Chambers went on to express the band's shared distaste for the abundance of including

violent aspects.

felse

us

vampires stealing their thunder.

off.

We

they wish

"It pisses

think people should be careful what for,

because you never

know when

a cross between

you're going to get

Jane's Addiction,

of sex

Remember, the key word vampires of the nineties is vampire. The

Bang Tango and

sex

great, but

Anthrax

if

you

is

that

it.

vampires are violent

stop shutting their mouths."

On

that note, I'd like to wish

Christinnas.

CRANIUM,

bass-

want

ist

KEN

address

SCHAUB

and

think

out unless some people

start ripping throats

combination. Band members

RICHARD

I

time that we stop being so nice and

it's

can imagine that

are

it

wamed me

Breeding

song writing and tolerance

of the

TIME!

they needed to replace their bassist,

obvious choice." Guitarist Vinnie

more

is

Tampa

have known Vinnie for a long, long time.

Dice Clay. The

piece unit hasone

it's

chotic, blood letting,

band

ten;

wears those baggy ass pants. It's where he stashes songs stolen from Rick James and Prince. And when he goes to the big house, he'd better hope that they can't touch this. song

crazy.

show that our over-produced; we need andid our

It

they're just

December 1990/Thrust

you

other member." They are negotiating with a

tape

Tonight we'll reveal the real reason he

Ice explains that their

do,

it's

of lip-syncing^

Next week, Vanilla

worry about

fast

thrash.

SLAMMER

live.

"We're not a keyboard oriented band," says

Tonight's special guest star bust is none other than M.C. Hammer. And it's not

puppets, wtK>'s pKjIIIng the stings. The record company? Their arranger/producer? Stay tuned for the tmth.

T/10

A&R guy at

metal and intricate thrash metal.

their albums. Our leads have lead to the truth that those posing homeboys In fact have t>een paid not to

So

can't

you should

and he thinks

to put your finger on us, but

and not singing on

sing.

else thinks

And we have some

really likes,

for us.

drummer RONNIE MILLER (formerly BELCHING PENGUINS) and guitarist MARK SEVERNES (formerly ALIAS). They are con-

Wise. "But

range of good straight-ahead metal,

Tonight, on yo*. America's Most Wanted the show that busts national rap acts, last

ballad that the

and a touch of

By John Urbah

we have an update on where we accused

newer material.

"We have one

keeping a low profile over the

months while recording

like

'There's a good mix of everything," Boese

rhythm section around. The band has been last several

in

doing now, and are going to be

one of the scene's most talented and heaviest acts,

nine years

should do what you want to do. That's what I'm

push

at the Cafe.

Tampa

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and doing other things and nobody

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it to:

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us,

you Merry

every one.

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the boy's requests,He took them, smiled, loaded

stepped off the bus onto DaiidStreet.

But

the gun, blew a hole in Santa's chest.

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a disguise. 1 dressed as Santa Claus

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but with a black beard and a patch over my right

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more than seven jumped

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suppose

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.

my

palm

tells

me, "No,

it is real. I

am

here

as

I

the day

...

and

my

dress

And my soul wasn't

morning

sing to

re:

light niy

for the others to

where she

hair and

my love this

as

run

we

what a ...

When didn't

sight

so swiftly

splash in the

most peculiar day in the

settled to stay.

And

I

rinse her

ove her underwear. "Let us play.

Let us play. Let us pray."

said,

And the sun doesn't set in her hair by the lake on the path she took that cannot be erased from the echo of time that will never a^in fill her eyes .. though they're not really dead. And I wonder Is it all in my head? But her pressure on

away

in

water and play on

where she drowned —I didn't

ago. "Fruits rot in sun, so Mil

giri in

tattered by love."

lake

taste the

was a

I

wasn't spotted with blood.

we must be

she wasn't really there. I

when

looked at

knew sIr wouldn't care

morning

and I'm going to stay. Return me to the eaves of your soul in the land where I used to play

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her stare, but

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I think of the bed where I did it do it where she lay her head. And "You are beautiful." She didn't hear.

cleaned the poetry

...

room

later,

I I I

emptying her boxes of

and all 1 can remember is just staring

at the floor and

all

those pieces of paper.

How

did they connect? I'm beginning to under-

stand.

They only connect when you connect

them.

The End

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and give the

blues.

on your

a shopping guide for the blues lover

shopping

Here

loud,

can make a cat howl

it

activity

around my place.)

