💿 Hi, it’s a pleasure for us to have on Hardrockheavymetal RON COOKE of THRUST, a real legend in traditional heavy metal history! Let’s start talking about the early days of the band..When is this all begun? Which bands have influenced you? Thrust started in 1982! Highly influenced by NWOBHM bands like ourselves.
💿 We're all listening to the new smart single "THE SORCERESS". Can you tell us somethin’about this song and its composition process? Is this a starter before the main dish (a full-length)?
Yes.."The Sorceress" is the new single before the new THRUST album is released this year! Its the first siong we wrote together in quite awhile!!!
💿 Two years ago was published the great "FIST HELD HIGH/REINCARNATION", the reissue of your first masterpiece plus REINCARNATION, an unreleased album via METAL BLADE RECORDS. .Will be there a relation's follow up with this classic label? Can you present the current line-up of the band?
The label will be a surprise and the line up is-members: Ron Cooke-Guitar, Eric Claro-Vocals, Angel Rodriguez-Guitar, Ray Gervais-Bass, Joe Rezendes-Drums
(You can buy this album on this link: www.metalblade.com/thrust http://www.indiemerch.com/thrust/thrustonline.com).
💿 The real news in music industry is the return of vinyl; What’s your feeling about this classic format and the current music business?
Vinyl is awesome!!! It's making a great comeback.We think the fans like ourselves love getting a big piece of the band with vinyl!
💿 What's your opinion about the renewed interest for NWOBHM and traditional hard’n’heavy?
Metal is come full circle again for the bands like us that have stood the test of time.We are truly grateful.
💿 Can you tell us somethin’about your next live gigs?
We will be doing a world tour when the new album come out!8 -thanks you guys for being part of our family!!! Rock on!!!
💿 Thank you so much for your time! See you soon on HARDROCKHEAVYMETAL!
Thanks you guys to be part of your family!!! Rock on!!!