Heavy Metal Musicians Speak Out On Rising Anti-American Sentiment Around The World

September 7, 2004

Norway's Imhotep 'zine recently asked more than 60 heavy metal and hard rock musicians to answer the following question regarding the current political situation in the world: What's your opinion on the rising tide of the anti-American sentiment around the world and to what would you attribute this?

Among the musicians that took part in this "survey" were the following:

Adam Bomb
Alan Nemtheanga (PRIMORDIAL)
Albert Bouchard (BLUE ÖYSTER CULT)
Aldo Lonobile (SECRET SPHERE)
Anders Iwers (TIAMAT)
Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA)
Andy Sneap (SABBAT)
Andy Tanas (ex-KROKUS, BLACK OAK ARKANSAS)
Andy Timmons (ex-DANGER DANGER)
Antti Kokko (KALMAH)
Aquiles Priester (ANGRA)
Bill Leverty (FIREHOUSE)
Billy Gould (ex-FAITH NO MORE, ex-BRUJERIA)
Billy Sheehan (STEVE VAI - ex-MR.BIG, TALAS, NIACIN)
Brian Vollmer (HELIX)
Byron (BAL-SAGOTH)
Craig Nielsen (FLOTSAM AND JETSAM)
Daniel Gildenlöw (PAIN OF SALVATION)
Doug Pinnick (KING'S X)
Ginger (THE WILDHEARTS)
Gus G. (DREAM EVIL, FIREWIND)
Guus (ORPHANAGE)
Harley Flanagan (CRO-MAGS)
Ian Parry (ELEGY, CONSORTIUM PROJECT)
James Murphy (ex-DEATH, TESTAMENT, OBITUARY)
Jizzy Pearl (RATT, LOVE/HATE, ex-L.A. GUNS)
Joey Alves (Y&T)
Joey Vera (FATES WARNING, ARMORED SAINT, ANTHRAX)
Johnny Monaco (ENUFF Z' NUFF)
Juan Garcia (AGENT STEEL)
Keith Knight (ASKA)
Kelly Keeling (KING KOBRA, MSG, BATON ROUGE)
Kelly Shaefer (NEUROTICA, ATHEIST)
Ken Hensley (URIAH HEEP)
Kristian Andren (WUTHERING HEIGHTS)
Kurdt Vanderhoof (METAL CHURCH)
Leif Jensen (DEW-SCENTED)
Lenny Wolf (KINGDOM COME)
Lips (ANVIL)
Marc Rizzo (SOULFLY, ILL NINO)
Mark Jansen (EPICA, AFTER FOREVER)
Max (HEARSE)
Michael Lardie (GREAT WHITE)
Mike Patton (FANTOMAS, TOMAHAWK, MR. BUNGLE, FAITH NO MORE)
Nebelhexe (NEBELHEXE)
Neil Turbin (ex-ANTHRAX)
Niclas Etelavuori (AMORPHIS)
Nikolo Kotzev (BRAZEN ABBOT)
Olaf Lenk (AT VANCE)
Oliver Hartmann (EMPTY TREMOR, GENIUS, AVANTASIA)
Oliver Phillips (EVERON)
Patrice Guers (RHAPSODY, PATRICK RONDAT)
Scott "Wino" Weinrich (PROBOT, THE OBSESSED, SPIRIT CARAVAN)
Spike Cassidy (D.R.I.)
Stefan Zell (WOLVERINE)
Steve Lukather
Steve Vai
Tchort (GREEN CARNATION, BLOOD RED THRONE)
Ted Poley (DANGER DANGER)
Tim Donahue (MADMEN & SINNERS)
Tony Harnell (TNT)
Tommy Shaw (STYX)
Valtias Mustatuuli (ARTHEMESIA)
Wulfstan (FOREFATHER)

Check out the results at this location.

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