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  • Take Aim: Amy Sciarretto vs. Pro-Pain's Gary Meskil

    Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:31:09

    Take Aim: Amy Sciarretto vs. Pro-Pain's Gary Meskil - Heavy metal rules!

    Pro-Pain are a heavy metal institution, which is why we have invited frontman Gary Meskil into today's Take Aim ring. We don't mind dousing the ring in a flammable substance like Pro-Pain.

    Twitter-size your bio -- your choice of 140 words or characters, if you want to get technical-- and tell us everything we need to know! GO!

    Pro-Pain are a New York hardcore metal band who started in 1991. Since then, we have released 14 studio albums, the latest of which is called The Final Revolution (SPV/Steamhammer Records) [due out January 14, 2014 in the US -ed.]. We have performed over 3,000 concerts in more than 35 countries throughout the world. The band's catalog sales exceeds one million units. We are currently rehearsing for a European tour in support of our new album. For more information, log onto pro-pain.com or visit us at PRO PAIN Official on Facebook.

    If you were not doing music, you would be...

    In advertising. It's also a very creative field, and one which has intrigued me for several years.

    Any non-music hobbies, talents or skills?

    Painting, sports (tennis, hockey), and cooking.

    Pick ONE song on your record and share a writing or recording story. Something intimate, that you haven't told anyone else (or at least a bunch of writers or journalists) and that which puts us in the moment with you. Let's get intimate, shall we?

    The song is 'Southbound,' and it's about my decision to leave N.Y. with my family in search of "brighter pastures.' To generalize, it's about moving forward, and taking chances in life without hesitation.

    Finish this sentence: PRO-PAIN is the artist that...

    Kept it real...for real.

    We love bands that keep it real, which Pro-Pain most definitely do. Will you check out new music from Pro-Pain?



    —Amy Sciarretto
    12.17.13



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