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XS ROCK: Tell me about the latest band news? Any new projects coming out, live shows or announcements?
Keith: Right now we are working on new tunes for our up coming cd .We start recording it June 10th tracking drums. Again with Nick Rage of Toxic Holocaust at his studio Dexters Lab in Milford Conn !
XS ROCK: How long has the band been together?
Keith: We started back in 92, I think, but re-formed in 08
XS ROCK: What was your main motivation for starting or being in a band?
Keith: I love to play ! Nothing more than I LOVE TO PLAY
XS ROCK: What is your music background?
Keith: 30 Years of playing guitar thrashing all the way lol
XS ROCK: What image do you think your music conveys?
Keith: Enjoy life and Anarchy is not a bad thing
XS ROCK: What are your immediate music career goals?
Keith: Play record play record repeat
XS ROCK: What are your long-term career goals?
Keith: See above, Ha ha..
XS ROCK: Which do you prefer? Writing new songs and recording or playing for a live audience?
Keith: love it all. live is fun and you really get to de-stress when you let loose
XS ROCK: What are your songs about?
Keith: Everything and anything. I love history so I tend to write along those lines! But I also write things that will make you think and funny shit that happens along the way
XS ROCK: Do you have any outrageous tour stories from the road?
Keith: The best was a hooker getting beat up by her pimp out side our window in Ohio. Cops came. Dude got busted for telling the cop “If she keeps holding out on my money I going to kill her” . messed up!!!
XS ROCK: What’s the strangest request that you’ve ever received from one of your fans?
Keith: lol pass on this one lol
XS ROCK: Were your parents supportive of your aspirations to play in a rock band?
Keith: Yes and no as they wanted me to play on broad way musicals backing band stuff, which would have been really cool but never happened
XS ROCK: What are your favorite tracks to play live?
Keith: Black Rose and Once Again
XS ROCK: Which band or artist inspired you to perform? Why?
Keith: Black Sabbath, Judas Priest and KISS big KISS army fan back in the day lol
XS ROCK: If you could design a dream tour for your band, who would be on the bill?
Keith: Kreator , Overkill and US
XS ROCK: What do you consider your greatest accomplishment so far?
Keith: My daughter Stephanie
XS ROCK: If you weren’t performing in a band what kind of career do you think you would have?
Keith: I have one ! Which sucks lol
XS ROCK: What type of equipment do you use for live shows?
Keith: Well I’m endorsed with Randall amps and Strictly 7 Guitars could not do it with out them !!!!!!!
XS ROCK: What do you think of the current music scene?
Keith: Its good. Hit and miss in some areas but all in all good fans
XS ROCK: For anyone that doesn’t know you, what would they be surprised to know about you?
Keith: I breed dogs and snakes and have a paranormal investigation group
XS ROCK: If someone had never heard you before, how would you describe your sound?
Keith: Fast in your face Thrash with a lot of cool riffs
XS ROCK: Is there anything that you’d like to promote or say to your fans out there?
Keith: Yes, buy our CD’s you can find them and us at www.shallow-ground.com or hit us up on www.facebook.com/shallowground
XS ROCK: Thanks for taking time out to talk with XS ROCK.
Keith: Thanks for having me