(a favorite

holiday

LOU ANN BARTON:

READ MY LIPS (ANTONE'S)

Lou Ann

belts

out a classic voice between Janis Joplin and

list.

As we look back over the past year, we pause

who

to consider those

have entered our

lives

and helped us through life's trials. What to give

Patsy Cline, classic tunes like "Sexy Ways" (first done by Hank Ballard and The Midnighters),

"Rocket in

my Pocket," and Joe Cocker's "High

to those

Time We Went." At

about

VARIOUS ARTISTS: THEM DIRTY BLUES (JASS) A lot of the wonderful

who make us feel good? And what those who conspire to ruin our lives?

How about something to make them feel good? Give the

some

of

gift

makes you

great blues music that

good when you put

feel

it

on.

The

someone how much you care about them or it can tell them to go to hell. blues can

tell

fifteen songs, this is

the

holiday bargain.

tender love songs from

"Please

last

month's column are

Sentimental favorites

in this collection.

like

Wann my Wiener," "What's That Smells

Like Fish?" and

the

"Good Morning Susie, I'm Gonna Beat Your Bread" always sound good with someone you love in front of the fireplace.

complete recorded works of the consummate

CAROLJOYROBBINS:OfFCOLO/?fiW/ES

ROBERT JOHNSON: THE COMPLETE RECORDINGS, (COLUMBIA)

The

blues pioneer, Robert Johnson.

with a 47 page booklet and a

This

is

set

comes

lot of pictures.

Songs like, "Love in Vain" (done by the Stones),

home

(OPTIMlSM)Whenanalbumofsocalled"dirty" songs comes with a dedication to God,

it's

kind

Chicago," (Blues Brothers) and

(which might be just what he needs!) This disc

low on the peter meter so give a copy to Bob Martinez. HINDU LOVE GODS (GIANT) It's a raunchy blues party with Warren Zevon and R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe. Covers of "Wang Dang Doddle," (Howlin Wolf) "Mannish Boy," (Muddy Waters) and "Junko Pardner," (The

Cream) prove

power of

that the

hasn't diminished with time. At

his

fifty

music

years old,

they still sound better than today's digital stereo product.

MUDDY WATERS: THE CHESS

BOX

(CHESS) Here are 72 cuts from the Beatles of the blues, Muddy Waters. This is a "best of collection featuring some unreleased tunes with bonus studio chatter.

hear Leonard

(a

from Russia)

telling

blues.

It's

a laugh to

white Jewish immigrant's son

Muddy how

Kind of like your boss

This

has two bona-fide classics at

Cook

Co.

— "Live B.B.

Jail."

should have stayed in Cook County, and

San Quentin

Johnny Cash.

to

midway through

A

left

tering guitars and

Some

some

The boys

THE VAUGHN BROTHERS (EPIC) I

don't like Stevie Ray be-

I

said a couple of issues ago.

him, OK, so just buy be missed

can send

fierce blues.

in the groove. Give this disc to

people think

cause of what

it!

Stevie

I

the point of my article was.

like

like

Ray Vaughn will

You

me

any Stevie Ray gifts you wish. Note: There are blues Christmas collections

studio cut

this "live" disc didn't help

ZZ TOP: RECY-

CLER (WARNER BROS.) A great disc of blis-

anybody!

ATSM QVENTIN (MCA)

and "Live

this gift perfect for the rock fan

doesn't listen to blues.

you how to

telling

LIVE

at the Regal"

make

Clash)

who

from Texas are

B.B. KING: live set

rates

to sing the

do something he doesn't have a clue about.

seen B.B. on Johnny Carson while half asleep.

be obsolete until next year, at which time they will be lost, or forgotten Sort oflike a George Bush promise. That being said,

JAMES PETERSON: ROUGH AND READY

here goes:

(KINGSNAKE) James wrote

VARIOUS ARTISTS: HAVE A MERRY CHESS CHRISTMAS (CHESS) Features

either.

Give this disc to someone who's only

this disc

all

the tunes

and came up with a winner. His son,

Lucky (who gets no credit on the

disc), helps

dad bowl you over with the blues. song,

make

"I Fell in

The

is

the Fish."

the profound, "Bait Cost

Some

with caution!

first

Love With a Prostitute," would

a lovely gift for the ex-girlfriend.

included

on

Also

More than

pretty scary stuff to be used

BLUES IN THE MISSISSIPPI

NIGHT (RYKO)

This disc is a great gag for music lovers seeing that there's very little music on it. It feahjres Memphis Slim, Big Bill

Broonzy and Sunny Boy Wil-liamson dnjnk and talking about the blues. If you give this to the

wrong person they might wonder about

out, but they'll

Chuck

The Moonglows, Ramsy Lewis

Berry,

and more. This

want

is

a bizarre

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-

to hear

BLUES

period.

