Dutch Heavy Music Quiz 2016 – Shinedown

Dutch Heavy Music Quiz 2016 – Shinedown

Band number 8 playing the Dutch Heavy Music Quiz 2016 is the American hardrock band Shinedown . It’s up to them to beat the score of Soilwork (23), Moonspell (12), Municipal Waste (9) and all the others. At Graspop Anton talked with Barry Kerch (drummer/founding member) and Brad Steward (bass) and asked them 10 questions about Dutch heavy music.

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1. Which Dutch magazine for metal music was founded in 1980 by Metal Mike and Stefan Rooyackers?
Shinedown: We have to go for the multiple choice.
Anton: Metal Hammer, Aardschok or RockHard.
Shinedown: Metal Hammer is the UK. So we have RockHard or Aardschok. We go for RockHard.
Anton: No, it’s German. The right answer was Aardschok.
Shinedown: Ah, that’s a shame.
Anton: No problem. 9 more questions to go.

2. Which Dutch symphonic metal band is founded by Mark Jansen and got their name from Kamelot’s sixth album, released in 2003?
Shinedown: It’s not Epica isn’t it? Just give us the options.
Anton: Are you sure? Or just listen to what he said…
Shinedown: We go for Epica. Haha…
Anton: Haha… Yeah!
Shinedown: Ah, nice. I didn’t recognize the guy his name, but it’s with Simone isn’t it?
Anton: Yes, that’s right. First 3 points for you!

3. In 1990 Iron Maiden covered the song ‘Kill Me Ce Soir’. From which famous Dutch rock band is this song originally.
Shinedown: Oh, wow. It’s a 70s band?
Anton: Yes, with a world wide hit called Radar Love.
Shinedown: I know the answer, but we need the options to recognize it.
Anton: Focus, Golden Earring or…
Shinedown: … Golden Earring! Haha… I knew that one, because I used to cover ‘Radar Love’ with the band.
Anton: Really? Great song! And 4 points for you guys.

4. What have the Dutch death metal bands Asphyx, Pestilence and Hail of Bullets in common?
Shinedown: No idea. We go for the options.
Anton: They have the same drummer, same vocalist or the same guitar player.
Shinedown: Vocalist? No, the same guitar player.
Anton: No. It was the same vocalist. Martin van Drunen. No points for you.

5. In 2014 musician and composer Arjen Lucassen worked together with the female singer Anneke van Giersbergen on a musical metal project. What was the name of this Dutch project?
Shinedown: Haha… no idea! Can we have the choices please?
Anton: The Gentle Storm, Star One or Stream Of Passion.
Shinedown: I like answer A. I go with it.
Anton: Yes, it’s The Gentle Storm! A wild guess?
Shinedown: Well, it sounded like the best possibility. Haha…
Anton: Ever heard of Arjen Lucassen? Or Anneke van Giersbergen from The Gathering?
Shinedown: Yes, we know The Gathering. But no idea what Anneke is doing now.
Anton: Well, she does a lot of projects and solo things. Still going strong. You have now 5 points in total.

6. Which Dutch DJ, composer and musician worked together with Sepultura, Fear Factory and Dog Eat Dog?
Shinedown: Uuuuuuhhhh….. Is it Junkie XL?
Anton: Yes, great!
Shinedown: Didn’t he also composed the music for the Mad Max movie?
Anton: Yes, that’s right. He’s doing a lot of music for movies. And he had also a number one hit with the remix of the Elvis song A Little Less Conversation.
Shinedown: Yes, of course. Nice one.
Anton: A busy guy. 8 points already.

7. A very popular metal band from The Netherlands is Carach Angren. What type of metal do they play?
Shinedown: Carach what?
Anton: Carach Angren.
Shinedown: Whooo! And you wanna know what type of metal they play? Symphonic? Gothic? Just give us the categories. There are so many types of metal! Haha…
Anton: I have three for you. Groove metal, black metal or thrash metal.
Shinedown: Weird name, so it could be black metal. Fuck it. We go for black metal!
Anton: Yes! They call it themselves black horror metal.
Shinedown: Ah right. Full make-up.
Anton: Of course! One extra point for you makes 9 in total.

8. Which Dutch punk band played over 1500 shows and still holds the record of best sold Dutch punk album?
Shinedown: Best sold Dutch punk album. They are still around?
Anton: No, they quit 4 years ago.
Shinedown: Then it’s not Dreadlock Pussy. Haha… What are the choices?
Anton: I have the Heideroosjes, The Ex or The Apers.
Shinedown: The last one. The Apers.
Anton: No.
Shinedown: Shit!
Anton: It was the Heideroosjes. It’s the Dutch name for a certain flower. Haha… No points, so still 9 points.

9. Floor Jansen is since 2012 the lead singer of Nightwish. In which Dutch symphonic metal band was she singing between 1997 and 2009?
Shinedown: That was After Forever!
Anton: Wow! Great! You know Floor Jansen?
Shinedown: Yes, we do. We just played with Nightwish at the Download Festival a few days ago. So, we talked with each other about music stuff.
Anton: Nice! A good preperation for this quiz. Haha… 12 points already. Up to the last question.

10. Which Dutch hardrock band scored a worldwide hit in 1982 with the song ‘Burning Heart’?
Shinedown: Burning Heart? 1982?
Anton: Yes. A long time ago.
Shinedown: We were very young then. Give us the options.
Anton: Jackal, Sleeze Beez or Vandenberg.
Shinedown: Vandenberg.
Anton: Yes! You know Adrian Vandenberg? The guitar player.
Shinedown: No.
Anton: He was the guitar player for Whitesnake for several years.
Shinedown: Ah yeah. Now I know it. But I didn’t know he was from The Netherlands.
Anton: Yes, he is. So I hope you learned something from this quiz. Haha…
Shinedown: Haha… How did we do?
Anton: Well, let’s see. 13 points! So, that’s the second place for you guys.
Shinedown: Not bad at all. It’s respectable.
Anton: Thanks for your time and enjoy your stay here at Graspop.

Shinedown: 13 points. Check all the other bands that played the Dutch Heavy Music Quiz 2016.

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