‘10 to 15 years ago, it was a relatively new phenomenon, [in the late 90s], more ladies fronting metal bands. Of course, it’s not an entirely new thing, but there was a different type of music attached to it, a different vibe to it, compared to early 80s with Doro and Lita Ford and more the heavy metal genre. More and more bands came and maybe had a bit of the same sound in the beginning. First it was called gothic metal, a name I didn’t understand…’
Metal Frontwomen vs 'Female-Fronted Metal’(Soaring Highs and Brutal Lows)
Total Guitar: If you weren’t the guitarist in Rammstein, what would you be doing?
Paul: I’d have a company called ‘Unasked-For Advice.’ You could come to me and get hints and tips on anything from feeding birds, to the color of your car, to how many children you should have, to fixing a problem with your shower.