For this weeks In the Riff We Trust we put the all important questions to the slaying Simon Pickett of the metal titans Bakken.
THE RIFF WHICH MADE YOU WANT TO PLAY THE GUITAR IS?
Heartwork by Carcass, blew my 16 year old mind!
WHAT IS THE FIRST RIFF YOU LEARNED TO PLAY?
Screamager by Therapy? (on the bass)
YOUR TOP THREE METAL RIFFERS ARE?
Dimebag, Dave Mustaine, James Hetfield
WHO IS THE MASTER OF THE RIFF?
Probably Dave Mustaine, he's a talented guy
THE RIFF WHICH IS THE SOUNDTRACK TO YOUR LIFE IS?
I'd like to choose Diary Of A Madman by Ozzy, but my life is way more boring than that ;-)
THE RIFF YOU WISH YOU WROTE IS?
Ashes In Your Mouth by Megadeth
THE WORST METAL RIFF EVER IS?
Walk by Pantera. Its actually a great riff but after you've heard it a million times it gets a bit old.
RIFF FOR RIFF YOUR FIVE FAVOURITE ALBUMS ARE?
Gamma Ray – Land Off The Free
Helloween – Keeper Of The Seven Keys pt 2
Children Of Bodom – Follow The Reaper
Megadeth – Peace Sells
A NON METALHEAD ASKS YOU WHAT DOES METAL SOUND LIKE, THE RIFF YOU PLAY THEM IS?
Ride The Sky by Helloween
THE RIFF YOU WANT PLAYED AT YOUR FUNERAL IS?
Diary Of A Madman, I'd like to think of people headbanging at a funeral
WHAT'S SO GREAT ABOUT RIFFS ANYWAY?A tasty well placed riff puts a smile on your face every time :-)
BAKKEN'S NEW EP WORLDWIDE GENOCIDE IS OUT SOON!