Manilla Road Special (22): Ernest Clark

Do you want to talk about Manilla Road? If so, read the next chapter of our great special. Ernest Clark, a passionate fan like Mark Anderson, praises his favourite band – and his friend Mark Shelton, of course. How many times did you attend a Manilla Road concert? Between 1986 and 2015 I have seen […]

Manilla Road Special (21): Neudi (Manilla Road)

Today’s interviewee needs no introduction: The one and only Andreas «Neudi» Neuderth talks about The Shark and Manilla Road. Enjoy reading! When did you meet Mark Shelton for the first time? Neudi: We met online when I created a Manilla Road fanpage in the late nineties. I grew up being one of the few Manilla-fans […]

Manilla Road Special (20): Jonathan «Sealey» Seale (Iron Void)

Today, Jonathan «Sealey» Seale – who already talked to my colleague Aidan last year, mainly about his great band Iron Void – answers our questions about Manilla Road and Mark Shelton. Enjoy reading! Would you classify Manilla Road as an important source of inspiration for your music? Jonathan «Sealey» Seale: Absolutely! We’re all big fans […]

Manilla Road Special (19): Cory Christner (Manilla Road)

Today, Cory „Hardcore“ Christner answers our questions about Manilla Road and Mark Shelton. He played drums on Gates of Fire (2005), Voyager (2008) and Playground of the Damned (2011). Enjoy reading! When did you meet Mark Shelton for the first time? Cory Christner: I believe it was about 2002 when my father introduced me to him. I was about 17 years old. I […]

Manilla Road Special (18): Vidarr (Legendry)

Today, Legendry’s Vidarr talks about his love for Manilla Road – a very special, passionate and in-depth interview. Enjoy reading! Would you classify Manilla Road as an important source of inspiration for your music? Yes, absolutely! More than just an inspiration in terms of sound. Manilla Road has inspired me as a musician to create […]

Manilla Road Special (17): Kevin Portz (Gravety)

Den nächsten Abschnitt unseres großen Manilla Road Specials eröffnet Kevin Portz (Gravety), den ihr vielleicht schon von anderen Beiträgen auf unserem Blog kennt. Ein gern gesehener „Stammgast“, der immer viel zu sagen hat und mit seiner eigenen Band aktuell an einem epischen Album arbeitet. Viel Spaß beim Lesen! Würdest du Manilla Road als eine wichtige Inspirationsquelle für […]

Manilla Road Special (16): Josh Castillo (Manilla Road)

Today, Josh Castillo answers our questions about Manilla Road and Mark Shelton. He played bass on Mysterium (2013) and The Blessed Curse (2015). Besides, he appeared as session musician on Hellwell’s debut album Beyond the Boundaries of Sin (2012). Enjoy reading! When did you meet Mark Shelton for the first time? I met Mark through […]

Manilla Road Special (13): Phil Ross (Manilla Road)

We’re very happy to present to you the first interview with a Manilla Road member. Many thanks for your contribution to our special, Phil Ross! When did you meet Mark Shelton for the first time? I first met Mark at a Manilla Road show in Wichita at The Port, a local venue that was around […]