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?
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!