VARIOUS: SANTA CLAUS

(JASS) Vintage holiday greetings from

the likes of Count Basie, Fats Waller,

Claus"

is

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capable of capturing the jazz

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always a

is

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especially true of vocalist

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video, recorded at the presti-

Patrick's night in 1988, fanatics.

is

Although Shane

a

must

is

for

just a

for all

little

his guts singing

it.

native

MacColl joins the band to handle the vocals of the departed Pouge Cait 0' Riordon. Joe

Strummer joins the band

for a

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This video won't convert the people

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New Yorkers, Anthrax,

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"Who

Cares Wins," "Got The Time," and "An-

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To further excite the collec-

previously unreleased footage of Anthrax's

tour with Ozzy

is

shown with

a live version of

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don't

your into

your collection.

cludes "Metal Thrash Mad," from Anthrax's first

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tour of the mid-'80s. Perhaps the

most fijn and unique video of the

The Man" compilation. A shot by roadies along

last

reel is

the "I'm

collage of footage

Anthrax tour using

bandmembers' own cameras, the video encapsulates the worldwide fandom of Anthrax, showing crowds from around the globe attiie

tending various roncprts along the road.

For a more intimate view of the band, never-

before-shown interviews with members Joey Belladonna

(vocals), Scott Ian (guitar),

Dan

Bello (bass),

Frank

Spitz (guitar) and Chariie

Benante (drums) show the band reflecting on

and on the experiwent through in the making of

their history as musicians,

ences they

all

their videos.

Comic

relief sets in

with a special

interview with 'The Not Man," the cartoon

character brainchild of drummer Charl ie whose face has repeatedly

been seen as the animated

mascot of the Anthrax entourage. At the end of the entire video, a message

from the band

to their fans flashes across the

screen; "Thanks to our fans for supporting us

through the years." That about says

20 December 1990/Thrust

music

(which features a cameo appearance

of Ozzy Osboume). tor,

now the

the as-yet-unreleased video for

is

it all.

business


"Jimmy Swaggart and

as well.

roll

those

all

other clean cut, God fearing, soft spoken bas-

more obscene than the word f**k will

tards are

If everybody

ever be!

PMRC and

stood up to the

"F**k you," they couldn't do anything." To

said

went

say the audience ting

it

made

Needless to say, he

in jail?"

would be put-

Lemmy

to the furor,

"What are they gonna do, throw us

questioned,

impact.

ecstatic

Adding

mildly.

We all

left

quite

an

the auditorium feeling good

this phenomenon we call rock & roll. Many showcases featured up and coming acts with the last one of

about being associated with that

Southeast

the convention being

KINGS X sive

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conference it's your

REPORTED BY TEDDY MEULLER AND CHERYL SHEGSTAD month

This

annual

1990. Held

Wall Street district of

lynched La

Dokken

GEORGE LYNCH on guitar and MICK BROWN on drums. New bandmates to members

Anthony Esposito and Oni Logan

the former Dokken-ites are

on bass (from Long

Island)

lege radio, record production, journalism, re-

with the rest of the band's performance. Oni

and

distribution,

One

and promotion amongst

panel placed

SEAN COAKLEY OF

KATHY GILLIS (VIRDANE VENABLE (POLYGRAM)

definitely an excellent to keep

an eye on

in the years ahead.

port of their long awaited release.

Edge. By the way,

was interesting

have an insight into what the execs look for

act

signing a band and

how

they handle the

once they're signed. Moving through the

collage of exhibits, ists

we

talked with various art-

promoting their wares. You

see,

if

their

The band

on their way to Europe to open Queensryche's tour... AC/DC blasted through town in supis

(EMI PUBLISHING),

It

is

frontman and somebody

GIN), and

when

career

LYNCH MOB

night, with founding

(from Fort Lauderdale) handling lead vocals.

rounding out the line-up. • a chance to schmooze and network with people In the business who can help your

table...

