Interview with Skull Fist

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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