Skullface from Metal Monster: We are very lucky to be Metallica fans


I love the people who have a passion and Metallica is a beautiful passion

Dear friends, we spoke to Pascal from no more existing French chapter Metal Monster.

HOS: What is your name (nickname), where are you from and position it your local chapter?
My nickname is Skullface and I was the Head Chapter of the local chapter Metal Monster.

HOS: When was the first time you have heard Metallica and which song?
The very first time it was at home and It was Battery when I bought Master Of Puppets album.

HOS: Your favorite album or song? And explain why?
I’ve got plenty favorites songs…my top three…Creeping Death, Whiplash and I love Bleeding Me because the riff of James in the middle of the song It’s one of the better riff of the Almighty… The Riff!!!

HOS: What is Metallica personally for you? Did Metallica change your life in some way?
Metallica had changed my life when it burst into it after the death of my brother in 1986. Metallica is in me.

HOS: What is the most insane thing you have ever done inspired by Metallica?
Tattoo??? Yes tattoo because it’s for the rest of your life and all my projects too.

HOS: When and where you have seen Metallica Live? Which one is your personal favorite? And how many concerts you want to see in the future?
I’ve seen Metallica live for the first time at Bercy in November 10th 1992 at Bercy Paris in the snake pit.
Vincennes 1993
Paris Bercy 1996 (2)
Belgium Pukkelpop Festival 1997
England Reading Festival 1997
Nulle Par Ailleurs TV show Paris 1997
Elysée Montmartre Paris 1997
Paris Bercy 1999
Eurockeeennes de Belfort 1999
Berlin symphonique 1999
Chicago 2000
Paris 3 shows in one day 2003
Paris Bercy 2003
Italia Bologne 2003
Paris Parc des Princes 2004
Germany Rock Am Ring 2006
Germany Rock In Park 2006
Spanish Bilbao 2007
Tchecoslovaquia 2008
Taratata FrenchTV Show audience + Soudcheck just behind the kit of Lars 2008
Paris Bercy 2009 (2)
Lyon May 23 2010
Zurich June 18 2010

HOS: Where are the craziest Metallica fans you’ve ever met?
All the Metallica fans are crazy!!!

HOS: Have you ever met some of the guys in person and what was the first thing in you mind when you saw them?
I have the chance to met them several times and each time I told to my mind ォUs Metallica fans we are very lucky!!!サ Metallica it’s a big family !

HOS: Would you take the offer to work for Metallica if they ask you to?
When I saw Metallica at Taratata tv show in 2009 I worked for the group during all the day. It was very cool and a great experience but only one time. It’s not my place behind the stage…my place is in the audience with the other fuckin’ crazy fans!

HOS: You must explain what is Metallica to your 5 year old kid, how will you do that?
When I went to the show at Bercy with my son in April 2009 a big deal happened at the end of the show just before seek and destroy. James asked to light the arena as each night and just before Seek and Destroy he asked to my son his age!!! Him like me we were panic and we didn’t answer to James! I’ve got the photos of this moment! When I have the chance to met them at Nimes in July 7 2009 I explain this moment to the members and asked them to write a word for my son. He practice guitar and I took a photo of him with his guitar and James wrote to my son ォDear Marvin, keep playing, I’ll see you on stage!!!サ My son is 8 years old and he has a word from each member of Metallica above his bed !!!

HOS: When did you join the MetClub and when was born the idea for the local chapter?
I joined the fan-club in April 25 1993 and my number is 3091. The idea to create my own local chapter was born in 2005. But I decided to stop it more than a year ago and it didn’t exist anymore but the webzine continued.

HOS:  What is the main purpose of your local chapter?
The webzine is original and very complete I think we were the only in the world to purpose a magazine with 52 color pages.

HOS: Do you know something for Bulgaria? Would you say something special to the members of HOS?
Yes I know the local chapter of Bulgaria and congratulations for your work. I know what it is to work in a local chapter and it’s not easy to enjoy every fans. I love the people who have a passion and Metallica is a beautiful passion.
Hey members of HOS keep support your local chapter and maybe see ya soon on the road…metal up your ass!!!

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