Donald Simon






What is music to you? What does it give you?

It gives me a reason to be. It alters my mood and makes my life tolerable. It calms the chaos that is my brain.

What is your music dream?

To share my vision with like minded individuals...

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

Find a cure for addiction

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Metallica "One" I remember seeing the video on MTV when And Justice For All was released. I was in third grade and it was a life changing experience for me. I had never heard anything like that and I instantly fell in love with metal!

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Metallica, Slipknot, Snot, Clutch, Tool, Killswitch Engage, Lamb of God, Pantera

What inspires you to make music?

Knowing the thoughts, feelings ants power that it evokes. It can lift you up out of misery and despair.

What is the message you want to send with your music?

That as terrible as it sometimes appears...this life is fucking beautiful!

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?


How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

I feel like the romance and glamour of it is gone...

What do you think of Drooble?

Hard to answer that in the first 5 minutes wouldnt you say? Genius that thought of that one...

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Trying to translate my thoughts into reality...

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

I used to...the local scene kinda died out unfortunately...

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Ambition and integrity...

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

How the fuck should i know what you've heard of? Lollipop Lustkill would be a suggestion and a band outta the Florida Keys that calls their style mangrove metal...wish i could remember their name!