EL TOPO ARMETTA
1. How did you earn your nickname EL TOPO (mole/Maulwurf)?
IT' BEING GIVEN BY MY COUSIN SINCE THE INFAMOUS LATE FIFTIES B CLASS MOVIE THE MOLE MEN :
I REALLY DIG THAT FILM. IT SET MY MIND IN A VERY PESSIMISTIC AND ARTISTIC WAY I SAW WHEN I WAS ABOUT 8 THOSE DOWN UNDER IMAGES CHANGED MY LIFE … NOT ONLY FOR GOOD I REALIZED THERE THE IDEA OF DEATH POSSESION AND SEX!!
2. How would you describe yourself in one sentence?
SWEET LEAF, THE HAND OF DOOM, DAMAGED, MY WAR
3. Which bands or musicians had the most influence in what you stand for today?
4. Do you remember your first concert?
IT WAS 1986 WITH MY H,C BAND OF THAT TIME MASSACRE PALESTINA. LOTS OF SKATEBOARDS DISTURBING THE HORRID PEACE OF STAGE. I WAS 18 AND I HAD ALREADY MY MISFITS TATTOO…THE ONE AND ONLY.
5. What was your first tattoo?
THE FIRST WAS A HAND MADE SWASTICA I COVERED LATER BY A GIRLFRIEND WITH VERY BAD PULSE UNSHARP NEEDLE AND A VERY BAD PUNK ROCK ATTITUDE…
6.Which bands/records/songs do you like the most in the current stonerrock scene?
IS NOT EASY TO CHOOSE A FEW…OF CURSE CATHEDRAL, AND ELECTRIC WIZARD
BUT I REALLY RESPECT RISE ABOVE AND SMALL STONE AND ELECTRIC EARTH AND BLACK WIDOW COOL RECORD LABELS THAT OFTEN OFFER MUSIC I ENJOY
7. In the year of 2000 you recorded a split with LOS NATAS and also went on tour with them. Do you think you will rock with Los Natas again someday?
WE KNOW EACHOTHER SINCE KIDS. IT IS VERY POSIBLE….
8. Which of the 5 records and one demotape that Dragonauta released do you like the most. With which one can you identify yourself the most?
DRAGONAUTA IS ALL GOOD.EVEN BETTER WITHOUT ME... I LIKE CABRAMACABRA THE MOST. WE ARE SO THE SAME THAT IS NO HARD TO COME ALONG… FEDERICO FORMER FRONTMAN KINDA GOT ME IN. HE USUALLY SINGS IN OUR MISAS NEGRAS! THERE S NO EGO ONLY LOVE FOR DOOM AND THE OCCULT!
9. Can we expect some new material of Dragonauta in near future? Do you plan to start a new project?
WE DRAGONAUTA RECORDED OUR NEW ALBUM. BEFORE THE WORLD ENDS IT WILL BE OUT! “CREATRUENOS” KILL ER RIFFEAGE AND SPEED WILL BLOW YOUR EARS OFF. IM ALSO ABOUT TO GO TOUR WITH CABROCORDERO DUET AND ALTAR TO BRAZIL CABRO I PRODUCED LAST 2011 RECORD ((Namastie Qoh.)) ALTAR I WILL SOON! BESIDES THERES ONE OR TWO DRONE PROJECTS IM IN AND WE ALL HOPE TOUR EUROPE AND THE MOON AND SATURN ASWELL…
10. Between Natas and Dragonauta you have beEn in bands like Cuerno, Eight Hands For Kali, Taunus and Solodolor. Which time was the most important for your developement as a musician?
IM A MUSICIAN SINCE EVER….I AND I GUESS BEING A MUSICIANS BASTARD THAT IS THE MOST SIGNIFICANT TIME WITH ALL THE GUITARS AND AMPS AND BOOZE MY DAD LEFT AROUND IT WASNT HARD TO CHOOSE A PATH…
11. "Religion, Satan and Weed" are often used keywords in your lyrics. Why do you think is that? What is your opinion on religion?
RELIGION SUCKS , SATAN IS SLIGHTLY MORE ATTRACTIVE THAN SAINT PETER OR THE POPE ITSELF IF I HAVE TO TALK ON …. WEED IS SO OBVIUOS THAT IS KIND OF EMBARASSING TO RECOGNIZE THE IMPORTANCE OF IT ON OUR LIFE BUT…!I SMOKE POT TO FORGET RELIGION AND TO WORSHIP SATAN AT LEAST JAJAJAJA!
12. The global finance-sitiuation is chaotic, politics are corrupt and economy goes up and down like an elevator. What would you do to change the world (to a better one?) if you could?
CHANGE? WE ARE ALL DOOMED!
I COULD DO ONE ONE SOUNDTRACK OF THE LAST DAYS OF HUMANS ON EARTH
13.Anything left you ever wanted to tell all those stonerheads out there but never been a...
THANKS FOR THE INTERVIEW