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Cynical Whiskey
Cynical Whiskey
The goal is to touch different aspects of emotion. Influences are spontaneous, the only constant is an attempt at solid, head banging metal/hard rock.
Tell me about your history? How did you get where you are now?
Started as two projects, Skepsis and Arshreddian Orchestra. The sounds were entirely different. Skepsis was pure metal, while AO pushed the edges of progressive... I don't know what. Recently though, the Skepsis sound has started to shift towards a medium between Skepsis and AO. So I felt that I needed to specify the differences in sound with separate names for each. Thus, Cynical Whiskey was created for all those songs in the middle.
Have you performed live in front of an audience? Any special memories?
I play open stage gigs at local pubs every now and again.
Your musical influences
Megadeth, Pantera, most progressive metal groups and jazz.
What equipment do you use?
ESP/Washburn/Laguna guitars, Roland amps, Boss stomp boxes, Ernie Ball strings, Audio Technica mics and Fenders picks.