Interview 3/31/2004 by Thiago from Whiplash
The first album you bought (rock / metal)
Michael Harris: Burn - Deep Purple
Your Top 5 rock / metal abums of all time
Michael Harris: Brain Salad Surgery - ELP
Captain Beyond - Captain Beyond
Hemispheres - Rush
Song For America - Kansas
Master of Reality - Black Sabbath
The last album you bought (brief comments on it)
Michael Harris: Tri Tone Fascination - Shawn Lane
I really like the music, playing, and diversity of this disc.
An album that changed your life (why?)
Michael Harris: "Earthquake" by Electric Sun
Uli Roth's soloing on this was absolutely cosmic and indescribable.
- The album that you listened to more times in your life
Michael Harris: The Rush catalog from "Fly By Night" through "Hold Your Fire"
The better artwork for the frontcover of a disc
Michael Harris: Beatles White Album
An album that you would give to your biggest enemy
Michael Harris: Load - Metallica
An album that you would like to have recorded
Michael Harris: Diary of Madman - Ozzy
Four bands that you would call for a festival
Michael Harris: Judas Priest, Ozzy, Accept, Loudness.
A band that definitely should call it a day
Michael Harris: U2
Three bands that you'd like to see doing a reunion
Michael Harris: Zep w / Jason B; The Police; Kansas (w / Livgren)
An album of the 70's that you recommend
Michael Harris: Todd Rundgren's Utopia
An album of the 80's that you recommend
Michael Harris: Russian Roulette - Accept
An album of the 90's that you recommend
Michael Harris: Songs From the Vatican Gift Shop - STP
- Three instrumental guitar rock / metal anthems... (name of the songs and
Michael Harris: Into the Arena - Michael Schenker
Far Beyond the Sun - Yngwie
La Villa Strangiato - Rush
Three songs that you like to play most (Solo career)
Michael Harris: Julius Seizure
The End of Forever
A song that better define your career (being yours or not)
Michael Harris: "Transmigration of Souls" from "Distorted Views"
- A song you really like, but you can't understand why... it's horrible and
you know that!
Michael Harris: I either like it or I don't
A vocalist that definitely doesn't please you
Michael Harris: Eddy Vedder
- Complete this sentence: "I'm so fan of this band, that I'd buy their
tribute album to Kenny G"...
Michael Harris: That's pushing it.
How was your weirdest encounter with a fan?
Michael Harris: Nothing weird.
- Time to choose... (give a brief comment on your choice)
Alex Masi or George Bellas
Michael Harris: both
David Martone or Cyril Achard
Michael Harris: both
Marcel Coenen (Sun Caged) or Rob Johnson (Magnitude 9)
Michael Harris: Rob Johnson
A song that you'd like to be played in your funeral
Michael Harris: "A Soul's Torment", a song I wrote for "Sketches From the Thought Chamber"
What would you like to write on your tombstone?
Michael Harris: State Farm Life. Policy now terminated.
- OUT OF THE BLUE QUESTIONS
- If you could start a project like the G3... besides you, mention two
guitarists that you would to share the stage with:
Michael Harris: Michael Schenker, Uli Roth
You have fear of...
Michael Harris: Heights, marriage, bad music.