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Titel: Guitar Heroes
Datum: 1986
 
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Interview with Ross The Boss
Published by : Kerrang Magazine England
Interviewer : Unknown
Published on : Around 1986
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GUITAR HEROES


Interviewer: When did you begin playing guitar ?



Ross: When I was 13

Interviewer: Why did you start ?



Ross: 'Cause there was nothing else to do !

Interviewer: First type of guitar ?



Ross: Gibson SG

Interviewer: MUSICAL TRAINING ?



Ross: Piano and violin

Interviewer: Early Influences ?



Ross: Cream, Black Sabbath, Mountain, The Yardbirds, The Bluesbreakers and BB King

Interviewer: First public performance ?



Ross: At a school when I was 13

Interviewer: First appearance on record ?



Ross: The Dictators " Go Girl Crazy " LP

Interviewer: Recording Bands ?



Ross: The Dictators, Shakin' Street and Manowar

Interviewer: Other vinyl appearances ?



Ross: I've worked with various people around New York and I was even on a disco session with an artist from Mexico once !

Interviewer: Equipment ( Live ) ?



Ross: Marshall 100 watt amps, Gibson Les Paul's and SG's and Stratocasters. I don't use any effects.

Interviewer: Studio equipment ?



Ross: It tends to vary depending on the sound I want - generally the sound I'm after is KILL !

Interviewer: Number of guitars owned ?



Ross: 10

Interviewer: Most memorable solo on record ?



Ross: I've got a lot of favourites : " Young Fast & Scientific " and " Disease " with the Dictators, the end of " Solid As a Rock " ( Shakin' Street ) and of course the Manowar stuff. " Metal Daze ", " battle Hymn " , " Dark Avenger " ... they're all classics !

Interviewer: Other guitarists you admire ?



Ross: Tony Iommi, Eddie Van halen in the beginning and early Buck Dharma.