Interviews And Recordings By Sandy Storm And Bobby HQ Storm
NAMM 2015 took place at the Anaheim Convention Center, California, USA from 22-25th January. Luckily for Metal Shock Finland, husband and wife team Sandy and Bobby HQ Storm were there to get into the heart of NAMM and report back all the news from many big names in metal, along with an insight into all the latest instruments and innovations available.
Included in this report, which you can see on the video below are guitarists Alex Skolnick, David Ellefson, Mark Zavon and Roy Z. Ramirez, as well as one of the Fender experts showcasing the newest signature bass guitar for Geddy Lee.
Alex Skolnick told of the busy time he was having at NAMM, with ESP clinics and he had played with the METAL ALLEGIANCE tribute the previous night at the House Of Blues, also the Randy Rhoads remembrance show.
David Ellefson stated that MEGADETH have “new stuff developing, working on a new album” as well as mentioning working with ANTHRAX bass player Frank Bello “working on new songs for our “Altitudes and Attitudes” record“.
Mark Zavon from KILL DEVIL HILL discussed that the band “has been writing and getting ready to start tracking in five or six weeks. We’re looking forward to putting out some new stuff and touring.”
Roy Z. Ramirez enthused about his current project TRIBE OF GYPSIES and also revealed that he is “thinking about doing another group – a hard rock/stoner type of thing“, then he also mentioned bands he is working with at the moment.
Check out the interviews and clips of NAMM on the video below: