Site Of The Hydra Q & A with MANTAS


Site Of The Hydra: What was the first vinyl album you owned?

Mantas: T- Rex - Ride A White Swan


SOTH: What was the first Compact Disc you owned?

Mantas: Queen - Greatest Hits, it was a xmas pressie to go with my first ever CD player.


SOTH: What was the first “name” band you seen in concert live?

Mantas: Blue Oyster Cult, 1977/78


SOTH: What is the greatest concert you have ever seen?

Mantas: Ah, too many to mention but the one that sealed my fate was Judas Priest, 1979


SOTH: Name your Top Guitarists of all time.

Mantas: KK Downing, Gary Moore, Frank Marino, Zakk Wylde


SOTH: Name your Top Bassists of all time.

Mantas: Geddy Lee, Lemmy


SOTH: Name your Top Drummers of all time.

Mantas: Dave Lombardo, Scott Travis


SOTH: Name your Top Vocalists of all time.

Mantas: Glenn Hughes, Rob Halford


SOTH: Name a band (or bands) that you would have liked to see live, but never did.

Mantas: Motörhead, Thin Lizzy, Mahogany Rush (70's),


SOTH: Name 5 great albums from the 70’s that you still listen to often.

Mantas: Kiss Alive, Mahogany Rush Live, Quo Live, Stained Class, Destroyer . . and more! . . UNLEASHED IN THE EAST!


SOTH: Name 5 great albums from the 80’s that you still listen to often.

Mantas: Screaming For Vengeance, Corridors Of Power, British Steel, Creatures Of The Night, Ace Of Spades


SOTH: Name 5 great albums from the 90’s that you still listen to often.

Mantas: Painkiller . . . end of!


SOTH: Which decade had the best Rock / Metal music?

Mantas: Late 70's to 80's


SOTH: If you had to name the Top 5 Rock / Metal bands ever they would be…

Mantas: Judas Priest, Judas Priest, Judas Priest, Judas Priest, Judas Priest,


SOTH: What Sports do you enjoy watching?

Mantas: MMA


SOTH: What type of Movies do you enjoy most?

Mantas: Horror, Martial Arts, Action, Comedy


SOTH: Favourite Actor / Actress?

Mantas: Anthony Hopkins, Jodie Foster


SOTH: Top 5 Movies ever?

Mantas: The Exorcist, Enter The Dragon, The Devils Advocate, 7 Samurai, Silence Of The Lambs and can I add Waynes World . . SCHERWING!!!


SOTH: Top 5 TV shows ever?

Mantas: Father Ted, Mrs Browns Boys, Old Grey Whistle Test, Family Guy, Only Fools And Horses


SOTH: Who would play you in the film of your life?

Mantas: Keith Lemon, Hahahahahahaha!


SOTH: What would your super power be?

Mantas: To be able to shit 20 pound notes


SOTH: Who would you invite to your dream dinner party?

Mantas: Thats a tough one, so many people I would love to sit down and talk with


SOTH: How do you relax?

Mantas: Whats that?


SOTH: What is the worst job you've done?

Mantas: Pumping gas when I was 16 years old


SOTH: If you could own any car in the world it would be...?

Mantas: Porsche 911


SOTH: Do you have house pets?

Mantas: Cats, Dogs, Rabbits, Hamster, Mouse, Fish


SOTH: If you could have a holiday home anywhere in the World, where would you have it?

Mantas: Somewhere quiet in the Japanese countryside


SOTH: Favourite Food / Drink?

Mantas: Japanese, Greek - Tea and the occasional Drambuei


SOTH: If a time machine is invented, which concert would you travel back to see?

Mantas: Kiss, Madison Square Gardens in the 70's


SOTH: What song would you like played at your funeral?

Mantas: I'm planning on sticking around for a long while yet!