George's guitar playing was exceptional along

others.

genres

jam

was standing room only

industry related topics. Panels included col-

ARISTA RECORDS in the moderator's seat with SUSAN DODES (MCA), ALAN FREED

2 nights of showcases highlighting some of Ihe best original musical talent in the region •

and

to a variety of

It

the biz's movers and shakers for a variety of

tail

als

on opportunity to be

back to Hades

be on the bar, the pinball machines

Mours the other

CMJ MUSIC MARATHON

NYC, the conference played host

it

or the pool

the big action in to\Mi was the

at the \1sta Hotel in the

2 days of seminars and workshops on publishing, record contracts, media and promotion, management, and entertainment law with top music industry profession-

it's

blues.

Hendrix's bassist?) got up to

as well.

little

whether

industry s focus

industry... Well,

some Tuesday night

member Jimi a

all

music

W\o should be on stage but PAUL SCHAFFER and his band. DONALD FAGAN and NOEL REDDING (refor

-

'° ""'^^^ ^^^ Marathon. Everyone

*^^

with renewed knowledge and reassurance

of the

ORocmj

These two impres-

bands have new albums on the street. WTiat

^"'^^^

''

ALICE IN CHAINS and

at the Limelight.

The Razors

how did that possessive

razor

get past the 25k-a-year proofreaders at their label? Either way, the

hard as they

show up

in

e\"er

your

band

is still

citv,

make sure

to

out with openers LO\^E/HATE...

TER came

to

kicking as

did ten years ago. So

Record World

in

if

they

check 'em

SLAUGH-

SqiL'

part of the national

attention

on the florida

music scene

get involved • if you're a band or an artist, submit entry to showcase, any southeastern

an

band

or artist interested in being included in the

smc showcase (at no charge) should send these non-returnable materials: 3 original compositions on any format (record, cassette, cd), band photo, band bio. all entries must be posmarked by december 15th 1990 _mail to: smc, p.o. box 291856. tampa, fl 33687-1856

music

falls

into the right hands at the right

Long Island

no telling what could result. From

debut Stick

time, there's

the exhibits

we moved

to the "Metal

Room"

to

LEMMY OF MOTORHEAD discuss the and outs of rock & roll in his thick Welsh

hear ins

you're part of the music industry in any register to attend all of the seminars and showcases for the low price of $50.00 (after december 31 1990 It will be $75) •

if

we know, but in 1967 Lemmy moved to London and did a tour as JIMI HENDRtt'S ROADIE. Eariier this year, Motorhead signed on with a new label (WTG) and a new management firm. As we speak, the often accent

way,

,

•place an trants

insert or

tape

in

the

smc

Little did

called "Godfathers of Thrash" are recording

regis-

bag

an

album

in LA. Tentatively titled 1916, the re-

lease

set for sometime eariy next year.

is

Speak-

ing to the crowd on a variety of timely issues,

advertise

in

the

smc program directory

Lemmy made

his standing

on

well understood. "Censorship

rent

a booth

at the

smc

exhibition areo

a few of those

is

an intangible

for

an in-store promotion

and everyone of them. Speaking of Slaughter, the band recently opened the show at Madison

SquareGardenforKISSandWINGERIastweek place... THE BUDDY HOLLY BIRTHDAY BASH, held at the Lone Star Roadhouse, featured PAUL MCCARTNEY

and blew the roof off the

backed by the Crickets. Also joining

in for the

DAVE EDMUNDS. RICKIE VAN SHELTON. AND STEVE FORBERT, all of whom rocked into the wee hours of the night Even Mayor Dinkins showed up... We festivities

want

w«re

to take this time to

thank

all

of our

thing.Itiscertainlysetinthemindoreyeofthe

Floridian readers for an enjoyable 1990.

He had a lot to say about the religious and government leaders condemning rock &

wish

all

New

Year from us

beholder."

of you

We

Happy Holidays and an excellent

21

Mtl

for their

To Ya which has sold over a million copies. Hundreds of fans showed up and the boys didn't leave until they met each It

womis

in the Big Apple.

December 1990/Thrust


For nearly three years, the Megadeth machine lay dormant nearly broken down. The excess of success, along with internal hostilities, had taken its toll on the group had actually defined the word "thrash." ^ its In 1985, Dave Mustaine (recently retired from Metaliica) and Megadeth released Killing Is My Business... And Business Is Good kicking the metal militia some metal album still regarded by as the best Buying?, But Who 's Peace Sells... follow-up, gold-selling debut with their proverbial ass. They maintained a steady climb began weaving its to-date. Shortly thereafter, the shine turned to dull, band members started quitting like fast-food employees, and the toils of their substance abuse tangled web. The results of this era. So Far, So Good... So What!, almost seemed to give insight through its title that Megadeth had lost its grip, resulting in a poorly

that

m

,

,

.

