HATE AND FEAR'S
EVER-INCREASING INTERVIEW PROJECT
"The history of thought
is the history of an ever-increasing approximation to the truth."
- Erich Fromm (Man for Himself)
simple. I had a few questions and I thought it would be interesting to read
the variety of answers I would get to some of life's more meaningful, and
sometimes meaningless questions. I
also wanted to ask as many people as I could who were involved within the
many independent art and music scenes, while trying to include - and contact
- some of my favored, and today's most praise-worthy bands, record labels,
artists, writers, business owners and websites. Many responded and helped
me begin, what I hope to be, an encyclopedic undertaking to challenge all
schools of epistemology. I thank them all for answering. I thank you all for
Also, I realize some aren't even questions, but commands. Inquisitive, but pushy... yeah, that sounds like a Feast of Hate and Fear project.
are as follows:
1 - Tell us how your project(s)
2 - What does music, in its entirety, mean to you?
3 - What does art, in its entirety, mean to you?
4 - Who is your favorite author, and why?
5 - As your best friend, describe yourself.
6 - As your worst enemy, describe yourself.
7 - If your persona were immortalized as a cartoon character, who would it be?
8 - Do you think there are conspiracies against the "everyday person"?
9 - What do you do with your spare or free time?
10 - Please give us your interpretation of "the meaning of life".
Those who took the time
to stop and think:
A. M. (musician) Daughters
Aaron Emmel (label head) MeteorCity, Inc.
Aaron Ross (musician) Plan of Attack
Aaron Turner (musician / label head) Isis, Old Man Gloom, Lotus Eaters & Hydra Head Records
Adam Lentz (musician) In Control
Andrash (musician) Asterius
Andy Greene (musician) 46 Short
Andy Rich (label head) Initial Records
Andrew Anti.5 (musician / online writer) Never Presence Forever & www.aversionline.com
Anthony Mangicapra (artists / musician) Hoor-paar-Kraat
Axl Icky (musician / tattoo artist) The Hangovers & Tattoo Circus
Boyd Rice (musician / writer / actor) NON
Brent Eyestone (musician / label head) Corn On Macabre, Forensics & Magic Bullet Records
Brian Daniloski (musician) Meatjack & Suckpig
Brian Dropdead (musician) Dropdead
Brian Serven (musician) Backstabbers, Inc.
Charles Young (musician) Orange Island
Chris Romano (designer / label head) Time of Your Life & Dressed To Kill Records
Chuck Dietrich (label head) Basement Records
Chuck Stern (musician) Time of Orchids
Cliff Wiener (label head / business owner) Undecided Entertainment & Records
Billington (label head) Organized Crime Records
Clint W (musician) Covert Agency
Craig Mazer (publisher / fanzine editor) IMPACT Presss
David Coker (musician) The Crimson Spectre
Dirty Dave Johnson (musician) The Glasspack
Dominic Sirianni (musician) The Remnants & The Hooples
Don Seven (musician / fanzine editor / online writer) LMNOP & Babysue
Draconis Blackthorne (writer / business owner) The Devil's Diary & Blackthorne Productions
Dwid (musician) Integrity, Integ 2000, Vegas & Roses Never Fade
Ed Ballinger (label owner) Infernal Racket Records
B. Gleda III (musician) An Albatross
Elimi Nate (musician) Crestfallen
Flash (musician) F
Fabio Mozine (musician / label head) of Mukeka di Rato & Läjä Records
Gideon Smith (musician) Gideon Smith and the Dixie Damned
Gidget Gein (artist) Gidget Gein
Göran Florström (musician) Generous Maria
Harm Haverman (musician) Razor Crusade
Jackson Ellis (publisher / magazine editor / label head) Scissor Press & Verbicide Magazine
Jacob Bannon (musician / label head) Converge, Deathwish, Inc. & Malfunction Records
Jeff Warren (musician) Knockout
Jeffrey Kusbel (label head) Autopsy Kitchen Records
Jeremy Jones (musician) 46 Short
Jesse Luscious (musician / radio DJ / writer) Blatz, The Frisk, & KALX Radio
Jessica Ocasio (online writer) www.girlpunk.net
JM (label head) Equilibrium Music
John Looby (label head) Downfall Records
Jon Cattivera (musician) Time Spent Driving
John Cobbett (musician) Hammers of Misfortune & Ludicra
Jonathan Hunt (musician) Dead to Fall
Johnnie Denson (musician) Starlite Motel
Joseph Spagnuolo (musician / online writer) I Am Genocide & www.calamityproject.com
Kadd Stephens (musician) Homage to Catalonia
Katy Otto (musician) Del Cielo
Kenny Powell (musician) Omen
Ken Sanderson (label head) Prank Records
Kris Norris (musician) Darkest Hour
Krummi (musician) Minus
Les Hernandez (musician) The Quintessentials
Liorcifer (tattoo artist / artist) Liorcifer
Marc Davis (musician) The Anchorite Four
Mark Higginbotham (musician) Zulanwar
Mark Morton (musician) Lamb of God
Matt Besser (satirist / writer / actor) Upright Citizens Brigade
Matt Heafy (musician) Trivium
Matthew McGuire (musician) Man
Matt Wilson (musician) Thumbs Up!
Max Soren (musician) The Goslings & Floor
Melanie Lætitia Mantis (photographer / artist) Melanie Lætitia Mantis
Mike Burns (musician) Rue
Mike Cummings (musician) Last Place
Mike Horgan (musician) Dead Things
Mike Olsson (label head) Pillowscars
Nate Shumaker (musician / label head) The Burning Paris & Dopamine Records
Nate Wilson (musician / label head) The Oath, John Brown's Army & Gloom Records
Nick Jackson (musician) Throcult
Paul Morrison (musician / label head) Harakiri, About the Fire & Skeptic Productions
Pete Menchetti (business owner / label head) Sticker Guy, Slovenly Records & 702 Records
Proprætor (artist) Proprætor
Ray Donato (musician) of Dark Fog
Reimut van Bonn (musician) Long Distance Calling, Kadrage & Suns Of Atacama
Ric Reprisal (musician) Reprisal
Robby Redcheeks (musician / label head) Damage, No Rights & Dead by 23
Ross Siegel (fanzine editor / label head) Law of Inertia
Ross Sewage (musician) Impaled & Ludicra
Rev Samekh Anubis Amoun-Ra (musician / label head) Absynth & Alarming Echo Beats
Ryan McKenny (musician) Trap Them & Backstabbers, Inc.
Sam Patterson (musician) The Low End Theory
Shawn Hopman (label head) Spook City Records
Shawn Setaro (musician) Helicopter Helicopter
Sjoerd van der Knoop (musician) Face Tomorrow
Slim Moon (musician / label head) Slim Moon, 5RC Records & Kill Rock Stars
Steve Brooks (musician) Floor & Torche
Tim Abbondelo (musician) Crestfallen & Charming Bastards
Todd Congelliere (label head) Recess Records
Tommy Atkins (musician) YETI
Trevor Phipps (musician / label head) Unearth & Ironclad Recordings
William Evans (musician) Witchcraft By A Picture
Various (musicians) Brazil
Various (musicians) Common Enemy
Various (musicians) Tartharia
Zebulon Whatley (musician) Sons of Perdition
Interview page is an on-going project.
This webpage is updated with new interviews every so often.
Please visit again soon.