Steve Hancock


i was born i live and one day i too shall die



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

gives me release, gives me comfort in the darkness, gives me sanity, in a world where there is no such concept, love it

What is your music dream?

tour the earth playing from my heart to people sharing my message, my view of life on this planet, and receiving back the same energies

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

me of course and spread my wings and fly, obviously right?

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Dyers Eve, by Metallica

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Max Cavalera, Igor Cavalera, Cliff Burton, Burton C. Bell, Devin Townsend, Meshuggah, Morbid Angel, Tom Araya, Pantera, many many others.....

What inspires you to make music?

Pain, suffering, joy, creation, destruction,

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

feel it, feel your life, breathe it in, and truly feel what it means to be alive.

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

words can't even explain what i feel, its just.........EVERYTHING!

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

Well live performances, took a huge hit past 10 years, but overall, i wouldn't change much.... just that more people come out to shows, and less phones at the shows..... thats about all

What do you think of Drooble?

so far, its alright..... give me time

What frustrates you most as a musician?

naysayers about the genre, about my life direction, about whatever, just people who won't see the big picture, its like, really?

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

yes, when i have money, i go to shows, i hang out with local musicians, before during and after shows, its a community, and if i have the time and the money, i do everything i can to support the scene... just because

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

play with soul, play with fire, play you, fuck the instrument, its a vessel for you! be you, play you, is all i wanna say

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

vicious circle from new jersey, great metal act, hellgrind from indiana is alright, of course i have to plug necrodemon here, i was in that band for a stint, anything black, ripping, and hard is probably worth it to hear