.

two members (who left under tainted At this Doint of the game, Mustaine and bassist Dave EUefson found themselvesi-at a crossroads of sorts. They were minus:_^_:.. ... °r ., • • ,. _ __»__! .--i-i > -•».— ej 1!- ?/ jii D..A J :4. i.l.„ .....~.. »r4U<. k_~.l *U« t...^ rk_.». *;

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decided that dying was for the birds and set out to get their lives back in order and their band back in the arenas. After acquiring guitarist Marty Friedman and drummer Nick Menza, Megadeth has returned to the scene, rexitalized and ready for the kill with Rust In Peace. With their latest release under their belts, a monstrous triple-bill tour with Testament and Judas Priest, and a far cleaner blood suppb' in the dresangroom, Megadeth is a newly rebuilt machine tiiiat shows no sign of breaking down. At least not in this lifetime.

Other than the input from the new members, are there any distinct style changes on this

People are wondering where

THRUST:

Megadeth has been for the past couple years. DAVE ELLEFSON: Well, we got Nick and

album?

DE:

band and we have a new album, Rust In Peace. I mean, it's been two years since Marty

in the

played a gig aside from these

we

shows. The

last

one was

Buy our new album and been doing.

you'll

We

the band.

and

spirit in

this

album out a year and

ago

like

for a style

gotta say

our

The

we were supposed to, but at that point we weren't ready to make another record. The songs weren't ready, the recording contract said

out

when

it

we have

to?

We

NICK MENZA: Three times

is

is

is

the final line-up that of,

"Let's hire

record and 'see ya.'"

with instead of thinking people that

know

it's

come

"I

hate this guy." The

going to

to see us live are

me." Nick's got a good attihide,

The other drummers couldn't

can and I'm here

for the duration."

way it's going to be. We'll warm-up gigs that we've played,

Hopefully, that's the

From

good sign

a

it's

the

NM: We

of things to come.

knew that it was for real. There were some doubting dudes there. Like, one guy came up to me and said, "I hope you're going to and I

more

go,

"I

hopeyow're going to

of a family thing

playing together.

If it's

now

last." It's

instead of just

going to be

this major,

we've got to be bros. There's tons of great

drummers out gig,

there that could have got this

but these guys realized they had to get

somebody they

liked

little

have a whole together.

and could be on the road

a band.

new

tattered lot

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to that,

subject matter covered by

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we recorded

fairly dark.

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All

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off of

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wanted

to hear.

songs that are fun as

There are also some good hell to play that

Dave and

— — never

Beck. They

whammy

They don't have a clue as to where the roots A lot of people from then were the fore-

runners of their time. There was also a

lolly

'80s. It

wasn't like this

gag beach music from America.

something darker and heavier. guitar and

lot of

from the new wave of British heavy

metal from the early

as

the road we'll be playing songs

like Jeff

think Eddie Van Halen created the bar.

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KISS and

new metal movement

even heard of somebody

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I

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submissions =

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wrote that song two

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them a good understanding of the past as well where we are now. It's like, once you know what your past is about, then you can move

lot

that

DE: And

If you look back and listen you can develop something new. It's

especially in the

had been playing together

from every album.

to back then?

were the inspiration.

and Marty leam old Megadeth songs. That gave

On

A

Black Sabbath.

didn't

while and part of the criteria was to have Nick

forward

up

funny because there were people that

there were people that were into

of time to put the last

like

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who

this genre,

were into Aerosmith and Zeppelin and then piece.

We did the best we could. This album,

we rehearsed

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the kids

last,"

were a

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DE:

for real.

DE: The single "Holy Wars" is out and the video just premiered on MTV. On the last album, So far, So Good... So What!, it wasn't really a band. By the time we came off Iht Peace Sells tour, we

DE: Sure, there's a lot of people who say, "Show

see.

the same, only

use and they're going to rust in peace. There's a song "Hanger 18" that's about alien, government funded bases. "Hanger 18" is the military

due to the band's track reconL

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all.

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was beyond

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pcnsocoia.

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thought that

NEVILLE STAPLE

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Tentacles release

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entitled

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biggie of the

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have a

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this caliber.

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out some cool

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some The Stiff

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consisted only of Elritch,

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less,

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is

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who

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their current

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some major label

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