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20 Questions with Shaun Glass, 11/19/02



Soil Guitarist Shaun Glass

Scott Ian isn’t the only guitar player with a colorful goatee who’s short and bald in metal, and this week’s 20 Questions proves it! We’re talking to Soil’s Shaun Glass, who isn’t afraid to talk some shit along the way. Enjoy!

1. What are you currently up to? This is your only chance to promote your shit.
writing our asses off & the new shit is damn cool,we hope to be in the studio by feb to record the follow up to scars.it will be called redefine

2. What are the 3 best & worst things about getting a record deal?
3 best:achievement,a chance & some money.
3 worse:living up to expecatations given by all the fake fuckers in the industry,dealing with fake people & morons who think youve completely made it once your signed,sorry a bus isnt
yours hahaha.

3. Now that Disturbed has had a #1 album, have you heard any stories of their egos being out of control?
no as i dont ask people how disturbed treated them.i really dont care

4. What hard rock/heavy metal band should give it up and call it a day?
i think limp bizkit is really gonna tank and wes was genius to bail @ the end of a trend.

5. Rate the following guitarists on a scale of 1 to 10. 1 being somebody who sucks and 10 being a virtuoso.
Dan Donegan = 5
C.C. DeVille = 1
Mick Mars = 2
Kirk Hammett = 6
Derek Frigo = 1
Zakk Wylde = 10(i’am dead serious he is the fucking man)
Clint Lowery = 6
Ynqwie Malmsteen = 7
Dimebag Darrell = 8
DJ Ashba = 1

6. Being from Chicago, have you ever met or hung out with Stanley from L.S.D?
no but i have seen alex kane in the uk @ a few festivals we did over the summertime and he was really nice.

7. What 80s hair bands are the most fun to laugh at and who do you still listen to when no one else is around?
i think great white is really lame & i do like the mca pretty boy floyd debut but i’am not gonna deny that one.

8. Would you like to clarify your listing on the Penis Chart?
sure it’s funny cause most girls say that chart is a lie and i go oh great you read that crap & iam not saying iam peter steele but c’mon @ least say how i’am in the sack.

9. Soil was mentioned in the Tuff U.K. Tour Diary. Is that a highlight of your career so far?
no and its funny cause i’am the one who yelled out DEATH TO FALSE METAL in a joking matter on his way out of our dressing room,i say shit like that as goodbye and he didnt get it @ all.man that guy sure is serious for a glam god.

10. Rate the following chicks on a scale of 1 to 10. 1 being a dirty ho
and 10 being a hottie.
Jenny McCarthy = 3
J-Lo = 7
Carmen Electra = 10
Britney Spears = 8
Farrah Fawcett = 3
Vikki Foxx = 0
Christina Aquilera = 9
Reese Witherspoon = 8
Kelly Osbourne = 6
Lita Ford = 2

11. A farmer has 17 sheep standing in a field and all but 9 drop down and die. How many sheep are left standing?
i think 8,is this some trick question hahaha

NOTE: Well, it’s not really a trick question since it says ALL BUT 9 drop down and die, which means 9 are left standing. So far nobody has ever gotten this question right.

12. Which do you prefer and why:
South Side or North Side = north as i was brought up there and still prefer it,if you lived in chicago you would understand why north is the better of the two.
Chris Farley or John Belushi = ill say farley as i fucking love him in all the movies he did when he was around.
Thirsty Whale or Stingrays = oh man c’mon the whale.even my old band(broken hope) played there in the late 90’s they had all kinds of metal in & out of it.
Metal Edge or Metal Maniacs = metal edge more variety to offer.
Belmont Ave or Michigan Ave = belmont ,more freaky people and good army surplus store!.
John Hancock building or Sears Roebuck tower = hancock is a cooler looking builiding.
Trixter or Steelheart = now thats hard cause they both suck ass.NEITHER
Great America or Navy Peer = navy peer,cool to walk around and i really dont dig rides to much anymore.
Lillian Axe or Limp Bizkit = limp bizkit damn i guess cause @ least there is a bit of aggro in there stuff and the other choice is fucking gay.
Blowjobs or Rimjobs = blowjob’s,cmon thats really easy to pick.leave my ass alone.

13. What rock star deserves a smack in the mouth and why?
dave mustaine,he is such a ass.retire for what???????? jesus or your wife???

14. If you could put any one 80s rock song in a vault labeled "Songs That Fucking Suck", which 80s rock song would it be and why?
anything by tesla, i fucking hated that lame ass band shit i dont even know half there song titles.

15. The last of Shaun Glass:
Last time you saw a chick do the "walk of shame" = huh???
Last CD you purchased = OURS- prescious
Last movie you saw = jackass
Last venue you played in Chicago = metro
Last rock star you met = gene simmons in nyc iwas fucking so happy our a&r guy is a friend of his so he set it up.i love kiss since i was a fucking fetus.
Last fight you got into = in england there was a brawl after a party,my manager smacked some drunk crust core fuck but i hit someone in all the chaos.
Last time you took advantage of a groupie = in the uk about a month ago.
Last fast food drive thru you hit = shit i really dont eat that shit much anymore.
Last time you looked at Metal Sludge = i dont really as it’s more news on retro bands and i’am not a big fan of any in that genre.
Last time you went to a Bears game = never i hate sports.

16. Have you filled out an application at McDonald’s yet just in case this whole band thing doesn’t work out for you?
no i dont think thats gonna happen as i think i have a clue as to what is good music and will always be involved.

17. Yes or no, have you ever:
Had a toy car in your ass = no
Smoked pot with Chip Z’Nuff = no
Wondered what was in Zakk Wylde’s beard = no
Drank a beer with Jack Osbourne = yes
Purchased a Metal Method guitar lesson = no
Bought alcohol for a minor = no
Dreamed about being 6 foot tall = NO
Tasted piss = no
Sold your CD collection for cash = i have sold shitty cd’s to get a few good ones,so yes!!!
Shoplifted = once when i was a kid i stole a candy bar hehehehehe

18. Has VH-1 contacted you guys for a "Where are they now " episode yet?
no man it is a bit early for that one

19. Do you think you’d be more successful if you were normal height?
no but tim & adam in our band are fucking tall fuckers so they make up for ryan and i being so short.

20. Time for Metal Sludge’s Word Association. We mention a name and you give us your thoughts.
Johnny K = great producer
Dave Drainman = good singer
Paul Gargano = a metal brother
Mancow = loud
Donnie Vie = poser
Fuzz = funny
Billy Corgan = good songwriter
Fred Durst = done
Nikki Sixx = cool
Lemmy = god

Now that was interesting. Shaun said he hates Tesla while Great White is lame, Trixter and Steelheart both suck, Lillian Axe is fucking gay, and Donnie Vie is a poser….but he likes Pretty Boy Floyd? How is that humanly possible? That’s definitely a first!

For more info on Soil, you can visit www.SoilMusic.com.

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