just as two friends/fans taking a vacation. And then all of a sudden – we got work to do. But I’m really grateful for that trip and for everyone giving us that opportunity because that’s where Metal Allegiance happened
Having waited a long time to see this excellent power metal outfit, it was definitely a show not to be missed but, due to family and work commitments Fredrik Bergh, Pelle Akerlind and Henrik Olsson would not be performing. It was therefore with some trepidation that I descended the steps of the Underworld to watch them. Would they be able to deliver? Lets see..
Please hold. STARSET will begin the TRANSMISSION of the Message to the public shortly. ignorance : slavery :: knowledge : power END TRANSMISSION”
To better understand the message, MGM spoke to lead singer Dustin Bates prior to their show at KOKO in Camden Town, London.
The thing is it’s been so long it’s a part of me now; I think it’s part of all of us. It’s not so much what’s great about being in the band more so of being terrified of it stopping. It’s like a drug.
2013 was a landmark year for Voodoo Six.
Not only did they released a new album ‘Songs To Invade Countries To’, with the talents of powerhouse vocalist Luke Purdie helping garner positive critical reviews, they’ve also been main support on the legendary Iron Maiden’s ‘Maiden England’ European jaunt.
I think once I saw Kiss as a child I knew Rock N Roll was where my soul was. As far as influences I have many of the usual shredder influences like Vinnie Moore, Paul Gilbert, Yngwie Malmsteen ETC but I was also very influenced by bands and guitar player in those bands – Manowar (Ross the boss), Judas priest (KK and Glenn), Thin Lizzy (Gorham and Moore) ETC.