MMP – How did the band get started?
Skull Fist – Sir Jackie Slaughter started the band years ago, the first official lineup came together in about 2010.
MMP – What kind of music do you play?
Skull Fist – Heavy Metal! But it’s heavier than metal..
MMP – How has the fan response been?
Skull Fist – Amazing. We see fans all over the world rocking our stuff.
MMP – Where did the band name come from?
Skull Fist – It was etched into a magical stone, kept in an ancient crypt.
MMP – Introduce the band members and what they do in the band?
Skull Fist – Zach Slaughter – Lead vocals and guitar
Jonny Nesta – Guitar and vocals
Casey Guest – Guitar and vocals
JJ Tartaglia – Drums
MMP – Who writes the music? Lyrics?
Skull Fist – Zach usually writes all of the music and the lyrics. For the next album we’re starting to collaborate more with other members during the writing and recording process.
MMP – And where do the lyric ideas come from?
Skull Fist – Life adventures. Heavy metal glory.
MMP – What is your view in Satanism and Occultism?
Skull Fist – I’m not crazy into it. But I do like Satan and enjoy black metal.
MMP – How many albums/CD’s have you released?
Skull Fist – 1 EP, and 2 full length albums so far.
MMP – Tell me about some the songs on the latest CD?
Skull Fist – It’s all about chasing the dream man!
MMP – Do you have any side projects?
Skull Fist – I still play in my old band Final Trigger, hopefully we can do some shows if I have some downtime.
MMP – Who are some of your musical influences?
Skull Fist – AC/DC, Faith No More, Van Halen, Stratovarious, Scissor Sisters.
MMP – Which current bands?
Skull Fist – Turisas, Gaslight Anthem, Children of Bodom.
MMP – What is the band like when you play live?
Skull Fist – It’s a battlefield. Give it all you got every single night.
MMP – Have you guys ever played in another country?
Skull Fist – Yeah about 25 different ones.
MMP – How big of crowd shows up at shows usually?
Skull Fist – Club shows are anywhere from 200-500 people, festivals will be in the thousands.
MMP – How is the crowd response when you play?
Skull Fist – Tons of headbanging. Lots of singing along too, which I love to hear.
MMP – When do you guys plan on writing any new material?
Skull Fist – We are in the writing process now, and will record sometime in Nov-Dec.
MMP – What does the future hold for the band??
Skull Fist – Shhhh.. it’s a secret.
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